Steve Silverman

Robert Griffin III (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Silverman: RGIII’s Problems Are His Own Making, But He’ll Get Another Chance

By the time a quarterback is entering his fourth year in the NFL, he needs to be an expert at his craft. Robert Griffin III isn’t, but that doesn’t mean he won’t be forever.

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Al Arbour

Silverman: Arbour’s Consistency And Brilliance Led Islanders To The Top

Al Arbour died Friday at the age of 82, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and dementia.


Joe Girardi

Silverman: The Blue Jays — Not Carlos Gomez — Are What’s Making Girardi Angry

Yes, Girardi has agita. But its source is the Jays of Toronto — not some dingbat from Houston.


Floyd Mayweather Jr. sits in corner during a break between rounds while taking on Marcos Maidana.

Silverman: The Best Ever? Floyd Mayweather Jr. Needs To Calm Down Just A Bit

All of the greats knew that you had to open your soul and leave a piece of it in the ring. Mayweather has never done that.


Ereck Flowers (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images); Leonard Williams (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: Early Returns On Top Rookies So-So For Jets, Solid For Giants

NFL teams spend a lot of time analyzing talent and personality traits, but when it comes right down to it, there’s not a lot of time to prepare players for the demands of competition against the best players in the world.


Joe Philbin

Silverman: Philbin, Rivera Among 5 NFL Coaches On Hottest Seats

If the Dolphins flame out as a wild-card team or fail to make the playoffs, Philbin is as good as gone.


Ryan Fitzpatrick (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Silverman: Journeyman Fitzpatrick A Solid Short-Term Option For QB-Starved Jets

Ryan Fitzpatrick gives the Jets a fighting chance at quarterback. He has the mobility to get away from the pass rush, is an accurate short- and medium-range passer and he can also throw on the move.


Patrick Kane

Silverman: Storm Clouds Over Kane’s Head Also Threaten NHL, Blackhawks

The center of the storm is in Hamburg, New York, but the dark clouds are gathering rapidly in Chicago and Toronto.


Geno Smith

Silverman: New-Look Jets Have Same Old QB Issues, And That’s A Big Problem

It may be difficult for Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey to rest comfortably this summer.


Chicago White Sox

Silverman: Weekend Set Against Sox In Chicago Will Be No Picnic For Yankees

There is the possibility that something very nasty could happen this weekend on the South Side of Chicago.


Tom Brady, Roger Goodell

Silverman: Nobody Wins In Brady Vs. NFL Mess

The more Tom Brady stands his ground, the less honorable he looks. The harder the league presses for its punishment, the more it tears down one of its greatest stars.


John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez

Silverman: Pedro, Unit, Smoltz Make Up Best HOF Pitching Class In More Than 40 Years

It’s a remarkable weekend for pitching, and it will be celebrated with the induction of this spectacular trio at baseball’s Upstate New York shrine.


Donald Trump during a campaign stop on July 10, 2015 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in California. (Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Silverman: Despite Ruining USFL, Trump Wants To Tackle The Presidency

Donald Trump could be the Republican candidate for president of the United States. No, this is not a joke. It’s reality, and way too much of it.


Dez Bryant

Silverman: Bryant Deal Means Cowboys’ Season May Be Rescued

If Jones hadn’t come through with the new deal and Bryant had lived up to his threat and stayed away, the Cowboys would have been doomed.


American League All-Star Mike Trout celebrates after scoring a run during the 86th MLB All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park on July 14, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Silverman: Trout, DeGrom Left Little Doubt Who Ruled The Midsummer Classic

Mike Trout is the brightest of Generation Next, and he may be to the All-Star game in the years to come as Willie Mays was in the 1950s and ‘60s.