1. New York Jets: Moving Hunter to Blocking TE Is a Step in the Right Direction

    The inevitable has finally happened, Wayne Hunter has been demoted and will no longer be the starting right tackle for the New York Jets . For Gang Green, if nothing else, the move is a step in the right direction...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about almost 2 years ago 1,063 reads 5 comments

  2. Three Ways the New York Jets Can Minimize the Role of Wayne Hunter

    He's only played in one preseason game to this point, but Wayne "Turnstile" Hunter continued to live up to his nickname Saturday night against the New York Giants ...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about almost 2 years ago 1,032 reads 13 comments

  3. Jets' Disregard for Upgrading Offensive Line Will Ultimately Hinder the Offense

    There is no hiding the fact that the 2012 New York Jets roster leaves a lot to be desired. Going in, you could tell on paper that this team lacks explosive playmakers , proven pass-rushers and depth at wide receiver...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about almost 2 years ago 73 reads 1 comments

  4. MLB Trade Deadline 2012: 5 Pitchers Who Should Be on the Move Come July

    Even though the 2012 baseball season is only three months old, we are already starting to get a good idea of who will be contending for a playoff spot come September...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 727 reads 0 comments

  5. New York Mets Slug Their Way to 17-1 Victory, Salvage Series vs. Chicago Cubs

    After sleepwalking their way through the last two games in Chicago, the New York Mets finally awoke on Wednesday with an offensive explosion against the Cubs ...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 537 reads 6 comments

  6. Lessons in Speaking to the Media: Outrageous Comments from Sports Figures

    If you're going to take a shot at another team, especially a cross-town rival, at least make some sense of what you are trying to insult them over...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 223 reads 0 comments

  7. New York Mets: With Frank Francisco on DL, Time for Parnell to Grasp Closer Role

    While the New York Mets have certainly been one of the most surprising teams in baseball, it's no secret that the bullpen has been their Achilles' heel to this point in the season...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 349 reads 0 comments

  8. New York Knicks: J.R Smith Opts Out, Streaky Shooter Not Worth Long-Term Deal

    Even if it is just a minimal increase in pay, is J.R Smith really worth the three-to-four-year headache? According to New York Times beat writer Howard Beck, J...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 1,295 reads 12 comments

  9. Carmelo Anthony: Now That LeBron James Has His Title, Does Focus Shift to Melo?

    Finally and forever, LeBron James is an NBA champion. After years of waiting, fans will no longer be galvanized by LeBron's theatrics and his pursuit of an NBA title. Those days are over...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 2,313 reads 8 comments

  10. NBA Finals 2012: Where Heat vs. Thunder Ranks in Greatest Matchups of All Time

    Miami Heat versus OKC Thunder. The most anticipated matchup of the season has finally come to fruition. On Tuesday night, LeBron James , Kevin Durant and their respective teams will ...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 2,166 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Playoffs 2012: Story Still the Same, as Pressure Mounts, LeBron Wilts

    As the great Led Zeppelin once wrote, the song remains the same. Last night, once again, LeBron James was nowhere to be found come crunch time. Not offensively, not defensively...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 453 reads 2 comments

  12. New York Jets Desperate for Leadership, Possible Revis Holdout Sets Bad Example

    Of the Jets ' five captains last season, Darrelle Revis was the only one to deserve the honor and play up to expectations...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 510 reads 3 comments

  13. NBA Playoffs 2012: J.R. Smith Crippling Knicks Offense, Contract Expectations

    Going into the postseason, the Knicks were relying on J.R. Smith to make plays and provide scoring off the bench...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 838 reads 3 comments

  14. 2012 NBA Playoffs: New York Knicks Have the Pieces, Need Time to Make It Work

    Forget about the New York Knicks' record when Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire are both on the floor. Put aside the roller-coaster season that was 2011-12...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 1,087 reads 3 comments

  15. NBA Playoffs 2012: Amar'e Punches Fire Extinguisher Following Loss to Heat

    According to several New York beat writers and ESPN.com , Amar'e Stoudemire apparently lost his cool after the 104-94 loss to the Heat and took his aggression out in the visitors' locker room...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 272 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Playoffs 2012: How Starting Landry Fields Changes New York Knicks Gameplan

    With starting shooting guard Iman Shumpert done for the season with a torn ACL , the Knicks will have to find a way to replace the rookie's production...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 456 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Playoffs 2012: Why There Is Still Hope for the New York Knicks

    The postseason couldn't have started any worse for the Knicks . Going into the game, they knew they wouldn't have a healthy Tyson Chandler at his best, and it showed as the game progressed...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 417 reads 2 comments

  18. NBA Playoffs 2012: With Rivalry Renewed, Knicks vs. Heat Is Better Than Ever

    I was just a novice sports fan when one of the greatest rivalries in sports was playing out. It was before I was even 10 years old...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 369 reads 1 comments

  19. NBA Playoffs 2012: Knicks Must Get out to Early Lead, Keys to Winning Game 1

    For the Knicks to have a chance in this series, they are going to have to put the pressure on the Miami Heat early. Since the Woodson era began, the Knicks have done a great job at coming out of the gate with plenty of energy...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 767 reads 1 comments

  20. 2012 NBA Playoffs: Lack of Guard Depth Once Again Leading Concern for Knicks

    Even with the New York Knicks playing their best basketball in over a decade, for the second consecutive year their biggest issue heading into the postseason is their lack of healthy, capable guards...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 271 reads 0 comments

  21. Knicks Keep Division Hopes Alive, Bury Celtics with the Long Ball at the Garden

    With moving up in the standings in mind, the New York Knicks came out with something to prove against the Boston Celtics . They got huge contributions from Carmelo Anthony , Tyson Chandler, J...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 547 reads 5 comments

  22. NBA Playoffs: Remaining Scenarios for New York Knicks to Climb Standings

    For the New York Knicks to avoid a first-round matchup against the Chicago Bulls or Miami Heat , they must take care of business tonight against the Boston Celtics and get a lot of help the rest of the way...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 4,306 reads 0 comments

  23. 5 New York Mets Whose Early Success Will Continue All Season

    To almost everyone's surprise, the New York Mets have come out of the gates blazing, winning seven of their first 10 games, their best start since 2006...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 746 reads 2 comments

  24. Carmelo Anthony Shouldering Scoring Load, but Knicks Living, Dying by J.R. Smith

    Ever since Amar'e Stoudemire and Jeremy Lin went down with injuries, New York Knicks star forward Carmelo Anthony has been scoring at an unbelievable clip, but he can't do it all by himself...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 2,317 reads 16 comments

  25. Heat vs. Knicks: Kings of South Beach Snap Knicks' 9-Game Home Winning Streak

    Despite Carmelo Anthony's second consecutive 40-point Sunday performance, the Heat's Big Three proved to be too much for the Knicks to handle, as New York's nine-game home winning streak was snapped in a 93-85 loss to the Heat ...

    Matt Dienstag Written by Matt Dienstag about 2 years ago 525 reads 8 comments