1. For The Mets, It's TimeTo Clean House In Flushing

    The time is just about right for a murder/suicide in Mets' Land. I’m not saying things are so bad that somebody should actually be killed (though watching the Mets offense these days is ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 101 reads 2 comments

  2. Somehow I Get the Feeling This Isn't the Mets' Year

    I’m pretty sure I never even heard of Fernando Nieve (pictured above) before the season started, but when he grabbed his leg crossing first base last night, I thought, “Oh no, ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 154 reads 0 comments

  3. New York Knicks to Sign Ramon Sessions?

    Rumors have been flying that the Knicks could offer Milwaukee Bucks PG Ramon Sessions the NBA mid-level exception. The MLE is worth $5.8 million for the upcoming NBA season...

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  4. Mariano Rivera: Hot Stove Player of the Week

    The National League lost the All-Star Game yet again, and you can’t even blame the Mets for it. David Wright went 1-for-2 and scored a run, and Frankie Rodriguez pitched a perfect ninth...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 81 reads 1 comments

  5. New York-Detroit: Knicks Lose Again

    The Pistons rookie class outshined New York in a 96-73 win yesterday. Austin Daye (27-13) and DaJuan Summers (26-8) combined for 53 points and 21 rebounds...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 668 reads 4 comments

  6. 10 Reasons For the Mets to Have Hope

    The Mets are six-and-a-half games behind the Phillies (and of course also trail the Marlins and Braves) and are also six-and-a-half back in the wild-card race (and have seven teams ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 268 reads 2 comments

  7. New York Knicks Lose Summer League Opener to Memphis Grizzlies, 90-86

    New York lost their summer-league opener to the Memphis Grizzles, 90-86. Knicks SG Morris Almond scored the first points of the summer. He led the team with 17 points and made three shots from downtown...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 407 reads 1 comments

  8. A New York All-Star Game Retrospective

    The Midsummer Classic has been played in New York City eight times—on four occasions at Yankee Stadium, twice at the Polo Grounds, once at Ebbets Field and once at Shea Stadium...

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  9. The Newest New York Met, Jeff Francoeur: The Good and Bad

    Jeff Francoeur is a Met. I’m not sure I like the sound of that, but I guess I’ll have to get used to it. He's the latest in a long line of Braves who became Mets, some good, some ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 274 reads 3 comments

  10. How Can the New York Knicks Free Up Space for '10?

    Here are some feasible and some ridiculous ideas for the Knicks to consider. It’s already known that Eddy Curry and Jared Jeffries have player options for the 2010/11 seasons, ...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 807 reads 4 comments

  11. Hot Stove Player of the Week: Hideki Matsui

    After taking a two-week absence to quietly ponder the Hot Stove Player of the Week’s place in modern society and how it can benefit mankind as a whole, it’s back and better ...

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  12. Bad Lineups Throughout Mets History

    The Mets scored a run last night! Actually five runs! It was the first time they pushed a player across the plate since Saturday, and the first time a non-pitcher drove in a run since Friday...

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  13. NBA Salary Cap Changes

    The NBA salary cap is estimated to drop between $50.4 million and $53.6 million for the 2010-2011 season. The figures for this upcoming season have the cap at $57.7 million per team...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 150 reads 1 comments

  14. Jerome James Facts (Satire)

    Here’s 10 facts about our old buddy Jerome James who we miss greatly: 10. Jerome James won the Heisman without ever going to college. 9. When Jerome goes to Hooter’s, he orders the whole Buffalo...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  15. Grant Hill Interested in the New York Knicks?

    The New York Knicks tried to acquire Grant Hill nine years ago when they were shopping Patrick Ewing. It did not work out for New York, since Hill landed in Orlando via sign-and-trade and Ewing was dealt to Seattle...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 456 reads 2 comments

  16. Q&A with Thurman Munson Biographer: Marty Appel

    Marty Appel is the behind-the-scenes Mr. Yankee. He was the PR guru for the Yankees back in the 1970s, and you’ve seen him in Yankeeographies and anywhere else a Yankee expert is needed...

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  17. 10 Reasons Why the New York Knicks Must Sign Jason Kidd

    For anybody out there who thinks bringing Jason Kidd to New York is a bad idea, I slap you with a ham. Let’s take a look at 10 reasons why the Knicks MUST bring Kidd to New York. 10. The Knicks suck...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 695 reads 8 comments

  18. The Mets Are Driving Me Crazy

    The Mets took three out of four from a quality Cardinals team last week, and then followed that up by losing five out of six to the Yankees and Milwaukee...

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  19. New York Knicks to Meet With Jason Kidd

    The Knicks plan to meet with Mavericks PG Jason Kidd tomorrow on the opening day of the free agency period. The Mavs can pay him any amount to the league maximum to retain his services ($8 million)...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 111 reads 0 comments

  20. Fun for the Family: Yankee Coloring Book a Smashing Good Time

    When I was a little kid, coloring books were still really popular. Nowadays, with the spread of the Internet and new forms of electronic entertainment, it seems like books are taking a real hit...

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  21. New York Knicks Draft Grade

    Jordan Hill—University of Arizona, No. 8 overall With Tyreke Evans, Ricky Rubio, Johnny Flynn and Stephen Curry all off the board, the Knicks selected Hill...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 355 reads 1 comments

  22. NBA Players Who Can Be Dealt on Draft Day

    Marcus Camby, Clippers The Clippers are expected to draft Blake Griffin with the first overall pick. With Zach Randolph and Chris Kaman owed a total of $66 million, it makes the expiring contract of Camby expendable...

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  23. New York Knicks: What To Do At the Draft?

    The New York Knicks were looking to acquire the Washington's fifth overall pick, but the Wizards traded it to the Minnesota Timerwolves yesterday...

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  24. Brian Leetch Elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

    Ranger great Brian Leetch was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame today (along with other first-time-eligible players Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull and Luc Robitaille). And it couldn’t have happened to a nicer, classier guy...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 78 reads 0 comments

  25. New York Knicks, Washington Wizards Talking Trade With No. 5 Pick

    The New York Knicks are currently discussing a blockbuster draft trade with the Washington Wizards. Rumors have swirled that the Knicks would acquire the Wizards' fifth pick and while being able to keep the No...

    Hot Stove New York Written by Hot Stove New York about over 5 years ago 1,460 reads 2 comments