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The Injury Bug Already Plaguing Yankees

In Baseball by Aly Riley

The New York Yankees are gearing up for another season, ready to chase World Series title number 28. Unfortunately, they already have an injury and spring training hasn’t even started yet!  Tyler Austin, one of the team’s rookie first basemen sensations, has a small fracture in his foot and is estimated to miss about six weeks of playing time. Joe Girardi …

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San Diego Developer Offers to Build NFL “Alternative” Stadium

In Football by Dylan Walker

Allowing two teams to go to Los Angeles caused the NFL to lose an important piece of leverage for future stadium deals. However, if one San Diego resident has his way, the city that lost one of those teams could take over as the next possible relocation.  According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, developer and former owner of the …

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NYR’s Michael Grabner Proving Himself

In Hockey by Aly Riley

When the New York Rangers lost winger Carl Hagelin due to cap space, the team and their fans wondered how they were going to find someone with the same grit and speed as him. Thankfully, their prayers were answered when they signed 29-year-old Austrian forward Michael Grabner, and he has been a driving force for this club. Grabner is making …

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Why Wasn’t Tom Brady Painted As A Villain?

In Football by Rebecca Mills

Earlier this week, 3 New England Patriots players told the media they would not be visiting the White House. The three, Martellus Bennett, Devin McCourty and Dont’a Hightower, will all be skipping while James White is also said to be considering skipping the trip. Chris Long and LeGarrette Blount have also announced that they will not be attending the Team’s trip. …

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Bob Costas steps down as NBC host of Olympics

In Gossip by Dylan Walker

The next Olympics will be without the face of NBC Sports, Bob Costas.  Costas made this surprise announcement on Thursday February 9th on the Today show.  Former Monday Night Football announcer Mike Tirico is said to be taking over for Costas.  “I am going to be like the rest of the country watching Mike Tirico, who will be an able …

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SportsAsToldByAGirl Spotlight: Charlotte Wilder

In Gossip by Rebecca Mills

It’s the first official spotlight of 2017 after a month of hiatus and this week’s spotlight is one of the more underrated sports writers currently in the business. Her impact on the sports world has been huge. Here’s some brief info that I could find about Wilder. She received her degree in creative writing from Colby College in 2011 according …

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Tom Brady Cements Legacy as Greatest of All-Time

In Football by Ashleigh Binder

The New England Patriots are Super Bowl 51 champions after defeating the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28.  The game ended with a huge bang, being the only Super Bowl game in history to ever go to overtime.  It only took one drive in overtime for Brady to win his fifth ring and fourth Super Bowl MVP title.  Brady was able to lead …

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Pitch Clock Not Included in Baseball’s Proposed Pace of Play

In Baseball by Dylan Walker

Improved pace of play has been at the top priority for MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred since he took over the position.  In the 2016 season, the average baseball game lasted about four minutes longer than in the 2015 season. Being irritated by this fact, Manfred is focused on some rule changes that will try and shorten the game. There seems to …

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Why The Atlanta Falcons Will Be Super Bowl 51 Champions

In Football by Ashleigh Binder

The Atlanta Falcons are a really good team.  You probably wouldn’t know it because they have some how flown under the radar. However, they are one of the most complete teams in recent memory.  Quarterback Matt Ryan has had a sensational season and was just crowned MVP of the season.  It was not much of a surprise when you look …

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Chris Kreider Is Showing His Worth

In Hockey by Aly Riley

When 25-year-old Christopher James Kreider re-signed with the New York Rangers this offseason for four more years, fans were split on the decision. Some were overjoyed that the Boston College graduate was coming back to the Blueshirts while others wanted him to really prove himself, considering he signed for a little over $4 million a year. Well, he is definitely …