Joe Namath

Patrick Ewing, center, then of the Orlando Magic, grabs a rebound against the Boston Celtics during a game at TD Waterhouse Centre in Orlando, Florida, in 2001. (Fernando Medina /NBAE/Getty Images)

10 Tri-State Area Franchise Faces Who Looked Awkward In New Places

Here are 10 franchise cornerstones who left their Tri-State Area teams for a last hurrah or two, but just didn’t look right sporting different colors.

12/03/2014

Walt Frazier #10 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket against Dave Cowens #18 of the Boston Celtics during a game played in 1973 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 19-10

Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 19-10.

10/30/2014

Joe Namath said his brain function has improved after spending 120 sessions in a hyperbaric chamber. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Joe Namath: Experimental Oxygen Treatment Has Helped Brain Heal

The Jets great was the first patient in an experiment by a Florida hospital to see if bathing the body in pure oxygen might restore blood flow to injured areas of the brain.

10/01/2014

New York Jets general manger John Idzik (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Joe Namath: Why Isn’t Jets GM John Idzik Spending More Money On Talent?

“I heard about this extra money that they have,” Namath said. “I don’t know what they’re saving it for, myself, looking at the talent they have out there right now.”

10/01/2014

Vinny Testaverde in 2005  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

What Gives? Since Joe Namath, Jets Still In Search Of Franchise QB

Since the glory days of Broadway Joe, finding a franchise quarterback has been an elusive and often frustrating undertaking for a team that has rarely had a dominant player at the position.

07/21/2014

Derek Jeter looks on during Gatorade All-Star Workout Day at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Celebs, Sports Legends Share Favorite Jeter Memories

“Class, leadership, righteousness,” Jets legend Joe Namath said of the retiring shortstop. “A whole lot of good things, man.”

07/15/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Joe Namath On Geno Smith: ‘I Don’t See Anything Outstanding About Him’

“Just looking at him physically, what’s outstanding about his running ability? What’s outstanding about his passing ability? Nothing to me is outstanding about it, but it’s pretty good.”

06/30/2014

Joe Namath (Credit: Broadway Joe PR)

Schwartz: From Broadway Joe To Cooker Joe

During his Hall of Fame career, Joe Namath made a habit out of carving up opponents. Today, Joe Willie is grilling up some outstanding delicacies thanks to the Rapid Cooker and Namath New York Steaks.

06/30/2014

Joe Namath (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Namath At It Again — This Time Says Vick Should Start For Jets At QB

Call it Joe being Joe if you want, but Namath has his opinions when it comes to the Jets’ quarterback competition.

05/14/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Broadway Joe Brings Out Girardi’s Softer Side

Joe Namath was down in Florida on Monday to take in a Yankees spring training game and I think it’s safe to assume that Joe Girardi really enjoyed seeing ‘Broadway Joe’ spending time with his grandchild.

WFAN–03/04/2014

Joe Namath and Derek Jeter (Sweeny Murti/WFAN)

Joe Namath Calls Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter An ‘Angel’

“He’s special,” Namath said. “Some of the things in life that athletes, people in the public eye go through, I can relate to a bit. But his career, where he’s been, what he’s done, I can’t relate to all that.”

03/03/2014

Joe Namath and Derek Jeter at Yankees camp on March 3, 2014. (Photo by Sweeny Murti/WFAN)

SEE IT: Joe Namath In Full Uniform At Yankees Camp

Legendary trend-setter Joe Namath is rocking a new look — Yankees pinstripes, old-school style with the high socks and hiked-up pants.

03/03/2014

Joe Namath stands with Phil Simms before Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Man Who Sold Fur Coat To Namath Says Business Booming Since Super Bowl

According to the Internet, the flashy fur coat worn by Joe Namath during the coin toss was one of the big stars of Super Bowl XLVIII. It even has its own Twitter account.

02/03/2014

Joe Namath talks with Phil Simms prior to the start of Super Bowl XLVIII. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Broadway Joe Namath Wears Fur Coat For Coin Toss

Broadway Joe looked the part. Joe Namath, New York football royalty as MVP of the third Super Bowl for the Jets, wore a fur coat for the coin toss.

02/02/2014

Joe Namath (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jets Legend Joe Namath Wouldn’t Want His Kids To Play Football

Namath understands why more parents these days are reluctant to let their children play football. “I can’t blame them. I can’t blame them,” he told The Associated Press on Saturday.

02/02/2014

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