“I’m taking my obsessions to the next level”: First black woman MLB coach to speak at CSUB | News

As the first black woman coach in Major League Baseball history, Bianca Smith has heard the question too many times to count: How can women coach men? “My answer is that men train women all the time.” When a guy gets a job coaching a women’s sport, no one asks how.” But Smith, 31, is … Read more

Danville Historical Society artifacts show River City’s connection to baseball history

August 26, 1939. The first televised baseball game was broadcast on W2XBS between the Brooklyn Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds. The double-header broadcast is announced by the Red Barber. The teams split the wins, with the Reds winning 5-2 in the first and second Duke Farrell had his eyes on one player when he visited Danville … Read more

Dash thrives for the Canadiens and heads into the game against the former team

“I think it’s a combination of everything,” he said. That points to adapting well to the Montreal Canadiens, to whom he was traded by the Chicago Blackhawks on July 7, and then getting comfortable playing right wing, a longtime change of center, with the left wing. Cole Cofield and the center Nick Suzuki. “Cole is … Read more

Omaha hockey is preparing for the series with No. 1 Denver

When it comes to challenges, they don’t come greater than the UNO hockey team. The Mavericks will return to action on the road Friday night in an 8 p.m. game against top-ranked Denver. The NCHC teams will play again Saturday at 7 p.m “It’s exciting,” said UNC coach Mike Gabnett. “We’ve had some time to … Read more

Cardinals (and fans) should mix optimism with caution when the Jordan Walker movie comes out

Jordan Walker was injured in Springfield and damaged Desert during the Arizona fall league. His rapid rise up the prospects’ ranking lists happened with the same sensational speed with which he was catching baseballs and running the bases. switch position? not important. Walker Trap left his familiar third base ground outfield and began producing impressive … Read more

Auburn’s Tim Locastro starts off busy offseason, reflecting on time with the Yankees

Free agency. wedding. drills. Tim Locastro has a lot on his plate over the next few months. It’s a much different season for the Auburnians than its predecessors. He tore his anterior cruciate ligament in July 2021, and has spent a lot of time rehabilitating his knee. Major League Baseball also locked out players, which … Read more

Southern Regional alumnus Justin Clapper plays big for the NASCAR championship team

John O’Connor by Brace & Charles Schroeder When you think of Manahawkin, you probably don’t think of race cars. But for Justin Clapper, it only took one race to get him addicted to the sport, and this year he played a significant role for the NASCAR championship team. Clapper, a 2012 graduate of Southern Regional … Read more

UPDATED: Frederick lands second baseball team | Recruit

Frederick will be home to a new baseball team in the spring of 2023 to play alongside the Frederick Keys, according to the Atlantic Professional Baseball Association, which announced the new franchise on Wednesday. The new team, whose name has not been announced, will be owned by Attain Sports and Entertainment, the same group that … Read more

Patience, and NHL conditions gave the slumping Blues time to reverse course

St. Louis Blues General Manager Doug Armstrong met with the players, and the press, on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, as the team struggles to win. Video provided by the St. Louis Blues The management of the Blues gave the veteran core of the team the opportunity to withdraw from the dizzying downward spiral. Previous Blues … Read more

Goold: Cardinals front desk isn’t under more pressure than usual to upgrade roster | Major League Baseball

Sports columnists Ben Fredrickson and Jeff Gordon go through some of the famous names in the free agent category and assess their potential compatibility with the Cardinals. Written by Ben Fredrickson St. Louis Post-Dispatch Check out the highlights from Derrick Gold’s Cardinals chat with readers. The full text of the chat can be found here. … Read more