Daniel Friedman

Jeurys Familia, David Wright

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

16 hours ago

Islanders captain John Tavares wears his alternate black No. 91 jersey (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

5 Islanders Experiments That Didn’t Work Out

On Monday, it was reported that the Islanders are getting rid of the Ice Girls, a decision that seems to be getting a favorable reaction. It is one of several experiments the team has tried — and failed — to pull off.

09/01/2015

The mascot of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants has some fun with the Mad Ants dance team (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

9 Strangest Minor League Team Names

The Rangers’ ECHL affiliate announced on Wednesday it’d be re-branded as the Swamp Rabbits, which is certainly one of the more creative team names we’ve ever heard — to say the least.

08/27/2015

Wilmer Flores

Runs, Runs And More Runs: 8 Times The Mets Reached Double Digits In ’15

This is a team that, not too long ago, couldn’t hit sand if it fell off a camel. Now, the Amazin’s have become a force to be reckoned with in the batter’s box.

08/25/2015

Islanders captain John Tavares wears his alternate black No. 91 jersey (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: No, Adidas Isn’t Going To Ruin The Traditional NHL Jersey

It’s the end of hockey as we know it and, in fact, they might as well just take out “Stanley” and have the Cup sponsored by Geico. Or, perhaps we might just be getting ahead of ourselves.

08/21/2015

Greg Bird

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

08/20/2015

Joe Namath

10 Most Significant Contracts In New York Sports History

Should Eli Manning get what he wants, it’d go down as one of the most significant contracts in the history of New York sports.

08/19/2015

New York Islanders Blue & White Scrimmage

Friedman: Isles Have Raised Profile, But Becoming More Marketable Will Take Time

The good news is that the Islanders are right on the threshold of becoming an NHL powerhouse – at least on the ice.

08/14/2015

Tiger Woods

Friedman: 4 Athletes Who Were Kicked Off Video Game Covers

Kane is not the first athlete to be taken off an NHL cover, nor the first to be taken off any sports video game. Here are four others who also were.

08/13/2015

Sean Avery (credit: Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

5 Biggest Troublemakers In NYC Metropolitan-Area Sports History

Geno Smith is far from the most confrontational figure in New York City-area sports history. Who are the top five? Let’s find out.

08/12/2015

Model of renovated Nassau Coliseum

Friedman: Islanders Will Be Fine, But Let The Fans Have Their Grieving Process

Looking out from the Barclays Center press box during the rookie scrimmage in July just felt … different. You knew you’d be going there often from that point forward, but it was an uncomfortable thought.

08/07/2015

Travis d'Arnaud, Eric Campbell

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

08/05/2015

Geno Smith

Breaking Down The 5 Biggest Stories At Jets Training Camp

What questions do the Jets have to answer? Let’s dive right in.

07/29/2015

Ryan Pulock

Friedman: Islanders Prospect Ryan Pulock Has A Chance To Be Elite

If he can continue to upgrade his all-around capabilities (and he’s started to do that over the past year), he’ll be the type of keystone every team needs on defense.

07/24/2015

Plaxico Burress

Oops! 10 Freak Off-The-Field Injuries In New York Sports

In light of Jason Pierre-Paul’s freak fireworks injury, we’ve given a lot of thought to some of the strangest off-field injuries suffered by New York sports figures.

07/23/2015

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