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History Made at the US Open

History Made at the US Open

Nick Miata, National Sports Writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

This year’s US Open, held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, brought with it a very historical preface: Serena Williams, ranked number one in the world, was attempting to win a calendar Grand Slam, a feat in which every major tennis tournament is won in a single year. Coming...

New York Baseball Teams Both Probable Postseason Chances in 2015

New York Baseball Teams Both Probable Postseason Chances in 2015

Clifford Sweezey, Sports Editor

September 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

With the 2015 Major League Baseball season winding down, fans are starting to see which of the 30 teams have a legitimate chance of extending their season to October and having a shot at winning the World Series. Fortunately for us New Yorkers, both of our professional baseball teams have postseason...

Should College Athletes Be Paid?

Should College Athletes Be Paid?

Ilana Desmond, Sports Editor

May 15, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The issue of whether college athletes should be paid for their time and effort in playing a sport is a topic of controversy.  Some argue that being a student-athlete is a full-time job and therefore deserves a paycheck.  Others believe that student-athletes are already being paid their scholarship...

Baseball Hall Calls for Four New Members

Baseball Hall Calls for Four New Members

Clifford Sweezey, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


Filed under Sports

Not too long ago, the National Baseball Hall of Fame inducted four new members to its elite list of Hall of Famers. To be inducted, a player must receive a vote of 75 percent by the Writers Association, and must have obviously made his mark in the game of baseball. This year’s lucky inductees included left-handed pitcher Randy Johnson, right-handed pitchers Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz and infielder Craig Biggio.

MLB Offseason Gives Sub-Par Teams Playoff Hopes for Next Season

MLB Offseason Gives Sub-Par Teams Playoff Hopes for Next Season

Clifford Sweezey, Sports Editor

May 15, 2015


Filed under Sports

After the 2014 World Series, MLB general managers quickly began to wheel and deal players and sign big name free agents. Many of these players went to teams that played quite poorly in 2014. Here are a few teams you shouldn’t sleep on for a playoff spot next season: The Boston Red Sox—In the American ...

Offseason Moves in New York

Offseason Moves in New York

Nicholas Miata, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


Filed under Sports

As the offseason progresses, many Major League Baseball teams have been acquiring players and making deals in an attempt to better themselves for the approaching 2015 season. The goal of each team is to reach the postseason and win the World Series. When one thinks of the New York team with the best Series odd...

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