1. Kovalchuk: Flashback to Days Of The Soviets as NHL Says 'Nyet' Again

    Hopes were high when the New Jersey Devils traded for Ilya Kovalchuk last February. Kovalchuk, one of the top three goal scorers in the NHL, was supposed to put the Devils over the top and help deliver a Cup to New Jersey...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 133 reads 0 comments

  2. Dynasty's Dying Days: Yankees Will See Change in Near Future

    The Yankees are still the best team in baseball. Defending World Champions, owners of the flashiest stadium in the majors, a team rich in spoils...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 209 reads 2 comments

  3. Five things that have all but disappeared from Major League Baseball

    Times change. Fashion trends, politics, or the simple ticking of the clock have virtually eliminated these five things that were prevalent in Major League Baseball as recently as the early 1990's...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 1,854 reads 0 comments

  4. Raiders-Bears: Big Tests For Henderson As Well As The Defense

    Preseason game # 2 on Saturday vs. the Chicago Bears will represent significant challenges for the Raiders as well as some individual players. LT Mario Henderson will be lining up against newly acquired defensive end Julius Peppers...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 169 reads 3 comments

  5. The Great Corner Debate: Revis Or Asomugha?

    We've all witnessed the Darrelle Revis drama during this year's training camp. Revis has demanded a new contract, one that will make him the highest paid cornerback in the NFL, and is holding out of camp until he gets it...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 745 reads 9 comments

  6. Brett Favre: Favre's Selfish Arrogance Unprecedented in Sports

    Make no mistake, Brett Favre is loving this. Sure as he throws those huge interceptions in big games at key moments, he's enjoying this completely and thoroughly...

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  7. Pressure Is On For The Key To The Raiders Season

    To the untrained eye belonging to the casual fan, the most important player on the field is the quarterback. Maybe a star running back or wide receiver. Those of us who are rabid football fans know better...

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  8. Ilya Kovalchuk Drama Overshadows a Strong Offseason For The Devils

    With all the off season drama surrounding the Ilya Kovalchuk signing- and then "un-signing"- several lesser moves fell under the radar...

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  9. JaMarcus Russell Admission of Drug Use Another Chapter in a Sad Story

    In the classic 'A Bronx Tale,' Lorenzo (played brilliantly by Robert DeNiro) tells his son Calogero "the saddest thing in life is wasted talent." Those of us who witnessed the JaMarcus Russell years in Oakland would have to agree...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 2,625 reads 7 comments

  10. NFL Predictions for 2010 Season: Oakland Raiders Should Be a Force In AFC West

    Despite a dismal 2009 campaign that saw the Oakland Raiders go 5-11 and finish third in the AFC West Division, there is a feeling of optimism and anticipation as the 2010 regular season approaches...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 499 reads 4 comments

  11. 2010 Mets Disintegrating Like It's 1993

    The year was 1993. Bill Clinton took office and the Buffalo Bills lost their third straight Super Bowl. The World Trade Center was bombed, and two days later a fifty-one day standoff ...

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  12. Any Diesel Left in The Tank?

    Shaquille O'Neal is a winner. Four NBA Championships, three Finals MVP Awards, one NBA MVP Award, a Rookie of the Year Award, two NBA scoring titles, fifteen All-Star selections, an Olympic Gold Medal and one of the NBA Top 50 Players of All Time...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 162 reads 1 comments

  13. Davis Still Has The Commitment To Excellence

    The name Al Davis conjures up many images for football fans. Renegade. Outlaw. Bully. Hero. Savior. But one thing Davis' name has always been synonymous with throughout his fifty years in professional football is the passion for winning...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 71 reads 2 comments

  14. Sabathia Turns in a Gutsy Performance As Yankees Win, Arod Out?

    Make no mistake, the Yankees needed this one. After Javier Vazquez got shelled Friday night in game one of this four game series, and with Alex Rodriguez sitting out after getting hit ...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 82 reads 0 comments

  15. Arod's 600th Home Run Ball: What Would YOU Do?

    Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez finally slugged home run number six hundred yesterday, after an agonizingly long wait...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 190 reads 0 comments

  16. Worst Logos in the Four Professional Sports Leagues

    The New York Yankees logo. Classy, powerful, a symbol of excellence around the world. But what about the other end of the spectrum? Here's a list of the top 10 worst logos in today's professional sports...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 1,978 reads 2 comments

  17. Brett Favre's Killer Moments

    Question: who wreaked more havoc and destruction, Attila The Hun on Asia or Brett Favre on the Packers, Jets, and Vikings franchises? While we are forced once again to endure another ...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 265 reads 0 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders: Five Questions That Are Keys To The Season

    As training camp opened in Napa, CA for the Oakland Raiders this week, there are several uncertainties that when answered will prove to be the key to the 2010 season...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 1,800 reads 7 comments

  19. Oakland Raiders: It's a Make or Break Year for RB Darren McFadden

    Now that Oakland Raiders training camp is in full swing, the focus is rightfully on one player who must have a breakout season in 2010 or risk being tagged with the dreaded "BUST" label...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 916 reads 8 comments

  20. New York Yankees: It's Not Panic Time in the Bronx

    With last night's 8-6 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays and the Rays win over the Twins, the Yankees dropped into a tie with Tampa Bay for first place in the American League East...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 223 reads 1 comments

  21. Brett Favre: The Most Overrated Player in NFL History

    As we are forced to endure another "Favre Watch" this summer, a seemingly annual event where Brett Favre holds whatever organization he happens to belong to hostage for as long as possible ...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 973 reads 35 comments

  22. Yankees Make Four Smart Moves at The Deadline

    The Yankees didn't get Cliff Lee. They didn't get Dan Haren. They didn't even land Ted Lilly. In years past, there would have been an outcry from the fans for Brian Cashman's head...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 232 reads 2 comments

  23. Joe Girardi, Now Is Not the Time To Play the Yankees JV Team

    The Yankees flew out of Tampa last night after dropping two of three games to the Rays. They return to New York to play the fourth place Blue Jays tonight at the Stadium, holding a slim one-game lead on Tampa...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  24. Yanks Sweep Could Bedevil Rays

    I know it's early. I know August 1 isn't until Sunday. But in New York, it's never too early to start looking towards the playoffs...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  25. Mark McGwire's Arrogance Has Not Diminished Over Time

    Mark McGwire said yesterday he has "moved on" from his use of performance enhancing drugs (PED) and is refusing to talk about the issue any more...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about 4 years ago 205 reads 10 comments