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NFL 2020: Week 1 Picks

Summer is winding down, Labor Day has come and passed, and the National Football League is set to begin their season on time despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Other sports leagues had to drastically alter their schedules to accommodate for the unique circumstances, but besides cancelling the preseason and most stadiums playing without fans, the NFL’s season will go on […]

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Hike: Mount Beacon Fire Tower Out-and-Back

Mount Beacon, located along the Hudson River about 90 minutes north of the city, offers one of my favorite hikes in the Hudson Valley. It’s not the longest, highest, nor most difficult mountain to scale in the area, but the beautiful views and interesting scenery make for a lovely day for hikers of all ages and abilities. Note: This is […]


2020-21 NFL Predictions: Standings and Super Bowl Matchup

Despite the uncertainty that surrounds the world of sports, the cancellation of the preseason, and key players opting to stay at home for health and safety reasons, the NFL is set to begin its 2020-21 season on schedule on Thursday, September 10. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs will attempt to defend their Super Bowl victory, kicking off the […]


Phillies to Resume 2020 Season With Four-Game Series Against Yankees

The Philadelphia Phillies will finally begin their second series of the 2020 Major League Baseball season on Monday night, squaring off against the New York Yankees, one week later than expected. The Phillies-Yankees series was originally postponed due to the Miami Marlins COVID-19 outbreak, occurring the same weekend they played against the Phillies in Philadelphia. The Phillies schedule was further […]


Entire Phillies-Yankees Series Postponed After Marlins COVID-19 Outbreak

With the number of players within the Miami Marlins organization testing positive for COVID-19 rising to 15, Major League Baseball has temporarily sidelined the seasons of the Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies hosted the Marlins for a three-game weekend series, in which Miami took the field Sunday afternoon fully aware of the coronavirus spreading within their clubhouse. The remainder […]


Series Recap #1: Phillies Drop Two of Three, Allow 17 Runs Over Three Games Against Marlins

The Philadelphia Phillies began their 60-game 2020  Major League Baseball season on July 24 in Citizens Bank Park, hosting the Miami Marlins, their NL East rivals. While the Phillies had some bright spots in this three-game series, they ultimately dropped two of three games. Miami terrorized Philadelphia’s pitching staff, tagging them for 11 runs in the series finale. While much […]


Phillies Announce 2020 Opening Day Lineup

After over three months of delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philadelphia Phillies will begin their 2020 campaign on Friday night against their NL East rival, the Miami Marlins, in Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies announced the opening lineup for their 132nd season on their Twitter account. Our 2020 #OpeningDay lineup. #RingTheBell 📺: @NBCSPhilly 📻: @SportsRadioWIP 📱💻: // […]

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‘IDK and Friends 2’ to Release Tonight

London-born, Maryland-based musician IDK will be releasing “IDK and Friends 2” tonight, a companion soundtrack to Kevin Durant’s documentary “Basketball County”. The release will follow “IDK and Friends :)”, a collaborative mixtape the rapper self-released in November 2018. The follow-up is set to be just as, if not more, loaded than the first, with an expansive list of vocalists and […]

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Track Review: @ MEH by Playboi Carti

Playboi Carti fans awaiting the rapper’s long-anticipated second studio album, Whole Lotta Red, were treated to a surprise drop on Thursday afternoon. Carti released a new single “@ MEH” with an accompanying music video. @ meh ! out now ! — 💋🧛🏿‍♀️ (@playboicarti) April 16, 2020 The single shares the same cover art that the Atlanta rapper had posted on his […]


Ranking the NFC South Quarterbacks In 2020

The NFC South has featured formidable quarterbacks for years. At the start of the 2019 NFL season, three of the division’s four starting quarterbacks had a Super Bowl appearance under their belt. The same can still be said now: though Cam Newton is done in Carolina, Tom Brady has entered the division to make the NFC South easily the most […]

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IDK Releases New Single “In My White Tee”

IDK, a London-born, Maryland-Washington D.C.-based rapper, may be hip-hop’s next big star. His 2019 studio debut album Is He Real? turned heads as a concept album that actually compelled the listeners to think, rather than just hear the same old hooks and choruses that are dominating the charts. That’s not to say the album isn’t pleasing on the ears though: IDK […]

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Review: Eternal Atake by Lil Uzi Vert

After releasing Luv is Rage 2 in 2017 (Lil Uzi Vert’s debut studio album that has since gone double-platinum,) hype built for over two years for the Philadelphia rapper’s next commercial project: Eternal Atake. The “XO Tour Llif3” rapper first announced the album in 2018, with intrigue and mystique always surrounding the nature of the record. “New Patek” was released in […]


Where Will Cam Newton and Jameis Winston Play in 2020?

The NFL offseason quarterback carousel is well underway. Tom Brady, the longest-tenured quarterback in the league with a single team, left the New England Patriots for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Philip Rivers, who had spent his entire career with the Chargers franchise, moved on to the Indianapolis Colts. Teddy Bridgewater leveraged a strong showing for the New Orleans Saints in […]