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National Championship on Newstalk 97.7 FM

National Championship on Newstalk 97.7 FM

(ARLINGTON, TX )  –   The College basketball season will come to an end tonight with an historic matchup.   The #7 Connecticut Huskies take on the #8 Kentucky Wildcats.  The first time EVER such high seeds face each other in the Title game.   You can hear all the action on Newstalk 97.7 FM beginning at […]

Astros Outfielder Dexter Fowler Sent Home with Gastroenteritis

Astros Outfielder Dexter Fowler Sent Home with Gastroenteritis

Rob Fowler/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After a scorching start to the tenure with the Houston Astros, outfielder Dexter Fowler was sent home “indefinitely” with gastroenteritis, a stomach infection that has flu-like symptoms.
Fowler was hospitalized on F…

WR Burleson Joins Browns

WR Burleson Joins Browns

NFL via Getty Images(CLEVELAND, Ohio) — The Cleveland Browns agreed to a deal with free agent receiver Nate Burleson, Browns general manager Ray Farmer announced Sunday. According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, it’s a one-year deal. The 6-foot,…

Bobby Parnell Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Bobby Parnell Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Mets closer Bobby Parnell’s season is officially over, after the team announced Sunday he will have Tommy John Surgery on his right elbow. Team doctor David Atlchek will perform the surgery on Tuesday at…

Willie Cauley-Stein Officially Ruled Out of Title Game

Willie Cauley-Stein Officially Ruled Out of Title Game

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein, who has been dealing with an ankle injury, was officially ruled out of Monday’s national championship game against Connecticut. The 7-foot, 244 pound sophomore injur…

Darvish Sharp in Rangers Victory over Rays

Darvish Sharp in Rangers Victory over Rays

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.) — Yu Darvish had no trouble getting back on track after missing three weeks. Darvish pitched seven innings of scoreless ball allowing seven hits, one walk and striking out six to lead the Texas Rang…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/6/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/6/14

Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) — NCA Women’s Basketball Tournament – Final Four:  (1) Notre Dame 87 (37-0) – (4) Maryland 61 (28-7)
(1) Connecticut 75 (39-0) – (2) Stanford 56 (33-4)
MLB:  Baltimore Orioles 3 (2-4) – Detroit Tigers 1 (4-1)
Ci…

Wieters, Orioles Deal Tigers First Loss of Season

Wieters, Orioles Deal Tigers First Loss of Season

Robbie Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(DETROIT) –  Matt Wieters homered as the Baltimore Orioles handed the Detroit Tigers their first loss of the season Sunday, a 3-1 setback at Comerica Park.
Chris Tillman allowed just one run while pitching…

Heat Burn Knicks 102-91

Heat Burn Knicks 102-91

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(MIAMI) –  LeBron James scored 38 points as the Miami Heat dealt a significant blow to the New York Knicks’ playoff hopes with a 102-91 victory on Sunday.
Chris Bosh added 14 points for the Heat (53-23), who were playi…

Bobcats Secure Playoff Berth With 96-94 Overtime Win Over Cavaliers

Bobcats Secure Playoff Berth With 96-94 Overtime Win Over Cavaliers

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) — Bobcats center Al Jefferson scored a team-high 24 points and pulled down 15 rebounds as Charlotte (39-38) outlasted the Cleveland Cavaliers (31-47) in overtime, 96-94 on Saturday night to clinch their sec…

Bruins Clinch Top Seed in the East

Bruins Clinch Top Seed in the East

Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images(BOSTON) — Milan Lucic had two goals and an assist and Loui Ericksson added four assists to lead the Boston Bruins past the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 Saturday, clinching the B’s the top-seed in the Eastern Conference….

Harrison Does it Again, Kentucky Advances to Championship

Harrison Does it Again, Kentucky Advances to Championship

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Aaron Harrison may be a freshman but he continues to prove he’s not afraid of taking the big shot. 
With Kentucky down by two with 5.7 seconds left, Harrison nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer. Wisconsin had…

UConn is Championship Bound

UConn is Championship Bound

Jamie Squire/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Top-Ranked Florida hadn’t lost a game since UConn beat them on Dec. 2 and now the Huskies did it again by downing the Gators in the National Championship Semifinal 63-53 Saturday, sending UConn to its four…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/5/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/5/14

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament – Final Four:  (7) Connecticut 63 (31-8) – (1) Florida 53 (36-3)
(8) Kentucky 74 (29-10) – (2) Wisconsin 73 (30-8)
MLB:  New York Mets 6 (2-3) – Cincinnati Reds 3 (1…

Ike Davis Leads Mets to 6-3 Win over Reds

Ike Davis Leads Mets to 6-3 Win over Reds

Al Bello/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ike Davis hit a game-winning grand slam as the New York Mets rallied to top the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 on Saturday.
Davis, having lost his starting first base job to Lucas Duda on Friday, was called on to pinch-hit in t…

Broncos Reward Head Coach John Fox with a 3-Year Extension

Broncos Reward Head Coach John Fox with a 3-Year Extension

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After a busy offseason adding players to their team, the Denver Broncos have given head coach John Fox a three-year extension.
Fox’ deal will keep him on the Broncos sidelines through the 2016 season.
“We are pl…

Yankees Place Mark Teixeira On the DL with Hamstring Injury

Yankees Place Mark Teixeira On the DL with Hamstring Injury

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After playing in just 15 games last season, New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has landed on the disabled list once again after injuring his hamstring Friday night against the Toronto Blu…

Buccaneers Trade Wide Receiver Mike Williams to the Bills

Buccaneers Trade Wide Receiver Mike Williams to the Bills

J. Meric/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A change of scenery just might be what’s best for Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Williams and he’s getting just that as he’s been traded to the Buffalo Bills for a sixth-round pick.
Various off-the-field incidents resulted…

Creighton’s McDermott Wins Wooden Award

Creighton’s McDermott Wins Wooden Award

Eric Francis/Getty Images(ARLINGTON, Texas) — Creighton senior forward Doug McDermott won the John R. Wooden Award, which is given to the player of the year, Friday.
McDermott led the nation in scoring this season with 26.7 points per game while makin…

Danny Manning Joins Wake Forest

Danny Manning Joins Wake Forest

Donald Miralle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Danny Manning has agreed to become the new head men’s basketball coach at Wake Forest, the school announced Friday.
“We are very pleased to welcome Danny Manning to Wake Forest,” Wake Forest athletic director Ro…

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