NBA: Where Amazing Happens (as should Morality and Humility)

by Patrick ‘Rey’ Reynell The 2009 NBA playoffs is certainly living up to its slogan. Amazing has happened in most of the series. The conference finals continue the trend of final second suspense and Herculean efforts late in games. As amazing happens, however, players need to remember that humility should follow. Amazing attracts the attention […]

Curynski Closes College Career With A Pair Of Gems

Curynski Closes College Career With A Pair Of Gems

By Paul Casey Gotham Adam Curynski finished his collegiate career in familiar fashion allowing just two runs in his last sixteen innings of work for the Southern Illinois Salukis. On May first, the Webster native hurled eight shutout frames versus Missouri Valley Conference rival, Bradley. Curynski took a no-decision as the Braves scored a run […]

The 2009 FA Cup: Battle of the Blues

by Patrick ‘Rey’ Reynell The 2009 FA Cup, to be played on Saturday May 30 at Wembley Stadium in London, pits a battle of the Blues, Chelsea and Everton. Each makes its return to the final game since its last FA championship. Chelsea returns after a one year absence from its 2007 win over Manchester […]

Performance Of The Week – 5/18-5/24

Give it up for the Cornell Big Red men’s lacrosse team. The seven seeded champs of the Ivy League toppled #1 Virginia, 15-6 to advance to the NCAA Division I finals.   The Big Red led 8-2 at half and never looked back from there.  Today’s all- Upstate New York final vs. Syracuse marks Cornell’s […]

All Hail – Dinosaur Bar-B-Que!

By Paul Casey Gotham Those of us from Upstate New York – in particular Syracuse and Rochester – know well the culinary delights of the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. Now the rest of the country knows. ABC’s “Good Morning America” announced the results of their ‘Best Bar-B-Que in America’ contests, and Dinosaur earned the honors. That’s as […]

J.J. Redick: Intangibles Still Have Value in NBA

by Patrick ‘Rey’ Reynell I probably need to clarify that I have no invested interest in what I am about to write concerning one of the most celebrated and equivocally detested college basketball players of all time. I’m not a Duke fan, nor am I a Duke hater. Former Duke University star, J.J. Redick, is […]

Some Irish Spring

Fighting Irish fans — Tired of reading about Barrack Obama’s appearance at ND’s commencement? Hey, I like that our new President has been seen wearing his Chicago White Sox jacket (yea!!!) … but that also shows questionable judgment, given the Southsiders’ putrid offense. Oh … that’s not fair … the Sox won it all in […]