1. Chris Carpenter Is the National League Cy Young, Hands Down

    After examining the seasons of the National League's top Cy Young candidates, one should have no qualms about granting the prestigious accolade to St. Louis' Chris Carpenter...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 1,225 reads 21 comments

  2. Rosh Hashanah: Sports Figures Who Should Take Some Time To Repent

    Tonight, Jews all over the world will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, Judaism's new year. As the holiday commences, God, according to tradition, begins inscribing people into His "Book of Life...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 570 reads 29 comments

  3. NCAA Worst: N.J.I.T Looks To Rise From The Depths Of College Basketball

    Remember when ESPN quoted New Jersey's Science & Technology University's (N.J.I.T.) Jheryl Wilson saying: "We hit rock bottom. We can only go up?" You probably don't because the Highlanders were even more irrelevant on Feb...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 565 reads 17 comments

  4. A.J. Burnett Must Figure Things Out if New York Yanks Want To Win in Postseason

    Joe Girardi and the Yankees are praying that A.J. Burnett will be able to return to his summer form come playoff time. After a dominant stretch from June 14 until August 7, in which he went 6-2 and posted a 2...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 127 reads 1 comments

  5. Around the MAAC: Preseason All-MAAC Teams

    When you think of the MAAC, you probably think of Fran McCaffery's Siena Saints. While the talent on Siena can inundate premier programs, the skill throughout the MAAC is even more abundant...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 1,013 reads 9 comments

  6. Rico Pickett to Have Enormous Impact on Manhattan Jaspers Basketball

    Evan Turner. James Johnson. Jeff Teague. Chris Wright. Robbie Hummel. Talor Battle. For what ESPN's recruiting rankings are worth, the aforementioned collegiate studs were placed lower than Manhattan-bound ...

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  7. Siena Hoops Preview: Saints Poised to Reach Big Dance for Third Straight Year

    For the third straight year, Siena is the favorite to earn the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference's bid to the NCAA Tournament...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 469 reads 2 comments

  8. Pitchers' ERA Benefiting from Crackdown on Steroids

    As I was browsing through this year's ERA leaders, I noticed there was an unusual amount of starting pitchers with ERAs better than 3.00...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 115 reads 9 comments

  9. The Top 15 Mid-Major Recruiting Classes of 2009

    While teams like Kentucky, UNC, Villanova, and other power programs stole the limelight this offseason, mid-majors assembled stellar recruiting classes of their own...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about almost 5 years ago 2,835 reads 8 comments

  10. Wright, Kinsler, Kuroda Hit On 89 Year Mark Of Ray Chapman's Death

    It's an eerie coincidence that three professional baseball players were hit in the head on Saturday, one day before the 89 year mark of Ray Chapman's death. Baseball was different during Chapman's playing days...

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  11. Yankees Must Stop Wasting Time With Chien-Ming Wang

    It's getting ridiculous, and the strategy simply does not make sense. Something has to be done about the Chien-Ming Wang situation, and the best solution is to send him down to Triple-A ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 5 years ago 217 reads 8 comments

  12. A.J. Burnett's Six Game Suspension Should Be Annulled

    Major League Baseball suspended A.J. Burnett for six games two days after he threw a fastball that rose up and in on Texas' Nelson Cruz...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 5 years ago 264 reads 2 comments

  13. VCU BBall: Joey Rodriguez Tears Up Transfer Papers, Returns to the Rams

    Seven weeks ago, Virginia Commonwealth's 2009-10 season seemed to be swirling down the drain. Head coach Anthony Grant bolted for a higher coaching job at Alabama, senior Eric Maynor had played ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 5 years ago 1,041 reads 5 comments

  14. Rico Pickett, One-Handed Kevin Laue Head Manhattan Recruiting Class

    Manhattan College signed Barry Rohrssen four years ago because of his New York City ties. As an assistant at Pittsburgh, Rohrssen lured some of the best players from the Big Apple to play for his Panthers...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 5 years ago 658 reads 4 comments

  15. It's Time for Brett Gardner To Replace Nick Swisher in Starting Lineup

    Nick Swisher heard MVP chants early in the season, when he recorded 13 hits, 10 of which were extra-base hits, in his first 10 games. The fact that Swisher's career batting average was ...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 5 years ago 409 reads 2 comments

  16. Tommy Amaker Knows How to Recruit, Looks to Send Harvard Dancing

    When you think of Harvard, you think of libraries, study halls, and geniuses in the making. You don't think of the Lavietes Pavilion or the Crimson basketball squad...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 5 years ago 2,698 reads 5 comments

  17. The New Yankee Stadium Inspires Awe, but It Still Hosts the Same Game

    Instead of taking a left at the bottom of the southbound 4 Train’s 161st Street Station stairwell, I headed to the right...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 5 years ago 249 reads 16 comments

  18. New York Yankees: Bruney Placed on Disabled List

    Just when the Yankees' bullpen proved to be a stalwart for the team, Brian Bruney's sore elbow forced him to the 15-day Disabled List...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 45 reads 1 comments

  19. Joey Rodriguez To Transfer: VCU Basketball Suffers Another Loss

    Just weeks after Eric Maynor took his last shot and Anthony Grant coached his final game at Virginia Commonwealth University, Joey Rodriguez has notified the basketball program that he will be transferring to another school...

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  20. CC Sabathia, Nick Swisher Lead Yanks Past Royals

    By the time the Kansas City Royals got on the scoreboard it was too late to make a comeback. CC Sabathia had given the Yankees seven-and-two-thirds innings of shutout baseball and Jose Veras held the shutout until Tony Pena Jr...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 175 reads 0 comments

  21. How To Make the NY Yankees' Pitching Better: Joba in 'Pen, Hughes in Rotation

    Joba Chamberlain hasn't even made his first start of the season, but the Yankees are making a big mistake by keeping him in the rotation and out of the bullpen...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 526 reads 11 comments

  22. Helping Stephen Curry Make His Big Decision

    Stephen Curry, whose 28.6 points per game led the nation in 2008-09, is still oscillating between staying in college and heading to the NBA Draft. The Apr...

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  23. Dickey Nutt: The New Head Coach at Southeast Missouri State

    Note: This is not a humor article.Around a month ago, the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks found themselves a new head basketball coach who goes by the name Dickey Nutt. Nutt has not had the most successful career as a head coach, to say the least...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 260 reads 0 comments

  24. Yanks Crush Orioles To Avoid Opening Series Sweep

    After dropping the first two games of the season because of poor pitching performances, the Yankees got a solid outing from A.J. Burnett and a 'W' as the result...

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  25. Fantasy Watch: Chris Carpenter is Healthy and Valuable

    Prior to today, Chris Carpenter had made four regular season starts since the end of 2006. The 2005 National League Cy Young winner spent the majority of the previous two seasons on the disabled list...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about over 5 years ago 118 reads 0 comments