Steve Kallas

Knicks owner James Dolan (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Kallas: When It Comes To The NBA In NYC, Down Is Up And Up Is Down

One would hope that the owner of a professional sports franchise would take the high road, or at least say nothing at all.

02/19/2015

Julian Edelman of the New England Patriots celebrates as he scores a 3-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter against Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Kallas: One Last Look At Unsung Heroes, Obvious Goats Of Super Bowl XLIX

It was one of the greatest Super Bowl’s ever played. What went down on Sunday in Glendale, Arizona, had it’s share of surreal, spectacular and head-scratching moments.

02/05/2015

Roberto Clemente (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Kallas: Remembering The Greatness Of Roberto Clemente

This is about Clemente, considered by a few contemporaries to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, players of all-time. Yet considered by many modern day “experts” to be not worthy of a mention.

12/31/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kallas: When It Comes To Legal Sports Betting, Everything Silver Wants N.J. Has

While Silver tries to distinguish New Jersey’s attempt by calling for a new federal law, rather than the state law changes, the reality is that his comments only help the Garden State in its efforts to allow you to bet $20 to win on an NFL team every weekend.

11/18/2014

Mo'ne Davis #3 of Pennsylvania waits to pitch to a Nevada batter during the United States division game at the Little League World Series tournament at Lamade Stadium on August 20, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kallas: Here’s How To Legally Pay Mo’ne Davis, Little Leaguers

With respect to Little League, the time is now and the money is there. With respect to others, it shouldn’t be too far away.

10/29/2014

Could legalized sports betting be on its way to New Jersey? (BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Kallas: Judge Halting Sports Betting In Garden State Was A Colossal Blunder

While much can and will be written on New Jersey’s recent attempt to allow sports betting at Monmouth Park, there are two fascinating things to look at in the specifics of the present case and the history of the federal law at issue.

10/27/2014

The football field at Sayreville High School in Sayreville, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kallas: The Victims In The Sayreville Football Hazing Mess Are Endless

The fiasco that is the Sayreville High School varsity football team hazing scandal has impacted many and will continue to impact many, and the sad thing is it was all easily avoidable.

10/24/2014

The Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter, right, tags the Dodgers’ Andre during the sixth inning of Game 4 of the NLDS at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Oct. 7, 2014.. Ethier was originally called safe but the play was challenged, resulting in an out and the end of the inning. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Kallas: Analyzing A Key Play In Game 4 Of Dodgers-Cardinals NLDS

While everyone knows by now that the biggest play in the Cardinals’ clinching victory over the Dodgers was that three-run homer by Matt Adams, the second most important play seemed to slip through the cracks from an analysis standpoint.

10/09/2014

Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees bats against the Boston Red Sox during the last game of the season at Fenway Park on September 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kallas: If Yankees Mistakenly Don’t Re-Sign Ichiro, Mets Should Go After Him

Wouldn’t it be good to have a future Hall of Famer in that locker room? Wouldn’t it be good to have a guy who has played 19 games in the postseason, and has batted .356 with a .400 OBP in those 19 games?

10/02/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees gestures to the fans after a game-winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kallas: A Look At Derek Jeter And The Effect He’s Had On Young Athletes

In a world where most athletes try to make the game about themselves and try to draw attention to themselves, it was Jeter who deflected attention and only wanted to do one thing: help his team win.

09/30/2014

A Shoeless Joe Jackson game-used rookie bat (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kallas: It’s Time For Shoeless Joe Jackson To Enter The Hall Of Fame

It’s certainly an incomplete Hall of Fame without Rose, but it’s an even bigger travesty and a disgrace of a Hall of Fame without Jackson.

08/25/2014

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kallas: If Giamatti Would Have Let Rose In The Hall, Why Wouldn’t Manfred?

If Bart Giamatti was OK with it, then it should be OK with Fay Vincent. And Bud Selig. And, soon, Rob Manfred. We’ll see what, if anything, happens in the near future.

08/22/2014

Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Kallas: Inconsistent Goodell Turns Rice Suspension Into National Disgrace

Commissioner Goodell repeatedly said “you have to respond to facts here” regarding Ray Rice’s suspension. Well, here are some facts.

08/04/2014

Zack Wheeler #45 (L) and Matt Harvey #33 (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kallas: Mets Should Be Trend-Setters, Again, By Going To 6-Man Rotation

Use of the six-man rotation across Major League Baseball is a matter of when, not if. Decades ago, the Mets changed baseball. Next year, they’ll be in a position to do it again.

07/31/2014

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Kallas: Attention, Mets — Do NOT Trade Daniel Murphy Or Bartolo Colon

Trading Bartolo Colon and Daniel Murphy would be a mistake. One is an effective innings eater and the other is a professional hitter. Keep them both.

07/30/2014

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