Duke's Haley Peters at the free throw line (screenshot from espn3.com).

Duke’s Peters signs with Mystics

Despite not being drafted in last week’s WNBA Draft, Duke senior Haley Peters signed a contract with the Washington Mystics. Training camp begins this Sunday (April 27th), which is when Peters will need to report to DC. Former Duke All-American Monique Currie is a member of the Mystics. They begin their season on Friday, May […]

Reliever Buddy Baumann during a 2014 spring training game (Jen Nevius).

Royals Weekly Awards: Week 3

The KC Royals had won five in a row (after being swept in Minnesota) before losing Sunday’s finale to the Twins. The Royals are now 9-8 overall, one game back of Detroit in the American League Central. They head out on the road for seven games beginning tonight in Cleveland. Omaha went 4-2 last week […]

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Bulls Down 0-1 In Series With Wizards

During the regular season, the Washington Wizards won the series 2-1 against the Chicago Bulls. With numbers like that, it wasn’t hard for analysts to have a difficult time choosing who would be the victor in this matchup. The majority of the ESPN and TNT analysts chose the Washington Wizards to win the series despite […]


Sunday Morning Blitz: Spend your Easter eating pizza with the Head Ball Coach

It’s Easter Sunday and we have another edition of the Sunday Morning Blitz. One of the big stories in the NFL right now concerns the situation in Buffalo with potential people interested in buying the Bills. One name who has popped up as of late, according to the Buffalo News, is former quarterback and Pro […]

Mark Lumpa versus UNC (screenshot via espn3.com)

Duke baseball takes series over VT

The Duke baseball team beat host Virginia Tech, 13-3 on Saturday afternoon. The win guaranteed them a series victory over the Hokies. It is their fourth ACC series win. The Blue Devils scored the bulk of their runs from the second inning to the sixth. They pounded out 17 hits (tied for the season high) […]

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A look at the ACC baseball standings

According to Baseball America, Virginia is the new number one in their latest top 25 college baseball poll. The Cavaliers are also holding on to the top spot in the ACC Coastal Division standings at 14-4. However, Miami is right there at 14-4, though they have double-digit losses overall. The Hurricanes have moved to 15th […]

Duke's Chelsea Gray goes to Connecticut with the 11th overall pick (screenshot via espn3.com).

Duke’s Gray & Liston selected in first round of WNBA Draft

Many young ladies saw their dreams become a reality on Monday night, as the WNBA Draft was held at the Mohegan Sun, home to the team with the number one pick, the Connecticut Sun. The first round could be seen live on ESPN2, while the second and third rounds moved to ESPNU. 12 of college […]

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Duke baseball takes series over NC State

Despite seeing their ten game home winning streak come to an end on Saturday, the Duke baseball team still ended up winning their series at Durham Bulls Athletic Park over ACC rival NC State. After Trent Swart threw three scoreless innings to start Saturday’s game, the Wolfpack went to work on the Blue Devils bullpen. […]

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Rays struggling with RISP

The Tampa Bay Rays have relied upon strong pitching, great defense, and minimal hitting to win three of their past five ball games.  A good buddy of mine, Art Pollock, a tremendous Rays’ fan and season-ticket holder until his recent passing, always said that “Baseball is a sixty percent game.” Basically, if you win six […]

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Sunday Morning Blitz: Get your workout in with Phil Simms

It’s another Sunday and we have another Blitz. The story in Cleveland focuses on center Alex Mack, who signed a contract extension with the Browns. In entertainment news, one of the big movies out this weekend is Rio 2, the Dreamworks animated film starring Jesse….I MEAN…Draft Day with Kevin Costner. The Atlantic has an article […]


Royals drop two straight to Twins

Supposedly, the Minnesota Twins are rebuilding. Well, in the last two games, they have been pounding the KC Royals. They won again on Saturday afternoon, 7-1. And ace James Shields was on the mound and he looked terrible. After allowing one run in the first, Shields then allowed six runs in the second. SIX! He […]

Duke's Drew Van Orden against UNC on March 28, 2014 (screenshot via espn3).

Duke’s Van Orden outduels NC State’s Rodon

Oh how I wish I was at Durham Bulls Athletic Park last night. Many scout-types were on hand to watch the possible number one draft pick take the hill for NC State. However, he was out-dueled by Duke‘s starter. The Blue Devils shut out the Wolfpack 2-0. Duke has now won ten straight home games. […]


Royals drop first game to lowly Twins

Heading into this weekend series in Minneapolis, the Minnesota Twins pitching staff has been atrocious. So you would think that this would be the PERFECT time for the KC Royals offense to break out. Wrong! The Royals were pounded by the Twins, 10-1. The lone run scored on a botched double play. They were held […]


Connette to leave Duke

The Duke football team will be without backup and goal line quarterback Brandon Connette next season, as he has asked to be let go. The senior is from California and his mother has been battling cancer since last year. He is trying to find a school that meets his requirements both academically and athletically closer […]


Cubs continue domination of losing one-run games

With a 5-4 loss to the Pirates yesterday, the Chicago Cubs are now 2-4 against them this year. In one-run games, that number is 1-4. So if you felt like all the games the Cubs lost to them were close, you’d be right. You might remember that the Cubs were similarly bad in one-run games […]