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Jeremy Brown feared failure. He may have feared success even more. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: 60 Feet Over the Fence

December 4, 2019

If you’re a baseball fan, you may be familiar with “Moneyball,” the 2003 book and its accompanying 2011 film. One of the most poignant scenes in each revolves around an out-of-shape minor-league...

Daniel Jones (above) and Sam Darnold could be the futures of their teams. (Courtesy of Flickr)

The Giants & Jets: A Tough Game to Watch

November 13, 2019

The 2019 National Football League (NFL) season in the New York area has made it almost impossible to be enthusiastic or even care about football. Playing in the same region, the same city and even the...

The Golden State Warriors find themselves in unfamiliar territory early on this season. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: Warriors, Come out to Tank …

November 6, 2019

Author Krishna Udayasankar once said, “No empire lasts forever, no dynasty continues unbroken.” In the last five years, the Golden State Warriors omnipotently held the rest of the NBA in a collective...

MLB umpires have struggled this postseason, leading to credibility questions. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: Major League Baseball’s Major Crisis

October 30, 2019

Major League Baseball’s (MLB) umpires are under more scrutiny than ever, and rightfully so. The improved technology and proliferation of instant replay over the past decade have exposed flaws in some...

With the Nationals going to the World Series, we shouldn’t forget what came before. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: The Expos: A Baseball Story

October 16, 2019

By the time you read this article, the Washington Nationals might have clinched a spot in the 2019 World Series by defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship Series and winning...

Former Football Star Anthony Coyle Drafted in XFL

October 16, 2019

Former Fordham offensive lineman Anthony Coyle, who played for the Rams from 2014–17, has found a new home in the game. Coyle was drafted in the 14th round of Tuesday night’s XFL Draft by the New...

Dwayne Haskins may not succeed in Washington, and that may not be his fault. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: The Space Between

October 9, 2019

For the ninth time since 2000, the Washington Redskins are rearranging the deck chairs on the NFL’s equivalent of the Titanic. Jay Gruden is out after just over five years of mediocrity and ultimate...

Is Albert Pujols better off retiring considering his progressive decline in Los Angeles? (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: A Machine on its Last Legs

October 2, 2019

On the night of Sept. 19, I found myself in front of my laptop, working somewhat scrupulously on class assignments. Always looking for a reason to procrastinate, I turned my television on. I began by checking...

Rangers fans can take solace in the face that not all is lost from the last 10 years. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: The 2010’s New York Rangers: An (Almost) Lost Decade

September 25, 2019

With the exception of the Yankees, being born into a family that roots for New York sports teams is not something I would wish upon anyone. My poor father has been a fan of the New York Rangers since his ...

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson is one of the most aggressive coaches in the NFL, and the results speak for themselves. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: Four-Down Territory

September 18, 2019

It is no secret that in sports, most coaches and managers would rather follow the herd. In basketball, teams trudged their way through 84–82 games until a coach like Don Nelson pioneered a run-and-gun...

Serena Williams endured another disappointing grand slam final loss at the US Open. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Overtime: Serena’s Quest for 25 Is In Jeopardy… And It Isn’t Her Fault

September 11, 2019

Women's Tennis is in the best place it has been in a long time, and that may spell trouble for Serena Williams.

Daniel Jones is the Giants’ quarterback of the future. Many are unhappy about it.(Courtesy of Flickr)

The Giants and Daniel Jones

May 1, 2019

Daniel Jones was drafted by the Giants with the sixth pick in last week's draft, and the decision is drawing ire from most of the team's fans.

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