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GOODMAN | An Ode to Eli

GOODMAN | An Ode to Eli

I was a kindergartener in spring 2004, and, in my short life as a New York Giants fan, I had known only suffering. After a playoff choke akin to Super Bowl 51 Giants ended the 2003 season with a 4-12 record, prompting the firing of Head Coach Jim Fassel. Today,[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SCHLARP: Baseball’s Wild Card Round Delegitimizes the Regular Season

SCHLARP: Baseball’s Wild Card Round Delegitimizes the Regular Season

October: the month where baseball legends are made and champions crowned. Playoffs begin, and the great players step up or crumble under pressure. October is the pinnacle of a 162-game marathon of a season that sees itself drag through the scorching dog days of summer. Since 2012, the MLB playoff[Read More…]

by October 11, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SCHLARP: Diva Receivers Unnecessary For Success

SCHLARP: Diva Receivers Unnecessary For Success

The wide receiver: A flashy, attention-grabbing position that helps sell tickets and attracts a fan base. Oftentimes, players of this position are the most vocal teammate, embracing a very volatile personality. Wide receivers are the shiny sports convertible of football teams. They are eye-appealing and super fun. They are super[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

On Eve of Championship Series, Reflecting on Hometown Success

After high-profile division series matchups, the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants will face off in the National League Championship Series, while the Kansas City Royals meet the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Championship Series. Contributors reflect on the history and trajectory of their hometown Major League Baseball[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Commentary | Bay Area Bruisers Bring Experience, Grit to NLCS

The day after the Giants won the World Series in 2010, I remember going to HOPE Services, a community center in my hometown of San Jose, Calif., as part of a class field trip. As we got close to the facility, our supervisor on the trip told us that every[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Sports

Commentary: An 18-inning Classic in DC

Sports are horrible. Those three words ran through my mind as I, a Giants fan, sat alone in a sea of red-and-white-clad Nationals fans. It was the top of the ninth inning and I was almost certain that my hometown team would lose to Washington 1-0. I was squeamish, anxious[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns