HARVEY WILL HAVE TOMMY JOHN SURGERY....Former Bandys High pitching star Hunter Harvey is headed for Tommy John surgery. Harvey, 21, will miss the rest of this minor league season and most of next season as well, a report in said.

LAS VEGAS -- Amidst the excitement and hype surrounding the USA Basketball Men's Olympic Team, one of the integral parts of the operation that doesn't receive as much attention is the USA Select Team.

NEW ORLEANS – The Appalachian State Mountaineers are the favorites to win the 2016 Sun Belt Conference Football Championship according to the league’s 11 head coaches. The preseason selections were released Thursday in advance of the Sun Belt’s annual media day that begins Monday.

CHARLOTTE—ESPN and the Atlantic Coast Conference will launch the ACC Network – a comprehensive linear and digital network, it was announced today by ACC Commissioner John Swofford and ESPN President John Skipper at the conference’s annual Football Kickoff media event in Charlotte.

Shook Named Assistant Director of Development....BOONE, N.C. — Derek Shook, a representative of the Appalachian State University athletics’ Yosef Club, has been promoted to assistant director of development, announced by senior associate athletics director for developmentBrian Tracy on Thursday.