1. 2012 Knicks Offseason: Where Hope Was Lost

    Let's face facts. The New York Knicks are not a title contender. Was 2010 really that long ago? The New York Knicks had made some big moves to re-engage the fanbase bringing in Amar'e Stoudemire and Raymond Felton...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about 2 years ago 1,153 reads 2 comments

  2. NBA Finals: How Westbrook as Fall Guy Can Help the Thunder and Magic

    If the Okalahoma City Thunder fail to win the 2012 NBA Championship, young playmaker Russell Westbrook will be wrongly painted as the fall guy...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about over 2 years ago 697 reads 11 comments

  3. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Good God... Is That LeBron James' Music?

    The abbreviated 2012 NBA season has been a blessing for the Miami Heat . They remained largely out of the public discussion while a number of stories played out. The 2012 NBA Playoffs will be all about the Miami Heat...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about over 2 years ago 1,050 reads 11 comments

  4. What If Carmelo Anthony Went to Nets, Deron Williams to Knicks Last Year?

    Last week, Ian Thomson of SI.com reported that Jazz GM Kevin O'Conner would have looked to the Knicks as a trade partner for Deron Williams...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about over 2 years ago 2,174 reads 8 comments

  5. Is Jason Pierre-Paul the NFL 2011 Defensive Player of the Year?

    The team metrics for the New York Giants are all terrible: 28th in points allowed per game (25.7) 28th in total yardage allowed per game (381.5) 27th in passing yards allowed per game (255...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about over 2 years ago 763 reads 2 comments

  6. NY Giants 2012: You've Been Warned. This Defense Will Finish in the Top 5

    The 2011 New York Giants defense has the potential to finish at—or near—the bottom of most defensive measures and may be one of the worst that the Giants have ever fielded...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about almost 3 years ago 1,903 reads 20 comments

  7. NBA Rumors: I Told You So, Amar'e Stoudemire Is Available

    Several months ago, I suggested that the New York Knicks should trade Amar'e Stoudemire straight up for Pau Gasol. This was met with anger from both the New York Knicks' and LA Lakers ' fanbases...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about almost 3 years ago 1,928 reads 6 comments

  8. NBA Trade Scenarios: Knicks and Magic Should Be Talking

    While most of the talk for the New York Knicks has centered around Chris Paul , Dwight Howard is the real prize of the 2012 free-agent class. The Knicks do have some assets to trade...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about almost 3 years ago 1,786 reads 14 comments

  9. Fixing the NBA: 20 Radical Ideas That Will Shape the Future

    Radical changes. To affect real change, NBA owners and players alike will need to make major concessions to improve the product and to realize their aim for a global brand. This is never going to happen, but it is fun to dream...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about 3 years ago 497 reads 2 comments

  10. Pau Gasol for Amare Stoudemire: A Trade the Knicks Must Consider

    Paul Gasol's stock could not be any lower than it is right now. He is the personification of the demise of the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about over 3 years ago 10,122 reads 96 comments

  11. NBA Playoffs 2011: New York Knicks Leader Mike D'Antoni Can Coach Defense

    Raise your hand if you thought that the first round series between the third seeded Celtics against the sixth seeded Knicks would have been a defensive battle with the Knicks holding their own...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about over 3 years ago 279 reads 0 comments

  12. Carmelo Anthony Trade Aftermath: Donnie Walsh and Mike D'Antoni on Borrowed Time

    Nine whole months. That's it. The road map that was laid out by GM Donnie Walsh and implemented by coach Mike D'Antoni lasted all of nine months...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about over 3 years ago 926 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Trade Rumors: The Knicks Are Looking to Acquire The Wrong Denver Nugget

    Carmelo Anthony wants to come to the New York Knicks . The Knicks front office, the team's fans and the New York City media want one of the NBA 's top scorers just as badly...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about over 3 years ago 972 reads 9 comments

  14. New York Yankees: Does Andy Pettitte Belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame?

    When Andy Pettitte's name hits the ballot for the Hall of Fame in five years, the Baseball Writers of America Association (BBWAA) will have a very difficult decision on their hands...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about over 3 years ago 234 reads 9 comments

  15. New York Giants: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly As Training Camp Wraps Up

    Here's a review of the final week of training camp and a final look back at the 24-10 loss to the Ravens. The Good Defensive Line Play: The unit remains the deepest part of the roster...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about 4 years ago 896 reads 2 comments

  16. Decision 2011: How Much Is Derek Jeter Worth?

    This winter Derek Jeter will be paid a lot of money by the New York Yankees. The New York Yankees are a team that promotes their history better than any franchise in sports today...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about 4 years ago 3,431 reads 15 comments

  17. New York Giant Battle Lines: Key Matchups for Preseason Week Three

    This is the first in a series of weekly articles targeting the key one-on-one battles that should ultimately decide the game. This week, the Giants travel south to Baltimore to face the Ravens...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about 4 years ago 679 reads 5 comments

  18. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: New York Giants Training Camp Edition

    This is the first in a series of weekly articles that recaps the week that was for the New York Football Giants...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about 4 years ago 1,051 reads 6 comments

  19. NBA Free Agent Rumors: LeBron James and the New York Knicks' Plan B

    Plan A for the Knicks revolves around two players: Dwayne Wade and LeBron James. Signing either would be a coup. Signing both would require a parade down the Canyon of Heroes. Plan A is at best about a 50-50 proposition...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about 4 years ago 2,764 reads 15 comments

  20. The Giants Have Yet to Recover from the Curse of Plaxico

    The NY Football Giants are still paying the price of the Plaxico Burress shooting. That night not only cost Plaxico his freedom, but the Giants their position in the football elite. This is really a tale of two teams...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about over 4 years ago 314 reads 13 comments

  21. Not Done Yet: How the Yankees Can Finish Remaking Their Outfield

    Today's trade of Melky Cabrera for Javier Vazquez solidifies the rotation but opens the door for more moves in the Yankee outfield. Most predict that the Yankees will now be in play for a marquee left fielder...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about over 4 years ago 796 reads 8 comments

  22. Snap Judgement: New Orleans Saints March Over New York Giants

    The New York Giants were thoroughly beaten in New Orleans to the tune of 48-27. This game featured seven different Saints reaching the end zone, several big plays of more than 25 yards and nearly 500 yards of offense...

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  23. Week One Preview: Ride Quarterbacks To Wins

    The first week of games shows the great divide in quarterback play. With just a few exceptions, all of this week's favorites have the better quarterback. Titans @ Steelers Ben Roethlisberger is the fastest quarterback to two Super Bowl rings...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about 5 years ago 124 reads 0 comments

  24. Seven Predictions for the New York Giants 2009 Season

    With just a week to go before the start of the season, it's time to bring out the crystal ball and take a look at what might happen in 2009. Prediction No. 1—The Giants' offensive line will not be healthy all year...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about 5 years ago 1,547 reads 7 comments

  25. Giant Expectations: Super Bowl or Bust for Big Blue

    Super Bowl or bust. This is not coming from some reporter or an avid fan. This comes from the team's general manager. When asked to deliver his opinion on this upcoming season, Jerry Reese responded, "We have enough to win, win big and win it all...

    Tom Lianos Written by Tom Lianos about 5 years ago 416 reads 5 comments