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For Pete’s Sake: Enough already

He was wrong. It’s been 23 years. Ease up. By Art Stevens Peter Edward Rose was born on April 14, 1941. He played from 1963 to 1989. His accomplishments on the field were considerable. I’ll try to cover at least most of them in a short space. Pete was a switch hitter. He was the […]

Baseball’s latest travesty: Pablo Sandoval and David Wright

Will they ever get the all-star game right? By Art Stevens I umpired for eight years in the New York school system. When I attended the classes needed to qualify, one of the things I was taught was if, during the course of a game, I thought someone was making a travesty of the game, […]

Mitch McConnell On Health Insurance

Mitch McConnell On Health Insurance

McConnel on health insurance: My case rests By Art Stevens Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, when asked in an interview today on the Fox Network. “What happens after repeal of ObamaCare?) What would his party do about the 30 million uninsured Americans?” McConnell: “That is not the issue. The question is: how can you go […]

Arbitrator: Knicks Lin & Novak can use their “Bird” rights

By Art Stevens Free Agency in the National Basketball Association is about a week away. Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak of the New York Knickerbockers are expected to be in demand if they should become free agents. Lin is a restricted free agent. However, the Knicks would probably match any offer made for him. On […]

Mets defeat Yankees in first game of New York Subway Series

By Art Stevens The New York Mets, with the benefit of their fifth straight quality start — this one from left-hander Jonathon Niese — took advantage of a five-run uprising in the first inning against Yankee veteran pitcher Andy Pettitte then held on to gain a 6-4 win over the Yankees in the first of […]

Germany moves on to semifinals in European Championship Series

By Art Stevens Gdansk, Poland: In a game played amidst a political background and attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Germany once again proved their dominance on the soccer field by taking the measure of Greece by a 4-2 margin to reach the European Championship semifinals for a record seventh time. In the 39th minute, […]

R.A. Dickey: Making knuckleball history in New York

R.A. Dickey: Making knuckleball history in New York

By Art Stevens Folks, I don’t know if you’ve been watching, but there is history being made by a pitcher on the New York Mets. His name is Richard Alan Dickey, better known as R.A. He is a 37-year-old right-handed pitcher who has bounced around for many years at the Major League level, finally winding […]

2012 college world series kicks off in Omaha

2012 college world series kicks off in Omaha

By Art Stevens With the powerful South Carolina Gamecocks trying to win their third straight title, the 2012 College World Series starts today with the Stony Brook Seawolves (52-13), meeting the UCLA squad. Stony Brook got to this point by beating a fine LSU team in the Super Regionals. Below is a listing of the […]



WERE WE OUR BROTHER’S KEEPER THEN? By Art Stevens Before I start, let me say that in no way whatsoever do I claim to be an expert in anything relating to religion, but I have done the research. If, in any reference to religion that I may make, you think that I am wrong or […]

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  • Poland to Get U.S. Miltary Troops April 20, 2014
    Poland will be getting some United States military troops, in efforts to expand North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) presence in Eastern Europe. This presence includes the land, air, and sea. The move is in response to recent events in Ukraine, and pro-Russian militants refusal to leave government facilities, despite an agreement made in Geneva. At […]
    Twanna Harps
  • Boston Strong Against the Odds [Video] April 20, 2014
    Monday is Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts, commemorating the battles of Concord and Lexington. In Boston the day is marked by its quintessential Marathon. Last year what had historically been a day of international cohesion, became a day of fear and battling the odds of survival. The intended effort to shake the Boston community made its […]
    Fern Remedi-Brown
  • Al Qaeda Activity in Yemen Draws U.S. Drone Strikes April 20, 2014
    A U.S. drone strike has killed several alleged al Qaeda militants in Yemen on Saturday, and some reports indicate that three civilians were killed as well. Differing casualty figures have been released, but it now appears that 10 militants were killed. This is the eighth U.S. drone strike in Yemen this year, indicating a strong […]
    Michael Schultheiss
  • UFC on FOX 11 Results April 20, 2014
    UFC on FOX 11 went down tonight from Orlando Florida at the Amway Center featuring four fights on the main card and 13 fights overall. The night was full of knockouts, submissions and decisions that will shakeup the rankings, and at least one fighter will be moving on to a title shot. No. 2 Fabricio […]
    Matthew Stinson
  • Kansas City Extends Win Streak to Five: Royals Proclamation April 20, 2014
    For the first two weeks, the Kansas City Royals were struggling to score runs, and were looking rather mediocre at best. Now their offense is kicking into gear, and the team is starting to get hot. That hot streak has led the Kansas City Royals to extend their winning streak to five games. The Royals […]
    Robert Pannier

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