1. Celebrating the Best Sports Moments of 2008

    2008 saw many exciting moments in sports by individuals and teams alike. In a year where the economy was down and people's way of life changed drastically, there were sports to lift them up...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 136 reads 6 comments

  2. Celebrating the Best Sports Moments of 2008

    2008 saw many exciting moments in sports by individuals and teams alike. In a year where the economy was down and people's way of life changed drastically, there were sports to lift them up...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 19 reads 0 comments

  3. If You Want to Compete in the AL East, You Better Have Good Pitching or Else

    The AL East is a highly competitive division. That's not to say that the other divisions don't have competition amongst each other, but year after year the AL East is right in the middle of the playoff race...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about over 5 years ago 116 reads 4 comments

  4. How the NY Yankees Fell from Grace, Part Four: Where Has All the Pitching Gone?

    The first three parts of this series covered how the failure to re-sign Tino Martinez after the 2001 season, the signing of Jason Giambi, and the lack of clubhouse chemistry have all been factors ...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 308 reads 7 comments

  5. How The Yankees Fell From Grace Part Three: Lack Of Clubhouse Chemistry

    One of the most underrated elements of a team is the chemistry that exists within the clubhouse. Athletes are temperamental beings and if there is even one thing that off sets the delicate balance that they operate under their play can be affected...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 183 reads 11 comments

  6. How the NY Yankees Fell from Grace, Part Two: The Signing of Jason Giambi

    Part One covered how the failure to resign Tino Martinez after the 2001 season is one of the many reasons why the Yankees have been unable to win a World Series...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 340 reads 5 comments

  7. How The Yankees Fell From Grace Part One: Letting Tino Martinez Go After 2001

    It has been eight long years since the Yankees won a World Series. The last time they reached the fall classic was 2003, and every year since then they have been sent home early...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 663 reads 13 comments

  8. Where Has the Indianapolis Colts' Offense Disappeared To?

    It wasn't so long ago that I would look at a box score from the Colts game and see that they scored 44 points on any given Sunday. Other times, it might be 38 or 41 or 30...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 414 reads 0 comments

  9. A New York Football Showdown...A Giants/Jets SuperBowl Becoming a Reality

    Not every city is fortunate enough to be represented by two teams in the same sport. L.A. has the Dodgers and the Angels. Chicago has the Cubs and the White Sox. New York has the Yankees and Mets...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 360 reads 0 comments

  10. We'll Miss You Moose: Mike Mussina Announces Retirement After 18 Seasons

    It happens all the time in sports. An athlete holds on to the game longer than they should have and ends up being forced into retirement because of injuries or just not being able to hack it anymore...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 542 reads 7 comments

  11. The 2008 American League All-Star Pitching Staff

    To follow up on the National League All-Star Pitching Staff, here is the 2008 American League All-Star Pitching Staff...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 314 reads 2 comments

  12. The 2008 National League All-Star Pitching Staff

    Now that the 2008 baseball season has come to a close, and spring training is three months away, it's time to take a look back on the season that was...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 301 reads 6 comments

  13. A Repeat of the 2006 AFC Championship Matchup...Not Likely

    On Jan. 15, 2006, I was sitting on the couch with my dad watching the Colts and Steelers battle it out for a spot in the Super Bowl. I wasn't really rooting one way or the other since I happen to like both teams and both quarterbacks a lot...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 242 reads 2 comments

  14. The Colts & Pats: Best Match-Up Of The Decade? Not This Year

    For the past decade the match up between the Colts and Pats has been highly regarded. Brady. Manning. Enough said. Both are MVPs, Super Bowl champions, and Pro-Bowl quarterbacks. When these two teams play, all eyes are usually on these two guys...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  15. Getting Your Money's Worth: When Trades Work Out

    Hindsight is 20/20. If most people had a crystal ball and could see how things turn out, they might alter their decisions. This holds particularly true in sports...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 153 reads 0 comments

  16. Cinderella Men: Rays Do the Impossible and Make It to the World Series

    This morning, the Red Sox and their fans are still scratching their heads. No, it wasn't a dream, although it probably feels like one. Tampa Bay defeated the World Champions in Game Seven of the ALCS...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 100 reads 2 comments

  17. Rocco Baldelli, You're Officially a Stud

    Three years ago my dad's best friend gave me a list of Yankee games to choose from as my birthday present. I ended up picking a game in late April against Tampa Bay. My dad asked why I would choose to go see the worst team in the league...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 542 reads 2 comments

  18. *61 In '61: Remembering The Day Roger Maris Passed Babe Ruth

    October 1, 1961-- It was the last day of the regular season. The Yankees were on their way back to the playoffs, but that wasn't the buzz surrounding the team on that particular day...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 778 reads 2 comments

  19. Moose Finally Gets No. 20; Becomes Oldest Pitcher to Get 20th Win

    Mike Mussina has come close to many milestones in his career. He almost pitched a perfect game (four times), twice he almost won a World Series with the Yankees, and he almost had 20 wins twice...

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  20. Should MLB Do Something About Batting Gloves?

    It is a known fact that athletes are a superstitious bunch. Whether it's eating the same food before every game or wearing an article of clothing for luck (e.g. a gold thong), athletes don't like messing with the delicate balance of the sports universe.

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 3,388 reads 1 comments

  21. One Night and One More Time: Yanks Salute Fans On The Final Night in the Bronx

    It was a night when fans came to salute the stadium and its players. Seven hours before the first pitch was thrown, the crowd filled Monument Park and got the chance to walk on the field where Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle left their footsteps...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about almost 6 years ago 163 reads 1 comments

  22. Thanks For the Memories: Jeter Passes Gehrig On My Final Visit to the Stadium

    Last night I walked into Yankee Stadium for the final time. I was feeling pretty sad about it, but at the same time I felt like something amazing was gonna happen that night. The stadium was packed at 5 p...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about 6 years ago 344 reads 2 comments

  23. Derek Jeter Quietly Making History

    If you were to ask Derek Jeter on any given day if he thought about the records he has the chance to break, or the top lists that his name has been added to, the Yankee captain is likely to shake ...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about 6 years ago 475 reads 0 comments

  24. Eli Up One On Big Brother Peyton

    Eli Manning and his older brother Peyton have a lot in common. They're both quarterbacks in the NFL. They're both Super Bowl champions and MVPs. They're also extremely competitive, especially when it comes to each other...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about 6 years ago 519 reads 1 comments

  25. Robbie Cano, What Do You Know?

    On Wednesday night, the Yankees played their second game of a three game series against Tampa Bay. After taking the first game, the Yankees were looking for a repeat to guarantee a series win...

    Marisa Scolamiero Written by Marisa Scolamiero about 6 years ago 322 reads 1 comments