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Coronavirus: How is it Affecting Sports?

An empty baseball stadium in lieu of the delay of the MLB season due to COVID-19.

Alex Cunkle, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

COVID-19 has disrupted sports in a way not seen since World War II. The virus has shut down sports globally. Both amateur and professional leagues have canceled full season and championship tournaments. The NCAA has canceled all spring sporting events. They started by canceling all post-season play,...

42 Hits a Double

Cameron Hines

May 1, 2013

Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus, Martin Luther King Jr. preached non-violent protesting, and Jackie Robinson was the first black baseball player to play in the major leagues. 42, from writer/director Brian Helgeland, is the story of Jackie Robinson and his impact that he had, not only...

The Yankees Look to Stay Hot in Anahiem

Tom Chieppo

April 28, 2010

The Yankees have so many positives thus far in the regular season! Pitching seems to be the club’s forte this year, and it definitely is showing in their play time. Many Yankees fans support Javier Vaquez in the fourth spot in the rotation, but he is a mild concern at this point. Phil Hughes almost...

The Mets Look to Turn Back Clock

Tom Chieppo

April 21, 2010

The Mets are going to be battle tested throughout the regular season. Jerry Manuel’s club is 3 and 6 in their quest for a playoff run in the 2010 season. The schedule is stacked against the Mets as they take on the 6-3 St. Louis Cardinals; a very balanced squad in the National League. However, the Mets are in ...

The Mets Start Season Off Slow

Tom Chieppo

April 14, 2010

An imperative for the Mets started off with them going (1-2) against the Florida Marlins, a team who made 103 errors last season and 254 over the past two. The Mets need to have Jose Reyes in the line-up, and thankfully he has started his workouts. The Mets and skipper Jerry Manuel have to have everything...

Yankees and Red Sox Talk Trade

Alex Kratman

April 1, 2010

We at The Charger Bulletin didn’t believe it at first, but it is officially true! Information leaked out from sources within the Red Sox and Yankees organizations of possible trade talks has recently flooded sports newscasts on ESPN. The deal, which is incredibly expansive, will cause a new uproarious...

Obama to Throw Out Ceremonial 1st Pitch

The Associated Press

April 1, 2010

WASHINGTON – Barack Obama will throw out the ceremonial first ball at the Washington Nationals' opener, marking the 100th anniversary of a presidential pitch to start the season. William Howard Taft first did it on April 14, 1910. This will be the 48th time a president has made an opening-day pitch...

The New York Mets 2010: Injuries & Mishaps Make for Questions, Questions and More Questions

Tom Chieppo

March 10, 2010

PORT ST. LUCIE’ —The Mets’ spring training has gotten underway with many issues regarding the 2010 regular season, and it is put up, or shut up time. Starting rotation after Johan Santana is questionable because the Mets don’t have a number two starter: just a bunch of guys who can be fourth...

Yankee Andy Pettitte Sharp in Simulated Work

The Associated Press

March 10, 2010

FT. LAUDERDALE —The Yankees left-hander struck out three, walked one and allowed one hit during a two-inning simulated game Sunday. “I felt good,” Pettitte said. “Last year I did this, and to me it’s good to break it in. I can make this pretty real even though it’s a simulated game. It’s...

Mark and Brother Jay McGwire Cut Ties

Tom Chieppo

March 3, 2010

Mark McGwire, saddened about his estranged brother Jay McGwire writing a steroid book about Mac’s performance-enhancing drug use, reiterated his claim that he didn’t use PED’s for health injuries. Reconciliation isn’t possible for Mark at this point, as he feels that Jay has betrayed his trust....

Manny Ramirez’s Last Season in LA, Won’t be Back in 2011

Tom Chieppo

March 3, 2010

Manny appeared in the clubhouse last week for spring training and conceded the probability that this may be his last year in “Dodger Blue.” Ramirez according to ESPN.com, said the following, “I won’t be here next year. I want to enjoy myself. I will see where I’m at, but I know that I will...

Mets SS Reyes Meets with FBI About Accused Doctor

The Associated Press

March 3, 2010

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP)—Mets shortstop Jose Reyes said Sunday he met with federal investigators last week regarding a Canadian doctor accused of selling an unapproved drug. Dr. Anthony Galea is facing four charges in his country related to the drug known as Actovegin, which is extracted from calf’s...

Mark McGwire Arrives at Spring Training, Offers Another Steroid Apology

Tom Chieppo

February 23, 2010

“Big Mac” was happy to be back at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter Florida last week. McGwire stood around the batting cages and developed the Cardinal sluggers for this upcoming season as the new hitting coach.  He knew that the past would be brought up once again, and he spoke to some of the reporters...

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