National Sports

Grace Named D’backs Assistant Hitting Coach

Posted On October 16, 2014

(Phoenix, AZ) -- Mark Grace is back with the Diamondbacks. He's been named the club's assistant hitting coach under new manager Chip Hale. Grace had been a D'backs broadcaster for years, but lost his job in the booth in 2012 after multiple DUI arrests. The 50-year-old former first baseman was a career .303 hitter in…

Giants nip Cards again, inch closer to Fall Classic

Posted On October 16, 2014

San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Giants find themselves on the brink of another World Series appearance after scratching out a Game 4 victory on Wednesday with a shutdown bullpen effort and a three-run sixth inning. Two of the runs in the deciding frame came in standard San Francisco fashion -- without hits -- and…

Royal Flush: KC sweeps O’s for 1st AL crown since ’85

Posted On October 15, 2014

Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - After nearly three decades of toiling as one of baseball's peasants, the Kansas City Royals are once again kings of the American League. Behind yet another outstanding effort from their overlooked pitching staff, the remarkable Royals finished off a sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 2-1 triumph in Game…

Cowboys RB Randle fined, but will play

Posted On October 15, 2014

Irving, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was fined by the team but not suspended after his shoplifting arrest Monday night. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Randle will play in Sunday's NFC East clash against the New York Giants."The actions we're going to take are to fine him significantly and move forward,"…

Mavericks’ Nowitzki Says NBA Should Trim Number Of Games

Posted On October 15, 2014

(Dallas, TX) -- Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki says the NBA needs to trim the number of games in a season, not the number of minutes in a game. The former NBA MVP says an 82-game season is too long and he would prefer to see the number of games in the mid-60's, but understands…