Mike Anderson has been named the 21st head coach in the history of the St. John’s Men’s Basketball program.
Anderson, who most recently served as the head coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks for eight seasons, has a career head coaching record of 369-200 (.649), and has never had a losing season while at the helm of a college basketball program.
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Major League Baseball (MLB) umpires will offer up more than 400 items that include priceless autographed sports memorabilia, one-of-a-kind VIP experiences and VIP ticket packages during its 11th Annual UMPS CARE Charities Online Auction. The auction is currently underway at www.mlb.com/UmpsCare and closes at 10 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 29.
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(Royals first baseman Ryan O’Hearn racing to catch a pop-up from Gleyber Torres in the sixth – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Kansas City Royals jumped out to an early lead against Yankees starter Domingo German and went on to win 6-1 at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night.
The Yankees had no follow through from their emotional two-game sweep over the Red Sox, as they were dominated by Homer Bailey, who threw six innings, allowing just one run on three hits and a walk, with six strikeouts.
Continue reading Royals Get To German Early, Hold On To Beat Yankees
(Miguel Andujar throwing earlier this season – Photo by Jason Schott)
When Yankees third baseman Miguel Andújar went on the injured list on April 1 with a right shoulder strain, the plan was to have him not rush his rehab, while there concern that he would need season-ending surgery.
Just a bit over two weeks later, Andujar has consistently been throwing, and he took a major step on Thursday.
Continue reading Yankees 3B Andujar’s Recovery Going Smoothly; Boone Discusses Next Steps
Mike Ford was called up by the Yankees on Tuesday morning when Greg Bird went on the injured list, and he will be making his Major League debut on Thursday night when he is the designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals.
Continue reading Yankees’ Mike Ford Completes Journey To Major Leagues
(Philadelphia’s Hector Neris celebrating on Wednesday afternoon – @Phillies)
The Mets lost 3-2 to the Phillies on Wednesday afternoon, with Philadelphia winning the rubber game of the three-game series in the City of Brotherly Love.
Continue reading Mets’ Start To Season Shows N.L. East Is Going To Be A Battle
(The New York Stock Exchange – Photo by Jason Schott)
There is a real debate in this country right now about the future of business, including whether we should still have a capitalist system and examining how businesses conduct themselves with regards to the environment and their workers.
Three new books are essential to understanding this discussion: The Enlightened Capitalists by James O’Toole; The Prosperity Paradox by Clayton M. Christensen, Efosa Ojomo, and Karen Dillon; and The Future of Capitalism by Paul Collier.
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The Yankees placed first baseman Greg Bird on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to Sunday, with a left plantar fascia tear.
In 10 games this season, Bird is batting .171 (6-35) with 1 home run and 1 RBI (an eighth-inning home run on opening day, with 6 runs scored, 6 walks, and 16 strikeouts.
Continue reading Yankees Put Bird On IL, Giving Mike Ford A Chance
The comeback is now complete for Tiger Woods, as he won The Masters on Sunday.
This is Woods’ first major title in 11 years and his first Masters victory since 2005. He now had 15 major championships and is just three behind Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18.
Continue reading Tiger Woods Wins The Masters, Completing His Return To Glory
SNY broadcasting analyst Ron Darling a announced on Saturday night during the Mets’ game with the Atlanta Braves that he will be taking a temporary medical leave following this game.
Continue reading Mets Analyst Darling To Take Medical Leave From SNY