General manager Jerry Reese has done a lot of work this offseason to put the Giants’ 7-9 season in the rearview mirror. Their 2014 schedule will undoubtedly tell how well he ultimately did.
Rangers forward Martin St. Louis is finally comfortable at MSG, just in time for his introduction to one of the fiercest rivalries in the NHL.
Murphy missed the first two Mets games — both losses with or without him — because he wanted to be with his wife during the birth of their boy. And it feels like far too many New Yorkers have a problem with it.
Murphy singled in his first at-bat of the season Thursday after leaving the Mets for his son’s birth prior to Monday’s opener.
“I think, at worst, this is a playoff-contending team. I think this roster is a playoff-contending roster … I have a lot of optimism, a lot of hope.”
WFAN’s Mike Francesa lit into the Knicks something fierce on Wednesday, following their historic meltdown against the woeful Lakers in Los Angeles the night before.
He’s having by his lofty standards a very substandard spring training, but Derek Jeter has been around this game long enough to know not to worry about a slow start. He told Mike Francesa as much on Tuesday night.
He’s baaaaack! Francesa made his big return to television when the simulcast of his award-winning sports talk show debuted Monday afternoon on Fox Sports 1.
Mercer scored 11 straight points during the late 20-5 run that clinched the biggest victory in school history. It’s the second one-and-done in three years for the third-seeded Blue Devils.
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.
“We want to build a team,” Jackson said. “We have a great opportunity. This is the best place to play basketball … I have to jump in with both feet. I’ve gotta move to New York, and I’ve gotta do this job the right way.”
The Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers like to run and shoot threes. The Great Danes, winners of the American East, prefer to pound it inside.
National TV simulcast to launch on Monday, March 24.
Jeter is ready to move on with his life — after one more season, of course. The captain said 20 years in the major leagues will be enough. He just wouldn’t really say why.
If the price is right, the Mets could have a new shortstop this season. The problem is the price hasn’t been right for some time now. So, at least for the time being, get used to the idea of Ruben Tejada.