Tulane University will become a full member of the Big East Conference and East Carolina will join the league as a football-only member in 2014 in the latest round of conference realignment in college athletics.
Jim Rome, host of Rome on CBS Sports Network and The Jim Rome Show on the radio joined CBS Local Sports to give his take on the biggest topics in the major sports.
Brad Lincoln pitched six innings to earn a victory in his first start of the season Monday, and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended a streak of eight consecutive losses against the Marlins by winning 3-2.
Javier Vazquez added to his last-season surge by pitching six scoreless innings Sunday, helping the Florida Marlins complete a season sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 4-1 victory.
Anibal Sanchez pitched his second one-hitter of the season and tied his career high with 11 strikeouts to win for just the second time in his last 16 starts as the Marlins beat the Pirates 3-0 on Saturday night.
Aye, who be that buccaneer a’walkin that plank? It be Klaus Chroszielewski, winner of the National Walk The Plank Championship Saturday in Key West.Chroszielewski won the competition dressed as King Neptune in Key West’s annual competition that attracts hundreds of costumed pirate enthusiasts to the town’s week-long annual Pirates in Paradise festival, according to Andy Newman, spokesman for Florida Keys News Bureau.