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Happ takes no-hitter into fifth as Yanks bounce back against M’s

Happ takes no-hitter into fifth as Yanks bounce back against M’s
J.A. Happ carried a full tank of pent-up frustration, spilling over from his most recent effort on the Yankee Stadium mound. Gio Urshela was brimming with confidence, fueled by his continued success in clutch situations. Combined, Happ and Urshela sent the Yankees into their weekend showdown against the first-place Rays on a winning note. Happ pitched scoreless, one-hit ball into... more

Mariners rout Yankees on Wednesday night

Mariners rout Yankees on Wednesday night
  In an effort to keep Yusei Kikuchi healthy, the Mariners may have unlocked the keys to a dominant new left-hander in their rotation. For the second straight game since pitching an abbreviated one-inning outing to limit his workload this first season in the Majors, Kikuchi looked outstanding. The 27-year-old rookie threw 7 2/3 innings of one-run ball with just... more

Allen “Moonlight” Murphy returns to Newark Pilots for 2019 season

Allen “Moonlight” Murphy returns to Newark Pilots for 2019 season
Guess who’s back? Back again? Moonlight’s back. Tell a friend. Allen “Moonlight” Murphy will return to Colburn Park this summer for his second stint as a Newark Pilot. He also says he still hopes to be a doctor someday, too. The “All-American kid” as Pilots owner, Bob Ohmann, describes him has aspirations to either get drafted into the Bigs, or... more

Penn Yan, Dundee talk football merger at informational meeting

Penn Yan, Dundee talk football merger at informational meeting
An informational meeting regarding the merger of Dundee and Penn Yan Central Schools football at the modified and JV levels will be held at 6 p.m. May 8 in the Public Meeting room at Dundee Central School. The meeting will also cover plans for Dundee to move from 11 to 8-man football at the varsity level. Coaches from both schools... more

Syracuse women’s basketball picks up transfer from Rhode Island

Syracuse women’s basketball picks up transfer from Rhode Island
The Syracuse women’s basketball team has added some more depth and experience to its roster. Elemy Colome, a 5-foot-7 guard, announced via Twitter that she is transferring from Rhode Island to the Orange. Colome led Rhode Island with an average of 14.1 points per game last season. She also shot 36-126 (.286) from three-point range. Since she is a grad... more

LeMahieu caps Yankee comeback with walk-off hit

LeMahieu caps Yankee comeback with walk-off hit
  Gio Urshela atoned for an eighth-inning error by belting a game-tying home run into Monument Park in the ninth, and DJ LeMahieu delivered the game-winning hit as the Yankees rallied to defeat the Mariners, 5-4, on Tuesday evening at Yankee Stadium. Trailing for most of the game and down to their final two outs, the Yankees battled back against... more

Mets’ Darling says he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer

Mets’ Darling says he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer
Mets announcer Ron Darling says he has thyroid cancer and hopes to return to SNY’s broadcast booth in about a month. Darling issued a statement April 13 saying he planned to have surgery to remove a large mass from his chest and hoped to return to work in May. In a statement Monday, Darling says that after the removal of... more

Alonso: Paddack’s smack talk ‘doesn’t sit well’ after Mets 4-0 loss

Alonso: Paddack’s smack talk ‘doesn’t sit well’ after Mets 4-0 loss
Minutes after the Mets lost a 4-0 game to the Padres on Monday, Pete Alonso sat at his locker, as he often does, writing longform notes on the pitchers he faced in the game. On this day, his book included an entry on Chris Paddack, the brash, flame-throwing right-hander who blanked the Mets over 7 2/3 innings. Before the game,... more

Syracuse opens NCAA lacrosse tournament at Loyola (full bracket)

The 11-time NCAA Champion Syracuse men’s lacrosse team is in the NCAA Tournament for the 39th time. ‘Cuse will play at No. 8 seed Loyola in the first round of the tournament on Saturday at Noon at Ridey Stadium. It’s the 12th-straight NCAA Tournament bid and 36th in the last 37 seasons. Syracuse owns the third-most appearances (39) and second-most... more

Late Hobart rally comes up short in NEC title game

Late Hobart rally comes up short in NEC title game
The Hobart College lacrosse team cut a three-goal deficit to one late in the Northeast Conference Championship game, but couldn’t find the equalizer before time ran out, falling to Robert Morris University 11-10 at Mount St. Mary’s Waldron Family Stadium this afternoon. The Statesmen (11-5) led 6-3 late in the third quarter, but the Colonials (9-7), who extended their winning... more

Yale outlasts Cornell Ivy lacrosse semifinal

Yale outlasts Cornell Ivy lacrosse semifinal
Cornell freshman goalie Chayse Ierlan matched a career-high with 17 saves and junior attackman Jeff Teat registered five goals, matching Steve Mock ’13 for the most ever by a Big Red player in the Ivy League Tournament, but it wasn’t enough as the No. 2 Yale men’s lacrosse team dominated the middle portion of the second semifinal to claim a... more

Eric Dungey listed at two positions on Giants’ mini-camp roster

Eric Dungey listed at two positions on Giants’ mini-camp roster
The New York Giants began their rookie mini-camp on Friday and on the roster provided to media members, former Syracuse quarterback Eric Dungey was reportedly listed as both a quarterback and a tight end. Dungey’s official position designation was QB/TE, which seems to be an indication that the Giants are interested in seeing him at both positions. NY Giants head... more

Twins blast 3 homers in Bronx to top Yankees

Twins blast 3 homers in Bronx to top Yankees
Saturday’s win was a long time coming for the Twins, even though it’s just early May. For the first time since June 26, 2016, they won a game at Yankee Stadium, defeating the Yankees, 7-3. Minnesota entered Saturday having lost nine straight games in the Bronx including the postseason, and 14 of 15 dating to the start of 2015. Manager... more

Ex-Syracuse football WR Jamal Custis got over $100,000 guarantee from Kansas City

Ex-Syracuse football WR Jamal Custis got over $100,000 guarantee from Kansas City
Former Syracuse football wide receiver Jamal Custis received a gaudy guarantee in his contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. Custis, who signed as an undrafted free agent, will net more than $100,000 in his attempt to make Kansas City’s 53-man roster, ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted out on Friday. Schefter, who cited an anonymous source, noted that figure is believed to... more

NYS high school sports seasons will start one week later beginning in 2020

NYS high school sports seasons will start one week later beginning in 2020
Summer for high school athletes in New York will be a little longer starting with the 2010-21 school year. The state public high school athletic association’s executive committee approved a move to cut a week off of the fall, winter and spring seasons Thursday morning during its quarterly meeting in Saratoga Springs. Read More: Syracuse.com A recap of the #NYSPHSAA... more
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