Jack Taylor, a guard at Grinnell (Iowa) College, scored an NCAA record 138 points in Tuesday's 179-104 victory over visiting Faith Baptist Bible. Taylor, a 5-foot-10 sophomore, hit 52-of-108 shots, including 27-of-71 3-pointers. He also hit 7-of-10 free throws.
"I felt like anything I tossed up was going in," Taylor told The Associated Press.
The previous record was 113 by Bevo Francis of Rio Grande against Hillsdale in 1954.
Grinnell plays an uptempo game unlike any other team in the country and has led the nation in scoring 17 of the past 19 seasons. The Pioneers' previous individual scoring record was 89 points by Griffin Lentsch last Nov. 19 against Principia.
Taylor, who transferred from Wisconsin-La Crosse this year, scored 58 points at halftime and then averaged four points a minute in the second half. His total overshadowed an impressive performance from Faith Baptist's David Larson, who hit 34-of-44 shots...
Right-hander Allen Webster, a key prospect in permitting the Red Sox blockbuster with the Dodgers in August, was the top prospect among six players added by Boston to its 40-man roster on Tuesday night for the purposes of protecting them from the Rule 5 draft. He was joined by fellow starting pitching prospect Steve Wright (a knuckleballer), reliever Alex Wilson, catchers Christian Vazquez and Dan Butler and outfielder Alex Hassan in the group of players whom the Sox elected to protect from next month's Rule 5 draft.
In order to create space for those players on the 40-man roster, the Sox designated five players for assignment: pitchers Zach Stewart, David Carpenter and Sandy Rosario, third baseman Danny Valencia and utility man Ivan De Jesus Jr. for assignment.
For a complete breakdown of the players who were added and subtracted from the 40-man roster, click here.
Despite any last-minute setbacks, Aaron Hernandez will play against the Jets on Thursday, according to Albert Breer of NFL Network. The tight end, who has been hobbled with an ankle issue since a Week 2 loss to the Cardinals, was listed as limited on the Patriots practice report on Tuesday, and has 17 catches for 143 yards and two touchdowns in four games of action this season. New England could use the extra depth at tight end, as Rob Gronkowski's arm injury figures to keep him on the sidelines for the next four to eight weeks.
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According to Buster Olney of ESPN (via twitter), the Yankees have agreed with Hiroki Kuroda on a one-year deal to bring the right-hander back to the Yankees. Olney added that Kuroda will have a $15 million salary with a chance to earn incentives that will top out at less than $1 million.
Once Kuroda declined the one-year, $13.3 million qualifying offer that the Yankees made to him following the season, the Sox had considerable interest in the 37-year-old given his considerable success in 2012 in New York (16-11, 3.22 ERA, 167 strikeouts in 219 2/3 innings), his consistent track record in Major League Baseball (in five years with the Dodgers and Yankees, he's never had an ERA of higher than 3.76) and the fact that he sought only a short-term deal given his interest in finishing his career back in his native Japan. However, it became evident to the Sox that they were...
The Red Sox announced that they have named Arnie Beyeler, their manager for the last two years in Triple-A Pawtucket, to be their new big league first base coach.
"Arnie has had a successful professional career as a player, coach and manager," manager John Farrell said in a statement. "This allows him to bring a wealth of experience to this position."
The 2013 season will mark Beyeler's first on a big league staff but his 10th in the Red Sox organization. Prior to his promotion to Pawtucket (where he replaced current Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo), he spent 2007-10 managing Double-A Portland. He also served as an A-ball manager in the Sox system from 2000-02. This year, he managed a constantly changing roster in Pawtucket to the team's first Governor's Cup (Triple-A International League championship) since 1984.
Around his stints as a manager in the Sox system, Beyeler's spent time coaching in the Yankees system (...
We had an impromptu visit from Peter King from SI / MMQB to our Fenway Studios and decided to talk some NFL and Patriots with him.
Pete talks with The Senator, Phil Perry about the Patriots trading for Dwayne Allen, ruling out a return to New England for Martellus Bennett. They also talk about the potential future of Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo and some of the big names in NFL free agency
Pete, Thornton and Price give their final thoughts and predictions for the Super Bowl.
Dale, Holley and Rich Keefe discuss NBA lottery pick Lonzo Ball with his very outspoken father Lavar Ball. The guys touch on the Celtics, his feud with his sons' high school coach, Lonzo being better than Steph Curry and much more.
Kirk, Gerry, and Alex Reimer discuss whether or not Isaiah Thomas will win a title in Boston.
Gerry, Kirk, and Trenni react to the Celtics loss against the Suns.
We sit down with the manager of the Sox, John Farrell, for our weekly interview.
Rob Bradford is joined by Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Craig Breslow, who is one of the foremost authorities among professional athletes when it comes to understanding how charities work. Not only does Breslow head up his own charity, the Strike 3 Foundation, but also proactively has taken the Boston Globe to task via a letter to the editor after a 2013 article criticizing the allocation of funds for high-profile athlete's charities. Breslow digs into the recent controversy surrounding Tom Brady's affiliation with Best Buddies, explaining why the recent Globe article was misguided.
Joe Castiglione and Tim Neverett talked to the Sox left fielder, who had five hits in the Sox win in Baltimore.
Gerry and Kirk read some inspiring quotes from Tony Robbins and Curtis is all set to see the man himself in June.
Tony Robbins fans were sent to the hospital after getting injured walking over coals and Pat is a massive fan of Tony Robbins.
Gerry, Kirk and Arcand react to Brady getting into a business relationship with Tony Robbins.
Red Sox legend Pedro Martinez joined Glenn, Lou and Christian in studio to talk about Chris Sale's approach vs. David Price's, issues stemming from the Baltimore incident, David Ortiz' absence in the lineup, and more.
The mass lay offs at ESPN continue for a second day. And are you watching Chris Sale take on the Yankees or the NFL draft tonight?
One more win for the C's means a ticket to the second round. But should we be feeling confident? The draft starts tonight and the Patriots don't seem to have any intention of participating in the first few rounds.
Dale, Holley and Keefe discuss the Celtics win and how the C's should go for the kill shot on Friday and not let this series linger any longer than it has to.
Keefe and Holley are all up in each other's faces on this argument. We compare eras, playing style, positions and much more and take your calls.
Dale, Holley and Keefe discuss the Sox and how a typically raucous Yankees series seems much more subdued this year.
Kirk Minihane, Springsteen super fan, is joined by Garry W. Tallent, founding member of the E Street Band. Kirk and Garry talk about what it's like on tour with Bruce, how the band goes about selecting songs for the tour, Garry's projects away from the band, and Garry's upcoming solo tour that will bring him to the New England area.
Kirk Minihane, future radio hall of famer, sits down with current radio hall of famer Howie Carr. Kirk and Howie talk about Howie's latest book Kennedy Babylon. If you like famous people engaging in sex scandals, hard drug taking, and murder this is the podcast for you. Its a fascinating look at Boston's most famous family and the problems that took the family down.
Kirk Minihane, host and overlord of the morning show, brings Gerry Callahan and producers Chris and Ken into the studio to hear his show proposal. Kirk is thinking about making some changes to the morning show and wants to hear his crew's opinion.
It’s Day 1 of the NFL Draft tonight so Jim Hackett & Pete Davidson offer a little pre-draft fodder for you featuring the Top Tight Ends and Top Wide Receivers. It’s Day 1 of the draft so there’s a lot of focus on the Top Tier talent who you could see drafted tonight including analysis on OJ Howard, Evan Engram & David Njoku; all Tight Ends that could be drafted in tonight’s 1st Round – a rarity. The analysis deepens with more focus on the Top 10 Tight Ends including Jake Butt, Bucky Hodges and Jordan Leggett. Then the boys turn to the Top Wide Receivers, including John Ross, Corey Davis, Mike Williams and JuJu Smith-Shuster. We’ll see where these guys land tonight, but you can learn more and have a few laughs right now.
Ken Laird and Chris Curtis are in after a Reimer Wednesday edition of K&C to recap a virtuoso Kirk Minihane off-the-rails performance
Buck and Reimer debate over whether it’s appropriate to speculate about Aaron Hernandez’s sexuality. Buck says his sources don’t corroborate what Michele McPhee and the Daily Mail have reported about the disgraced ex-NFL star’s love life. Reimer disagrees with the Boston Globe's assertion that there's a homophobic element to the Hernandez story.
Hour 3. Kirk goes on his second rant of the day. Minihane orders Alex’s and Gerry’s mics to be turned off and hosts the show by himself.More from this show
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Hour 4. Kirk questions the show about whether or not anyone would have relations with another man while in prison. Jemele Hill threatened Kirk on Twitter, but did she delete her tweet?More from this show
Hour 1. In a wild opening segment, Kirk and Gerry lash out at the Globe and Joe Sullivan. Reimer weighs in on Cyd Ziegler’s Hernandez take. Michael Holley thinks the Globe would do the same story on Ortiz as they did on Brady and Best Buddies.More from this show
Hour 4. Bradford joins the show to defend the fact that he attends Ortiz’s charity event for free. Alex doesn’t think it was unethical to out Hernandez.More from this show