Mike Hlas The Gazette Iowa men's basketball has its best 20 minutes in a meaningful game in ages Iowa Hawkeyes were maestros when it mattered most vs. Cincinnati Connor McCaffery: Iowa's point guard/left fielder Iowa men's basketball re-enters NCAA orbit with a tough first-round foe Iowa vs. Cincinnati NCAA Tournament glance: Time, TV, live stream, spread All articles by Mike COLUMBUS, Ohio — It’s not an exaggeration. This was the best and most meaningful win a Fran McCaffery-coached team has earned in his nine seasons as Iowa’s men’s basketball coach. The Hawkeyes had two other NCAA Tournament victories under McCaffery, but 24th-ranked Cincinnati is the best team they have beaten in this event. The way they got the 79-72 triumph made it all the more satisfying, rallying from an early 18-5 deficit, and trailing by seven points with … [Read more...] about Iowa men’s basketball has its best 20 minutes in a meaningful game in ages
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Baseball Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByThe New York Times Oct. 27, 2018 After being thoroughly outmaneuvered and outplayed by the Boston Red Sox in the first two games of the World Series, the Dodgers came home to Los Angeles and took a riveting 3-2 victory in the 18th inning of Game 3, the longest in Series history. Max Muncy homered to lead off the bottom of the 18th, giving the Dodgers their first win of the Series. The teams were tied, 1-1, in the eighth inning after solo homers by the Dodgers’ Joc Pederson in the third and by Boston’s Jackie Bradley Jr. in the eighth. Then they tied again in the 13th, each team scoring after a leadoff walk. [A comprehensive article will be posted soon.] There was drama galore in the seven-hour 20-minute game, which topped the record of 5:41, set in Game 3 of the 2005 Series … [Read more...] about World Series: Dodgers Defeat the Red Sox in a Marathon Game 3
Saturday October 6, 2018 11:38 PM Brayden Low, who scores on a breakaway, wants to survive the roster crunch Written by Jason Guarente Reading, PA — Brayden Low was pleasantly surprised when the Reading Royals traded for his rights in June.The forward didn't think long before deciding to sign with his new team.Low was ready to play for a contender for a change.The third-year pro is trying to make a strong first impression with the Royals in training camp.A slick breakaway goal that helped Reading defeat Adirondack 6-3 in a preseason game at Santander Arena Saturday night didn't hurt."It was a pretty easy decision for me," Low said. "It's the track record of this team. I've had enough losing in this league already. I'm here to help the team win and I want to advance my career."Low played for last-place Quad City for most of last season. He played for last-place Rapid City in 2016-17.The Royals have reached the playoffs nine consecutive years and have designs on … [Read more...] about Royals defeat Adirondack in final preseason game
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In The owner of the team decided to stage half of the team’s home games across the border in Laredo, Tex., in a mutually beneficial, and symbolic, gesture of cross-border unity. Credit Credit Supported by ByJames Wagner Photographs byRyan Christopher Jones Sept. 21, 2018 LAREDO, Tex. — The national anthems of the United States and Mexico were played over the stadium speakers as the flags of both countries fluttered in the hot summer wind. Fans chatted away in English and Spanish. Burgers and popcorn were as prevalent as carne asada tacos and apple slices covered in tamarind sauce. It was time for the Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos, the Owls of the Two Laredos, one of the oldest teams in Mexican baseball, to take the field here at Uni-Trade Stadium on the Texas side of the border. Except this was not an away game. The border can be a blur here, a … [Read more...] about A Mexican Baseball Team Plays in Texas. It’s a Home Game.
By J.P. Hoornstra | [email protected] | Daily NewsPUBLISHED: August 10, 2018 at 10:12 pm | UPDATED: August 10, 2018 at 10:29 pm Los Angeles Angels’ Justin Upton hits a two-run home run during the sixth inning of against the Oakland Athletics in a baseball game Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Felix Pena throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsOakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman, right, drops his bat as he hits a solo home run as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jose Briceno, left, and home plate umpire Chris Segal watch during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) ANAHEIM, CA – AUGUST 10: Matt Chapman #26 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a solo … [Read more...] about Angels edge A’s in a battle of changed teams