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An Epidemic of Arm Injuries from Little League to Major League Baseball

by Kris Venezia
MLB Pitcher.

Wikimedia

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez had a great rookie season last year and that might be an understatement.

The Cuban athlete was selected for the National League All-Star team, won the NL Rookie of the Year Award, and struck out almost 200 hitters, but this season hasn’t gone as planned for the 22 year-old.

Fernandez suffered an arm injury in early May that needed Tommy John surgery, and he won’t pitch again until next season.

Liberty Report 8/17: The Value of Two Points

by Sam Torres Jr

Sam Torres Jr. : WFUV Sports 

3-10 and 12-9. Those are the two New York Liberty records before and after thirteen regular season games. The Liberty have been gradually improving all year, so it must not come as much of a surprise that they defeated the Indiana Fever Sunday night 73-61 in their season finale after losing 76-63 to the same team three nights prior.

Life in the Minors: Chapter 9 - Coaching in the Minors

by Drew Casey, Brendan Bowers

Anthony Pucik : WFUV Sports 

For the fourteenth consecutive year, WFUV talks to the members of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees in the New York Single-A Penn League about the trials and tribulations of being minor league ballplayers. The long bus rides, the low pay, 76 games in 80 days. This is a look into Life in the Minors: How the Other Half Lives.

This weekDrew Casey and Brendan Bowers discuss coaching in the minors.

Life in the Minors Chapter 8: If It Wasn't Baseball

by Drew Casey, Christian Goewey

Drew Casey: WFUV Sports

For the fourteenth consecutive year, WFUV talks to the members of the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees in the New York Single-A Penn League about the trials and tribulations of being minor league ballplayers. The long bus rides, the low pay, 76 games in 80 days. This is a look into Life in the Minors: How the Other Half Lives.

Tribute to Johnny Hoops

by James Decker

Bob Ahrens : WFUV Sports

On Friday night in Springfield, Massachusetts, Fordham University alum John Andariese received the Curt Gowdy Media Award for Electronic Media. Andariese was a member of the Fordham Rams basketball team from 1956-1960, and played in two NIT’s. 

First Game, First Takes

by Kelly Kultys

Kelly Kultys : WFUV Sports 

Let the controversy begin.
 
Yes it's the first preseason game. Yes their best scoring drive came against the second team defense. Yes it means absolutely nothing to the schedule. But right now, Geno Smith feels a bit like Mark Sanchez.