Ah, the subject of Darrelle Revis again. I hate to keep coming back to this, but at the time of year when we ought to be talking about the Yankees and the Mets, the subject of what the Jets should do about Revis continues to grab headlines. Here's Mike Lupica in today's Daily News:
"The Jets shoul ... More >>
Sundays in America are the best Sundays in the world--that's why God gave U.S. citizens the day off when he wrote us the Bible. There's nothing better for a family to do today than get together on the couch, microwave up some cheese dip, and watch eleven hours of football. These are great tim ... More >>
The best and most balanced obit for the Oakland Raiders' Al Davis, who died Saturday, was by Bruce Weber in the New York Times. There is, however, a curious and unexplained line in the story: "Wherever the team called home, Oakland or Los Angeles, Mr. Davis was a fan favorite — until he wasn't ... More >>
It's the time of year for that oddest subgenre of sportswriting, the "Football vs. Baseball" column. Pro football, of course, always wins in these debates, largely because they're argued along the only terms that sportswriters know: television ratings.
First out of the gate is David Steele on A ... 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 >>
As we had occasion to note over the last couple weeks following the deaths of George Steinbrenner and Ralph Houk, one hates to speak ill of the recently deceased. However, there is that danger that the last word on someone's life is the one that's going to define his legacy, and that's particularly ... More >>
Who had the worst day on Sunday? The Giants or the Jets? Let's review:
-- The Giants played perhaps the best team in the conference, the surprising New Orleans Saints, gave up 48 points and lost by three touchdowns on the Saints' home field.
-- The Jets, playing at home against a terrible ... More >>
How good are the 2009 Giants? Are they the best team in their conference? Let's answer the second question first.
Pending the outcome of tonight's game between the Green Bay Packers and the 3-0 Minnesota Vikings, the Giants and the New Orleans Saints are the only 4-0 teams in the conference. ... More >>
A shock of recognition went down my spine as I watched Pittsburgh gym shooter George Sodini giving a video tour of his house.Now that Sodini has killed three women and himself in Tuesday's horrific shooting, we're all ghoulishly picking over his Internet corpse. The man's diary, for example, reveale ... More >>
The Denver Broncos used to be cool, man. They've changed.
Last week, we made clear our dim view of the televised scrimmage known as the Pro Bowl. Nonetheless, we forced ourselves to eyeball a few minutes of it yesterday, given that it was the last we'll see of pro football for a while. While endu ... More >>