1. 2012 New York Mets Proving Why Its Fun Again to Root for the Orange and Blue

    There is nothing more depressing in all of professional sports than meaningless September baseball. Think about it. Playing in front of vast stadiums lined with empty seat after empty seat...

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  2. New York Mets OF Andres Torres Premieres Documentary About Struggle with ADHD

    At 6:30 a.m. this past Monday morning, New York Mets center fielder, Andres Torres wasn't at home resting in preparation for his team's game against the rival Philadelphia Phillies on that Memorial Day afternoon...

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  3. New York Mets: Ya Gotta Believe, 5 Reasons Why NY Will Make the Playoffs

    With the Mets ' opening series sweep over the Atlanta Braves , much of the negative perception surrounding them (mainly from their own fanbase) has turned into somewhat cautious optimism...

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  4. Ivy League Basketball Preview: Harvard Leads Charge into Conference Play

    Last year the Ivy League saw one of its most exciting seasons come down to the final shot. This year, the expectation for excitement is no less as the Ancient Eight has one of its deepest conferences ever heading into its first weekend this Friday...

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  5. Columbia Basketball Continues Improbable Run as Ivy League Play Begins

    The season looked as if it was over before it had really even begun. With just over five minutes remaining in the second game of the year, the Lions held a slim advantage over Furman at home...

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  6. Fordham Basketball Continues Return to Prominence After Upset of No. 21 Harvard

    It's been a long time since Fordham has been good. Heck, it's been a long time since they haven't been bad...

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  7. Columbia vs. Connecticut: Lions Open Against Defending National Champions

    The Columbia Lions will board up the bus and head up to Connecticut, trying to pull off the upset of the century as they take on the defending national champions in their first game on Friday...

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  8. The Greatest Rivalries in Tennis History

    Every major tournament starts out the same; 128 men and women all battling to become the champion. Throughout the two weeks racquets are broken, dreams are crushed, careers are made, and exciting upsets capture the fans' hearts...

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  9. US Open Tennis 2011 Bracket: 5 Big Upsets You Won't See Coming

    The U.S. Open finally opened it's gates to the 128 men and 128 women, all vying to become the next Grand Slam champion. On Monday, every player started out equal, the score 0-0. When the dust had settled, many had been eliminated, their run over...

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  10. Former Tennis Great Jim Courier Talks Tennis in Interview at Charity Event

    On Wednesday afternoon, former tennis great and current U.S. Davis Cup Captain, Jim Courier took time out of his day to go down to Rockefeller Center in New York City to give some ...

    Sam  Blum Written by Sam Blum about 3 years ago 801 reads 1 comments

  11. HSBC Bank Brings Taste of Wimbledon to New York's Rockefeller Center

    When you think of New York City, you think of a city that is fast-paced. One where everyone is trying to get somewhere and will stop at nothing to get there. It is the Big Apple, "the city that never sleeps"...

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  12. Simply Amazin': 5 Reasons Why Mets Manager Terry Collins Is Best in Baseball

    Coming into 2011, expectations were about as low as they could be for the Mets , five seasons removed from their 2006 NLCS run. Around New York, the team was a joke. Experts were picking the team to a fourth place finish, maybe 70-75 wins...

    Sam  Blum Written by Sam Blum about 3 years ago 382 reads 9 comments

  13. French Open 2011: Insight and Analysis into Men's Main Draw

    The announcing of the draw for a Grand Slam tennis tournament is one of the best parts of the whole experience. Everything and everyone is at 0-0. It's untouched, no scores, no numbers...

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  14. MLB Opening Day: 10 Reasons Why the New York Mets Will Make the Postseason

    You probably read the headline and thought, "Wow, this guy is some delusional Mets fan." Well, I'm not going to lie to you, that is 100 percent true...

    Sam  Blum Written by Sam Blum about over 3 years ago 3,169 reads 55 comments

  15. Final Four 2011: The Five Biggest Winners and Losers of the Tournament

    There is no doubt that this tournament has been one of the best in the history of college basketball. So many close games; so many moments of jubilation, along with the saddening moments of defeat...

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  16. 2011 NCAA Tournament Live Blog: Top Seeds, Cinderella's Featured Friday

    Hey everyone! Tonight the final Sweet Sixteen matchups will take place. The schedule goes as follows: Newark, NJ 7:15—No. 11 Marquette vs. No. 2 UNC APPROX 9:45—No...

    Sam  Blum Written by Sam Blum about over 3 years ago 218 reads 2 comments

  17. NCAA Tournament 2011: Jamie Dixon, Pitt's Loss Proves Big East Isn't Superior

    The difference in the game may have been just a small foul on the wrist by Pittsburgh forward Nasir Robinson, yet it is the final score that may have a much larger effect on the landscape of college basketball...

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  18. LIU Blackbirds Play UNC Tarheels in Charlotte for First Round of NCAA Tournament

    "I thought we should have been a 13 [seed] maybe and then no lower than a 14. I thought we should have gotten a little bit more respect than that...

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  19. Princeton Buzzer Beater Gives Them NCAA Tournament Berth in Win over Harvard

    In 100 years of Harvard basketball, the Crimson had never once won the Ivy Championship, and despite winning a share of it this year, they will have to wait at least another season before having their chance to get to the NCAA tournament...

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  20. LIU Blackbirds Defeat Robert Morris To Claim NEC Championship and NCAA Bid

    It was hard to tell if the water coming from the face of LIU coach Jim Ferry was that of sweat or of tears. In all likelihood it was a mixture of both...

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  21. LIU Blackbirds Need a Victory Over Robert Morris to Claim NEC Crown

    The LIU Blackbirds aren't your typical team. They are the sixth-highest scoring team in the country, yet the highest scoring player on their team only averages 13.1 ppg...

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  22. Big East Basketball Tournament 2011: Five Teams That Will Surprise You

    The Big East Tournament At Madison Square Garden is widely regarded as the most anticipated in all of College Basketball. All 16 teams make their way to New York, all of them with something to gain...

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  23. Fordham Basketball Snaps 41-Game Atlantic-10 Losing Streak After Win over UMass

    It was the final game of the season. Their last chance to get that elusive conference victory, their first since January 28th, 2009 when the Rams defeated St. Bonaventure by seven on the road...

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  24. Princeton Can Punch First NCAA Tournament Ticket with Win at Harvard

    The Ivy League may not play a conference tournament. But it sure doesn't get much better than this. After winning last night on the road at Dartmouth (1-12), Princeton (11-1) ...

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  25. Fordham Basketball's Future Still Promising Despite Another Rough Season

    After Fordham beat what is now a 15th nationally ranked St. John's team on their home court back in December, people were proclaiming the resurgence of Fordham basketball...

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