Tompkins Cortland Community College student Sean Streb has been recognized by the State University of New York (SUNY) with a 2013-14 Scholar Athlete Award. Streb, a two-time all-American soccer player at TC3, graduated from TC3 last month with a liberal arts and sciences: math/science degree. He will attend SUNY Cortland in the fall. A total of 83 student-athletes were recognized, representing 35 of SUNY’s 64 campuses. In order to be considered for this award, student-athletes were nominated by their campus athletic director. Nominees’ academic credentials and athletic accomplishments were then reviewed by a panel of athletic directors from across the SUNY system and members of the provost’s office.
The Cortland Crush are back in action tonight, after a day off, as they host the Oneonta Outlaws at 5pm for a doubleheader at Greg's Field at Beaudry Park.
In Minor League Baseball last night, Syracuse blanked Richmond 3-0. The teams will conclude their week-long, home-at-home, series with a noon start today. Elsewhere, the B-Mets beat Richmond 6-3. That series concludes tonight in Binghamton. The Auburn Doubledays were rained out at Mahoning Valley yesterday and will make it up as part of a doubleheader tonight.
New York Jets Running Back Chris Johnson has been cleared for individual drills, after having knee surgery five months ago. Both he and Jets General Manager John Idzik say he'll be ready for training camp in Cortland next month.
Meanwhile, running back Mike Goodson was released by the Jets yesterday after failing to report to mandatory mini camp. Coach Rex Ryan says he hasn't spoken with Goodson in two or three months and that he and the team are concerned for his welfare. Goodson faces up to 10 years in prison on a weapons charge from last year if he is convicted.
Carmelo Anthony and Knicks President Phil Jackson met last weekend in Los Angeles. Reports say that Anthony thought the meeting went well and that he was pleased with the hiring of Derek Fisher as the Knicks' Head Coach. There have been reports that Anthony had definitely decided to opt out of the last year of his contract with the Knicks and test free agency, but there's been no official announcement as of yet. Anthony has until Monday to make his decision.