Greensboro Grasshoppers “We Are The Future!” Update

Posted by Press Release on March 28, 2015 at 10:37 am under Professional | Be the First to Comment

Greensboro Grasshoppers “We Are The Future!” Update Great Scott! The Greensboro Grasshoppers are not going Back To The Future….They Are The Future! Fulfilling predictions from the movie Back To The Future, the Grasshoppers have declared Friday, April 3 as We Are The Future Day. As promised, we will have a We Are The Future Friday …Read the Rest…

A man that had the energy to call the games is GONE:Hot Rod Hundley leaves us after 80 years

Posted by Andy Durham on March 27, 2015 at 11:16 pm under College, Professional | Be the First to Comment

He was the voice of the Utah/New Orleans Jazz for 35 years…He averaged 24.5 points a game playing his college basketball at West Virginia…He called basketball games for CBS, he was a man that had pure energy…He had sort of a raspy voice, that he could raise and lower to send the basketball games into …Read the Rest…


HPU’s Robertson Signs To Play WBB Professionally In Australia

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HIGH POINT, N.C. – Stacia Robertson of the High Point University women’s basketball team has signed to play with the Bendigo Lady Braves of the South East Australian Basketball League, the team announced Thursday. “I couldn’t be more excited for this new adventure in my life,” Robertson said. “It’s a wonderful opportunity and I am …Read the Rest…

Wrestler dies during match with Mysterio in Mexico:Kick to the head kills Pedro Ramirez

Posted by Andy Durham on March 21, 2015 at 11:09 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from www.espn.com: MEXICO CITY — The son of a Mexican wrestling legend died early Saturday from a blow suffered in the ring, the Baja California state prosecutor’s office said. Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, fell unconscious on the ropes, apparently after receiving a flying kick from fellow wrestler Oscar Gutierrez, known …Read the Rest…

“Concrete Charlie”/Chuck Bednarik dead at age 89:He was the “60-Minute Man”

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:33 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from www.wralsportsfan.com: PHILADELPHIA — Chuck Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, died early Saturday the Eagles said. He was 89. Bednarik, known as “Concrete Charlie,” epitomized the tough-guy linebacker and also was an outstanding center for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1949 to 1962. He is …Read the Rest…


Greensboro Grasshoppers “We Are The Future!” Update

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Greensboro Grasshoppers “We Are The Future!” Update Great Scott! The Greensboro Grasshoppers are not going Back To The Future….They Are The Future! Fulfilling predictions from the movie Back To The Future, the Grasshoppers have declared Friday, April 3 as We Are The Future Day. As promised we will have a We Are The Future Friday …Read the Rest…

Miami Marlins and Christian Yelich(Greensboro Grasshoppers) meet at 49.5 million dollars

Posted by Andy Durham on March 19, 2015 at 2:05 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from www.espn.com: The Miami Marlins and outfielder Christian Yelich have agreed to a seven-year deal worth $49.5 million, according to multiple reports Wednesday. The deal also includes a club option for an eighth year, according to reports. Yelich, 23, emerged as one of Miami’s top young players last season, batting .284 with nine home runs …Read the Rest…

Wil Myers and Will Ferrell team up in the San Diego Padres’ outfield(Wil and Will go to work)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 14, 2015 at 11:15 am under High School, Photos, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Thought you might find this interesting….Actor Will Ferrell was looking to play every position he can during a recent day of baseball’s Spring Training(for a movie) and he joined High Point’s Wil Myers(Wesleyan Christian Academy), as they worked along side each other in the San Padres’ outfield, during a spring training game in Arizona in …Read the Rest…

Ray Evernham Hosts WPA-Sanctioned Paddleboard Race to Raise Funds for Autism

Posted by Don Moore on March 10, 2015 at 10:15 pm under Amateur, Professional | Comments are off for this article

– Racing Icon Ray Evernham and My Aloha Paddle and Surf Host World Paddle Association Points Race to Benefit the IGNITE Community Center in Davidson, NC – (Mooresville, N.C.) – My Aloha Paddle and Surf, in partnership with 3-time NASCAR champion crew chief Ray Evernham, will host Stand Up for Autism benefitting the IGNITE community …Read the Rest…

N.C. A&T to take over the ownership of War Memorial Stadium:New Aggie Stadium coming soon

Posted by Andy Durham on March 9, 2015 at 4:24 pm under College, Professional | Read the First Comment

North Carolina A&T Baseball News…… from www.news-record.com: In a letter dated today,North Carolina A&T Chancellor Harold Martin said the university will pay $2.5 million toward preserving and renovating the venerable ballpark. The city of Greensboro will contribute $1.5 million toward repairs and transfer ownership of the stadium to A&T. CLICK HERE to read all from …Read the Rest…

Greensboro Grasshoppers Proclaim “We Are The Future!”

Posted by Press Release on March 6, 2015 at 11:52 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro Grasshoppers Proclaim “We Are The Future!” Great Scott! The Greensboro Grasshoppers are not going Back To The Future….They Are The Future! Fulfilling predictions from the movie Back To The Future, the Grasshoppers have declared Friday, April 3 as We Are The Future Day. The Miami Marlins will be at NewBridge Bank Park on Friday, …Read the Rest…


Randel Looks for More Good Things in Greensboro

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Randel Looks for More Good Things in Greensboro (from Bill Hass with Bill on Baseball(Greensboro Grasshoppers) at www.gsohoppers.com) Good things happen to Kevin Randel in Greensboro. He played his first full professional season with the Bats in 2003, got his first taste of coaching with the Hoppers in 2010 and will begin his managing career …Read the Rest…

Meet the Grasshoppers New Manager Thursday At 10 AM

Posted by Press Release on March 4, 2015 at 4:14 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

THURSDAY, MARCH 5 at 10:00 a.m. Kevin Randel, the Grasshoppers new field manager for the 2015 season, will be making a pre-season visit to NewBridge Bank Park. Randel will be available for a question and answer session inside the Majestic Yard merchandise store. This will be the first opportunity for local media interviews. All media …Read the Rest…

Two Greensboro Reds from 2014 NABA season headed to the Frontier League for 2015

Posted by Press Release on March 2, 2015 at 4:31 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Two Greensboro Reds from 2014 NABA season headed to the Frontier League for 2015 Frontier League professional baseball Independent League…. Hunter Ridge to Joliet Slammers Daniel Massey to the Washington Wild Things Ridge from Southwestern Randolph HS/UNC-Wilmington Massey from Grimsley High School and Brown University

Is WWE’s Stunt With Jon Stewart The Ultimate Jumping The Shark?

Posted by Don Moore on February 28, 2015 at 8:38 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

WWE has often involved cutting edge celebrities to promote the brand. However, over the past few years the ratings have declined and the WWE Network never really took off as expected. So the writers decided that up-and-coming performer would feud with an old and retiring comedian. Wait! Didn’t we see this a few decades ago …Read the Rest…

Was “I’m just here so I won’t get fined” A Secret Business Plan?

Posted by Don Moore on February 24, 2015 at 7:29 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

ESPN and others are reporting that Marshawn Lynch is seeking a Trademark for his famous Superbowl Press Briefing answers – “I’m just here so I won’t get fined.” Apparently, there are hats, sweat shirts and T-Shirts in his future. Read more at ESPN.

With 6,846 Career rushing yards for DeAngelo Williams, the most in Carolina Panthers’ franchise history:RB DW is gone/cut

Posted by Andy Durham on February 23, 2015 at 8:22 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Runningback DeAngelo Williams, from the Carolina Panthers has been cut/released….Williams, the leading rusher/runner in Panthers’ franchise history is GONE….. Jonathan Stewart will now be your featured Panthers runningback…. CLICK HERE to read more/see more from the Charlotte Observer, the top newspaper in Charlotte….


What are you watching today? Coach Dean Smith Tribute/”Celebration of Life” or the Daytona 500???

Posted by Andy Durham on February 22, 2015 at 2:20 pm under College, Professional | Read the First Comment

*****Tuned into to 2 or following FOX?***** It has to be one of these two on this Sunday afternoon…. The Coach Dean Smith Tribute or the Daytona 500??? Coach Dean Smith on WFMY TV 2 or the Daytona 500 on FOX 8? Which on are you watching today? For me, it has been on WFMY …Read the Rest…

Former Longwood College Lancer Jerome Kersey gone at age 52

Posted by Andy Durham on February 19, 2015 at 10:48 am under College, Professional | 2 Comments to Read

Jerome Kersey came out of a super-small college, Longwood College in Farmville, Virginia and was the top Lance to ever come out of that program… Kersey was an outstanding rebound and scorer for the Portland Trailblazers in the pros and he played alongside the likes of Clyde “The Glide” Drexler and Kevin Duckworth…. Jerome Kersey …Read the Rest…

Athletes that took flight or at least they tried to

Posted by Andy Durham on February 16, 2015 at 10:57 pm under College, High School, Professional | 3 Comments to Read

Here’s a list that I was building today of athletes with a “bird-type” name of some sort and some were able to fly and others just tried…We hope to add some more names to this list and you may have some others to go with these and here is what we have for now… Otis …Read the Rest…