There wasn't much for Jets fans to be positive about following their team's ugly 37-14 loss to the Bills in Buffalo on Sunday. But here's one thing: If the playoffs began today, Gang Green would be playing.Unfortunately, there are plenty of teams on the cusp of jumping the Jets (5-5) in the standings in the coming weeks. At least Gang Green -- whose remaining strength of schedule had a combined...Read more »
The Jets have turned heads this season, and the Giants are on a winning streak. But New York's hottest football team -- one which actually plays its games in the Big Apple -- is the Fordham University Rams.
At 10-0 entering Saturday's matchup on the road against Lafayette, Fordham is one of the final two unbeaten teams at the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) level -- once known as the...Read more »
It took until Week 10, but finally things are going right for the Giants. They're coming off a bye and carrying a two-game winning streak into Sunday afternoon's matchup against the Raiders at MetLife Stadium. There are plenty of reasons to believe the Giants (2-6) are in for another good weekend; here are three of them.
Brown's back in town
Softening the bad news of David...Read more »
Don't hit the panic button just yet, Nets fans. Even the Heat, after retooling their roster three years ago when LeBron James and Chris Bosh took their talents to South Beach, struggled to a 9-8 start before recovering to reach the NBA Finals. So a 1-2 start -- with that lone win over the defending-champion Heat -- isn't so bad. Here are three more reasons to stay positive before tonight's meeting...Read more »
The Knicks have not looked good during the first week of the regular season. But things should improve over the next few days as the Bobcats come to town tonight, and then the Knicks travel to Charlotte on Friday. Both teams are 1-2, but one look at each roster is enough to know which is the better club. Here are three reasons to believe the Knicks are primed for a two-game winning streak.
Ailing...Read more »
It's been two years since the last New York City Marathon, which means the 2011 winners had an extra year as the reigning champs for Geoffrey Mutai and Firehiwot Dado. Both are entered into Sunday's race with the chance to defend their respective crowns. Here's each defending champion at a glance.
The 32-year-old Kenyan set a course record when he won two...Read more »
The "Batman: Arkham" series already has given gamers two nearly perfect iterations in the past few years, so it seems reasonable to set the bar high for the prequel, "Batman: Arkham Origins."
And maybe that isn't fair. After all, "Origins" was the product of a different development team -- albeit using nearly all of the same gameplay as its predecessors.
It's...Read more »
If Carmelo Anthony is going to return to New York after he inevitably tests the free-agent market following this season, the Knicks may need to do more than fizzle out in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Those are the stakes for this team entering the 2013-14 season, like it or not.
At least the key components of last year's Atlantic Division champions are back.
Alongside Anthony...Read more »
Three years ago, the Nets were a woeful New Jersey-based franchise coming off an embarrassing 12-win season.
Oh, how much has changed.
These Nets are no joke now. They're looking to build on last year's successful first campaign in Brooklyn with a star-studded lineup and a coach who was playing for the rival Knicks just six months ago.
Dramatic turnarounds such as this are rare...Read more »
Now that the Giants have finally found their way into the win column following Monday's 23-7 victory against the Vikings, perhaps some of the pressure is off their collective shoulders. That's an especially good thing as they travel into hostile territory to take on the Eagles for the second time this season. Here are three keys to the matchup.
Nicks-ing it up
Wideout Hakeem Nicks has...Read more »