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The Masters Is Back and Better Than Ever

The Masters Is Back and Better Than Ever

James Tiedemann, Associate Editor April 7, 2021

The 2021 Masters Tournament begins this week just four months after the 2020 Masters was rescheduled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.   The 85th playing of the tournament is surrounded by numerous events,...

It's Time We Appreciate Mosquitos

It’s Time We Appreciate Mosquitos

James Tiedemann, Associate Editor March 20, 2021

The mosquito has perhaps the worst reputation of any creature that currently lives or buzzes on earth. Year after year, millions of people launch an all-out attack to kill as many mosquitos as possible...

Rush Limbaugh, Truly Irreplaceable

Rush Limbaugh, Truly Irreplaceable

James Tiedemann, Associate Editor February 17, 2021

This is one of those moments where no words can express how important this man was to me or how he influenced the entire nation. On Feb. 17, Rush Limbaugh passed away after a year-long battle against...

It's Time to Care About The National Debt

It’s Time to Care About The National Debt

James Tiedemann, Associate Editor January 31, 2021

As I sit down to write this column, the current National Debt of the United States stands at over $27 trillion. By the time this column is finally finished, edited, and published, the deficit will have...

My Love for Baseball

My Love for Baseball

James Tiedemann, Staff Writer December 12, 2020

I can’t remember the exact moment in which I fell in love with the game of baseball. Baseball has always been a focal point in my life from my earliest memories at age four all the way up until the present...

My Faith

My Faith

James Tiedemann, Staff Writer December 6, 2020

I’ve never openly written about my personal religious beliefs so this will be an interesting experience for me. Most of my closest friends, however, will shake their heads because they know in private...

Being A Conservative Going Forward

Being A Conservative Going Forward

James Tiedemann, Staff Writer December 4, 2020

As the old saying goes, “May you live in interesting times.” 2020 has proven to be nothing short of interesting. In my columns, I’ve only written about sports so far, but I want to change that up...

The Masters Tournament has Finally Arrived

The Masters Tournament has Finally Arrived

James Tiedemann, Staff Writer November 11, 2020
The November day the entire nation has been waiting for is finally almost here.
Legendary Broadcaster, Doc Emrick, Retires

Legendary Broadcaster, Doc Emrick, Retires

James Tiedemann, Impact Staff October 23, 2020

Playoff Hockey just won’t sound the same.  Legendary sports announcer Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick announced his retirement on Monday following 47 years of calling hockey games around the world.  Emrick’s...

Goodbye, Henrik Lundqvist

Goodbye, Henrik Lundqvist

James Tiedemann, Staff Writer October 9, 2020
It's the player that will sell out the Garden again when he makes his grand return to MSG, but also on the day that his playing career is over and #30 is raised to the rafters with the rest of the Rangers’ immortals. 
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