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Four teams remain in MLB postseason

Pitcher Blake Snell has been crucial to Tampa Bay's success (Daniel A. Varela/Miami Herald/TNS)

Michael Burstein, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2020

It’s down to just four. When the first pitch of the 2020 MLB playoffs was thrown, just over two weeks ago, on Sept. 29, for the first time in Major League Baseball history, there were 16 teams. Now, just four remain.  In the American League (A.L.), the sixth-seeded Houston Astros return to the champion...

October’s back, welcome to post-season baseball

October’s back, welcome to post-season baseball

Michael Bur

October 1, 2020

As the leaves begin to fall and the temperature starts dropping, it’s time for playoff baseball. In a year when there has been so much uncertainty as to whether there would even be a baseball season, we have finally made it to October and the post-season.  With the shortened 60 game season every organization knew there was no time to waste....

NFL Week one: Browns stumble, Chiefs roll

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) looks for a receiver late against the Houston Texans on September 10, 2020, at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Jill Toyoshiba/The Kansas City Star/TNS)

Michael Bur

September 17, 2020

It had been 221 days since Super Bowl LIV concluded when the new NFL season finally kicked off on Sept. 10. The reigning Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs hosted the Houston Texans to start what will surely be one of the most uncertain seasons the NFL has ever experienced.  What at first appeared to b...

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