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NY Rangers Re-Sign Zibanejad

In Hockey by Aly Riley Comments

With the loss of center Derek Stepan via trade earlier this summer, the New York Rangers wanted to clear up cap space and have the ability to sign key players long term to aid in upcoming seasons. That certainly paid off as the team re-signed Mika Zibanejad on Tuesday morning to a five-year deal worth $5.3 million annually. Zibanejad was …

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Now or Never: The Dilemma of Superstars

In Basketball by Jo Anne Mabika Comments

Walking into a bar or a restraunt on the night of a big game, you can often tell right away who is there to watch the game, and who just so happened to be there to catch a meal or a drink.  The ardent sports fan in the room is usually the one yelling at the television, fanning themselves, sweating, …

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NY Yankees Make Big Moves

In Baseball by Aly Riley Comments

We are just a days away from the MLB Trade Deadline, and all thirty teams are looking for ways to improve both their offense and defense as they try to make a run for the title. The New York Yankees currently sit in second place in the AL East and decided they wanted to make some noise, and that they …

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Aaron Judge Wins Home Run Derby

In Baseball by Aly Riley Comments

Major League Baseball’s top eight best and strongest hitters came together to mash baseballs for some big time fun with the ultimate winner getting to gloat in his newfound glory as well as lift the trophy at the end of the night. Well, in a night that would be one for the ages, Yankees rookie right fielder upstaged everyone and …

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NY Rangers Hire Lindy Ruff

In Hockey by Aly Riley Comments

In order to make a push towards winning the Stanley Cup next season, the New York Rangers decided to make some coaching changes in addition to player and roster moves. On Monday afternoon, the team formally announced the hiring of Lindy Ruff as an assistant coach to Alain Vigneault, replacing Jeff Beukeboom, who was dismissed from his duties a few …

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NBA Free Agency: Trades, Trades, & More Trades

In Basketball by Jo Anne Mabika Comments

The common consensus among most fans is that the NBA off-season has been a million times more entertaining than this year’s playoffs.  Now if you are an avid Warriors fan or Cavaliers fan,  you may strongly disagree.  There has been a flurry of change in the NBA since the final buzzer sounded, and almost every team has gotten in on …

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Defenseman Kevin Klein Retires

In Hockey by Aly Riley Comments

The New York Rangers have been looking to add some key new pieces to their lineup in hopes of reaching their ultimate goal of lifting Lord Stanley at the end of next season.  The team will now be able to add some more depth to their roster. On Friday morning, defenseman Kevin Klein announced his retirement from the NHL, and …

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Way Too Early NFL Division Predictions

In Football by Jo Anne Mabika Comments

Off-season for sports fans is usually a very tough time.  We all miss tuning in for games and cheering on our favorite athletes.  That lull is very present for NFL fans right now. Headlines are sparse, aside from the casual injury report or contract renewal. Looking forward to a new season, It’s always fun to try and make predictions about …

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Stanley Cup Champs Leave Pittsburgh

In Hockey by Aly Riley Comments

With the NHL free agency period officially underway, many teams will be on the hunt for their missing pieces to add depth, heart, and passion to the core of their lineup. In fact, it may even mean taking a couple of champions away from their home. Nick Bonino, Trevor Daley and Chris Kunitz, who won the Stanley Cup with the …

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New York Rangers Make A Splash

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With defenseman Dan Girardi’s long awaited buyout by the New York Rangers, the team was on the hunt for a young, quality, and strong defenseman that could propel the team to their utmost potential. Well, that fantasy became reality as the Blueshirts signed defenseman, Kevin Shattenkirk, on Saturday afternoon to a four-year deal worth $26.6 million. The New Rochelle, New …