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Biscuits Fall Hard to Jumbo Shrimp

The Biscuits (28-16) avoided being no-hit, but still fell to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (16-29) by a score of 5-1 in the series finale on Monday afternoon at The Baseball Grounds. Marlins number 17 prospect Jordan Yamamoto kept the Biscuits off-balance all afternoon, hurling seven no-hit innings, walking one, and striking out five. Yamamoto was removed for Jeff Kinley for…

Former Alabama LB Goes Down with Knee Injury During Offseason Workout

Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster injured his left leg during an offseason practice and was taken off the field on a cart. Foster went down clutching at his left knee during the first practice of organized team activities Monday. His left leg was stabilized before he was carted off. Washington claimed Foster off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers after…

Former Troy Hooper Signs with Iowa State

Troy transfer Javan Johnson has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Monday that Johnson, who averaged 10.4 points a game last season, will join the team next fall. Johnson will sit out next season due to the NCAA’s transfer guidelines and be eligible to play the next two seasons after that. Johnson, a 6-foot-7 forward, started all 30…

Biscuits Win 5-0 on “Grand Slam School Day”

Kevin Padlo launched two home runs and Riley O’Brien (1-1) struck out 10 batters over six scoreless innings in the Biscuits (24-13) 5-0 win over the Mississippi Braves (17-19) in what was the final Grand Slam School Day of the year on Monday afternoon at Riverwalk Stadium. Mississippi starter Tucker Davidson (0-2) retired the first six batters he faced, but…

Maximum Security Disqualified, Country House Official Winner of the Kentucky Derby

For the first time in Kentucky Derby history, the first horse across the finish line did not win the race. Maximum Security crossed the finish line first but an objection was filed immediately after the race. After further review, Country House was named the official winner of the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby in Churchill Downs. Categories: News, Sports

Alabama State’s Howard Taken in First Round of NFL Draft

MONTGOMERY, Ala.| Alabama State offensive lineman Tytus Howard became the highest draft pick in school history Thursday night when his named was called in the first round by the Houston Texans. The four-time All-American was the 23rd overall selection by the Texans, and is the 20th overall selection from Alabama State in school history. Howard saw his stock climb after playing…

Injured Auburn Gymnast Wants to Walk Down Aisle for Wedding

The Auburn University gymnast who suffered career-ending injuries to both knees says her goals now include walking down the aisle at her upcoming wedding. Samantha Cerio, an aerospace engineering major from North Carolina, also is preparing to graduate and has accepted a job with Boeing as a structural design analysis engineer. Cerio, 22, discussed her future plans in an interview…

Auburn Gymnast Wants Video of Injury to Stop Being Shared on Social Media

A college gymnast is asking social media to stop sharing the video of her devastating leg injuries because “my pain is not your entertainment.” Auburn senior Samantha Cerio wrote on Twitter Wednesday that seeing her “knees bent unnaturally in real life was horrible enough,” but she says continuing to see the video and photos because people feel entitled to repost…

CBS Televised National Championship Yields Higher Ratings Than Last Year

An average of 19.6 million people watched as Virginia beat Texas Tech in the NCAA Tournament championship game, an increase of 23% over last year. The audience peaked at 23.5 million during overtime Monday night, according to Nielsen and CBS. Last year’s championship game between Villanova and Michigan averaged 16.5 million on TBS, TNT and TruTV. The news was not…