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Author: Noah Frankel

Previewing the 2020 New York Yankees

Reading Time: 2 minutesWith Major League Baseball slated to return in late July, many teams are beginning to ramp up their preseason work. For the Yankees, following a year in which they won the AL East for the first time since 2012 and were just 2 games away from making it to the World Series, the boys in the Bronx are now the favorites to make it out of the American League. NY is also tied with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the best odds to win it all it all after an offseason in which they bolstered their already...

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The Craziest Story in Baseball History

Reading Time: 2 minutesIf you have ever wondered what it would be like to live someone else’s life, then this story is for you. In 1972, Yankee pitchers and lifelong friends, Mike Kekich and Fritz Peterson, both wondered what it would be like to live the other’s life.  It seems odd that they had these thoughts, considering that their lives seemed to mirror each other. They were both pitchers, they were both married, and they had two children apiece. It’s one thing to have thoughts, but quite another to act on them. And, yet, this is precisely what happened....

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What Manchester City’s Ban Means for their Future

Reading Time: 3 minutesUnbelievable. Remarkable. Unfathomable. These sum up the emotions that permeated through the minds of football fans all around the globe yesterday around 1:15 eastern time when news broke that would change the landscape of the game for years. Manchester City, back-to-back champions of England, and world powerhouse, have been banned from the Champions League for 2 years and were fined 30 million Euros.  While we do not yet have all of the information on the exact particulars of the violations they’re accused of, we do know that they are being accused of being found to have...

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Why the Yankees Should be Wary About Breaking the Bank for Gerrit Cole

Reading Time: 3 minutesWith today’s signing of Stephen Strasburg for 7 years $245 million, which already shattered the record for annual salary for a pitcher, many people believe that Gerrit Cole is going to receive an offer that far surpasses that already massive deal for Strasburg.  While I myself am a Yankee fan, and believe that in order for them to win a World Series, they definitely are going to have to address their starting pitching (or lack thereof); I believe that it would be a grave mistake and it would be irresponsible for the Yankees to pay Cole...

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