Posts From Matt Bartel

2019 PGA Championship: The Growing Legacy of Brooks Koepka

Bethpage State Park’s Black Course comes with a warning. Before one enters the first tee box they come across an ominous sign, with an alarming WARNING across the top in red letters. Underneath, the black text states that: “The Black

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Comeback Complete: Tiger is back after Masters Victory

14 years removed from his last Green Jacket. 11 years since his last triumph in a major. It will be a decade ago this November since that fateful “Thanksgiving Eve” occurred, sparking a tailspin none of us could have imagined

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2019 Masters Preview

It’s called “a tradition unlike any other” because it has earned that reputation. The annual rituals and the degree of difficulty bring out the best in the game, with golf immortality on the line from the first tee box to

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Sox Switch? A Batting Order Change That Just Makes Sense

Numerous outlets reported earlier this offseason that Red Sox manager Alex Cora intends to move reigning American League Most Valuable Player Mookie Betts out of the leadoff spot and into the two hole, while its former occupant Andrew Benintendi takes over leadoff duties.

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Canelo Floors Fielding in 3rd Round

Michael “Rocky” Fielding entered the ring standing at 6-foot-1. Despite a three-inch height advantage, he had his evening shortened by the devastating body blows from Canelo Alvarez, who captured another world title with his third round victory by technical knockout.

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Wilder vs. Fury: Another Controversial Decision

At the beginning of Drake’s Nice for What, a young woman states, “I keep letting you back in, how can I explain myself?” After last nights split decision draw at the Staples Center between heavyweight stalwarts Tyson Fury and Deontay

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deGrom, Snell’s Cy Young Wins Show Changing Dynamic of Baseball

It’s awards season for the MLB, and it is a rare year where a fierce debate is not required as to who was the best in each respective league for the 2018 season. There was a clear winner in each

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As World Series Heads West, Does Betts Head to Second Base?

Before he was this year’s batting champion, the likely American League Most Valuable Player, or even stole all of us a taco in game one of the World Series, Mookie Betts was a fifth-round pick in 2011, destined to be

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The Greatest Show on Turf 2.0

The highest-octane attack in pro football once again belongs to those in a helmet with horns. After moving to Hollywood in 2016, the stage has been set for a Los Angeles Rams franchise like many to hit southern California before

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2018 Ryder Cup Preview

It is time again for the biannual continental clash that captures the interest of the golf world and casual sports fans alike. Today though Sunday, Le Golf National in Paris, France will serve as host to the 42nd Ryder Cup.

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