Why did Suraj Patel lose his primary election? I can’t seem to figure it out…

Photo Credit: Millennial Politics Nearly 24 hours have passed since it concluded, but I am still trying to figure out why 34-year-old Suraj Patel lost the New York 12th Congressional District Democratic Primary Election to 72-year-old incumbent Carolyn Maloney. He lost by 17.6%, as Maloney totaled 58.8% of the vote while he totaled only 41.2% of it. Why did this happen? Was it the fact … Continue reading Why did Suraj Patel lose his primary election? I can’t seem to figure it out…

It almost seems like Suraj Patel was trying to lose

Photo Credit: William Farrington, Tinder, NBC Los Angeles, Suraj Patel It’s official; 72-year-old incumbent Carolyn Maloney has won the New York 12th Congressional District Democratic Primary Election over 34-year-old Suraj Patel and has likely won a 14th term as the district’s representative in doing so as a result of the fact that the district typically votes for the Democrat on the ball in the general … Continue reading It almost seems like Suraj Patel was trying to lose

Today is the day: Will Suraj Patel be stopped?

Photo Credit: Suraj Patel Today is the day of the New York 12th Congressional District Democratic Primary Election between 72-year-old incumbent Carolyn Maloney and 34-year-old Suraj Patel. Maloney is running for her 14th term in Congress, while Patel is a hotel executive who teaches business ethics at New York University and has never run for Congress before. The winner of this primary election will likely … Continue reading Today is the day: Will Suraj Patel be stopped?

No, Suraj Patel, you are not being “cyberbullied”.

Photo Credit: WS Buzz Creepy comments made back in August of 2012 by Suraj Patel, a 34-year-old Democrat who is running for a Congressional seat in New York against the party’s incumbent, Democratic Representative Carolyn Maloney, recently resurfaced. The comments made by Patel, who was then 29 years old, were made in several social media posts. In these posts, he expressed his attraction to a 16-year-old … Continue reading No, Suraj Patel, you are not being “cyberbullied”.

Power Cleared to Drive at Sonoma

Photo Credit: FOX Sports Team Penske’s Will Power, who sits in 2nd place in the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series standings, has been medically cleared to drive in the 2016 series finale at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California on Sunday, September 18th following a crash at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York last Sunday during the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen that left … Continue reading Power Cleared to Drive at Sonoma

Dixon Wins At Watkins Glen; All But Two Drivers Eliminated from Championship Contention

Photo Credit: IndyCar Scott Dixon, who drivers a Chevrolet-powered car for Chip Ganassi Racing, took the checkered flag for his 2nd victory of the season, 40th of his IndyCar career, and 4th at Watkins Glen in today’s IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York. Dixon won the race by 16.5308 seconds over Josef Newgarden, making this margin of … Continue reading Dixon Wins At Watkins Glen; All But Two Drivers Eliminated from Championship Contention

Dixon Takes Pole for Watkins Glen Race

Photo Credit: IndyCar Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the qualifying session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen, around the 11-turn 3.40-mile natural terrain road course in Watkins Glen, New York with a fastest lap time of 82.5259 seconds to secure the pole position for tomorrow’s race. Will Power, Sebastien Bourdais, Helio … Continue reading Dixon Takes Pole for Watkins Glen Race

Dixon Tops 3rd Watkins Glen Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the third practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen, around the 11-turn 3.40-mile natural terrain road course in Watkins Glen, New York with a fastest lap time of 82.8008 seconds. Will Power, Sebastien Bourdais, James Hinchcliffe, and Jack Hawksworth rounded out the … Continue reading Dixon Tops 3rd Watkins Glen Practice

Dixon Tops 2nd Watkins Glen Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the second practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen, around the 11-turn 3.40-mile natural terrain road course in Watkins Glen, New York with a fastest lap time of 82.8740 seconds. Helio Castroneves, Will Power, Tony Kanaan and Juan Pablo Montoya rounded out the top 5 … Continue reading Dixon Tops 2nd Watkins Glen Practice

“Prix-Viewing” the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen

Photo Credit: sports.usatoday.com The 15th race out of 16 scheduled races of the 2016 Verizon Indycar Series calendar brings us to Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York on Sunday, September 4th. The indycars will race 60 laps around the 11-turn 3.40-mile natural terrain road course. This weekend’s race at Watkins Glen was not initially scheduled for the Verizon IndyCar Series to start the season, but was added … Continue reading “Prix-Viewing” the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen

Dixon Tops 1st Watkins Glen Practice

Photo Credit: IndyCar Chip Ganassi Racing’s Scott Dixon, who drives a Chevrolet-powered car, topped the speed charts in the first practice session for this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series race, the IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen, around the 11-turn 3.40-mile natural terrain Watkins Glen International road course in Watkins Glen, New York with a fastest lap time of 83.8921 seconds. Sebastien Bourdais, Will Power, Tony Kanaan, … Continue reading Dixon Tops 1st Watkins Glen Practice

What Happened to the Original NBA Teams

Photo Credit: Sports Encyclopedia The 1946-47 season was the first season of the Basketball Association of America, or BAA (which you know as the NBA now). Maurice Podoloff was the commissioner of the league, which was founded on June 6th of 1946. You may recognize his name because the Most Valuable Player trophy is named after him: the Maurice Podoloff trophy. Eleven teams played that season, with … Continue reading What Happened to the Original NBA Teams

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira to Announce Retirement Following This Season

Image courtesy of: mlb.com Despite saying in January that he wanted to play for five more seasons, it looks like the switch-hitting first baseman they call Tex, Mark Teixeira, will be hanging up the cleats after this season. He’s only batting .198 this season with 10 home runs and 27 RBIs, and he has struggled to play routinely, playing in only 77 games out of the 108 … Continue reading Yankees’ Mark Teixeira to Announce Retirement Following This Season

The European NBA Player: Dirk or Darko?

Photo Credit: slamonline.com There were thirteen players from Europe with no American experience selected in the 2016 NBA Draft, including seven in the first round. Every year, questions arise about how these European players’ games will translate to the NBA. Every fan has their own opinion about them, but the truth is European players’ success in the National Basketball Association is just about as hard … Continue reading The European NBA Player: Dirk or Darko?