Category: Sports

Arizona State Opens Season vs Kent State

On a cool 104 degree night in Tempe, Arizona, the Arizona State Sun Devils opened their 2019 season against Kent State. This also marked the first time in Arizona State football history that a true Freshman would start in Jayden Daniels.

The Sun Devils kicked off to Kent State to start the game, and quickly forced a quick three and out. They would get the ball for their first series on their own 42 yard line. On third and ten, Daniels would hit Frank Darby for a 42-yard reception, taking the Sun Devils down to the Kent State 16. Daniels would be sacked by Theo Majette (Kent State) on 3rd down to force a 35 yard field goal from Cristian …

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Freeman leads Braves past Marlins

(ATLANTA) – At the end of the day, leaders lead by word and example. And if there was any doubt who the leader of the Atlanta Braves was, Freddie Freeman put that to rest in the last 48 eventful hours. 

The veteran first baseman launched two homeruns, tallied three hits, and drove in four runs to lead the first place Braves to a 5-1 win over the visiting Miami Marlins on Tuesday night at Suntrust Park. His second homerun of the night, a towering shot to right center, earned his 100thRBI of the season, and a one-out single in the seventh drove in Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies, vaulted Freeman into the major league lead with 102 …

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Drama In Pocono; Rossi Finishes 18th

As the green flag fell at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, drama quickly followed. Rain had cancelled qualifying on Saturday and the field of 22 lined up on Championship points. This gave Alexander Rossi a front row starting position next to points leader Josef Newgarden.With a rough start, Rossi lost two positions before making it to Turn 1 and headed into the second turn three-wide between teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay and Rahal Letterman Lanigan driver, Takuma Sato. Sato moved left into Rossi and across the nose of Hunter-Reay. As the entangled cars shot down the track and back up to the wall, additional cars were collected, including James Hinchcliffe and Felix Rosenqvist. The dangerous move by Sato ended the race for Rosenqvist, who was transported to the hospital for evaluation …

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Diamondbacks Offense Strikes Early

With Jake Lamb returning off the 10-Day IL, the Diamondbacks took this opportunity to move some men around, and get their potential All-Star, Ketel Marte, a day off. In the way this Wednesday afternoon was the NL West rival Los Angeles Dodgers. Arizona and LA had split the first two games of this series and the Diamondbacks were desperately hoping for a series win which would be their first in about two weeks.

Rookie Taylor Clarke took the mound for the Diamondbacks. In his previous start against the Giants, he only went 3.0 innings and allowed six earned runs. Today, he only allowed two runs in 5.0 innings pitched on just three hits.

The offense came out for the Diamondbacks …

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50th Anniversary At Sonoma Raceway

This weekend marks the 31stconsecutive year NASCAR has competed at Sonoma Raceway.  It is also the track’s 50 the anniversary!  Also, this marks Darrell Waltrip’s final broadcast and will retire from the booth.  He is a class act, a larger than life character and a phenomenal race driver.  Darrell, you will be missed!!

The main and exciting fact is that Sonoma has returned to the original twelve turn course.  This course incorporates the famous “Carousel”.  This feature of the storied track drops from turn four to turns 5 and 6. The Carousel has a 200-degree radius, then transitions through turn seven to the longest straightway on the two- and half-mile track.  

The Carousel has been a famous spot on the track known for passes that …

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