1. Derek Jeter: Most Underrated Player of All-Time

    Since the Yankees are over .500, I’m feeling the pinstripe bandwagon right now. Let’s talk about someone who doesn’t get enough credit, and that man is Derek Jeter...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 658 reads 8 comments

  2. 2009 NBA Draft: How Will the Knicks Blow It This Time?

    The 2009 NBA draft is looming, and with another another lottery pick in the Knicks lap, let’s take a look at some of the ways that the Knicks can blow this as they so often do... 1. Don’t draft Stephen Curry, even though he is on the board...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 943 reads 9 comments

  3. Can the New York Mets Fans Laugh Off Their Mistakes?

    Here are some random thoughts as the Mets head into the buzzsaw of Boston. Will we all have a good laugh about the Mets’ shoddy play and buffoonery of the past week (or the ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 95 reads 1 comments

  4. Barry Bonds: The Last Piece to New York's Championship Puzzle

    On the eve of what could be the Yankee’s first double-digit game wining streak in quite some time, I’m beginning to see that old Yankee fire burning again...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 406 reads 1 comments

  5. Channing Frye or Danny Granger

    New York Knicks select Channing Frye eighth overall Indiana Pacers select Danny Granger at 17th overal The New York Knicks had three first round picks in the 2005 NBA Draft. But their first round pick, Channing Frye, turned out to be the worst one...

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  6. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Mark Teixeira

    The Yankees are red hot, with a nine-game winning streak that included three walk-off wins in a row over the weekend...

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  7. Renaldo Balkman: New York Knicks Draft Disasters

    Leading up to the draft, I will be discussing some of the recent Knicks draft blunders. This one occured during the 2006 NBA Draft: The Knicks selected Renaldo Balkman at pick 20...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 1,648 reads 2 comments

  8. Knicks to Pick Eighth

    The New York Knicks did not move up during the draft lottery and will be selecting eighth in next month’s NBA Draft. The franchise had a 2.8 percent chance of landing the top overall pick in the draft, a 3...

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  9. Can't Anybody Here Play This Game? New York Mets Struggle on All Fronts

    The ghost of Casey Stengel has been haunting the Mets the last two games (well, maybe the last 34 years actually). In their most recent losses we’ve seen three balks, five errors and a baserunner missing third base...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 38 reads 0 comments

  10. Go-Go Mets Take Three of Four from San Francisco Giants

    While I try to decide what I’d rather do than listen to the ESPN Sunday Night Baseball announcing team (repeatedly stab myself in the neck with a flathead screwdriver? Take a ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 56 reads 0 comments

  11. Hot Stove Player of the Week: CC Sabathia

    Is there anything more heartwarming than a cheating, lying, adulterous phony hitting a home run on the first pitch he faces after coming off the disabled list? I couldn’t stop crying when ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 97 reads 2 comments

  12. The New York Mets are Getting Sloppy

    The Mets lost two out of three to the Braves , which isn’t a complete disaster, but the games were filled with baserunning blunders, fielding miscues and all around sloppy play...

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  13. Mets Streak to First Place

    Now that Oliver Perez has been airbrushed out of the Mets team picture (no record of him even existing can be found anymore), the Mets can’t seem to lose...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 61 reads 1 comments

  14. Stephen Curry a Lottery Pick for New York Knicks?

    The New York Knicks have a 2.8 percent chance of landing the top pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. However, it looks like the team that finished with the eighth worst record in the league will be selecting at that spot...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 590 reads 2 comments

  15. Mets Best Division Rivals

    The Mets played their last six games against division rivals Philadelphia and Atlanta and won five of them. The one loss was the 2...

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  16. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Frankie Rodriguez

    The Yankees and Mets played most of their games against division rivals this week, with the Mets (5-1) faring much better than their crosstown sibling (1-5). The big non-New York news was the suspension of Manny Ramirez...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  17. Fix The New York Yankees Before It Is Too Late

    Just over a month into the season, it is obvious that the Yankees have the necessary pieces to make it back to the postseason...

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  18. New York Jets: A Tale of Two Backs

    It was the best of times, it was the… uhhh, best of times. Thomas Jones led the AFC in rushing. Leon Washington finally made the Pro Bowl and earned the respect he deserves. Both are focal points of the Jets’ game plan...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 176 reads 1 comments

  19. Hot Stove 1969 Mets Quiz Answers

    Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. 1. The Mets won 100 games during the regular season in 1969. 2. They defeated the Braves, three games to none, in the NL playoffs. 3. Tommie Agee led the team in home runs that season, with 26...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 108 reads 0 comments

  20. Hot Stove 1969 Mets Quiz

    This is the 40th anniversary of the Miracle Mets. See how much you know about baseball’s greatest underdog. The answers will be posted tomorrow. 1. How many games did the 1969 Mets win during the regular season? 2...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 126 reads 0 comments

  21. New York Mets: First Week In Review

    The opening week of the season for the Mets has been a mixed bag, and it shows in their 3-3 record. Their pitching was sometimes good, sometimes bad. Their hitting was sometimes good, sometimes bad...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 108 reads 0 comments

  22. This Week in New York Rangers Hockey (Awards Edition)

    The Rangers made the playoffs. Barely. That’s four years in a row, though. After 81 games, the one thing we’ve learned about them is that they’re inconsistent...

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  23. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Henrik Lundqvist

    The Knicks and Nets are officially dead so baseball season has arrived just in time. The Mets’ and Yankees’ starting rotations got off to rocky starts, but there are 159 games left...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  24. Hot Stove: Yankees Catchers Quiz Answers

    Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. 1. Yogi Berra (1951, ‘54, ‘55), Elston Howard (1963), and Thurman Munson (1976) have all won the MVP. 2. Munson is the only Yankee catcher to win the Rookie of the Year award...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 224 reads 0 comments

  25. Yankees Catchers Hot Stove Quiz

    See how much you know about all the great (and maybe not-so-great) catchers in Yankees history. The answers will be posted tomorrow. 1. How many Yankee catchers have won the MVP? 2. How many Yankee catchers have won the Rookie of the Year award? 3...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 158 reads 0 comments