1. Webster Makes It A Happy Father's Day

    (Photo - Koontz courtesy of Ball State Athletics) Dave Brust’s lineup pasted pairs of runs in three separate innings and a trio of pitchers held opposing bats in check, Sunday, ...

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  2. Pullyblank Hurls A No Hitter!

    Brian Pullyblank (Southern Illinois) forgot his cleats for Friday night’s New York Collegiate Baseball League game. The right-hander certainly remembered his pitching arsenal...

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  3. Webster Uses Clutch Hitting and Pitching to Beat Elmira

    Webster Yankees head coach Dave Brust knows well of the necessary ingredients for a winning baseball team. Sunday afternoon, Brust’s pinstripes showed they can punch clutch hits, play stingy defense, and provide effective pitching...

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  4. Webster-Elmira: Webster Yankees Continue To Impress

    If first impressions mean anything, Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees possess all the traits of a quality baseball team...

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  5. Dornes and Koontz Lead Webster

    Eights are wild at Basket Road Field. For the third consecutive game Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees saved their best until the eighth inning. Geoff Dornes (R.I.T...

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  6. Webster Delivers Opening Night Win

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  7. Chauncey Billups: The Significance Of One Play

    It started as a simple baseline out-of-bounds play. With just a few seconds remaining in the first half of Game Two of the NBA’s Western Conference Final, the Denver Nuggets had the ball under the basket of the Los Angeles Lakers...

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  8. Central Michigan Sending Experience to Webster

    Dave Brust knows well the purpose of the New York Collegiate Baseball League. As a returning head coach, Brust understands that some of his players lack experience, and growing pains can result...

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  9. Pat Urckfitz Adding to His Legend with Houston Astros Class A Team

    Pat Urckfitz spent last May coming out of the bullpen to help the Monroe Community College Tribunes finish third in the National Junior College World Series...

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  10. Kobe: Phone's For You, It's 9-1-1!

    Hello. Yeah, this is Kobe Bryant. Who’s this? Huh? You are callin’ me? Isn’t it supposed to be the other way around? I know I gotta game tomorrow. Last time I checked...

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  11. Steve Muoio Finds College Life To Be a Peach

    Few of Dave Brust’s Webster Yankees will have a shorter commute to Webster Town Park than Steve Muoio. On the other hand, none of the home nine have travelled further than Muoio to continue their college baseball career...

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  12. UConn: Cradle Of NBA Shooting Guards

    Survey question: Who are the three best shooting guards currently playing in the NBA? Take your time in answering—there is no rush. While you are thinking it over, here are a couple of ideas to consider...

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  13. Sports World Turned Upside Down This Week

    Everything in the sports world turned upside down this week. Everyone knows the old saying: death, taxes, and…for San Antonio fans, a trip to the second round of the playoffs as long as Timmy Duncan wears a Spurs’ jersey...

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  14. Canadiens' Elimination Marks the End of an Era

    Without so much as a whimper the Montreal Canadiens bowed from this year’s National Hockey League playoffs. Boston’s first round sweep of Les Habitants caused barely a blip on the radar screen of North American professional sports...

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  15. I Am A Fair-Weathered Fan!

    What started as a Spring Break with the prospect of seeing multiple games at several venues on a variety of levels ended with us arriving home a day early having seen just a few innings of baseball...

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  16. The NCAA Coaching Carousel

    Dare I say it almost feels like Spring. I utter those words with some amount of trepidation, considering that I might invoke the dormant spirit of a nor’easter. Wouldn’t be the first time that western New York endured an April blizzard...

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  17. A Duke Fan's Lament: Hail to the Heels

    At some point last night while "Let it" Wayne Ellington was dropping shots like he was playing the "pop-a-shot" at the local tavern, and Ed Davis was pulling down rebounds faster than Hubert ...

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  18. For These Final Four, the Difference Is the Same: Defense

    Sixty-one games later and here we have it—four teams. Actually, it’s far more than 61 if you count all the single elimination conference tournaments played for an automatic bid. To many, making the Final Four is akin to a championship...

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  19. UNC's Tyler Hansbrough and His Green Light

    Three more games, and the college basketball season comes to an end. It's hard to believe that two national semifinals and Monday’s championship are all that separate us from the 2008-2009 NCAA Men’s basketball campaign being history...

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  20. Gonzaga vs. North Carolina Tonight: A Two-Act Play

    Setting: Beale Street will be boppin’ tonight as the Sweet Sixteen comes to Memphis. Mark Few brings his No. 4 seed Gonzaga Bulldogs (28-5) to town for a lip-smackin’ tilt with Roy Williams and the No...

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  21. Villanova-Duke: Tale of the Tape

    Setting: It’s a Big East-Atlantic Coast Conference clash of the titans when Jay Wright and his No. 3 seed Villanova Wildcats (28-7) throw down with Mike Krzyzewski and the No. 2 seed Duke Blue Devils (30-6)...

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  22. Xavier-Pittsburgh: Tale of the Tape

    Setting: The TD Bank North Garden in Boston, Massachusetts is the scene for a Sweet Sixteen matchup between Sean Miller’s four-seed Xavier Musketeers (27-7) and Jamie Dixon’s one-seed Pittsburgh Panthers (30-4)...

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  23. I'm Jim Calhoun: Not Bernard Madoff

    Jim Calhoun must be wondering if he is the victim of mistaken identity. After a recent diatribe in response to an activist’s assertion that his salary lacked fiscal responsibility, Calhoun has shouldered a bevy of harsh criticism...

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  24. Pitino's Motown Monopoly

    Congratulations Coach Pitino! Your accomplishments this season have been impressive. And the NCAA tournament selection committee has certainly taken notice: No. 1 Overall! You deserve it...

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  25. Tell Me Again Why UCLA Is in the Top 20

    When various media outlets released their pre-season rankings for this year’s NCAA Men’s basketball, I could understand why the UCLA Bruins earned a spot in the top five...

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