1. Hot Stove Schmuck of the Week: Alex Rodriguez

    There weren’t any performances this week worthy of the Hot Stove Player of the Week (well, maybe Zach Parise), so we’re going to go with an all Hot Stove Schmuck of the Week edition...

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  2. Salary Cap Issues Retired, Jets Set to Spend

    The 2008-2009 football season refuses to end for the Jets. To be honest, the past few weeks of the offseason have been more fun than that winless December when the Green Folk were underachieving on a monumental scale...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 97 reads 1 comments

  3. Questions For A-Rod

    After watching Alex Rodriguez’s interview this past Monday where he plead guilty to steroid use, one can only wonder if A-Rod really thinks before he speaks...

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  4. Hot Stove Knicks Uniform Number Quiz Answers

    Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. Question One Earl Monroe briefly wore No. 33 in 1972. Question Two The highest number ever worn by a New York Knick is 55, which ...

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  5. More MLB Steroid Problems: Others on the Clock

    First, if you’ve never read “The Tell Tale Heart,” by Edgar Allan Poe, you should stop reading this dinky little blog post and go to your nearest bookstore...

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  6. Hot Stove Knicks Uniform Number Quiz

    See how much you know about Knicks numerology. The answers will be posted tomorrow. 1. Earl Monroe briefly wore a number besides 15 with the Knicks. What was it? 2. What is the highest uniform number ever worn by a Knick? 3...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 162 reads 0 comments

  7. New York Giants' Options to Address Current WR Situation

    Despite the support by existing Giants players to management to bring back Plaxico Burress next year, the New York Giants should expect and plan to be without their star receiver for the 2009-10 season...

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  8. NBA Fantasy Pickups: Week 16

    Guards Anthony Johnson (Magic) G Jameer Nelson is expected to be out for the remaining of the regular season with a torn right labrum in his shoulder. Johnson scored a season-high 25 points last Wednesday vs...

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  9. This Week in Rangers Hockey (Rock Bottom Edition)

    Let’s start with the quote of the week, by Chris Drury after Friday’s pounding: “There’s no way to sugarcoat it. It was embarrassing, it was humiliating, it was awful...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 85 reads 1 comments

  10. A*FRAUD! Slugger Caught Juicing in 2003

    This is not a drill, folks. I can understand your skepticism, especially given Jose Canseco’s allegations in December 2007 that the Yankee third baseman belonged on Senator George Mitchell’s list of steroid cheats...

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  11. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Adam Graves

    This week was chock-full of events. Congratulations to Pittsburgh for winning their record sixth Super Bowl. That makeshift stage that was set up for Roger Goodall to hand over the Lombardi Trophy looked an awful lot like a spaceship...

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  12. Hot Stove Name That New York Ranger Quiz Answers

    Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. 1. Mike Gartner was second on the team in goals, with 28, in 1993-94, even though he was traded to Toronto during the season. 2. Nick Fotiu: Born on Staten Island...

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  13. The Super Bowl, the Toilet Bowl, and the Sketchy Referee

    So the Super Bowl has come and gone and despite the annual beerfest at my apartment, it managed to leave a few lasting albeit fuzzy impressions upon me. First and foremost, the game rocked...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  14. 15 Ways to Improve the Pro Bowl

    The Pro Bowl is often described as “juicy, revved up, and refreshing,” “a truly frightening experience with a shocker of an ending,” and “a cultural landmark” ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 82 reads 3 comments

  15. Hot Stove Name That Ranger Quiz

    See how well you know some of the Rangers’ greatest and not-so-greatest players. Name the player that goes along with each clue. The answers will be posted tomorrow. 1. Adam Graves led the team with 52 goals in 1993-94...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 101 reads 1 comments

  16. Week 15 NBA pickups

    Teams with four games: Boston, Dallas, Denver, Golden State, Indiana, L.A. Clippers, L.A. Lakers, Memphis, Miami, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Toronto, Utah, and Washington...

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  17. This Week in Rangers' Hockey (2/1/09 edition)

    The first move by the Rangers heading into the homestretch was to give Dan Fritsche the Patrick Rissmiller treatment by putting him on waivers, and then traded him to Minnesota for defenseman Erik Reitz...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 56 reads 1 comments

  18. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Nate Robinson

    Groundhog Day is only a few days away. And we all know what that means: If Plaxico Burress leaves his house and shoots himself in the leg, it’s six more weeks of winter. And Super Bowl Sunday is just about here...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 98 reads 0 comments

  19. Hot Stove Super Bowl Quiz Answers

    Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. 1. The Kansas City Chiefs lost to the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl I, by a score of 35-10. 2...

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  20. Hot Stove Super Bowl Quiz

    It’s only five days until the Super Bowl. The surprising Cardinals are going for their first Super Bowl victory, while the Steelers will be looking for a record sixth. See how much you know about America’s biggest game...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 195 reads 1 comments

  21. Joe Torre: Shut Your Stupid Mouth

    It’s always bad news when an athlete or coach goes on the record and rips their former team or teammates. It’s even worse when that coach was once actually semi-respected...

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  22. NBA Week 14 Fantasy Basketball Pickups

    Guards Ramon Sessions (Bucks)—G Michael Redd is out for the remainder of the season with torn ligaments in his knee. Head Coach Scott Skiles said he plans on playing Sessions more minutes...

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  23. Jerome James: A New York Knicks Nightmare

    Over the past seven years, the New York Knicks have been a model for futility and bad management. From horrible trades and over-priced free agents, to the occasional foreign center who got a ...

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  24. This Week in Rangers Hockey (1/25/09 edition)

    Heading into the home stretch, the Rangers are in second place in the Atlantic and fifth in the Eastern Conference (28-16-4, 60 points). They rarely look good when they win and often look horrible when they lose...

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  25. Hot Stove Player/Coach of the Week: Rex Ryan

    We now have our Super Bowl matchup—Steelers vs. Cardinals. The Cardinals proved everybody wrong (including their parents and spouses) by making it to the big game...

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