Professional lacrosse arrived in Binghamton at the end of 2022 with the Professional Box Lacrosse Association and the Binghamton Bombers. But now, the league is shutting down for the rest of 2023, suspending the remainder of its inaugural season.
Former Denver Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett was hired Thursday as the Jets’ offensive coordinator to replace Mike LaFleur after coach Robert Saleh interviewed more than 15 candidates for the vacancy during the last two weeks.
Slick-fielding third baseman Scott Rolen has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame with five votes to spare above the 75% needed. The seven-time All-Star and eight-time Gold Glove winner appeared on 297 of 389 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America for 76.3%.
Tage Thompson and Jeff Skinner each had a goal and two assists as the Buffalo Sabres beat the St. Louis Blues 5-3. Alex Tuch had a goal and an assist, and Owen Power and Dylan Cozens also scored for the Sabres, who snapped a nine-game losing streak in St. Louis dating back to Jan. 21, 2012.
Genevieve Coleman scored a team-high 16 points for the Bearcats while Jadyn Weltz added her second double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Meanwhile, Clare Traeger tied for the game-high in rebounds with 15.
The Mammoth began the scoring with a goal from MJ Maerkl less than two minutes into the game. But then, Nikita Ivashkin, Tyler Gjurich, and Chad Lopez all scored for the Black Bears to give Binghamton the 3-1 after the first period.
First-year head coach Brian Daboll had his upstart team fully prepared. Daniel Jones played at a level well beyond his experience. The New York Giants came confidently into Minnesota’s raucous stadium and beat the tight-finish masters at their own game.