Rich Cimini

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Is Santonio Holmes Paying for Ben Roethlisberger's Sins?

    ​For a week now, the New York sports press has been displaying its bafflement over how the Jets could have snagged such a prize as wide receiver Santonio Holmes at such a bargain price (just a fifth round pick in this year's draft). The answer became clearer with this morning's announcement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Jockbeat: Will Jets fans have patience for Sanchez to grow?

    There are two definitely good things to be said about the Jets obtaining Southern Cal quarterback Mark Sanchez. The first is that he's probably the best prospect available. The second is that he looks a hell of a lot better than anything they have right now.   But there are potential pitfa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    Jockbeat: Come on, Jets, Giants -- take a chance on T.O.!

    Come on, NFL GMs. Isn't there anyone out there interested in signing Terrell Owens? Like maybe the Giants or Jets or some other team that has recently lost a key wide receiver? A team that maybe thinks it's just one stud away from going to the Super Bowl?  A team that could work him in under th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Jockbeat: Giant Reasons For Welcoming Back Plaxico

    New York Giants GM Jerry Reese sounded like Yogi Berra a few days ago when he talked about the possible future of Plaxico Burress: "We're going to move forward as if he's going to be here," he told reporters. "If he's not, we'll play it both ways."With regards to Burress, playing it both ways seems ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    New York Jets will fire Eric Mangini this morning

    At least that's what insider reporters are saying. A press conference is scheduled for 10 a.m., and the NFL team's owner, Woody Johnson, is scheduled to appear and head coach Eric Mangini isn't, says Rich Cimini at the Daily News. A bailout fails, and the guy at the top gets axed? That's a switc ... More >>

  • News

    December 28, 2004

    The War Scores

    Surprise: career soldiers back the war, athletes dislike the press, and the media don't matter

  • News

    November 7, 2000

    Media Blitz

    Times Sportswriter Goes Public With a Controversial Press-Box Critique