Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
John Andariese, who first served as a radio analyst for the Knicks in 1972, announced Friday he would leave their radio team.
He will be succeeded by Brendan Brown, who worked a limited number of games last season. His father, Hubie, is a former Knicks coach.
Andariese served as MSG’s Knicks television analyst from 1986-87 to 1997-98. He cited a desire to spend more time with his family,...Read more »
Knicks power forward Amar'e Stoudemire was the guest on Thursday night's edition of "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart.
Watch the segment below. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Those of you viewing this on Newsday's apps can copy and paste this URL into your browser to watch: http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-september-27-2012/amar-e-stoudemire...Read more »
The Knicks averaged 7.2 percent of homes in the New York area for Saturday's game against the Heat on ABC compared to the Rangers' 3.5 percent for their simultaneous game against the Capitals on NBC.
That's actually a smaller gap than most would have predicted, given the greater popularity of basketball, but obviously the fact the Knicks lost in a blowout contributed to out-rating the Rangers...Read more »
MSG's production of Thursday night's Knicks regular-season finale against the Bobcats will be seen on WWOR-TV (Channel 9).
MSG will carry the seventh game of the Senators-Rangers playoff series and MSG Plus the seventh game of the Devils-Panthers series....Read more »
Our friends at Steiner Sports sent an email the other day that featured liberal use of exclamation marks and capital letters to announce its “Jeremy Lin Collection,’’ featuring EXTREMELY limited quantities of must-have items.
Among them: an autographed, authentic Lin Knicks jersey at $749.99 and an autographed “LINsanity’’ basketball for $649.99.
HURRY!...Read more »
TNT analyst Charles Barkley, who in the past has been a harsh critic of the Knicks, conceded Tuesday that they have improved over the past month - to a point.
They're not a great team; they're solid," he said during an event in Manhattan to promote CBS' and Turner's coverage of the NCAA Tournament. "They're playing much better. I think the [Jeremy] Lin story is incredible. He seems...Read more »
Random weekend thoughts:
Sunday afternoon the Knicks went head-to-head against the Rangers, with both teams facing old rivals from Boston on national broadcast networks.
How'd that go? The Knicks averaged 9.6 percent of homes in the New York area on ABC for their overtime loss to the Celtics. The Rangers averaged 1.9 percent on NBC for their victory over the Bruins.
So the Knicks...Read more »