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New Candidates Emerge in Mississippi State Search for New Athletic Director


The gain of Scott Stricklin for Florida means the loss of an athletic director for Mississippi State. On Tuesday, the same day Florida introduced Stricklin as their new athletic director effective Nov.1, MSU announced they’re launching a nation-wide search to hire Stricklin’s replacement at the university. However, some believe the …

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Vin Scully’s Last Broadcast at Dodger Stadium

September 25, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully acknowledges spectators before the sixth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

An LA Dodgers win over the Colorado Rockies was hardly the takeaway from Sunday’s game. What history will remember about this particular game is that it marked the last time that 82-year-old sportscaster Vin Scully would be calling a baseball game at Dodger Stadium. The game itself  was intense, however, with Corey Seager tying the game at …

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AL East Teams Dominate Wild Card Race

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

The Boston Red Sox currently lead the American League East by a single game over the Toronto Blue Jays, who lead the American League wild card by, you guessed it, a mere one game over the Baltimore Orioles. However, with 23 games to play, those three teams will all be …

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MLB Hunt for October

Aug 8, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant (17) hits a home run during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

With under 30 games to play in the 2016 Major League Baseball season, three divisions are separated by five games or less, and both wild card spots are crapshoots with six AL teams within five games vying for that second spot, and four NL teams within four games. Let’s get …

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Rays and Royals Begin Series

Jul 8, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer (22) pitches during the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Coming off of a sweep against the New York Yankees and a 8-7 record since the All-Star break, the Tampa Bay Rays (42-61) are facing the Kansas City Royals (49-55) to start a four-game series at home tonight. The season high four-game winning streak for the Rays will hopefully be enough of a …

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Marlins Continue to Play Well

Sep 13, 2015; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena (62) throws against the Washington Nationals during the fifth inning at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Marlins moved up one spot to #12 in the ESPN power rankings for week 16. Their current record is 53-45 after losing a three day series with the Mets yesterday(1-2), leaving them one of several teams still battling for the two wild-card spots. The Marlins started with Jose Urena, …

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Game Preview: Rays and Mariners Continue Series

Jun 11, 2016; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria (3) is congratulated by third base coach Charlie Montoyo (25) after hitting a home run against the Houston Astros during the sixth inning at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Tampa Rays are riding high after Tuesday night’s 8-7 victory over the Seattle Mariners. When Mariners starter Taijuan Walker left during the fourth inning with an apparent achilles injury, the bullpen was tasked with holding on to a three-run lead. It was not to be as the Rays came firing back. The Tampa Bay Rays look to …

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