Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Baseball Swings & Misses On Hamels Suspension

For a guy who says he’s “old school,”Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels certainly has a new way of looking at things. Hamels was suspended by Major League Baseball this week for five games after admitting that he intentionally threw at Nationals phenom Bryce Harper on Sunday. Hamels plunked Harper on the … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Browns Never Gave Colt a Fair Chance

The Cleveland Browns brass has made one thing perfectly clear at the NFL Draft this year: they do not believe Colt McCoy is good enough to be their starting quarterback. Too bad they never even gave him a chance to prove he could do the job. McCoy has just completed … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Valentine May Not Be a Good Fit in Boston

It took Bobby Valentine all of two weeks to get himself into hot water as manager of the Boston Red Sox. Granted, that’s a week longer than it took Ozzie Guillen to create trouble in Miami, but still… Valentine called out veteran infielder Kevin Youkilis, questioning his effort and his … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – NHL Loser Point Makes No Sense but Isn’t Going Away

The NHL has a unique feature that none of the other three major North American team sports features: instead of using winning percentage to determine its standings, the NHL uses points. Until the lockout, each NHL game had two points at stake to be divided among the competing teams. If … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – What Are The NY Jets Thinking?

If Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum were to write a book, a good working title would be “How Not to Build Up a Quarterback.” Since the end of last season, the Jets have run hot and cold with starting QB Mark Sanchez and seem to be changing their strategy as to … Continue reading