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Pay Attention to Francis Tiafoe

Pay Attention to Francis Tiafoe

April 25, 2017

By Pat Costello Frances Tiafoe won the ATP Challenger Tour event in Sarasota, FL this past weekend. The highlight of his tournament was when one of his matches was interrupted by a couple getting intimate at nearby ho...

Not-So-Unlucky 13th

Not-So-Unlucky 13th

April 11, 2017

By Pat Costello Sergio Garcia was dead. When he hooked his tee shot left, over Rae’s Creek and under a bush, that should have been the end of his hope of winning. He was forced to take a drop on the pinestraw, punc...

Hat On, No Wait, Hat Off

Hat On, No Wait, Hat Off

March 28, 2017

By Pat Costello One of the weird traditions that has arisen in the last few decades is for athletes to receive a hat and a t-shirt after winning a big game. For example, immediately following each NCAA tea...

Are You Not Entertained?

Are You Not Entertained?

February 21, 2017

By Pat Costello “Are we so different, you and I?” Commodus asked this of Maximus in Gladiator prior to their epic duel. This question is very fitting when comparing the 2016 Dunk Contest to the 2017 Dunk Contest. Were they so d...

The Truth Beats Fiction

The Truth Beats Fiction

February 7, 2017

By Pat Costello It was the ending that every Boston fan wanted to experience and a poetic ending for the man who has brought them so much joy in his storied career. It was truly elation in its purest form. When the game wa...

The Dark Nets Rising

The Dark Nets Rising

January 24, 2017

By Pat Costello The buzz surrounding the New York Knicks coming into this season was at an incredible level. The newly acquired Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah were going to be the saviors of basketball in the Big A...

Luke Walton for Coach of the Year

Luke Walton for Coach of the Year

December 6, 2016

By Pat Costello The Coach of the Year Award doesn’t always go to the best coach, but rather to the coach of the best team. Last year, Steve Kerr inexplicably won the award after missing over half of ...

Aquatic Rams Finish Fourth at Bucknell

Aquatic Rams Finish Fourth at Bucknell

December 7, 2016

By Pat Costello The aquatic Rams returned to the pool last weekend for the Bucknell Invitational. Both the men’s and women’s teams came in fourth place out of nine teams in the competition. “The best part o...

Knicks Take Notes from Nets

Knicks Take Notes from Nets

November 15, 2016

By Pat Costello  New York fans are well aware that the Knicks acquired Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah to come to the assistance of Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis. The fan base was tossed into a tug-of-war of em...

Women’s Soccer Falls in First Round, 2-1

Women’s Soccer Falls in First Round, 2-1

November 9, 2016

By Pat Costello  The women’s soccer team finished its season last Thursday in heartbreaking fashion. After the normally impenetrable Department of Defense allowed a 15th minute goal to slip through, the Rams faced an uphill battle against a formidable George Maso...

Overtime: On Joel Embiid

Overtime: On Joel Embiid

November 9, 2016

By Pat Costello  Sixers fans have not had much to get excited about during the past few years. The Sam Hinkie Era was years of horrible basketball in the hopes of striking gold in the NBA Draft. Season after s...

What’s Wrong with the NFL?

What’s Wrong with the NFL?

November 2, 2016

By Pat Costello The NFL has hit a rough patch lately, with viewership shrinking every week as the season progresses. The quick and easy response when this topic is brought up is that the World Series, NHL and NBA are ...

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