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Ricky Keeler

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The NCAA Tournament is one of my favorite events in sports. The reason for that is that college basketball always seems to exemplify the cliché that anything can happen. This year, that cliché has stuck throughout the entire season with top-five teams losing left and right. The field was as wide open as ever, and March Madness has definitely lived up to its namesake, especially in one section of the United States...

The NFL playoffs brought great drama this year. There were many high-scoring games and most were tightly contested. But one player's story came to the limelight - Ray Lewis. At the beginning of the postseason, he announced it would be his last ride...

There is one story and one team that I have enjoyed following this year that emphasized the motto of always having hope: Chuck Pagano and the Indianapolis Colts. On October 1st, Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia and would not be able to continue coaching due to cancer treatment...

In early December, Cowboys’ backup nose tackle Josh Brent was arrested on charges of intoxication manslaughter. Out on the road at 2 AM, Brent wrecked his car. He had gotten behind the wheel drunk and his teammate, Jerry Brown, was in the passenger’s seat. Josh was okay, but Jerry did not survive the accident. Brent’s career is in severe jeopardy as he is looking at serving serious prison time for his actions. But even though he was at fault, Brown’s family and his teammates have shown tremendous support for him...

The college basketball season is finally here! As a St. John’s fan, I am excited for the season to start. March Madness is also one of my favorite times of the year. But there is already a story that has caught my attention as a college student. Last week, Harvard had their co-captains Kyle Casey (F) and Brandyn Curry (G) leave the team due to an alleged academics violation...

Over the last week, I have been thinking about the proper ways to express my thoughts after the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Sandy made her presence known on the East Coast, in particular the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Houses have been damaged, lives have been lost, and power and heat have been out for people for days. I live on Staten Island, so seeing my borough for the first time since the storm broke my heart...

While the World Series is about to get underway, there is one storyline that is still sweeping MLB - at least in the New York City area. Last week, the New York Yankees were eliminated by the Detroit Tigers in a resounding sweep. The story around the nation wasn’t about the Tigers’ solid pitching, but the lack of offensive firepower throughout the postseason from the Bronx Bombers. The Yankees are set for an interesting offseason that could include many players being moved; but one player seems to be the one that the organization and its fans care about the most - Alex Rodriguez It got me wondering about all the pressure Our Savior went through on the night He was betrayed...

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