1. Why the Gio Gonzalez Trade Underscores the Challenges Facing the New York Mets

    Apparently coal in the Mets ' stockings wasn't enough. The NL East became even more competitive last week when the Washington Nationals acquired rising star Gio Gonzalez to ...

    SWAMP DONKEY Written by SWAMP DONKEY about almost 3 years ago 445 reads 4 comments

  2. Why the Mets Are the Most Beleaguered Team in Major League Baseball

    Once the dust settles in Queens and the New York Mets come to grips with the loss of a hometown superstar, they face a rather daunting reality...

    SWAMP DONKEY Written by SWAMP DONKEY about almost 3 years ago 1,792 reads 21 comments

  3. 2012 MLB Free Agency: 10 Players the NY Mets Wish They Could Sign

    The hot stove in Queens isn't lit this year. For the Mets fan this serves at the very least as our short-term reality...

    SWAMP DONKEY Written by SWAMP DONKEY about almost 3 years ago 1,271 reads 4 comments

  4. MLB Free Agency: 5 Players the New York Mets Can't Sign

    Optimism is for the weak. The World Series will be over soon. But then the pain begins anew for fans of the New York Mets. Hot stove season! A new hope! Endless possibilities! Sigh...

    SWAMP DONKEY Written by SWAMP DONKEY about almost 3 years ago 212 reads 0 comments

  5. Firing Kevin Gilbride Won't Magically Change the New York Giants

    I'm no fan of Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride. But I'm also not a fan of the mob reaction to poor play. It's a reaction that targets the easiest, most vulnerable parts...

    SWAMP DONKEY Written by SWAMP DONKEY about 3 years ago 506 reads 12 comments

  6. New York Giants: Why Addition of Wide Receiver Brandon Stokley Matters

    It was third-and-eight against the Redskins and the Giants ' continuing tryout for the slot receiver position began on their very first drive of the season...

    SWAMP DONKEY Written by SWAMP DONKEY about 3 years ago 1,061 reads 11 comments

  7. Giants vs. Panthers: 5 G-Men Who Need To Make an Impression Against Carolina

    The New York Giants open their NFL preseason schedule with the Carolina Panthers tomorrow at 8:00 p.m. Now, let’s face it. The NFL preseason is the O’Doul’s to the regular season’s Budweiser...

    SWAMP DONKEY Written by SWAMP DONKEY about 3 years ago 1,542 reads 10 comments

  8. Osi Umenyiora: Contract Dispute of New York Giants DE Gets Silly

    All we need are the Ringling Brothers. Osi Umenyiora ’s protracted contract dispute with the Giants took an odd turn Wednesday as the defensive end flew to Atlanta to seek a second opinion on his "knee issue...

    SWAMP DONKEY Written by SWAMP DONKEY about 3 years ago 716 reads 11 comments

  9. New York Giants Lose 2 Key Players in a Matter of Hours

    Giants first-round draft pick Prince Amukamara will be sidelined indefinitely after a physical examination discovered a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone in his left foot...

    SWAMP DONKEY Written by SWAMP DONKEY about 3 years ago 1,572 reads 13 comments

  10. New York Giants: 5 Main Obstacles to a Successful Season

    As far as offseasons and hot-stove action go, this isn't the best time to be a Giants fan. The Eagles have built a Heat-like juggernaut and the Jets have been snatching all the NY headlines and accolades...

    SWAMP DONKEY Written by SWAMP DONKEY about 3 years ago 2,767 reads 19 comments

  11. New York Mets: 6 Reasons the Mets Need to Keep Jose Reyes

    With just days until the non-waiver trade deadline, the likelihood that Jose Reyes is dealt to another team gets even more scarce...

    SWAMP DONKEY Written by SWAMP DONKEY about 3 years ago 630 reads 14 comments