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  • Florida softball, baseball duos pick up All-America honors

     
    A pair of Florida baseball and softball players received All-America honors this week. Catcher Mike Zunino was named a first-team Louisville Slugger All-American on Thursday by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. Junior left-handed pitcher/designated hitter...
  • UF catcher Mike Zunino a semifinalst for Golden Spikes Award

     
    Florida catcher Mike Zunino was named one of 30 semifinalists for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award, marking the second year in a row he's made the list. The award has been given annually to the top amateur baseball player in the country for the past...
  • UF’s Mike Zunino named finalist for Dick Howser Trophy

     
    In what continues to be a good week for Mike Zunino, the Florida catcher was named a finalist for the Dick Howser Trophy on Thursday. Zunino is the first finalist for the school. Earlier this week, he was named one of three finalists for the Golden Spikes...
  • Bill Dwyre: Doc Rivers is the last, biggest piece in Clippers' puzzle

    Bill Dwyre: Doc Rivers is the last, biggest piece in Clippers' puzzle
  • Pete Rose's reality show unlikely to change any minds

    Pete Rose is a lot like Notre Dame football when it comes to polarization. Either you love Pete or you can't stand him. Either you admire his swagger, figuring that's what made him baseball's all-time hit king, or you consider him an arrogant, defiant...
  • Pete Rose: Hall of Fame decision is 'kind of sad'

    No living players will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year, a decision that baseball great Pete Rose said is "kind of sad." In an interview with Fox News, Rose lamented the first shutout since 1996. "There's a lot of great players that were on...
  • Ha llegado el momento de perdonar a Pete Rose (Vídeo en Cooperstown)

    Ha llegado el momento de perdonar a Pete Rose (Vídeo en Cooperstown)
    Si me dieran la oportunidad de ver jugar a un solo pelotero en vivo, elegiría sin dudarlo al impetuoso Pete Rose, icono de la pelota parida por el diablo y creador de un estilo de juego volcánico, arrollador. Una bola de cañón, irreverente. Un genio del...
  • Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench visits Roanoke

    Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench visits Roanoke
    As Major League Baseball's pennant races come down the stretch, baseball royalty was right here in the Roanoke Valley on Tuesday night.  Johnny Bench, the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame catcher and 14-time All Star, sat down to touch on a variety of topics....
  • Johnny Bench delivers on visit to the Valley

    Johnny Bench delivers on visit to the Valley
    Ann Marie Surovy is a lifelong San Francisco Giants fan still basking in the glow of the team's recent World Series sweep over the Tigers. Surovy is quite fond of Buster Posey, the Giants catcher and recently named National League MVP. But on...
  • Former Florida State catcher Buster Posey named National League MVP

    Former Florida State catcher Buster Posey named National League MVP
    The awards continue to roll in for Gerald Demsey Posey III, the South Georgia native better known as "Buster." Three weeks after earning his second World Series ring and being named a Silver Slugger and the recipient of the Hank Aaron Award, the former...
  • Westfield & Purdue product Kevin Plawecki drafted 35th overall by the New York Mets

    Westfield & Purdue product Kevin Plawecki drafted 35th overall by the New York Mets
    Purdue baseball's Kevin Plawecki was selected 35th overall by the New York Mets in Compensation Round A of the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft Monday, becoming the first Big Ten player picked this year. Plawecki's draft spot makes...
  • Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way

    Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way
    Once upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness. Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...