1. San Francisco 49ers: Playmaker Needed, Should Sign Terrell Owens

    NFL games are won by playmakers on both sides of the football. And for the NFC West champion San Francisco 49ers , to be as successful in the postseason as they have been during the regular season, they need to add another playmaker on offense...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about over 2 years ago 2,324 reads 3 comments

  2. In College Football, Even the Nitpicky Rules Matter

    There are still 11 days until college football’s national championship game between Oregon and Auburn in Glendale, Ariz...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about over 3 years ago 204 reads 1 comments

  3. ESPN Does UConn Women a Dissservice

    ESPN has been around since 1979. I still remember when the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network used its flagship program, SportsCenter, to report news, not to try to create news or shape public opinion...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about over 3 years ago 317 reads 0 comments

  4. Sports Television Still Needs a Major Color Adjustment

    Sports are not exempt from racial profiling. While racial profiling in the sports world is not as extreme or humiliating as that which exists in America’s airports and on the roads, it is mindless and infuriating nonetheless...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about almost 4 years ago 90 reads 0 comments

  5. Petty Personified: Cleveland Cavaliers Dan Gilbert Is NBA's Worst Owner

    Sports don’t build character. Sports reveal character. This is as true of athletes as of those involved in the business of sports...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 4 years ago 1,490 reads 1 comments

  6. R-E-S-E-T: Thanks to Rex Ryan's Defense, These Aren't the Same Old N.Y. Jets

    For Rex Ryan, who put his coaching reputation as a defensive wizard on the line with a week of inspired horn-blowing before his Jets met the Patriots, the cold-fish, no-look, post-game ...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about almost 5 years ago 553 reads 7 comments

  7. Jets-Patriots: Expect New York To Run All over the Pats on Sunday

    New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez makes only his second NFL start Sunday, and he’ll face the AFC East rival New England Patriots...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about almost 5 years ago 281 reads 1 comments

  8. It's Speak Up and Put Up Time For New York Jets

    Although football fans around the country have reason to wonder if the New York Jets’ performance against the Patriots on Sunday will cash the checks written by the mouths of ...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about almost 5 years ago 275 reads 8 comments

  9. New York Jets Fans Can Savor The Joy Of Rex Ryan

    New York Jets fans have reason to feel giddy after the team’s dominant performance in the season-opening victory over the Texans. Now, as Sunday’s showdown against the Patriots draws near, Coach Rex Ryan has given fans another reason to smile.

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about almost 5 years ago 255 reads 6 comments

  10. New York Jets Defense Needs to Show Something Against New York Giants Tonight

    Throughout the preseason, Jets coaches and players have acknowledged that the defense is well ahead of the offense in coach Rex Ryan’s first season...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 259 reads 2 comments

  11. Jets Fans Who Covet Marshall: Be Careful What You Wish For

    That the Denver Broncos appear ready to cut the cord on belligerent wide receiver Brandon Marshall is not necessarily good news for the receiver-hungry New York Jets...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 407 reads 6 comments

  12. Jets Running Back Shonn Greene Could Be Steal of 2009 Draft

    When the New York Jets play in a nationally televised game Monday night against the Ravens, rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez will command most of the media attention. But another Jets rookie, running back Shonn Greene, could end up stealing the spotlight

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 3,776 reads 4 comments

  13. New York Jets Should Not Go Anywhere Near Brandon Marshall

    Anyone who follows the New York Jets knows the team is supermodel thin at wide receiver. Anyone who follows the Denver Broncos knows All-Pro wide receiver Brandon “The Beast” Marshall is unhappy…again…and pushing for a trade.

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 686 reads 4 comments

  14. A Healthy David Clowney Should Give Jets Plenty To Smile About

    It should have come as no surprise to New York Jets fans that quarterback Mark Sanchez looked poised, sharp, and ready to lead in his preseason debut Friday night. The Jets knew what they were doing when they traded up to the No...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 506 reads 1 comments

  15. Defense Can't Rest for Playoff-Minded Jets

    New York Jets fans will be looking for different things during tonight's preseason opener against the Rams. Many fans will be eager to see how first-round pick Mark Sanchez looks at quarterback when he takes over for tonight's starter Kellen Clemens...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 97 reads 0 comments

  16. Mark Sanchez's Star Could Fade If Jets' Receivers Don't Shine

    Never mind how the New York Jets’ wide receivers look in Green vs. White scrimmages at training camp. The first test for a unit that appears to be the Jets’ weakest link occurs Friday night in the preseason opener against the Rams...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 321 reads 2 comments

  17. Hey, Nutrisystem, Give Plump New York Jets Coach Rex Ryan a Call

    Rex Ryan can’t help but be entertaining. The New York Jets first-year head coach is a natural in front of a microphone with his shoot-from-the-lip style and sharp wit...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 309 reads 0 comments

  18. Jets Should Take Hard Line with Leon Washington & Thomas Jones

    Although every Jets fan should be happy to see Leon Washington in camp in upstate Cortland, NY, there is reason to be annoyed with the way the running back and the team are spinning his willingness to participate...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 201 reads 6 comments

  19. New York Jets Continue Their Gypsy Tradition During Preseason

    It seems fitting that the New York Jets—the only NFL team that plays home games in a stadium named for a different NFL team—would decide to hold preseason practices at three different sites...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 485 reads 6 comments

  20. New York Jets & NFL Should Stop Selling Sex

    Half of the Jets’ four preseason games (Aug. 14 vs. the Rams and Sept. 3 vs. the Eagles) will be televised in the metropolitan New York area on WCBS-TV...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 1,032 reads 5 comments

  21. Jets Should Take a Flyer on Michael Vick

    If Jets owner Woody Johnson keeps his word, then you’ll never see Michael Vick in a New York Jets uniform, unless you have Photoshop...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 1,341 reads 24 comments

  22. Yankees, A-Rod In June Swoon

    The hilarity and on-field pie-throwing that punctuated Yankees’ victories in May have been absent this month. So has all the talk about the team’s strong chemistry. That’s what happens when you lose...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 97 reads 2 comments

  23. Mets: Nothing Supernatural Sunday About Johan Santana

    Johan Santana would have become the ace of the Yankees after the 2007 season, if the club agreed to include Phil Hughes in a proposed trade with the Twins. The Yanks at the time overvalued Hughes, and the deal fell through...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 83 reads 0 comments

  24. Can Any Mets Here Play This Game?

    Clearly, it's time for Jimmy Breslin to update his wonderful book about the 1962 Mets, Can Anybody Here Play This Game? It’s time for a sequel about the 2009 version of New York’s ...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 81 reads 1 comments

  25. With Rex Ryan, They're Not the Same Old Jets

    Four months into Rex Ryan’s tenure as head coach it's clear that his team isn't the same old Jets. If the coach has his way—and he has already served notice that it’s his way ...

    Cecil Harris Written by Cecil Harris about 5 years ago 249 reads 5 comments