Finally, An Umpire Is The Hero

At last, a baseball story in which the umpire is the hero. Major League Baseball umpire Jim Joyce successfully performed CPR on an employee of the Arizona Diamondbacks before the Miami Marlins game on Sunday night. He saved her life by his quick action after she suffered a seizure in the tunnel that leads to the umpires’ dressing room at […]

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Kent One of Five Winners of the 2012 Tom Walter College Baseball Inspirational Award

Clemson’s Rising junior righthander Mike Kent (Springfield, VA) was named one of five winners of the second-annual Tom Walter College Baseball Inspiration Award, announced on Tuesday by CollegeBaseballInsider.com. The award is named for Wake Forest Head Coach Tom Walter, who donated a kidney to outfielder Kevin Jordan prior to the 2011 season.  The other 2012 winners include Marty Gantt (College […]

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Women In The Golf Club

After 80 all-male years, Augusta National Golf Club has invited two women to join, and they said ‘yes.’ Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore will become the first women members, the club announced yesterday. The club’s controversial all-male policy was last challenged in April, when the club declined to invite the new CEO of […]

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Braves Go 13 Innings, Fall to Nats

Atlanta second baseman Dan Uggla simply couldn’t get the ball out of his glove when trying to throw home on a grounder that was ruled an infield single and let the Nationals score the winning run and hand the Braves a heartbreaking 5-4 loss in 13 innings after Monday night turned into Tuesday morning at Nationals Park. The series continues […]

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Carson and Auguste Out Indefinitely

South Carolina redshirt freshman running back Shon Carson and senior cornerback Akeem Auguste will both be sidelined indefinitely, it was announced Monday.  Carson, a 5-8, 192-pounder from Scranton, S.C., underwent a surgical procedure on his left wrist this morning to repair an injury suffered in practice on Friday.  Auguste, a 5-9, 188-pounder from Hollywood, Fla., underwent a procedure on Sunday […]

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Roger Clemens is Back

Roger Clemens is returning to baseball, fresh off his acquittal on federal charges of lying to Congress about alleged steroid use. Clemens, who is 50, has signed a contract with the Sugar Land Skeeters, a Texas-based franchise in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The deal was announced by Houston station Fox 26. The seven-time Cy Young Award winner has […]

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