Joe Bianchino is a writer, producer, and radio host located in upstate New York. He is a life-long New York sport fan, Chelsea supporter, and Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon enthusiast. Follow him on Twitter @JoeBNTS. Email him at Joe@noticketsports.com.
A heavyset man walks into the emergency room clutching his chest and complaining of pain in his left arm. He’s sweating and gasping for a breath he can’t catch. He’s moving slowly when he can muster the strength to move at all. He’s nauseous, too, and when he can speak, he mentions there’s pain in
There’s a reason casinos are built so big. They win. A lot. Because even when they lose at the start of the night, they end up winning in the end – when instead of taking your winnings to your room and getting a good night sleep, you stay up and give them all back. Which
In 2015, “the horse of a lifetime” wore his triple crown into the Travers Stakes and took on a colt who would go on – however briefly – to be considered one of the best in the world. And neither of them won the race. In 2016, an invader from the west bursted onto
Race 1: 5-2-3 Race 2: 8-2-9 Time is a flat circle. Every week I handicap the Saratoga cards, every week I give you some specific thoughts on select races, and every week I tell you that pace makes the race. Surprise Twist may not be as good as half this field, but behind a pace
I’ll take odds on anything. The Super Bowl, the Oscars, a presidential election. Anything. But no odds are quite as sweet as the first at Saratoga – when you’re still just glad to be back, standing in your suit next to the jean-shorted best friend you just met, hunched over a garbage can trying
If you hit on 20, you’re an idiot. Even if you pull a miracle ace out of the deck, you’re still an idiot. Because even if it works out in the end, the wrong decision is still the wrong decision. And sometimes, on the flip side, even when it doesn’t work out in the