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

If you like two things enough, why not just put them together? For Nick Fraser, one of the co-founders of Bands FC, he took that thinking to heart.
October 4, 2018
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
Let me ask you a question: if Mercy continues to ignore vegans and vegetarians, do they really exist?
September 20, 2018
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
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.
March 15, 2018
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
Before America had Major League Soccer and Real Madrid created the Galácticos, New York was where all the soccer stars aligned.
March 14, 2018
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
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.
February 18, 2018
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?
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.
February 3, 2018
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)

via Major League Soccer
Major League Soccer is shifting rapidly into a new era. In this article, I break down how the movement toward acquiring young South and Central Americans is contributing to this.
January 6, 2018

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...

The JBA: Is LaVar Ball On To Something?

The JBA: Is LaVar Ball On To Something?
December 24, 2017
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

via DNAinfo
Let's look at the story of one of baseball's most underrated, underappreciated, and interesting players ever.
December 11, 2017

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 Ultimate New York Yankees Offseason Preview 2017-18

The Ultimate New York Yankees Offseason Preview 2017-18
Following an incredible 2017 season, the Bronx is burning once again. Let's look at what moves the Yankees could be making this Winter.
November 30, 2017

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...

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