This summer I made a promise that I wouldn’t address Carmelo Anthony’s impending opt-out until the season was over. Thanks to Melo’s foolish interview with the New York Observer, I’m being forced to break that rule in October.
Anthony has finally acknowledged what we knew all along. When the opportunity to opt out of his contract comes, he’ll likely jump on it.
Carlos Beltran heading back to the Big Apple? It could happen — and no, we’re not talking about a reunion with the New York Mets.
Wouldn’t it be nice to go out like Mo and Andy? Girardi, with a fresh four-year deal, hopes Robinson Cano will factor his Yankees legacy into the equation when weighing his options in free agency.
“Though I can’t talk about it, that other guy in New York is going to get paid — not by us,” the Dodgers owner said Thursday, according to CBSSports.com. “But he’s going to get paid.”
Daisuke Matsuzaka’s career has fizzled since his much-ballyhooed move from Japan to the Red Sox in 2007. But he hopes his seven-game stint with the Mets will drum up some interest in free agency.
The Mets may decide to go after a veteran pitcher with questions surrounding the health of ace Matt Harvey’s elbow.
Second baseman Robinson Cano is the big fish in the looming free-agent market, and fans understandably want him back in the Bronx. So do the Yankees, though apparently not at “all costs.”
Hiroki Kuroda says he doesn’t know what his future holds beyond this season.
Islanders captain Mark Streit will be available to the highest bidder this offseason, according to Arthur Staple of Newsday.
The draft is normally scheduled for late April. Commissioner Roger Goodell said last week there was a conflict with an Easter show at Radio City.
The Cribbs tour is staying in New Jersey for one more day. Big Blue will give the free-agent kick returner a look on Thursday, according to multiple reports.
The Peyton-Welker connection has garnered most of the headlines out of Duke. But here in New York, it’s all about Big Blue.
Eli Manning and wife Abby are expecting their second child in June. Yet, if you ask him, the most nerve-wracking event of the next couple of months will be the wait for Victor Cruz’s long-term contract.
With leading receiver Victor Cruz still unsigned, the New York Giants have added Louis Murphy.