Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Young QB’s Hold the Key to Team’s Seasons

It’s always been said that the NFL is a copycat league and it continues to prove that again and again. Last year, rookie quarterbacks like Cam Newton and Andy Dalton had stellar seasons after starting right away and other teams are looking to catch that same magic in a bottle. Newton … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Olympics Give Us a Chance to Unite

Every four years, the Olympics give us a chance to unite. Too often, the sports fans of America are divided. We have Yankees fans and Red Sox fans, Michigan vs. Ohio State, North Side of Chicago (Cubs) vs. South Side (White Sox), Packers vs. Bears, Dodgers vs. Giants, etc. But … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Nationals Facing Tough Choice With Strasburg

The Washington Nationals face a difficult dilemma with their best pitcher, Stephen Strasburg. The big righthander will turn 24 later this week and his comeback season after Tommy John surgery has been very successful. Thus far, Strasburg is 10-4 with a 2.66 ERA and an impressive 1.10 WHIP. The former … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Bounty Gate Players Have the Right to See Evidence

The four NFL players suspended in the Bounty Gate scandal have tried everything at their disposal to have their suspensions overturned, but to no avail. They have appealed, tried to say the commissioner doesn’t have the authority to suspend them for events prior to this collective bargaining agreement, claimed that … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Dickey A Feel Good Story In MLB

While most of the media is focusing on the ugliness of the Roger Clemens trial and revisiting the steroid era that still casts a pall on the sport and its history, I want to focus on what may be the biggest feel-good story in baseball: Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey. Dickey … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Bobby V: Don’t Take the Umpires Out of Baseball

Yes, the statement was probably made out of frustration, but Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine went a little too far when he asked that the home plate umpire in baseball be replaced by some kind of electronic device to call balls and strikes. I am all for the use of … Continue reading