- Is lacrosse a niche sport here, absolutely. Is it growing, the numbers say so. What may be more impressive, the number of kids from the area getting college scholarships is also on the rise.
- Former Paine guard Kenny Fluellen has signed a contract with BG-Karlsruhe to play professional basketball in Karlsruhe, Germany. The team plays in the Basketball Bundesliga’s ProB German basketball league.
- Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Henderson Alvarez won for the first time in three starts and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Thursday night.