The Cyclones Host Fictitious Friday in Honor of Manti Te’o

The Mets’ minor league team in Brooklyn–the Brooklyn Cyclones take the cake with this promotion. In light of recent events involving All-American linebacker Manti Te’o, the Brooklyn Cyclones have announced that June 21 will be Fictitious Friday at MCU Park. The Single-A Affiliate of the New York Mets will have legendary fireballer Sidd Finch on […]

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Did Manti Punk Us?

The drama ensuing from Manti Te’o’s dead girlfriend story being a hoax is going to leave a blight on Notre Dame. Take a gander at this story on deadspin and tell me what you believe so far. Here’s what I think: I think that the idea of being a celebrity is way too engrained in […]

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Remembering Marty

My friend Phil Giubileo, over at the Play by Play blog took some time for some memories of Marty Glickman, the famed New York radio sportscaster who I came to know well during our undergraduate days at Fordham. He was invited by the acclaimed Bob Papa, now the voice of the NY Giants amongst other […]

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Celebrating While Black

In Super Bowl XXVII, Leon Lett started celebrating early. His team the Cowboys were blowing the doors off of the Buffalo Bills when the Bills once more fumbled and Lett recovered the ball and started running towards the end zone. As he approached he started an early celebration, holding the ball outstretched and Bills receiver […]

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Believe in Your Pitch

This movie looks awesome: So I played ball in high school…or I should say I sat the bench in high school. I essentially had no arm. I could hit pretty well, but wasn’t very fast and really couldn’t throw, so I was a liability in the outfield especially. None of us save one or two […]

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The Communion of Saints at the Gym

So I had been away from the gym for a bit. I was seeing a trainer at our on-campus gym for a bit but circumstances took him away from that location. I tried working out alone for awhile but it simply wasn’t the same. We had a nice community going together in the gym. I […]

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Memories of Patrick and Lance Armstrong

So the news is all a flutter about Lance Armstrong giving up the fight to clear his name regarding doping throughout his career. He was stripped of his titles and his good name, perhaps already tarnished is now eradicated from the halls of cycling history. It would be easy, perhaps too easy for me to […]

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Anti-Semitism and the Olympics

There was a large outcry at the London Games because there was no memorial shown by NBC for the athletes killed by the terrorists in the 1972 Olympic Massacre. Jim McKay told the story better than anyone else: Sad. Terrorism is now a part of our everyday life in the world, for some, especially those […]

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