Monthly Archives: October 2010

Girardi Mismanaged American League Championship Series by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

My Mother always taught me if it isn’t broke, don’t try to fix it. Apparently New York Yankee manager Joe Girardi doesn’t subscribe to that line of thinking. After a sweep of the Minnesota Twins in the American League Division … Continue reading

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Lewis Pitches Gem to Eliminate Yankees in ALCS by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis was spectacular against the New York Yankees, pitching eight innings while only giving up one one on three hits. Ranger closer Neftali Feliz came in to get the final three outs of the game. … Continue reading

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The Omar Minaya Era and Mets Season come to a Merciful End By Marc “Razz” Rasbury

Five years ago, Omar Minaya was on top of the baseball world. He transformed the lowly Mets from lifeless ball club to a team that was one hit away from making the World Series. Today he finds himself on the … Continue reading

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Knicks Lose to Raptors 108-103 to Conclude 2010 Preaseason by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

The New York Knicks finished the 2010 preseason with a 3-5 record after a loss to the Toronto Raptors Friday.  Amar’e Stoudemire led the Knicks again with 24 points in 26 minutes on 9-12 shooting.  Landry Fields started for the … Continue reading

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NFL Week 6 Rankings by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

1.Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers are 4-1 after welcoming back two-time Super Bowl winning starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger after a four-game suspension. Troy Polamalu leads a defense that is among the best in the league, one that will keep the Steelers … Continue reading

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Sometimes It Is Better to Be Lucky than Good By Marc “Razz” Rasbury

You can have all of the talent in the world and sometimes that does not amount to a hill of beans. Heart, determination and smarts are the ingredients that usually propel most teams to victory. However, you have to throw … Continue reading

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Knicks Sit Stoudemire, Gallinari, and Chandler in 118-91 Loss to the Sixers by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

The New York Knicks sat three starters to avoid back-to-back games and too many preseason minutes, and the rest of the Knicks held their own in the first half, but the Philadelphia Sixers went on a 21-3 run to open … Continue reading

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