This series is about resuming hostilities. With so much on the line, how can they possibly be avoided? The Rangers and Bruins. New York and Boston. John Tortorella and Claude Julien. Waiting for the explosion.
“The Mets, when (starting pitcher Matt Harvey) doesn’t pitch now, are so bad that it is embarrassing,” Francesa said. “They are so listless. They are so unwatchable. This is as bad as I have ever seen it. This is Craig Swan bad for these Mets.”
The New York Mets signed outfielder Rick Ankiel and started him in center field against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. Ankiel was designated for assignment by the Houston Astros last week and cleared waivers on Sunday.
“I just want to get through one day without somebody asking me about the Victor Cruz negotiation,” Giants co-owner John Mara told Mike Francesa on Thursday afternoon.
Sports Radio WFAN 660AM/101.9FM has reached a new multi-year agreement with the New York Giants, extending the station’s exclusive flagship radio station rights to broadcast preseason, regular season and any postseason games.
Die-hard fans have been screaming all along about New York’s turnaround. It just took the rest of us a little time to catch up.
“It’s the way it is,” Carlesimo told Mike Francesa. “I’m disappointed. I’m not a little disappointed, I’m tremendously disappointed, just because I feel strongly about what a great situation this was.”
Honestly, I can look at the field and find a reason for 15 of the 20 horses to win.
“I think it solidified our team,” Rangers coach John Tortorella said of the deadline dealing. “We have kind of grown since then … I thought it changed our team a little bit, and we took off.”
The two discussed the fate of Rex Ryan, the quarterback competition, the current roster, the future of the franchise and much, much more.
The Giants started the process of rebuilding their offensive line Thursday night by taking Justin Pugh of Syracuse with the 19th pick in the draft.
Rutgers introduced Eddie Jordan as its new men’s basketball coach on Tuesday, turning to a name from the school’s past as it seeks to move forward from a scandal that forced the firing of coach Mike Rice.
“Not (head coach) Rex (Ryan), not (general manager John) Idzik, not (owner Woody) Johnson, nobody contacted me,” Revis said. “They left me out of the loop, I guess you can say.”
The baritone bard of the NFL for nearly 40 years, Summerall nursed an entire generation into the card-carrying, frothing football maniacs we’ve become.
According to reports, A-Rod bought documents from an ex-Biogenesis employee. His intention was to reportedly either destroy them or leak them in an effort to draw attention to other players.