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Matt Imhof: I won't be defined by my worst day
USA TODAY High School Sports has a weekly column on…Continue
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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Let’s take a brief look at the personalities of the four coaches in the College Football Playoff.
There is Alabama’s Nick Saban, bloodless automaton.
There is Ohio State’s Urban Meyer, tortured genius.
There is Washington’s Chris Petersen, every bit as loose and jovial as Dick Cheney.
And then there is Dabo Swinney, little league baseball coach.
In a little more than a month, the head coach of the…Continue
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Saw this on Twitter from the University of Iowa baseball program.
They set up screens during batting practice. The goal is for hitters to drive the ball over the screens, not hit groundballs.
Very interesting. What do you think?…Continue
What is your opinion of the weighted hitting balls? Total Control Balls seems to be the most popular brand.
I see them at field quite a bit as part of teams pre-game routine.
Good? Useful? Bad?
Good story about a kid who was overlooked by pro scouts out of college and then played well in Independent Ball.
He just signed with the Marlins. See below, what makes him unique as a hitter...
Added by Bill Stanton on October 21, 2016 at 4:40pm — No Comments
A friend sent me a blog post about college baseball. Here's the core of the blog post:
In this recruiting world, it is easy to look at others around us and wish we had their talent, their skill, played on their team, had their coaches and potentially their future. Players are bombarded with messages from other parents, teammates and even the media that tell us that by choosing an NCAA Division 1 college means a successful college search.…Continue
Legal technicalities dating back to 1922 have kept many players’ pay below poverty level.
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"Pooky? The scout?"
"He's like a consultant, I…
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