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Pat Johnston

Newsdesk contributor

Patrick Johnston is a Newsdesk Contributor for SB Nation's East regional sites. He is also a co-manager of SB Nation's Big East blog, Big East Coast Bias and a contributor to Yahoo! Sports. He started writing the blog One-Handed Grab in 2009 following requests from a professor and a fellow graduate student at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa after they talked way more about football than political science. In 2010, he created the Positive Impact Factor, which includes rushing statistics, as an alternative to the Passer Rating. Before beginning to write about sports, he picked up a Bachelor's degree (and a necessary dose of Tiger athletics) from LSU and a Master's degree from UH Manoa (both degrees in political science). Miscellany: published a novel, has some of a dissertation on Lincoln written, applied for the New Mexico State job that went to DeWayne Walker.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Yankees Vs. Orioles Final Score: New York Falls 8-3 In Rubber Game Of Weekend Series

The New York Yankees were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles, 8-3, on Sunday at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees dropped two out of three games in the three-game set.

Mets Vs. Marlins Final Score: Jason Bay Grand Slam Leads Mets In 5-1 Victory

The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins 5-1 on Sunday at Marlins Park. With the win, the Mets swept the three-game road series for the first time since 2007.

The Barclays 2012, Final Results: Nick Watney Wins At Bethpage Black At 10-Under

Nick Watney has won the Barclays 2012 at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. Watney bounced back with a final round 2-under 69 on Sunday to finish 10-under for the tournament after shooting an even par 71 on Saturday.

Tyler Sash Injury: Giants Safety Sustains Leg Injury At Practice

New York Giants second-year safety Tyler Sash was carted off the field during practice with a lower leg injury on Sunday.

Yankees Vs. Indians Final Score: New York Wins, 4-2

The New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians, 4-2, on Sunday. The Yankees used a rally in the second inning to put three runs across and got another run in the sixth on a Curtis Granderson solo homer.

New York Jets Injury Updates: Santonio Holmes, Jeremy Kerley Expected To Play Sunday

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan updated the team's injuries on Friday ahead of Sunday's preseason game against the Carolina Panthers.

The Barclays 2012, Leaderboard Update: John Huh Five Shots Behind Leader Nick Watney

John Huh, who was born in New York, finished his second round at 4-under-par on Friday of the 2012 Barclays at Bethpage Black. Huh's second round has him five shots off the leader of the tournament, Nick Watney (10-under).

Syracuse Football: Orange Still Not Ready For Season

With the Syracuse home opener looming on Sept. 1, Syracuse head football coach Doug Marrone and starting quarterback Ryan Nassib say the team would not be ready to take on Northwestern right now.

The Barclays 2012, Leaderboard Update: Keegan Bradley Finishes Even, Padraig Harrington Leads At 7-Under

Padraig Harrington is the current leader of the 2012 Barclays after posting a 7-under 64 for his first round. St. John's grad Keegan Bradley finished at even par after round one.

Mets Vs. Rockies Final Score: New York Wastes Collin McHugh's Debut Gem In 1-0 Loss

The New York Mets lost to the Colorado Rockies on Thursday at Citi Field. The Mets dropped all four games in the four-game set. Collin McHugh struck out nine batters in seven innings for the Mets.

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