It appears that Phil Jackson coming to Brooklyn is a moot point, as multiple reports indicated on Wednesday that Jackson has in fact informed the Nets that he will not be the club’s next head coach.
Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o visited with the Giants on Thursday night and Friday morning, according to multiple reports. Te’o, of course, was the victim of a “catfishing” hoax that took the sports world by storm in January.
Fans young and old may be inspired to visit some of the places in Brooklyn connected to the African-American athlete who integrated Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
It’s hilarious how everyone wants to claim the Yankees may finish in last or will be the new-age ’65 team. Meanwhile, in Queens…
“That’s ridiculous,” he said. “…Running backs, the first thing that gets there is our head. That’s kind of weird. I guess they expect us to lead with our chests now rather than our head.”
“The Nets were willing last year to give up Brook Lopez and five first-round picks to get this guy,” Sheridan told Joe & Evan. “The Nets have been trying to get this guy for two years … They can get him without giving up Brook.”
On WFAN radio Thursday, midday co-host Evan Roberts said MLB can’t ignore Schilling’s “monstrous accusation.”
“Yeah,” Cashman replied when asked if there was a chance that A-Rod could miss the entire season. “I think because (of) the serious nature of the surgery and the condition that he’s trying to recover from, you know, there is that chance.”
“I’m hoping that I have the opportunity to work with the young man and help him with his on-field preparation and his off-field preparation,” Garcia told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Thursday.
“What kind of a society and what kind of world are we living in where we reward these guys for cheating? What kind of message does that send? And you know what? If any of these guys ever get in, I probably will never go back to the Hall of Fame.”
“I’d be lying if I said I didn’t feel for Tim and how it went down,” Jets defensive end Mike DeVito told WFAN co-hosts Evan Roberts and Joe Benigno. “… I think (if) you put Tim in there, I think we win games. I really believe that.”
Antrel Rolle has a message for Giants fans: Sorry we didn’t make the playoffs.
“Every man needs to go and look at himself in the mirror,” Rolle said. “… It kind of comes down to, ‘Does this guy want to be here? Is this guy going to play? Is he going to lay it all on the line come Sunday?’”
For all you hockey fans, I know that you will be back, as will I. But for the rest of the country, the NHL’s existence is just a nasty rumor at this point. It’s a joke on both ends. I hate the NHL.
Only a clown would compare the careers of Alex Rodriguez and R.A. Dickey. But their current paths, crisscrossing the Big Apple, serve as microcosms of the teams and town they represent.