Bowman Gray Stadium Race Officials Apologize for Confederate Flag decal inside Lee Stimpson’s car

from www.espn.com and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Organizers of a NASCAR racing series in North Carolina have apologized after a car with a Confederate flag decal competed in a race last weekend, violating the governing body’s ban. The flag was spotted inside Lee Stimpson’s car Saturday night at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, the… Continue reading Bowman Gray Stadium Race Officials Apologize for Confederate Flag decal inside Lee Stimpson’s car

The Morning Run:We need some help with this Heat and Humidity(Top Ten List for this Week)

Another hot and humid morning, out there this morning, and the temperature was around 80, and the humidity must have been at right around 99.9%… We could use some help with this heat and humidity…We really can’t do anything to change it, but we can talk about it, and today running downhill was sure better… Continue reading The Morning Run:We need some help with this Heat and Humidity(Top Ten List for this Week)

Greensboro Grasshoppers make it two wins in a-row up at Hickory:Hoppers top Crawdads, 8-2, on Thursday night

Game One from L.P. Franz Stadium up in Hickory, on Thursday night…Game Two was rained and it will be made as part of a Doubleheader on Friday night, at Hickory… Game One:Greensboro Grasshoppers 8, Hickory Crawdads 2 WP:Michael Burrows(1-1) LP:Cole Ragans(0-1) Hoppers(17-15)/Crawdads(12-20) Hoppers’ line:8-9-1 Dads’ line: 2-5-1 Hopper’s hitters:Aaron Shackleford 2-5/2 Doubles/2 Runs/5 RBI…Matt Frazier… Continue reading Greensboro Grasshoppers make it two wins in a-row up at Hickory:Hoppers top Crawdads, 8-2, on Thursday night

Steamboat Annie, Ricky Steamboat, Stanley Steamer, Steam Bath Thursday!!!

It was like murder out there this morning, on The Morning Run…You had rain, you had humidity, you had sweat, and what you really had was a proverbial Steam Bath… It was like Steamboat Annie, Ricky Steamboat, Stanley Steamer, The Steam Weaver, and more, all rolled into one… And that is one I don’t want… Continue reading Steamboat Annie, Ricky Steamboat, Stanley Steamer, Steam Bath Thursday!!!

What is Spider Tack??? Coming to a Major League Baseball, or already on a Major League Baseball soon!!!

Lots of talk this week about Major League Baseballs being covered in Spider Tack, and how Spider Tack can help MLB pitchers get better grip on the baseball…And that causes many of us to ask the question, “What is Spider Tack?” We were able to find out this information about Spider Tack, at SpiderTack.com…www.spidertack.com….. Spider… Continue reading What is Spider Tack??? Coming to a Major League Baseball, or already on a Major League Baseball soon!!!

Rod Brind’Amour(Carolina Hurricanes) contract negotiations seem to be held up, due to needs for his assistant coaches not being met:Coach wants assistants to get theirs, then he will get his

Report: Delay in Rod Brind’Amour extension tied to assistant coaches’ contracts from Pro Hockey Rumors with Gavin Lee and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Now that the Carolina Hurricanes have been eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs, all eyes are on head coach Rod Brind’Amour. The likely 2021 Jack Adams finalist is without a contract for next season,… Continue reading Rod Brind’Amour(Carolina Hurricanes) contract negotiations seem to be held up, due to needs for his assistant coaches not being met:Coach wants assistants to get theirs, then he will get his

Possible Landing Spots for MLB Expansion Teams:Raleigh-Durham-Cary, N.C.(“Containment Area for Relocated Yankees”)

Possible expansion destinations for Major League Baseball from Baseball Essential and carried today by YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Is Major League Baseball finally ready to expand to 32 teams? These are the fast-growing cities that seem to be ready for their call-up to the bigs. Raleigh-Durham-Cary, N.C. Greater Raleigh grew by 23% in the 2010s and shows no… Continue reading Possible Landing Spots for MLB Expansion Teams:Raleigh-Durham-Cary, N.C.(“Containment Area for Relocated Yankees”)

Greensboro Grasshoppers drop Hickory Crawdads on Wednesday night at L.P. Franz Stadium

Final from Wednesday night, at L.P. Franz Stadium, in Hickory, N.C.: Greensboro Grasshoppers 13, Hickory Crawdads 5 WP:Bear Bellomy(4-1) LP:Justin Slaten(0-2) SV:Will Kobos(1) Hoppers(16-15)/Crawdads(12-19) Hoppers’ line:13-11-4 Crawdads’ line:5- 9-1 HR’s GSO:Shackleford #10, Sanchez #5, Valdez #4, Triolo #3….. Hoppers’ hitters:Jared Triolo 2-4/BB/HR/3 Runs/2 RBI…Aaron Shackleford 2-5/HR/2 Runs/RBI…Matt Gorski 2-3/BB/2 Runs/2 RBI…Jesus Valdez 2-4/Run/4 RBI…LoLo Sanchez… Continue reading Greensboro Grasshoppers drop Hickory Crawdads on Wednesday night at L.P. Franz Stadium

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Ke’Bryant Hayes loses Home Run on Tuesday for not touching first base

from Larry Brown and Larry Brown Sports, by way of YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com…. Ke’Bryant Hayes suffered a terrible fate on Tuesday due to quite a blunder on the bases. Hayes was batting in the bottom of the second of his Pittsburgh Pirates’ game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He sent a Walker Buehler pitch deep to right… Continue reading Pittsburgh Pirates’ Ke’Bryant Hayes loses Home Run on Tuesday for not touching first base

New Yankees pitcher Gerrit Cole on using banned/foreign substances

Gerrit Cole effectively admits to using banned substances from Larry Brown Sports and Larry Brown, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Gerrit Cole effectively admitted on Tuesday to using banned substances while pitching. Cole was asked by reporter Ken Davidoff whether he has used Spider Tack, a sticky substance, while pitching. The New York Yankees pitcher hemmed and… Continue reading New Yankees pitcher Gerrit Cole on using banned/foreign substances

Wyndham Championship Tickets on Sale June 16; PGA TOUR Event Debuts Digital Ticketing; Margaritaville, Corporate Hospitality Return

WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP TICKETS ON SALE JUNE 16; PGA TOUR EVENT DEBUTS DIGITAL TICKETING; MARGARITAVILLE, CORPORATE HOSPITALITY RETURN GREENSBORO, N.C. – – With life returning to some semblance of normalcy, the Triad’s Party of the Year – the Wyndham Championship – returns August 11-15, 2021 at Greensboro’s Sedgefield Country Club. After a 2020 tournament without fans,… Continue reading Wyndham Championship Tickets on Sale June 16; PGA TOUR Event Debuts Digital Ticketing; Margaritaville, Corporate Hospitality Return

Damian Lillard says he wants Jason Kidd to be the Portland Trail Blazers next coach/Kidd says he doesn’t want the job

Damian Lillard makes clear who he wants as Trail Blazers coach from Larry Brown Sports with Grey Papke and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com It has been indicated that Damian Lillard will play a big role in determining the next Portland Trail Blazers coach. To that end, the star guard has made clear who he wants on the… Continue reading Damian Lillard says he wants Jason Kidd to be the Portland Trail Blazers next coach/Kidd says he doesn’t want the job

Racing at the Madhouse/Bowman Gray Stadium:There’s No Place Like It

Growing up Madhouse: Reflections from a lifelong Bowman Gray fan from Zack Albert at NASCAR.com CLICK HERE for photos and full disclosure….. Growing up, I thought every track was just like Bowman Gray Stadium. My family has lived in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, area for generations, so for Saturday night short-track racing, that’s just where… Continue reading Racing at the Madhouse/Bowman Gray Stadium:There’s No Place Like It

WZOO Radio in Asheboro, now can be heard on 106.1 FM in Greensboro:Buster Brown ready to “Get Down” from 3-7pm

We caught the news today on WZOO Radio, from Asheboro, N.C. The ZOO can now be heard on 106.1 FM, in Greensboro, N.C. The ZOO has come to town, and they are ready to “Get Down”…Good music on the ZOO with the best of the 70’s/80’s/90’s and more…WZOO radio at 700 AM Asheboro, and now… Continue reading WZOO Radio in Asheboro, now can be heard on 106.1 FM in Greensboro:Buster Brown ready to “Get Down” from 3-7pm

Give that man a Key to the City:LoLo Sanchez goes “Long Gone” to save Greensboro Grasshoppers on Sunday(Walk-Off HR gives Hoppers 3-3 Split in Series with WS Dash)

More details on this game coming your way later on tonight, but for now, it was a Walk-Off home run off of the bat of the Greensboro Grasshoppers’ LoLo Sanchez, in the bottom of the ninth inning, that gave the Hoppers their 7-6 walk-off win on Sunday afternoon, at First National Bank Field… We really… Continue reading Give that man a Key to the City:LoLo Sanchez goes “Long Gone” to save Greensboro Grasshoppers on Sunday(Walk-Off HR gives Hoppers 3-3 Split in Series with WS Dash)

Greensboro Grasshoppers ride piggy-back effort from pitchers Omar Cruz and J.C. Flowers, plus fireworks from Matt Frazier, Jesus Valdez and Grant Koch:Hoppers top WS Dash, 7-2

Baseball Final from Saturday night at First National Bank Field: Greensboro Grasshoppers 7, Winston-Salem Dash 2 WP:Omar Cruz(1-3) LP:Isaiah Carranza(1-5) SV:J.C. Flowers(1) Hoppers(14-15)/Dash(15-14) Hoppers’ line:7-10-1 Dash’ line: 2- 5-3 Attendance:6,742 Time of Game/TOG-2:47 The six-game series between the Greensboro Grasshoppers and the Winston-Salem Dash reached Game Five for 2021 tonight/Saturday night at First National Bank… Continue reading Greensboro Grasshoppers ride piggy-back effort from pitchers Omar Cruz and J.C. Flowers, plus fireworks from Matt Frazier, Jesus Valdez and Grant Koch:Hoppers top WS Dash, 7-2

Bang the Drum Slowly??? The Greensboro Grasshoppers “Bang the Drum Loudly”, with their 17-3 victory over the WS Dash on Friday night, at FNB Field

Final from Friday night at First National Bank Field: Greensboro Grasshoppers 17, Winston-Dash 3 WP:Steven Jennings(1-0) LP:Johan Dominguez(2-3) Hoppers(13-15)/Dash(15-13) Hoppers’ line:17-11-0 Dash’ line: 3- 3-0 Attendance:5,593 Time of Game/TOG-3:20 The Greensboro Grasshoppers scored two runs in the second inning, one run in the third inning, two runs in the fourth inning, one run in the… Continue reading Bang the Drum Slowly??? The Greensboro Grasshoppers “Bang the Drum Loudly”, with their 17-3 victory over the WS Dash on Friday night, at FNB Field

Arizona Diamondbacks announcer Bob Brenly takes a ‘leave of absence’ due to his Controversial Comments(“Pretty sure that’s the same du-rag that Tom Seaver used to wear when he pitched for the Mets”)

Diamondbacks announcer Bob Brenly taking leave of absence amid more controversy from Zac Wassink, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Days after Arizona Diamondbacks announcer Bob Brenly made controversial comments about a head covering worn by New York Mets starting pitcher Marcus Stroman on Tuesday evening, former Chicago Cubs star Aramis Ramirez told Zach Buchanan of The Athletic he… Continue reading Arizona Diamondbacks announcer Bob Brenly takes a ‘leave of absence’ due to his Controversial Comments(“Pretty sure that’s the same du-rag that Tom Seaver used to wear when he pitched for the Mets”)

Johnny Manziel says he made at least $33,000 dollars for signing autographs while in college at Texas A&M

Johnny Manziel reveals how much he got paid for autographs in college from Larry Brown Sports with Steve DelVecchio, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Johnny Manziel was investigated by the NCAA for getting paid to sign autographs when he was at Texas A&M back in 2013. Manziel denied at the time that he was ever paid to… Continue reading Johnny Manziel says he made at least $33,000 dollars for signing autographs while in college at Texas A&M

The Morning Run:Getting Beat Out Here!!!(This Week’s Top Ten List)

Getting beat out there/here this week on the Morning Run…Might be time to be in mourning for this morning runner…The humidity was up at 100% this morning, and it was like running into a brick wall, and like carrying a baby grand piano on your back…. But, it was time to keep on going/running, so… Continue reading The Morning Run:Getting Beat Out Here!!!(This Week’s Top Ten List)