Vin Scully deserves national spotlight

first_imgSo now that all that’s settled, and he’s been given his wife’s blessings to make 2014 his 65th season with the team, we humbly suggest we try to sweeten things up before that. So now that all that’s settled, and he’s been given his wife’s blessings to make 2014 his 65th season with the team, we humbly suggest we try to sweeten things up before that. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error,You didn’t think Vin Scully was going to just pull the chair out from under everyone once next season started, did you?Veni, vidi, Vinny.He came, he saw, and we’ve got him back. Win-win.“I’ve always felt that I’m an ordinary man that was given an extraordinary opportunity,” he explained Friday during his official announcement at Dodger Stadium. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error,You didn’t think Vin Scully was going to just pull the chair out from under everyone once next season started, did you?Veni, vidi, Vinny.He came, he saw, and we’ve got him back. Win-win.“I’ve always felt that I’m an ordinary man that was given an extraordinary opportunity,” he explained Friday during his official announcement at Dodger Stadium. So now that all that’s settled, and he’s been given his wife’s blessings to make 2014 his 65th season with the team, we humbly suggest we try to sweeten things up before that. So now that all that’s settled, and he’s been given his wife’s blessings to make 2014 his 65th season with the team, we humbly suggest we try to sweeten things up before that. So now that all that’s settled, and he’s been given his wife’s blessings to make 2014 his 65th season with the team, we humbly suggest we try to sweeten things up before that. So now that all that’s settled, and he’s been given his wife’s blessings to make 2014 his 65th season with the team, we humbly suggest we try to sweeten things up before that. You didn’t think Vin Scully was going to just pull the chair out from under everyone once next season started, did you?Veni, vidi, Vinny.He came, he saw, and we’ve got him back. Win-win.“I’ve always felt that I’m an ordinary man that was given an extraordinary opportunity,” he explained Friday during his official announcement at Dodger Stadium. So now that all that’s settled, and he’s been given his wife’s blessings to make 2014 his 65th season with the team, we humbly suggest we try to sweeten things up before that. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error,You didn’t think Vin Scully was going to just pull the chair out from under everyone once next season started, did you?Veni, vidi, Vinny.He came, he saw, and we’ve got him back. Win-win.“I’ve always felt that I’m an ordinary man that was given an extraordinary opportunity,” he explained Friday during his official announcement at Dodger Stadium. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error,You didn’t think Vin Scully was going to just pull the chair out from under everyone once next season started, did you?Veni, vidi, Vinny.He came, he saw, and we’ve got him back. Win-win.“I’ve always felt that I’m an ordinary man that was given an extraordinary opportunity,” he explained Friday during his official announcement at Dodger Stadium. So now that all that’s settled, and he’s been given his wife’s blessings to make 2014 his 65th season with the team, we humbly suggest we try to sweeten things up before that. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error,You didn’t think Vin Scully was going to just pull the chair out from under everyone once next season started, did you?Veni, vidi, Vinny.He came, he saw, and we’ve got him back. Win-win.“I’ve always felt that I’m an ordinary man that was given an extraordinary opportunity,” he explained Friday during his official announcement at Dodger Stadium. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error,You didn’t think Vin Scully was going to just pull the chair out from under everyone once next season started, did you?Veni, vidi, Vinny.He came, he saw, and we’ve got him back. Win-win.“I’ve always felt that I’m an ordinary man that was given an extraordinary opportunity,” he explained Friday during his official announcement at Dodger Stadium. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error,You didn’t think Vin Scully was going to just pull the chair out from under everyone once next season started, did you?Veni, vidi, Vinny.He came, he saw, and we’ve got him back. Win-win.“I’ve always felt that I’m an ordinary man that was given an extraordinary opportunity,” he explained Friday during his official announcement at Dodger Stadium.last_img read more

Angels’ Cam Bedrosian on Superman injuries, duck hunting and rewatching ‘Vikings’

first_imgSporting News writer Ryan Fagan traveled through Florida and Arizona this spring, stopping at camps and chatting with the players. One of his side projects is a quick-hitter Q/A we’re calling “Two Minutes With …”Previous editions: Anthony Rizzo | Kyle Freeland | Jo Adell | Max Muncy | Touki Toussaint | Clint Frazier | Pat Neshek | Jonny Venters | Steve Cishek | Chris Iannetta | Cal Quantrill | Ben Gamel | Robert Stock Cam Bedrosian’s freaky eye-shake will haunt your dreams.The inside story: https://t.co/muX5H9mB66 pic.twitter.com/EX59pzobw9— Ryan Fagan (@ryanfagan) March 13, 2019Did you have a job before baseball?BEDROSIAN: Just baseball. I was the youngest of three brothers, so my dad once he was playing baseball, he pretty much coached me. So I was the one that was traveling all year round, play year-round, doing all baseball stuff.What’s best purchase you’ve ever made? BEDROSIAN: I don’t know. A shotgun for duck hunting, maybe?Do you have any favorite Twitter follows?BEDROSIAN: Not really. I’m trying to think of favorites. Nobody comes to mind as my favorite. Just like keeping up on the news. I don’t watch the TV, basically ever — I mean, I watch Netflix or shows, but I don’t watch the news news. Twitter’s basically how I get my news. Up now: Angels reliever Cam BedrosianWhat’s one of your first baseball memories?BEDROSIAN: Oh, man. When I was little, my dad played for the Braves. I was just a baby, being at Fulton County Stadium, and I just vividly remember one game we were sitting down the third-base line and I was looking out to the pen. I remember that. That’s probably one of the earliest ones. I was only 2 or 3, maybe. Your dad had a great beard. Is that something you aspire to? BEDROSIAN: Sure, sure. He’s actually, I think he’s won some awards, not official awards, but fan-voted awards for having a good beard. Someone once said he had the same kind of beard as one of those famous opera singers. But, yeah, it’s just something I’ve always been able to grow since I was in high school, and I always liked beards. What’s the last show you binge-watched?BEDROSIAN: “Vikings.” I’m actually watching it now. I’ve already watched all of it and I’m going back here with my buddy Nick Tropeano. We’re starting it back over so we can catch up. I’m trying my hardest not to give spoilers. He keeps asking me what’s going on. Half of it I remember, and half of it I don’t, so I don’t want to spoil it for him. What’s the most embarrassing injury you’ve ever had? BEDROSIAN: I broke my arm when I was little. I jumped off the bunk bed. I thought I was Superman. I had a cape on. I jumped off and I just fell right into a wooden shoe box down below, right on my right arm. I guess what it was was that I didn’t have enough running room to get the right start. MORE: Watch ‘ChangeUp,’ a new MLB live whiparound show on DAZNDo you have any superstitions? BEDROSIAN: Not really. The only thing that really comes to mind is just going over the line with my right foot. Right foot over the line, always. What’s your favorite free-time activity? BEDROSIAN: In the offseason, I like to duck hunt. I didn’t get to do a whole lot of this year, for one reason or another. Just didn’t really get to it. Don’t really have any favorite kinds. Mallards are, I guess you could say, the trophy ducks. But I’m good with whatever’s there that day. It’s always fun to see what shows up that day. In different parts of the country, you get different birds. In Georgia, there aren’t a whole lot of ducks, so I’ll go more in Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Texas. I was going to go out to Oregon, but ended up having to cancel that trip. Thought that would have been pretty cool, because I’ve never done anything out in the northwest like that. I’ve done it here in Arizona.What’s one talent you’d most like to have?BEDROSIAN: I would like to be able to play a fiddle or a violin or something like that. Any instrument would be cool. But if I had to pick, it’d be one of those.What’s your most useless talent? BEDROSIAN. I can shake my eyes. (he shakes his eyes). I say that’s kind of useless. last_img read more

Tuesday February 5th Local Sports

first_imgClass 1A MASON CITY — Caitlin Clark scored 60 points, hitting 13 three-pointers as Dowling downed Mason City 90-78 last night in girls basketball, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO. Clark’s total was one shy of the all-time Iowa 5-player basketball record. Megan Meyer had 27 while Anna Deets added 21 to lead the Mohawks, who drop to 11-7 on the season and travel to Ankeny Centennial tonight. 8. Glenwood12-423NR 8. Davenport, Central13-3305 7. Fairfield13-3279 5. Ankeny Christian Academy (1)18-0644 RecordPtsPrv 4. South Hamilton, Jewell17-1706 10. Pella Christian11-622NR 7. Stanton19-0446 3. New London17-0683 CENTRAL CITY — While Dowling’s Caitlin Clark was scoring 60 points against Mason City last night, it was not the highest point total by a high school basketball player in the state last night. Central City junior Nick Reid scored 76 points in an 86-76 win over East Buchanan. It’s the second most points in Iowa boys basketball history behind the 84 scored by Ray Buchanan of Conway against Gravity on February 2nd, 1927. 1. North Scott, Eldridge (9)16-0982 5. Cedar Falls13-2506 4. Iowa City, West12-3644 2. Norwalk (2)13-3852 (tie) George-Little Rock17-2685 3. Maquoketa (1)15-1764 9. Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids17-2189 4. Sergeant Bluff-Luton15-3753 Class 3A Class 2A DES MOINES — This week’s AP boys basketball poll: Others receiving votes: Gilbert 14. Oskaloosa 14. Marion 5. Boone 3. Spencer 3. Xavier, Cedar Rapids 2. Center Point-Urbana 1. Le Mars 1. Storm Lake 1. 6. West Delaware, Manchester13-4388 MASON CITY — Merritt McCardle broke the single-season school record for three-pointers as the Newman boys beat Central Springs 66-40 last night. McCardle has 57 long-distance goals for the season. Josh Fitzgerald had 13 points while McCardle added 11 for the Knights, who are 16-2 on the season heading into their game at West Fork Thursday night. 6. Dubuque, Senior12-2498 6. Van Meter16-1393 — other girls basketball MondayAlgona 53, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 43Forest City 53, Bishop Garrigan 49Riceville 49, Northwood-Kensett 43Saint Ansgar 65, Nashua-Plainfield 29 2. Bettendorf16-1813 MASON CITY — The Newman girls jumped out to a 23-6 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in a 67-38 win over Central Springs last night in Mason City. Keelan Curley scored 14 points while Kailah Thompson added 10 as 12 different Knights scored. Newman is 12-8 and will host North Union tonight to wrap up the regular season. RecordPtsPrv 7. Sioux City, East15-1417 10. Denison-Schleswig12-417NR MASON CITY — Regional wrestling dual tournaments take place tonight in Classes 1A and 2A with winners of each regional heading to next week’s state dual tournament in Des Moines:== 2A at Clarion#8 Clarion-Goldfield-Dows vs. Spencer#9 Osage vs. #36 Winterset== 2A at New Hampton#3 New Hampton/Turkey Valley vs. #32 Mt. Vernon#20 Independence vs. #25 Hampton-Dumont== 1A at Emmetsburg#12 Central Springs vs. #14 Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayshire#6 Emmetsburg vs. #44 Adair-Casey/Guthrie Center== 1A at Lake Mills#5 Lake Mills vs. North Butler-Clarksville#8 MFL-Mar-Mac vs. #28 Nashua-PlainfieldSemifinal round duals start at 6:00 PM, with the regional championship dual immediately following. Others receiving votes: Des Moines, North 8. Ames 7. Linn-Mar, Marion 3. Indianola 2. 10. Exira1Elk Horn-Kimballton17-21310 RecordPtsPrv 7. Treynor16-2325 9. Dike-New Hartford15-1269 8. Camanche16-2308 8. Prince of Peace Prep, Clinton15-1398 — other boys basketball MondayAlgona 74, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 32Forest City 60, Bishop Garrigan 53Humboldt 76, Hampton-Dumont 38Osage 69, Rockford 57Saint Ansgar 62, Nashua-Plainfield 52West Fork 76, North Butler 53 2. Boyden-Hull (2)18-0892 10. Prairie, Cedar Rapids12-318T9 5. South Central Calhoun18-1427 2. Montezuma (1)17-0732 Others receiving votes: Regina, Iowa City 13. Western Christian, Hull 9. West Branch 5. Sioux Center 2. Forest City 1. 1. North Linn, Troy Mills (8)17-0981 TONIGHT:AM-1300 KGLO, kgloam.com, KGLO mobile app — Mason City at Ankeny Centennial — girls 6:15, boys followAM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB, kribam.com, KRIB mobile app — Clear Lake at Hampton-Dumont/CAL — girls 6:15, boys follow NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Lindell Wigginton scored 17 points to help lead No. 17 Iowa State to a 75-74 victory over Oklahoma on Monday night.Marial Shayok added 16 points, 10 in the final eight minutes, including a crucial off-balance 3-pointer as the shot clock expired with 1:19 remaining, for Iowa State (18-5, 7-3 Big 12). Shayok, who shot just 2-of-7 for six points through the first 32-plus minutes, also had eight rebounds and five assists as the Cyclones won their fourth straight.Kristian Doolittle had 19 points and nine rebounds, while Brady Manek scored 16 for Oklahoma (15-8, 3-7), which had a very short turnaround after a game at West Virginia on Saturday. The Sooners have lost three in a row.Iowa State led for most of the second half, going up 64-57 with 5:49 remaining when Wigginton hit two free throws. But Oklahoma battled back, going on a 12-5 run over the next four minutes to tie it 69-69 on Christian James’ layup with 1:51 to go.The Cyclones pushed the lead to four on Talen Hortton-Tucker’s free throw with 13.5 seconds left, and after Doolittle’s basket pulled OU to within two again with 4.2 to go, Shayok sank two more free throws with 3.5 seconds remaining before Jala Bieniemy hit a meaningless 3-pointer as time expired. 5. Pella13-4505 3. Waukee (1)16-1761 RecordPtsPrv 1. Grand View Christian (8)17-1981 6. Ar-We-Va, Westside19-0477 9. Carroll13-3217 MASON CITY — The Dowling boys pulled away in the second half to beat Mason City 79-54 last night in Mason City, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO. Jarvorius Toney led the way for the Mohawks with 19 points, while Dylan Miller and Corey Miner each had 13. Mason City drops to 6-11 on the season and will travel to Ankeny Centennial tonight. You’ll hear both the girls and boys games on KGLO starting at about 6:15. Class 4A 3. West Sioux, Hawarden18-0724 Others receiving votes: Easton Valley 6. Newman Catholic, Mason City 6. Bishop Garrigan, Algona 3. South O’Brien, Paullina 2. Notre Dame, Burlington 1. 9. Valley, West Des Moines14-323T9 1. Clear Lake (7)17-0941last_img read more

District Attorney Oggs Offices Spread Thin Jury Trials Resume

first_imgAlvaro ‘Al’ Ortiz/Houston Public Media.The Harris County court system, one of the busiest court systems is the nation, is still scrambling to get back to normal, after hurricane Harvey.The flooding affected 40 courtrooms and holding cells for 900 inmates. Jury trials resumed just this week.During a taping of Red, White, and Blue, District Attorney Kim Ogg says her offices have been spread to nine locations.But, she says the biggest issue in providing a just system, is an outdated and inefficient criminal justice center. Sharelast_img read more