Three straight losing seasons is never a good thing, especially for a program that won two national championships this decade. But this season felt noticeably different from the last two.
Senior outfielder/infielder Michael Woodworth continued his terrific season against No. 12 ECU. Even though the Huskies dropped all three games against the Pirates, Woodworth continued to churn out hits. The most important hit for Woodworth came in the ninth inning, when he blasted a homer to bring the Huskies within two runs of tying the game.
Let’s face it, the Pro Bowl is definitely the worst of the professional all-star games, and the NHL All-Star Game isn’t much better. Since both are this weekend, there is little or no action in either of their respective leagues this week.
But fear not, as I have a list of basketball games that you will not want to miss in the upcoming days, both for college and the NBA.
In this final column of the calendar year, instead of counting down the best moments of the year, let’s take a look at the bigger picture of the 2017 sports world by finding out the year’s best and worst cities for the four major sports. I’ll limit the process to cities with three teams or more in the MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL.
After numerous delays, UConn announced Tuesday it would finally repair Gampel Pavilion’s peeling roof, with work slated to start in May and end in October. The Board of Trustees voted to delay the repairs last April, which were supposed to be completed by the time basketball season rolled around last fall.
A little more than a year ago, I wrote a column about the miserable lifestyle of being an invested Brooklyn Nets fan, considering the dire state of both the franchise’s present and its future. The past isn’t much to write home about either, but I digress.