David Wright likely to miss Opening Day with shoulder injury

David Wright likely to miss Opening Day with shoulder injury

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017


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The New York Mets announced Tuesday that their captain, third baseman David Wright, will miss several weeks with an impingement in his right shoulder according to MLB.com. It is highly unlikely that Wright will start on Opening Day. After a rough and painful week of practice, Wright told manager...

Reigning BPL Champions fire FIFA Coach of the Year

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

March 4, 2017


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Leicester City Football Club, who won the Barclays Premier League last year at 5,000-to-1 odds, are no strangers to surprises. Last week the team surprised Premier League fans all over the world yet again by sacking their manager, Claudio Ranieri, effectively killing off their fairytale storyline that...

Sidney Crosby gets 1000th point

Sidney Crosby gets 1000th point

Alex Restauri, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


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Two league MVP's, one Conn Smythe, and two Stanley Cups later, Sidney Crosby records his 1,000th point on Thursday, February 16th. The entire league was watching when the Winnipeg Jets came to the Steel City to play the Penguins in what should have been a regular season game. The reality is that the...

March Madness is almost upon America

March Madness is almost upon America

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


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March is nearing, and America is preparing for perhaps three of the best sports weeks of the year. It is almost time for the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament, more commonly referred to as March Madness. This year’s 68-team tournament will field many of the household powers, but some new...

Wieters, Nats agree to two-year deal

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


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According to ESPN,  the Washington Nationals signed four-time All-Star catcher Matt Wieters to a two-year, $21 million deal on Tuesday; it was a bargain. Besides Carlos Santana and Russell Martin, as a catcher, Wieters has hit the most home runs since 2009 (117). Wilson Ramos, the Nationals' catcher...

2017 Pirates: McCutchen moves to right, Marte takes over in center

2017 Pirates: McCutchen moves to right, Marte takes over in center

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


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Clint Hurdle announced on Saturday that there will be some changes in outfield positioning for the 2017 season. Andrew McCutchen will be moved from center field to right field. Starling Marte will take over center field, and Gregory Polanco will be moving over to left. According to MLB.com, Andrew...

SB51: Falcons vs Patriots

SB51: Falcons vs Patriots

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


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The stage is set for the fifty-first annual National Football League’s Super Bowl. In Houston’s NRG Stadium, the New England Patriots will meet the Atlanta Falcons in what will presumably be an instant classic, potentially headlined by an offensive shootout. The New England Patriots, the champions...

Penguins win crazy game against the Capitals

Alex Restauri, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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On Monday January 16, the Pittsburgh Penguins faced off against the number 1 seed Washington Capitals. Absolutely no one was expecting the up and down game that might just go down as the best game played this season. Coming into this Monday matinee, the Capitals were on their season high 9 game winning...

The newest rivalry: Cleveland vs Golden State

The newest rivalry: Cleveland vs Golden State

Luke Henne, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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In sports, what defines a rivalry? Some factors would include geographical proximity, pure hatred for the opposing team, and past meetings in competitions where stakes are at their peak, such as a playoff meeting. Look around professional sports, and rivalries are everywhere. In the Nationa...

Aaron Rodgers is the league’s MVP and here’s why

Aaron Rodgers is the league’s MVP and here’s why

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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Even if you aren’t a fan of the Packers and Aaron Rodgers, you have to give the Packers’ quarterback credit for his superhuman-like abilities on the football field. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers took on the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday for the Divisional Game. Green Bay came out on top, 34-31. Mason Crosby ki...

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