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What’s Next for Melo?

What’s Next for Melo? It’s been awhile now since Phil Jackson and the Knicks brass have tried to send Melo on his way out of New York. Obviously, Carmelo has outlasted Phil Jackson in the organization but the questions remain surrounding Carmelo. It’s still uncertain if the Knicks will move on from him, sending him to the Houston Rockets, which is looking like the only team he’ll wave his no trade clause for. From Carmelo’s vantage point, if the Knicks can find a trade partner to a winning team I’m…

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Finally Amed Makes His Debut

Finally …. Amed makes his debut Mets fans, it’s finally time for Amed Rosario to get his MLB debut. The days and hours going into the deadline were about where Asdrubal was going but the trade deadline came and went with no such move. Which again raised the question, when will Rosario be here? Shortly after the deadline, Sandy Alderson made the announcement that Rosario will be called up and debut in Colorado on Tuesday. He’s MLB Pipeline’s number 2 prospect. This season in Triple-A Las Vegas he had an…

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McKay On The Mound

McKay On The Mound Brendan McKay made his professional debut on the mound yesterday. He threw only two innings but we saw why he was arguably the most talented player coming out of the draft. McKay was limited to only 31 pitches in his debut but he recorded 4 strikeouts and no hits with one walk. He hit 94 on the gun with his first pitch and never looked back. He showed some rust with a few wild pitches but he had not pitched in a game situation for over…

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Top 10 Running Backs in 2017

Top 10 Running Backs for 2017 1. Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh Steelers Bell is a do it all back and he is very patient waiting for holes to open up. He’s the fastest player to ever reach 3,000 rushing yards and 1,500 receiving yards at only 38 games. Bell will be relied upon heavily this season with Ben Roethlisbergers future up in the air after this season. 2. David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals David Johnson racked up over 100 yards from scrimmage in 15 games last season. He also scored 20 touchdowns….

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Top 10 Quarterbacks in 2017

Top 10 Quarterbacks for 2017 1. Tom Brady, New England Patriots Tom Brady is arguably the best QB of all-time depending who you ask. Brady is coming off his fifth Super Bowl victory and the best comeback win of all time. He’s getting up in age but he continues to get better. With Tom Brady and Bill Belichick, New England has a great chance to repeat titles. Last season Brady threw for 3,554 yards and 28 touchdowns with only 2 interceptions. 2. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers Rodgers carried the…

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BET ADRIEN BRONER

Professional combats sports is tricky business in that it parallels to life in distinct ways. Life can often be viewed as follows: “What can you do for me now?” People often have very short term memories and can forget about an individuals past success especially when they have had recent hiccups. None can be more true than in the case of Adrien Broner. ​Adrien Broner (AKA THE PROBLEM) is a four division world champion, in four different weight classes. Yet tonight he finds himself in a rare category as the…

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Top 10 Wide Receivers for 2017

Top 10 Wide Receivers for 2017 1. Julio Jones – Atlanta Falcons Jones has turned out to be a star in the NFL. The Falcons have done a great job recognizing what he can do on the field. He’s not just a receiver but he can also handle the run game. The Falcons find and create ways to get him the ball. Jones can certainty help the Falcons get back to the Super Bowl this year within their high powered offense. 2. Antonio Brown – Pittsburgh Steelers Brown was a…

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Last Chance U- Where Can You Find Them Now?

Last Chance U – Where Can You Find Them Now? Last Chance U is a documentary series produced by Netflix. The series is about the East Mississippi Community College football team. The series focuses on players overcoming their situations or hardships to get to or get back to a Division I University or a four year college. Some players on the show were kicked out of their previous schools and EMCC provided them with an opportunity to get them to the next level. I won’t be reflecting on any of…

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Cristian Nazario-Cruz Deserves To Be An All-Star

One of the few certainties in life is that every All-Star team will have a few deserving players omitted. This year’s Empire League All-Star selection committee did an outstanding job identifying the players who have performed at a level worthy of celebration. But, of course, this article would not have been published were it not for the one man who will not be recognized this Sunday in Plattsburgh. The absence of Cristian Nazario-Cruz is my only issue with this year’s roster. Nazario-Cruz finished the first half with a .417 On…

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Empire League Home Run Derby Odds

1. Mike Davis (West) ~ 8/5 (+160) 2. J.J Bissell (West) ~ 2/1(+200) 3. Samuel Carter (East) ~ 5/2 (+250) 4. Dioni Rodriguez (West) ~ 4/1 (+400) 5. Gevon Jackson (West) ~ 9/2 (+450) 6. Johnny Cole (East) ~ 6/1 (+600) 7. Luc Pomales (East) ~ 9/1 (+900) 8. D’Aundray Van Slyke (East) ~ 19/2 (+950) 9. Kevin Putkonen (West) ~ 11/1 (+1100) 10. Brian Brademan (East) ~ 12/1 (+1200) 11. Matt Martinez (West) ~ 16/1 (+1600) 12. Luis Touron (East) ~ 18/1 (+1800) The most noteworthy aspect of the…

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