It has become a tradition as old as time — the Metropolitan Division of the National Hockey League spending another offseason getting dangerously stronger. This year feels a bit special, however, with the New Jersey Devils and the New York Rangers taking Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko as first and second picks overall in the 2019 NHL draft, respectively.Read More
As of June 2019, things do not seem to be in order for the New York Mets. Injuries combined with lack of production have soured a season that was once weighed with positive expectations.Read More
Almost twenty years ago, on a blazing hot summer afternoon in Pasadena, California, more than 90,000 spectators had their eyes set on one of the most-attended women’s soccer games. That was the 1999 Women’s World Cup Final, with the host United States playing China at the Rose Bowl.Read More
The New York Mets were barely able to escape a rough April. During the first week, manager Mickey Callaway displayed poor judgement which resulted in a fatigued bullpen.
As a result of burning through his bullpen the previous two games, on April 2, he had to use setup man Justin Wilson instead of Edwin Diaz late in the game.Read More
With the regular season and the NHL Draft Lottery in the books, the New York Rangers now shift their focus toward the offseason. This summer marks a crucial step for the Blueshirts, as the front office will look to accelerate the team’s rebuild.Read More
After the New York Yankees completed their three-game series sweep of the San Francisco Giants, they went on to play the Arizona Diamondbacks in a quick two-game set.
Coming into the series, many believed that this would be where Giancarlo Stanton may be able to return to the team. However, this was not the case.Read More
Another week of the season has passed, as teams and players across the Majors will head into the second month of the season with buoyed expectations for their remaining 125 games.
At this point of the campaign, it would be premature to say with a definite level of certainty who will make the postseason. However, that is what makes baseball so great and fun to watch.Read More
In less than three weeks, the Baruch Bearcats let it be known to the rest of the CUNY Athletic Conference that the road to the title went through them.
The Bearcats clinched three CUNYAC titles in that span, with the men's baseball, tennis and volleyball teams winning conference titles and punching tickets to the 2019 NCAA Tournament in their respective sports.Read More
The New York Giants have been shocking the entire NFL all offseason long.
First, they let Landon Collins walk away to a division rival for nothing before trading their star player Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns.Read More
After dealing with 13 players being placed on the injured list, the current 25-man roster of the New York Yankees has surprisingly turned the team’s season around. After losing two out of three games to the Chicago White Sox at home, the team stood at a measly 6-9 on the season.Read More
Putting together the hundreds of moving pieces to successfully assemble a quality hockey team is so difficult that the average shelf life of an NHL general manager is only four years.Read More
One month of this baseball season has come and gone, and while the drama and hustle of the NHL and NBA playoffs have dominated the headlines, the Majors were producing many teams, individual performances and moments that have beguiled the mind and dazzled the eye. However, some of these teams could merely be hot at the right time, or they could be ready to make noise in September and October. Players seemingly blessed with the Midas touch may turn out to be fool’s gold by autumn. Because of this, there is a need to sort this wonderful collage that is the 2019 MLB season and classify who are the contenders, and who are the pretenders.Read More
On March 5, 2013, at Old Trafford, a stadium known as the Theater of Dreams, Sir Alex Ferguson was too angry to sit down for the post-match press conference of what would be his last Champions League game as the head coach of Manchester United. That season, none of the English clubs reached the quarterfinals.Read More
The 2019 National Football League Draft has finally taken place and it was a great one. There were many good picks made, along with some that were a bit head-scratching. It is always exciting to see the lives of young players change quickly when they hear their names called on draft day, whether it is on day one or day three.Read More
This year’s Final Four exemplified the common theme of this entire college basketball season: balance. There was one team from each of the four best conferences in college basketball this season, with University of Virginia from the ACC, Michigan State University from the Big Ten, Texas Tech University from the Big 12 and Auburn University from the SEC.Read More
Among the hype of the upcoming chase for the NHL’s Stanley Cup and the NBA playoffs, which are now considered previews of coming attractions for the final NBA game of the season, baseball can be lost in the shuffle, especially when there is such a daily barrage of games that one feels forced to turn them off for the sake of sanity.Read More
A seven-month regular season is officially in the books, as the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs take the spotlight. It is not a surprise that every NHL fan looks forward to this time of the season, as the playoffs are where teams assert their dominance, iconic moments are created, Hall of Fame legacies are cemented and dynasties are born.Read More
The members of the 1986 World Series-winning New York Mets just cannot seem to stay out of trouble. The championship team may have become famous for being the last Mets squad to celebrate a World Series victory, but it’s been mired in scandals and controversy since then that do not seem to be going away any time soon.Read More
Mets manager Mickey Callaway displayed poor judgment throughout the week and in effect created a hole for his bullpen. It began during the second game of the season, when the Mets defeated the Washington Nationals by a score of 11-8.Read More