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The Cubs Have Ruined Baseball

The Cubs Have Ruined Baseball

November 9, 2016

By Jack McLoone  Well everyone, it’s been fun. Time to pack it all up. The Cubs have won their first World Series since 1908, and baseball as we know it is through. Teaching baseball to a young kid for...

Time to Forgive Steve Bartman

October 26, 2016

By Matthew Michaels Sports fans understand the thrill of victory, the elusive and fleeting feeling that comes when the team you support comes out victorious. In sports, only one feeling is more intense ...

Baseball is More Alive Than Ever

Baseball is More Alive Than Ever

October 26, 2016

By Peter Valentino There has been a long-standing rumor that baseball is a “dying sport” and that rumor has had some credibility in the past. Pitching dominated the sport from the late 90s up until last year, and...

Time to Reward the Best

Time to Reward the Best

October 26, 2016

By Drew Casey  As the 2016 World Series continues, it’s time to change the way home field advantage is determined for the annual Fall Classic. Despite dominating the early rounds of this year’s playo...

Two Spectacular Shortstops

Two Spectacular Shortstops

October 26, 2016

By Sam Belden  The World Series gets underway this week, and the degree to which the two combatant teams resemble each other is remarkable. Both represent Midwestern cities. Both will be fighting to raise th...

A Cubs-Indians World Series is Destiny

A Cubs-Indians World Series is Destiny

October 19, 2016

By Peter Valentino No matter what happens from here on out, the World Series will be entertaining. None of the four remaining teams have won a title in at least 23 years, and the last time one of these teams made the Wor...

Long Gone: Papi Walks Off

October 19, 2016

By Brendan O'Connell After being swept by the Cleveland Indians last week in the American League Divisional Series, the Boston Red Sox’s turnaround season came to a screeching halt. Though the best offense in baseball c...

What We Forgot

What We Forgot

October 19, 2016

By Jack McLoone In the Major League Baseball season, there are two separate yet equally important types of storylines: the pre-and-early season ones, which dominate the first few months, and the ones that cl...

Review: “The Old Ball Game”

Review: “The Old Ball Game”

October 19, 2016

By Sam Belden Located in a dimly lit hallway in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Wing, “The Old Ball Game” is small in size but epic in scope. The exhibition, comprised mostly of small vintage bas...

Overtime: On Tito and Theo

Overtime: On Tito and Theo

October 18, 2016

By Pat Costello The 2004 Boston Red Sox miraculous post-season run culminated with an 86-year-old, curse-breaking World Series victory. Due to the nature of the situation, many people tend to forget just ...

How Good is Terry Collins

How Good is Terry Collins

October 4, 2016

By Peter Valentino Should Terry Collins win manager of the year this season? While Collins doesn’t have the rings to show for it, he has managed to take his team from the bottom of the barrel to the ...

The Shot Heard ‘Round the World

October 4, 2016

By Pat Costello The MLB postseason delivers iconic moments every year, some so important they live on in baseball lore for generations. However, one moment was so important and shocking that it shares a name...

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