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Foote: Red Sox Must Find Solution for Ramirez’s Woes

Foote: Red Sox Must Find Solution for Ramirez’s Woes

A week ago, Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington was relieved from his duties with the team and was replaced by former Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski. With the team in last place for the third time in four years despite a $167 million payroll, Dombrowski certainly has[Read More…]

by August 29, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
FOOTE: Anticipating 2015 NFL Storylines

FOOTE: Anticipating 2015 NFL Storylines

It’s everybody’s favorite time of year again: football season. The return of football must be a breath of fresh air for many as last year’s season was so unpredictable, for both off- and on-the-field reasons; the best player in the league missed 15 games due to a suspension because he[Read More…]

by August 21, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FOOTE: New Contenders Excite in MLB Playoff Race

FOOTE: New Contenders Excite in MLB Playoff Race

For years, the MLB playoffs have been pretty vanilla. In the American League, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees have always had their success. The Los Angeles Angels have been consistently good, and the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers put together a few seasons in which they[Read More…]

by August 13, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
FOOTE: Fantasy Football Offers Excitement to Sports Fans

FOOTE: Fantasy Football Offers Excitement to Sports Fans

It’s August, and if you’re a sports fan in the United States between the ages of 15 and 50, there’s a good chance that August means only one thing: the start of fantasy football. The games don’t start until September, but August is when fantasy football team managers can take[Read More…]

by August 6, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
FOOTE: Pedro Martinez Was One of the Greatest Ever

FOOTE: Pedro Martinez Was One of the Greatest Ever

This past weekend, Pedro Martinez was officially inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. The fiery, light-hearted righty from the Dominican Republic played for five teams in his career: the Dodgers, the Expos (now the Nationals), the Red Sox, the Mets and the Phillies. Over a 17-year career[Read More…]

by July 31, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
FOOTE: Trout, Harper Rivalry Captivates Baseball World

FOOTE: Trout, Harper Rivalry Captivates Baseball World

Throughout the years, numerous great athletes have sprouted from the world of sports. They have won championships and broken records, but more than anything, these athletes entertain. They charm fans with their charisma, mesmerize others with their confidence and, no matter the outcome, keep fans on the edge of their[Read More…]

by July 23, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
FOOTE: Deflate-gate Proves Unworthy of Discussion

FOOTE: Deflate-gate Proves Unworthy of Discussion

So, here it is. Another piece on Tom Brady. Another article on the Patriots. Another column on the ineptitude of Roger Goodell. I know that at this point you are proclaiming that enough is enough, but there is no reason to be worried. It’s almost over. The rumor around the[Read More…]

by July 16, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
FOOTE: USWNT’s Triumph Bodes Well for American Soccer

FOOTE: USWNT’s Triumph Bodes Well for American Soccer

A few weeks back, I wrote a piece about the progress of soccer in the United States of America (“American Soccer is on the Rise,” The Hoya, June 18, 2015, online). In the article, I touched on the recent success of the men’s national team, both on the youth and[Read More…]

FOOTE: Paying Student Athletes is Unrealistic

FOOTE: Paying Student Athletes is Unrealistic

Money. It’s the most influential, important aspect of society, and just as in the rest of the world, it has an enormous influence on college sports. The NCAA brings in nearly $1 billion in revenue annually. But with that money comes huge controversy. The NCAA isn’t like normal corporations, where[Read More…]

by July 2, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
FOOTE: NBA Should Not Eliminate Intentional Fouls

FOOTE: NBA Should Not Eliminate Intentional Fouls

The 2015 NBA Playoffs just wrapped up, with the Golden State Warriors taking home the championship. Their run to the title, powered by Stephen Curry’s exceptional shooting stroke and Andre Iguodala’s veteran play, made for great television but was hardly the biggest story of the playoffs. If you only tuned[Read More…]

by June 25, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns