1. Brandon Webb and Barry Zito: A Tale of Two Pitchers

    Ah, as Charles Dickens once wrote, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." In San Francisco yesterday, Giants' fans got a glimpse of what a franchise pitcher should be...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 705 reads 6 comments

  2. Ricky Williams and Bill Parcells: The Odd Couple, Miami Dolphin Style

    Bill Parcells Hoping Ricky Williams Can Anchor Fins' Ground Attack.Did I hear this correctly? Bill Parcells, the disciplinarian extraordinaire is putting his chips on Ricky Williams? The same ...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 1,094 reads 3 comments

  3. Oakland Raider Fans: The Best Fans in the NFL

    I'm done. This might be the last article or post I write for this site...for a while, anyway. So here is my open apology to Raider fans. I'm sorry. I apologize for doubting your loyalty to your team...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 931 reads 27 comments

  4. NFL Draft: Chad Henne and Brian Brohm Are Two 2nd Round Steals

    Forgotten Passers Can Become Franchise QBsMatt Ryan of Boston College is the top rated QB in this year's NFL Draft. That is widely acknowledged. Ryan had a fine season as a senior and jettisoned past the competition to the top his class...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 1,758 reads 7 comments

  5. New York Mets: Rare Opening Day Blues

    Yesterday, I attended my 29th consecutive Mets' home Opening Day (and 34th overall.) The feeling of renewal and rebirth I usually possess on this day has me leaving Shea Stadium more buzzed than do the two dozen beers I've just downed...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 499 reads 3 comments

  6. NFLPA Crisis: Players Call for Ouster of Gene Upshaw

    The rank and file of the NFLPA has slowly begun to turn on Union President Gene Upshaw. Not all of the players have turned against Upshaw, but enough to make the next collective-bargaining agreement between the owners and the players a harrowing one...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 896 reads 2 comments

  7. Bronx Bummer: Yankees Don't Have the Arms to Compete

    Last night, the future of the Yankees may have reared its ugly head. There IS a possibility that they just don't have the pitching to compete with Boston this year...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 800 reads 17 comments

  8. My Friday Brain Drain: NFL Style

    Here we go...I had one of those weeks again. You know, the kind where people pee on your leg and then try to convince you that it's raining?Yeah well...the NFL has kept law enforcement agencies busy again this week...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 819 reads 0 comments

  9. Why I Haven't Gotten My BR T-Shirt

    I thought I was loved here at BR.Everyone's getting T-shirts except me. There has to be a reason for it...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 565 reads 4 comments

  10. Matt Leinart Needs to Grow Up

    Behavior unbecoming an NFL Player—or any adult for that matter. We don't ask much of our heroes and warriors. We want them to be lively, active, and red-blooded—just like the soldiers we sent off to fight for this planet's freedoms...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 1,349 reads 12 comments

  11. Nothing's Changed for Mets

    After Johan Debut, Mets Resort to Old Ways....Like I said in earlier articles, the addition of Johan Santana will not help the Mets.Sure it will, but only on the days he pitches. That's about 35 total games (if we're lucky)...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 968 reads 14 comments

  12. NFL Owners Meetings: Leveling the Playing Field

    The NFL has decided to crack down on the cheaters. Goodell Calls For Fairness During Free Agent Period Ever wonder how players sign multi-year, blockbuster deals just minutes after the free-agent signing period begins? Wonder no more...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 1,083 reads 14 comments

  13. My Friday Brain Drain

    This is what is in my head as we close out the week...The NFL is considering rewarding wild card teams with home games in the divisional round of the playoffs—based on record...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 632 reads 7 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders: Al Davis Should Follow Fidel Castro's Lead

    Raider Owner Must Defer To New RegimeBut who will that new regime be run by? The succession plan in Oakland is not in place.Al Davis needs to hand over the reins to a 21st-century football mind...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 646 reads 13 comments

  15. NCAA Tournament: You Call it Madness, I Call it Love

    The NCAA Tourney Is Out Of Control...and we love it!!That's why I like Austin Peay. So what? Can't I have a little fun once in a while? I mean, there's a bracket pool on Staten Island worth a million bucks, I hear...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 717 reads 9 comments

  16. Remembering Pat Tillman: Sports Heroes and Villians

    When we speak of values in this country we talk about God, family, patriotism and a lot of other institutions that politicians use as punchlines.When I think of true patriotism, true sacrifice, I cannot get Pat Tillman out of my mind...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 645 reads 8 comments

  17. Baseball Turns Its Back on Barry Bonds

    Right now, Barry Bonds is sitting at home waiting for his phone to ring. Chances are, he'll be waiting for a long time.There are few owners, if any, who see the benefit of adding Bonds to their rosters...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 842 reads 16 comments

  18. '08 Summer Olympics: Air Quality Will Hamper Games

    Air Quality a Serious Problem in BeijingNow that the 2008 Summer Olympics have reached sportswriters' radar screens, the major question isn't about who will win medals in Beijing...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 959 reads 4 comments

  19. Blowhard of the Week: Hank Steinbrenner

    Hurricane Hank Providing Great Copy Hank Steinbrenner cannot be for real. It is almost unfathomable that an owner of a professional sports franchise is conducting himself in this manner. His comments are bordering on classlessness and ignorance...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 787 reads 6 comments

  20. NFL Draft: Chris Long Will Be Top Pick

    Virginia DE Will Be First Cavalier Ever Picked No. 1On April 26th, Chris Long, the All-American Defensive End from the University of Virginia will be the first Cavalier ever to be chosen with the first pick in the NFL Draft...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 1,187 reads 8 comments

  21. Circus-Like Spring Training for the Yankees

    HGH, the Brawl, the Designated Hebrew and other things.... Warning! These are not your father's Yankees. In fact, they might not even be YOUR Yankees. This spring, which the Yankees hoped would be low-key, has been anything but...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 1,173 reads 5 comments

  22. NFL Salary Cap: So Much Cash, So Few Options

    Just cruising the 'net and stumbled across Jason Cole's article on Yahoo! Sports about the NFL's salary cap increase. It totally slipped my mind that there was another increase in the cap this year...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 1,881 reads 4 comments

  23. Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa Headed to the Mets?

    With their starting outfield either on the DL, woozy or inactive the Mets are considering all options at this point.Carlos Beltran (knees) has yet to play a in game this spring...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 2,004 reads 12 comments

  24. 2008 NFL Draft: Giants' Defense Will Get Stronger

    The Giants are going to address their open linebacker slot in the draft, and they may use their first rounder (31st overall) to do so...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 1,098 reads 6 comments

  25. Mets Fans...Don't Worry, Be Happy

    Cheering you up on this rainy day...Whenever this crazy franchise of ours has us down in the dumps, us Mets fans always turn to that wise, old sage of yesteryear.No, not Casey Stengel, stupid!Chico Escuela! Boy could we use Chico right about now...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 6 years ago 543 reads 2 comments