Austin Hoff scored a natural hat trick, including the game-winner, as the El Paso Rhinos swept the Phoenix Knights out of the Thorne Cup Playoffs with a 5-1 win in Game Two of the best-of-three series Saturday night.
A North American throwdown that doesn't involve the United States? Just call it Sheriff Joe Arpaio's dream investigation -- Mexicans and Canadians fighting in his jurisdiction! At the World Baseball Classic being held in Phoenix, Mexico threw at Canadian batters leading to a bench-clearing brawl. Talk about easy pickin's for a busybody local lawman who takes his immigration status seriously. They're even wearing team colors!
(RIO RANCHO, NM) -- Rhinos goalie Alex Palumbo turned away all 27 New Mexico Renegades shot to earn his fourth shutout in eight starts and El Paso's special teams were dominant in a 9-0 win that eliminates the Renegades from playoff contention.
(RIO RANCHO, NM) -- Though the New Mexico Renegades are playing for the playoff lives, the El Paso Rhinos outshot their hosts, 53-24, and dominated throughout for a 6-1 win Friday night. Listen to Saturday's and Sunday's games on 600 ESPN El Paso.
Ya gotta love ESPN's "First Take" for the in-your-face antics of Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith. Ya gotta love it even more when the people they talk smack about smack back! Count Seahawks DB Richard Sherman among that number. He doesn't like that Skip Bayless said he wasn't in Jets DB Darrelle Revis' league.
Miners head coach Tim Floyd talked about UTEP's 56-54 loss to the No. 252 Memphis Tigers for awhile, then offered a brief statement on the LA Times story in which he stated he talked with USC athletic director Pat Haden about the Trojans' head coaching job.
Sports Spin with Andy Lee and SportsTalk with Steve Kaplowitz (with Chad Middleton on both) will have the latest on the breaking news about Tim Floyd this afternoon. Check 600ESPNElPaso.com for all the latest including post-game interviews and more as the Miners take on the No. 25 Memphis Tigers at the Don Haskins Center.
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