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I’m not a political writer. Never have been, never wanted to be. I write about sports, having first started as a high school sophomore signed up for Journalism elective class, continuing into my collegiate days as Sports Editor of The Carroll News and into my first professional job as a collegiate Sports Information Director. Between all … Continue reading

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Yankees bolster bullpen with Chapman trade

After spending much of this off-season watching from the dugout, the Yankees made their most significant off-season splash on Monday night as they traded four minor-leaguers for Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman. A 27-year-old lefty flamethrower, Chapman is quite simply the hardest throwing pitcher in MLB history. Need proof? Of the 50 fastest pitches thrown … Continue reading

Embrace the inevitable: Baseball season is back

At the close of every baseball season, I take some time to brace for the upcoming winter weather. Like most people, I can’t stand winter weather. I hate it. Despise it. Having grown up in Rochester and attended school in Cleveland, it’s safe to say that I’ve dealt with more than enough New York and … Continue reading