1. For Sale: Derek Sanderson Jeter

    In professional team sports, the MVP award goes out at the end of the regulated season to the athlete who has embodied elite value to their team A player considered being above all the rest...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 5 years ago 374 reads 4 comments

  2. New York Yankees, Giants, Jets: Three Wins, One City

    A Giant won, a Jet soared, and a Yankee guaranteed that New York is the best place to call home. Three sports team, hailing from New York had simultaneous starts this afternoon (Yanks not on time due to rain delay)...

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  3. The New York Week That Was (Sept. 25, 2009)

    The Giants and Jets both beat division archrivals this past week, and both are 2-0 and sitting atop their respective divisions...

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  4. Roto Basketball: Strong Middle Round Buys

    C—Emeka Okafor If you’re looking for a real, dominant center to hold down those REB and BLK numbers, look no further than Emeka Okafor...

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  5. Knicks should bring in Jack McClinton

    The San Antonio Spurs released former University standout Jack McClinton on the eve of training camp. McClinton is the all time 3-point percentage leader in ACC history and was selected by ...

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  6. Roto Basketball : Too Steep For My Wallet

    Chauncey Billups—Unlike Detroit, where Billups played essentially 45 minutes a game and was considered the second or first scoring option with RIP, he is getting older and there are many capable scorers in Denver like Melo and J...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 5 years ago 56 reads 1 comments

  7. Fantasy Basketball: Bold Predictions

    Kevin Love will be this year’s version of David Lee: Love almost averaged a double-double in his rookie season (11 points and 9 rebounds). In the last 15 games of the season, he averaged 14...

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  8. Second Chances: Munson Book a Solid Read

    I had previously slammed Marty Appel’s book Thurman Munson: The Life and Death of a Yankee Captain for being just another Munson biography. This is probably because I didn’t get past the first three pages...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 5 years ago 53 reads 1 comments

  9. Guest Bloggers: ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball Team

    With ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball winding down for another season, their announcing team of Joe Morgan, Jon Miller, and Steve Phillips took some time to analyze the New York baseball scene for Hot Stove New York...

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  10. Fantasy Basketball: Undervalued Players

    Andris Biedrins (Warriors)- Among centers last season Biedrins finished second in rebounding (11.2). He also blocked 1.5 shots a game, recorded one steal and shot 57 percent from the field...

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  11. Giants Crash Cowboys' Party: Win Ruins Home Opener in Dallas

    Jerry Jones threw a $1.15 billion party last night, and everybody was there—John Madden, Pat Summerall, LeBron James, one Hall of Fame Cowboy after another, as well as former President George W...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 5 years ago 291 reads 1 comments

  12. Fantasy Basketball: Overvalued Players

    Derrick Rose—Chicago BullsDerrick Rose elevated his game in the playoffs averaging 19.7 points, 6.4 assists, 6.3 assists, and shot 49 percent from the field. During the regular season, he finished ranked 17th in assists (6...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 5 years ago 548 reads 7 comments

  13. The New York Week That Was (9/18/09)

    When we last saw the Jets, the comedy team of Eric Mangini and Brett Favre were sabotaging the season. Favre confessed that he had a torn biceps tendon, but he’s just covering up for his arm—it wasn’t torn, it was drunk...

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  14. Help! I Can't Stop Watching the Mets

    I turn on the TV, and I’d rather watch anything else but the Mets—So You Think You’re Crazier Than Gary Busey, Two and a Half Accountants, even Yentl. But something’s commanding me to watch...

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  15. Giants Week One: Monday Morning Cornerback

    The Giants may not have a go-to receiver but what they do have on offense is depth (though they lost one cog in the offensive machine on the first play of the season when Danny Ware dislocated his elbow...

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  16. The New York Week That Was (9/11/09)

    Derek Jeter started feeling the pressure to overtake Lou Gehrig as the Yankees’ all-time hits leader, but he came through as always (well, was he really never going to get a hit again?)...

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  17. Week 1 Waiver Wire: RB Pickups

    RB Mike Bell (Saints): RB Pierre Thomas is expected to sit this week against the Lions. Thomas is suffering from a MCL sprain and a minor laceration on the same knee. He did not practice yesterday and the Saints should not play him to risk further injury.

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  18. New York Giants: Season Preview Quiz

    Here's an easy New York Giants quiz to get you ready for the 2009 NFL season. 1. The Giants pass rush will be so good that they’ll: a) Lead the league in sacks b) Wreak havoc on opposing offenses c) Break Joe Theismann’s leg...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 5 years ago 180 reads 1 comments

  19. Fantasy Football Fearless Forecast: Sleepers, Rd. 2

    One player at each of the important positions... Matt Hasselbeck, QB, SEA He missed most of '08 to injury, but before that "Bald Jesus" put up biblical passing numbers with subpar receivers...

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  20. Fantasy Football: Overvalued Players

    1. Terrell Owens Owens missed three weeks of practice time with a sprained toe. T.O. is coming off one of his least productive seasons of his career, catching 69 balls for 1,052 yards and 10 scores...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 5 years ago 353 reads 10 comments

  21. Fantasy Football: Undervalued Players

    Willie Parker (Steelers)- Accoring to Parker’s average draft position (ADP) he is the 29th running back being selected. From 05-07 he missed two regular season games and averaged 1,337 rushing yards and six TDs on the ground...

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  22. The New York Week That Was (Joba Rules Edition)

    The Yankees have instituted a new set of Joba Rules. Joba Chamberlain will now pitch every fifth day but his innings will be limited. That may help his arm, but it won’t help him learn how to pitch (or help the bullpen)...

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  23. Guest Blogger: David Wright's Helmet

    I can read you know. I’ve seen all those hurtful and hateful things written about me all over the Internet. Yes, I know, I’m big. I’m oversized. I’m comically gigantic...

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  24. Mets Hodgepodge (9/1/09 edition)

    Here are some random notes about the Mets. They called up catcher Josh Thole, who will be with the team tonight in Colorado...

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  25. Is it Time for Giants Fans to Panic?

    With Plaxico Burress gone from the team and the Antonio Pierce situation cleared up, the Giants were supposed to have a smooth, stress-free summer. They’d work in their new receivers, tune up for the season, and beat Washington on September 13...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about almost 5 years ago 501 reads 5 comments