Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images); Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Happy Festivus, Fellow Sports Fans

In the spirit of George Carlin’s “Things That P-ss Me Off,” mixed with the holiday cheer made famous by Jerry Stiller, I want to air my grievances about sports (in no particular order).

12/23/2014

J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks looks on after a game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Madison Square Garden on December 7, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Should Trade J.R. Smith For Anything With A Pulse

The Knicks should be jumping at a chance to trade him for anything with a pulse (or not) that has an expiring contract this season.

12/23/2014

Pablo Prigioni #9 of the New York Knicks in action during a game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Madison Square Garden on December 7, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Knicks’ Pablo Prigioni: ‘Maybe We Don’t Have Enough Talent To Win’

We’ve heard all kinds of theories as to why the Knicks are a franchise-worst 5-25. But maybe, just maybe, it’s all much simpler than that. Maybe the ‘Bockers just aren’t very talented.

12/23/2014

Please, Santa. We're begging you. (Photo by Chris Colton/CBSNewYork)

What Our 9 Pro Sports Teams Want For Christmas

This year hasn’t been particularly kind to sports franchises in the Tri-State area. Every team has something (in certain cases, multiple things) they’d like from Santa.

12/23/2014

Samuel Dalembert (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Knicks’ Dalembert Fined $15,000 For Elbowing Valanciunas

Samuel Dalembert told the New York Post that “if I really wanted to hit him, he wouldn’t be playing right now.”

12/23/2014

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VOTE: 1010 WINS Sports Goat Of The Year

Each week, 1010 WINS sports director Marc Ernay nominates the most inept figures in sports. Now it’s time to vote on the worst of the worst.

12/23/2014

Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. makes a one-handed touchdown catch in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on November 23, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

WATCH: From Football To Fútbol, Presenting The Plays Of The Year

Some of them won the game, some of them saved the game and others made for some very impressive eye candy.

12/22/2014

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Plumlee, Nets Hold Off Pistons, 110-105

Mason Plumlee scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets held off a late rally for a 110-105 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.

12/21/2014

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Williams, Lowry Lead Raptors Past Knicks

Lou Williams and Kyle Lowry each scored 22 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 118-108 on Sunday for their sixth consecutive win.

12/21/2014

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Bledsoe, Thomas Carry Suns Past Knicks, 99-90

Eric Bledsoe had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Isaiah Thomas scored 22 points, and the Phoenix Suns beat the New York Knicks 99-90 on Saturday.

12/20/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 19: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game against the Brooklyn Nets at The Quicken Loans Arena on December 19, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

King James Drops 22 As Cavaliers Beat Nets 95-91

LeBron James scored 22 points and Mike Miller, making his first start of the season, added 21 on seven 3-pointers, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 95-91 win over the Brooklyn Nets.

12/19/2014

Charles Barkley (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images), Phil Jackson (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Charles Barkley On Phil Jackson: ‘He’s Too Old To Be Tweeting’

Sir Charles, the Knicks’ biggest critic, has a tip for the team’s president: step away from the keyboard.

12/19/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Shut It Down? Melo Sits Out Knicks’ Loss With Knee Issue

“Ultimately that has to be the player’s decision, in terms of what he feels like is best for him and his career. Also, what’s best for the team,” head coach Derek Fisher said.

12/19/2014

Tim Hardaway, Jr. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hardaway Jr., Knicks Fall To Chicago 103-97

Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 35 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the New York Knicks 103-97 Thursday night in a game that was missing All-Stars Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony.

12/19/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Phil Jackson Defends Tyson Chandler Trade In A Series Of Tweets

On Thursday, just two days after Chandler scored eight points and tallied 14 rebounds in a Mavs win over the Knicks, Jackson defended the move in a series of tweets.

12/18/2014