LOS ANGELES — The Colorado Rockies ended their 11-game losing streak in dramatic fashion, thanks to a guy they've always relied on to come through in clutch situations. Carlos Gonzalez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, and Colorado sloshed its way to a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night following a rare rain delay at Chavez Ravine.
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Jay Gonzalez finally stood still long enough for me to get a good shot of him. As the person who brings speed to the top of the Shorebird lineup, Jay has made a nice transition from Aberdeen to Delmarva.
The Dolphins played it smart again in round 2 of the 2015 NFL Draft. They traded down by giving the 15th pick in 2nd round to the Philadelphia Eagles and collected pick 20 in the 2nd round, and picks 9 and 20, both from the 5th round.
The 49ers drafted Eli Harold in the third round of this year's NFL Draft, and he has stood out with mentions of his speed. Grant Cohn said he almost thought he was watching Aldon Smith on one play Wednesday. He also said Harold was the first rookie to beat Joe Staley in one-on-one pass rush work since Aldon Smith in 2011. Cohn is particularly high on Harold.
Ike Taylor officially announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday, putting an end to a productive 12-year career -- all in Pittsburgh Steelers black and gold. The 34-year-old cornerback was with the team for two Super Bowl wins and three conference championships.
BATON ROUGE, La. – Junior Skylar Kuykendall was named the Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Newcomer of the Year in a vote by the university sports information directors.
Kuykendall became the first LSU player since 2009 and only the 14th in school history to reach the 30-win mark in a season. The Jasper, Alabama native led the nation in wins a majority of the season and even held an 11-match win streak through part of SEC play.
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LAKE BUENA VISTA - On a breezy day more than a month ago at Walt Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, fleet-footed defensive back Devin Hester of the University of Miami was at one corner of the field doing agility drills. In another corner, 340-pound offensive guard Max Jean-Gilles of Georgia had a resistance band around his stomach, working on power coming off the line.
D'Brickashaw Ferguson is one confident 300-pound lineman heading to this week's NFL combine – thanks to training guru Tom Shaw. “I'm happy with my progress. I'm faster, stronger and more explosive,” the 6-foot-5 offensive tackle says. “I'm ready to show what I've got. The camp has been very productive for me.” NFL personnel are eager for a close-up look at Ferguson, an All-American from Virginia expected to be among the first six players chosen in the April draft.