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Scoreboard Roundup – 4/3/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/3/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –MLB: Chicago Cubs 3 (1-2) – Pittsburgh Pirates 2 (2-1)
St. Louis Cardinals 7 (2-1) – Cincinnati Reds 6 (1-2)
Miami Marlins 8 (3-1) – Colorado Rockies 5 (1-3)
Washington Nationals 8 (3-0) – New …

Nationals Catcher Wilson Ramos Out 4-6 Weeks with Hand Injury

Nationals Catcher Wilson Ramos Out 4-6 Weeks with Hand Injury

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A tough break for the Washington Nationals to start the season, literally. Catcher Wilson Ramos will miss the next 4-6 weeks with a broken hamate bone in his left hand.
It is unknown exactly when Ramos suffe…

Jonathan Broxton to Close for Reds After He Returns from Injury

Jonathan Broxton to Close for Reds After He Returns from Injury

Sarah Glenn/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — With the status of closer Aroldis Champman still unknown, the Cincinnati Reds will turn to reliever Jonathan Broxton to close out games for the team once he returns from injury.
Chapman is one of the better close…

Houston to Hire Sampson as Men’s Basketball Coach

Houston to Hire Sampson as Men’s Basketball Coach

Scott Halleran/Getty Images (HOUSTON, Tex.) — Kelvin Sampson won’t have to travel very far for his new job. The current Houston Rocket assistant has been hired by the University of Houston as the school’s new men’s basketball coach. Sampson will be in…

Pirates Defeat Cubs in 16-Inning Marathon

Pirates Defeat Cubs in 16-Inning Marathon

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) — It took 16-innings and nearly six hours but the Pittsburgh Pirates were able to outlast the Chicago Cubs when Tony Sanchez hit a walk-off single for a 4-3 victory on Wednesday night. The 5 hour, 55 minut…

Bavetta Refs 2,633rd Straight NBA Game

Bavetta Refs 2,633rd Straight NBA Game

Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Longtime NBA referee Dick Bavetta has been officiating games since the 1975 season. On Wednesday, Bavetta refereed his 2,633rd straight game when the New York Knicks beat the Brooklyn Nets, 110-81 at Madison S…

Spurs Extend Record Streak to 19 Games

Spurs Extend Record Streak to 19 Games

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) — The San Antonio Spurs continued their quiet dominance of the NBA’s Western Conference with a 111-90 win over Golden State on Wednesday. It was the 19th consecutive win for the Spurs (59-16), extending…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/2/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/2/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NBA:  Indiana Pacers 101 (53-23) – Detroit Pistons 94 (27-48)
New York Knicks 110 (33-43) – Brooklyn Nets 81 (40-34)
Cleveland Cavaliers 119 (31-45) – Orlando Magic 98 (21-54)
Charlotte Bobcats…

Braves Defeat Brewers 1-0, Behind Johnson’s Home Run

Braves Defeat Brewers 1-0, Behind Johnson’s Home Run

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — Dueling no-hit bids between Atlanta starting pitcher Aaron Harang and Milwaukee’s Matt Garza took center stage in the Braves’ (2-1) 1-0 victory over the Brewers (1-2) at Miller Park on Wednesday.
Atlanta t…

Kyrie Irving Practices with Cavs

Kyrie Irving Practices with Cavs

NBA via Cleveland Cavaliers(CLEVELAND) — Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kyrie Irving is ready to get back on the court.
Irving has been sidelined the past eight games due to a bicep injury, but practiced with the team for the first time in two weeks on …

Astros Light Up Sabathia to Win Season Opener

Astros Light Up Sabathia to Win Season Opener

Bob Levey/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — The Houston Astros scored six runs in the first two innings off CC Sabathia en route to a 6-2 season opening win over the New York Yankees Tuesday. Jesus Guzman started the scoring for Houston when he blasted a two…

Jets Add CB Dimitri Patterson to Their Secondary

Jets Add CB Dimitri Patterson to Their Secondary

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Jets signed cornerback Dimitri Patterson on Tuesday. ESPN.com reports it’s a one-year deal worth $3 million. The 30-year-old Patterson played last season with Miami, recording 18 tackles, six passes …

Kershaw Will Miss at Least Another 2-3 Weeks

Kershaw Will Miss at Least Another 2-3 Weeks

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images(SAN DIEGO) — Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw won’t be ready to come off the disabled list on April 7. The Dodgers announced Tuesday that Kershaw will miss at least two to three weeks to deal with the…

Marquette Hires Wojciechowski

Marquette Hires Wojciechowski

Lance King/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — Marquette introduced Duke associate head coach Steve Wojciechowski as its new head men’s basketball coach Tuesday.
The 37-year-old Wojciechowski had been part of coach Mike Krzyzewski’s staff at Duke since 1999, …

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/1/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/1/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 3 (3-1) – San Diego Padres 2 (1-1)
Miami Marlins 4 (2-0) – Colorado Rockies 3 (0-2)
Houston Astros 6 (1-0) – New York Yankees 2 (0-1)
Atlanta Braves 5 (1-1) – Milwaukee …

N.Y. Jets Sign WR Jacoby Ford

N.Y. Jets Sign WR Jacoby Ford

David Lee/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The New York Jets signed free agent wide receiver Jacoby Ford on Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Raiders selected Ford out of Clemson in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL draft. In 38 games with Oakl…

Tigers Woods to Miss the Masters After Undergoing Back Surgery

Tigers Woods to Miss the Masters After Undergoing Back Surgery

Stuart Franklin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — More issues for Tiger Woods as he will miss the Masters after recently undergoing back surgery.
Woods underwent a microdiscectomy on Monday in Park City, Utah. It will be the first time in 20 years that Woods w…

Brewers Demote Jim Henderson, Name Francisco Rodriguez Closer

Brewers Demote Jim Henderson, Name Francisco Rodriguez Closer

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After a breakout rookie campaign in 2013, the Milwaukee Brewers have demoted closer Jim Henderson, and have promoted Francisco Rodriguez to the position.
The decision came after Henderson struggled during spring …

Redskins Bring Back Safety Ryan Clark

Redskins Bring Back Safety Ryan Clark

Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In an effort to help rebuild their defense, the Washington Redskins have signed safety Ryan Clark to a one-year deal.
Clark had spent the past eight seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, but did two seasons in…

Cruz Blasts O’s Past Red Sox

Cruz Blasts O’s Past Red Sox

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — Nelson Cruz made a good first impression in Baltimore.
Cruz, who signed with the Orioles this offseason, hit a tiebreaking home run off Jon Lester in the seventh-inning to lead the Orioles to a 2-1 victory over the W…

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