N.Y. Giants will have alternate uniforms
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants will be changing their pants when they wear their alternate uniform this season.
The Giants announced Tuesday that instead of their traditional gray pants, they will wear white pants and blue jerseys for undisclosed select games. The team said it will not wear the white pants with their white jerseys.
The white pants will have a thin red stripe bordered by gray and blue stripes.
Under NFL rules, the Giants have the option to alternate three pant styles in their uniform system. They last wore white pants in 1999, the final season they had “GIANTS” on their helmets in italics and all-white road uniforms. The following year, the Giants began wearing uniforms that featured the distinctive “NY” on the helmets and gray pants.
All-Area nominations needed
CUMBERLAND — The deadline for coaches to nominate players for the All-Area boys and girls basketball teams is Sunday.
Head coaches are requested to nominate players from their teams and provide season statistics for each nominee.
Boys basketball nominations should be emailed to email@example.com. Girls basketball nominations should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations may also be faxed to 301-722-5270 or can be made by calling the sports department at 301-722-4600 between 6 and 9 p.m.
Bohannon Kennesaw State’s first coach
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Brian Bohannon has a lot of work to do.
He can’t wait to get started.
Bohannon, a longtime assistant under Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson, was introduced as Kennesaw State’s first football coach on Tuesday in the locker room his team will be using for its inaugural season in 2015.
“I felt like they had something special here,” he said. “All football is going to do is open that up for everybody to see. It’s here. People may not know it yet, but they’re going to. There’s special things going on at Kennesaw State University.”
The Owls are launching an NCAA Division I program that will play in the Football Championship Subdivision. They already have an 8,300-seat stadium on their suburban Atlanta campus but will have to find a new conference since the Atlantic Sun does not sponsor football.
“One thing I learned with coach Johnson is he knows how to win,” Bohannon said. “Winning is a big deal.”
Buffalo hires Bobby Hurley as coach
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The University at Buffalo has hired Bobby Hurley to take over as its men’s basketball coach.
Hurley, who was introduced at a news conference Tuesday, completed his first season as an associate coach at Rhode Island this month, working under his brother, Dan Hurley. He spent the previous two seasons as an assistant at Wagner, also with Dan serving as head coach.
At Buffalo, he takes over for Reggie Witherspoon, who was fired two weeks ago after 14 seasons on the job. Witherspoon went 4-20 this past season.
Hurley, a superstar high school guard while playing for his father, Bob, Sr., in New Jersey in the 1980s, is best known for his playing days at Duke, where he established himself as one of the nation’s top all-time point guards. He led the Blue Devils to three Final Four berths, including 1992, when he was named most outstanding player.
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Colaw, Keller hits in 11th send Potomac Valley past Romney
Ryan Colaw hit an RBI single in the top of the 11th inning to put Potomac Valley up 9-8 and Garrett Keller’s hit made it 10-8 as Potomac Valley won the championship game of the West Virginia Area American Legion Tournament, 10-8, in 11 innings over Romney Sunday at Petersburg High School.
Maryland state tournament begins today at Memorial Field
The Maryland American Legion Baseball State Tournament returns to Cumberland today with six teams competing for the state title at Memorial Field at the Hammersmith Hot Stove Complex.
Lakeview, Ridgeley capture series openers
Bryce Jones had three hits and knocked in four runs and Logan Yommer hurled six strong relief innings as Lakeview Auto Parts rolled past Cork’s Cars, 10-1, in the opening game of the Hot Stove League’s American League Championship Series Monday at Holler Field.
Oakland sweeps weekend twinbills; Taylor tosses no-hitter
Oakland scored two runs in the top of the ninth to get by Potomac in the first game 5-3, then erupted for 17 hits to cruise to a 14-5 win in the second, sweeping the Pirates in Pen-Mar-WV League baseball action Sunday afternoon.
Junior Striders event today at Broadford
Event No. 5 of the Queen City Striders Junior Striders Summer Running series will be held today at Broadford Lake Park in Mountain Lake Park. Registration will begin at 6 p.m. For more information call 301-463-6231 or 301-697-8704.
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Long before Jimmie Johnson arrived on the NASCAR scene, Jeff Gordon was the fastest thing on wheels.
Peace, harmony rule opening days of Redskins' camp
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