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New MLB rules may go too far

New MLB rules may go too far

By Max Sirianni | Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

We’ve all been at a baseball game that just never seems to end. There are nonstop pitching changes and tedious at-bats. By the seventh-inning stretch, everyone likely wants to go home. Major League Baseball has taken notice. The game times have slowly increased over the last two years after dropping...

Pirates 2017 season preview

Pirates 2017 season preview

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

As spring training winds down and the calendar flips to April, sports fans across the country are coming to a welcome realization. Opening Day is almost upon us. The 2017 Major League Baseball season kicks off Sunday, April 2, with a three-game slate featuring the defending World Series champion Chica...

COLUMN: It’s not too early to start thinking about baseball

COLUMN: It’s not too early to start thinking about baseball

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under Sports Columns

As a football fan, I tuned in to watch all four of this weekend’s NFL playoff games. Despite the NFL’s assurances of excitement that bombarded me, courtesy of their enormous advertising machine, I could not help but walk away from the latest slate of games dissatisfied. This weekend featured a game with the larges...

Beware of Bumgarner: Lefty to lead San Francisco to 4th World Series title

Beware of Bumgarner: Lefty to lead San Francisco to 4th World Series title

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

October 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s an even year, and that means it’s the San Francisco Giants’ turn to win the World Series. The St. Louis Cardinals swept the Pittsburgh Pirates on the final weekend of the regular season. That meant the Giants — who won the World Series in 2010, 2012 and 2014 — had to also sweep the ...

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