Doubledays fall in extra innings at State College

In an extra-inning affair that didn’t see a run scored until the 10th inning, the State College Spikes – specifically their pitching staff- reigned supreme. Auburn’s arm outdueled the Spikes all night long, but after nine strong frames and their first two runs scored in the top of the inning, the Doubledays bullpen failed to hold off a three-run 10th... more

Boeheim Army advances in The Basketball Tournament

Demetris Nichols, who hit any number of 3-pointers during his Syracuse tenure, drained a baseline jumper to provide Boeheim’s Army with a 60-55 victory against Team Fancy in the TBT Tournament on Sunday. Nichols finished with a game-best 13 points and had seven rebounds for Boeheim’s Army. Eric Devendorf had 12 points and John Gillon, who had 32 points the... more

Syndergaard to DL again due to hand-foot-and-mouth disease

In the latest bizarre medical development for the baffling New York Mets, ace pitcher Noah Syndergaard is headed back to the disabled list after contracting hand-foot-and-mouth disease. The team figures it’s likely Syndergaard caught the contagious virus when he made an appearance at a baseball camp for kids last Thursday during the All-Star break. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said that... more

Judge homer lifts Yankees over Mets

It had been a while since Sonny Gray walked off the field to cheers in the Bronx, but on Saturday afternoon the 47,102 fans in attendance handed the Yankees’ starter a loud ovation as he made his way from the rubber to the dugout after striking out Asdrubal Cabrera with two runners on to end the fifth inning. The right-hander... more

Mets top Yankees in return to diamond; Syndergaard exits with ‘dead arm’

Yoenis Cespedes homered in his second at-bat after missing nearly 10 weeks on the DL, and the Mets held on to secure a win for Noah Syndergaard, who worked five innings before exiting with arm fatigue. Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman each worked two frames to hold off the Yankees as trade rumors swirled around closer Jeurys Familia. After the... more

Doubledays pitching staff shuts down State College Spikes

Aaron Fletcher, Colin Morse and Angel Guillen combined to throw a three-hitter in the Auburn Doubledays’ 4-0 victory over the State College Spikes at Lubrano Park Friday. Fletcher gave up a one hit and a walk over the first three innings before Colin Morse tossed a perfect fourth. Angel Guillen earned the victory by striking out four and allowing two... more

Auburn bats come alive in win over Scrappers

Doubledays starter Tim Cate – after three solid innings of work to start the game – began to struggle in his fourth inning of work against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. He was entering uncharted territory as his longest outing to that point had been 3.1 innings, and, pitching in Auburn for the first time in his four starts, it appeared... more

Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks, will be waived

In a long-awaited move, the Oklahoma City Thunder rid themselves of the former Syracuse Orange star’s large contract, though not through expected means. The Atlanta Hawks, owners of most of the cap space remaining in basketball this summer, will facilitate the waiving of his contract. Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the trade. Breaking: The Thunder have agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony... more

Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen’s long strange trip to the NFL

No one actually goes to Firebaugh, California, just to go there. Most likely, if you’re in Firebaugh, you were on your way to or from someplace else and your GPS went haywire and diverted you off Interstate 5 — which runs north-south through the spine of the state, about 20 miles to the west of the two-stoplight town where Buffalo... more

Tyler Ennis signs 2-year contract with one of world’s top international teams

After spending the last four seasons in the NBA, former Syracuse point guard Tyler Ennis is moving to one of the top clubs in international basketball. Ennis signed a two-year contract with Turkish Basketball Super League club Fenerbache, which is located in Istanbul. The club lost in the title game of the EuroLeague competition last year, which is considered the... more

Doubledays drop 2nd in a row to 1st place Mahoning Valley

The Doubledays couldn’t ask for a better start against the Scrappers with a 4-run inning – highlighted by a Jamori Blash three-run home run – gave Auburn a commanding lead to start off the contest and hinted at big things to come in the game from the Doubledays bats. But Auburn quickly learned: It’s not how you start. It’s how... more

Doubledays drop series opener to Scrappers

The Doubledays’ offense folded under pressure in a series that could ultimately determine first place in the Pinckney Division. Auburn only managed to tally three runs on 10 hits – with three errors made by their opposition – in a 5-3 loss to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. The Doubledays struck early and put up a two-spot in the first inning... more

Finger Lakes barn quarantined for strangles

A confirmed case of strangles has led to a state-imposed quarantine of Barn 19 at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack and at a separate off-track training stable in Ontario County. The national Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) database reported Tuesday that the precautionary quarantine was mandated by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets after a horse (that... more

Doubledays take rubber game in Monday matinee at Aberdeen

The Doubledays’ offense finally erupted during their Game 3 matchup against the IronBirds after fighting tooth-and-nail for runs this past series. Timely hitting, solid pitching, and help from a pair of Aberdeen errors helped secure Auburn it’s 8-2 rubber game win over the Iron Birds. There was no shortage of big hits for Auburn throughout the afternoon. After two walks... more

15th annual Musselman Triathlon results

The fifteenth-annual Musselman Triathlon was contested Sunday, July 15. The  race, consisting of a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike, and a 13.1-mile run, saw competitors come from  across the country and Canada. Awards were five-deep in the male and female categories: 5. 4:36:51 John Chambers 4. 4:26:32 Henry Tragle 3. 4:26:08 Jesse Vondracek 2. 4:22:15 Nathan Miller 1. 4:06:53 Nick... more

Tanaka solid, but Green stumbles as Yankees enter break with loss

The Yankees’ dominant bullpen has been responsible to a large degree for their first-half success, but as they prepared to scatter for the All-Star break, a lapse by the relief crew let them down. Michael Brantley launched a tiebreaking homer off Chad Green in a noisy eighth inning, sending the Yanks to a 5-2 loss to the Indians on Sunday... more

Rocky Mets’ bullpen can’t pick up stellar Oswalt

Given their expectations at the start of this season, the Mets might have expected to ship off three or four players to the All-Star Game in Washington, D.C., while the rest traveled home, enjoyed a few days of rest and reported back to work fresh for a second-half pennant push. Such imaginings have been dead for weeks. The reality is... more
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