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Staff Picks: World Series

Staff Picks: World Series

By WSN Staff

October 4, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The WSN Staff puts it all on the line as they make their World Series picks.

On fan anxiety, family and sports media consumption

On fan anxiety, family and sports media consumption

By Grace Halio, Deputy Features Editor

September 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

I was quite literally born and raised a Yankees fan. In my first baby picture I’m wearing a pink Yankees beanie, courtesy of my dad. Breakfast table news generally consisted of baseball stats and if it was out-of-season, it was talk of exhibition games, spring training or trades. The 1996 champio...

With evenly matched teams, homefield advantage could help to determine World Series

With evenly matched teams, homefield advantage could help to determine World Series

October 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

For the first time since 1999, the teams with the best records in their respective leagues are playing in the Fall Classic. With 97 wins each, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox will face each other in what is one of the most evenhanded series in recent memory, despite last nights resu...

As championship approaches, Red Sox become league favorite

As championship approaches, Red Sox become league favorite

October 9, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Sports

For many sports fans, October means one thing — the Major League Baseball playoffs. At month’s end, a new champion will be crowned in the 2013 edition of the World Series. In the beginning, there were 10. Of these teams, the once overlooked Boston Red Sox have emerged as favorites to advance to th...

MLB’s big spenders disappoint this season

September 27, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Sports

With the baseball season coming to an end, fans of teams league-wide will be doing one of two things: looking ahead to the playoffs or contemplating what could have been. As for the latter, here are the biggest disappoints of the year in Major League Baseball. 1. Boston Red Sox One of the most crit...