Hobart and William Smith Colleges

The Hobart College hockey team is ranked No. 5 in both the D3hockey.com poll and the USCHO.com poll this week. The Statesmen are now 17-3-2 overall and currently sit in first place in the ECAC West with a 10-2-0 record.

Hobart first-year guard Jamal Lucas was named the Liberty League Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week by the conference office today. He averaged a team-high 23.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 2.5 spg, 2.0 apg, and 1.5 bpg in a pair of league games over the weekend.

The William Smith Athletics Department will celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Saturday, Feb. 13. It's the 11th consecutive year that the Heron Student-Athlete Advisory Committee has organized a day of celebration on campus.

The Hobart College squash team posted a 2-2 overall record this weekend at the 2016 Liberty League Championships hosted by St. Lawrence University. The Statesmen posted identical 9-0 victories over Bard and Vassar on Sunday for their two weekend victories.

For the second straight day 60 minutes was not enough to settle things between William Smith and Oswego. The Lakers came away with a 2-1 victory in a tightly contested ECAC West game at The Cooler this afternoon. 

The William Smith College squash team fell 9-0 this afternoon at Cornell. The Herons are now 15-6 overall, while the Big Red improves to 8-5.

The William Smith College ice hockey team rallied for a 5-4 overtime victory over ECAC West foe Oswego State at the Marano Campus Center Arena this afternoon. Five different players scored goals for the Herons as they extended their win streak to four games.

The Hobart College hockey team jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first period and went on to take down Neumann 7-1 in an ECAC West game in Aston, Pa., this afternoon. The Statesmen improve to 17-3-2 overall and 10-2-0 in conference play.

First-year Jamal Lucas scored a season-high 25 points but Hobart suffered a second half slump in a 74-64 loss at Bard this afternoon.

The William Smith basketball team jumped out to a 15-0 lead on the way to a 61-39 win over Bard, improving to 10-0 all-time against the Raptors.

Auburn Doubledays

Batting practice jerseys worn by Doubledays players from 2012-2015 are now up for bid! Check out auctions for jerseys worn by players like Mariano Rivera III, Lucas Giolito, Erick Fedde, and Anthony Rendon.
The Auburn Doubledays have announced the team's 2016 schedule. The Doubledays will open the season on Friday, June 17 at Falcon Park against the Batavia Muckdogs at 7:05pm.
The Auburn Doubledays have announced that Brian Rhodes has been selected the 2015 New York-Penn League Groundskeeper of the Year. Rhodes, an Auburn native, just completed his fourth season as the Head Groundskeeper at Falcon Park.
The Auburn Doubledays will host a garage sale at Falcon Park on Saturday, September 19 from 10 AM to 3 PM. The garage sale will include game-used items as well as special pricing on Doubledays merchandise. Fans may set up a table at the garage sale in exchange for a $25 donation.

NY Yankees

Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, who underwent arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur in his right elbow in October, threw off a mound Tuesday for the first time since the procedure, Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild told The Associated Press.
The Yankees remain the only team not to have signed a Major League free agent this winter, with general manager Brian Cashman explaining that the trade market proved more attractive to address their needs. Yet it is possible that they could use a Minor League free agent to round out their final roster spots.
Yankees All-Star reliever Dellin Betances spends his offseason in the Dominican Republic, training with a well-known pitching guru. Yankees on Demand features exclusive content with your favorite players and franchise.
Brian McCann can't stop thinking about the possibilities. Dellin Betances in the seventh inning, Andrew Miller in the eighth and Aroldis Chapman in the ninth. "Yeah, I mean I think the options are endless," McCann, the Yankees' catcher, said Tuesday night before joining honorees at the 36th annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner.
In the first installment of our Spring Training preview package, "On the Rebound," MLB.com will take a look at the Yankees players who are coming into camp eyeing bounce-back campaigns for one reason or another.
Which Yankees player would look best with a beard?
Stay on top of all the Yankees' offseason wheelings and dealings with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which will keep you up to date on the latest free-agent signings and player trades.
Who do the Yankees have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for New York's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
From baseball's brightest stars to the final man on the Yankees' bench, all the information you need to know is one click away.
Cubs and Yankees sparred with Twitter GIFs
The Yankees announced on Friday that they have invited 25 players to Major League Spring Training, including outfielder Aaron Judge, infielder Jorge Mateo and right-hander James Kaprielian, who have been rated as the organization's top three prospects by MLB Pipeline.
When Aroldis Chapman puts on his Yankees uniform and steps on a bullpen mound for the first time, Andrew Miller plans to be close by. He wants to see -- and hear -- how that fastball hits the catcher's glove.
As one of the higher-profile scouts in baseball, Gary Hughes became known over the years for his willingness to take a chance on multi-sport stars.
Greg Bird's year ended before it even had a chance to begin, but the Yankees first baseman's social media game seems to be in midseason form. Bird posted a photo to Instagram and Twitter from his bed at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York on Wednesday, smiling and offering a thumbs-up shortly after having a season-ending procedure to repair his right labrum.
With the start of Spring Training almost here, anticipation is building for the 2016 season. MLB.com is going around the horn to break down each area of the Yankees' roster, continuing with the outfield and DH spots.
Yankees first baseman Greg Bird, who belted 11 homers in his first taste of big league action last year, will undergo surgery on Tuesday to repair a right shoulder labrum tear and is expected to miss the entire 2016 season.
The deal was announced 17 years ago this week, as general manager Brian Cashman hoped to improve the Yankees' pitching depth by importing three well-regarded prospects from the Marlins.
Yankees DFA Lane Adams to add Ronald Torreyes again
With Luis Severino heading into his first full season, has there been any talk of limits on innings or skipping starts in order to not overuse him? Yankees beat reporter Bryan Hoch answers that question and more in the latest edition of his Inbox.
Jorge Mateo, Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez are three of the most exciting names rising through the Yankees' farm system, and they are among the game's Top 100 Prospects entering the 2016 season, as rated by MLB Pipeline.
An offseason roller coaster continued on Monday for Ronald Torreyes, as the Yankees claimed the infielder off waivers from the Angels. To make room on the 40-man roster, outfielder Lane Adams was designated for assignment.
The Yankees and right-hander Ivan Nova avoided arbitration on Thursday, settling on a one-year contract. A source told MLB.com the deal is for $4.1 million with performance bonuses.
Photo of the day: A-Rod does Flashback Friday
Now that the Yankees have lost Greg Bird, their backup at first base and DH, it's worth wondering what they'll do to replace him -- if anything.
Alex Rodriguez exceeded the Yankees' expectations by belting 33 home runs in his return to the diamond last year, and that has the slugger taking aim at Babe Ruth's most recognizable number as he prepares for the 2016 season.
For the third, and likely the last, time, this Top 10 -- the final by position ranking unveiled prior to the Top 100 prospects list -- is headed by the Twins' Byron Buxton. He's followed by the Rangers' Lewis Brinson and Nomar Mazara.
The Yankees' double-play combination has been a work in progress since the final night Robinson Cano peeled off his pinstripes. After a shaky opening act in the field and on the bases, Didi Gregorius found his groove and made the shortstop position his own. The Yankees pulled the trigger on a deal with the Cubs in December, acquiring two-time All-Star Starlin Castro and giving the organization what they believe can be a winning tandem up the middle for years to come.
The Yankees moved to supplement their catching depth on Wednesday, agreeing to a Minor League contract with veteran backstop Carlos Corporan.
Walt Williams, a stocky outfielder and utilityman who played in 10 Major League seasons, including six with the White Sox, died Saturday in his hometown of Brownwood, Tex. He was 72.
To Phil Hughes, Alex Rodriguez is #BaeRod
Starlin Castro has spent the majority of his career residing in the top half of the batting order,sometimes out of necessity. He recalls entire seasons where it felt like if he and Anthony Rizzo didn't hit, his Cubs wouldn't win. With the Yankees, that does not project to be an issue.

NY Mets

Every team must overcome injuries every season. But a return to health for two or three players would go a long way toward ensuring the Mets remain competitive regardless of what happens around them.
Camaraderie may never have been in short supply last season for the Mets, but it never hurts to have a little more. To that end, one of the team's newest acquisitions, Antonio Bastardo, has baseball roots intersecting with those of closer Jeurys Familia.
With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report to Port St. Lucie, Fla., by Feb. 17, it's time to dissect the Mets' 2016 roster. This is the third of a six-part Around the Horn series taking a position-by-position look at projected starters and backups heading into the season. Next up: outfielders.
From baseball's brightest stars to the final man on the Mets' bench, all the information you need to know is one click away.
Beyonce is headed to Citi Field. Just moments after performing in the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, Beyonce announced a new world tour in a television ad spot.
The Mets signed veteran outfielder Roger Bernadina to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league Spring Training on Monday.
Stay on top of all the Mets' offseason wheelings and dealings with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which will keep you up to date on the latest free-agent signings and player trades.
Who do the Mets have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for New York's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
To celebrate their equipment truck departing for Spring Training, the Mets will hold an open house at Citi Field on Feb. 15.
With pitchers and catchers scheduled to report to Port St. Lucie, Fla., by Feb. 17, it's time to dissect the Mets' 2016 roster. This is the second of a six-part Around the Horn series taking a position-by-position look at projected starters and backups heading into the season. Next up: Catchers.

SU Athletics

Following victories against Clemson and Georgia Tech, the Syracuse University women's basketball team ranks No. 22 in the country in the latest release of the USA Today Coaches Poll. It marks the highest the Orange have been ranked in the coaches' rankings this season.

Junior Oyvind Alseth and freshman Miles Robinson have been named to the All-ACC Academic Men's Soccer Team, as announced by Commissioner John Swofford on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Following a historic season on the field, five members of the Syracuse field hockey team continued to be honored off the field on Monday, when they were named to the ACC All-Academic Team.

Graduate student Brandon Mullins of the men's lacrosse team and junior Valeria Salazar of the women's tennis team are this week's Orange Scholar-Athletes of the Week.

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Syracuse volleyball student-athletes Nicolette Serratore and Santita Ebangwese were named to the 2015 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Volleyball Team announced on Monday. Serratore, a redshirt senior, earned her degree in chemical engineering, while freshman Ebangwese is currently undeclared. The nod marks Serratore's second conference academic honor and Ebangwese's first honor.

Fans interested in watching the Orange's 100th year of men's lacrosse will have plenty of opportunities to do so as 12 of Syracuse's 13 games are currently selected to be broadcast by various networks.

Head men's soccer coach Ian McIntyre recently announced his camp dates for the spring and summer.

Prior to the start of its contest against Georgia Tech on Feb. 7, the Syracuse University women's basketball program recognized senior guard Brianna Butler and redshirt junior guard Brittney Sykes for milestones in their collegiate careers. Butler and Sykes made significant contributions against the Yellow Jackets, but ultimately it was the play of juniors Briana Day and Alexis Peterson that propelled the Orange to a 71-52 win.

Trailing 30-24 at halftime, a 3-point field goal in the third quarter from junior guard Alexis Peterson gave the No. 23 Syracuse University women's basketball team the lead for good in a 71-52 victory against Georgia Tech in the Carrier Dome on Sunday afternoon.

Former Syracuse wide receiver Marvin Harrison was selected for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 6.

NY Giants

Iconic composer for NFL Films Sam Spence died this week
The 2016 NFL Combine begins February 23 in Indianapolis
Giants.com ranks the best Social Media posts of the 2015 Season
Eli Manning was a finalist for the 2016 NFL Man of the Year award, which was won by 49ers WR Anquan Boldin
RASHAD JENNINGS SURPRISES HEART OF A GIANT WINNER BY MATT COHEN Thirteen hours after the Giants’ 31-24 Week 14 road win over the Dolphins, Rashad Jennings was in the car on his way to Roosevel...
John Mara spoke Friday to discuss possible rule changes in 2016 and the latest on concussions in the NFL
Victor Cruz spoke Friday to discuss his calf rehab and new Giants coach Ben McAdoo
The Giants.com staff debates topics heading into Super Bowl 50
Giants.com's Michael Eisen brings you 50 Fact about Super Bowl 50
Archie Manning, father of Peyton and Eli, discussed his sons' careers

Buffalo Bills

Find out more about Buffalo's 2016 season opponents such as, head-to-head records, key matchups and connections.
Take a look back at the best on-the-field achievements, moments and plays of the Buffalo Bills' 2015 Season.
Rex Ryan's hiring of twin brother Rob as Assistant head coach/Defense was not met with unanimous approval from those outside the organization. But there is no denying two important benefits that the hiring brings to the organization.
Former scouts Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah reveal their top 3 WRs available in the 2016 draft, and tell you which NFL teams they'd best fit on.
Defense headlines the second edition of Mock Draft Watch, presented by M&T Bank. Learn more about the top prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft as national media predict where the Bills will go with their first round selection in April.
On this date, 56 years ago, the first Bills issued the sale of the franchise’s first season tickets.
Brothers Rob and Rex Ryan talk bow ties and Buffalo Bills on the "Super Bowl Saturday Night" red carpet.
While discussing Bills Super Bowl memories, Randy O. Williams joined The John Murphy Show to talk about the criteria he used to assemble a list of the top 50 moments in the history of the Super Bowl for his recently published book.
Check out the top moments of the season from Buffalo's rookie of the year candidate Ronald Darby.
Edwin Garris, Buffalo native, shares his memories of Super Bowl XXV from Iraq during the Persian Gulf War.

Keuka College

Women's Basketball defeated Wilson 72-54 on Sunday
Men's Basketball gets the win on Senior Day
Keuka defeated Gallaudet 58-50 in Women's Basketball
Keuka College lost to the Bison on Saturday
Keuka College lost to #5 Nazareth 3-0
The senior libero was honored by the NEAC on Tuesday
Keuka College defeated the Panthers 3-1
The Green and Gold lost to Morrisville State 86-65

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Knights top rival 70-56 to win Rochester City Athletic Conference division title
The Unite Rochester campaign releases the results of its 2015 survey.
"Fairport cheerleading would not be the way it is without Coach McGurk."
RB has hired a defense attorney
An argument over Champagne lands the Bills running back in trouble.
The senior winger from Webster hasn't played for the Tigers since he was hurt on Dec. 5.
Joe Vasile took first in both the slalom and giant slalom to win the Section V title.
Rayshawn Boswell hit the winning basket with 2 seconds left to lift Monroe over Franklin 68-66.
Sam Sorge’s 24 points leads Nazareth as they hang on for a 82-81 win over Hartwick.
Cameron Graupman’s 27 points leads Hilton over Greece Athena 64-56.

Daily Messenger

Finger Lakes Times

The Finger Lakes East girls basketball league crowned one division champion Monday, while another moved one step closer toward a dual crown.
WOLCOTT — Since the North Rose and Wolcott school districts merged in the early 1970s, the boys basketball program had not enjoyed the thrill of winning a Wayne County league title.
CLYDE — The Wayne County girls bowling league champions from Red Creek capped off an impressive regular season Monday.
CLYDE — The regular season wrapped up for area bowling teams Monday.
GENEVA — In its 12-year history, the Musselman Triathlon has been cited numerous times for being one of the top events on the national and international stage.
GENEVA — The William Smith hockey team used overtime to extend its winning streak to four Saturday.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With his prolific passing and complete control of the game at the line of scrimmage, Peyton Manning helped usher in the NFL's wide-open era of high-scoring offenses and pass-happy game plans.
ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON — William Smith suffered a tough 55-50 Liberty League loss to Vassar Friday. While no game is a given, the Herons might have gained hope knowing Bard was next on the schedule.
PENN YAN — Palmyra-Macedon put itself on the map at last year’s Finger Lakes Winter Cheerleading Championships.
OSWEGO — William Smith team a balanced effort to keep their winning streak alive Saturday, and continue to develop in its second season as a Division III program.

Auburn Citizen
Auburn boys basketball falls to Corcoran Tuesday at Auburn High School.
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History tends to forget those who finish in second place, but these squads deserve to be remembered for having exceptional seasons. In honor of those runners-up, PointAfter ranked the 25 best Super Bowl-losing teams of all time.
A year ago, Syracuse University announced it was banning itself from the ACC and NCAA men's basketball tournaments as a way of avoiding future NCAA sanctions.
Some games feature more spectacular performances than others. That's why PointAfter made a metric called "MVP points" to measure the contributions of all 50 Super Bowl MVPs from the 49 Super Bowls (one year featured co-MVPs).
The Port Byron boys basketball team made 24 of 26 free throws in the fourth quarter to pull out a 62-56 win over Pulaski on Friday night.
Weedsport Speedway has released its schedule for the 2016 season, which includes three Premier Dirt Series races and a Sportsman Shootout Series.
Nick Hobby and Cody Helmer each registered 18 points, as the Port Byron boys basketball team beat Faith Heritage, 55-34, on Thursday.
SKANEATELES | A comeback win for the Skaneateles Lakers boys ice hockey team serves as a fitting tribute.

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