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RIP Kid

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

It is a very sad day in the baseball world. Today we lost one of the greatest catchers to play the game. Gary Carter was not only a great player, but also a great person. He has been described by his teammates as a great leader, a guy who had winning in his heart, and a scrapper. He never gave …

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Is Lin the Real Deal?

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

I am so tired of hearing about Jeremy Lin and the miracle New York Knicks as I am sure so is everyone else. However, I cannot deny what is going on just one state over for me. New York is having a great start to 2012 in terms of sports. First, it was the Giants who took what looked like …

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Watch this…

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9yVnKQNj58&w=560&h=315] This is quite an entertaining video posted by the newest basketball sensation Jeremy Lin. He seems like a real down-to-earth guy. Hopefully once the media turns on him he’ll stay that way.

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Ortiz avoids Arbitration

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

David Ortiz, the power DH for the Boston Red Sox, has come to terms with the team for a one year deal. The two sides met in the middle and agreed upon $12.65 million for the upcoming season. Ortiz was asking for $16.5 million. Ortiz become a free agent at the end of last season, but chose to pass up …

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This Was Worth Watching…

In Off The Field by Ashleigh Binder

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmR74cvK0rk&w=560&h=315] I never get sick of hearing the Defending Super Bowl Champions New York Giants. Giants-mania has even crossed over into the music world with two of the Giants top wide receivers in attendance. Not only were Victor Cruz and Mario Manningham there to take in an emotional show, but they also were presenters! Of course, Cruz was asked …

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Celtics Beat a Rose-less Bulls

In Basketball by Ashleigh Binder

It was a bitter East rivalry matchup in Boston with the visiting Chicago Bulls. The Bulls were without their All-Star point guard Derrick Rose. Rose has been suffering from back pains. He is expected to see a specialist tomorrow for what Coach Tom Thibodeau called ‘stiffness’. However, Boston Celtics’ point guard put on a show for the crowd. Rajon Rondo …

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Burnett to Pitt? Very likely

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

It seems as though many Yankees fans prayers have been answered. The ever erratic starting pitcher, A.J. Burnett appears to be on the move out of the Big Apple. Rumors are swirling that the Yankees are in talks with four major league clubs with the Pirates in the lead to land the pitcher. Burnett is 34-35 with a 4.79 ERA …

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Lin-Sanity

In Football by Ashleigh Binder

Ok I know I have not written in a very long time because there has been nothing that exciting in the sports world since the epic Super Bowl by the New York Giants. However, all I keep hearing about is this new sensation named Jeremy Lin. In my personal opinion, I think that he is just a fad that the …

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Packers QB Rodgers Wins MVP

In Football by Ashleigh Binder

To the surprise of absolutely no one, Aaron Rodgers has been picked as this year’s NFL MVP. He is the first Green Bay Packer to win the title since former quarterback Brett Farve. Out of a possible 50 votes, Rodgers accumulated 48 with the other two going to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. He was handed the award by …

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Reyes makes Transition Official

In Baseball by Ashleigh Binder

Jose Reyes was known for three things: speed, excitement, and his hair. The former New York Mets shortstop has always been a fan favorite not only for his excellent play on the field, but also his attention to his appearance. No he was not a mani-pedi kind of guy, but everyone expected to go to Citifield to see him running …