Allegany Communications Sports w/ Mike Burke

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MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports If Lamar Jackson’s betting on himself is working out pretty well so far, then Aaron Judge’s wager on himself is going absolutely boffo. Like Jackson, Judge turned down an enormous amount of money from his team, the New York Yankees, believing he could produce a season that would earn him […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: September 30, 2022, 2:50 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports It is unclear to me why so many #NFLTheTVShow fans refuse to acknowledge the quarterbacking genius of Lamar Jackson when they watch him play. It is very clear to me what it is they see when they do watch him play and, sadly, that’s something that is never going to […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: September 28, 2022, 12:38 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports It would seem the Baltimore Orioles have hit a bit of a wall, having dropped a pair of series to the Toronto Blue Jays (understandable) and one each to the Boston Red Sox (frustrating) and the Detroit Tigers (inexcusable) after reaching their high-water mark of 10 games over .500 at […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: September 26, 2022, 12:09 pm
Greenway steals the show once more MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports Living just two blocks from Greenway Avenue Stadium for much of my life, I am accustomed to seeing a good bit of traffic, particularly during the fall and the spring when there are any number of events taking place at the stadium. Cars line […]
Author: loganscott
Posted: September 20, 2022, 11:35 am
MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports Maryland was never in danger last Saturday when it beat Buffalo, 31-10, in its season opener at Maryland Stadium, which is a good thing; and while there wasn’t anything about the day that could be checked off as being a bad thing, such as injuries, there are still some familiar […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: September 8, 2022, 12:38 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports West Virginia fans are barking at head football coach Neal Brown these days. Actually, WVU fans have been barking at Neal Brown for a couple of years now, and I get it, as Mountaineer fans, boosters and alums are ready to start looking down from the climb rather than still […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: September 7, 2022, 12:44 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports As we alluded to last week, with the coming of Labor Day comes an anticipation of melancholy, and as Labor Day has come and gone (dreary and rainy an omen?), so, too, has the summer of 2022. Though, technically, that will not occur calendar-wise until Thursday, Sept. 22. In this […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: September 6, 2022, 12:35 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports Last Saturday during the Baltimore Orioles’ 3-1 win over the Houston Astros, Hall of Famer Jim Palmer was discussing the difference in all things Orioles now through the turnaround they currently find themselves conducting as opposed to all things Orioles then when the collapse triggered the massive organizational rebuild that […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: September 1, 2022, 12:24 pm
MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports Monday marked the beginning of tennis’ U.S. Open, for my money, the best and most enjoyable major sporting event out there. The biggest reason for this would be it’s played from noon to midnight every day and night in the heart of New York City and for two solid weeks […]
Author: chrystalrobinette
Posted: August 31, 2022, 12:43 pm
Oh, yesterday came suddenly “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” — Ferris Bueller MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports The state of West Virginia has one week in the books; Maryland gets things rolling this weekend and here we are again. It was […]
Author: loganscott
Posted: August 30, 2022, 4:00 pm