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COMMENTARY | MLB’s Juiced Baseballs are Not a Problem for Fans

COMMENTARY | MLB’s Juiced Baseballs are Not a Problem for Fans

Major League Baseball is in the midst of a juicing epidemic far different from the performance-enhancing drug usage in the 1990s, and this one is actually not a problem for the game at all. The set of 10 MLB seasons spanning from 1993 to 2002 has long stood as a[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SWANSON | The MLB’s Surprise Contender

SWANSON | The MLB’s Surprise Contender

Major League Baseball’s opening day March 28 commences the start of the baseball season. At the dawn of a new baseball season, every team is filled with the hope of capturing a World Series trophy. Thus, it is an appropriate time to shine a light on a surprise contender in[Read More…]

by March 27, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
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SACHS | Steroid Use Faces Divergent Reactions Across Sports

On Super Bowl Sunday, the day when fans and the media prepare for the biggest game in all of American sports, I came across an unexamined issue with implications beyond football. This year, what caught my eye was an NFL Network segment dedicated to New England Patriots’ wide receiver Julian[Read More…]

by March 24, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH | MLB Must Adjust Start Times of Playoff Games

CHRISTOVICH | MLB Must Adjust Start Times of Playoff Games

Somewhere between the Milwaukee Brewers’ star reliever Josh Hader’s pitching out of a jam in the eighth inning and the start of the bottom of the ninth during Tuesday night’s National League Championship Series Game 4, I got up to take a shower. “Where are you going?” one roommate asked.[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH | Tanking Endangers MLB’s Future

CHRISTOVICH | Tanking Endangers MLB’s Future

Major League Baseball’s efforts to make to make the game exciting by implementing new pace of play rules, tweeting videos of players celebrating home runs, and showcasing new rookie phenom Shohei Ohtani cannot distract fans from an unfortunate fact. Many MLB teams are doing the number one thing that will[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SWANSON | Bold Predictions for the 2018 MLB Season

SWANSON | Bold Predictions for the 2018 MLB Season

As the calendar turns to April, baseball is back. Fans were treated to a superb Opening Day last Thursday, which featured games from 26 MLB teams. After the inaugural weekend, it is time for some bold predictions about the future of the upcoming season. 1. The Washington Nationals will have[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
CHRISTOVICH | In MLB Spring Training, Evaluate Players, Not Teams

CHRISTOVICH | In MLB Spring Training, Evaluate Players, Not Teams

Quick! What was the spring training record of the 2017 World Series Champions Houston Astros? Who had the best spring training record last season? If these two questions have adequately stumped you, whether you are a casual or rabid baseball fan, you are not alone. Evaluating spring training performance certainly[Read More…]

by March 22, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
CHRISTOVICH | MLB’s Frozen Free Agency Not Owners’ Fault

CHRISTOVICH | MLB’s Frozen Free Agency Not Owners’ Fault

The Northeast wasn’t the only thing to freeze over this winter. Pitchers and catchers officially reported for spring training this Wednesday amid a free agency scandal, fierce accusations of collusion and the most frigid offseason market in MLB history. While the rest of the sports world was enveloped in the[Read More…]

by February 15, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SCHLARP: Baseball’s Wild Card Round Delegitimizes the Regular Season

SCHLARP: Baseball’s Wild Card Round Delegitimizes the Regular Season

October: the month where baseball legends are made and champions crowned. Playoffs begin, and the great players step up or crumble under pressure. October is the pinnacle of a 162-game marathon of a season that sees itself drag through the scorching dog days of summer. Since 2012, the MLB playoff[Read More…]

by October 11, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAAB: Nats Bear DC’s Playoff Hopes

RAAB: Nats Bear DC’s Playoff Hopes

As a city with many high-quality sports teams, Washington, D.C., is synonymous with regular season success followed by an early postseason exit. Having not won a major sports championship since 1991, the city has experienced heartbreak for the last 25 years. Winning the NL East for the third time in[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top