1. VERY Happy Valley: Oregon State Helps Silence Penn State Critics

    STATE COLLEGE, PA—When the Oregon State Beavers left Penn State University on Sept. 6, they left with their tails tucked far between their legs. There was no real team morale about them...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about almost 6 years ago 922 reads 3 comments

  2. Are the Penn State Nittany Lions For Real?

    University Park, PA: If someone were to announce a few years ago that in Week 5 of 2008, The Penn State Nittany Lions would be ranked ahead of the great Michigan and Ohio State, would you believe them? Believe it or not, it's not that surprising...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about almost 6 years ago 971 reads 10 comments

  3. Pride, Power, and Pinstripes: What Yankee Stadium Means To Me

    I can still remember the first time I entered that stadium. I was still only a young boy, and couldn’t possibly have been more excited to see my first big league game. I grew up around the Yankees...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about almost 6 years ago 538 reads 0 comments

  4. What the Yankees Could Put on the Field for the Price of Jason Giambi

    I saw an article similar to this in the Newark Star Ledger a few years ago. The article was what the Mets could have for the price of Mo Vaughn. So I'm taking the idea for this article in regards to Jason Giambi...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about 6 years ago 565 reads 7 comments

  5. Greg Maddux: The Greatest of his Era

    It wasn't until I saw Greg Maddux walk off the mound after the bottom of the fifth inning on Sunday that I began thinking—Is he the greatest pitcher of this era?Most definitely...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about 6 years ago 1,430 reads 8 comments

  6. Ian Kennedy Improves, Robinson Cano's Pinch-Hit Homer Wins it for Yanks

    ST. PETERSBURG—Ian Kennedy showed his critics otherwise on Monday, pitching six innings and surrendering three earned runs against the Tampa Bay (Devil) Rays before departing in the seventh after being hit by a Jason Bartlett line drive...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about 6 years ago 505 reads 0 comments

  7. Top 10 Sports Songs: The Best of the Best

    Before reading this article, know that I did not incorporate official College Fight Songs into this article because they would most likely take up most, if not all of the list. Sports and music go hand in hand when looking back on the history of sports..

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about over 6 years ago 881 reads 6 comments

  8. Yankee Opener Goes According To Plan

    When the Yankees traveled to the Winter Meetings, they had one main objective: Break into camp with Joba Chamberlain...

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  9. Memorial Park Will Have To Wait For Paul O'Neill

    It was November of 2001 when Paul O'Neill last took the field for the New York Yankees. Every Yankee fan undoubtedly remembers the emotional moment that was Game 5 of the 2001 World Series, ...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about over 6 years ago 1,994 reads 1 comments

  10. Giants Reward Seubert With A Three Year Extension

    The New York Giants rewarded guard Rich Seubert with a three-year contract extension on Monday. The offensive lineman is entering his eighth season with the Giants and the extension will keep him with the team through the 2012 season...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about over 6 years ago 770 reads 0 comments

  11. Why Donovan McNabb Would Be Perfect for the Chicago Bears

    With each passing day in Philadelphia, the chance of Donovan McNabb being traded to the Chicago Bears seems less likely...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about over 6 years ago 1,629 reads 10 comments

  12. Why Clemens and Bonds Are Victims of The Era

    As a beginning note to this article, I'd just like to say I could write for days about this topic. This is just a brief overview of why I can't blame those named in the Mitchell Report more than the Commissioner of Baseball, Bud Selig...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about over 6 years ago 1,420 reads 3 comments

  13. Un-Happy Valley: Terrelle Pryor Decision Stuns Penn State

    What started out as a promising day in Happy Valley turned dismal yesterday when the nation's No. 1 prep football player, Terrelle Pryor, laid the knockout punch on the Nittany Lions as he announced his decision to attend Ohio State University...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about over 6 years ago 1,410 reads 6 comments

  14. 2008 New York Yankees Preview

    I guess this is pretty much an opinion piece. I've heard an array of predictions for this year's Yankees, from World Series winners to 3rd in the AL East; so I'm guessing one more opinion couldn't hurt...

    Tom McCartney Written by Tom McCartney about over 6 years ago 934 reads 6 comments