Hofstra Ends Football Program

Hofstra Football Coach Dave Cohen

Beginning a trend that is expected to hit a number of colleges around the country, Hofstra University has put an end to their lackluster football program citing big financial losses and lack of popularity.

Stuart Rabinowitz, the President of Hofstra University, told the press that while it was a difficult decision to cut the football program, the $4.5 million that the program costs the college annually is much more than the college could ever hope to make in revenues.

The Hofstra Pride has never been anything to write home about. Ever since 1991 they have been playing …continue reading

Sanchez Hurts Knee as Jets Make Playoff Push

Jets QB Mark Sanchez

As the Jets make an unlikely playoff push in the AFC, they summoned a man who has already won a championship this year, Yankee manager Joe Girardi.

The Jets asked Girardi to work on sliding with quarterback Mark Sanchez who has impressed fans with his legs as much as his powerful (though often inaccurate) arm.

The Jets had been worried about Sanchez’s playing style of late. Aside from his reckless disregard when passing or carrying the ball, the Jets are more worried about Sanchez seriously hurting himself sliding head first.

Sanchez had already sustained his first …continue reading

After Setting Loss Record, Nets Win

Nets Center Brook Lopez

It took them 19 games but after setting a new record for worst losing streak to begin an NBA season, the New Jersey Nets have finally won their first game, a 97-91 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats.

It wasn’t easy, but more than a month and two coaches later, young center Brook Lopez led the winless Nets to a rare win with his 31 points and 14 rebounds finally netting New Jersey a point in the win column.

The soon-to-be Brooklyn Nets have been absolutely dreadful, firing long time coach Lawrence Frank after opening up the …continue reading

Bob Sheppard Hangs it Up

Bob Sheppard

At 99-years-old, the legendary voice of the Yankees and New York Giants Bob Sheppard has officially called it quits this week ending a truly iconic era in the booth.

Sheppard was the voice of the Yankees for more than fifty years, serving in the booth from 1951 to 2007 and the New York Giants from 1956 to 2006.

There are few sports announcers who are truly revered in the game like Sheppard was but who else can boast a career of announcing starting lineups that included Yankee legends like Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Reggie Jackson, Derek Jeter, …continue reading

Atlantic Yards Project OK’ed by Court

The Future of the Atlantic Yards

After three years of delay, the Empire State Development Corporation won another court battle against the people of New York in a 6-1 decision that stated that it is not up to the courts to interfere in developer Bruce Ratner’s plans to turn the Atlantic Yards into a bustling business area.

The New York Times claims that the win is the “last major obstacle” for Ratner who will soon be able to build a stadium for the Nets to play in as well as a number of office towers and shops around the arena.

Develop Don’t Destroy …continue reading

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