Zeile, Alonso encourage vaccines as part of MLB efforts

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball joined many of its clubs in coronavirus vaccination efforts, sending retired players Todd Zeile and Yonder Alonso to a New York City high school as part of an education push Wednesday.“It’s just giving awareness,” said Alonso, now a broadcaster for the MLB Network. “It’s giving these kids an…

Super Leagues? Which Minnesota pro teams would make the cut?

In an audacious money grab that was almost universally hated by anyone connected to the sport and which fell apart in about 48 hours — aside from that, it was great — the European “Super League” proposed to take 12 of the biggest and richest overseas football clubs and form a theoretically valuable breakaway product.That…

Huff in on 3 TDs as Presbyterian defeats Davidson 29-24

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Tyler Huff passed for two touchdowns, ran for another and Rod Haygood’s interception with 1:22 remaining sealed Presbyterian’s 29-24 win over Davidson on Saturday, avenging an earlier loss to the Wildcats in March.Davidson (4-2, 3-1 Pioneer Football League) rode into into its final game of the spring on four straight wins,…

Marshfield soccer teams come up short against Marist Catholic

Mar. 17—COOS BAY — Marshfield’s boys soccer team cracked Marist Catholic’s tight defense for a goal with just under 3 1/2 minutes to go in their match at Pete Susick Stadium on Tuesday night.Unfortunately, the powerhouse Spartans had two earlier goals and handed the Pirates their first loss of the season, 2-1, in Sky-Em League…

Findlay hires Adams as head football coach

Feb. 23—Findlay High School has named Stefan Adams as its next head football coach to succeed Matt Pees, who resigned after one season of guiding the Trojans to return to the National Football League as an assistant with the Atlanta Falcons.Adams rejoins the Trojans program after serving as a Findlay assistant under former head coach…

Draymond isn’t quite right about NBA business

Each week during the 2020-21 NBA season, we will take a deeper dive into three of the league’s biggest storylines in an attempt to determine whether the trends are based more in fact or fiction moving forward.[Last week: LeBron James’ MVP case, a LaMelo Ball mea culpa and the death of tanking]The NBA is built…

Austin FC signs Argentina’s Pochettino as designated player

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attacking midfielder Tomas Pochettino has signed with Austin as the Major League Soccer expansion club’s second designated player.The Argentine transferred from Talleres, a Córdoba-based club in Argentina’s top division.“He will offer us pace and versatility in the midfield and we are confident he will make an immediate impact on our attacking…