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Hobart and William Smith Colleges



William Smith College sophomore Sydney Arsenault was named the ECAC Upstate Women's Tennis Player of the Week as announced by the conference office this afternoon. Arsenault was tabbed the Liberty League Performer of the Week on Monday.


The Hobart College tennis team won its fourth match in a row this afternoon, topping Hamilton 8-1. The Statesmen improve to 12-8 this season, while the Continentals fall to 9-10.


For the second time in three weeks, the William Smith varsity eight has been named the Liberty League Women's Rowing Boat of the Week by the conference office. The Herons went 3-2 against nationally ranked crews on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass., this weekend.


William Smith College sophomore Sydney Arsenault was selected the Liberty League Women's Tennis Performer of the Week as announced by the conference office this afternoon.


Two members of the William Smith College lacrosse team were honored by the Liberty League this week. Sophomore Hannah Connolly was named the Offensive Performer of the Week and first-year goalie Sarah Honan was tabbed the Defensive Performer of the Week.


William Smith College sailors captured fifth place in the MAISA Women's Spring Dinghy in Ithaca, N.Y., over the weekend, qualifying for a spot in the ICSA Women's National Semifinals in late May. HWS also finished 11th at the Admiral's Cup in Kings Point, N.Y.


The William Smith golf team competed in the Jack Leaman Invitational hosted by Amherst over the Easter weekend. First-year Madeline Dietz and junior Kara Capstraw led the Herons in a highly competitive field.


After an uneven day of racing on Saturday, the William Smith rowing team bounced back to win all three of its races on Lake Quinsigamond today. The No. 3 ranked Heron varsity eight led the way, besting a field that included No. 8 Tufts and No. 9 WPI.


Senior Dillon Sass finished fifth in a field of 50 golfers to lead Hobart in the 36-hole Palamountain Invitational. On the McGregor Links Country Club par 72, 6,581-yard layout, he finished the tournament five over par, five strokes off the lead.


The Hobart rowing team's top two crews swept a day of double dual racing against Bucknell and Holy Cross.


Auburn Doubledays

The Auburn Doubledays will hold a Casey Park Elementary School Night at Falcon Park on June 20. Any student from the school that reads five books by June 2 will receive a free ticket to the game.
The Auburn Doubledays of the New York-Penn League have announced the hiring of Kenny Lindberg as the club's Operations Manager. Lindberg was officially introduced during the team's 'Meet the Staff' event at Buffalo Wild Wings on February 25 and will begin his duties with the team on March 3.
The Auburn Doubledays of the New York-Penn League have announced that the team will host a "Meet the Staff" event on Tuesday, February 25, at Buffalo Wild Wings in Auburn. The event is open to the public and fans will have the opportunity to ask questions and offer suggestions to the team's new General Manager, Mike Voutsinas, as well as members of the Auburn Community Baseball Board of Directors.
The Auburn Doubledays of the New York-Penn League have announced the hiring of Michael Voutsinas as the club's General Manager. Voutsinas will begin his duties at the Doubledays' Falcon Park offices immediately.


NY Yankees

Plenty of drama surrounded the first two games of a three-game series between the Yankees and Red Sox at Fenway Park. Between Jacoby Ellsbury's return to Boston on Tuesday and Michael Pineda getting thrown out of Wednesday's game for having pine tar on his neck, who knows what Thursday's finale will have in store.
Michael Pineda was ejected when an illegal substance was discovered by home-plate umpire Gerry Davis at the urging of Red Sox manager John Farrell, forcing the Yankees to go to their bullpen early in a 5-1 loss on Wednesday at Fenway Park.
Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda faces a likely suspension after he was ejected in the bottom of the second inning on Wednesday for having an illegal substance, believed to be pine tar, on the right side of his neck during his start against the Red Sox.
Brett Gardner made his first Major League appearance as a right fielder on Wednesday against the Red Sox, a nod to the expansive outfield in that area and the relatively small amount of real estate to patrol in front of the Green Monster in left.
Maybe the most encouraging thing that the Yankees can say about Derek Jeter so far this season is that he has looked like himself, which is a refreshing change from the self-described "nightmare" campaign that the captain endured last year.
Yangervis Solarte is in his second offensive slump of the month, which prompted manager Joe Girardi to give the rookie infielder a day off on Wednesday against the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Ivan Nova has requested that noted sports orthopedist Dr. James Andrews offer a second opinion on his partially torn right ulnar collateral ligament, the Yankees said on Wednesday.
Once things had calmed down, Yankees manager Joe Girardi did something absolutely brilliant. He summoned pitcher Michael Pineda to a private place up the tunnel from the visitors' dugout at Fenway Park on Wednesday night.
Masahiro Tanaka may be just four starts into his Major League career, but the Yankees right-hander has shown just how impressive he can be.
It was an evening of mixed reactions, to be sure, but Jacoby Ellsbury did not need the high-definition video screen to show off his dynamic talents. Ellsbury did plenty of that in real time, keeping busy on the bases and in the field to help the Yankees to a 9-3 victory on Tuesday.
For Jacoby Ellsbury, there were no mixed emotions about returning to Fenway Park as a member of the Yankees on Tuesday. "I was looking forward to it," he said.
Ivan Nova's season appears to be over. The Yankees right-hander has been advised to have Tommy John surgery to repair a partially torn right ulnar collateral ligament.
The Yankees activated closer David Robertson from the disabled list on Tuesday, completing the right-hander's two-week recovery from a strained left groin.
Yangervis Solarte, a 26-year-old infielder from Venezuela, has been receiving praise throughout the American League. A non-roster invitee to Spring Training, Solarte forced his way onto the team with a torrid exhibition stat line and has kept it up through his first month in the Majors.
New York City FC announced Monday that it will play its first season -- and perhaps a few more -- in Yankee Stadium while it seeks to build a soccer-only facility. NYCFC, an expansion franchise to Major League Soccer, will begin play next year and began selling season tickets on Monday.
Dean Anna just barely held his swing and worked a bases-loaded, full-count walk against C.J. Riefenhauser in a 12th-inning battle between a pair of rookies, forcing home the go-ahead run as the Yankees defeated the Rays, 5-1, on Sunday at Tropicana Field.
There were two successfully challenged calls during Sunday's game between the Yankees and Rays at Tropicana Field, and after New York's 5-1 victory in 12 innings, a fourth-inning trap play still had the visitors talking.
After surrendering 27 runs to the Rays over the last two games and losing Ivan Nova to injury, the Yankees shuffled their pitching staff prior to Sunday's series finale at Tropicana Field.
Mark Teixeira is hoping to restore some normalcy to the Yankees' first-base position, as the five-time Gold Glove Award winner was activated from the 15-day disabled list before Sunday's game against the Rays at Tropicana Field.
As part of a number of moves on Sunday, the Yankees activated Mark Teixeira from the 15-day disabled list and inserted him into the lineup, batting sixth and playing first base. Teixeira had not played since April 4, when he injured his right hamstring in a game against the Blue Jays.
Dean Anna has spent the past few winters supplementing his income by pitching in with baseball clinics, so he is only a few months removed from tossing his last batting practice session. Those offseason workouts came in handy on Saturday, as he pumped 17 pitches, mopping up on the mound for the eighth inning of a 16-1 Tampa Bay rout.
Ivan Nova surrendered a career-high four home runs before walking off the field with a sore elbow. Things didn't get much better from there for the Yankees, who were thumped, 16-1, by the Rays on Saturday at Tropicana Field.
Matt Daley couldn't have known watching Friday's game that Cesar Cabral's plunking of Logan Forsythe would lead to him suiting up again with the Yankees, but there he was at Tropicana Field on Saturday, taking Cabral's spot on the roster.
The Yankees have received positive reports on Mark Teixeira and David Robertson, both of whom participated in a Minor League game on Saturday .
Carlos Beltran said that his sore left shoulder and right wrist are improving after Friday's tumble over a short wall at Tropicana Field, and he returned to the lineup as the designated hitter on Saturday.
Left-hander Cesar Cabral was designated for assignment by the Yankees on Friday night after hitting three batters and getting ejected by home-plate umpire Joe West during New York's 11-5 loss to the Rays at Tropicana Field. To fill Cabral's spot, the Yankees have called up right-hander Matt Daley.
James Loney delivered the go-ahead hit off Adam Warren as part of a four-RBI performance, highlighting a late charge as the Rays rallied against the Yankees' bullpen to claim an 11-5 victory on Friday at Tropicana Field.
The Yankees successfully challenged a call at first base involving Ichiro Suzuki in the second inning of Friday's game against the Rays at Tropicana Field.
Mark Teixeira singled in five Minor League at-bats on Friday and is moving closer to being activated by the Yankees, who are planning on having him in the lineup on Sunday against the Rays at Tropicana Field.
Carlos Beltran had an MRI exam on his left shoulder and his right wrist after tumbling over a short wall in right field during Thursday's 10-2 Yankees victory over the Rays. The tests were negative, but the outfielder said that he is feeling sore.


NY Mets

The Mets, who have four players 36 or older on their active roster, will start soon-to-be-41-year-old Bartolo Colon in the series finale at Citi Field. He'll be opposed by 26-year-old Cards right-hander Lance Lynn.
After home-plate umpire Marty Foster called the Cardinals' Matt Carpenter out on a close play at the plate, umpires confirmed the ruling via replay in an eventual 3-2 loss to the Mets.
The Mets struck out 10 times against Cardinals starter Michael Wacha but knocked him out of the game after four innings in a 3-2 win at Citi Field. Lucas Duda's solo homer provided some insurance after the Mets' first two runs scored on bases-loaded walks.
Attempting to emerge from their teamwide offensive woes, the Mets sported a new look atop their lineup on Wednesday, batting Kirk Nieuwenhuis leadoff and giving Eric Young Jr. a routine day of rest.
If nothing else, the Mets have plenty of ninth-inning options should Kyle Farnsworth falter. Terry Collins threw another name into the mix on Wednesday, saying that he could envision Daisuke Matsuzaka closing in the future.
Dillon Gee went six strong innings, but the Mets were flummoxed by Adam Wainwright in a 3-0 loss the Cardinals on Tuesday at Citi Field.
Backlash over a photo that Mets pitcher Matt Harvey posted Tuesday on Twitter prompted the right-hander to delete his popular social media account.
Curtis Granderson started his third consecutive game in the two-hole Tuesday, as he attempted to work his way out of an 0-for-19 rut.
The downside of having a 38-year-old closer is that Mets manager Terry Collins never quite knows when Kyle Farnsworth will be unavailable.
The Mets peeked back above .500 with a 2-0 win over the Cardinals on Monday, riding Jenrry Mejia's career-long scoreless innings streak, Travis d'Arnaud's improved hitting, some sharp defensive plays and Kyle Farnsworth's first save to a victory at Citi Field.

SU Athletics



Senior Alyssa Murray and sophomore Kayla Treanor have been voted to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) First Team in a vote by the head coaches. In addition, seniors Katie Webster and Kasey Mock were voted to the All-ACC Second Team.


Attackman Kevin Rice and defenseman Brandon Mullins were named to the 18-member All-ACC Men's Lacrosse Team on Wednesday, April 23. The all-conference team is determined by a vote of the league's six head coaches who are not permitted to vote for their own players.


Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer and the Orange wrapped up Spring practice with the annual Spring game on Saturday at the Carrier Dome. Receiver Ashton Broyld paced the offense with eight receptions for 126 yards, while quarterback Terrel Hunt was 12-of-15 for 95 yards. Defensively linebacker Josh Kirkland and safety Chauncey Scissum led the way with seven tackles each. Shafer is pleased with the developing leadership within the program. He discussed that and more on the Atlantic Coast Conference annual post-Spring teleconference this morning.


No. 1/2 Syracuse will make its ACC Women's Lacrosse Tournament debut against No. 13/10 Notre Dame in the quarterfinals on Thursday, April 24 at Boston College. The Orange earned the No. 2 seed in the tournament, while the Fighting Irish is the No. 7 seed.  Opening draw is set for 3 p.m.


GREENSBORO, N.C. – The No. 64 Syracuse tennis team earned the No. 9 seed and a first round bye in its inaugural Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Tennis Championship, and will play eighth-seeded, nationally-ranked No. 42 Florida State in the second round on Thursday, April 24 at 9 a.m. in Cary, N.C.


Andrew Bennison of the men's track and field team and Amanda Rodgers of the women's tennis team garnered Orange Scholar-Athlete honors this week. Bennison competed in the ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championship last weekend while Rodgers heads to Cary, N.C. for the conference tournament on Thursday, April 24.


GREENSBORO, N.C. – For the second straight season, senior Maddie Kobelt earned a spot on the All-Conference team, this time taking home All-ACC Second Team honors, as announced on Wednesday, April 23.


The ACC has announced Syracuse's men's basketball opponents for the next two seasons.


SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Syracuse softball team got a dominating performance from freshman Sydney O'Hara in the circle as the Orange shutout Niagara, 5-0 on Tuesday, April 22 at the SU Softball Stadium.


The Syracuse women's rowing team's varsity four crew was named the ACC Crew of the Week by the conference office on Tuesday. The Orange posted the top time among 21 4+ boats at last weekend's Clemson Invitational.


NY Giants

The Giants will open the 2014 season with a Monday night matchup vs. the Lions
Coach Tom Coughlin gives his take on the Giants 2014 schedule
A look at the five most intriguing matchups for the Giants in the 2014 season
The Giants will host two primetime matchups in 2014, and have three night games on the road
A look at former teammates that the Giants will face in the 2014 season
Here are 10 things we learned as players met the media from the Quest Diagnostics Training Center
The NFL announced the 30 top college prospects that will attend the NFL Draft
Get caught up with the latest Big Blue happenings
Meet Giants alumni at Bob's Discount Furniture stores across New York and New Jersey
DE Jason Pierre-Paul discusses his expectations for the 2014 season


Buffalo Bills

Buffalobills.com's Countdown to Draft Day preview series continues with a look at TCU cornerback Jason Verrett.
The voice of the Bills John Murphy takes a look at Buffalo's 2014 football schedule.
Set your fall calendar. The 2014 Bills schedule is here!
Headed into his second year in the NFL, QB EJ Manuel appears to be growing into a leadership role with the Bills.
Considered one of the top players available in the 2014 NFL Draft, Clemson WR Sammy Watkins was among the visitors to One Bills Drive on Wednesday.
With offseason conditioning officially underway, the newest Bills have their first chance to get acclimated.
He's 6-foot-6 and 336 pounds, but that hasn’t stopped his teammates from giving him a nickname that has stuck with him since high school.
Head coach Doug Marrone released a statement through the team on Wednesday.
The Bills running back talks about being healthy heading into 2014, his role in the offense, and his contract status as he enters the final year of his rookie deal.
Wide receiver Stevie Johnson spoke with the media about his offseason and what he thinks of the new additions to the Bills roster.


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The Buffalo Bills will open the season at Chicago, play one primetime game at division-rival Miami, and close the season with a trip to New England.
New Buffalo Bills linebacker Brandon Spikes embraces his role as the teams outspoken personality.
Clemson star Sammy Watkins, considered by many as the top wide out in the this year's class, had a pre-draft visit with the Bills on Wednesday.
Canandaigua Academy senior Kennedy Jensen's passion for running started early and has driven her to qualify for state competition in cross country three times and for the Nike Cross Nationals twice.
World of Inquiry High School junior Jason Cherin is leading by example, as captain of both the varsity soccer and tennis teams.
Trent Maurer is a dedicated member of the varsity lacrosse team and varsity football team at Penfield High school.
Coach Jim Brunswick is describing Webster Thomas High School Senior Ben Whitman, a member of the school's cross country, indoor and outdoor track teams.
Edison Tech High School Senior Joseph Foster III says his motivation comes from his parents, who have always encouraged him to do his best.
Breanna Johnson will likely be remembered as the best girls basketball player to ever suit up for Pembroke Central. The four-year varsity player is the school's all-time leading scorer. She also plays for the volleyball and softball team.
In the classroom, Michaela Hale is on top of her game. That's not an easy thing for a star athlete - who plays soccer, softball and basketball for Oakfield-Alabama.

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