1. And the Walls Will Come Tumbling Down: Yankee Stadium's Future

    Three years ago, the Yankees announced their plans to build a new stadium across the street from the current one. Now, with the new stadium getting ready for its debut, the old one is going to be torn down...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 338 reads 2 comments

  2. What's It Gonna Take For North Carolina To Go All the Way?

    From the start of the NCAA tournament, North Carolina has been one of the heavy favorites to go all the way. They have talent, experience, a good bench, and Roy Williams—all good ingredients for a winning team...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 38 reads 0 comments

  3. World Baseball Classic: Team USA Departs Early...Again

    Sunday night, Japan defeated the US and the Americans found themselves out of the tournament and back in the training camps...again...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 143 reads 2 comments

  4. My First Fantasy Baseball Draft

    Friday night, I participated in my first fantasy baseball draft. For the last couple of years, I've been wanting to have a fantasy team, but for one reason or another, I never did...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 485 reads 4 comments

  5. Aaron Boone to Have Open-Heart Surgery

    Over the past couple of days, I've been involved in a lot of Yankee/Red Sox banter. It started when I had dinner with some Red Sox fans last weekend, and has continued on into this week...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 321 reads 4 comments

  6. Filling Out the NCAA Tournament Brackets... A Time-Honored Tradition

    From the time I was 11 years old, the North Carolina Tarheels have been my favorite college basketball team. Now most people from New Jersey that follow college basketball like Seton Hall, Rutgers, and St...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 586 reads 0 comments

  7. A Bet Over Dinner With Some Red Sox Fans

    Last night I had dinner with a few Red Sox fans. Yes, that's right. Sox fans. Naturally, the subject of the impending baseball season came up, and that's where things got interesting...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 122 reads 4 comments

  8. Let's Give Yankee Cody Ransom a Shot

    Alex Rodriguez will not be the starting third baseman for the New York Yankees on Opening Day. A-Rod had arthroscopic surgery on his hip a few days ago and is expected to be out until May...

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  9. Team USA on a Mission at the World Baseball Classic

    Three years ago marked the inception of the World Baseball Classic. The concept was for teams around the world competing against each other for a few weeks in March, before the start of the regular season, to show who's really the best...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 182 reads 4 comments

  10. To Worry or Not to Worry About Jorge Posada's Shoulder?

    Saturday, Jorge Posada was the DH when the Yankees played against the Twins. Posada is seven months post-labrum shoulder surgery, and has said that his rehab is progressing very well...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 91 reads 4 comments

  11. Can We Get Back To Baseball, Please?

    Position players reported to spring training over a week ago, yet there is still a lot of buzz over Alex Rodriguez's press conference regarding his steroid use...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 77 reads 3 comments

  12. Why It Hurts So Much When Professional Athletes Let Us Down

    For those of us not fortunate to possess the skills and abilities to excel in professional sports, we idolize those who do.We wear their jerseys, mimic their moves, and want to be just like them...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 463 reads 16 comments

  13. Alex Rodriguez Adds His Name To The Steroid List

    Saturday morning reports came out saying that in 2003 Alex Rodriguez had tested positive for steroids. This was only a few days after the reports came out that Barry Bonds had tested positive in 2003 as well...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 143 reads 2 comments

  14. Enough With Barry Bonds Already

    This past week, reports have emerged that Barry Bonds tested positive multiple times for performance enhancing drugs in 2003...

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  15. The Pittsburgh Steelers Won the Super Bowl... So, Now What?

    It's been almost four days since the Pittsburgh Steelers became the 2009 Super Bowl champions. They've held and kissed the Lombardi trophy, partied it up in Tampa, attended the parade in Pittsburgh, and been given keys to the city...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 120 reads 2 comments

  16. Steelers LB James Harrison Is My Hero

    James Harrison is this year's Super Bowl Cinderella. Harrison was cut by the Steelers twice, went to Baltimore, got released and then came back to Pittsburgh. And last night, he made one of the most incredible plays in Super Bowl history...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 592 reads 1 comments

  17. Troy Polamalu: Armed & Dangerous

    If you saw Troy Polamalu walking down the street out of his Steeler uniform, he would appear to be a pretty friendly, gentle guy. Put him on the field in his uniform, and most of his opponents would say the sight of number 43 is anything but friendly...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 763 reads 1 comments

  18. Why Freedom of Speech Isn't So Popular in Sports

    Every citizen in the United States is entitled to free speech, meaning they reserve the right to express themselves, and their opinions—right? Wrong—it doesn't matter. Yet, in sports, speaking one's mind isn't necessarily well-received...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 190 reads 9 comments

  19. Why Tim Tebow and Tyler Hansbrough Are Smarter Than the Average Bear

    After Florida beat Oklahoma in the BCS championship, everyone wanted to know what offensive MVP Tim Tebow was going to do—go pro or finish out his college career. Tim Tebow had an answer real quick...

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  20. Giants Have Some Things to Think about This Offseason

    A few days have passed since the Giants lost to the Eagles, and I'm sure many things are running through their minds. When teams lose a game they feel they should have won, they start playing the "what if game...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 220 reads 0 comments

  21. Why the New York Giants Will Be Watching the NFC Championship on TV Next Week

    It's almost hard to believe that the Giants that played Sunday against Philly was the same team that played so well all season and claimed the number one seed in the NFC...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 171 reads 0 comments

  22. The Top 20 Sports Movies Ever

    Awhile back I was reading a list of the Top 20 Sports Movies Ever and I was stunned by the author leaving off "A League of Their Own" and the "Sandlot". I decided there and then that I would make my own list...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 868 reads 7 comments

  23. Andy Pettitte Needs to Just Accept the New York Yankees' Contract Already

    With a little more than a month to go before pitchers and catchers report for spring training, Andy Pettitte still hasn't accepted the Yankees' one year, $10 million offer. My question...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 749 reads 14 comments

  24. Peyton Manning Should Be the NFL MVP

    The NFL MVP hasn't been announced yet, but there is a lot of buzz over who should or shouldn't get it. The names being tossed around for the award are Philip Rivers, Chad Pennington, and Peyton Manning...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 147 reads 2 comments

  25. Are the New York Giants In Trouble Come the Playoffs?

    Everyone knows that the Giants went on one of the most incredible runs at the end of the season last year. Their final three games in the playoffs were some of the greatest games played, not to mention they were all on the road...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 379 reads 10 comments