Even though Rutgers just completed the program’s most impressive season since 2006, there is a likelihood that the Scarlet Knights, despite being bowl eligible, will not be heading to the postseason.
It was as improbable a love story as has ever been written in New York City sports, an enigmatic Frenchman and a city that wants passion from its stars.
Despite the limited sample size, Michael Vick has done far more than Geno Smith with the Jets’ offense this season and, as a result, deserves the same respect and courtesy next week against the Dolphins.
Those behind FireJohnIdzik.com have moved on to their next target: owner Woody Johnson.
It is time for Dietrich Mateschitz to belly up to the proverbial bar as the owner of the New York Red Bulls and do the right thing for his head coach.
The Harvin trade, if it works, will see Idzik take the lion’s share of the credit. It also will show that he ignored this team’s greatest need to the detriment of their playoff hopes.
Now on the job for almost a year-and-a-half as athletic director at Rutgers, reports on Friday said that Hermann made a joke in the fall of 2013 during a departmental meeting when she said that they need to get in touch with potential donors but not “in a Sandusky way.”
He walked away from that day. Many wouldn’t. But in those moments of crisis he showed his character, and why he will forever be the man I hope to someday be.
That the Jets would reach out to Anzalone to help revive the chant, even if he turned them down, is proof positive that this organization isn’t tone deaf.
Please take a seat, Mr. Idzik. If your team doesn’t do well this year, it might start to get a little warm. Not hot, mind you. Just a little warm.
Rex Ryan is no longer the emasculated head coach of the Jets, neutered by the talk of being fired. The guns are blazing and he’s a little cocky again – though he likely would call it confidence. Either way, his team will need him that way.
Fans lustily cheered, groaned and chanted “I believe,“ joining the chorus sung all over the country. But they didn’t just “believe that we will win.” No, they also believed that soccer has arrived.
The next move is yours, Joe Six-Pack. This soccer thing ain’t going anywhere, so you might as well accept it.
Thursday match between the U.S. and Germany represents more than a chance for the Americans advance to the second round of the World Cup. The birth of a soccer nation — a true soccer nation — is on the line.
Chances are you’ll encounter plenty of soccer fans ahead of Monday’s U.S.-Ghana match. But guess what? They’re not real fans if they pooh-pooh the teams in their own backyard.