Archive for category: National Sports

Better Luck Next Year? How Bad Teams Affect Their Fans

It makes one wonder whether or not rooting for a disappointing team produces some sort of psychological or emotional burden for a devotee.

Why Michael Vick Should Start for the Jets

Why Michael Vick Should Start for the Jets

Even when Geno Smith plays his cleanest, most encouraging game of the season, it still isn’t good enough to get a win.

A Geno Smith Benching Would Not Fix the Jets

A Geno Smith Benching Would Not Fix the Jets

There are many, many problems surrounding the New York Jets, but their starting quarterback Geno Smith’s performance is neither the biggest nor most pressing issue. Keep in mind that Smith is still only a second-year player, and he requires further development. This period of mediocrity is exactly what Smith needs to get the tools and experience to become a solid NFL quarterback. The Jets must first assemble a team around their young prospect before they can be expected to seriously compete in the their division.

The NFL’s Violence Problem and How I Enable It

The NFL’s Violence Problem and How I Enable It

We, the general public who make this the most popular sport in America, may not necessarily advocate the assaults and violent crimes those involved in the NFL commit, but we do somewhat enable them.

Can Jersey Advertisments Thrive in America?

Can Jersey Advertisments Thrive in America?

Why isn’t advertising on any of America’s four major sports jerseys already?

The Bronx is Breaking: The Bleak Future of the Yankees

The Bronx is Breaking: The Bleak Future of the Yankees

The New York Yankees are in a precarious position that they haven’t found themselves in quite some time.

In Phil We Trust: New York Knicks 2014-2015 Season Preview

In Phil We Trust: New York Knicks 2014-2015 Season Preview

Following a disappointing 2013-14 season, the New York Knicks look to set the foundation for serious contention in the near future.

Beasts of the East: NBA Season Preview

Beasts of the East: NBA Season Preview

For the second time in four years, LeBron James changed the landscape of the Eastern Conference and proved just how powerful he is.

How Did The NBA Get Here?

How Did The NBA Get Here?

A closer look at the regular season shows that many of the less predictable moments and performances have been telegraphed for months.

Masahiro Tanaka: The Yankees’ Imported Savior

Masahiro Tanaka: The Yankees’ Imported Savior

Through four starts, Masahiro Tanaka has been everything that the Yankees could have hoped for. Although some questioned whether Tanaka would be closer to Rangers ace Yu Darvish or former-Red Sox bust Daisuke Matsuzaka, he has quickly shown that he will resemble the former – and potentially be better.