Category: Strike 4
Matt Harvey’s Season Over, Future in Doubt

Tweet Matt Harvey’s New York Mets were already staring up at Stephen Strasburg’s Washington Nationals in the NL East Standings before an update on the health of their injury-prone ace dropped. The uphill climb got steeper Friday when the Mets announced that Harvey’s trip to the DL would be a permanent one and that the Mets ace would undergo season-ending [&hellip

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DC Needs A Sports Exorcism

Tweet The past week put the nadir of pro sports in DC unfolded in ugly fashion for the nation to see. The Nationals drifted from World Series shoe-ins to world class screw-ups. Meanwhile, the post-RGIII optimism in Landover has died. Jay Gruden’s guy Kirk Cousins is contributing so many picks to defenses he could deduct it from his taxes and on Thursday [&hellip

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Mariano Rivera and the Yankees Age Crisis

Tweet After tearing the ACL in his right leg while planting to catch a popup during pre-game batting practice, Mariano Rivera’s career may be over. Before the season, Mariano Rivera announced that he’d made a decision about whether 2012 would be his final season. It was assumed that the choice would for the all-time saves leader to retire. Unfortunately, his last game [&hellip

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Time Running Out To Save Phil Hughes’ Legacy

Tweet The Phil Hughes experiment was supposed to feature a plethora of happy moments. However, after getting rocked by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for six runs in three innings on Saturday afternoon, including a two-run home run in the second and a three-run homer in the fourth, the exalting Huuughes… chants from Yankees fans were replaced with an unmerciful chorus of boos. [&hellip

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Penalty Corner: Never Mix Sports & Politics

Tweet   I don’t read the International Business Times but today I stumbled upon a sports column on their site that made the Wall Street Journal read like the ESPN Sports Almanac. After reading it, I reached in my drawer and threw a flag on the table. It reminded me of why  news writers should stick to politics and stay [&hellip

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