Category: Sports

Spartans Dominate the East to Head to Minneapolis

The kelly green and white sea saw rocked back and forth evenly for thirty-nine plus minutes at the Capital One Arena in the nation’s capital. Fans remained on their feet as the Duke Blue Devils adorned in their white uniforms traded scores, with the Spartans of Michigan State University before a missed free throw enabled the Spartans to prevail 68-67.  

“I’ve had some great Final Fours, but this one ranks right up there with maybe the best, the way we had to do it all season,” said the Spartan Head Coach Tom Izzo as he heads to his eighth Final Four.   

The Spartans, sporting their green uniforms were well-coached, aggressive and confident but came into this game as the underdog and …

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Michigan State Dominates the Tigers in DC

Eight-Oh with thirty seven minutes to go is how Michigan State began the evening against the Louisiana State University Tigers.  The Spartans never seemed phased in route a 80 – 63 victory in the nation’s capital.  

“It’s a very good LSU team; scary the way they can shoot the ball,” said Tom Izzo, Michigan State’s head coach. “But really proud of this team taking the scouting report and adhering to it and figuring out what a team’s strengths are; I thought we attacked them very well.”

With the exception of a strong start to the second half, Michigan State seemed to control this game.  Dominating on the boards with 41 rebounds to the Tigers 34, the Spartans were able to peak when the …

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Jake Takes Nats to the Max

The Washington Nationals “maxed out” the attendance, “maxxed” the disdain intensity for their former super star, Bryce Harper and found their maximum level of offensive inefficiency in their home opener, Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019.  As Max Scherzer took the mound and broke team records, his team couldn’t find their sticks to support his “max” effort losing 2-0.    

“I felt good out there,” the National’s starting pitcher, Max Scherzer said. “I felt like I was executing pitches…from that standpoint, this is a great first start for me to go out there again and make a little adjustment on the cutter and go out there and compete again.”

Scherzer picked up where he left off last year facing the pitcher, Jacob DeGrom, …

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Rockets Clinch Playoff Spot with Win Over Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS — During a weekend that is dominated by the NCAA Tournament, there was a professional basketball game being played in New Orleans on Sunday night. Two teams on the opposite ends of the playoff picture squared off in the Smoothie King Arena. The Houston Rockets came to town needing just one more win to clinch a playoff appearance for the seventh year in a row. The home town Pelicans, on the other hand, were just hoping to stop a skid of seven losses in their last eight games.

With Anthony Davis in the starting lineup, Pelicans fans were optimistic that their team might be able to slow down MVP Candidate James Harden and the Rockets. Houston started off …

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2019 March Madness Second Round, March 23

#4 Florida State vs. #12 Murray State, March Madness Second Round (Hartford, CT)

The Florida State Seminoles (29-7, 13-5 ACC) punched their ticket to the Sweet Sixteen with a dominating 90-62 win over the Murray State Racers (28-5, 16-2 OVC) at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut on Saturday.

With senior guard JA Morant likely heading to the NBA, his Murray State Racers will be heading back home to Kentucky for the offseason after a disappointing performance following their victory over Marquette just a day earlier. As a team, the Racers shot 20-61 (32.8 %) from the field, including 7-18 (38.9%) from three point range. Offensively, Murray State was stagnant from beyond the arc and often careless with the ball, …

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