The William Smith College ice hockey team dropped the program's first game this evening to the University of Massachusetts Boston 4-1. The Beacons spread their offensive chances around with four different skaters collecting goals.
The No. 15 Hobart College hockey team earned a 3-1 victory in its season opener tonight, a non-league game played in Brockport, New York. Senior Brad McBride and junior Bo Webster each chipped in two assists in the victory.
The Hobart College hockey team will begin 2014-15 ranked No. 15 in the D3hockey.com poll and receiving votes in the USCHO.com Division III Poll. The Statesmen open the season with four straight road games that begin this weekend with trips to Brockport and Potsdam.
The undefeated Hobart football team will host its fifth annual Touchdowns and Tackles for Happiness House game this Saturday, Nov. 1. The Statesmen kickoff against Liberty League rival Union at noon on Boswell Field at the Caird Center for Sports and Recreation.
Three members of the No. 8 William Smith College soccer team were named to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team. Seniors Madeline Buckley and Caitlyn Mitchell as well as sophomore Emma Diehl earned spots on the team and will now appear on the ballot for Capital One Academic All-America honors.
Dale Carey went 2-for-4 and made a game-saving diving catch in centerfield, and relievers Connor Bach and Tyler Mapes picked up starter James Bourque as the Doubledays topped the Batavia Muckdogs 4-3 in the season finale at Falcon Park.
Diomedes Eusebio rocketed two home runs and finished with 6 RBI, Jeff Gardner and Bryan Mejia added bombs of their own, and the Doubledays outslugged the Mahoning Valley Scrappers 12-7 in Eastwood Field's final game of the 2014 season.
The Washington Nationals today announced the signing of a two-year Player Development Contract extension (which begins in 2015) with the Auburn Doubledays of the short-season Class A New York-Penn League through the 2016 season.
The Auburn Doubledays stormed to walk-off wins in both ends of a doubleheader, taking the first 5-4 in nine innings, while concluding the night by winning the second 2-1 in a regulation seven frames over Jamestown.
When the final out of the World Series nestled safely in Pablo Sandoval's glove, it officially kicked off the beginning of baseball's Hot Stove season. In the Bronx, the Yankees had been huddling for weeks, preparing for that green light.
Derek Jeter's final tour, Masahiro Tanaka's stellar arrival and Dellin Betances' breakout campaign are among the memorable Yankees moments of this past season that have been selected to be nominated for MLB.com's Greatest in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Awards.
CC Sabathia's many innings on the mound for the Yankees have been accompanied by a constant positive presence, with his wife, Amber, always cheering from the crowd. As Sunday's New York City Marathon approaches, their roles are about to reverse.
Power-hitting Yankees outfield prospect Aaron Judge has been selected to represent the East Division in the Arizona Fall League's Fall Stars Game, which can be seen at 8 p.m. ET on MLB Network and MLB.com on Nov. 1 at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Aaron Judge, Greg Bird and Tyler Austin, all ranked among the Yankees' top prospects, lived up to the Bronx Bombers nickname in Scottsdale's 12-3 victory at Glendale. Each homered and scored two runs in the win.
For six innings Tuesday, Glendale right-handers Francellis Montas and Parker Bridwell silenced Scottsdale's offense. Despite some wildness that led to two runs, the pair held the Scorpions hitless, allowing the Desert Dogs to open a four-run lead.
Three months removed from season-ending right knee surgery, Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia said on Tuesday that he feels "pretty much back to 100 percent" and expects to be ready for a full workload of 32 starts and 200 innings in 2015.
Up-and-coming Yankees first-base prospect Greg Bird was named the Arizona Fall League's Player of the Week, representing the Scottsdale Scorpions, on Monday. In four games, he hit .353, had a .421 on-base percentage, a .706 slugging percentage, a 1.130 OPS, two home runs, five RBIs, a pair of walks and three runs scored.
The longest stretch of baseball in 2013 first-round Draft pick Aaron Judge's life began when he reported to Yankees Minor League Spring Training in March. He played 131 regular-season games from April through August, then reported to instructional league in September. There's no rest in Judge's immediate future, because he's now in the Arizona Fall League, slated to play with the Scottsdale Scorpions through mid-November.
The Yankees are scheduled to play their first Spring Training game of 2015 on March 3 against the Phillies in Clearwater, Fla., and will host Philadelphia the next afternoon at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla.
As the Yankees' professional scouting meetings wrap up this week at Yankee Stadium, the club has started its search for a new hitting coach, setting up interviews with former big leaguers Chili Davis and Dave Magadan about the vacancy.
The Yankees started meetings with their professional scouts on Monday in New York, with general manager Brian Cashman's staff entering the beginning stages of outlining what must be done to get the team back to the postseason in 2015.
Brian Cashman said that the Yankees will actively seek contingency plans in the event that Rodriguez is not able to play his position. In addition to time as a designated hitter, manager Joe Girardi has spoken to Rodriguez about the possibility of playing some first base.
The offseason is officially underway for the Yankees, who checked off an important piece of business on Friday by finalizing a three-year contract extension with Brian Cashman, who will continue to serve as the club's senior vice president and general manager.
The Yankees plan to be in the market for a shortstop this offseason, and their list of options diminished by one on Thursday as J.J. Hardy and the Orioles reached an agreement on a three-year contract extension.
The Yankees are set to head into a campaign without an official captain for the first time since 2003, and manager Joe Girardi will be looking to several key veterans -- including CC Sabathia, Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran -- to fill the void left by Jeter's retirement.
With Archie Bradley and Tyler Glasnow on the mound as Salt River hosted Scottsdale on Opening Day in the Arizona Fall League, the final game of the day was expected to be a pitchers' duel. But after early exits for both power pitchers, both of whom are the top prospect in their organizations, power bats took over the game Tuesday. Led by Yankees prospects Greg Bird and Tyler Austin, Scottsdale outslugged Salt River, 7-4.
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is on the board of directors for Harlem RBI, and he participated in a charity tournament at Liberty National Golf Course on Monday after discussing his recent career and his plan for the offseason.
The last two times that the Yankees finished the regular season without the gates opening for a playoff game, they adhered to what can be called the Steinbrenner playbook: open the checkbooks and chase the biggest fish in free agency, stealing the headlines for the winter.
Over the past six weeks, the Mets hired a hitting coach, moved in their fences and extended the contract of general manager Sandy Alderson, checking three boxes off their offseason to-do list. But the most pressing issue still remains for a Mets club on the precipice of playoff contention -- a legitimate corner-outfield bat.
A 79-83 season still featured several bright spots for the Mets, whether it was Jacob deGrom's sparkling debut, Juan Lagares' exploits in center field or Lucas Duda's powerful emergence. Those three account for four of the Mets' eight nominations for MLB.com's Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Awards.
Several of the best prospects in baseball will collide tonight in the ninth annual Fall Stars Game, the yearly All-Star Game for the Arizona Fall League. This year's active rosters feature 13 players from MLBPipeline.com's Top 100 Prospects list.
A raw talent coming out of high school in Wyoming, outfielder Brandon Nimmo has worked hard to refine his game since the Mets made him the 13th overall pick of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft. That effort was rewarded this season, as his potential was transformed into results and he reached Double-A Binghamton in the second half.
Mets reliever Jeurys Familia underwent successful surgery Friday to repair bilateral sports hernias, the team announced. Familia was already on his way home to the Dominican Republic at the time of the announcement.
In his second Major League season, the Mets' Juan Lagares was recognized for his defensive prowess Thursday when he was unveiled as a finalist for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award among NL center fielders.
The Mets did not need to look far to find their new hitting coach, taking him from just across town. The team on Thursday announced that recently dismissed Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long will fill that role for them in 2015. Long replaces Lamar Johnson, who took over when the Mets dismissed Dave Hudgens in May.
The SU men's soccer team (14-2-1, 5-2-1) celebrated senior night and defeated Boston College (5-8-3, 1-6-1) by a score of 2-1 with Skylar Thomas scoring the game winning goal in the 103rd minute on Friday, Oct. 31 in front of 1,672 on hand for the match. The victory helped solidify a high seeding in the ACC tournament for the Orange.
Orange fans will get their first look at the 2014-15 version of the Syracuse men's basketball team on Sunday, November 2 when it hosts Carleton in the Carrier Dome. The exhibition opener is set for 1 p.m.
After a tough first set, the Orange bounced back in the second to threaten Louisville. However, the Cardinals (14-8, 6-4 ACC) held strong and stifled the Syracuse (8-14, 1-9 ACC) attack with an astounding defensive effort.
Syracuse (5-9-4, 2-6-1) is set to take on No. 5/5 North Carolina (11-2-2, 8-0-1), which has won 22 national championships, in its last match of the regular season on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. The Tar Heels mark the sixth nationally-ranked opponent the Orange has faced this season.
Want a chance to travel with the men's and women's lacrosse team for a doubleheader at North Carolina? If the answer is yes register today to attend the "Night of Lacrosse Legends and Stars" hosted by Gary Gait '91 on Tuesday, November 11. The event takes place at The Savoy Tavern in Merrick, N.Y. from 7 – 10 p.m. with a VIP hour starting at 6 p.m.
Time Warner Cable SportsChannel, the local home Syracuse University sports, will begin its basketball coverage on Sunday afternoon as the men's basketball team takes on Carleton University in its first exhibition game heading into the 2014-15 season.