With Deron Williams tweeting that he was going to sign with Brooklyn Nets, Jason “JET” Terry making a verbal commitment to the Boston Celtics and now reports that Steve Nash will be signed and traded to the LA Lakers, the Dallas Mavericks must now find other options to put pieces around Dirk Nowitzki. Read more »
San Antonio Spurs point guard and former UT Longhorn, T.J. Ford abruptly retired Monday after suffering another scare to his surgically repaired spine, which once sidelined him for an entire NBA season.
On March 7th, playing in just his 14th game in an injury-prone season, Ford received an elbow in his back from Knicks’ guard Baron Davis, and Ford was knocked to the ground, where he didn’t move for several minutes and was finally helped of the court. Read more »
On the same weekend Apple’s App Store recorded its 25 billionth download, the return of MLB.com At Bat set new standards with the fifth edition of the app drawing 2.9 million accesses and delivering 450,000 live audio and video streams, increases of 132% and 83% respectively over the first weekend of Spring Training games in 2011. Since its 2008 debut, MLB.com At Bat has been the top grossing sports application and one of only two iOS apps inducted into the Halls of Fame for iPhone, iPad and Macworld.
As previously announced, MLB.TV Premium subscribers can use their account credentials to get At Bat 12 for free. Fans also can subscribe to MLB.com At Bat 12 for the one-time seasonal fee of $14.99, covering Spring Training through the World Series, or iPhone and iPad users have the option of a $2.99 per month fee with the introduction of a monthly recurring billing option.
MLB.com At Bat 12 will deliver additional updates prior to Opening Day, highlighted by new features, offers and functionalities.
From strikeouts to fielding, Yu Darvish displayed an impressive performance in his first action in Cactus League play. For the game against San Diego Padres, Darvish completed two shutout innings, with 3 strikeouts.
The 25-year-old threw his seven-pitch repertoire all out of the stretch, and was most likely to allow Darvish to settle into his first outing. The crowd in Peoria Sports Complex included a crowd of 2,910, with 100 media members, and above all GM John Daniels and Team President Nolan Ryan.