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Bands FC: Bands as Soccer Clubs, Soccer Clubs as Bands

Bands FC: Bands as Soccer Clubs, Soccer Clubs as Bands

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

October 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

If you like two things enough, why not just put them together? For Founder Nick Fraser, he took that thinking to heart.

Mercy College Doesn’t Care about Vegans or Vegetarians

Mercy College Doesn’t Care about Vegans or Vegetarians

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

September 20, 2018


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

Typically, when you think of a private college, you think of prestige, quality, high standards, and dedication to the student base, but as Mercy has shown time and time again, these traits do not seem to apply to their own school. But for the vegans and vegetarians of the college, Mercy has continuously shown that they do not care about us.

The Curious Case of the New York Cosmos: The Second Act

The Curious Case of the New York Cosmos: The Second Act

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

March 15, 2018


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

As Yogi Berra once said, "It ain't over till it's over." For the second iteration of the New York Cosmos, it may have been doomed from the beginning. In the second of two parts, I look at the resurrection of a once mighty team.

The Curious Case of the New York Cosmos: The First Act

The Curious Case of the New York Cosmos: The First Act

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

March 14, 2018


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

Before America had Major League Soccer and Real Madrid created The Galácticos, New York was where all the soccer stars aligned. In the first of two parts, I look at the death and rebirth of America's greatest soccer club.

Question(s) of a Lifetime – Part One

Question(s) of a Lifetime – Part One

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

February 18, 2018


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

Is there a God? What is the meaning of life? Is a hot dog a sandwich? These are all some of the greatest questions humanity has faced; here are some more.

USL D3: Could Promotion & Relegation Come To American Soccer?

USL D3: Could Promotion & Relegation Come To American Soccer?

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

February 3, 2018


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

With the new third division of American Soccer, United Soccer League D3, set to start play in 2019, I want to look at what this could mean for the future of promotion and relegation in the United States.

How America’s Soccer Revolution is Moving Away From America (Kind Of)

How America’s Soccer Revolution is Moving Away From America (Kind Of)

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

January 6, 2018


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

With Ezequiel Barco, one of the top prospects in Argentina, set to sign for Atlanta United, it signifies great changes for the landscape of Major League Soccer. Barco, along with  Jesus Medina, Diego Rossi, and Josue Colman are all players who fit this new mold of signings that could change MLS forever. ...

The JBA: Is LaVar Ball On To Something?

The JBA: Is LaVar Ball On To Something?

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

December 24, 2017


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

With the launch of the Junior Basketball Association set to take place this summer, has LaVar Ball found a loophole around the NCAA?

#MinnieHOF: The Tale of Minnie Miñoso

#MinnieHOF: The Tale of Minnie Miñoso

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

December 11, 2017


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

The Baseball Hall of Fame is an interesting place; on one hand, Cooperstown is supposed to honor the greatest to ever grace a baseball diamond, yet if you do something that is seen as “immoral” to the game, then it is impossible for writers to give said player a vote. It all comes to down to one’s...

The Ultimate New York Yankees Offseason Preview 2017-18

The Ultimate New York Yankees Offseason Preview 2017-18

Steven Keehner, Impact Staff

November 30, 2017


Filed under Tales of an American Redhead

With the New York Yankees coming one game short of making the World Series, many questions are being asked. With longtime Manager Joe Girardi being let go after 10 seasons in the Bronx, many are curious about who will be at the helm next season? Also, with a great amount of young and talented players...

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