Archive for March, 2017

Megan Kelly is Off the Playing Field & On the Sidelines

March 25, 2017

The New York Times: BUSINESS, Wednesday, November 16, 2016,

A Fox News Anchor Crosses the Powerful and Emerges as a Brighter Star, by Jim Rutenberg

Megan Kelly states in the above article that, “Trump wanted to make me a story line in the race.  I was trying for nine months to get myself off of the playing field and onto the sidelines, where a reporter belongs.”

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Yanks’ Young Slugger Faces a Bar He Set High

March 4, 2017

The New York Times Sports Thursday, March 2, 2017

BASEBALL

Yanks’ Young Slugger Faces a Bar He Set High, by Tyler Kepner

Tampa, Fla.–Big expectations after a 19-homer outburst in a short stretch of last season. 

Gary Sanchez: “Everything seems positioned for Sanchez to be the next great Yankee.” He hit 20 home runs in 52 career games for the Yankees.  However, he set the bar so high, it may be difficult for him to reach the heights again.

The metaphors, a high bar, a low bar are from track and field sports: bars set low are easier than the ones set high.