The Yankees almost owned all the fireworks over the holiday weekend, but ultimately were left on the outside looking in at the season’s biggest trade.
“We ultimately should rival American football in terms of popularity,” Silver told WFAN host Mike Francesa on Thursday.
Don’t count Mark Messier as one of the many who think the Stanley Cup Final is already over.
“I’m real confident,” Sherman told Francesa. “I am. Just the way he’s been training on this track. Obviously he hasn’t run on it, but he’s been training great over it.”
The Yankees are a mess and manager Joe Girardi, who was a guest on WFAN with Mike Francesa on Wednesday evening, is having a hard time making sense of it all.
James Dolan says he has an appreciation for just how difficult it is to build a championship team, which is why he hopes he has in Phil Jackson what he’s had for years in Glen Sather — someone who knows what he’s doing.
It was the turning point of the game, and ultimately helped springboard the Rangers into the Stanley Cup finals. Among the Blueshirts’ faithful it will simply be known as “the save.”
“I’ve managed the last several years in Venezuela with 30,000 people booing me every time I went to the freaking mound. The booing isn’t a big deal. It’s not the booing. It’s what it does to the players.”
Rex Ryan has been more reserved of late, but every now and then glimpses of the guy from years gone by resurface.
The 86-year-old has an almost encyclopedic knowledge of baseball. He shared some of his memories with WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Wednesday.
“If he’s ready, he’s gonna play,” Francesa said on air on Tuesday afternoon. “I’ve heard rumblings. I don’t have any confirmation, and I don’t think there will be any. I would look for him tomorrow, though.”
“We will not be at Citi Field for those two games because the Mets are not allowing us to do our show out of there,” Francesa said on air on Thursday afternoon.
“I’m humbled and excited to be recognized by the New York State Broadcasters Association,” said Francesa. “It is a great honor, and anything with New York attached to it means all the more to me.”
“I think, at worst, this is a playoff-contending team. I think this roster is a playoff-contending roster … I have a lot of optimism, a lot of hope.”
He’s having by his lofty standards a very substandard spring training, but Derek Jeter has been around this game long enough to know not to worry about a slow start. He told Mike Francesa as much on Tuesday night.