1. Four Games in December: The Line Between Winning and Losing in the NFL

    Being a New York Jets fan, your writer understands the value of winning (or not winning) late-season games in the National Football League. This is very evident in the NFL, particularly when it comes to the Jets, but also critical for all teams...

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  2. Disaster in New York: Jets Disappoint Again

    If one were to casually glace at teams this year in the National Football League, one could do much worse than the New York Jets. On face of it, the Jets were a very respectable 9-7...

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  3. Open Mic: Retirement: A Four-Letter Word?

    Retirement, for those of us in civilian life, is a stage of life that one attends after decades of hard work. One can imagine time with the grandchildren, trips abroad, leisurely reading, or even a hobby...

    Andrew Stevens Written by Andrew Stevens about 6 years ago 275 reads 2 comments

  4. Open Mic: What is a Sport?

    Sport, according to thefreedictionary.com, is defined as “…physical activity that is governed by a set of rules or customs and often engaged in competitively…” Meanwhile, ...

    Andrew Stevens Written by Andrew Stevens about over 6 years ago 2,577 reads 3 comments

  5. Open Mic: Joe DiMaggio, New England Patriots the Best, Worst

    Sports are about numbers and how they relate to wins and losses. Hits, home runs, strikeouts, wins, losses, goals, yards gained, penalty time, etc...

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  6. Open Mic: Sports in Black and White

    Few topics provoke more emotional responses that those regarding race and race-relations. As much as the United States would like to pretend otherwise, race is as part of American life as apple pie and baseball...

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  7. English Premier League: No English Need Apply?

    For some time now there has been much negativity surrounding the dominant status of the English Premier League...

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  8. Open-Mic: The Best and the Worst of Sports Officiating

    On television, in front of a large crowd, a man is being berated with curses, threats of bodily harm, and accused of the gravest atrocities. He bears all of this with the stoic calm of one who is immune to criticism...

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  9. Mets, Yankees: Panic and Underperformance in New York

    It's a month into the season and you would think the plague, or some similarly catastrophic event, had hit in Queens and the Bronx. Both baseball teams have underperformed, and both have demanding ownerships and rabid fan bases...

    Andrew Stevens Written by Andrew Stevens about over 6 years ago 657 reads 1 comments

  10. Sports: A Distraction

    Why do we care about sports? Regardless of what sport we like, whether it's golf or baseball or futbol, we care about sports. We are passionate about teams, jerseys, players. Sports are as much a part of life as eating and drinking...

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  11. Champions League Final

    The Champions League Final is set: Manchester United will be taking on Chelsea for the title in Moscow on May 21st. There has been much gnashing of teeth from Madrid to Moscow about these ...

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