Phil Hughes has regained his velocity and forced his way into the Yankees rotation. 2012 could a be bounce-back season for the rejuvenated Hughes.
The far-reaching air disaster in Western Russia sadly claimed the lives of many celebrated former Rangers, Devils and Islanders representing Lokomotiv Yaroslav.
According to a report by the Daily News, security issues and making sure that all of the victims’ families will be able to participate in the 10th anniversary of 9/11, contributed to first responders not being invited to the ceremony.
Alex Rodriguez’s relationship with his former steroid “mule” is again raising eyebrows. A-Rod’s cousin, Yuri Sucart, is “traveling with Rodriguez on some road trips, despite being banned by the Yankees,” the Daily News reported on Thursday.
The Jets appear to be on the outside of the Plaxico Burress post-jail sweepstakes, though they’re reportedly in the mix for another talented-yet-troubled wide receiver.
By now we all know of Jorge Posada’s refusal to bat ninth over the weekend, his subsequent apology and Derek Jeter’s clash with Yankees brass over the incident. So is everything hunky-dory in the Bronx? Maybe not.
It’s Jorge Posada vs. the Yankees, round two. According to the Daily News, the Yankees told Posada that in addition to DH duties, he may have to catch from time to time in an emergency. But whenever he was asked to work behind the dish, Posada refused.
Prosecutors have declined to file charges against former Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra after he was arrested on suspicion of trying to buy a stolen car, authorities said.
By now we all know the Mets’ owners are trying to sell a portion of the franchise. According to the New York Daily News, the Wilpons and Saul Katz are one step closer.
Quinn said she had been “nasty” and “inappropriate” and that whatever personal issues she has with the reporter she should have taken them up personally.
Does Brett Gardner have what it takes to usurp Derek Jeter as the Yankees’ leadoff man? According to the Daily News, there “continues to be a push from some inside the organization” for Gardner to take over the leadoff spot from the Yankees’ captain.
Frank Isola of the Daily News joined Marc Malusis on Thursday to talk about Isiah Thomas’ alleged involvement in the Carmelo Anthony trade, and what he described as “spin control” by Knicks owner James Dolan.
How much is too much for Carmelo Anthony? According to Frank Isola of the Daily News, Anthony “could have been a Knick Monday if only team president Donnie Walsh were willing to meet Denver’s trade demands.”
Consider Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson a big fan of Derek Jeter. “It’s amazing that his down year is most people’s good year or normal year,” Granderson told the Daily News.
The good news: New York is still considered to be in the lead for Carmelo Anthony. The bad news: Donnie Walsh’s Knicks have company.