1. NCAA East Region: Syracuse Finds the Right Zone for Win over Indiana

    Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim says he doesn ’t remember much about his final regular season Big East game at the Verizon Center...

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  2. Marquette's Perfect Storm Eliminates Miami from NCAA East Regional

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - For all the homecoming and warm fuzzy memories that University of Miami coach Jim Larranga has of the Verizon Center, it was Buzz Williams and Marquette that made it a night to remember...

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  3. Bill Belichick Embarrasses Patriots and NFL with CBS Postgame Interview Snub

    Never before in the history of American sports has there been a bigger disgrace to the coaching profession than Bill Belichick . Until Spygate, Belichick was on the Mount Rushmore of pro football’s greatest coaches...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about almost 2 years ago 1,385 reads 7 comments

  4. Maryland Cashes in ACC Tradition for Big Ten Conference Paycheck

    Maryland, my Maryland…what are you thinking? After six decades as one of the pillars in the foundation of the Atlantic Coast Conference, the University of Maryland athletic ...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 1,707 reads 11 comments

  5. 5 Things the New York Mets Can Learn from the Washington Nationals

    Historic playoff collapse aside, the Washington Nationals now officially set the pace in the National League east...

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  6. 2012 NLDS: How Nationals' Unconscionable Loss Will Devastate Franchise

    It was a historic season in Washington, punctuated by a historic collapse. Despite the best record in baseball and a division title, the Nationals must now live with the dubious ...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 1,084 reads 29 comments

  7. 2012 NLDS: Why Nationals' Game 5 Is About More Than the Stephen Strasburg Debate

    When the Washington Nationals ' Mike Rizzo and Davey Johnson chose to shut down Steven Strasburg for the postseason, they knew there were enough arms in the starting rotation to get deep into a series...

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  8. 2012 ALDS: New York Yankees Give Baltimore Orioles an October Lesson

    Contenders can stagger champions, while the guys with the belts deliver knockout blows. The Baltimore Orioles can stagger the New York Yankees , but they don’t have the big punch...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 1,042 reads 4 comments

  9. MLB Playoffs 2012: Why the Washington Nationals Are Facing Elimination

    Remaining steadfast to the curious notion that they could absorb the loss of Stephen Strasburg and still win the World Series, the Washington Nationals —who boast baseball’s ...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 1,818 reads 1 comments

  10. Why Stephen Strasburg's Absence Shouldn't Affect Washington's 'Favorites' Status

    Those who think the Washington Nationals are doomed without Stephen Strasburg may care to look at Game 1 of the National League Division Series as reason to believe they are now the favorites to win the pennant...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 1,620 reads 2 comments

  11. Orioles vs. Rangers: Will Huge Win Propel O's to ALDS Victory over Yankees?

    Who says a Buck doesn ’t go that far these days? In Baltimore, Buck Showalter continues to push all the right buttons, and now the Baltimore Orioles are heading ...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 988 reads 1 comments

  12. 6 Reasons Washington Nationals Success Is Bigger Deal Than Baltimore Orioles

    As the Washington Nationals soaked in the sweet taste of champagne following their National League east division title, it seemed that light years passed since Major League Baseball finally sold the team formerly known as the Montreal Expos to D...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 1,067 reads 2 comments

  13. 4 Reasons Why Washington Nationals' Gio Gonzalez Should Win NL Cy Young

    Until the 2012 MLB season, the words "Cy Young" hadn ’t been linked to Washington Nationals ace—that’s right, ace— Gio Gonzalez...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 1,873 reads 12 comments

  14. Why Gio and Zimmerman Will Help Nats Fans Forget About the Strasburg Shutdown

    The sentiment amongst most baseball observers that the Washington Nationals are doomed because they shutdown Steven Strasburg is selling the team, and especially the pitching staff, short heading into the postseason...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 304 reads 5 comments

  15. 5 Reasons the Washington Nationals Will Take Over DC Market from the Orioles

    In a transient town where baseball was lost for an entire generation, the Baltimore Orioles had the region now referred to as the DMV (D.C., Maryland and Virginia) on lockdown for over 30 years...

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  16. Machado Magic Swept Baltimore Orioles Past Tampa Rays into Series at Oakland A's

    About the only complaint the Baltimore Orioles could have after their sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays is that it took as long to get to Oakland as it did to win game three...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 517 reads 1 comments

  17. Baltimore Orioles Face Challenge from Tampa Bay Rays for AL Wild Card

    With 22 games left of the regular season, the Baltimore Orioles enjoy their place in the rear view mirror of the New York Yankees in the race for the AL Eastern crown...

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  18. Stephen Strasburg: Why the Nationals Can Still Win a Title Without Their Ace

    If the Washington Nationals don’t win the World Series this year, the excuse will have nothing to do with Steven Strasburg not pitching...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 450 reads 1 comments

  19. Baltimore Orioles Pull Even with New York Yankees for First Place Tie in AL East

    For the first time since 1997, the Baltimore Orioles find themselves atop the American League East in September...

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  20. MLB Playoffs: Will Stan Kasten's Los Angeles Dodgers Derail His Washington Nats?

    After laying the foundation for the Washington Nationals and the best record in Major League Baseball, Stan Kasten took his talents to Venice Beach as part of the consortium who bought the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Mark F. Gray Written by Mark F. Gray about 2 years ago 582 reads 6 comments

  21. How Do the Unorthodox Baltimore Orioles Keep Winning?

    As the Baltimore Orioles were capping a series win over the Detroit Tigers , the season was personified in nine innings...

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