Jared Max

New York Rangers fans enjoy the game against the Carolina Hurricanes at Madison Square Garden on December 21, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jared Max: What Defines A New York Rangers Fan?

“It’s a power-play goal!!” makes me happy the way the opening notes of a Rush song on the radio do. Let’s Go Rangers!! Cup or bust, baby!

04/16/2015

Jordan Spieth waves to patrons at the 18th hole during Round 2 of the 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2015, in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Air Jordan Vs. Jordan Heir — The Legacy Of A Name

Would you be offended if your legacy was marginalized to a faceless proper noun? More times than not, our greatest contributors are outlived by their names. “Hey, checkout my new Ford!”

04/15/2015

Yankees starter CC Sabathia reacts during the second inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on April 9, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Has CC Sabathia’s Age And Size Finally Caught Up To Him?

They might be the butt of jokes, but pitchers can succeed despite their extra large cabooses and midsections.

04/12/2015

Tiger Woods of the United States speaks to the media during a practice round prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Is There Still A Tiger Alive Beneath Eldrick’s Skin?

Had I been told six years ago that Tiger Woods would be a 40-to-1 long shot to win the 2015 Masters, I would have wondered which body part(s) Tiger had lost.

04/07/2015

Sports Illustrated (11/6/06) cover inscribed by 2006 World Series MVP David Eckstein (Credit: Jared Max/WFAN)

Jared Max: 10 Sports Mementos That I Would Love To Own

If you had money to throw around to buy a Mets bullpen cart, what other items would you be interested in possessing?

04/02/2015

Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Is This The Rangers’ Year? As With Anything, Timing Is Everything

The Blueshirts possess the necessary elements to ignite like potassium chlorate or explode like Mentos in Diet Coke. How will this experiment end?

04/01/2015

Jodie Meeks #20 of the Detroit Pistons prepares to shoot a free throw against the Toronto Raptors on March 24, 2015 at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by B. Sevald/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jared Max: How Would You Change Professional Sports?

If you could implement one new rule in the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL, what changes would you make?

03/26/2015

Michael Sam (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Jared Max: NFL’s Continued Shunning Of Michael Sam Is A Failure Of Decency 101

“Do you really think that is the reason why Michael Sam is not on an NFL roster?” Every time I get asked this question, I am reminded why Sam has not found a job since he graduated college.

03/24/2015

Junior Seau (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Joseph Maroon’s Comments About CTE Were Misleading, Irresponsible

Dr. Maroon declared that CTE is a “rare phenomena” that “although real, is being over-exaggerated and being extrapolated to youth football and to high school football.”

03/19/2015

A Cincinnati Reds fan displays a sign in support of Pete Rose during a game at Great American Ball Park on August 13, 2014. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Dear MLB, Stop Playing God — Play Ball!

It is time to dismount from your two-faced high horse and open the door for Pete Rose. Shoeless Joe Jackson, too.

03/17/2015

Rangers fans going bonkers at MSG during the run to the Cup Final in 2014 (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jared Max: New York Rangers — Stanley Cup Or Bust?

Last season’s unexpected surge to the Stanley Cup Final was not a fluke. It was practice.

03/12/2015

Robert Guerrero (red trunks) is knocked down by Keith Thurman (white trunks) during a Premier Boxing Champions bout in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 7, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Is Boxing Making A Rocky-Like Comeback?

Knocked bloody to the canvas several times the last two decades — by itself and its modern sibling, MMA — the sport of boxing went Rocky Balboa on Ivan Drago Saturday night.

03/10/2015

Citi Field (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Spring Ahead — And When The Time Is Right, Our Teams Will Win

Whether we learned from videos on YouTube, Ecclesiastes in the Bible or Roger McGuinn in The Byrds, to everything there is a season and a time to every purpose.

03/08/2015

A puck on the ice before a game at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jared Max: A Lesson In Watching Hockey — Stop Saying You Can’t See The Puck

Watching the Rangers-Predators game on television on Monday night brought me back 25 years to Christmas morning when I tried to explain to my mother how to view the 3-D Magic Eye print I had bought her.

03/03/2015

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images), A-Rod (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images), CC Sabathia

Jared Max: Tex, A-Rod, CC And The 2015 Yankees — Cross Your Fingers!

Inside the Yankees fridge, there’s a plethora of leftovers. The lobster isn’t fresh. The filet mignon is long gone. But, this is it. Hal’s done shopping.

02/26/2015

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