The 15th ranked William Smith College field hockey team used four second half goals to cruise past Nazareth 5-0. First-Year Hannah Wood led the way for the Herons notching her first career hat trick in the process.
Hobart senior Matt Johnson recorded his best round of the season today in the Oswego State Fall Invitational. The Statesmen finished seventh out of 10 teams in the 18-hole tournament played on the par 71 Oswego Country Club.
Following a 2-0 week, the 14th ranked William Smith College field hockey team took home two of the three Liberty League weekly awards this week. Senior Catherine Hare was named Defensive Preformer of the Week while first-year Hannah Wood was named the Rookie of the Week by the conference office this afternoon.
Hobart sophomore cornerback Todd Collier was named the Liberty League Football Defensive Performer of the Week today by the conference office. The Statesmen, who defeated Endicott 28-18 on Saturday, remained No. 12 in the D3football.com Top 25 for the second week in a row.
William Smith College senior Madeline Buckley was named the Liberty League Women's Soccer Offensive Performer of the Week as announced by the conference office this afternoon. Sophomore Emma Diehl earned a spot on the league's weekly honor roll.
The Hobart and William Smith Colleges sailing team opened the 2014 fall season with a victory at the Cornell Fall Open and first-year Connor Swikart qualified for the Carl Van Duyne Men's Singlehanded Championship with a fifth place finish at the Laser North.
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.
Things escalated quickly at Tropicana Field on Tuesday, as the benches cleared and three Yankees were ejected in the late innings of the Rays' 6-1 win. Yankees manager Joe Girardi was tossed in the top of the eighth, and his replacement -- bench coach Tony Pena -- as well as right-handed reliever David Phelps were ejected a half-inning later, after Phelps sent a fastball under Kevin Kiermaier's chin and to the backstop -- a play that emptied both dugouts.
Making his Rays debut against the Yankees at Tropicana Field on Tuesday night, Nick Franklin took third base on a wild pitch from Michael Pineda with one out in the sixth inning, and his baserunning play ended up turning into a run -- but only after further review. Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon successfully challenged what was originally ruled an out, setting up Franklin's dash home on the next play.
Manager Joe Girardi, pitcher David Phelps and bench coach Tony Pena were all ejected as the Yankees reached their boiling point on the way to a fifth loss in six games, dropping a 6-1 decision to the Rays at Tropicana Field on Tuesday night.
CC Sabathia has been announced as the Yankees' nominee for this year's Roberto Clemente Award, presented by Chevrolet. The award recognizes a Major League player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.
Derek Jeter has been a formidable rival for many teams around the league over the years, but there is a different sense of the retiring Yankees captain around these parts. To the Rays, he is also a neighbor.
Mark Teixeira was held out of the Yankees' starting lineup against the Rays on Tuesday with discomfort in his surgically repaired right wrist, and manager Joe Girardi said that he is not certain when the veteran first baseman will be ready to return.
Yankees third baseman Chase Headley made a healthy return to the lineup Monday, but his evening was abbreviated by a verbal spat with home-plate umpire Marty Foster, who ejected him for arguing balls and strikes in the seventh inning of New York's 1-0 loss to the Rays at Tropicana Field.
Yankees reliever Dellin Betances recorded two strikeouts in Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Orioles, giving him 130 in 86 2/3 innings. That ties Rivera's franchise record for a reliever, though Rivera -- then the setup man for closer John Wetteland -- needed 107 2/3 innings to reach that total. "For me, to just be mentioned in any sentence, any breath with Mariano Rivera -- I'm just honored," Betances said.
When the season ends, Derek Jeter will hang up his pinstripes and begin life as a retired baseball player in Tampa, Fla., He's already got a cozy little place set up over on Davis Islands -- that 30,875-square-foot mansion on Hillsborough Bay a few minutes south of downtown, the one often referred to around these parts as "St. Jetersburg."
The Rays' Ben Zobrist connected for a game-winning single off Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Rays to a 1-0 victory Monday night at Tropicana Field. New York absorbed its fourth loss in five games, dropping six games back in the race for the second American League Wild Card.
Carlos Beltran returned to the Yankees' lineup Monday night, and though it has been a difficult first season with the club, the veteran slugger is trying to finish strong before having surgery on his ailing right elbow.
The Orioles paid tribute to Derek Jeter's career in a pregame ceremony on Sunday evening at Camden Yards, and Jeter reflected on competing against the O's and his time playing for Buck Showalter in New York.
Derek Jeter said that it has been "an odd situation" to fight for playoff position while being constantly reminded that his own personal finish line is approaching, but the Yankees' captain said that he is not stressing about his recent results at the plate.
Facing the likelihood of their second dark October in as many years, these are desperate times for the Yankees, and so the bullpen phone rang demanding the services of David Robertson. The gamble -- having Robertson on the mound for a third straight game -- did not pay off, resulting in a blown save and a 3-2 Orioles victory on Sunday at Camden Yards.
Shane Greene picked up his fifth big league win with 5 1/3 innings of solid ball, Brian McCann homered and Chris Young stole home as the Yankees posted a 3-2 victory over the Orioles on Saturday at Camden Yards.
Derek Jeter reported no issues with his sore left elbow after the second game of Friday's day-night doubleheader, a 5-0 Yankees loss, so New York manager Joe Girardi is ready to proceed as normal for the rest of the captain's final voyage.
Former Milwaukee Braves and Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Frank Torre died on Saturday. He was 82. The brother of Hall of Famer Joe Torre, Frank Torre played seven years in the Major Leagues and won the 1957 World Series with Milwaukee.
Chase Headley was cleared to play by a neurologist after being struck in the chin by a fastball on Thursday, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi indicated that he does not expect the infielder to be in the lineup until Monday at the earliest.
After Jimmy Paredes spoiled the Yankees' afternoon with a walk-off, pinch-hit, two-run double, Bud Norris made it an even tougher evening, stifling the Yankees with a season-high 10 strikeouts as the Orioles swept a day-night doubleheader by a 5-0 score in the nightcap.
During his time-out as a released free agent, Chris Young had a strange feeling that he shouldn't give up his New York City apartment just yet, but he couldn't have imagined that a surge like this was waiting around the corner. Young has found new life with the Yankees, homering for a third straight game in the first contest of Friday's doubleheader against the Orioles.
Chris Young broke a scoreless tie with a home run in the 11th, but reliever Adam Warren couldn't hold the fort in the bottom of the frame, as the Yankees dropped a 2-1 decision to the Orioles in Game 1 of Friday's doubleheader.
Chris Young hit a walk-off three-run home run in the ninth inning to carry the Yankees to a 5-4 victory over the Rays on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees' offense had been stymied by the Rays' Alex Cobb, who carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning that was broken up with a one-out double by Young. The Yankees pulled to within four games of the Tigers for the second American League Wild Card spot.
The celebration of the 200th anniversary of our national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," is on, as Francis Scott Key's memory is honored for his poetic description of the "dawn's early light" of Sept. 14, 1814, at the height of the War of 1812. With that in mind, two centuries later, we go around the horn with nine things to know about the song that is now eternally connected to the Grand Old Game.
David Wright is once again the Mets' nominee for the annual Roberto Clemente Award, Major League Baseball's highest off-the-field honor. MLB and Chevrolet jointly announced all 30 nominees on Tuesday, one for each team.
Juan Lagares exited the Mets' 9-1 win over the Marlins on Tuesday in the top of the fifth inning with what the team announced as a hyperextended right elbow. Kirk Nieuwenhuis entered the game, playing center and batting leadoff.
Despite an altered logo appearing on the Mets' official Twitter and Facebook pages earlier this week, the team has not changed -- and has no plans to change -- a logo that has gone largely unaltered over the past 52 years.
Vic Black has a mild rotator cuff strain -- or, as general manager Sandy Alderson called it, "normal fatigue." As a result, the Mets are shutting him down for 5-6 days before trying to ramp him up again in an effort to allow the right-hander to pitch in another game this season.
General manager Sandy Alderson plans to sit down with manager Terry Collins this weekend in Atlanta and discuss, among other things, the manager's future in Flushing. Yet Alderson's comments on Monday left little intrigue for Collins, who remains under guaranteed contract for one more season.
For the first time in over a year, Matt Harvey climbed atop Citi Field's main pitching mound on Monday afternoon, toed the rubber and began firing. It was the final throwing session of the season for Harvey.
No. 23 Syracuse (5-1-0) defeated Cornell (2-2-1) by the score of 3-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the SU Soccer Stadium. It was the Orange's 16th consecutive regular-season, non-conference win as the team rebounded from 1-0 loss to Notre Dame over the weekend.
After rolling to a 40-3 win over Central Michigan on Saturday, the Orange have put the win behind them and have its sights set on hosting Maryland on Saturday. See what the 'Cuse student athletes have to say about the Terps:
The 20th-ranked Orange (4-1-0) steps back out of conference when it welcomes Central New York neighbor Cornell (2-1-1) to the SU Soccer Stadium on Tuesday, Sept. 16 for a 7 p.m. match. Cornell is riding a two-game winning streak after starting the year 0-1-1 in its first two matches. The Orange lost for the first time this season, 1-0, to No. 4 Notre Dame over the weekend.
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Over the course of two days, the Orange competed against four New York opponents in its first weekend of fall softball play. After outscoring Fordham, Albany, St. Bonaventure and Herkimer this weekend in Binghamton the coaches are pleased with their team and are excited for the road ahead.
A pair of Syracuse student-athletes earned ACC weekly honors for their strong races at the Harry Groves Spike Shoe Invitational.Sophomore Sydney Leiher earned ACC Women's Cross Country Performer of the Week and classmate Joel Hubbard was named ACC Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week by the league on Tuesday.
The Syracuse University field hockey team was ranked No. 4 in the nation in the latest Penn Monto/NFHCA Division I National Coaches Poll, the NFHCA announced on Tuesday. This marks the highest the squad has been ranked during the 2014 season.
Following the excitement of Terry and Kim Pegula selected to potentially purchase the Buffalo Bills, the team came out with a big win Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium against the Miami Dolphins, "squishing the fish" 29-10.