1. Giants Rookie RB Michael Cox Newest in Backfield Picture Against Vikings

    The New York Giants are not purposefully attempting to tank, though with countless injuries sustained and unlikely names brought in on a weekly basis, what may soon be an incidental 0-7 season is indiscernible from a more calculated failure...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 4,350 reads 9 comments

  2. Mark Sanchez's Career as a New York Jet Likely Finished

    Somewhere in the middle of the two-minute drill that saw New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith complete four straight passes and snap off an eight-yard scamper into field-goal ...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,719 reads 19 comments

  3. Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe an Unsung Hero, 'Older Brother' of Lovable Trio

    Clayton Kershaw might be the second-coming of Los Angeles Dodgers legend Sandy Koufax, but a lovable holy trinity in Chavez Ravine these days centers on one of Major League Baseball's more unsung heroes: Juan Uribe ...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,612 reads 2 comments

  4. Is Discipline, Education Warranted for Ole Miss Players' Anti-Gay Slurs?

    "I'm not sure the players truly understood what they were apologizing for." That is Ole Miss Theatre Department Chair Rene Pulliam speaking about a hateful and utter lack of understanding that occurred Tuesday night...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 951 reads 7 comments

  5. New York Knicks: Why Is Tyson Chandler Practicing His Mid-Range Jumper?

    You can't teach an old dog new tricks, but an old dog can try to teach itself. At least, that's what New York Knicks All-Star center Tyson Chandler , who turned 31 on Wednesday, has taken upon himself...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,915 reads 15 comments

  6. Get to Know QB Brian Hoyer, an Ohio Native Leading the Cleveland Browns

    Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. A native Ohioan, quarterback Brian Hoyer has only fooled opposing defenses thus far...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 3,212 reads 13 comments

  7. Antrel Rolle and New York Giants Continue to Open Mouths

    Most athletes let their performances do the talking. But Antrel Rolle and other New York Giants are opening their mouths after their paltry 0-4 start has left nothing else to say...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 740 reads 0 comments

  8. Pittsburgh Pirates and Loyal Fanbase Primed for Postseason in Steel City

    After the Pittsburgh Pirates ' 161st game of the regular season on Saturday in Cincinnati, Andrew McCutchen shared some interesting words...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 576 reads 0 comments

  9. Manning Brothers Depicted Through Lens of Their Father in 'Book of Manning'

    On Tuesday, ESPN Films' SEC Storied series kicked off its third season with The Book of Manning , an introspective and illuminating film on the most illustrious football family...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,469 reads 0 comments

  10. Former New York Mets Manager Bobby Valentine 'Points Fingers' on 9/11

    On Wednesday, Sept. 11, Bobby Valentine made comments on WFAN radio that took shots at the New York Yankees and crossed the line at precisely the wrong moment...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 903 reads 3 comments

  11. Giants CB Terrell Thomas Returns to Big Blue with Bigger Hopes

    Prior to the 2013 NFL season, New York Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas told CBSNewYork , " I’m pushing myself to say this is my last chance to prove a lot of people wrong and to get back on the field...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 764 reads 1 comments

  12. NBA 2013-14 Season: New SportVU System in Arenas to Improve Player Tracking

    On Thursday, the NBA announced the expansion of its partnership with STATS LLC, a tech company that produces a top-notch camera system capable of quantifying and recording unprecedented basketball data...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 714 reads 0 comments

  13. NFL, Goodell: Hitch a Ride If You Drink, but You Still Can't Smoke Marijuana

    The regular season of the NFL kicks off Thursday night in the Mile High City, as the Super Bowl-defending Baltimore Ravens visit the Denver Broncos . The game takes place in a state where it has recently become legal to smoke marijuana...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 2,667 reads 0 comments

  14. Yankees Rally in 8th Past White Sox, Girardi Wants Mo to Reconsider Retirement

    Eduardo Nunez' helmet comes flying off every time he runs the bases. Fortunately for the New York Yankees , he doesn't often lose his head...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 651 reads 2 comments

  15. Suns' Michael Beasley Released: Strange Saga Goes from Bad to Worse

    Michael Beasley was released by the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, according to NBA.com , a decision that only takes the forward's professional basketball life from bad to worse...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,307 reads 4 comments

  16. Yankees Rout White Sox Behind 8-Run Inning, David Huff's Strong Outing

    The New York Yankees washed the fledgling Chicago White Sox out of a rain-soaked Bronx on Labor Day, 9-1. After a one-hour, 53-minute delay at Yankee Stadium on Monday, the Bombers' flood gates opened in an eight-run, seven-hit fourth inning...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 727 reads 1 comments

  17. Tim Tebow Is in Football Purgatory and He Hasn't Really Sinned

    A common saying tells us, "If you love someone, let them go." According to NFL.com , the New England Patriots cut Tim Tebow from the 53-man roster on Saturday, choosing to carry only two quarterbacks for the 2013 season...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,949 reads 91 comments

  18. Lleyton Hewitt's 2013 US Open Might Be a Return to Tennis Glory

    "Come on!" You could hear the high-pitched scream from multiple boroughs away. It was the call of a seasoned warrior, the sound emanating from a 32-year-old, double-fist-pumping 5'11" Australian in a backwards cap in Queens on Friday night...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,834 reads 18 comments

  19. New York Yankees' Monument Park Still a Relic to Relish Among Change in Bronx

    Writer's note: As the New York Yankees had Thursday night off from their tumultuous and stressful 2013 Major League Baseball season, the players and the fans perhaps were granted a long-awaited moment to exhale; a moment to contemplate...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,425 reads 12 comments

  20. Jets' Undrafted WR Ryan Spadola Could Be NFL's, NY Football's Next Success Story

    If you believe in NFL success stories, you should pay attention to Ryan Spadola during the final New York Jets preseason game. He is a rookie wide receiver from Lehigh University who went undrafted but is making waves in camp...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,544 reads 25 comments

  21. James Harris: NFL's First Black Starting QB a Pioneer for RGIII, Wilson, Others

    James Harris became the first black man to start at quarterback in the NFL —and in all professional football—when he suited up for the Buffalo Bills in Week 1 of the 1969 season...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 15,888 reads 2 comments

  22. New York Yankees' Catcher Austin Romine Keeps It All in the MLB Family

    New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine has had a solid August at the plate, and a strong summer behind it. Though he is batting just .223 in 48 games (through Saturday), he is beginning to show defensive prowess and offensive promise...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,001 reads 0 comments

  23. Dodgers' Vin Scully Has Rare Place in History and Famously 'Perfect' Simplicity

    The Los Angeles Dodgers' 85-year-old Vin Scully is a golden voice among a sea of blue. He is much more than the team's talented play-by-play and color-commentating—and dual radio and television—spoken-word poet...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,808 reads 15 comments

  24. MLB's 'Dog Days of Summer,' a Player Named Chicken Wolf and Aug. 23 Obscurities

    The long summer months of Major League Baseball have perennially been referred to as "the dog days of summer...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 370 reads 0 comments

  25. Marty Glickman, Jesse Owens and a Forgotten Story of the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    On Monday, August 26th, at 9 p.m. ET, HBO will preview the documentary Glickman , concerning "one of the most revered sportscasters in history." A synopsis mentions that "Before Marv Albert and Bob Costas , there was Marty Glickman ...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 4,472 reads 4 comments