Robinson Cano http://wamc.org en Joe Johnson Scores 29 In Nets 127-110 Victory Over Atlanta http://wamc.org/post/joe-johnson-scores-29-nets-127-110-victory-over-atlanta <p>There were only three NBA games scheduled Thursday.</p><p>Joe Johnson scored 26 of his 29 points in the first half to lead Brooklyn over Atlanta 127-110 in London. It was the fourth regular-season NBA game to be played in the British capital.</p><p>After reeling off five straight victories, the New York Knicks now are on a two-game losing streak. Lance Stephenson's had a career-high 28 points in Indiana's 117-89 rout of the Knicks. Paul George added 25 for the Pacers.</p><p>And it was Oklahoma City over Houston 104-92.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 11:59:51 +0000 Jaired Crofut 82041 at http://wamc.org Joe Johnson Scores 29 In Nets 127-110 Victory Over Atlanta Crusaders' Dave Dudzinski Shoots 3-Pointer To Secure Victory Over UAlbany http://wamc.org/post/crusaders-dave-dudzinski-shoots-3-pointer-secure-victory-over-ualbany <p></p><p></p><p>The UAlbany men’s basketball team saw its two-game road winning streak come to an end after losing 62-57 to Holy Cross Wednesday&nbsp;night.</p><p>With 13 seconds left, Holy Cross was clinging to a 59-57 lead and had the ball out of bounds under its own basket. Center Dave Dudzinski, who is 6-foot-9 and 227-pounds shot from past the 3-point&nbsp;line securing the Crusaders victory.</p><p>Elsewhere, Southern Connecticut State had a 76-65 win over Saint Rose.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 12:50:55 +0000 Jaired Crofut 79202 at http://wamc.org Crusaders' Dave Dudzinski Shoots 3-Pointer To Secure Victory Over UAlbany Yanks Sign Jacoby Ellsbury, Sox Lose Jarrod Saltalamacchia http://wamc.org/post/yanks-sign-jacoby-ellsbury-sox-lose-jarrod-saltalamacchia <p></p><p></p><p>In baseball, free-agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury has reached agreement on a seven-year $153 million contract with the New York Yankees pending a physical exam. The Yankees have become increasingly pessimistic that they will be able to resign second baseman Robinson Cano.</p><p>Meanwhile, the Red Sox will also lose catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia. Saltalamacchia has agreed to a $21 million, three-year deal with the Miami Marlins.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 11:11:32 +0000 Jaired Crofut 79103 at http://wamc.org Yanks Sign Jacoby Ellsbury, Sox Lose Jarrod Saltalamacchia Brooklyn Ends Five-Game Losing Streak, UAlbany's Peter Hooley Scores Career-High 24 http://wamc.org/post/brooklyn-ends-five-game-losing-streak-ualbanys-peter-hooley-scores-career-high-24 <p>In the NBA, Brooklyn ended a five-game losing streak as Andray Blatche scored 24 points and Joe Johnson added 21 in a 102-100 win at Toronto. Paul Pierce scored 16 points and Kevin Garnett had 12 to help the 4-10 Nets avoid falling into the Atlantic Division cellar.</p><p>The Washington Wizards defeated the Lakers' 116-111, ending the Lakers’ three-game winning streak.</p><p>Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant has a target date in mind for his season debut. The Lakers guard is eyeing the team's Dec. 6 game in Sacramento as his possible return.</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 12:47:36 +0000 Jaired Crofut 78697 at http://wamc.org Brooklyn Ends Five-Game Losing Streak, UAlbany's Peter Hooley Scores Career-High 24 Packers Loss 27-20 To Bears, Obama Congratulates John Farrell On World Series Win http://wamc.org/post/packers-loss-27-20-bears-obama-congratulates-john-farrell-world-series-win <p></p><p>In the NFL, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was knocked out of Monday night's 27-20 loss to the Chicago Bears with an injury to his non-throwing shoulder. As a result, the Packers fell into a three-way tie for the top spot in the NFC North with Detroit and the Bears at 5-4. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he had no exact diagnosis of Rodgers' injury.</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 12:25:57 +0000 Jaired Crofut 77052 at http://wamc.org Packers Loss 27-20 To Bears, Obama Congratulates John Farrell On World Series Win Red Sox Pummel Tigers 20-4 http://wamc.org/post/red-sox-pummel-tigers-20-4 <p>In baseball, the Boston Red Sox pummeled the Detroit Tigers 20-4 last night. David Ortiz hit two of Boston's eight home runs and also doubled for his 2,000th career hit. The AL East-leading Red Sox took two of three from the AL Central-leading Tigers and kept the best record in the American League.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 12:08:17 +0000 Jaired Crofut 72925 at http://wamc.org Red Sox Pummel Tigers 20-4 Red Sox Crush Baltimore In Boston http://wamc.org/post/red-sox-crush-baltimore-boston <p>In baseball, two teams in the American League in the thick of things in the East met Tuesday night in Boston, and the Red Sox destroyed Baltimore 13-2. Shane Victorino led the way with two home runs and a career-high seven runs batted in.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:16:11 +0000 Jaired Crofut 72364 at http://wamc.org Red Sox Crush Baltimore In Boston Jake Peavy Helps Sox Stop Dodgers http://wamc.org/post/jake-peavy-helps-sox-stop-dodgers <p>Checking baseball scores, Jake Peavy pitched a complete-game three-hitter and the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 last night, becoming the first team to win a series from the NL West leaders in 2½ months. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Shane Victorino and Mike Napoli homered for the Red Sox.</p><p>The Rays were unable to complete a three-game sweep of the Yankees. Curtis Granderson lifted a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning as the Yanks beat Tampa Bay 3-2. Robinson Cano homered.</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:32:17 +0000 Jaired Crofut 72210 at http://wamc.org Jake Peavy Helps Sox Stop Dodgers After Loss, Boston Tied For First With Tampa Bay http://wamc.org/post/after-loss-boston-tied-first-tampa-bay <p>In baseball, Boston has fallen into a two-way tie for first with Tampa Bay in the American League East. Marco Scutaro worked out a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth to push San Francisco past the Red Sox 3-2.</p><p>In the American League, the Yankees took a pair against Toronto. Chris Stewart hit a go-ahead three-run homer to help New York rally for an 8-4 win over Toronto in the first game of a doubleheader. Robinson Cano hit his 200th homer among four hits and drove in four runs as the Yankees handed the Blue Jays their record 10th straight loss in New York.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:34:32 +0000 Jaired Crofut 71859 at http://wamc.org After Loss, Boston Tied For First With Tampa Bay For Rivera, An Emotional Last All-Star Game http://wamc.org/post/rivera-emotional-last-all-star-game <p>American League pitchers shut down the best of the National League and blanked the Senior Circuit 3-0 to win baseball's annual midsummer classic, the All-Star Game.</p><p>The emotional highlight was 43-year-old New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, the all-time leader with 638 career saves. Rivera, who is retiring at the end of the season, received a 90-second standing ovation from fans, teammates and opposing players when he entered the game. Rivera pitched a perfect eighth. He was named MVP.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:01:41 +0000 Jaired Crofut 69390 at http://wamc.org For Rivera, An Emotional Last All-Star Game