1. The Clock Is Ticking: 3 Ways for the Knicks to Save Their Offseason

    We've been waiting for this day for years. And now that July 1st, 2010 has come and gone, all that us Knicks fans can do is trust in Donnie Walsh, pray a few times a day, and refresh basketball websites 4 to 5 times a minute...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 4 years ago 1,723 reads 13 comments

  2. FIFA World Cup 2010: It's Time to Introduce the United States to Soccer

    On Wednesday, the United States Soccer Team can do one of two things. The first thing they can do is lose to Algeria. A loss will knock the States out of contention for the World Cup even before they can get out of the Group Stage...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 4 years ago 852 reads 2 comments

  3. A Message from US Soccer to the World: LET US IN!

    In a world where the United States of America seems to deviate from the international status quo more often that not, the rest of the planet lays claim to what is internationally known as the "world" sport...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about almost 5 years ago 208 reads 5 comments

  4. Yankee Fans, Be Careful What You Wish For...

    I hate to knit-pick, but count on me to play Devil's Advocate on a Monday morning, following a 96 hour span of baseball which left me with a smile from ear to ear...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about almost 5 years ago 394 reads 2 comments

  5. Lakers- Magic, Game One: Boring? Hardly...

    It's not Ali v. Frazier. It's not Michael v. Magic. Hell, it may not even be Crosby v. Ovechkin. It's Kobe v. LeBr—errrrr.... PIETRUS! Okay, okay. Yes, Mickael Pietrus may be guarding Kobe, but the headline for this series is clearly Mr...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 296 reads 0 comments

  6. Sorry, Cleveland, but This One Is Over

    Don't tell me you saw this coming. Yet again, the Cleveland Cavaliers—the same Cavaliers who steamrolled through their first 90 games of the season at a 74-16 pace—came up short in their bid to, get this, reach the NBA Finals...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 3,755 reads 48 comments

  7. The 2009 New York Giants: Pretenders or Contenders?

    Fifteen months ago, all the questions had been answered.The New York Giants had beaten the greatest team ever assembled, the New England Patriots, in Super Bowl XLII to cap what had turned into a Cinderella story and magical season for Big Blue...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 598 reads 12 comments

  8. When "The Dream" Just Isn't Enough...

    I have had one dream all my life, and that is to be a professional athlete. As I sit (OK, lay) here as a slightly overweight 22-year-old with a bad right shoulder, I'm pretty certain that the dream is dead for me...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 187 reads 3 comments

  9. Why You Should Be Rooting for the Chicago Blackhawks

    With four teams left in the NHL Playoffs, the team you are predicting to win it all probably isn't the team you should be picking. At least not if you want the league to thrive from the upcoming Stanley Cup Finals...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 194 reads 2 comments

  10. Penguins v. Capitals: A Game Seven for the Ages

    Game 7's in sports are like nothing else. For nine innings, four quarters, or three periods, every integral move by every single person on the roster is digested, evaluated, and stored in the ...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 246 reads 9 comments

  11. New Yankee Stadium: The $1.3 Billion Debacle

    At 9:13 pm, the Yanks were losing 3-0 to the Tampa Bay Rays. At the New Yankee Stadium. In New York. Again...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 386 reads 2 comments

  12. Give It Up Already, Brett...

    Is this what Minnesota fans have to look forward to this year? Another spring, another comeback. Oh, tis' the season.It's May in America...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 1,303 reads 5 comments

  13. Breaking News: A-Rod Behind Plummeting Attendance at Stadium

    Thanks go out to Selena Roberts, who obtained much of this information while hiding in a pile of money in Alex Rodriguez's private gym...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 626 reads 3 comments

  14. John Sterling: FAR from Sterling on the Radio

    It's like Forrest Gump used to say: "Stupid is as stupid does, sir." I'm a huge Yankee fan. I am convinced and will argue with anyone that being a Yankee fan is not only the greatest thing in the world, but also the worst...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 367 reads 2 comments

  15. All-NBA Mock Draft: Part Two

    The premise is simple- if every player in the NBA was a Free Agent, and a draft was held today, who would go where? In Part II, we will look at picks 20-11, with the draft order based upon the historical success of the franchise...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 767 reads 1 comments

  16. All-NBA Mock Draft: Part One

    The premise is simple- if every player in the NBA was a Free Agent, and a draft was held today, who would go where? In Part 1, we look at picks 30-21, with the draft order based upon the historical success of the franchise...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about 5 years ago 370 reads 5 comments

  17. What Could Have Been in New York...

    Lakers-Cavs With LeBron James tearing up the league, Kevin Garnett showing his first real signs of aging, and a Western Conference with one King and seven princes, the matchup in this year's 2009 NBA Finals is already a foregone conclusion to most fans...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about over 5 years ago 349 reads 6 comments

  18. A New Park Deserves...No, NEEDS...a New Leadoff Hitter

    I didn't even want to do the research for this one. In about a week, the 2009 Major League Baseball season will commence and thousands of recycled story lines will be aired on SportsCenter until the November cold shuts down ballparks for the winter...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about over 5 years ago 157 reads 7 comments

  19. Why Hate the Yankees for All the Wrong Reasons?

    On Tuesday, the new co-emperors of the world, Hank and Hal Steinbrenner, signed switch-hitting first baseman Marx Teixeira to a deal that will pay him a reported $180 million over eight years...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about over 5 years ago 382 reads 0 comments

  20. The Sanctity of Sport In America Is Long Gone

    Sport. One word, five letters, monosyllabic. Hundreds of subsidiaries can lay claim to this parent word. We raise our children through them, teaching them the importance of commitment, dedication, and working with others...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about over 5 years ago 302 reads 9 comments

  21. New York Knicks Have Decision To Make Heading Into Deadline

    With the NBA Trade Deadline quickly approaching, the New York Knicks find themselves in a spot they have not been accustomed to in quite a while. The Knickerbockers entered the All-Star Break, despite on a 6-game losing streak, 3...

    John Kessanis Written by John Kessanis about over 5 years ago 151 reads 1 comments