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    Hall of fame or hall of shame? Baseball’s greats break the rules

    After the Alex Rodriguez scandal of last weekend, many are questioning if anybody was clean from the steroid era of baseball. Furthermore, who should be in the Hall of Fame? Those with the best statistics or those who were never caught? This writer looked at the numbers and the steroid evidence from 1990 to 2003 […]

    Detroit Pistons Basketball changes lineup in trade for Nugget Allen Iverson

    This past Tuesday, the people of the United States of America voted for change and went with Barack Obama as President. The day before, Joe Dumars and the staff of the Detroit Pistons voted to shake up their core by trading team leader and point guard Chauncey Billups to the Denver Nuggets for Allen Iverson. […]

    Celtics return home to Boston to celebrate championship with win

    “We Love Ya, Paul!” The words rang out from the balcony as Paul Pierce gave a heartfelt thank you speech to the loyal Celtics fans that came out Tuesday night to celebrate a championship. When Bob Cousy retired, the silence of the ceremony was broken with the same words. Bill Russell got the phrase as […]

    Red Sox fans abandon team

    Last week, the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the defending champion Boston Red Sox in a dramatic 7 game ALCS. The Rays set a playoff record with 16 home runs in a series, shattering Boston’s record of 12 in the 2003 ALCS. Yet this wasn’t the big story. The Red Sox fans deserted their team. In […]

    Yankee Stadium Prepares for Final Game

    Bob Shawkey. The Cathedral of New York Sports opened in 1923 with a pitch by that man, so it is only fitting this article starts with him. Since 1923, Yankee Stadium has hosted the New York Yankees, one of the most successful teams in baseball history. The Stadium has also held numerous other sporting events […]

    With Brady gone, Patriot fans turn to Matt Cassel

    It has been 111 games since we last saw the New England Patriots start a game without Tom Brady as the starting quarterback. Following this past Sunday’s devastating injury to Brady, Patriots fans are going to get used to Brady’s replacement. This man is Matt Cassel. So let’s meet Matt Cassel. Perhaps Patriots fans will […]

    A Ray of hope in Tampa Bay

    Last November, the Tampa Bay Rays introduced a new nickname, new uniforms, and a promise for new winning ways. This November, the Rays may be introducing something else: a trophy to St. Petersburg. When this month was ushered in, the perennial cellar dwellers had the best record in the majors and had gone from fluke […]

    NBA playoff look: Dominant Celtics with strong chance to win Championship

    This Saturday, the wait is over. The NBA playoffs begin. This year there are many questions. Which team will come out of the strong West? Is this the year of Kobe? Is it time to end a 20+ year drought and bring the NBA Championship back to Boston? Since Day One, the Eastern Conference has […]

    Riley, Ewing, Olajuwon, four others elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

    This past Monday, the Basketball Hall of Fame announced seven new members to be inducted this September. The cast of the seven to be enshrined may be one of the deepest in recent memory. The seven are Pat Riley, Patrick Ewing, Hakeem Olajuwon, Dick Vitale, Adrian Dantley, Bill Davidson, and Cathy Rush. Pat Riley enters […]

    NHL playoff preview: Bruins face daunting task against top seed Canadians

    It’s April, which means it’s time for warmer weather and sunny skies. Well, everywhere but in 16 arenas in North America, where the hockey season is getting colder for the playoffs. Sixteen teams, spread out from Boston to San Jose and from Washington to Calgary, will fight for Lord Stanley’s Cup and bragging rights for […]