Former Marlins star Miguel Cabrera, now of the Detroit Tigers, completed a feat Wednesday night that was 161 games in the making. Cabrera became the first player in 45 years to win the Triple Crown.
The University of Central Florida is stepping out of conference Saturday to welcome in the newest member of the Southeastern Conference to Orlando. But the University of Missouri team that UCF faces is in deep trouble of seeing its season spin out of control.
The Florida State Seminoles thumping of tenth-ranked Clemson over the weekend didn’t move the squad up in the polls, but on the national championship scene; the victory put FSU in the driver’s seat for a possible trip to Miami in January.
The eyes of the college football world will be focused squarely on Doak Campbell Stadium Saturday night when the fourth-ranked Florida State Seminoles play host to the tenth-ranked Clemson Tigers.
Much has been made of the ballyhooed defenses from LSU and Alabama, but Florida State’s defense is outperforming both SEC schools on the young season and allowing a ridiculous 1 point per game on the young season.
The LSU Tigers have been picked to win the SEC and are a preseason top 3 team, but they will have to proceed this year without a returning Heisman Trophy finalist.
At 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball’s non-waiver Trade Deadline passed with 19 teams within five games of postseason contention. For the first time ever, a record 10 clubs will earn an invite to MLB’s postseason dance. As a result, the rumor mill was churning at full speed up to the last possible second. When all the dust had settled, several franchises and millions of fans had new players for which to root.
Norfolk State became the biggest Cinderella at the NCAA Tournament ball Friday night by upsetting second-seed Missouri. The Spartans will be rewarded by facing a tournament-tested Florida Gators team Sunday.
It’s been quite a year for former University of Miami head basketball coach Frank Haith. He’s gone from persona non grata as a Hurricane to the AP Big 12 Coach of the Year as the leader of the Missouri Tigers basketball team.
State wildlife workers are removing a pair of tigers and a leopard from the home of a man who once Tarzan in the movies.