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  • J.A. Happ's injury revives a personal anguish for this baseball dad

    J.A. Happ's injury revives a personal anguish for this baseball dad
    Somebody is going to get killed out there. I've said it a hundred times, thought it a thousand. The only question was, what ballplayer would have to die on the mound before something was done to protect pitchers? The issue, in the news again after...
  • Friday's college multi-sport roundup: Younger Verlander, Gloucester's Burney spark ODU to win at JMU

    In college baseball Friday, Ben Verlander and Gloucester High graduate Joey Burney belted home runs to help Old Dominion win 7-4 at James Madison in a series opener in Harrisonburg. Verlander, batting .398 this season, is showing he's much more than just...
  • Who Ya Got? (For March Madness, Stupid, What Else?)

    Who Ya Got? (For March Madness, Stupid, What Else?)
    As anyone who even remotely follows college basketball understands, no one knows anything about what will happen in this year’s NCAA tournament. Total crapshoot even for a tournament that’s intended to be a crapshoot. Last year’s...
  • Virginia has only itself to blame for not making NCAA field

    Virginia has only itself to blame for not making NCAA field
    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Middle Tennessee State has one top-100 victory. Virginia boasts eight. The Blue Raiders defeated two teams that made the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers bested four. Yet when the NCAA unveiled its 68-team bracket Sunday, Middle...
  • Teel Time: NCAA selection chairman talks non-conference schedules; take note, Virginia

    Mike Tranghese, then commissioner of the Big East, is the first NCAA selection chairman I recall touting non-conference strength of schedule. The year was 2001, and Tranghese’s panel had not only included 16-14 Georgia in the bracket but also seeded...
  • Women's Basketball: Transfer keys Vanguard victory

    COSTA MESA — In a truly convincing bit of coincidence Thursday night, Vanguard University junior transfer Nicole Ballestero proved that San Diego's loss was, well, a loss for San Diego. Ballestero, who played the last two seasons at the...
  • Allan Chaney gets another chance to play the game he loves

    Allan Chaney gets another chance to play the game he loves
    Standing in the living room of his mother's Belair-Edison home late one summer evening, Allan Chaney raised his plain white T-shirt below his collarbone. He had just been asked to show his chest, to reveal the remnants of a more than two-year ordeal...
  • Royals 1st round pick Kyle Zimmer signs

    Royals 1st round pick Kyle Zimmer signs
    KANSAS CITY, MO (June 4, 2012) — The Kansas City Royals have selected Kyle Zimmer, a right-handed pitcher from the University of San Francisco, with the fifth overall pick of the June Free Agent Draft. The 20-year-old Zimmer, a 6-foot-4, 220-...
  • UF catcher Mike Zunino a semifinalst for Golden Spikes Award

     
    Florida catcher Mike Zunino was named one of 30 semifinalists for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award, marking the second year in a row he's made the list. The award has been given annually to the top amateur baseball player in the country for the past...
  • Chapjian picks up regional honors

    Chapjian picks up regional honors
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Sako Chapjian (Hoover High, 2008) junior infielder/designated hitter, Cal State Dominguez Hills baseball: Chapjian and Dominguez Hills encountered a difficult season, going 14-34 and...
  • Daniels makes NCAA debut

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. DeAndre Daniels (Renaissance Academy) freshman, Connecticut men's basketball: Daniels logged two minutes of court time in his NCAA Tournament debut, which saw the defending-champion...