LSU got a much-needed win, but squeaking past Florida doesn’t tell us all that much. I take a look at that game and everything else in the SEC in my weekly report for CBS Local.
Saturday will be just the fourth night game in Michigan Stadium history. A school like Penn State has no problem hosting games under the lights. Why does the University Michigan—its administration, head coach, and many of its fans—reject the idea? What do players think? I sought answers in an in-depth story for Scout.
Thanks to starting pitcher meltdowns, we just witnessed the highest-scoring wild-card round ever. The Yankees and Diamondbacks advanced and the divisional matchups, which begin today, are set. Read the “Five Things” you need to know in my latest story for CBS Local:
Next week, the Washington Nationals will begin a playoff series for the fourth time in six years. They have yet to win a series. With a healthy Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg—plus Max Scherzer, Daniel Murphy, and others—this year could be different. I wrote about it in my final regular season column for CBS Local. Starting next Thursday, I’ll be recapping the playoffs with a “Five Things You Missed” column.
Florida won again in the last minute thanks to a questionable defensive strategy. Texas A&M beat Arkansas in a high-scoring, overtime affair. That and more from the Saturday that was in the SEC.
Earlier this week, MLB set a new record for total home runs in a season. Who hit the longest homer? Which pitcher allowed the most? How many players reached individual milestones? A look at how we got to 5,694 home runs (and counting).
With Michigan’s passing offense struggling and the team’s reliance on freshmen receivers, I looked at what it takes to play the position at the college level and how freshmen have performed in the past.