Arturo Ruas Destroys Foe on Raw Underground


Ruas, a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu who is highly skilled in capoeira (a traditional form of Brazilian fighting), should get the oppurtunity to work his way back to more TV time on NXT, or even get his shot on the main roster in due course.

Iona Men’s College Basketball Offers Montverde Academy’s Dariq Whitehead


Several high school basketball insiders believe that the Newark, N.J., native and younger brother of NFL linebacker Tahir Whitehead could follow the path from high school straight to NBA in 2022 when the one-and-done college rule could be changed.

Long Island Softballer Abby Meehan Commits to D 1 Hofstra Pride


Meehan, a first-rate infielder, registered an impressive .536 average with incredible 1.540 OPS and 25 RBI with the Lady Mustangs last season.

Iona Men’s Hoops Offers Legacy Early College HS’s Perry Smith Jr.


For next season, Pitino landed local product Christ the King's Ryan Myers, and JUCO player Tahlik Chavez, a six-foot-two, 180-pound combo guard out of Garden City Community College in Kansas.

Ex-Cyclone Ali Sanchez Makes His MLB Debut Versus Nationals


The 23-year-old Venezuela native is known for his defensive prowess behind the dish, throwing out 39 of 84 (46.4 percent) of runners who attempted to steal while with the Columbia Fireflies, New York's full-season Single-A affiliate in the South Atlantic League, in 2018. He also hit .259 and drove in 22 RBI.

Woodstock Academy, NY Lightning’s Shemani Fuller Gets Little Rock Offer, Plus Stony Brook


The two-star small forward and Bronx native holds offers from Western Illinois, North Folk State, Fordham, UMass, Canisius, and St. Bonaventure.

Miami Marlins Pick Up New Jersey Blasters’ Southpaw Brandon Leibrandt


Leibrandt proved near unhittable in his three starts for the Blasters, finishing 1-0 with a league-leading 0.75 ERA and 15 strikeouts over 12 innings pitched. The southpaw tossed five shutout frames and permitted just two hits, one walk, and struck out seven in his last start.

PowerPlus Mouthguard Transforms Concussion Prevention


Only nine players out of 5500 failed the concussion protocol as well as handed a diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Thus, the concussion rate of athletes wearing an MPRP custom mouthguard was 0.16 percent (9/5,500), according to the study.