NASCAR http://wamc.org en Siena Downs Niagara 66-62 http://wamc.org/post/siena-downs-niagara-66-62 <p>In college basketball, junior guard Evan Hymes sank the go-ahead 3-pointer with 38.4 seconds left to help Siena snatch a 66-62 victory over Niagara at Times Union&nbsp;Center.</p><p>Rob Poole finished with a team-high 15 points.</p><p>The University at Albany women's basketball team faced an eight-point deficit at halftime, but rallied past Stony Brook, 66-51, in an America East Conference game in Stony&nbsp;Brook.</p><p>And Manhattan had a 62-55 win over the Siena women’s team.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:04:31 +0000 Jaired Crofut 82960 at http://wamc.org Siena Downs Niagara 66-62 Yanks Three Games Out; Nadal Takes U.S. Open http://wamc.org/post/yanks-three-games-out-nadal-takes-us-open <p></p><p></p><p>In baseball, Baltimore doubled up the Yankees 4-2. The Yankees are three games behind the Rays in the wild-card race. Cleveland defeated Kansas City 4-3. The Baltimore Orioles and Cleveland Indians are within 1 ½ games of Tampa Bay for the final AL wild-card berth. Minnesota passed the Angels 6-3. The White Sox beat Detroit 5-1 and Houston took Seattle 6-4.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:30:23 +0000 Jaired Crofut 73244 at http://wamc.org Yanks Three Games Out; Nadal Takes U.S. Open Chris Davis Homers And Baltimore Beats Yanks 4-2 http://wamc.org/post/chris-davis-homers-and-baltimore-beats-yanks-4-2 <p>Chris Davis is at it again.</p><p>Davis set a franchise record hitting his 31st home run before the All-Star break, helping Baltimore beat the Yankees 4-2 Sunday night for a three-game sweep. The Yankees have now lost five straight games.</p><p>Elsewhere on the scoreboard, the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays 5-4. Boston won for the fifth time in six games and improved to an American League-best 50-34. Washington crushed the Mets 13-2.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 12:20:47 +0000 Jaired Crofut 68227 at http://wamc.org Chris Davis Homers And Baltimore Beats Yanks 4-2 NASCAR Panel Reduces JGR Penalties http://wamc.org/post/nascar-panel-reduces-jgr-penalties <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">A three-member NASCAR appeals panel has dramatically reduced most of the penalties levied against Joe Gibbs Racing for an illegal part found in Matt Kenseth's race-winning engine at Kansas.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">The panel reduced the points deducted from Kenseth from 50 to 12, and reinstated his bonus points earned for the April 21 victory. The race will count toward the Chase and he moves from 11th in the Sprint Cup standings to fourth.</span></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 13:01:05 +0000 Jaired Crofut 64241 at http://wamc.org NASCAR Panel Reduces JGR Penalties Danica Patrick wins pole for NASCAR's Daytona 500 http://wamc.org/post/danica-patrick-wins-pole-nascars-daytona-500 <p>DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Danica Patrick has won the Daytona 500 pole, becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any Sprint Cup race.&nbsp;</p><p>It was the biggest achievement of her four-year NASCAR career.<br><br>Patrick went out eighth in the qualifying session Sunday and covered the 2½-mile superspeedway in 45.817 seconds, averaging 196.434 mph.</p> Sun, 17 Feb 2013 22:44:08 +0000 Associated Press 58012 at http://wamc.org Danica Patrick wins pole for NASCAR's Daytona 500