Hoffman’s Road to the Show Starts

Hoffman’s Road to the Show Starts

  Dunedin, Fla. — Last night  Toronto Blue Jays 2014 first round pick Jeff Hoffman took the hill for his professional debut against the Tampa Yankees.  Reaching 98 MPH on the gun Hoffman impressively pitched a 1-2-3 first inning.  The 22 year old right hander, just over a year removed from Tommy John surgery, had only been […]

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NBA Eastern Conference Finals Preview

NBA Eastern Conference Finals Preview

              Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers             It’s a battle of Me vs Team.  The King and his royal subject’s vs the peasants.  Two contrasting styles will converge on one court to determine who moves on to represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals. The Hawks have a couple of factors working in […]

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Izturis Rehabs

Izturis Rehabs

  Dunedin, Fla. — Maicer Izturis made his first rehab start last night in Dunedin vs. the Tampa Yankees. Izturis had two at bats going 1 for 2 from the lead off spot.  Leading off the home first Izturis grounded to short and in the third he singled on a rope to left.  Izturis was forced […]

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NBA Western Conference Finals Preview

NBA Western Conference Finals Preview

  The matchups are set.  The storylines are being written.  The NBA’s 4 best teams from the regular season have reached the conference finals and for each of them, history is at stake. Golden State vs Houston Rockets The battle of MVP and MVP runner-up.  For Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors he looks […]

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Basketball

Mar 6, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) loses the ball to Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15) during the first half at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

              Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers             It’s a battle of Me vs Team.  The King and his royal subject’s vs the peasants.  Two contrasting styles will converge on one court to determine who moves on to represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals. The Hawks have a couple of factors working in […]

May 20, 2015 1:00

Sports

Jeff Hoffman (photo Rick Sassone / RSEN)

  Dunedin, Fla. — Last night  Toronto Blue Jays 2014 first round pick Jeff Hoffman took the hill for his professional debut against the Tampa Yankees.  Reaching 98 MPH on the gun Hoffman impressively pitched a 1-2-3 first inning.  The 22 year old right hander, just over a year removed from Tommy John surgery, had only been […]

May 21, 2015 15:10

Entertainment

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  Sammy Hagar and the Circle played Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Wednesday to a sold out crowd who were treated to a party and a night of nonstop hits. Not only hits from Sammy Hagar’s solo material and his catalogue from Van Halen, but from another member of “The Circle.” Everyone knows Sammy […]

May 8, 2015 11:12

Baseball

Jeff Hoffman (photo Rick Sassone / RSEN)

  Dunedin, Fla. — Last night  Toronto Blue Jays 2014 first round pick Jeff Hoffman took the hill for his professional debut against the Tampa Yankees.  Reaching 98 MPH on the gun Hoffman impressively pitched a 1-2-3 first inning.  The 22 year old right hander, just over a year removed from Tommy John surgery, had only been […]

May 21, 2015 15:10

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Hoffman’s Road to the Show Starts

Jeff Hoffman (photo Rick Sassone / RSEN)

  Dunedin, Fla. — Last night  Toronto Blue Jays 2014 first round pick Jeff Hoffman took the hill for his professional debut against the Tampa Yankees.  Reaching 98 MPH on the gun Hoffman impressively pitched a 1-2-3 first inning.  The 22 year old right hander, just over a year removed from Tommy John surgery, had only been […]

Four USF Teams Earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards For Academic Performance

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  Programs rank among top 10 percent nationally in APR score TAMPA, FLA. – Four USF athletic teams, including the back-to-back conference champion men’s tennis team, have received a Public Recognition Award from the NCAA for earning high scores in the most recent Academic Progress Rate (APR) compilation. The four teams all earned APR scores in […]

USF National Sports Video Honor

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  USF Football Coach’s Show Nominated For National Sports Video Honor New Era On The Bay nominated alongside programming from CBS, Turner Sports, the Pac-12 Network and the Big Ten Network   TAMPA, FLA. – USF Football: A New Era On The Bay, the University of South Florida’s football coach’s show that debuted in 2014, is […]

NBA Eastern Conference Finals Preview

Mar 6, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) loses the ball to Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15) during the first half at Philips Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

              Atlanta Hawks vs Cleveland Cavaliers             It’s a battle of Me vs Team.  The King and his royal subject’s vs the peasants.  Two contrasting styles will converge on one court to determine who moves on to represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals. The Hawks have a couple of factors working in […]

MLB Team Most Likely to Maintain Early Success

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Several teams have started the 2015 season quite well. In fact, you’ve probably stopped scratching your head just long enough to read this article. That is, if you’ve been following the Astros and their early success. On the flip-side, you may also be wondering what is going on with the Orioles and Indians. Currently in […]

Blue Jays Top Prospect Set for First Start

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With their first selection in the 2014 MLB Draft, the Toronto Blue Jays selected a pitcher from East Carolina University. On Wednesday, Jeff Hoffman will make his first start since graduating as a member the ECU Pirates. Hoffman will pitch for the Dunedin Blue Jays, the club’s High-A affiliate. Blue Jays General Manager Alex Anthopolous […]

Izturis Rehabs

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  Dunedin, Fla. — Maicer Izturis made his first rehab start last night in Dunedin vs. the Tampa Yankees. Izturis had two at bats going 1 for 2 from the lead off spot.  Leading off the home first Izturis grounded to short and in the third he singled on a rope to left.  Izturis was forced […]

NBA Western Conference Finals Preview

NBA: Playoffs-New Orleans Pelicans at Golden State Warriors

  The matchups are set.  The storylines are being written.  The NBA’s 4 best teams from the regular season have reached the conference finals and for each of them, history is at stake. Golden State vs Houston Rockets The battle of MVP and MVP runner-up.  For Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors he looks […]

Clippers Choke Away Finals Trip

The San Antonio Spurs lost game 7 111-109 in Los Angeles to end the 2014-15 season for the Spurs.  Tony Parker and Tim Duncan tried to stop Blake Griffin and the Clippers. What an amazing 15 year run for San Antonio. (photo USA TODAY Sports  Jayne Kamin-Oncea)

  It wasn’t supposed to end like this.  They were up 3-1.  They almost had them in Game 6.  They almost made it to their first Conference Finals.  They were the Los Angeles Clippers and they choke. One can look at the dispatching of the Spurs as youth and speed getting the best of old […]

Three Coaches to Watch

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              The NBA playoffs are far from over, but it is never too early to look at some coaches who are on the market or soon to be on the market.   Tom Thibodeau Why put a coach on this list who is under contract for two more years and just lost in the […]