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Another One of the Core 4 Retires

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

Too absolutely no one’s surprise, Jorge Posada officially ended his 17 year career. In that time he had won five World Series championships all for the New York Yankees. He ends his career on one of the worst years of his career in which he was batting ninth at one time an even benched. In his press conference, he thanked …

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D’Antoni’s future in jeopardy?

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

With the New York Knicks losing six in a row, it was only a matter of time as to when fingers were going to be pointed. Of course we can all blame the players not playing like the professionals they should be. However, maybe it is more than that. Maybe it is the coaching that is to blame. I have …

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The Kick that Ended it All

In Football by Ashleigh Binder

Wow. What a game for that really fell on one person’s foot. The Baltimore Ravens season has officially ended after losing the New England Patriots 23-20. The Ravens were within the 20-yard line, but could not get it in the end zone so they turned to their kicker Billy Cundiff to tie it up. Well, all did not go as …

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BBWAA awards Recap

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

Last night was the annual Baseball Writers Association of America awards ceremony in New York City. This is where the MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, etc. awards are given out to their recipients. The most controversial award of the night was the NL MYP winner Ryan Braun. Braun recently tested positive for performance enhancing drugs in an offseason …

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RIP JoePa

In College Sports, Football by Ashleigh Binder

It brings me great sadness to write this post and announce the death of a true legend. Joe Paterno, the legendary head football coach for PennState over 46 years has finally passed away. It was reported that his health was failing yesterday and was living on a ventilator. As disgraceful as his firing may have been, no one can take …

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Fightin’ Irish beat Syracuse

In College Sports by Ashleigh Binder

What a shocker! Syracuse was finally handed its first lost and it was to a non-ranked Notre Dame team. The final score ended up being 67-58. Notre Dame fans stormed the court once the team had beaten the Orange. It is certainly not the first time the Irish have taken out number one seeded teams. They have done it eight …

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Awful News for JoePa

In College Sports by Ashleigh Binder

As if he was not having a bad enough few months, things just got worse. Joe Paterno, the now infamous ex-head coach of PennState’s football team, is reportedly having complications from lung cancer treatment. Paterno was fired after the child molestation scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. He reportedly violated PennState’s ethics code by failing to report the crime …

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Lebron Jordan?

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

Last night Lebron James and the Miami Heat welcomed rival Los Angeles Lakers. This is always a great match up to see the leader of 2000’s, Kobe Bryant, and the new school prodigy, Lebron James. I might be giving James a little too much credit since he still has zero rings, but no one can deny he was built to …

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‘Kid’ gets bad news

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

This story is near and dear to my heart. Gary Carter, a hall of fame baseball player, has been battling cancer for over a year now. He was diagnosed with four brain tumors after experiencing headaches and forgetfulness. Recently, it appeared that chemotherapy along with drug therapy were keeping the tumors in check. However, this is no longer the case. …

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RIP Sarah Burke

In Gossip by Ashleigh Binder

Such a tragic event. Sarah Burke, a 29-year-old Canadian freeskier, has passed away. She was originally injured on January 11th after crashing at the bottom of the superpipe during a training run in Utah. Multiple tests showed that the crash caused ‘irreversible brain damage due to lack of oxygen and blood after cardiac arrest’. This is the pipe that Kevin …