World Series heads for epic Game 7

By: Kyle Tooley ~Sports Editor~ After falling into a 3-1 hole after the first four games of the World Series, the Chicago Cubs have roared back to force a Game 7 against the Cleveland Indians in the 2016 Fall Classic. Pitching has been the story for the Indians in this series, as they’ve received standout-pitching performances from starters Corey Kluber and Josh Tomlin. Though the latter faltered in Game 6, The Indians have had wiggle room with their staff due to a lights-out bullpen that has been present throughout the entire postseason. Andrew Miller, acquired from New York at the … Continue reading World Series heads for epic Game 7

MLB playoffs heat up as teams set sights on the World Series

By: Paul Fritschner ~Staff Writer~ As the days get shorter and the chill in the air becomes more pronounced, the Major League Baseball postseason begins to heat up. The playoff gauntlet is chock-full of storylines as the final four teams make their run for the Commissioner’s Trophy. The first and most prominent storyline is the Chicago Cubs ‘and their quest for that elusive World Series championship. Their maladies have been discussed at length, their playoff woes written about for the past century. Many are convinced this is the year the North-Siders finally dispel the curses of the billy goat and … Continue reading MLB playoffs heat up as teams set sights on the World Series

Superstars dominate the professional stage

By: Brendan Burris ~Staff Writer~ 2015 proved to be an amazing year in the professional sports world, full of incredible moments and plays, the end of some of the most storied careers of our times and the emergence of new possible dynasties. Here is a look back at the finals of each of the four major sports and the impact the winning teams and their players have had around the sporting world. World Series: The National League Champion New York Mets, led by their incredible pitching rotation as well as the playoff emergence of Daniel Murphy, took on the stellar lineup … Continue reading Superstars dominate the professional stage