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Major League Baseball announces plan to implement pitch clock during Spring Training

poetic_disorder/iStock(NEW YORK) — Major League Baseball has announced that it will implement a pitch timer during Spring Training games, with the potential for that mechanism to be used in regular season games as well.According to a news release, the 20-second clock will be implemented in three stages. Initially, the timer will be used without enforcement…read more »

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim will coach team on Saturday

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — Syracuse head basketball coach Jim Boeheim will return to the sideline on Saturday for his team’s game against Duke, three days after he was involved in a fatal traffic accident.University athletic director John Wildhack announced the news Friday.”The Jimenez family has suffered a tremendous loss,” he…read more »

Texas Longhorns leading scorer suspended indefinitely for violating team rules

Photo by Eric Lars Bakke / ESPN Images(AUSTIN, Texas) — The Texas Longhorns basketball program announced an indefinite suspension for leading scorer Kerwin Roach II on Friday, following a violation of team rules.Roach, a senior, was averaging 15 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game. He was previously suspended for the first game of…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 2/21/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUESeattle at Oakland 3:05 p.m., canceledNATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONCleveland 111, Phoenix 98Philadelphia 106, Miami 102Portland 113, Brooklyn 99Milwaukee 98, Boston 97L.A. Lakers 111, Houston 106Golden State 125, Sacramento 123NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEWashington 3, Toronto 2New Jersey 4, Ottawa 0Carolina 4, Florida 3San Jose 4,…read more »

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hits, kills pedestrian: Police

Rich Barnes/Getty Images(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — Syracuse University men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian late Wednesday night on a Syracuse, New York, road, according to local police.Boeheim stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, Syracuse Police said in a news release.The coach underwent “field sobriety and alco-sensor tests” which…read more »

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