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The Paterno Legacy is Officially Over

In College Sports by Ashleigh Binder

It has been quite the whirlwind for the Paterno family.  First, Joe Paterno was fired from PennState after Jerry Sandusky was arrested for child rape for not reporting the allegations to the authorities.  A few months later he was diagnosed with lung cancer.  Now Jay Paterno, Joe’s son, who also worked in the PennState football program has resigned.  He stated, …

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More Jets Drama….

In Football by Ashleigh Binder

Just as predicted, the drama we all saw a few weeks ago when the New York Jets lost to Miami Dolphins was just the beginning.  At first, it appeared that all the blame was falling on captain Santonio Holmes’s shoulders after he seemed to quit on the team. The new target… fellow captain and quarterback Mark Sanchez.  The Daily News …

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Two New Giant Additions!

In Gossip by Ashleigh Binder

Congrats are in order for two of the New York Giants players!! Defensive tackle Rocky Bernard is now a father to a baby boy.  He was born over the weekend while his father was busy shutting out the Atlanta Falcons.  However, he was not the only one who added a new addition to his family. Victor Cruz, the hometown hero …

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Sad News for Joe Philbin

In Gossip by Ashleigh Binder

Nobody wanted this to be the case.  However, Michael Philibin, the son of Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator was found dead in a river in Wisconsin.  The 21-year-old boy had been missing since 2 a.m. on Sunday after an outing with a group of friends about 50 miles away from Green Bay. There was a body pulled from the river …

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Alabama Tide Rolls On

In College Sports by Ashleigh Binder

After a much anticipated game, we have finally have a winner.  The Alabama Crimson Tide took home the crystal trophy and they made it look easy.  The Tide pulled off a shut out, 21-0, against Louisiana State University, not even allowing them to reach 100 total yards.   LSU did not even cross the 50 yard line until deep into …

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Recap of NFL playoffs

In Football by Ashleigh Binder

What a weekend it was! Did Tebow really do it again? Can Drew Brees ever throw an incomplete pass?  Well four teams were one and done this weekend; left to watch the rest of the games on the couch with the rest of us.  This weekend gave us three blowouts as well as a nail-biter that I am still in …

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Rutgers stuns UConn

In College Sports by Ashleigh Binder

In what might have been one of the greatest upsets in Rutgers history, Rutgers went on to beat the University of Conneticut Huskies 67-60.  It looks like the beginning of the Mike Rice-Eli Carter era.  Mike Rice is the new head coach for Rutgers and Eli Carter is the very impressive freshman guard.  Carter had 19 points for the Scarlet …

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Welcome to a Wild Weekend!

In Football by Ashleigh Binder

It is finally here! I have been waiting all week for these two days! For those who are not sure it is Wild Card Weekend!!  Four football game, four teams in and four teams out; this is the time where the little boys are weeded out by the men.  It is true American sports at its best.  There are four …

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Do the Bulls of Today Compare to that of the Past?

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

To me the answer is absolutely, positively, no doubt in my mind no.  However, I may be a tad bias since I think Michael Jordan is the greatest thing to ever happen to a sports team.  The Chicago Bulls are off to another impressive start after beating Orlando Magic in Orlando.  They improved to 7-1 and an impressive 5-1 record …

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Floyd Mayweather Goes Into Jail

In Gossip by Ashleigh Binder

Floyd Mayweather, one of the most famous boxers of our time, is currently in a Las Vegas courtroom to turn himself in after being sentenced to 90 days in jail for domestic battery.   The five-time world champion was convicted on beating up the mother of his children as well as pleading no contest to harassment for threatening his children. …