Maddux, Glavine and Thomas To Be Inducted In Baseball Hall Of Fame
Baseball's Hall of Fame will be inducting three ex-players this summer. Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been elected by the baseball writers and will be inducted in Cooperstown July 27.
Once again players tainted by the steroid era failed to make the cut. The group includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Rafael Palmeiro, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire, who all saw their support drop.
Well, Manziel-mania is over --- at least for college football.
Sophomore Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is declaring for the NFL draft and will leave college after becoming the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy. NFL scouts have Manziel ranked as high as third among quarterbacks expected to be available in the draft.
Checking the NBA scoreboard, Joe Johnson scored 27 points in the Brooklyn Nets' season-high fourth straight victory, a 102-98 win that snapped the Golden State Warriors' 10-game winning streak and prevented the first 7-0 road trip in NBA history. Warriors guard Stephen Curry led all scorers with 34.
It was San Antonio over Dallas 112-90. Toronto beat Detroit 112-91. Atlanta topped Indiana 97-87. Houston defeated the Lakers 113-99. Washington passed New Orleans 102-96. Phoenix had a 104-103 win over Minnesota. Portland slid past Orlando 110-94 and Boston fell to the Clippers 111-105.
In college hoops, there was some controversy at SEFCU Arena.
With 0.1 seconds left and the score tied at 72-72, UAlbany's 6-foot-10 center John Puk grabbed a rebound in the defensive end and then was pulled down to the floor by UMBC's Malik Garner.
The key foul call against UMBC helped UAlbany snatch a 73-72 double overtime win.
Saint Rose had an 87-72 win over Assumption.
Finally in the NHL, the NY Rangers beat Chicago 3-2. Philadelphia passed Montreal 3-1 and Colorado won against Ottawa 4-3.
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