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WFAN's Mike Francesa with New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson. (Photo by Brian Monzo/WFAN)

WFAN’s Mike Francesa Among ‘Most Powerful People’ In NY Sports

He’ll get you the sports any way that he can. We’re talking about Francesa, who owns the No. 8 spot on the Daily News’ list of the “50 Most Powerful People” in Gotham’s sports landscape.

07/24/2014

Derek Fisher is introduced as coach of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: 10 Takeaways From Derek Fisher’s First Day As Knicks Coach

I feel much better about the hiring after hearing Fisher speak. It’s clear he’s something different, and maybe something special.

06/11/2014

James Dolan (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dolan On WFAN: I Have No Problem Deferring To Experts Sather, Jackson

James Dolan says he has an appreciation for just how difficult it is to build a championship team, which is why he hopes he has in Phil Jackson what he’s had for years in Glen Sather — someone who knows what he’s doing.

06/03/2014

New York is turning into RangersTown (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), and Knicks fans should embrace it. (Photo by Steve Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Why Knicks Fans Should Be Rooting Hard For The Rangers

I don’t care about hockey. I might not even watch any of the games. But if the Rangers win the Cup, it would mean James Dolan is capable of being an owner of a championship team.

06/03/2014

Steve Kerr (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Phil Jackson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Kerr Uses Knicks On Way To Big Money With Warriors

As the Steve Kerr negotiations dragged on longer and longer, it became more and more clear that something wasn’t right. It was truly an “I’ve got a bad feeling about this” situation.

05/15/2014

James Dolan (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images)

Dolan Comes Out In Full Support Of NBA Commissioner’s Ruling On Sterling

Count Knicks owner James Dolan as one who thinks the NBA got things right on Tuesday.

04/29/2014

Phil Jackson  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images), James Dolan (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Despite Reports, Jackson’s Basketball Autonomy With Knicks In Place

Frank Isola of the Daily News tried to drop a bombshell Wednesday morning, but the story’s own headline betrays how minor the story really is.

04/23/2014

Phil Jackson shakes hands with James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden, during his introductory press conference as President of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2014. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Report: James Dolan, Phil Jackson At Odds Over Personnel Decisions

According to a report, the iconic former Bulls and Lakers coach wants to remove other staffers, but Dolan has voiced opposition against it. Dolan wants to keep certain employees on board.

04/23/2014

Herb Williams, center, directs the Knicks’ Summer League team against the Washington Wizards on July 14, 2013, in Las Vegas . (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Jackson Is Exercising His Complete Control Of The Knicks

The most telling move the Knicks made Monday was not firing Mike Woodson. That was inevitable. It was firing Herb Williams.

04/22/2014

James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden, stands with Phil Jackson, right, during the press conference on March 18, 2014, to announce Jackson being named President of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Keidel: Make No Mistake, Dolan Will Find A Way To Rain On Jackson’s Parade

And the hypocrisy of pro basketball goes on. It’s a players’ league until the players lose. Then it’s the fault of the fella who didn’t take one shot all year. But Phil Jackson still had to can Mike Woodson.

04/22/2014

Phil Jackson is introduced as the new president of basketball operations for the New York Knicks on March 18, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Silverman: Knicks’ Jackson Should Abandon Coaching Eval And Hire Himself

The new team president seemingly doesn’t want to sit on the bench any longer, but he’s not going to find anybody that is going to do the job as well as he could.

03/21/2014

Phil Jackson shakes hands with James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden, during his introductory press conference as President of the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2014. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: At The End Of The Day, Being Bad Was Good For The Knicks

As bad as this season has been, and as good as another 50-win season would have been to experience, there is no contest as to which would have benefited the Knicks franchise more in the long run.

03/20/2014

(Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: James Dolan’s Thoughtful Gift To Potential Employees

According to a story by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, if you were a free-agent being pursued by the Knicks, Mr. Dolan saw to it that you didn’t leave with out a CD of his band performing.

WFAN–03/20/2014

James Dolan (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: James Dolan Speaks — And The World Loves It

Was he perfect? Of course not. He is not a great public speaker, so there was plenty of hesitation and “uhhs” between his words, but none of that matters when compared to the words that came out of his mouth.

03/19/2014

Knicks owner James Dolan (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Report: Dolan Used His Music To Help Lure Players To Knicks In ’10

A musician — you may or may not have heard of his band, “JD and the Straight Shot” — Dolan attempted to use his music to his advantage when trying to encourage players to sign with the Knicks.

03/19/2014

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