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Joe Namath (Credit: Broadway Joe PR)

Schwartz: From Broadway Joe To Cooker Joe

During his Hall of Fame career, Joe Namath made a habit out of carving up opponents. Today, Joe Willie is grilling up some outstanding delicacies thanks to the Rapid Cooker and Namath New York Steaks.

06/30/2014

Jason Kidd (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Should Let Kidd Walk — And Then Dethrone King

Good riddance, J-Kidd. Hey, Milwaukee: Got any room in your front office for Billy King as well?

06/30/2014

Baseball star Lou Gehrig (1903 - 1941) hits a home run. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Palladino: Gehrig’s Legendary Speech Still Teaches Us Lessons Today

Gehrig taught a lesson on July 4, 1939. His speech, the greatest ever delivered in the sports arena, continues to teach today.

06/30/2014

Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third-period goal with teammates Benoit Pouliot #67 and Derick Brassard #16 against the Senators on January 18, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Silverman: Solid Offseason Puts Rangers In Driver’s Seat In Eastern Conference

It may not look like it when you don’t see their name in the first round of the draft, but this is a vital offseason for the Rangers. They have a chance to seize control in the Eastern Conference and become its best and most consistent team.

06/27/2014

A close up shot of James Harden of the Houston Rockets during Game 6 of the Western Conference quarterfinals against the Portland Trail Blazers on May 2, 2014 at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore. (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Giglio: Harden Would Be The Perfect Shooting Guard In Knicks’ Triangle Offense

If there’s one way to change the present and future of the Knicks, it’s by facilitating a superteam in Houston with Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James.

06/27/2014

A sparse crowd at Citi Field. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Kallet: I Love The Mets, But I Just Can’t Watch Them Anymore

It’s late-June, and I have stopped watching games. I’m done. It’s just too infuriating, too maddening, too depressing, too boring.

06/27/2014

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Palladino: When MLB Teams Play Poorly, Fans Should Get Refund

Since baseball has all but abandoned the single-admission, Sunday doubleheader in favor of day-night twin bills, Teixeira’s idea is the next best thing.

06/27/2014

Jose Calderon (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Jackson’s First Trade Indicates New Path For Knicks

Jackson’s first move as Knicks GM is a good one because he got back more assets and value than he sent out the door. It’s also a great signal of how he intends to build this team into a title contender in the near future.

06/26/2014

During a pre-game ceremony at Yankee Stadium on June 21, 2014, former Yankees first baseman Tino Martinez unveils a plaque that will be placed in Monument Park. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Keidel: I Love Tino, But There’s No Way He Belongs In Monument Park

Even through a most generous lens, it’s hard to assert that Tino Martinez is a bedrock member of Yankees royalty. When you’re not even the best or second-best first baseman in franchise history, it’s hard to declare that you belong in Monument Park.

06/26/2014

U.S. Soccer permission slip (Twitter/@ussoccer)

How ‘Bout It, Boss? U.S. Squad Tweets Permission Slip For Fans To Skip Work

Memo to bosses around the country: Thursday may not be a banner day for productivity. Especially between noon and, say, 2 p.m.

06/26/2014

Billy King with WFAN's Joe & Evan during the 2013 offseason (credit: Ernie Acosta/WFAN)

Lichtenstein: After 2 Summer Upheavals, Nets’ King Choked By NBA Cap

LeBron and Melo are in play as free agents. Other stars like Kevin Love and Rajon Rondo may be trait bait. And the Nets will be watching it all unfold on social media, just like me.

06/26/2014

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann speaks to his assistants during the US Men's National Team training at Arena Pernambuco on June 25, 2014 in Recife, Brazil. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Dyer: U.S.-Germany Is Simply A Monster Match For Soccer’s Place In This Country

Thursday match between the U.S. and Germany represents more than a chance for the Americans advance to the second round of the World Cup. The birth of a soccer nation — a true soccer nation — is on the line.

06/25/2014

Tiger Woods (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Silverman: Thank God Tiger Is Back Because Golf Is A Waste Otherwise

The PGA Tour is a big, sleepy bore. Golf needs Tiger Woods now more than ever.

06/25/2014

Joetta Clark Diggs (Credit: Steinlight Media)

Schwartz: A True Olympic Hero Continues To Make A Difference

It was representing her country at the 1988, 1992, 1996 and 2000 Olympics that gave her the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of children and their families.

06/25/2014