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NBA Pacers’ Mark Boyle to call Yarmouth-Dennis Games this Season

Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox LogoPRESS RELEASE – A veteran sportscaster who has called more than 2,000 NBA games will be the Internet voice of the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox this summer. Continue reading

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Former NBA Star to Try Hand at Pitching for Skeeters

Sugar Land Skeeters PrimaryWe don’t usually talk about players or on-field matters on this site, but we think it’s worth mentioning that former Houston Rocket and NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady plans to pursue a pitching career with the indy pro Sugar Land Skeeters (Atlantic League).  View press release hereRead more here.

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Nets to Honor Dodgers with Jerseys

Brooklyn Nets LogoDodgers LogoThe NBA’s Brooklyn Nets will pay homage to the long-department Brooklyn Dodgers by wearing Dodger-inspired jerseys during five “Brooklyn Blue Nights” games this season.  The first of these games will be against the Boston Celtics on March 21.  Read more hereGet your jersey here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the news.

Brooklyn Nets' Brooklyn Dodgers-inspired jerseys, Nets Facebook page

Brooklyn Nets’ Brooklyn Dodgers-inspired jerseys, Nets Facebook page

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At 50, Looking Back at Michael Jordan’s Short-Lived Baseball Career

Birmingham Barons Logo WordmarkChicago White Sox LogoFormer NBA superstar Michael Jordan turns 50 today, so Star-Ledger Columnist Steve Politi thought he would take a look back at Jordan’s “forgettable” attempt at playing professional baseball.  Read more hereView Sports Illustrated photo gallery hereWatch ESPN’s Jordan Rides the Bus film clip here.

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Cyclones Brought Pro Sports Back to Brooklyn Before Nets, Boulders Making the Grade

With all the hype about the NBA’s New Jersey Nets (now Brooklyn Nets) move to the new Barclay’s Center, let’s not forget about the pioneering Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones (New York-Penn League). BigLeadSports interviews Cyclones GM Steven Cohen about the club’s success.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, Joe Favorito takes a look at the Bergening…er…burgeoning Continue reading


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Sanford Health Sign to Come Down

The Minnesota Twins cried foul when a big advertising sign for Sanford Health was put up last year on the side of Target Center, home of the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves, in full view of the stands at the new Target Field.  The sign is now scheduled to come down on October 31, as Target Corp. secured control of the external wall (ad) space when it renewed its arena naming rights deal in September.  We Continue reading

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