At a school such as Johns Hopkins, it is impossible to study medicine and set ball screens at the same time. This even holds true for the big men on the Baltimore campus who carry lacrosse sticks.
The first word that comes to mind when discussing Hall of Fame boxing writer Royce Feour was authenticity. He had bunches of it.
A look back at the people, places and things that made for a memorable sports year in Las Vegas.
Matt Polster, who played high school soccer for Palo Verde and Major League Soccer with the Chicago Fire, is now trying out for Rangers Football Club, a renowned Scottish side based in Glasgow.
With baseball’s Winter Meetings in Las Vegas last week, it seemed the right time to ask about territorial rights and crazy TV blackouts.
Fresno State’s defense initially was ignored for the part it played in the Bulldogs’ 31-20 victory over Arizona State before an announced crowd of 37,146 in Saturday’s Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Bernie Carbo hit one of the biggest home runs in Boston Red Sox history, a three-run, pinch-hit shot in the bottom of the eighth inning during epic Game 6 of the 1975 World Series. In 1989, Sam McDowell saved his life.
It was 11:30 Wednesday morning when the J.T. Realmuto Baseball Winter Meetings morphed into the Scott Boras Show. The super agent held a news conference to update media on client Bryce Harper’s free-agent status.
If you arranged the things to do at baseball’s winter meetings like a batting order, the trade show on the third floor of the Mandalay Bay convention area definitely would bat cleanup.
There were no shortage of baseball people — and even a very large basketball person — willing to offer an opinion about the Avaitors’ logo during Day 2 of the winter meetings at Mandalay Bay.