UTRGV baseball picks up pair of wins against Youngstown State
The UTRGV baseball team beat Youngstown State 8-4 (seven innings) and 11-8 in a doubleheader Saturday at UTRGV Baseball Stadium in Edinburg. The Vaqueros (8-3, 0-0) will look to clinch a series sweep of the Penguins (2-8, 0-0) at noon Sunday at UTRGV Baseball Stadium. In Game 1, the Vaqueros scored seven runs during the sixth to come from behind and beat the Penguins 8-4 in seven innings. Sophomore PSJA High alum Jacob Sanchez hit a three-run home run to give the Vaqueros a 5-4 lead during the sixth. That made a winner of junior Colten Davis (2-0), who struck out six in a career-high seven innings, allowing four hits without a walk.myrgv.com
Penguins star Sidney Crosby out 6 weeks after core surgery
PITTSBURGH, PA – Penguins star Sidney Crosby will be out at least six weeks after what the team said was a successful core muscle injury repair Thursday. General manager Jim Rutherford says the procedure was performed by Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia. The 32-year-old Crosby leads the team in scoring with five goals and 12 assists in 17 games despite dealing with a sports hernia since training camp. The two-time MVP left a 3-2 shootout win over Chicago on Nov. 9 in the third period. He got tangled up with Blackhawks defenseman Erik Gustafsson and moments later took a shot from Gustafsson that smacked off his right foot.
Sidney Crosby among NHL stars infected with mumps
Sidney Crosby among NHL stars infected with mumps It's still unclear how the NHL mumps outbreak began, but the Penguins star is the latest player in the league to fight the virus. Vladimir Duthiers reports on why the disease may be spreading.cbsnews.com