Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Books: "The Upstairs House" By Julia Fine

The Upstairs House

By Julia Fine

HarperCollins Publishers/Harper; hardcover, 304 pages; $26.99; available today, Tuesday, February 23rd

Julia Fine is the author of the critically-acclaimed What Should Be Wild, which was shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Superior First Novel Award and the Chicago Review of Books Award. She teaches writing in Chicago, where she lives with her husband and son.

Books: "Raceless" By Georgina Lawton


By Georgina Lawton

Harper Perennial; paperback, 304 pages; $17.99; available today, Tuesday, February 23rd 

Georgina Lawton is a journalist, speaker, and writer, whose work has appeared in VICE, Marie Claire, Refinery29, Bustle, The Times, Stylist, and Time Out, and was previously a columnist for The Guardian

Monday, February 22, 2021

Yankees Spring Training: Gerrit Cole Setting The Tone

Gerrit Cole in action on Monday. Photo provided by New York Yankees.

The Yankees enter the 2021 season with their usual sky-high expectations, with a championship-or-bust mentality, and the player that best exemplifies that is pitcher Gerrit Cole.

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Mets Sign Another Solid Starter, Taijuan Walker, To Two-Year Contract

The Mets welcome Walker on Twitter (@Mets).

The Mets have stocked up pitching this offseason, mainly reliable arms like Carlos Carrasco, and they added another name to that category, Taijuan Walker, on Saturday.

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Devils Name Nico Hischier 12th Captain In Team's History

Nico Hischier wearing the captain's C on Saturday. @NJDevils.

Before the Devils' Saturday afternoon game against the Buffalo Sabres, they team appointed Nico Hischier as their new captain. It is his first game of the season as well, as he missed the team's first 11 games due to a leg injury. 

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Yankees Have First Workout Day of Spring Training

Yankees pitchers on the field on Thursday. Provided by New York Yankees.

A baseball fan uses two words to get them through the long winter, "pitchers and catchers," and when spring training arrives, the new season brings a sense of hope, especially if your team is a World Series contender like the Yankees.

NFL Legend Lynn Swann Chats With National Football Foundation

Lynn Swann is best known for being part of the Pittsburgh Steelers dynasty in the 1970s and as an announcer on ABC's Monday Night Football. He is currently the president of Swann, Inc., a marketing and consulting firm.