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  • Thursday's local college roundup: CNU, Hampton earn key softball victories; Tyler saves day for Hokies

    Softball: NCAA Division III: Christopher Newport sophomore Sabrina Hill hit a two-run home run and drove in five runs to lead the Captains past Roanoke 8-0 in five innings in an NCAA Division III regional first-round game in Salem. CNU (33-11)...
  • Sox Surprise: Unlikely But Deserving AL Champs

    Pat yourself on the back if you saw this coming. The Red Sox were an epic disappointment last year, finishing with 69 wins and 93 losses. They recalled the mediocre teams of yesteryear, when it was said that 25 players would take 25 cabs to the team's...
  • Poll: Did World Series umpires make right call at end of Game 3?

    Poll: Did World Series umpires make right call at end of Game 3?
    It appears we have another baseball controversy. Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday night was decided on a controversial call which allowed the St. Louis Cardinals to plate the winning run in the ninth inning of a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox....
  • Sox In Six — 1967 With A Happy Ending

    Sox In Six — 1967 With A Happy Ending
    They did it. A Boston Red Sox team that was given up for lost in 2012 came back to win the World Series in six intense and exciting games against the St. Louis Cardinals. For Red Sox fans, the 2013 season was a gift from the baseball gods, a magical...
  • N.C. State nips William and Mary 1-0, Tribe in losers' bracket | Raleigh Regional

    RALEIGH – William & Mary’s baseball team avoided Ole Miss ace Bobby Wahl in Friday’s NCAA Raleigh Regional opener, but the Tribe had no such luck with an even higher profile college pitcher, North Carolina State ace Carlos Rodon....
  • Behind The Beards Was Heart

    Sporting beards that would make Gandalf the Wizard jealous, the Red Sox turned in a magical season —an odyssey that sprang from too much chicken and beer in the clubhouse under Terry Francona, to the Bobby Valentine experiment and finally to the top...
  • Baseball: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 7/2, including many new players)

    Player, Level, Team, Org., Pos., Avg., G, AB, R, H, HR, RBI, OPS; Jake Cave, A, Charleston (S.C.), Yankees, OF, .271, 60, 251, 35, 68, 1, 19, .736; Michael Cuddyer, MLB, Colorado, Rockies, RF/1B, .339, 63, 248, 38, 84, 14, 48, .968; Ben Guez, AAA,...
  • Baseball: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (updated 7/27)

    If you want to see the world and stay up late most nights, a great way to do it is to play pro baseball. Former William and Mary standout Brendan Harris was picked up late this week by the New York Yankees' organization and sent to Triple-A after being...
  • Orioles are stumped in 7-3 loss to the Red Sox, evening the series at 1-1

    Orioles are stumped in 7-3 loss to the Red Sox, evening the series at 1-1
    Before a sold-out home crowd Saturday night, the Orioles lost an emotionally charged 7-3 contest to the Boston Red Sox, a game in the standings and chunks of their visiting dugout phone. Maybe this has the potential to become an actual rivalry after all....
  • Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona is AL manager of year

    Cleveland Indians' Terry Francona is AL manager of year
    Terry Francona, who led the Cleveland Indians to their first playoff berth in six years, was honored Tuesday as American League manager of the year. Francona had never received a first-place vote in previous years, even when he led the Boston Red Sox to...
  • Jim Joyce has been there at some big moments

    Jim Joyce has been there at some big moments
    There is a leftover tidbit to this year's World Series Game 3, when umpire Jim Joyce called obstruction at third base to end the game and send the Boston Red Sox to defeat. When Joyce's father died in 2009, among the things buried with him was a Red Sox...