Brett Gardner http://wamc.org en Jason Collins Plays First Game With Nets http://wamc.org/post/jason-collins-plays-first-game-nets <p>In college basketball, Siena defeated Rider 69-60 on Sunday.</p><p>Meanwhile, the Siena women’s team fell to Fairfield 57-47.</p><p>In top 25 action, No. 11 Creighton beat Seton Hall 72-71. No. 20 Michigan topped No. 13 Michigan St. 79-70 and No. 21 UConn fell to SMU 64-55.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:16:34 +0000 Jaired Crofut 84482 at http://wamc.org Jason Collins Plays First Game With Nets Doc Rivers Wins In Return To Boston, Union College Defeats Dartmouth http://wamc.org/post/doc-rivers-wins-return-boston-union-college-defeats-dartmouth <p></p><p></p><p>In the NBA, head coach Doc Rivers was a winner in his return to Boston. Jamal Crawford hit a pair of 3-pointers 23 seconds apart over the final three minutes as the Los Angeles Clippers pulled away in a 96-88 win over the Celtics. Crawford came off the bench to score 21 points as Rivers gained a victory in his first game at TD Bank Garden since the Celtics traded him to Los Angeles last summer for a first-round draft pick.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:23:59 +0000 Jaired Crofut 79675 at http://wamc.org Doc Rivers Wins In Return To Boston, Union College Defeats Dartmouth Dufner Wins First Major Title http://wamc.org/post/dufner-wins-first-major-title <p>In golf news, Jason Dufner won his first major title with a two-stroke victory over Jim Furyk at the PGA Championship. Dufner bogeyed the final two holes Sunday for a 2-under 68 that was good enough to hold off the 2003 U.S. Open champion. The winning score was 10-under 270.</p><p>In baseball, Mariano Rivera blew a 4-2 lead before Brett Gardner homered with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Yankees over Detroit 5-4. Alex Rodriguez also turned boos into cheers after hitting his first homer of the season in the second inning.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 11:28:03 +0000 Jaired Crofut 71228 at http://wamc.org Dufner Wins First Major Title Cashman: Alex Should Just... Shut Up http://wamc.org/post/cashman-alex-should-just-shut <p></p><p></p><p>Third baseman Alex Rodriguez is in hot water with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman after he tweeted that his hip surgeon cleared him to play in rehabilitation games. Cashman told ESPN.com that when the Yankees want to announce something, they will and added that "Alex should just shut...up."</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 12:05:32 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67888 at http://wamc.org Cashman: Alex Should Just... Shut Up Yankees Beat Cleveland 6-4 For Three-Game Sweep http://wamc.org/post/yankees-beat-cleveland-6-4-three-game-sweep <p>In the major leagues, CC Sabathia tossed a seven-hitter and struck out nine as the Yankees beat Cleveland 6-4 for a three-game sweep. Travis Hafner belted a two-run homer and Brett Gardner added a three-run shot to help the Yankees build a 6-0 lead by the end of the second inning.</p><p>In the Boston game, Elvis Andrus hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning as Texas downed the Red Sox 3-2.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 10:02:02 +0000 Jaired Crofut 66417 at http://wamc.org Yankees Beat Cleveland 6-4 For Three-Game Sweep WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-64 <p>In golf, Adam Scott holed a 12-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to beat Angel Cabrera and win the Masters. Scott and Cabrera birdied the final hole of regulation and parred the first sudden-death hole. Cabrera almost pulled out his third Major title, but his birdie try on the first extra hole just missed the cup. It’s the first time an Australian has won the Masters.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 11:05:47 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62227 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update