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vitello
April 22, 2022

Vitello Takes Part in ‘Chest Bumps for Charity’ Event

A University of Tennessee fraternity used the suspension of baseball coach Tony Vitello for chest-bumping an umpire as a chance to raise money last week for an organization serving active military members and veterans. Vitello offered a chest bump ...


vitello
April 19, 2022

Tennessee Baseball Coach Suspended 4 Games for Bumping Umpire

University of Tennessee head baseball coach Tony Vitello has been suspended for four games. Vitello, who was ejected in the Volunteers’ 9-2 win over Alabama Saturday night, was given a four-game suspension by the NCAA after being thrown out by t...


balkovec
April 12, 2022

Rachel Balkovec Wins First Professional Game as Manager

Rachel Balkovec, the first woman to manage an MLB-affiliated minor league team, took home her first professional victory over the weekend. Balkovec, 34, is no stranger to breaking down barriers. She became the first woman to be a full-time minor l...


usf
March 15, 2022

USF Baseball Coach Fired Following Alleged Sexual Misconduct

The University of San Francisco has fired its longtime head baseball coach, Nino Giarratano, following allegations that he and an assistant coach used bullying, harassment, and "sexualized behavior" as intimidation tactics on the field, according to ...


vanderbilt
February 21, 2022

Vanderbilt Baseball Debuts ‘Pitch-Signaling’ Wearable Devices

The Vanderbilt baseball team debuted a new wearable pitch-signal device this season. According to a recent report from CBS Sports, Commodore players wear the watch-like device on their glove hand to receive pitch selection information from the coa...


suspension
February 8, 2022

AL Prep Baseball Coach Has Suspension Overturned

A well-known high school baseball coach from Alabama has had his suspension overturned. Russell County High School coach Tony Rasmus had appealed to the state Department of Education after the county Board of Education in October suspended him until...


v1
January 24, 2022

Louisville Slugger, V1 Sports Team Up To Revolutionize Baseball Training Tech

V1 Sports (V1), developers of the leading video analysis, ground pressure, performance tracking, stats, and game management technologies for coaches and athletes across multiple sports, recently announced a partnership with the Louisville Slugger Hit...


mhsa
January 19, 2022

MHSA Adds Basketball Shot Clock, Baseball

There will be some changes in the Montana High School Association (MHSA) next year, starting with the decision to add a shot clock to high school basketball games, according to a report from MontanaSports.com. The decision on whether or not to imp...


yankees
January 11, 2022

Yankees Hire Rachel Balkovec to Manage Low-A Team

Rachel Balkovec will become the first female manager in affiliated professional baseball, tabbed by the Yankees to manage the Low-A Tampa Tarpons next season, according to a report from MLB.com. She confirmed the news to MLB.com late Sunday nig...


excel
January 4, 2022

Holding Athletes Back to Excel in HS Sports is a Growing Trend

A recent article from the Evansville Courier & Press discussed the growing trend of parents holding back their student-athletes in an effort for them to mature more, and therefore, excel in his or her sport of choice. The article's author, Gor...