Hobart and William Smith Colleges

The William Smith College ice hockey team earned the program's historic first victory topping Neumann 3-2 in overtime this afternoon. Catherine Linehan notched the game winning goal to lift the Herons past the Knights. Megan Messuri got the start in goal for William Smith and stood tall for three periods. She finished the afternoon with a career-high 57 saves.

Nationally-ranked Hobart led for only 12.4 seconds in its NCAA Division III Football Championship First Round game against Ithaca today, but it was the final 12.4 seconds of the game, as the Statesmen pulled out a 22-15 win over the Bombers.

The Elmira College men's ice hockey team went up 3-1 midway through the second period and kept the lead from there as the Soaring Eagles topped host Hobart 4-2 in an ECAC West game played tonight at The Cooler.

The Hobart College squash team will return to action this weekend, Nov. 22-23, when it competes in the 2014 Liberty League Championships hosted by Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.

The William Smith College squash team will travel to Poughkeepsie, New York, this weekend to compete in the Liberty League Round Robin hosted by Vassar College.

For the third consecutive season, Hobart's Tyre Coleman has been voted the Liberty League Defensive Player of the Year in a vote of the conference's coaches. On the other side of the ball, Ali Marpet shared the Offensive Player of the Year award with the quarterback from St. Lawrence.

Thomas Campion made his first six 3-pointers of the season and scored a game-high 21 points to lead Hobart to an 84-66 win in Statesmen Head Coach Tim Sweeney's debut at Ithaca College tonight.

The William Smith basketball trailed by just seven at halftime, but Rochester shot 64 percent from the floor in the second half on its way to an 81-50 victory at the Louis Alexander Palestra tonight. The Yellowjackets improved to 2-0, while the Herons fall to 0-2.

The Hobart basketball team will tip off the 2014-15 season at Ithaca tonight at 7 p.m. The Statesmen will be led by first-year Head Coach Tim Sweeney, who joined the program following five seasons at Elon University, most recently serving as the associate head coach.

William Smith first-year Megan Messuri was named to the ECAC Women's West honor roll by the league office late yesterday. Messuri is the first Heron to receive recognition from the league this season.

Auburn Doubledays

Dale Carey went 2-for-4 and made a game-saving diving catch in centerfield, and relievers Connor Bach and Tyler Mapes picked up starter James Bourque as the Doubledays topped the Batavia Muckdogs 4-3 in the season finale at Falcon Park.
Chase McDowell (1-3) and the Doubledays defense combined to allow six runs in the penultimate inning of their penultimate game, and Auburn dropped a heartbreaker 7-6 to Batavia at Dwyer Stadium.
Diomedes Eusebio rocketed two home runs and finished with 6 RBI, Jeff Gardner and Bryan Mejia added bombs of their own, and the Doubledays outslugged the Mahoning Valley Scrappers 12-7 in Eastwood Field's final game of the 2014 season.
The Washington Nationals today announced the signing of a two-year Player Development Contract extension (which begins in 2015) with the Auburn Doubledays of the short-season Class A New York-Penn League through the 2016 season.
The Jammers cranked out two runs in a key seventh inning, and the Doubledays fell 4-1 to snap a three-game winning streak in front of 2,251 fans at Falcon Park.
The Auburn Doubledays stormed to walk-off wins in both ends of a doubleheader, taking the first 5-4 in nine innings, while concluding the night by winning the second 2-1 in a regulation seven frames over Jamestown.
Eleven Doubledays came to the plate, and a season-high seven of them scored to springboard the Doubledays to an 8-0 thrashing of the Williamsport Crosscutters.
Anderson Martinez (2-2), RC Orlan, and Mario Sanchez combined for a five-hit shutout as the Auburn Doubledays blanked the Williamsport Crosscutters 4-0 under the Friday night lights.
State College exploded for 13 runs over the sixth and seventh innings, and the Doubledays suffered a 14-3 defeat at the hands of the Spikes on Thursday night at Penn State University.
State College hit huge home runs in both games, and the Auburn Doubledays dropped both ends of a Sunday doubleheader to the Spikes. The Doubledays fell 4-1 in game one and 7-4 in game two.

NY Yankees

The most-played rivalry in college football came to Yankee Stadium on Saturday as Lafayette defeated Lehigh, 27-7, in the 150th meeting between the schools. Among those in attendance for the game was Cubs manager Joe Maddon, a member of Lafayette's class of 1976.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and former big league manager Bobby Valentine will once again rappel down the side of a 22-story building in Stamford, Conn., as part of the annual Heights & Lights event.
General manager Brian Cashman remained tight-lipped Thursday while discussing the team's progress in the marketplace, indicating that there have been plenty of phone calls and text messages exchanged but little to show for it as of yet.
Along with more than 750 of the nation's top executives, Yankees GM Brian Cashman participated in the Covenant House's "Sleep Out" movement, aiming to raise awareness for homeless youth. It marked Cashman's fourth consecutive year supporting the event.
The Yankees sold the rights of infielder Zelous Wheeler to the Japanese Pacific League's Rakuten Golden Eagles on Thursday, one of several moves they made before the deadline to protect prospects from the Rule 5 Draft on Dec. 11.
The Yankees added another top teenage prospect to their system on Thursday, signing outfielder Bryan Emery to a $500,000 deal, according to an industry source.
The 23rd edition of the Arizona Fall League wrapped up with Salt River's win in the championship game over Peoria on Saturday. Once again, the AFL was jam packed with elite-level prospects. That made putting together a top prospects list fairly easy. There were so many good players, it was decided to expand the list to a Top 25, up from the typical 20.
The Arizona Fall League is known as baseball's finishing school because it has graduated a ton of talent to the Major Leagues since it began play in 1992. Here are the development highlights from the AFL's 23rd season for all 30 big league organizations.
The Arizona Fall League named Yankees first baseman Greg Bird the winner of its Joe Black MVP Award, honoring him before Saturday's championship game between the Peoria Javelinas and Salt River Rafters.
On Thursday night at Chelsea Piers, Andrew Eugene Pettitte, the winningest (19-11) postseason pitcher of all time, was the honoree at the star-studded 12th annual Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation Gala.
For one final time this fall, Aaron Judge, Greg Bird and Dante Bichette, Jr. turned Scottsdale Stadium into a mini-Yankee Stadium on Thursday.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman left the Arizona Biltmore on Thursday feeling like he had jump-started the Yanks' offseason plans. Before the annual General Manager Meetings even began, he had re-signed outfielder Chris Young to a one-year, $2.5 million contract, and this week, he also signed a left-handed Minor League starter and made a trade for a left-handed reliever.
The Yankees have acquired left-hander Justin Wilson from the Pirates in exchange for catcher Francisco Cervelli, both clubs announced on Wednesday evening.
Only the top 22 percent of players between two and three years of service time qualify for arbitration, provided they had at least 86 days of service time this season. This year's list is headlined by Mets closer Jenrry Mejia, Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera, Angels pitcher Garrett Richards, Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon, Astros slugger Chris Carter, A's third baseman Josh Donaldson and Yankees pitcher David Phelps.
In an offseason where David Robertson has already turned down an opportunity to bring home the highest single-season salary ever issued to a closer, the free agent has his eyes set upon scoring an even bigger prize.
Every fall, Minor Leaguers raise their stock with their performances in the Arizona Fall League. The caveats that are typically thrown out when discussing such matters: it's a small sample size and the AFL is always very hitter-friendly. But it's also true that every year, expectations around some prospects are heightened based on what they did during six weeks in the desert.
The Yankees announced on Wednesday that they have signed left-hander Jose De Paula to a one-year Major League contract for the 2015 season.
Despite the imminent return of Alex Rodriguez from a one-season suspension for performance-enhancing substances, the Yankees are in the market for a third baseman and are trying to re-sign free agent Chase Headley, general manager Brian Cashman said on Tuesday.
The national spotlight will be focused on Yankees camp next spring when Alex Rodriguez returns to duty as an active player, and even with the anticipated spotlight of sorts that will accompany his presence in Tampa, manager Joe Girardi said he is excited to have A-Rod back on the roster.
More than 150 volunteers snaked through Yankee Stadium's Great Hall on Tuesday morning, each lending their time to help create thousands of gift packs that will be shipped from the Bronx to remote areas of Afghanistan this holiday season.
For all intents and purposes, the signing of outfielder Chris Young by the Yankees to a one-year contract on Sunday signaled the end of the Ichiro Suzuki era in New York.
Can the Yankees contend in 2015? In the end, that's the only question that matters. "I do believe that we have a chance," said general manager Brian Cashman. All things considered, he's optimistic.
If the Yankees intend to keep David Robertson as a member of their bullpen, they'll have to raise their bid and battle other suitors for the free-agent closer's services.
Yankees reliever Dellin Betances finished third behind winner and White Sox slugger Jose Abreu and Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker for the American League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award, as selected by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Is Troy Tulowitzki on GM Brian Cashman's radar? Will Mark Teixeira look to tweak his approach at the plate this offseason? Beat reporter Bryan Hoch addresses those topics and more in the latest Inbox.
Yankees ticket holders were treated to a unique opportunity on Sunday to walk and play on the historic field at Yankee Stadium.
Something told Chris Young not to move the furniture out of his New York City apartment last summer, even as his time with the Mets was coming to a close. Discovering a landing spot across town with the Yankees proved that had been a wise decision.

NY Mets

Mets fans can officially begin planning their 2015 trips to Citi Field, as single-game tickets for next season are on sale now. Tickets, which start at $11, can be purchased by visiting mets.com/tickets or by calling 718-507-TIXX.
The Mets added top prospect Noah Syndergaard to the 40-man roster on Thursday, along with fellow right-handers Cory Mazzoni, Hansel Robles, Gabriel Ynoa and Akeel Morris and left-hander Jack Leathersich, protecting them from next month's Rule 5 Draft.
Zack Wheeler admitted on Thursday that he couldn't help but wonder what it would have been like to still be a member of the Giants as he watched them win their second World Series title in three seasons last month.
For the handful of fathers and sons who spent their trip to Japan bonding in a way that life almost never allows, the All-Star Series was a throwback to simpler times.
Ray Sadecki, a left-handed pitcher who won 20 games for the Cardinals in their 1964 championship season, died Monday due to complications of blood cancer. He was 73.
New hitting coach Kevin Long wasted little time immersing himself in video of the Mets' hitters this offseason.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said on Tuesday that the club plans to have Matt Harvey in the rotation to begin the season -- and, more importantly, to finish it.
Citi Field will be a bit more hitter-friendly in 2015, especially for left-handed hitters. The Mets announced on Tuesday that they are moving in portions of the right-field and right-center-field fences, ranging anywhere from three to 11 feet at certain points.
Cuban defector Rusney Castillo of the Red Sox and Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard are projected to make big-time Major League contributions in 2015 that could land them Rookie of the Year Award hardware.
The Arizona Fall League is known as baseball's finishing school because it has graduated a ton of talent to the Major Leagues since it began play in 1992. Here are the development highlights from the AFL's 23rd season for all 30 big league organizations.

SU Athletics

Freshman wide receiver Steve Ismael recorded a career high in receiving yards (97) and tied his season best in receptions (6) in Syracuse's 30-7 setback at Pittsburgh on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Heinz Field.

After leading by one at half in the season opener and trailing against Duquesne at the break on Wednesday, the Orange wasted no time in breaking the game open, taking a 22-point lead into the locker room against Jacksonville on Saturday.

The Syracuse hockey team played to its second-straight tie and program record seventh tie of the season on Saturday at Robert Morris.

The Syracuse men's cross country team finished in the top-five at the NCAA Championships for the first time in nearly 60 years on Saturday.

The No. 4 Syracuse University field hockey team will meet No. 3 Connecticut, the defending national champions, in the NCAA Tournament final on Sunday afternoon in College Park, Md. The game is slated to begin at 1 p.m. at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex.

No. 4 Syracuse (15-3-1) entertains the Penn State Nittany Lions (13-5-1) in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship on Sunday, Nov. 23 at the SU Soccer Stadium. The match will be the first home NCAA Tournament game in program history and marks the just the second time the Orange and Nittany Lions will square off on the pitch since 1960.

100 minutes of play could not decide Friday afternoon's national semifinal matchup featuring the No. 4 Syracuse University field hockey team and No. 1 North Carolina. The game would come down to a penalty shootout and Orange junior midfielder Alyssa Manley came through with the game-winning goal on the squad's sixth shot of the shootout. 

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Freshman Chris McCullough had a career-best 20 points and a key steal late in the game to help #23/24 Syracuse (3-1) past Iowa (2-2), 66-63. The victory gave the Orange third place in the 2K Classic benefitting The Wounded Warrior Project.

For the first time in program history, the No. 4 Syracuse University field hockey team has advanced to the NCAA Tournament final with a 3-2 penalty shootout win against No. 1 North Carolina in the national semifinals on Friday afternoon. Junior midfielder Alyssa Manley tallied the game-winning goal on the sixth shot of the shootout. 

For the fourth time in five conference games this season, the Syracuse hockey team left the ice with points in CHA play.

NY Giants

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Buffalo Bills

With the travel ban lifted and the Jets game moved to Detroit, shovelers are needed at Ralph Wilson Stadium to begin preparation for next weekend.
The Bills president talks about the effort to move the team operation from Buffalo to Detroit, the ticket situation for Monday's game, and there not being any excuses for this game.
All that was missing were Sherpas and sled dogs for the Bills to escape the clutches of snowbound Orchard Park.
The Detroit Lions will host a 50/50 raffle during the Bills-Jets game to benefit the Western and Central New York Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
Jarius Wynn, Manny Lawson, Corbin Bryant, and Stefan Charles make up the second unit of Schwartz’s front four and have proven to be pretty talented in their own right.
DE Mario Williams talks about not buying in to the obvious distractions and going about business as usual when it comes to preparing for the Jets on monday night.
WR Sammy Watkins talks about having to play a second straight game with a short week of preparation, the hard work of the equipment staff, and the generosity of the Lions.
Buffalo players and staff flew to Detroit on Friday afternoon and were able to practice for the first time after dealing with a record snow storm in western New York.
The Bills head coach talks about getting back to practice after dealing with the snow storm, overcoming the obstacles facing them, and the Detroit Lions allowing Buffalo to use their facilities.
Bills quarterback Kyle Orton talks to media following the team's practice in Detroit. Orton talks about rallying around the current situation and their preparation for facing the Jets Monday night.

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After flying to Michigan, the Bills hit the field Friday evening and our Jon Scott was there.
The Sabres will look to push their winning streak to three in a row when they face the Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Forward Patrick Kaleta returned to practice Friday after being snowed-in.
The NFL announced that the Bills game against the New York Jets will be played Monday night at 7 pm from Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.
The Bills discuss their plan to remove the massive amounts of snow accumulated at Ralph Wilson Stadium in time for Sunday's game against the New York Jets.
Bills running back says he believes he should be ready to return from a groin injury this weekend against the New York Jets.
The Bills (5-5) get back to work on Monday with tough sledding ahead to get back in the playoff discussion.
In the span of less than a week the Bills have seen their playoff chances take a big hit with losses to the Chiefs and Dolphins.
The Buffalo Bills managed one 2nd half field goal while the Miami Dolphins scored two touchdowns, and now the Bills drop one game back of the Dolphins in the AFC East.
The Bills are down in Miami looking to sweep the season series against the Dolphins Thursday night.
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