This time, the Rangers are not burdened by an overbearing coach who specialized in wearing down his players instead of building them up.
Boxing may have become a niche sport, but getting a chance to see Manny Pacquiao in the ring is worth your time. He is one of the two most compelling figures in the sport over the last decade.
A decade or more ago, teams could go into the draft and select a player who was going to be given time to develop, particularly at the quarterback position. Those days are long gone.
Whether you love Woods or not, golf is about 100 times more interesting when he is competing. But it is not a Major without Woods. It is merely a major, and it doesn’t quite have the juice that it did.
St. Louis finally got his much-awaited goal, and the relief is palpable. A good team has found its stride, and there may be many more reasons to celebrate from this point forward.
Kelly should understand that and he should have moved in a different direction. However, his ego is too monumental. He believes he can take an also-ran and turn him into a winning quarterback.
When Coughlin decides to call it a career, he will be able to retire peacefully, knowing that he has done his job as well or better than the greats who have preceded him. Canton will come calling for a very deserving head coach.
The new team president seemingly doesn’t want to sit on the bench any longer, but he’s not going to find anybody that is going to do the job as well as he could.
Was it really a decade ago that Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek was throwing punches at Alex Rodriguez after the Yankees third baseman decided to open up his mouth and make threats to Bronson Arroyo after getting hit by a pitch?
The Jets and general manager John Idzik should be able to see the handwriting on the wall. The Patriots’ way is either dead or dying. Their time at the top of the division is running out.
The Rangers at least have some hope with Alain Vigneault behind the bench. The Canucks have none of that with John Tortorella, whose head coaching career is almost certainly in its final weeks.
Hey, Jerry Reese, are you prepared for free agency? The Giants general manager has proven himself quite worthy when it comes to protecting the assets of the Mara and Tisch families, but that should not be his biggest concern.
They made a flashy move by bringing in St. Louis, but the Rangers are not in a position to contend for the Stanley Cup this year.
Mets fans finally have a lot to look forward to, and it’s not just the much-ballyhooed Noah Syndergaard who is worthy of attention.
The Giants have many areas that need to be improved, including wide receiver, offensive line and cornerback, but building a cohesive pass rush would probably help the defense more than improving the coverage.