1. NBA: Week Eight Observations

    1. Joakim Noah is not slowing down: Noah had his second 20+ rebound game of the season this past week. That game was against the Lakers where he also had six blocked shots and 14 offensive rebounds...

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  2. The New York Week That Was (It's a Wonderful Life)

    On Saturday night I was flipping between another Rangers loss and the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life ...

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  3. New York Rangers Stuck in No-Man's-Land

    If only the Rangers could play against themselves. They could finally score more than two goals, what with their defense as soft and holey as Swiss cheese...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 4 years ago 69 reads 1 comments

  4. NY Giants Can't Stop Philadelphia Eagles

    The expected smashmouth, defensive, low-scoring NFC East battle never materialized in the Giants-Eagles game, as it looked more like an old AFL contest. It was George Blanda vs. John Hadl...

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  5. Fantasy NBA: Week Seven Observations

    1. Chris Duhon Is Worth Starting Again Duhon is playing much better, and is averaging 12.2 points, 6.7 assists, three rebounds, and 2.5 three-pointers this month...

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  6. Fantasy Basketball: Week Eight Pickups

    Week Eight (Dec. 14-20) Teams playing four games: Charlotte, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Indiana, L.A. Clippers, L.A...

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  7. Is Jason Bay Better Than Matt Holliday for the Mets? Not So Fast

    I’ve come out of the woodwork for a brand new blog, because I’ve come across some interesting data, and I think it’d be just plain selfish of me not to share it with my Mets brethren...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 4 years ago 619 reads 5 comments

  8. The New York Week That Was (Nate-Gate, Shutouts, Hatred and the Hot Stove)

    Here are some of the highlights, lowlights, scandals, trades and car accidents of the past week in the New York sports world...

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  9. Henrik Lundqvist Bears the Burden of Carrying His Team

    Whether he likes it or not, the only chance the New York Rangers have of winning these days is if Henrik Lundqvist plays like Superman...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 4 years ago 19 reads 4 comments

  10. New York Giants Rise From the Dead To Defeat Dallas Cowboys

    The Giants-Broncos game last week will forever be known as The Year the Giants Ruined Thanksgiving. Every time I bit into one of my turkey sandwiches in the days that followed I tasted the ineptitude of the Giants performance...

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  11. NBA Week Six Observations

    1. Kevin Love and Chris Paul Are Back Love made his first appearance of the season last Friday and has double-doubles in both games he has played. Last season as a rookie he made two three-pointers in 81 games...

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  12. Fantasy Basketball: Week 7 Pickups

    Week 7 (Dec. 7-13) Teams playing four games: Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Golden State, Minnesota, New Jersey, Portland, San Antonio, Toronto, Utah Teams playing three games: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Indiana, L...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 4 years ago 277 reads 0 comments

  13. The New York Week That Was (Dec. 4th, 2009)

    Daniel Day-Lewis has a new movie coming out that’s a sequel of sorts to There Will Be Blood . It’s based on my experiences as a parent, and is called There Will Be Yelling ...

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  14. The Strengths and Weaknesses of the New York Rangers

    The Rangers are in a freefall and it looks like the only thing that can stop them is the break in the schedule. With no game until Saturday, now’s a good time to break things down and list ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 4 years ago 399 reads 2 comments

  15. NBA Fantasy: Week Five Observations

    1. Carlos Boozer He's playing like an All-Star. Boozer is averaging 20 points, 10.6 rebounds, 1.1 steals, and shooting 55 percent from the field. He is setting career highs in minutes (35 per game) FT percentage (82...

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  16. Week Six Pickups

    Week Six (Nov. 30-Dec. 6)   Teams Playing Four Games Chicago, Dallas, Golden State, Indiana, Miami, Milwaukee, New York, Phoenix, Toronto, Washington   Teams Playing Three Games ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 4 years ago 142 reads 0 comments

  17. The New York Week That Was (Thanksgiving Edition)

    Thanksgiving is the best of all holidays. There’s football all day long, eating all day long, and drinking all day long (actually that sounds like most Sundays during football season)...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 4 years ago 93 reads 0 comments

  18. Giants Get Off the Schneid, Hold Off Falcons for Overtime Win

    The last time the Giants won a game, they played in the Polo Grounds, wore leather helmets, FDR was president, the talking picture machine was all the rage, and the repeal of Prohibition healed a nation...

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  19. Lou Williams, Trevor Ariza Highlight NBA Week Four Observations

    1. Lou Williams and Trevor Ariza Are Overachieving Williams scored a season-high 30 points last Friday against the Grizzles. On the season, he is averaging 16.7 points, 5.1 assists, and 3.5 rebounds...

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  20. James Harden, Drew Gooden among Top NBA Fantasy Week Five Pickups

      Week One (Oct. 26 to Nov. 1) Teams Playing Four Games Dallas, Denver, L.A. Clippers, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Portland, Sacramento, ...

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  21. Joakim Noah playing like an All-Star

    Joakim Noah leads the NBA in rebounds and is no where to be found on the 2010 All-Star ballot. His teammate Brad Miller is on the ballot considering he is averaging nine points and four rebounds...

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  22. The New York Week That Was (11/20/09)

    The Knicks won a game this week! And The Answer may be coming to New York (so the question must be: Will a desperate team do anything to keep their fans interested?)...

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  23. Free Agents Carrying Rangers

    The usual state of affairs when the Rangers sign a free agent goes something like this: Free agent is past his prime and his best days are well behind him, but he signs an outrageous ...

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  24. The Mets Need More Than Matt Holliday

    In 2006, the Mets were one game away from the World Series. And that’s been their biggest problem the last three years. They still think they’re one game away from the World Series...

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  25. Week Three Observations

    1. Brandon Jennings is the real deal: In two games last week Jennings has scored 87 points with 14 assists. So far this season he is averaging 25 PTS (eigth in the NBA), 5 AST, 4 REB, and 1 STL...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 4 years ago 145 reads 0 comments