1. Forget Eli Manning and Tom Coughlin Leading the New York Giants Anywhere

    Giants fans are eternal optimists. They feel their team can beat anyone, every year. That attitude served them well in 2007 when the Giants had a postseason for the ages, in which ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about almost 3 years ago 485 reads 16 comments

  2. This Spotlight Is Not for LeBron James

    With a few seconds left in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Dwyane Wade threw the ball to Mike Miller, who missed a three-pointer that would have sent the game to overtime ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about 3 years ago 79 reads 6 comments

  3. New York Knicks: Time to Fire Mike D'Antoni

    It’s been three years for Mike D’Antoni as the Knicks coach. From evaluating D’Antoni in his time with the Knicks, it hasn’t been good...

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  4. New York Knicks: Will They Get Swept by the Celtics?

    Carmelo Anthony tied his career playoff-high for points by scoring 42 last night, but it was still not good enough for the Knicks to get a playoff victory. The Celtics took a 2-0 series lead by earning a 96-93 victory over the Knicks...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 675 reads 23 comments

  5. Manny Ramirez: Tampa Bay Rays Get What They Deserve

    There will not be a Chicago reunion tonight for Manny Ramirez , who played for the White Sox in the final two months of last season. He decided to retire after he reportedly tested positive for steroids...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 380 reads 2 comments

  6. Lack Of Hitters Will Doom Tampa Bay Rays

    So much for the Tampa Bay Rays being a playoff team. After watching them in this homestand, they are 0-5 for a reason. They feature no hitters that scare the other team...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 249 reads 8 comments

  7. Crooked Association Lets UConn Get Away with Crime

    The scene was disgusting last night. Connecticut celebrated their accomplishment of winning the national championship. They made it a point to stick it to the critics that counted them out...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 87 reads 21 comments

  8. John Calipari: Like Him or Not, Attention Serves Him Well

    Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari is the star of the NCAA East Regional this weekend in Newark. His team will play the Ohio State Buckeyes tonight in the second half of the doubleheader...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 586 reads 1 comments

  9. Defense Helps Kentucky Survive and Advance

    With Kentucky basketball, it’s never about grinding it out. It’s about running a fast paced offense. The Kentucky Wildcats took the opposite approach last night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 202 reads 4 comments

  10. St. John's Basketball: Long Way To Go Before They Are New York's Team

    Watching this afternoon's game between St. John's and Syracuse, it was easy to detect that the fanbase stood out. The place was filled with orange with a little red. There were more Syracuse fans than St...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 200 reads 6 comments

  11. For This Rivalry to Shine Nationally, Rutgers and Seton Hall Need to Be Good

    The rivalry between Seton Hall and Rutgers is not appealing to the rest of the Big East fanbase, but in New Jersey, it is. Whenever both programs play each other, there are always different chapters of this state rivalry...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 166 reads 9 comments

  12. New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira Dumps Scott Boras, Shows He Is All About Himself

    Typical Mark Teixeira. He wants everyone to congratulate him for dumping Scott Boras. He approached as a newsworthy moment. He acted like this was a noble thing to do. It never ends with Teixeira...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 1,046 reads 36 comments

  13. Rays Baseball: Ownership Change Will Happen, Not Contraction

    New York Daily News scribe Bill Madden mentioned the Tampa Bay Rays being a candidate for contraction in the last couple of weeks. It’s hard to believe that’s going to happen...

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  14. New York Rangers: Lack of Offense Could Doom the Team

    In what was a boring game to watch, the shootout stood out the most Thursday night. The Rangers won the shootout, giving them a 4-3 victory over the Kings last night at Madison Square Garden...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 720 reads 7 comments

  15. New York Knicks: Second-Half Add Intrigue

    The Atlanta Hawks played the New York Knicks Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, and it was more like an exhibition game. The Hawks approached this game by being lackadaisical...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 651 reads 10 comments

  16. Embarrassing New York Knicks' Effort Should Raise Concerns

    When the game was over, both coaches had different expressions. Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni left the court as a beaten man. Lakers coach Phil Jackson was smug...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 839 reads 19 comments

  17. In Year One, Steve Lavin Has St. John's Thinking Of NCAA Tourney

    Did anyone see this coming? When St. John’s hired Steve Lavin to run the men’s basketball program last March, New Yorkers were happy just to see a big-name coach wanting the job...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 394 reads 18 comments

  18. Jane Collymore Interview: National Team Member Mixes Volleyball With Music

    When one thinks of Jane Collymore, the image of a volleyball player comes to mind. She played for the Florida Gators from 2002 to 2005, and she was one of the best players the team ever had...

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  19. Avery Johnson Fails To Get Net Result

    When Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov hired Avery Johnson , he thought he was getting Gregg Popovich. After all, Johnson told the neophyte owner how much he learned from Popovich and how he would apply those principles to his team...

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  20. Tampa Bay Rays Hope Castoffs Can Help Them Contend

    The Rays are finding a unique way to go to the playoffs this year. They are relying on castoffs from their offseason moves. They feel those guys can help them contend for a wildcard spot with their core players...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 177 reads 0 comments

  21. Important for New York Jets To Keep Braylon Edwards and Santonio Holmes

    The Jets have 18 players that are free agents. It’s no wonder Rex Ryan said the team will not keep everybody. With the salary cap, it’s impossible to keep everyone...

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  22. Sternberg's Cult Followers Need To Deal With Reality

    Stu Sternberg developed a cult following. Certain people think his management team can do no wrong. This is not to suggest Sternberg ordered his followers to write a fluff piece on the Rays...

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  23. New York Giants' Safety Antrel Rolle's Comments Should Get Him Out Of Town

    For a guy who accomplished nothing as a Giant this year, Antrel Rolle has a lot to say. Yesterday Rolle suggested to WQAM’s Sid Rosenberg that Tom Coughlin should be like Rex Ryan...

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  24. New York Jets vs. New England Patriots X-Factor? Try Antonio Cromartie

    Analysts will dissect how the New York Jets might beat the New England Patriots in a few days. They will talk about Mark Sanchez needing to play better than he did in the Wild Card Game...

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  25. New England Patriots View Rex Ryan as Irrelveant Material

    Rex Ryan was at it again. Yesterday, he described Sunday’s game with Patriots coach Bill Belichick as personal. He used that same tactic from last week with Peyton Manning ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Leslie Monteiro about over 3 years ago 369 reads 3 comments