Philip Mathew

Philip Mathew has been a passionate motor sports and sports fan since he was seven years old. Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in English Writing from Bloomfield College, Philip balances school and work with reading and listening to as much sports news as possible. Philip’s favorite teams are the New York Yankees, San Francisco 49ers, New York Knicks, Colorado Avalanche, Rutgers Scarlet Knights and a few others. Philip joined Double G Sports in March of 2012, covering the Somerset Patriots and motor sports.

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By Philip Mathew On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Random Musings from New Egypt

Last Tuesday, the stars of the World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Series made their annual stop at New Egypt Speedway. The half-mile dirt oval hosts local weekly races with small and big-block modifieds, street stocks, More...

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By Philip Mathew On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Forgeois Drives ADHD to the Fore

If someone were to approach 18-year-old Luca Forgeois outside of the circuits which comprise the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, he would be another kid.  A lover of pretzel M&Ms, high fashion More...

By Philip Mathew On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
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Middlesex Mooney: Colts Newest (and Youngest) Head Coach Takes Over Baseball Program

During the 2010 and 2011 Middlesex County College baseball seasons, one familiar face on the diamond was first baseman Christopher “CJ” Mooney.  While he left to earn his Bachelor’s Degree, Mooney is back More...

By Philip Mathew On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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MOTORSPORTS MONDAY, PART 1 – NASCAR EDITION

For those who missed out on the happenings in the motorsports world, we are starting a new feature on Double G Sports, recapping the most important events and giving a sneak peek to the following week’s action. More...

By Philip Mathew On Monday, July 1st, 2013
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MOTORSPORTS MONDAY, PART 2 – FORMULA 1 AND MOTOGP

The second part of the Motorsports Monday feature this week includes the British Grand Prix for Formula 1 and the Dutch TT MotoGP race from Assen. After a three-week break, the stars of Formula 1 returned to one More...

Photo credit to Charlie Barbeisch of Long Island Ducks.
By Philip Mathew On Saturday, June 29th, 2013
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SOMERSET PATRIOTS END FIRST HALF VS DUCKS… SORT OF

For the Somerset Patriots, the first half of the Atlantic League (AL) season has been a renaissance to their championship years.  A solid offense combined with pitching and fundamental defense has the Patriots More...

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By Philip Mathew On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
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CRUCIAL HOMESTAND AWAITS PATRIOTS THIS WEEK

For the five-time Atlantic League champion Somerset Patriots, this week’s nine-game homestand versus the Camden Riversharks and Long Island Ducks will have a great effect on whether or not they have a chance for More...

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By Philip Mathew On Saturday, May 18th, 2013
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RIVERSHARKS LOOK TO TAKE BITE OUT OF PATRIOTS

After taking two of three games against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, the Somerset Patriots start a three-game series against the Camden Riversharks tonight at TD Bank Ballpark.  Tonight, southpaw Graham More...

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By Philip Mathew On Saturday, May 18th, 2013
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PATRIOTS TAKE SERIES FROM BLUE CRABS

In a three-game mid-week series at TD Bank Ballpark, the Somerset Patriots took two out of three games against Liberty Division rival Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.  Somerset recovered from a late-game comeback More...

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By Philip Mathew On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
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SKEETERS COME IN FOR THREE AT SOMERSET

For the Somerset Patriots, their 3-1 record after four games is their best start since 2001 but they trail in the Freedom Division standings by a game behind two teams: Lancaster and the Sugar Land Skeeters.  Lancaster More...

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By Philip Mathew On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
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SOMERSET PATRIOTS OPENING SERIES REVIEW

Photo via SomersetPatriots.com New leadership, new faces, new energy…that is what the 2013 Somerset Patriots look to be about.  The first series of the Atlantic League season for the five-time champions against More...

Brett Jodie has taken over the managerial role for the retired Sparky Lyle. (Image via PatriotsBaseball.com)
By Philip Mathew On Thursday, April 18th, 2013
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New Year, Fresh Start for Somerset Patriots

Brett Jodie has taken over the managerial role for the retired Sparky Lyle. (Image via PatriotsBaseball.com) After a rough 2012 season which saw the Somerset Patriots miss the playoffs for a second consecutive year, More...