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Feb
21

Hal From The Desert: Bruce Thou Art…Fourth!

A new year brings new respect and new demands for Reds right fielder Jay Bruce. And no one is happier to have more expectation. Read Hal McCoy’s latest post from Goodyear in our inside Press Pros feature.

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Feb
17

Hal From Goodyear: “Teams With More Talent That Don’t Win…And Team With Less That Do!”

New manager Bryan Price admits…there are teams with more talent that don’t win and teams with less talent that do win. His job now is to figure out…which one describes the Cincinnati Reds. Read Hal McCoy’s first words from spring training in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
12

Hal McCoy: The 6 1/2 Minute Plan For Victory

How do you win a basketball game when you go the last 6:29 without as much as scoring a field goal? Well, you get 21 points from Dyshawn Pierre and hit your free throws down the stretch, like the UD Flyers did Wednesday. Read more from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
2

Hal: No Mercy In Flyers’ Win Over “George”

Dayton’s Devin Oliver led in points and attitude Saturday, powering the UD Flyers past George Washington for a bounce-back A-10 win for the Flyers. Hal McCoy shares the story in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
29

Hal McCoy: The Team Needs A Win…The Coach Needs A Win!

Rim Shots…Too many shots close to the rim by St. Joseph’s in the second half and a disheartening bank shot at the buzzer sent UD down again, and worse, with an 0-3 conference record in the friendly confines of UD Arena. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
22

Hal: UD Falls To Pure “Havoc”

.Virginia Commonwealth’s theme is defense, and UD experienced it first-hand Wednesday’s loss at the Arena. The Rams sent the Flyers to their fifth loss of the season. Read more from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
20

Hal: For The Love Of The Game And Its Players….

If there’s a reason to love baseball that you haven’t discovered, make note of the date of the annual Portsmouth, Ohio Murals Banquet…because love comes in many shapes and through many personalities.

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Jan
10

Hal McCoy: “Pass The Soap”….

Hopefully my stance won’t bring dire consequences. Many of my brethren agree with my stance on changes to the voting process for the Hall of Fame.

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Dec
31

Hal McCoy: The New Year’s Confessions Of A Baseball Writer With Too Much Time On His Hands

We asked our Press Pros writers to venture to their deepest/darkest, either confessions or resolutions for the new year. And on a slow day in the “man cave” this week hall of famer Hal McCoy was the first to ante up. We hope you enjoy another classic McCoy read…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
29

Hal: Welcome Back Flyers, Matt Kavanaugh…!

The Dayton Flyers rang out the old year by welcoming back a familiar face in Sunday’s win over Murray State. And hopefully, he’ll continue to pay dividends in the new year.

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