Category Archives: Baseball

Petrosie to Join the Academy of Art University

In exciting news for the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, former Dixie High School pitcher, Chris Petrosie, has committed to join the Academy of Art University in the fall. Petrosie has shown his skills at the Yakima Valley Community College in Washington for the last two years. He posted a 15-6 overall record…

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Baseball VS Football

Forbes contributor Maury Brown recently shared his opinion that Major League Baseball is better than the NFL, explaining that while the NFL rules in television ratings, he prefers baseball, alongside many others. He lists ten reasons why: It’s played in the summer. It’s played daily. Every ballpark is different. MLB.com, MLB.TV, and MLB “At Bat”…

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Tampa Bay Rays Come Out Over San Diego Padres

The Tampa Bay Rays have turned to an old formula to shake their recent bad stretch. Starting pitching, outstanding defensive plays, well-timed hits and shutout relief pitching left the Rays with a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres this weekend. Sean Rodriguez said: “It felt like it was back to normal. You can never…

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Ben Zobrist of Tampa Bay Leads Rays to 9-6 Victory Over Red Sox

Tampa Bay’s Ben Zobrist’s second inning grand slam home run gave the Rays a 9-6 win over their division rivals the Boston Red Sox. In the third inning Zobrist added his fifth RBI of the game, and Casey Kotchman added a two run homer in the sixth as well. Tampa Bay’s David Price said “I…

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Jeter Reaches 3,000 Mark; Yankees Victorious Over Tampa Bay Rays

Derek Jeter, the beloved New York Yankees shortstop, had an unbelievable Saturday, going 5-for-5, including the game-winning hit against Tampa Bay and passing 3,000 hits in his career. With his hit, Jeter became the first Yankee and the 28th MLB player to reach the record, with a home run in the third inning. He also…

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Rangers Victorious Over Kansas City Royals; NBA Finals: Heat VS Mavericks

Elvis Andrus’s RBI single with two outs completed the Rangers’ final-inning comeback, ending the game with a 7-6 win over the Kansas City Royals. The Royals were up 6-5 in the top of the ninth, following a sacrifice-fly RBI by Alcides Escobar, but the Rangers rallied when Nelson Cruz tied the score with a single…

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Bulls Battle for Top Spot; Anel Pagan to Replace Beltran at Center Field

The Chicago Bulls are continuing their climb to the top spot in the Eastern Conference with their recent 105-77 victory over the Washington Wizards. The Bulls have exceeded the expectations of the season, standing within one game of the Miami Heat and just two behind the conference-leading Celtics. This week, Derrick Rose led the Bulls…

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Bynum Back in the Game; Oakland A’s Sign Matsui; Vikings to Play at University of Minnesota

The Los Angeles Lakers welcomed their seven-foot center back into the game with a 103-89 victory over the Washington Wizards. Andrew Bynum, in his first game back following a knee injury in July, scored seven points and two blocks in less than twenty minutes. Bryant scored 24 as well. “Everything was cool for the first…

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Sports News

The Red Sox may have just become the best team in baseball. While the NY Yankees made an offer to Cliff Lee and the LA Angels handled their trade for Adrian Gonzalez, the Red Sox made arrangements with Carl Crawford, the talented left fielder who can lead them right to the top. Crawford will make…

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Yankees and Jeter Find a Middle Ground

The NY Yankees have finally come to an agreement with their shortstop and captain Derek Jeter, after a strained and even hostile debate. Although Jeter had asked for no less than $24 million per year, the negotiations ended with a four-year deal (three years and one option) during which Jeter was guaranteed to make at…

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16 Year Old Wins Gymnastics World Title With Her Glasses On

16-year-old Morgan Hurd has just shattered a glass ceiling by winning the gymnastics world championship title– with her glasses on. The Harry Potter-loving teen has been watching the competition on TV since she was a child, and didn’t think twice when she decided to wear her glasses while working to become a gymnast. “I tried…

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Lebron James and Politics in Sports

The NFL season has kicked off and with it the political climate both on and off the field has begun to heat up. Similar tensions can be seen across a wide range of sports, including basketball. Lebron James recently spoke out about the situation, calling for unity across the country.

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Justin Thomas Wins 2017 PGA Championship

The 2017 PGA Championship yielded exciting results, with Justin Thomas completing the tournament at -8, just two shots ahead of his competitors. His first major win, this competition awarded Thomas with $1.89 million. In the past, Thomas was only ranked among the top 10 of major tournaments once: he tied for 9th place at the…

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Kevin Durant Takes $10 Million Pay Cut to Boost Warriors Roster

Talk about a team player. After an incredible season, 2017 NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant opted out of his contract prior to the opening of the NBA free agency period, but not for the reason you may have expected. In a surprising move, Durant renegotiated a 2-year contract at a much lower rate in order…

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And the Stanley Cup Goes To…

The Pittsburgh Penguins! In a great game held two days ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0, winning the series in six games.  This is the fifth time the team has won the Cup and the second consecutive time (something that has not happened in 19 years).  Thusly,  there are quite the celebrations…

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Petrosie to Join the Academy of Art University

In exciting news for the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, former Dixie High School pitcher, Chris Petrosie, has committed to join the Academy of Art University in the fall. Petrosie has shown his skills at the Yakima Valley Community College in Washington for the last two years. He posted a 15-6 overall record…

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NFL Changes: Natalie Ravitz Becomes VP of Communications

Certainly, there is something new happening in the NFL all the time, and someone needs to manage that information. The NFL has recently announced a new hire, as Natalie Ravitz will serve as their senior VP of communications. Ravitz comes from an impressive PR background, having served as Rupert Murdoch’s Chief of Staff at News…

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For the Love of the Wallabies: Geoff Richards

Even though Geoff Richards only got to play for the Wallabies due to injury toll the team faced in 2010, he still had an impressive professional rugby career. Internationally speaking, the former rugby union player and coach got around. For example, although born and raised in England, very early on in his career, Richards was…

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Seattle Seahawks Obliterate Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII

In a shocking showdown, the Seattle Seahawks blew over the Denver Broncos for a 43-8 Super Bowl win. This is the team’s first NFL title, and while their season was undeniably impressive, the Seahawks’ outcome against the legendary Peyton Manning was especially extraordinary. The franchise dominated from the very first play of the game, and…

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NFL’s Week 16

In week 16 of the NFL we find Eugene King and Philly making their selections.

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