About: JimFerch

Bio: I have a huge passion for sports. I love writing and discussing it. This is what made me want to become a sports writer. I'm determined to overcome obstacles and adversity. I prefer to write about baseball, basketball, and football. I take pride in my work and I want to be the best writer I can be.

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Daily Fantasy Sports Sites FanDuel and DraftKings Discuss Merger

Posted on: 14 Jun 2016

Bloomberg has reported that merger discussions have been going on for quite some time between daily fantasy sports companies Fan Duel and DraftKings but nothing is guaranteed or permitted as of yet. Both companies asked not to be labeled because the negotiations are confidential. They both declined to comment on the situation. Over the past decade, daily fantasy sports, which is like a turbocharged form of the season-long game has boomed. Online participants or players have the ability to construct a fantasy team in just one night or throughout a weekend. It…

Four People Killed in Tel Aviv Shooting in Israel

Posted on: 13 Jun 2016

Two Palestinian gunmen opened fire at the Tel Aviv food and shopping complex on Wednesday night and killed four people. This took place near the Israeli Defense Ministry. As gunshots fired through the complex, a swarm of patrons scampered towards the exit door. There was surveillance footage from a cafe adjacent to the shooting. Horrified customers knocked over chairs and tables as they scrambled to safety. Israeli police spokesman Rosenfield said both terrorists were in police custody with one shot and other arrested at the Sarona Market. The Sarona Market…

Stony Brook’s Handley and Honahan get Selected in MLB Draft

Posted on: 13 Jun 2016

Junior outfielder Toby Handley (Whitby, Onta rio) and senior pitcher Tyler Honahan (Parker, Colorado) of the SUNY Stony Brook Seawolves were both rewarded for their collegiate baseball careers on Saturday as they were both selected in the MLB Draft. Handley was selected in the 33rd round by the Houston Astros while Honahan was picked in the 36th round by the New York Yankees. This is the fifth time in the last six years that Stony Brook has had multiple MLB draft picks in a single season. Stony Brook has had…