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Long Ball! Power Outage!

Bryce Harper hits a solo home run against the  Giants during the seventh inning of game four of the 2014 NLDS  at AT&T Park. (USA Today Sports / Kelley L. Cox)

  Chicks dig the long ball. This much we know! However, in recent memory there has been little for the ladies to get excited about. Here’s a look at HR and RBI numbers over the last 20 years… Alex Rodriguez was once looked at as a “sure thing” to become the all-time home run leader; not […]

Hannah Wellman in Dunedin

A strength and conditioning coach also assists in fielding drills like Wellman does here with players on rehab at the Mattick Complex. (Eddie Michels/Photo)

Dunedin, Fla.–Hannah Wellman, strength and conditioning coach for the ABL Canberra Calvary poses for a photo her last day in camp with World Series record holder Darold Knowles on Friday May 29.  Wellman has been at the Toronto Blue Jays Mattick Training Center for the past two weeks getting a look see at the operation.  […]

Ex Spring Update for Hinkle and Nova

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Below, Brandon Hinkle got through one and 2/3 innings on Thursday with a bit of a struggle against a Yankees extended squad.  Hinkle allowed three runs on five hits while walking three and striking out one on 45-pitches. Yankees RHP Ivan Nova went four-plus innings against a Blue Jays extended spring squad on Thursday.  He […]

AUDIO: Dugout View All-Star Rant


  Kris Dunn’s Dugout View rant on MLB All-star voting…  

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


  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


  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


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 […]