Steve Silverman

Dan Girardi checks Cedric Paquette of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: With ‘D’ On Cruise Control, Rangers Poised For Another Cup Final

Momentum may look like it favors the Rangers after a huge Game 6 victory in Tampa, but it is a fickle ally. The game plan is what favors New York in Friday’s series-deciding matchup.

05/27/2015

Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick, Tom Brady

Silverman: The Patriots’ Dynasty Has Started To Crumble

The three-headed partnership of Bob Kraft, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady may go on for one more year, but that’s about all that is left for this team.

05/22/2015

Chicago Blackhawks v Anaheim Ducks - Game Two

Silverman: Blackhawks Will Meet Rangers In Cup Final, And It Will Be Epic

They will break the Ducks’ hearts, and they will face the Rangers in an epic Stanley Cup Final.

05/20/2015

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist clears the puck against the Washington Capitals during the first period of Game 6 of the teams’ Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series on May 10, 2015, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Silverman: Lightning May Have The Firepower, But The Rangers Have Lundqvist

This is the series that the Rangers have been waiting for all season.

05/15/2015

Bill Belichick

Silverman: NFL Should Have Come Down On Belichick, But It Failed Once Again

Why didn’t the NFL follow its own precedent and decide to sit down the head coach for four games?

05/13/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Silverman: Goodell Should Suspend Brady, Belichick 4 Games Each

Goodell needs to take action and suspend Brady and Belichick for four games each. As was the case with Payton, ignorance is no excuse, and Belichick needs to pay for what has been done.

05/08/2015

Ereck Flowers (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Silverman: Giants Under Pressure To Get Immediate Results From Top 3 Draft Picks

The NFL draft was not just another in a series of moves designed to improve the New York Giants.

05/06/2015

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao

Silverman: If Mayweather Has His Way, Fight Fans Will Be Left Wanting More

The fight may not deliver on its promise. If Pacquiao can dictate the pace, it will. If Mayweather has his way, it won’t.

05/01/2015

Rick Nash (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Silverman: Time For Rangers’ Nash To Play Like A Star

If the Rangers are going to be victorious in May and June, they need their best players to be their best players. We’re looking at you, Rick Nash.

04/29/2015

Amari Cooper

Silverman: Talented Rookie Receivers Appear To Be Taking Over For Veterans

Teams that are looking for upgrades in the wide receiver department are looking to the draft instead of free agency.

04/24/2015

Ryan Strome of the New York Islanders leaves the ice following a 2-1 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 4 of their opening-round playoff series at Nassau Coliseum on April 21, 2015. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: With Pivotal Game 5 Looming, Islanders Need To Fix Their Power Play STAT

The ability of hockey players to bounce back from adversity should never be doubted. The greatest example is what happens in sudden death overtime.

04/22/2015

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Silverman: Look For Jones, Cowboys To Make Serious Push To Get Peterson

If Jones is not willing to pay a king’s ransom, his dreams of putting Peterson in a Cowboys uniform will go unfulfilled.

04/17/2015

Head coach Alain Vigneault of the New York Rangers claps his hands on the bench in third-period action in an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on March 31, 2015 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Silverman: Rangers Are Poised For First-Round Rout Of Disjointed Penguins

Look for Rick Nash, Derick Brassard, Derek Stepan, Marty St. Louis and Mats Zuccarello to torch Fleury repeatedly.

04/15/2015

Garrett Grayson (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Silverman: Hundley, Grayson, Petty Lead Next Wave Of QBs Beyond The Big 2

Here’s a look at the other quarterbacks who could turn out to be tremendous value picks in the 2015 draft.

04/10/2015

Tiger Woods walks past blooming azaleas at Augusta National Golf Club on April 7, 2015. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Silverman: Masters Glory On Tap For Rory, Bubba Or Adam – But Not Tiger

This time around, McIlroy, Scott, Bubba or Spieth could come up with the highlight that lasts a lifetime. But it won’t come from Woods.

04/08/2015

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