1. Hot Stove Nets Quiz Answers

    Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. 1. When the Nets first joined the ABA for the 1967-’68 season they were called the New Jersey Americans. 2. Kevin Loughery was the Nets coach when they joined the NBA in 1976...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 149 reads 0 comments

  2. Power Outage at the Garden

    Michal Rozsival, welcome to a season of booing. Two boneheaded plays by the Czech defenseman while the Rangers were on the power play led to both Islanders goals, as the Blueshirts lost to their division rival, 2-1...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 49 reads 0 comments

  3. Hot Stove Nets Quiz

    See how much you know about the history of the tri-state area’s other basketball team. They’ve played in Long Island, New Jersey and (soon?) Brooklyn. Look out, Connecticut, it’ll be your turn in 10 or 20 years...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  4. Week 10 Pickups

    Quarterbacks Tyler Thigpen (Chiefs) - It was the second consecutive week Thigpen threw for at least one touchdown and didn't turn the ball over. Against the Bucs last week he also caught a 37-yard pass and ran six times for 22 yards...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 91 reads 0 comments

  5. Week 1 NBA pickups

    Guards Ramon Sessions (Bucks) - Sessions did a formidable job filling in for injured starting PG Luke Ridnour . He averaged 15 points and dished out 8.5 assists in two games as the starting point guard...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 69 reads 0 comments

  6. I'd Rather Get Beat Up in an Alley—Heroic

    Can you tell how dramatic I’m capable of being by that title? Heroic. Right now it makes me think of Jason and the Argonauts or the Lord of the Rings or some really epic movie with swords...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 78 reads 0 comments

  7. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Giants vs. Cowboys

    If the Cowboys were a wounded animal, they would have been shot and put out of their misery. The Giants scored five touchdowns and trounced their division rival, 35-14. They knocked Dallas into last place, while upping their record to 7-1...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  8. Rangers-Leafs: New York Stunned By Toronto

    With seven minutes and 24 seconds left in the game, the Rangers were winning 2-0. I went to get a beer…yada yada yada…they were losing 5-2. Wow. Just wow. (And that’s not a good wow...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 223 reads 0 comments

  9. A-Rod, Really??

    I don’t know if I’m late on this or not, but I saw this for the first time last night. Did I really see Alex Rodriguez in a Guitar Hero commercial? Yes, I did. Are you kidding me?? Wow...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 376 reads 1 comments

  10. The Phillies Championship Season in 6 Pages

    Hardcore Mets fans, you might want to avert your eyes. Everybody else, this is something you should check out...

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

  11. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Leon Washington

    It’s Friday, so it must be time for the Hot Stove Player of the Week award. With basketball season under way, we now have seven teams to choose from...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  12. The Nikolai Zherdev Show (Rangers Win Again)

    For the third game in a row, the Rangers best period was the third. And for the third game in a row, it had to be. They keep things close for the first two periods and turn it on at the end. And the catalyst yet again was Nikolai Zherdev...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 87 reads 0 comments

  13. Fantasy Football's Week Nine Start/Sit

    Quarterbacks Start David Garrard (Jags) vs. Bengals- The Bengals' defensive unit is allowing 31 points per game and only have six sacks on the season...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 255 reads 0 comments

  14. Hot Stove Knicks Quiz Answers

    Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz. 1. The Knicks have been in the NBA finals eight times―they won in 1970 and ’73, and lost in 1951, ’52, ’53, ’72, ’94 and ’99...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 135 reads 0 comments

  15. Basketball, Baseball, and Hockey Stars Team Up For All-Star Spectacular

    Helloooo Hot Stove Nation ! I wanted to pass along some information on a neat opportunity to meet some local New York sports legends while helping a worthy cause in the process...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 106 reads 0 comments

  16. Daunte's Terrell O…

    So I heard a report on ESPN this morning that Daunte Culpepper was supposed to meet with the Chiefs yesterday to finalize an agreement to play and sign a contract...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 70 reads 0 comments

  17. Hot Stove Knicks Quiz

    With the beginning of basketball season comes a fresh start for the thankfully-Isiah-Thomas-less New York Knicks. See how much you know about this (once-)storied franchise. The answers will be posted tomorrow...

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

  18. I'd Rather Get Beat Up in an Alley - UGLY

    U-G-L-Y- You ain’t got no Alibi! You Ugly! You Ugly! Yo Mama Say You Ugly! You Ugly! You Ugly! Sometimes a picture just says it all. Like this one. It says, “I…...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 96 reads 0 comments

  19. Week 9 Pickups

    Quarterbacks Seneca Wallace (Seahawks) - Wallace made his second straight start with Matt Hasslebeck out with a back injury. The former Cyclone completed 15-of-22 passes for 222 yards and two TDs against the 49ers...

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

  20. Rangers-Islanders: Drury Scores (and Rangers Win)

    Chris Drury scored his first goal of the season one minute into last night’s game. Yes, that’s right, Chris Drury scored a goal. The game was stopped, and a special ceremony took place at center ice to commemorate the moment...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 92 reads 0 comments

  21. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Giants vs. Steelers

    The Giants and Steelers slugged it out in an old-fashioned, blue-collar, black-and-blue smackdown. And Big Blue smashmouthed their way to a 21-14 victory. The Good The Giants defense pressured Ben Roethlisberger all game long...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 109 reads 0 comments

  22. Rangers Beat Penguins in Thriller

    The Rangers were 8.1 seconds away from losing to Pittsburgh when Nikolai Zherdev ripped a shot past Marc-Andre Fleury to tie the game at two, sending it to overtime...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 78 reads 0 comments

  23. Zherdev Sparks Rangers to Victory

    Nikolai Zherdev returned to Columbus, where he was booed by the crowd every time he touched the puck. Who do they think he is? Sean Avery? But the young right-winger had the last laugh, ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  24. QUITE FRANKLY: Open Checkbook For Yanks Better Be For Needs

    While the World Series is being played out in “Tampa” and Philly, the New York Yankees are making their offseason plans in Tampa, Florida this week...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 72 reads 1 comments

  25. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Chase Blackburn

    This week’s winner was hard to choose from. The Jets lost. The Giants won but didn’t play particularly well. The Rangers went 1-1-1. The Islanders are the Islanders...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 6 years ago 55 reads 0 comments