Steve Kallas (TheSTN) – In Cardinals-Braves Playoff Game, That Was A Good Infield Fly Call (Believe It Or Not)

By now you have probably seen the play at least five times:  bottom eight, first and second, one out, Cardinals winning 6-3 and Atlanta’s Andrelton Simmons at the plate.  Simmons hits a very high pop fly into shallow left field.  Cardinal shortstop Pete Kozma ran about 30 feet into the … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Wild Card Works Well for Baseball

The first season with Major League Baseball’s new playoff format has just ended and it has to be considered a success. Playoff races in both the AL and NL took on a new intensity. Teams were struggling hard not just to make the playoffs as in year’s past, but to … Continue reading

TheSTN – 123 Former D-Leaguers In NBA Training Camps

One hundred and twenty three players with NBA Development League experience over the last 11 seasons are featured on 2012-13 NBA training camp rosters, including 52 who spent time in the NBA D-League last season. The Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Bobcats, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwovles, Toronto Raptors … Continue reading

TheSTN – NBA Returns To London With Regular Season Game Featuring Pistons & Knicks

The National Basketball Association (NBA) will return to London with its third regular-season game in Europe featuring the three-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons and the two-time champion New York Knicks, the league announced. NBA London Live 2013 will take place on Jan. 17, 2013 at The O2 which will host … Continue reading

TheSTN – NBA Tips-Off Seven International Games

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is set to embark on a comprehensive international preseason tour that includes six NBA teams traveling to seven cities in six countries as part of the league’s 2012 international preseason schedule. The schedule includes three different international tours: NBA Europe Live presented by BBVA™, 2012 … Continue reading

TheSTN – NFL: Rookies of the Month Announced

Quarterback ROBERT GRIFFIN III of the Washington Redskins and defensive end CHANDLER JONES of the New England Patriots are the NFL Offensive and Defensive Rookies of the Month for September, the NFL announced today.   OFFENSE: QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III, WASHINGTON REDSKINS Griffin, the second overall selection in the 2012 NFL Draft out of … Continue reading