Tariq Owens announced on Monday afternoon that he is leaving the St. John’s Red Storm men’s basketball program to pursue a graduate transfer opportunity.
The 6-foot-11 redshirt junior from Odenton, Md. is on track to receive his bachelor’s degree from St. John’s this summer.
“I am thankful for the opportunity to represent St. John’s during my three years with the program,” said Owens.
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(Steve Garvey with Matt Gibson, Legends Hospitality Senior Executive Chef on Friday night – All Photos by Jason Schott)
Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Steve Garvey was at Yankee Stadium on Friday night to introduce King’s Hawaiian to the Bronx.
Fans visiting Yankee Stadium this season will find the King’s Hawaiian Grill locations in Sections 115 and 334.
This is the latest exciting feature to debut at Yankee Stadium the past couple of seasons to enhance the fan experience.
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Jair Pereira of Club Deportivo Guadalajara will be suspended for the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League Semifinals against the Red Bulls for choking Tyler Adams during the first leg on Wednesday night.
This was part of the decisions of the Concacaf Disciplinary Committee on Friday in cases involving Club America (MEX), Toronto FC (CAN), and player Jair Pereira of Club Deportivo Guadalajara (MEX).
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The Red Bulls lost to Club Deportivo Guadalajara, 1-0, in the first leg of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Semifinals on Wednesday night at Estadio Akron.
Leg Two will be on Tuesday, April 10 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET with coverage on Univision Deportes, go90.com and Red Bulls Radio in English on TuneIN.
Chivas got the winning goal in the 26th minute when Isaac Brizuela scored on a feed from Rodolfo Pizarro.
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Gator: My Life in Pinstripes
By Ron Guidry, with Andrew Beaton
Crown Archetype, available now, $26.00
Ron Guidry, one of the greatest pitchers in Yankees history, was the ace of their championship teams in 1977 and 1978.
Guidry, known as Louisiana Lighting as well as another nickname, which is the title of his new memoir, Gator: My Life in Pinstripes.
1978 was when Guidry rose to prominence when he went 25-3 with an impressive 1.74 ERA, or earned run average. To show how amazing those numbers are, 15 wins and a 4.00 ERA is considered excellent in this era.
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(Red Bulls Head Coach Jesse Marsch with Kyle Duncan during a recent game – @NewYorkRedBulls)
On Tuesday afternoon, the Red Bulls announced that defender Kyle Duncan suffered a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament in his right knee during their match against Orlando City SC.
Duncan will have surgery to repair the tear in the coming weeks.
A timetable for his return will be established after surgery.
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The Villanova Wildcats cruised to their second national championship in three years as they beat the Michigan Wolverines, 79-62, on Monday night in San Antonio.
Villanova was led by Donte DiVincenzo, who had 31 points off the bench on 10-15 from the field, including 5-7 on three-pointers, with five rebounds and three assists.
The turning point of the game was when DiVincenzo came in about seven minutes into the first half and scored eight straight points and helped them turn a 14-8 deficit into a 37-28 lead at halftime.
DiVincenzo was named the NCAA Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.
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(Villanova players practice on Sunday afternoon with Head Coach Jay Wright looking on (right) – @VillanovaMBB)
Villanova is seeking its second national men’s basketball championship in three seasons when they take on Michigan in the title game on Monday night in San Antonio.
Villanova had no trouble beating Kansas on Saturday night to get to this point in search of their third national championship. In addition to their dramatic buzzer-beating championship in 2016, they also won it all in 1985.
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Michigan will take on Villanova will face off for the National Men’s Basketball Championship tonight in San Antonio.
Michigan outlasted Loyola-Chicago on Saturday night to reach their first national championship game sine 2013. They lost to Louisville, who had to vacate that win a couple months ago due to recruiting violations.
The Wolverines’ last national title came in 1989, when they beat Seton Hall in Seattle.
MICHIGAN PRESS CONFERENCE with Head Coach John Beilein and players Moe Wagner and Duncan Robinson:
COACH BEILEIN: I got back, obviously with all the media responsibilities after the game I didn’t get to see the first half of Villanova. I’m sure glad I didn’t get to see it. The second half I did get back to my hotel in time to watch it.
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(Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees have announced that their Opening Day game vs. the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium, originally scheduled for Monday afternoon at 1 p.m., has been postponed due to inclement weather.
The game has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, April 3, at 4:05 p.m.
Continue reading Yankees Home Opener Postponed: What You Need To Know