1. Fantasy Basketball: Players to Trade For

    Stephen Curry (Warriors)- Tyreke Evans has been playing like the Rookie of the Year but Curry has elevated his game in eight games this month. He is averaging career highs in points (17.1), rebounds (4...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 4 years ago 215 reads 1 comments

  2. The Not-Quite-Legendary in New York Sports History: Steve Vickers

    We all know about the great athletes in New York sports history—Babe Ruth, Tom Seaver, Lawrence Taylor, Joe Namath, Mark Messier, and Walt Frazier—and even the busts—Ed Whitson, ...

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  3. Will the Real New York Rangers Please Stand Up?

    Wade Redden’s fighting. Chris Drury’s scoring. They totaled six goals. In one game. They’re relentless. They swarm to the net. They’re physical. They stand up for themselves...

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  4. Fantasy Basketball: Week 13 Pickups

    Week 13 (Jan. 18-24) Teams playing four games: Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Golden State, Indiana, L.A. Clippers, L.A...

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  5. New York Week That Was (Confidence, Playoffs, Gumby and Davey and Goliath)

    Confidence. The Jets have it. In fact, the Jets are so confident after whooping Cincinnati’s butt on Saturday, that Rex Ryan feels his team should not only be the favorite in the Super Bowl but also in the NBA playoffs...

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  6. Carlos Beltran Has Surgery, Mets Don't Like It

    The calendar says that it’s 2010, but for the New York Mets, 2009 keeps on rolling along. To the surprise of the Mets (or maybe not), Carlos Beltran had knee surgery yesterday. He may not be able to resume baseball activities for up to 12 weeks...

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  7. Why Playing Like Ryan Callahan Will Lead the New York Rangers To Success

    A few weeks ago, I had a conversation with my five-year-old daughter about whom our favorite players on the Rangers are...

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  8. Is David Wright the New Bobby Murcer?

    The great David Wright power outage of aught-nine has a precedent in New York baseball history. From 1969 to 1973, Bobby Murcer hit 26, 23, 25, 33, and 22 home runs...

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  9. NBA Fantasy League Week 12 Pickups

    Week 12 (Jan. 11-17) Teams Playing Four Games Detroit, Indiana, L.A. Clippers, Miami, Milwaukee, New Orleans, New York, Oklahoma City, Phoenix, San Antonio, Utah and Washington Teams ...

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  10. Fantasy Basketball: How the First Round Would Look Now

    The NBA season is almost at it’s half way point and here is how the draft would likely go now: Of course, this order depends on the strategy of the owner. LeBron James James is averaging 28...

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  11. Rangers-Stars: The Return of the Real Sean Avery (and Some Secondary Scoring)

    Last night’s game belonged to Sean Avery. He finally shook off the milquetoast impostor that’s taken over his body and returned to being the "love him, hate him" Sean Avery we’ve all come to love or hate...

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  12. Jason Bay is Officially a Met

    Jason Bay is officially a Met. He passed his physical, had his press conference, and is now the new left fielder for the Amazin’s...

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  13. Giants Mail It in Again To End Season

    The 2009 Giants started the season with Super Bowl expectations and ended it with their head coach saying, “I do think we tried. They all came to the stadium wanting to play...

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  14. NBA Fantasy: Week 11 Pickups

    Week 11 (Jan. 4-10) Teams playing four games: Atlanta, Chicago, L.A. Lakers, Memphis, Miami, New Jersey, New Orleans, Orlando, Portland, Utah, Washington Teams playing three games: ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 4 years ago 299 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA: Week 10 Observations

    1. The Grizzles are .500— The Grizzles are one of the hottest teams in the Western Conference. After starting the season 1-8 they have gone 15-8 and are 1.5 games out of the eighth seed...

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  16. MDC Fantasy Baseball Expert Draft

    Overvalued picks Joey Votto (Round Two): Despite missing 31 games last season Votto hit .322 with 25 homers and 84 rbi. Votto has the potential for a .320-30-100 season but so does Justin Morneau or Kevin Youkilis who each went in Round Four...

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  17. Mike Francesa is Hating on the New York Jets

    “First of all, we played our worst game of the season Sunday as a team.” -Colts President Bill Polian said after the Jets 29-15 victory. The loss marked the first time the Colts have lost in the regular season since Oct...

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  18. The New York Giants Embarrass Giants Stadium

    In the last game the Giants will ever play at Giants Stadium, the 2009 Giants decided to honor the team that ushered in the stadium—the 3-11 1976 Giants—by playing just like them...

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  19. MDC Fantasy Baseball Expert Draft Review

    Draft link Undervalued picks Round 3: Justin Upton Player A: 159 games, 606 at-bats, .297, 26 homers, 101 RBI, 97 runs, 34 steals Player B: 138 games, 526 at-bats, ...

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  20. NBA Week Nine Observations

    1. David Lee is playing like an All-Star. Lee is playing his best basketball of his career this month, averaging 18.7 points, 11.8 rebounds, and 1.1 steals. He is shooting 62 percent from the field and 83 percent from the foul line...

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  21. Fantasy Basketball: Week 10 Pickups

    Week 10 (Dec. 28-Jan. 3) Teams playing four games: Charlotte, Cleveland, Indiana, L.A. Lakers, Minnesota, New York, Oklahoma City, Philadelphia, Sacramento, San Antonio Teams playing three ...

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  22. The New York Week That Was (Comebacks and Christmas)

    Christmas is all about comebacks and overcoming adversity against all odds. OK, it’s really nothing about comebacks and overcoming adversity against all odds, but is about love, peace on ...

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  23. A New Day Dawning for the Rangers?

    After John Tortorella’s tirade heard round the world last Wednesday night, the Rangers have won three straight games. “No entitlement” is the new philosophy in Ranger Land. The first step was to scratch Wade Redden for two games...

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  24. New York Giants Crush, Kill, and Destroy Washington Redskins

    Last night, the Giants went back in time to the carefree, innocent, halcyon days of weeks one through five, when they romped and had their way with opponents and were looking like the best team in the NFL...

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  25. NBA Fantasy Basketball: Week 9 Pickups

    Beno Udrih (Kings)—Udrih should be owned in most leagues but rush to pick him up if he is not. Udrih is averaging 14 points, 4 assists and is shooting 53% from the field in 30 minutes per game...

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