1. MAAC Basketball Preview: Fairfield Stags Poised to Usurp Siena Saints' Throne

    After three years of conference domination, Siena graduated three of its four best players and lost its head coach to Iowa...

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  2. Francisco Cervelli Running Out of Gas, Jorge Posada's Return To Help

    Catching on a daily basis isn't easy. Not even if you're an exuberant 24-year-old named Francisco Cervelli. Cervelli's zeal for the game of baseball helped propel him to a scorching start to 2010—the backup-turned-starter held a ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 4 years ago 625 reads 2 comments

  3. MLB All-Stars: Catchers and Infielders Edition

    Does anyone else hate when fans fill out their all-star ballots based on "star-power" rather than actual power? I do, so I decided to compile a slideshow of what my 2010 all-star team would look like based on performance through May 30, 2010...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 4 years ago 202 reads 0 comments

  4. Analyzing Joe Girardi's Bullpen Management in Yankees' Loss To Indians

    With one out in the top of the seventh inning, the New York Yankees led the Cleveland Indians 10-6. Austin Kearns had just singled in a run against David Robertson, who threw one more pitch before leaving the game with an undisclosed injury...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 4 years ago 217 reads 6 comments

  5. MLB: Why Wasn't Joe Girardi Willing To Let CC Sabathia Finish No-Hitter?

    New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has both his critics and his advocates. If Kelly Shoppach hadn't broken up CC Sabathia's no-hitter with two outs in the eighth inning of yesterday's ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 233 reads 6 comments

  6. Javier Vazquez Stung by Rays, But Had Moments: Fans Shouldn't Worry

    The Tampa Bay Rays saw two Javier Vazquez's tonight. In innings one, two, three, and five, they faced a pitcher whose velocity and command made him difficult to hit...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 111 reads 2 comments

  7. Five Things the New York Yankees Taught Us in Opening Series

    We all knew what to expect when the New York Yankees headed up to Boston to face the Red Sox in the Opening Series of 2010. The games would be long, exciting, hard-fought battles. Those expectations were met...

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  8. Eight Prominent Mid-Majors Who Will Lose Elite Status in 2010-11

    The 2009-10 season is officially in the books. That means that seniors have played their final collegiate games and coaches are on the move. It also means that we should start looking ahead to 2010-11 and what it will offer us...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 696 reads 1 comments

  9. Dayton Coach Brian Gregory Outwits UNC's Roy Williams in NIT Championship

    Think about this situation. You're the coach of a college basketball team. You enter halftime up 45-32, but your opponent only needs the first four minutes of the second half to claw to within three points...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 1,157 reads 1 comments

  10. Seton Hall's Herb Pope Declares for NBA Draft, But Is He Ready?

    Earlier today, Seton Hall's Herb Pope announced his decision to enter the 2010 NBA Draft. At 6'8" and 236 pounds, Pope, who played his sophomore year with the Pirates after transferring from New Mexico State, is a special talent...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 794 reads 15 comments

  11. NCAA Bracket 2010: Mid-Major Players Worth Watching

    Players on elite programs are showcased throughout the entire season, but in March, everyone is televised. Mid-Major players share the spotlight and have the opportunity to prove they are worth America's attention...

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  12. NCAA Bracket 2010 Prediction: Five Reasons Siena Will Upset Purdue

    Biggest winner of Selection Sunday? One could make a strong case for the Siena Saints, who will play the Purdue Boilermakers this Friday at 2:30 ET. Despite being the No. 13 seed, the Saints will not lose this game...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 7,042 reads 10 comments

  13. Fairfield Stags Use Resiliency To Make MAAC Championship

    Resilience is defined as the ability to readily recover from illness, depression, adversity, or the like. However, the 2009-10 Fairfield Men's Basketball team would probably be a more suitable definition to MAAC followers...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 336 reads 2 comments

  14. March Madness 2010: Five Potential Cinderellas for the NCAA Tournament

    Ever since George Mason made its magical run to the Final Four in 2006, college basketball fans across America have hoped history would eventually repeat itself. This won't be the year. Sorry...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 3,293 reads 9 comments

  15. New York College Basketball Rankings: Cornell, Siena Battle for No. 2

    New York has 22 Division I collegiate basketball teams. Unfortunately, many of them are terrible. But some are decent, and a select few are great. This article ranks New York's 22 college basketball teams from first to worst...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 979 reads 14 comments

  16. Gordon Hayward Leads Mid-Major Player of the Year Candidates

    Is Gordon Hayward the Mid-Major Player of the Year? There is a strong case for the affirmative. The 6'9" sophomore is the most valuable player for what is arguably the nation's top mid-major program...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 697 reads 5 comments

  17. Taking a Look at the MAAC Player of the Year Candidates

    With only two MAAC games left, it is time to take a look at the conference's Player of the Year candidates. Alex Franklin, Siena, Sr. 2009-10: 16 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 1.5 apg, 2.5 turnovers per game, 1...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 162 reads 0 comments

  18. Manhattan's "BracketBuster" vs. Towson: Sign of Barry Rohrssen's Failure

    Notice "BracketBuster," not BracketBuster. Notice Towson, not Northeastern, Wichita State, or Akron. A meaningless game that's not going to bust anyone's bracket. A game against a 7-19 team...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 295 reads 0 comments

  19. Fordham Basketball Funds Increased, One Step Toward Ram Relevance

    Five. That's the number of fingers on a hand, days in one work week, and Fordham men's basketball wins during the last two seasons. That's right. Five wins in two years...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 535 reads 5 comments

  20. Taking a Look at the MAAC's Biggest Disappointments of 2009-10

    In what has been a wild year in the MAAC, the conference has seen its fair share of surprises and disappointments. This slideshow will focus on the disappointments, but you can check back for this year's surprises later...

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  21. Derek Needham Leads MAAC Rookie of the Year Candidates

    If you've paid any attention to the MAAC this year, you'd know that Fairfield's Derek Needham has assembled an extraordinary freshman campaign...

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  22. Siena's BracketBuster Date with Butler Bulldogs Is a Must Win for the Saints

    If you didn't know yet, the Siena Saints are the MAAC regular season champions. However, if you think the Saints are a lock for the NCAA tournament, you are wrong...

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  23. The Hot Stay Hot: Which MAAC Teams Should Thrive Down the Stretch?

    You've heard the saying "the rich get richer." Well, in the MAAC, it looks like the hot will get hotter as the conference tournament approaches...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 246 reads 1 comments

  24. Manhattan College Must Rid Itself of Barry Rohrssen After Season

    If it wasn't official before, it most definitely has to be now. The Manhattan College Jaspers need to purge themselves of head coach Barry Rohrssen upon the conclusion of the 2009-10 season...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 580 reads 8 comments

  25. New York College Basketball: Ranking the 22 Teams (Jan. 23, Third Edition)

    New York has 22 Division I collegiate basketball teams. Unfortunately, many of them are terrible. But some are decent and a select few are great. This article ranks New York's 22 college basketball teams from first to worst...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 4 years ago 7,908 reads 4 comments