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The Hickory Crawdads, who were one of the hottest teams in minor-league baseball last week, have fallen off their course. They find themselves mired in a five-game losing streak following Tuesday's 16-8 loss to the Lexington Legends at L.P. Frans Stadium.

The Texas Rangers announced today that Hickory Crawdads RHP Cody Kendall has been promoted to the High-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, becoming the sixth 'Dad this season and the third in the last week to move up in the Rangers organization.

The District 2 Tar Heel Baseball Tournament officially got underway Monday night.

Georgia Southern University has suspended star basketball player Eric Ferguson indefintely following a drug-related arrest on June 26. Athletic Director Tom Kleinlein made the announcement Monday

The Sun Belt Conference will host the 2014 Football Media Day on July 22nd at the Bienville Club Lounge in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Media Day availability will begin at 9 a.m. and last until 5 p.m. C.T. on Tuesday, July 22nd. Each of the 11 football playing institutions will have availability from their head