Longtime Major League Baseball umpire Frank Pulli, who used instant replay to make a call nearly a decade before video reviews were allowed, has died. He was 78.
They’ve combined to hit more than 1,109 home runs and drive in more than 3,357 runs, both at one time were South Florida legends, and both will likely never see the inside of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame except on a tour thanks to performance-enhancing drugs.
The Miami Marlins major league squad is expected to be bad this year, but the hope is that several key players in the minors will help the team succeed in the future. But, several of those players are starting the season on the disabled list.
In a move that surprises no one who has been following the Miami Marlins, owner Jeffrey Loria told the print media Monday evening that the team will not be offering All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton a contract this year.
Miami Marlins management is breathing a sigh of relief Thursday as slugger Giancarlo Stanton is showing no problems 24 hours after being hit in the head by the Marlins’ top pitching prospect.
A basketball fan might think that a team with the Heat’s Big Three of Chris Bosh, LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade plus Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett could put up enough points to secure a victory in the 2013 NBA All-Star Game.
Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam.
Cleveland point guard Kyrie Irving beat San Antonio’s Matt Bonner to win the 3-point contest during All-Star Saturday night.
The Miami Heat will end the first half of the 2012-2013 NBA season Thursday night with another NBA Finals rematch with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The squad that began showing up in Jupiter, Florida Monday barely resembles the Miami Marlins from 2012. All over the field the team will be new faces from the bullpen to the dugout and that has new manager Mike Redmond excited.