Jared Max

Odell Beckham Jr.

Jared Max: Should Odell Beckham Jr. Tone Down His Act?

Hopefully, Beckham Jr. will do what he can to avoid violent actions that result from others’ jealousy.


Chris Borland

Jared Max: In This Day And Age, Football Fans Face Difficult Societal Dilemma

In one breath, fans scream, “Knock his &$#*!&@ block off!” In the next breath, many feign compassion about the game’s brutality.


The Jets' Geno Smith (left) and IK Enemkpali (Credt: Mike Ehrmann/Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Jared Max: For Pure Entertainment Value, Nothing Tops The Jets

The Jets are like Alex Rodriguez and the Jelly of the Month Club — a gift that keeps on giving.


Yoenis Cespedes and Luca Duda, right, celebrate a recent win. (Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Mets Have Rewarded The Faithful, But There’s A Long Road Ahead

It has been less than one month since I implored doom-and-gloom Mets fans to give the team a break. As I noted, the Mets were “within once sweeping series of overtaking first place.”


Tom Brady

Jared Max: Brady Is No Better Than Bonds, A-Rod And Armstrong

Tom Brady is starting to remind me of George Costanza. And, Alex Rodrguez, too. And, every athlete and politician who has denied heinous accusations in vehement fashion.


Fans display asterisk signs at Alex Rodriguez  (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images), and a young fan has a good idea (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jared Max: A Modern-Day Baseball Fan’s Dilemma, From The Inside Out

Why is it so difficult to not be suspicious when certain players hit home runs? Do you feel this conflict, too?


Carlos Sainz Jr.

Jared Max’s Golf Tip: Keep Your Golf Tip To Yourself!

Here is my golf tip to golfers: Keep your golf tips to yourselves. After I figure out the basics, I will ask for your help.


Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, site of the 2015 MLB All-Star Game.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jared Max: To Whom Does The MLB All-Star Game Count?

Since 2003, nothing has changed regarding the All-Star Game/World Series home field advantage reward. It remains as illogical as ever.


Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner, right, singles in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Gardner Is Simply A Guy You Can’t Help But Root Like Crazy For

When it comes to the placing of value on playing in an all-star game, Brett Gardner is the anti-Carmelo Anthony.


Juan Lagares #12 and Michael Cuddyer #23

Jared Max: Fans Are Being WAY Too Hard On Sandy, Terry And The Mets

Because Alderson has conservatively managed the Mets’ farm system, he has been able to keep floods at bay.


The incomparable Geddy Lee at Newark’s Prudential Center  (Credit: Jeff Capellini)

Review: Still Modern Day Warriors, Rush Rocks Newark And MSG

A critical and personal review of Rush’s 40th Anniversary concerts.


Carmelo Anthony

Jared Max: Porzingis Is An Inactive Ingredient, Like All Others On Melo’s Knicks

Phil Jackson tried to placate his pricey player, then announced to the rest of the world that Melo is not the Knicks’ franchise. Is change coming? Time will tell.


Fans display a banner supporting Pete Rose in 2002. (Photo by Otto Greule/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Major League Hypocrisy! Baseball’s Stance On Gambling Reeks Of Injustice

Pete Rose’s Hall-of-Fame-worthy statistics are legitimate. His bets had no bearing on 4,256 hits.


Milwaukee Brewers v St. Louis Cardinals

Jared Max: Pardon Me, But I Have The Summer Sports Blues

Ninety-nine games left for the Yankees. Ninety-seven for the Mets. Eighty-six days until the NFL season opener.


Softball generic

Jared Max: Viral Texas High School Softball Video Fueled By Typical Overreaction

Regarding the prospect of a certain 2 million-hit YouTube video being stuffed down our throats in the sports pages, I have to gag. This is not an issue about sports. It is about parenting.