Ernie Palladino

Yoenis Cespedes

Palladino: Wilpons Must Open Wallet, Sign Cespedes Before It’s Too Late

It might be worth it for the Wilpons to bite hard on that wad of cash, embrace the pain and lock in a catalyst like Cespedes for the next five years.

08/31/2015

Eli Manning sacked by Muhammad Wilkerson (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Palladino: Light Talk, Heavy Issues Water Down Jets-Giants Matchup

One can only hope Saturday night’s game reaches some representative level of excitement, if only to counteract the abject dullness this week at training camp.

08/28/2015

CC Sabathia

Palladino: Girardi Must Send Sabathia To The Bullpen If/When He Returns

Girardi should make that decision now. It’s what is best for both the Yanks and Sabathia.

08/26/2015

Luis Severino at Yankee Stadium on August 22, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: Yankees Will Appreciate Severino’s Poise Down The Stretch

Whether the Yankees make the playoffs or not, something good will have come out of this season. And we’re not talking about A-Rod and his semi-inspirational return from steroid jail.

08/24/2015

Eli Manning (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Bad Timing Hurts Eli Manning’s Case For Extension

The Giants, apparently, haven’t decided that now is the time to put the seal on what should turn out to be a lucrative extension for Eli Manning. But don’t put all the blame on them.

08/21/2015

David Wright (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Palladino: A Productive Wright Would Be Great Gift For Mets

When looking at the captain’s season, it’s not hard to see that Wright has just as good a chance of adding nothing than he has of becoming that added offensive spark all true playoff contenders need.

08/19/2015

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin watches the action against the Cincinnati Bengals during a preseason game at Paul Brown Stadium on August 14, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Palladino: Coughlin, Giants Facing Another Injury Crisis In Secondary

It’s happening again. Only one preseason game in, Giants fans must get the feeling they’re watching a Stephen King movie played on a perpetual loop.

08/17/2015

Geno Smith (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Palladino: Punch-Out Will Cost Geno Smith His Jets Career

The last, crowning glory to the Geno-Enemkpali drama won’t happen until the end of the season, when the Jets finally unburden themselves of a QB who lacks the skills, maturity or respect to last in the NFL.

08/14/2015

Todd Bowles

Palladino: Ugly Geno Incident A Setback To Bowles’ Disciplinary Image

Todd Bowles laid down the law Monday. But by Tuesday morning, the discipline he has tried to instill on the Jets’ practice field outside vaporized inside the locker room.

08/12/2015

Former professional football player Frank Gifford attends the Broadway opening of 'Come Fly Away' at the Marriott Marquis on March 25, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Palladino: Frank Gifford Was Much More Than A Link To Giants’ Past

The truly great ones continue to leave us one by one, taking away one living link after another to the old days.

08/09/2015

Hambletonian Elimination at the Meadowlands

Palladino: Hambletonian Could Present A Dilemma For Driver Yannick Gingras

The real story of Saturday’s Hambletonian at the Meadowlands Racetrack will unfold over the two elimination heats and final.

08/07/2015

Travis d'Arnaud, Eric Campbell

Palladino: Mixed-Emotion Mets Own New York — For Now

Dealing with such diverse emotions can be a challenge, but it’s certainly doable, especially with a team that hasn’t experienced joy since ‘08.

08/05/2015

Sheldon Richardson

Palladino: Sheldon Richardson Can’t Be Trusted, And That’s A Huge Problem For Jets

Jets management, the guys who hoped Richardson would become part of the solution to 4-12 — and not the problem going forward — now knows he simply cannot be trusted.

08/03/2015

Tom Brady scrambles against the Jets (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Palladino: Brady’s Setback A Good Sign For Jets

Thursday’s court decision in Minnesota left Tom Brady vulnerable, just like the Pats will be if he loses his appeal. And the Jets should make it their business to take advantage of that.

07/31/2015

A-Rod (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Tom Brady fan (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images), Adrian Peterson (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Palladino: This Villain-To-Hero Stuff Is All Hogwash

Fans are easy. They forget. Or, more exactly, they don’t want to remember. Great stats and championships are the greatest causes of moral amnesia.

07/29/2015

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