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Pigskin Predictions

By at September 20, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Pigskin Predictions

I was 9-6-1 in Week 1 and here we are in Week 3. I learned a lot about the teams in 2018. Looks to be an interesting year. NY Jets 23. Cleveland Browns 24 – Browns are not half bad New Orleans 24, Atlanta 30 – Saints looking bad so far Kansas City 21, San Francisco 27 – Just a feeling Oakland 27, Miami 24 – Not a Dolphin fan this year Buffalo 6, more...

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Pigskin Predictions

By at September 6, 2018 | 3:45 pm |

Pigskin Predictions

The NFL is ready to begin and my picks for the week are ready. But, I want to start off with my Superbowl prediction. I believe it will be Houston against Minnesota in the Superbowl. I will take Minnesota to win it all. I don’t see my Patriots winning it all this year. I think their time dynasty is over. Atlanta 23, Philadelphia 27 – Eagles still flying more...

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Children’s Charity Classic Held Last Saturday

By at August 9, 2018 | 3:15 pm |

Children’s Charity Classic Held Last Saturday

The 40th Children’s Charities Tennis Classic finished up play on Saturday at The Newington Tennis Center in 6 different divisions. Morning play hosted the parent/child doubles division with Sean Hussey and Tyler Hussey of Rocky Hill defeating Ed Chyra and Justin Chyra of Kensington by a score of 6/0 6/1. The boys 18’s final saw two long time players in the more...

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Pinstripe Press

By at June 28, 2018 | 4:15 pm |

Pinstripe Press

I believe between now and the all-star break is vital for the Yankees. This is the time of the season, last year that the Yankees began to fall apart. After a sweep last week by one of the worst teams in baseball – Tampa Bay – I am a bit worried. The team is off to a great start, but now is not the time to take it easy. The Boston Red Sox are right on our more...

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Pinstripe Press

By at May 31, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Pinstripe Press

As this team progresses talk about a new core four to replace Derek Jeter, Andy Pettite, Jorge Posada and Mariana Rivera seems to always be a question. Time will tell but there could be a cour five. Of course it depends on who is kept and who is traded. Most likely the two not traded will be Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez. The other possiblilities are Greg Bird, more...

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New Britain Bees Signings and Memorial Day Weekend Schedule

By at May 24, 2018 | 4:30 pm |

New Britain Bees Signings and Memorial Day Weekend Schedule

FORMER MAJOR LEAGUER TUIASOSOPO SIGNS WITH BEES The New Britain Bees today announced the signing of outfielder Matt Tuiasosopo. “We’re excited to bring Matt on board,” says Bees General Manager Brad Smith. “He adds another power bat to our lineup and also brings a veteran presence to our ballclub with five years of big league experience.” Matt more...

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Pinstripe Press

By at May 17, 2018 | 4:15 pm |

Pinstripe Press

It has been a few weeks since I have written about the Yankees, but it seems so much has changed. The Bombers are in first place by a half game. They won 19 of 22 games. Is there anything bad I can say? Nope. All is good in the Bronx. I am impressed with Miguel Andujar and Gleyber Torres. One will win rookie of the year. As I write this the Yankees are first more...

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Pinstripe Press

By at April 26, 2018 | 4:15 pm |

Pinstripe Press

It is way too early in the season for many negative naysayers. As I scanned the Yankees groups on Facebook, I saw a lot of negative comments. People were saying the Yankees will not make the playoffs and they can only hope to vie for a wild card spot. Granted the Boston Red Sox are playing phenomenally, but it is still April. Why are so many people giving up on more...

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CFGNB, Bees Support Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Relief Fund

By at April 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

CFGNB, Bees Support Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Relief Fund

The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain (CFGNB) and New Britain Bees professional baseball club will join forces on Saturday, May 19, to raise money for victims of Hurricane Maria and to treat hundreds of New Britain school students and their family members from Puerto Rico displaced by last fall’s devastating storm to a night at the ballpark. The Bees have more...

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Pinstripe Press

By at April 12, 2018 | 4:00 pm |

Pinstripe Press

Ten games into the season and the Yankees are 5-5. I must say I hoped for a better start. The next series against the Red Sox is exciting. The Sox are playing well. It is in Boston so it will be especially difficult. Even if the Yanks are swept, it would be way too early to panic. This team needs time to gel. Giancarlo Stanton has been a little slow so far. As more...

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