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7 min ago | WDAE-AM Tampa
Beginning Tomorrow, Fans Can Vote on ChevyBaseball.com for the National Recipient and Register for a Chance to Win a Trip to the 2014 World Series Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, today announced that Evan Longoria was named the Tampa Bay Rays 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Longoria is one of the 30 Club finalists for the annual Award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.
4 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Act II Playhouse opened its sixteenth season last weekend with ROUNDING THIRD. This play, beautifully written by Richard Dresser , tells the story of two Little League coaches, who have very different attitudes towards the game.
It's Hall of Fame week as Tommy Kirk, Jessica Godby-Amburgey, Ricky Meade and Dennis Lewis will be enshrined into the Chapmanville Athletic Hall of Fame.
When the Astros claimed him off waivers from the Rockies in December, few could have expected Collin McHugh would become one of the best rookie pitchers in baseball this season and a 10-game winner for the first time in his life. McHugh had an 0-8 career record when the Rockies designated him for assignment in December, but he improved to 10-9 this season with 6 2/3 impressive innings to beat the Indians 3-1 Monday night at Minute Maid Park.
Sep 10, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve runs towards first base after hitting the ball into a fielder Measuring just five feet six inches, Houston Astros' second baseman Jose Altuve is not the most imposing figure on a baseball diamond. When standing next to players such as the 6'8 Nate Freiman of the Oakland Athletics, Altuve looks like he should be in little league instead of the big leagues.
The Mountain Ridge Little League team won over the hearts of the city during their quest to become the Little League champions of the world. The team most recently celebrated their historic run with an outing to see the Blue Man Group at the Monte Carlo hotel-casino.
Davis Kippen's senior season was interrupted by cancer, and a baseball career that began in his childhood might be over. But the former Solvay High star was prepared for the curve ball that came his way.
American Fork a On a football field with barely visible markings and no scoreboard, Brandon Doman stood silently with his arms folded as the final seconds ticked off a clock that could be viewed only by the referee. He'd shouted instructions to his Pleasant Grove fourth-graders prior to every play Saturday morning, and now Doman collected his thoughts for the postgame talk.
Long-time activist and presidential candidate Ralph Nader campaigned in Glens Falls Sunday. He and Howie Hawkins, the Green Party's candidate for governor in New York, were in town to give a boost to Matt Funiciello, who's running for the 21st district House seat.
It's a tight race, but it really only comes down to two men for the 2014 National League Rookie of the Year Award. Assuming nothing drastic happens over the final two weeks of the season - such as deGrom allowing eight runs in consecutive starts or Hamilton stealing 15 more bases - the right-hander should edge the speedy Hamilton.
It's a little after 1 p.m. on a Sunday, and the house is quiet. My wife's off manning a table at the famous-enough-for-a-name Robinson Estates Yard Sale in Freetown, and the TV down the hall is just " off.
During pregame warmups, West Stokes' football players jogged over toward East Surry's sideline to chirp at the student section.
As each pitcher took the mound, Brent and Kelly King thought about their daughter Chelsea. It took them back to a time when their son Tyler played Little League and memories of their happy family.
In 2012, Southborough Little League established the Eric Green Sportsmanship Award in memory of Eric Green. The award recognizes a 12-year-old athlete who demonstrates outstanding attitude, sportsmanship and team spirit - qualities exhibited by Green during his baseball career and throughout his life.
A second regulation Little League field at the Barnstable Community Horace Mann Public Charter School should be ready for play next spring after the Town Council approved $100,000 of community preservation funds Sept. 4. The total budget for the project is $210,000, which includes matching funds of $75,000 from the Lyndon P. Lorusso Charitable Foundation and in-kind donations.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:23 pm
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