Much More Than a Valentine – The Gift of a New Heart

A National Heart Month Special Report

Much More Than a Valentine – The Gift of a New Heart

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut When it comes to hearts, what once seemed like a miracle is now routine. Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the world’s first human heart transplant on December 3, 1967 at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. That was truly the start of something big. Today, about 5,000 heart transplants […]

MLB Second Half Preview

Contributing Writer Cody Crandall With Major League Baseball’s All Star Game already in the books, it’s now time to focus on the second half of the season as the playoffs in October will be here in a blink of an eye. Here is a quick rundown of each team currently in first place in their […]

All-Star Week a Huge Success for MLB, or Was It?

Contributing Writer Cody Crandall Major League Baseball took center stage this past week as the 2015 All-Star Game took place at the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Ohio. All of the game’s top players were on hand to determine which league would have home field advantage once the World Series rolls around in October. Was […]

Alex Rodriguez Having Renaissance Season

Contributing Writer Cody Crandall I think it is safe to say that Alex Rodriguez is one of the most disliked and unpopular players in Major League Baseball. In 2014, Rodriguez was suspended for 162 games for his link to steroid use in the Biogenesis scandal. The suspension tainted a career filled with impressive statistics, and […]

Is Lebron James Better Than Michael Jordan?

Contributing Writer Cody Crandall I consider myself an avid basketball fan. The fast pace and the back and forth action always seem to spark my interest. The current NBA playoffs certainly haven’t disappointed. The performance of Cleveland Cavaliers superstar Lebron James hasn’t disappointed anyone either. At the time of this writing, James has the Cavaliers […]

NFL Changes Extra Point Rules for Next Season

Contributing Writer Cody Crandall Something subtle caught my eye in the sporting world this week. It had nothing to do with the “deflategate” scandal with the New England Patriots, the NBA playoffs and NHL Playoffs, or the MLB season that is now in full swing. Instead, it had to do with a rule change that […]

Tom Brady Suspended Four Games, Patriots Lose Draft Picks

Contributing Writer Cody Crandall Last week, I discussed the “Deflategate” scandal with the New England Patriots and Tom Brady. At the time, the punishment hadn’t been decided by the National Football League. However, several days ago the NFL came down extremely hard on Tom Brady and the Patriots. Brady has been suspended for the first […]

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