Archive - May 8, 2013 - Sports Article
A little of this, a little of that â€¦
There are some sports writers and columnists who believe that one of the jobâ€™s requisites is to put themselves in the shoes of a professional athlete. Itâ€™s as if the power of the pen and computer grants these gatekeepers of the locker room the ability to read millionaireâ€™s minds or to step inside their bodies.
And thatâ€™s when the real trouble ensues.
CENTRAL FALLS â€“ After dropping two straight, Shea High skipper Dino Campopiano has been trying to hammer home the honest truth: If his kids wanted to see any semblance of post-season action, they had to start winning â€“ and fast.
Thanks to senior righthander Bryan Quinlan, the Raiders took their first step toward that ultimate goal Wednesday afternoon.
PAWTUCKET â€“ Gary DiSarcina learned a valuable lesson during his first month managing the Pawtucket Red Sox â€“ the importance of individualism.
Naturally, players who are on Bostonâ€™s 40-man roster tend to warrant more attention, yet itâ€™s important to remember the rest of the clubhouse inhabitants, too. To DiSarcina, itâ€™s paramount to establish a set of guidelines with each player rather than have everyone fall under the same umbrella.