Monthly Archives: May 2012

Former Yankee Belts Blast Against Booze

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All is quiet at the Tepedino household in Hauppauge, N.Y., at 3 a.m. in late November 1971. But amidst the drone of crickets chirping outside, another sound echoes from the kitchen: ice cubes ricocheting back and forth against the inside … Continue reading

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Have decreases in driving trends affected car-sharing giant Zipcar?

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When James Yates chose to attend Hofstra University, he figured he would rely on public transportation as a way to get around. Being from Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., Yates’ only options would have been to ship or drive his car … Continue reading

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The Makings of an Inspirational Coach

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After a stellar 40-year basketball coaching career for the current University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla., head basketball coach, Jim Larranaga, it’s all coming back to where it started. The Archbishop Molloy, Briarwood, graduate was inducted May 17 into the … Continue reading

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At Home Plate: Bell One of Many Closer Changes

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The ninth inning of a baseball game can be a stressful time, especially if the score is close. Many teams have the luxury of handing the ball to a shutdown closer who they expect will close the door in the … Continue reading

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Safety Rules the Ping of the Bat

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In most sports, the amateur game in college is often similar to the same sport at the professional level. Hockey is still played on ice, football players all wear the same pads and the objective of putting the basketball into … Continue reading

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