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  • Bert Sugar, baseball and Cal Ripken Jr.

    Bert Sugar, baseball and Cal Ripken Jr.
    The Orioles don’t play until tonight, but I figured I’d give you something baseball-related to read today. Bert Sugar, best known as a boxing historian, died Sunday from cardiac arrest. He was 75. Sugar is remembered for wearing his fedora,...
  • Scenes from Oklahoma City, site of tonight’s Magic-Thunder game

     
    OKLAHOMA CITY — From time to time, we're going to try on this blog to give you some flavor of the cities where the Orlando Magic play their road games....
  • Florida’s Mike Zunino named semifinalist for Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award

     
    Florida sophomore catcher Mike Zunino was named one of 13 semifinalists for the Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award on Thursday. Zunino leads the fourth-ranked Gators (39-14) in nine 0ffensive categories: batting average (.368), total bases (127), hits...
  • LET'S GIVE THE KID A BREAK, OK? ...

     
    Much has been written about and said about the fact that Domonic Brown hit 210 (13-for-62, 35 games) in his first exposure late last year to major league pitching. I've heard some who have called their favorite talk show host to give their expert analysis...
  • Mike Zunino named semifinalist for Golden Spikes Award

     
    Florida catcher Mike Zunino has been named one of 30 semifinalists for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award, which is presented to the nation's top amateur baseball player. The SEC Player of the Year leads Florida in batting average (.367), total bases...
  • UF catcher Mike Zunino receives All-American honors

     
    Florida catcher Mike Zunino was named a second-team Louisville Slugger All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper on Thursday, becoming the first Gator to earn the honor since Matt LaPorta in 2007. The sophomore is the first UF catcher to be named an...
  • Baseball America makes three All-American honors for UF catcher Mike Zunino

     
    It should come as not surprise at the end of a season that earned UF catcher Mike Zunino SEC Player of the Year honors, the Gators sophomore picked up a third All-American honor. Baseball America named Zunino to its All-American first team on Thursday. He...
  • Mike Zunino, Preston Tucker named ABCA All-Americans

     
    Sophomore catcher Mike Zunino and junior outfielder Preston Tucker were named All-Americans by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) on Thursday. Zunino was named to the first team, while Tucker was named for the second team. It was another...
  • Day 2 of Ultimate Road Trip: Cincinnati will be tough to beat

     
    As a Cardinals fan I am supposed to hate the Reds. It's one of the best rivalries in baseball at the moment and that brawl they had last year was one of the worst in recent MLB history. But visiting Cincinnati on Friday, my first time ever in the Queen...
  • Farewell to Kansas City and the long road back to the Lehigh Valley

     
    We left Kansas City on Thursday morning and began the long -- and I do mean long -- ride home. The "Ultimate Road Trip" is nearing its conclusion. And I think we're all fatigued. Ok, some of us can at least keep our eyes open, unlike the legendary Carl...
  • Mark Trumbo and Jeff Mathis in Angels lineup vs. A's

     
    Mark Trumbo, who was pulled from Saturday night's game in the seventh inning because of right ankle discomfort, was penciled in to the lineup for Sunday's must-win game against the Oakland Athletics in Angel Stadium. But after the rookie first......