UCLA Pitcher Is Smarter And Better Than You Are

Meet UCLA freshman Trevor Bauer. Trevor graduated from high school early and began his freshman year this past January. He is an engineering major who, in a perfect world, would like to be a quantum physicist. In his spare time, he crafts physics equations to entertain himself. Trevor also, like many quiet, engineer-y types across […]

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On-Deck Bean Ball Haunts Victim 10 Years Later

There have been been nasty, ugly beanball incidents over the years in baseball, but perhaps nothing was as shocking or deplorable as what happened 10 years ago this month, when Wichita State ace and MLB prospect Ben Christensen - thinking that Evansville lead-off hitter was Anthony Molina was “timing” his warm-up pitches from the on-deck […]

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Fordham’s Unmatched Legacy In College Baseball

Ask the casual sports fan which college baseball team has the most wins ever, and you might get an answer like Texas, LSU or USC. Actually, the most likely answer would be “they play baseball in college?,” but that’s besides the point. But even the most hardcore college baseball nut would be hard pressed to […]

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Gator DUI Arrest Gets Gainesville Cop In Hot Water

As the media furor over the mistreatment of Texas player Ryan Moats by a Dallas police officer dies down, there’s a new case popping up of an athlete getting the shaft by law enforcement. The GAINESVILLE SUN says that an officer who arrested University of Florida baseball player Stephen Locke on DUI charges that were […]

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College Baseball Game Stopped After 49-1 Rout

The Kentucky State baseball team was scheduled to play a doubleheader against Eastern Kentucky on Wednesday. Things got off to a good start for the KSU Thorobreds, as they scored the first run at the top of the first inning. Unfortunately, the EKU Colonels scored 22 in the bottom of the first - and 27 […]

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Mets’ Citi Field Throws Out Its First Phillies Fan

In case you were running a pool at the office about how many games would be played in Citi Field before a Phillies fan was thrown out of the park — and, really, why wouldn’t you be — I hope you chose zero. The first game in the Mets’ new digs was played this past […]

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Scott Boras Is Ready To Hold MLB Hostage Again

You can be sure that Manny Ramirez wasn’t the only person in his camp disappointed when he was “only” able to get a two-year $45 million deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers.  You can bet that his agent Scott Boras was hurting, too. That’s because Boras was the one who orchestrated Manny opting out of […]

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Ballers Now To Skip Senior Year Of High School?

Stefan Fatsis of THE ATLANTIC has a recent piece on New York high school basketball prospect Lance Stephenson. In the treatment, Fatsis explores the possibility of Stephenson going to play in Europe instead of heading to college - like Brandon Jennings.

(Already well-prepared for fundamentally-sound, team-oriented Euroleague!)
Buried in the piece though is a much more […]

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Pitching Machine Burgled In Poorly Planned Heist

We all did some pretty stupid things in college. For some reason I thought it imperative to steal a table, two chairs and a hand truck from our student center. But at least all those things eventually came in handy. So what’s one student’s excuse for stealing a pitching machine?

Michael Szarnrej, a student at Salem […]

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Miami’s A-Rod Banquet Maybe Could Have Waited

There’s bad timing, like Bernie Madoff’s wife withdrawing $10 million the day before his arrest. There’s really bad timing, like Napoleon deciding winter was the best time to invade Russia. Then there’s the University of Miami, unveiling Alex Rodriguez Park yesterday.

If we assume that Miami players are expected to be inspired by his performance and […]

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