If you love ESPN's Stephen A. (Smith) and SNL's Jay Pharoah as much as I do, you got a big charge out of the sketch on Saturday night's Weekend Update segment. I don't know who wrote the bit - I'm guessing Pharoah because he delivers it so perfectly, but it sounds like a compendium of all Stephen's ... More >>
Is it possible that Rex Ryan could have looked at the Jets' 48-28 victory over the Buffalo Bills last week and not understood why the Jets won? It certainly seems that way after watching their season-deflating 27-10 loss to the Steelers Sunday afternoon.
Against Buffalo, New York mixed up their of ... More >>
If you're not a fan of bluster and braggadocio, you have to admire Eli Manning, and you have to appreciate what he's done over the last two weeks to make life better for fans not only in the New York area but around the rest of the NFL as well.
What Eli has done, in successive weeks, is shoot down ... More >>
While we wait for this Sunday's showdown between the Steelers and the Packers, we're feeling nostalgic for the big games of our past.
We've been spoiled lately with some pretty exciting Super Bowls. But we remember a time not so long ago when the ultimate championship tended to be something ... More >>
When the Jets ended last season by losing to the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game, their fans had at least one big consolation: the Jets, it was assumed, were the team of the future. Now, eleven months later, it seems they still are the team of the future. To paraphrase Clemenc ... More >>
It was a field day Tuesday for active verbs in the New York sports press - clobbered, pasted, scorched, romped, buried, thrashed. But our favorite descriptive word was on the back cover of that day's Daily News: "Party's Over for Jets after Monday Night Disgrace in Foxborough." (Although ESPN ... More >>
Remember several months ago when you heard for the first time that the Giants and Jets owners were putting in a bid for the 2014 Super Bowl? Remember how stupid that sounded at the time?
What exactly happened in the meantime to make that idea sound less stupid? When, exactly, did having th ... More >>
"I don't think it was one thing," said Jets owner Woody Johnson after firing head coach Eric Mangini last Monday. "There's nothing specific. It's just a call we made. Hopefully, it's correct."
Wrong, Woody. It was one thing, it was something specific. And no, your call wasn't, hopefully, corr ... More >>
We thank Press Clips for alerting us to the firing of Jets head coach Eric Mangini. Local sports reporters were outraged by the team's "Mets-like" late-season collapse from 8-3 to 9-7, and by yesterday's loss to the Dolphins, whose QB Chad Pennington used to play for the Jets, and who, unlike the Je ... More >>