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PARK: Lack of Star Power Has Sullied Baseball’s Popularity

PARK: Lack of Star Power Has Sullied Baseball’s Popularity

In a continuation of an alarming trend, the MLB All-Star Game’s television ratings declined in this year’s game. This decline in ratings comes in spite of MLB’s ill-advised to make the All-Star Game matter by giving home-field advantage in the World Series to the league that wins the game. This[Read More…]

by July 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
BARTON: A-Rod’s Legacy Tainted by Steroids

BARTON: A-Rod’s Legacy Tainted by Steroids

Barring a cataclysmic collapse, the New York Yankees will advance to the postseason for the first time since 2012. Embattled slugger Alex Rodriguez has been a major contributor to the Yankees’ success. While A-Rod’s batting average is sub-par, his 32 home runs rank 10th best in the American League in[Read More…]

by September 21, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
DEPAOLO: A-Rod’s 3000th Hit Brings Out Complex Emotions

DEPAOLO: A-Rod’s 3000th Hit Brings Out Complex Emotions

Within about a week after the trade was announced in February 2004, I went to Modell’s and got his jersey: Rodriguez, 13. I was 9 years old, and the best player in the game was coming to my favorite team. I wore the pinstripes to school the next day, proud[Read More…]

Commentary | Sights and Sounds of Opening Day

Commentary | Sights and Sounds of Opening Day

The beginning of a new season is an important event in any major professional sport. Every season opener is greeted with widespread excitement and anticipation. In Major League Baseball, however, the day of the first game isn’t just another season opener. It’s Opening Day, a magical day of possibility and[Read More…]

by April 9, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
The Die-Hard Fan’s Blind Ode to Derek Jeter

The Die-Hard Fan’s Blind Ode to Derek Jeter

Throughout his career, Derek Jeter has achieved some of the most coveted awards in Major League Baseball. He has won five World Series, five Gold Gloves and five Silver Slugger Awards on top of being Rookie of the Year in 1996 and the 2000 World Series MVP. He is currently[Read More…]

by June 27, 2014 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

Reflections on Clutch Play

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Sports