(Duke Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski and his players at the ACC Tournament in Brooklyn – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Duke Blue Devils, the second seed in the Midwest regional, will be taking on the Cinderella team of the tournament, the Syracuse Orange, who are the 11th seed and upset Michigan State last Sunday to get here, on Friday night in Omaha.
This unexpected matchup pits two legendary coaches, as Duke’s Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski, will face off against Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim.
Continue reading Duke vs. Syracuse In Sweet 16: Coach K, Boeheim Speak
(Marvin Bagley III of Duke)
With a sweep of Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year honors, Duke’s Marvin Bagley III leads the 2017-18 season award winners and the All-ACC basketball team announced by the league on Sunday.
Bagley, leading the ACC in both scoring and rebounding heading into the postseason, was the choice for ACC Player of the Year by 37 members of the 57-member voting panel (15 ACC head coaches, 42 selected media) that cast ballots for this year’s postseason honors. Boston College junior Jerome Robinson placed second with 14 votes.
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Marcus LoVett announced on Saturday morning that he is leaving the St. John’s men’s basketball program. The 6-foot guard will return home to California where he will focus on rehabbing from his season-ending injury and aims to pursue a career in professional basketball.
“Right now I feel it is best for me to return home, get healthy and explore all options for my basketball future,” said LoVett. “It has always been a goal of mine to play professional basketball, so I am committed to working hard to position myself for the best available opportunity. I enjoyed my experience at St. John’s and appreciate all the support from Red Storm fans.”
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The Red Bulls have signed Mike LaBelle as the club’s first eSports player. LaBelle will represent the Red Bulls in the recently-announced EA Sports FIFA 18 gaming league, eMLS, and in FIFA tournaments around the world.
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New York City FC are delighted to announce the transfer of Ismael Tajouri from Austria Wien.
The 23-year old attacking midfielder arrives as NYCFC’s sixth offseason addition and will join the Club on preseason in Jacksonville later this month, subject to receipt of his P1 Visa and ITC.
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Former Giants quarterback Kerry Collins is part of the College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018.
Collins played his college ball at Penn State from 1991-1994, and the rest of the class includes:
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(Charles Woodson – Provided by National Football Foundation)
The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced on today’s telecast of Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN that Charles Woodson, the All-America defensive back at Michigan from 1995-97, will be a member of the 2018 College Football Hall of Fame Class.
Woodson, who currently works as an NFL analyst on the ESPN show, was surprised by the program’s host Sam Ponder, who handed him a commemorative football provided by the NFF to mark the announcement.
Continue reading Charles Woodson Enters College Football Hall Of Fame
(Red Bull Arena – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Red Bulls announced their list of players available for the 2018 MLS Expansion Draft for Los Angeles FC, along with the list of players protected.
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(The View’s Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, and Star Jones)
The 2017 Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 27th Anniversary Gala was held recently, and honorees included The View and Univision’s Maria Elena Salinas.
The hosts were actress Susan Lucci, known for the classic soap opera All My Children, and Maurice DuBois, an Anchor from WCBS-TV here in New York City.
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(Photo courtesy Red Bulls)
The New York Red Bulls’ MLS Cup dreams ended earlier than expected when they were eliminated from the Audi 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs with a 2-1 loss to the Montreal Impact on Sunday night at Red Bull Arena. The Red Bulls lose the Eastern Conference Semifinal series 3-1 on aggregate.
Ignacio Piatti scored for the Impact in the 51st minute to increase the aggregate lead to 2-0 and give the Impact the all-important away goal. Piatti would get a second late in the game to seal the win.
Continue reading Red Bulls Exit Playoffs Early As They Fall To Montreal