Daniel Bates

I am an avid New York sports fan, although geographically I am caught in limbo being from Connecticut. You'll see me in pinstripes and green and white nonetheless.

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  • 01:38 PM ET  02.10
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Another fallen star, another disgrace to professional baseball.Alex Rodriguez’s shameful admission to using performance-enhancing drugs from 2001 to 2003 further taints Major League Baseball to the point where the game is almost completely devoid of integrity. These days, it seems we can’t even watch our hometown heroes sign autographs without the nagging question of steroid use: “My, he signed that baseball awfully quick, he must be on the juice.” All kidding aside, the witch-hunt known as the Steroid Era in Baseball is an unfortunate epidemic that is spreading like…
  • 03:38 PM ET  01.23
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Self-proclaimed as “America’s Team,” the Dallas Cowboys certainly resemble the Stars and Stripes as of late: dysfunctional and an organization in shambles. Much like America’s economy, the Cowboys are in desperate need of a bailout package to purge themselves of some dead weight within the organization. I can’t tell you the amount of articles, blogs, and editorials I’ve read over the past few days regarding the Cowboys, because quite frankly, there were far too many. The most recent article was about Tony Romo and his lack of leadership qualities. In a…
  • 10:28 AM ET  12.31
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Three days since the firing of head coach Eric Mangini, the New York Jets have an immediate hole to fill in their coaching staff. And so the search begins.As a longtime Jets fan, I was utterly devastated (yet again) after the Green & White failed to lock up a playoff seed with a loss to the Miami Dolphins in Week 17. Granted, they needed help along the way from either New England (fat chance) or Baltimore (**** Ray Lewis) as well as from quarterback Brett Favre, who seems to have lost his arm strength, accuracy, decision-making, and heart all in the span of the final 5 weeks.So here I am,…

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