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The agony of da feet
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The agony of da feet

If you hail from Minnesota or Cincinnati, or root for the football teams in those areas, I want to offer my condolences. I don’t know how you got out of bed on Monday. Over the weekend, the Vikings and Bengals suffered absolutely brutal losses in the NFL Wild Card round, […]

Mark Croughan contests a shot by Harrison’s Zach Evans. Croughan and the Garnets topped their rivals 56-38. Photo/Mike Smith
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Garnets top Huskies by 18

On Jan. 9, bitter rivals Harrison and Rye squared off in the annual Michael Ice Memorial Classic with both teams needing a win to keep pace in a crowded Class A landscape. In the end, a late push by the Garnets put the home team on top for good, as […]

Jack Shapiro challenges a Sabers’ defenseman on Dec. 28. Shapiro found the net in the second quarter to
give the Titans a 4-0 lead. Photo/Mike Smith
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Titans ice Sabers 8-2

On Dec. 28, Rye Town/Harrison turned a fast start against Somers/North Salem into a solid finish to the calendar year. With an 8-2 win over the Sabers at the Rye Playland Ice Rink on Monday, the Titans head into January as the owners of a 9-1 record and seem to […]

Misery loves company
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Misery loves company

I swear that I’m not a spiteful person, but when it comes to sports, it seems like a healthy dose of “schadenfreude” is sometimes unavoidable. Last Sunday, while watching my New York Giants put the finishing touches on a dreadful 6-10 season—and most likely Tom Coughlin’s coaching career—the only thing […]

New year, new hope
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New year, new hope

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to turn the page on 2015—at least sportswise. From a fandom perspective, this hasn’t been a great year for me. The Giants, who were thankfully put out of their misery this past weekend, were positively atrocious, kept afloat for weeks only by […]