Jonas Altman-Kurosaki Assistant Sports Editor

Class of 2010


  • The Cutoff Man: Spring training starts

    Valentine’s Day is exactly four weeks from now and folks, there’s no need to buy any gifts this year. It just so happens that Major League Baseball has already taken care of that for us. Sure, you and your hubby can spend a romantic dinner together, maybe even see a movie. But then you can go home and revel in the joy that this Feb. 14 is the day pitchers and catchers report to officially begin sp...

    Sports | January 17, 2011
  • The Cutoff Man: The 2010 trading block

    If baseball had a crystal ball — and I’m sure there’s someone out there who’s made one — it would most likely be diamond-encrusted and covered with the logos of each World Series winner. If you knew the right words to utter, you could look into it every off-season and see which players will switch uniforms come Opening Day.

    Sports | November 22, 2010
  • The Cutoff Man: Yanks seek out a Cliff bar

    I’d like to think that this headline’s pun is one of the more original ones out there regarding free agent pitcher Cliff Lee. Or at least more original than the corny “Cliffhanger.”

    Sports | November 15, 2010
  • Cross country’s Emily Wobb takes third at Mideast Regional; men’s team finishes third overall

    The Carnegie Mellon men’s and women’s cross country team traveled to Cooper’s Lake Campground in Slippery Rock, Pa., to host the 2010 Mideast Regional this past Saturday. The women, led by third-place finisher sophomore Emily Wobb, placed sixth overall as a team, while the men had three top-25 finishers to take third in the team standings.

    Sports | November 15, 2010
  • The Cutoff Man: Champions are built on pitching

    After the San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers clinched their respective pennants and punched their tickets to the World Series, the scales appeared tipped in the Rangers’ favor. While the Giants had managed to eke their way by Atlanta in the Division Series and then Philadelphia in the Championship Series, the Rangers had essentially pounded their way past the pitching of the Rays and Yankees, ...

    Sports | November 8, 2010