David DeJesus completes the same workouts before every game. DeJesus starts with the Iron Mike, the batting machine in the indoor cages. He will then bunt and take pitches, closely watching every offering cross the plate. After a few rounds, DeJesus starts swinging and tries to hit every ball right back through the middle.
Steve Stricker has given himself plenty of chances to win this year, but none quite as good as this.
The No. 25 Ichabods fell 34-24 to the No. 5 ranked Chadron State Eagles in their home opener in front of 7,489 fans. The Ichabods will now hit the road next week taking on their second Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opponent in as many weeks as they travel take the Colorado School of Mines at 1 p.m. CST next Saturday in Golden, Colo.
Tiger Woods looks like he might lose his No. 1 seed by skipping The Barclays, thanks to some stellar golf at Westchester from one of the top players chasing him in the PGA Tour Playoffs.
Operation Piggyback was a success. Starter Zack Greinke went just three innings, but a succession of his old bullpen buddies finished the job in a 2-1 Royals victory on Friday night over the first-place Cleveland Indians. The plan to piggyback Greinke worked perfectly, as 25,640 fans sat in at Kauffman Stadium.
The NFL indefinitely suspended Michael Vick without pay Friday just hours after he acknowledged in court papers that he did, indeed, bankroll gambling on dogfighting and helped kill some dogs not worthy of the pit.