Gary Carter

Somers’ Monologue: So Much To Remember About Carter

Carter could light up a room with a grin from here to there. He could brighten a room, brighten a city. And he did.


Jeremy Lin

Somers’ Monologue: The Knicks’ Linning Continues! How About That!

Knicks fans never tire of the victories. And apparently nobody ever tires of Lin Mania!


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Somers’ Monologue: Linsanity! As Seen In China And Taiwan — But Not Manhattan!

You’ve heard of the movie, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.” Jeremy Lin is the “Couching Crimson,” now looking for a place to live, an abode fitting of the Knicks fan’s favorite sensation.


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Somers’ Monologue: Lincredible! Linsanity! Just Lin, Baby!

Look up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane. No! It’s a team!


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Somers’ Monologue: Wake Me Up For March Madness

March is Madness. April is Opening Day. But February? Blah and blue and lame and limp.


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Somers’ Monologue: Rangers Next To Parade Down Canyon Of Heroes, Date And Time TBA

Parade No. 2! If we take a look at the Canyon of Heroes scoreboard, the Giants now trail the Yankees by seven parades! They trail the Mets by one parade. Wait, what?


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Somers’ Monologue: You Can’t Spell ‘Eliminator’ Without E-L-I

That’s right, our guy Eli went out to Peyton country and Mann-ed up against the New England Patriots.


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Somers’ Monologue: It’s Official Regarding The Super Bowl Lead Official!

John Parry, flip that coin and let’s get ready for some football.


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Somers’ Monologue: Nets And Giants, Tri-State Pride!

There’s not much to be proud of in Florham Park. Not in MSG either. Flushing? Let’s not go there.


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Somers’ Monologue: If You’re ‘All Pro,’ The Pro Bowl Isn’t For You

Especially on the defensive side of the ball.


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Somers’ Monologue: Giants Fans, Have Fun Doing Nothing In Indianapolis

In Indianapolis, a good time is watching people on television having a good time in New York or Boston.


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Somers’ Monologue: Poetic Justice For Jets Fans

It’s a serious decision for a Jets fan to make. And it’s one over two teams he may actually hate.


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Somers’ Monologue: Football A Game Of ‘Feet,’ Not Inches

Rex Ryan will remind you that football is not a game of inches, but instead a game of feet.


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Somers’ Monologue: Can’t Spell Elite (Or Eliminated) Without Eli

You were nervous. You were on the edge of your seat…


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Somers’ Monologue: Giants Sure To Give 49ers Fans Taste Of Vintage Whine

Before the game, 49ers fans will gather in the parking lot to tailgate and sip their favorite wine. After the game, their favorite whine will be, “We can’t beat the Giants!”