Drew Bledsoe’s Winemaking and Quarterback Rankings

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.- The first overall pick in the National Football League draft was a quarterback, on a mission bequeathed to him: to rescue his new franchise from oblivion. In 1993, Drew Bledsoe was that young signal caller, and believe it or not, that team was the New England…

2018 WNBA Draft: Kia Nurse to New York Liberty

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) From Storrs to the Big Apple – Kia Nurse is selected by the New York Liberty!#WNBADraft | #ProHuskies pic.twitter.com/yOHTvA657z — UConn Women’s Hoops (@UConnWBB) April 12, 2018 BERGEN COUNTRY, N.J.- With the tenth overall pick in the 2018 WNBA Draft, the New York Liberty selected Kia Nurse, a guard…

2018 WNBA Draft: A’ja Wilson to Las Vegas Aces

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) With the #1 overall pick in the 2018 #WNBADraft the Las Vegas Aces select… pic.twitter.com/7aLtD4FYaA — Las Vegas Aces (@LVAces) April 12, 2018 BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. – At number one overall, the Las Vegas Aces have selected 6’5″ forward A’ja Wilson of South Carolina.  Wilson, the best overall player…

New York Yankees: Terrible in Toronto-Too Early to Press Panic Button on Dellin Betances?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- The Yankees are set to open their 2018 campaign at Yankee Stadium MONDAY (4/2), but they are returning home after an opening-series loss against divisional opponent Toronto Blue Jays.  Most alarming is the giant uncertainty surrounding the ability of relief pitcher Dellin Betances, who was exposed,…

Conforto Conundrum: Callaway Likely to Find Nimmo

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- Around 9:00 this morning, the New York Mets All-Star outfielder Michael Conforto was informed by manager Mickey Callaway that he would start the 2018 season on the disabled list. After a cautiously optimistic spring, Conforto, after having left (non-throwing) shoulder surgery on September 6, will remain…

Joe Quagliano: If You Build It, Loro Verranno

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- A small business owner, Joe Quagliano is living the American Dream while maintaining his Italian roots via “America’s Game”: baseball. Quagliano, following his passion for the game, founded his own company: Mint Pros (specializing in VIP baseball events- bridging fans with their favorite players). As he told…

Tyler Wade’s Versatility Might Lead to Permanence with New York Yankees

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY- Tyler Wade’s versatility has lead to permanence on the roster of the New York Yankees. In the 2015-2017 regular season, Wade suited up to play five positions: second base, third base, shortstop, left field, and centerfield. During the Yankees’ surprisingly deep run in the playoffs last year…

SPECULATION: The Deckers Go Marching In To Who Dat Nation?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY- The Deckers certainly know how to keep fans entertained.  For days they have been, in my opinion, dropping hints as to free-agent Eric Decker’s next NFL team.   THE BUILD UP Thursday, March 15, 2018, Eric posted a story to his Instagram account featuring a…

Vegas Golden Knights Players Set the Standard for Desert Pro Teams

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) LAS VEGAS, NEVADA- A city where you can cook an omelet (using only the sun) on its desert sand nine months out of a year has suddenly become a mecca, a bucket-list destination, for hockey fanatics.  An ice cube would not stand a chance outside, but the ice inside…

Some Thoughts about the San Diego Padres…

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA- My life goal is to get to every team’s Major League Baseball Stadium, so it makes perfect sense that the very first stop (other than my hotel) on my trip to San Diego was the home of the Padres: Petco Park.  I shoved my suitcase into…