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Baseball Brouhaha – A-Rod Hits Historic Homer; Yankees Want a Do-Over

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Maybe the Yankees don’t want to acknowledge that he hit that homerun officially, but they are gladly accepting the win over the Boston Red Sox that it provided. This is most certainly hypocrisy at its worst. Read More »

Tommy John Surgery – Three Words No MLB Pitcher Wants to Hear

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Back in 1974 when Los Angeles pitcher Tommy John had a 13-3 record before hurting his elbow, who could have guessed that the surgery Dr. Frank Jobe performed on him would save his career? More importantly, this surgery, which repairs the ulnar collateral ligament in the medial elbow by replacing it with a tendon from another part of the patient’s ... Read More »

World Cup 2014 – The Family That Cheers Together

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We are finally watching the same thing on TV as a family and enjoying every minute of the action. Read More »

Flash Fiction – Three Olives

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I look at the drink, the olives staring up at me like three miniature eyeballs. Read More »

Lost Championship Game – Why Losing Can Sometimes Be Better Than Winning

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Being a good winner is always easy, but being a good loser builds character and makes you stronger. Read More »

Major League Baseball’s Biogenesis Scandal – Out for Justice or Blood?

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We are once again faced with scandal and the notion that the great American game is not so pure and wonderful as we want it to be. Read More »

The Boys of Summer Have to Get Through Spring Training First

We are all young again from the moment we hear “pitchers and catchers” until that first pitch on Opening Day. Read More »

R.A. Dickey Wins the NL Cy Young Award – The Best Story in Sports This Year

Dickey’s story is not just a Mets story, but one for all sports fans, for it transcends team glory and becomes a lesson in perseverance and human dignity. Read More »

Are the Mets Ready to End the Season for Johan Santana?

With nothing riding on this season, the Mets should approach Santana and ask him to go quietly into that good night. Read More »

Night of the Living Dread: Mets Fan Turns Into Dodger Zombie When LA Comes to Town

He was rooting for the team that broke his heart and against the team that had come along and saved him. Read More »