Jeff grew up in Sharpsville (Mercer County) and has a BA in Journalism from Ohio State. Jeff’s career started as a sophomore in college working at WTVN Radio in Columbus, after graduation Hathhorn worked for WTVN and WCMH-TV before moving back home and joining NewsRadio 1020 KDKA in 1997.
Jeff’s won three straight AP Awards for Best Sportscast in Pennsylvania, along with A.I.R. Awards for Best Sports Reporter and Best Weekend Show (IC Light Sports Saturday).
Jeff has a daughter and most enjoys a round of golf with his father.
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The New York Yankees beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 in Bradenton on Thursday as Jeff Locke gave up five earned runs over 5 innings. Locke said while he made some mistakes, he felt like he pitched really well.
It’s a spring start, so you have to take that into account, BUT when you strikeout 10 of the 14 batters you face, against likely the Orioles regular lineup, you take notice.
Jacob Stallings’ father, Kevin, is the Vanderbilt head coach, which led to some emotional moments watching, as eventually Wichita State pulled away and advanced to play Arizona on Thursday.
Since arriving at Pitt in December, new Panthers head coach Pat Narduzzi has wowed reporters and fans with his displayed enthusiasm and organization in press conferences.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin ruled out a number of team veterans before Sunday’s first pre-season game in Canton, Ohio.
Steelers back-up quarterback Bruce Gradkowski threw on the side for the first time since he suffered a shoulder injury during team off-season workouts.
Tony Sanchez secured a spot on the 25-man roster due to an injury to catcher Chris Stewart, who will likely start on the 15-day disabled list. However, Sanchez says he earned the spot.
While so much attention has been on Pedro Alvarez’s transition to first and the adjustment there defensively, it would be easy to miss that Alvarez is leading the team in homers (5) and RBI (17) this Spring, along with a .318 average.
When the Pirates traded reliever Justin Wilson to the Yankees to get a starting catcher, that opened up a spot for a lefty in the bullpen.
Sean Rodriguez is trying to make the Pirates team as a super-utility player and if he does, he can thank his father.
Last year, all eyes were on Andrew Lambo as he had an opportunity to become the Pirates’ everyday first baseman. Lambo struggled in Spring Training, and Travis Ishikawa ended up starting Opening Day at first base.
Pirates number one pick Cole Tucker didn’t get to bat and only had one ball hit to him in the three innings he played, but that couldn’t stop the smile on his face as he appeared in his first Major League Spring Training game in Lakeland, Florida.
Last year, John Holdzkom was one of the best stories in all of baseball. Tuesday morning, the righty reliever found out he’s heading to Triple-A.
It’s the second time in three years that Jeff Locke begins the season as a Pirates starter. The last time was in 2013 due to injuries to Francisco Liriano and Charlie Morton.
Last year, Vance Worley started some meaningful games down the stretch. Now, Worley will start the year in the bullpen.