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BARTON: Hall of Fame Voters Should Focus on Stats Over PEDs

BARTON: Hall of Fame Voters Should Focus on Stats Over PEDs

A little more than a year before his 756th homerun, I watched Barry Bonds play a game in Philadelphia. The fans booed and jeered, throwing syringes at him as he took his place in left field. All that changed when Bonds ripped his 713th career homer over the outfield. The[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
RAMLOW: World Series Highlights Meaning of Baseball

RAMLOW: World Series Highlights Meaning of Baseball

A few weeks ago, a dozen of my friends and I took the Orange line from Rosslyn to Stadium-Armory to watch the Washington Nationals take on the Philadelphia Phillies. It was a perfect evening for a ballgame. The dying orange in the clear sky highlighted the sea of red jerseys[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

COMMENTARY: Mets, Royals, Bring Pride to Their Cities

Mets Overcome Years of Struggle The team has finally taken the top spot in the city from the Yankees As college students, we have been told for years that all the trials and sacrifices made for our studies will pay off. We are told that when we finally get to[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Sports
RAMLOW: AL Playoffs Show Importance of Ace Pitcher

RAMLOW: AL Playoffs Show Importance of Ace Pitcher

Come October, there is nothing more valuable to a Major League Baseball team than having an ace-level starting pitcher on your staff. Of the four general managers with teams still in the American League playoffs, three decided in the middle of the season that they agreed with this assertion and wanted[Read More…]

COURTESY JOHN VECCHIOLLA
Mariano Rivera (right) is MLB‘s all-time leader with 652 saves. Rivera, pictured with College of New Rochelle President Judith Huntington, recently bought a church in the New York town.

Q&A: Rivera Discusses Faith

As the 2015 MLB postseason begins tonight with the American League Wild Card game, the Yankees will be looking to defeat the Astros in their first postseason game since 2012. The team is much different from its predecessor of three years ago. The most notable absences are those of Derek[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized
MCLAUGHLIN: Selfie Incident Shows Shrinking Attention Span

MCLAUGHLIN: Selfie Incident Shows Shrinking Attention Span

For those of you who follow a sports news outlet on social media, it was nearly impossible to miss the viral video of a group of Arizona State University sorority girls at an Arizona Diamondbacks game shamelessly caught on camera snapping dozens of selfies. Aside from the sheer quantity of[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
IPPOLITO: Papelbon Exemplifies Nationals’ Disappointing Season

IPPOLITO: Papelbon Exemplifies Nationals’ Disappointing Season

Most people, if not everyone, appreciate a good joke. In sports, humor is often abundant and much of it is in good nature without a true victim. Then, there is the ironic humor that unfolded Sunday at Nationals Park when closer Jonathan Papelbon attempted to choke star outfielder Bryce Harper[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
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
RAMLOW: Playoffs Still Within Reach for Yankees

RAMLOW: Playoffs Still Within Reach for Yankees

The New York Yankees are locked in a tight battle with the Toronto Blue Jays for the American League East. Currently, they trail Toronto by 3 1/2 games in the East and are up three games in the AL Wild Card race. They have a .549 winning percentage and boast[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
IPPOLITO: NFL Must Improve Benefits for Players

IPPOLITO: NFL Must Improve Benefits for Players

As another Labor Day passes, another football season begins and another MLB playoff race takes shape, the stark labor disparities in sports should be worth noting. All four of the major sports can see careers end instantaneously, but not all athletes would be guaranteed of the same post-career benefits. As[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns