Somehow, some way, the Giants are alive and kicking. All they have to do is take down a third-string quarterback, and they will have their opportunity.
The Rangers have turned their miserable start around, but they must keep hitting the accelerator hard. If they do, their win over the Penguins will not be a fluke. It will be the jumping off point of a team that is going to be in contention for the Eastern Conference title for the remainder of the season.
The reason that the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin incident will not go away any time soon is that everyone can relate to it.
The Yankees need hard-working, healthy bodies; players who can get on base, field their positions and run the bases. That’s what it will take to get this team back in contention, along with help on the pitching front.
Vin Scully’s ability to paint beautiful pictures with his well-chosen words that makes him such a classic.
If the defense can continue to give a solid account of itself, the team will have a chance to improve and Ryan may just put a crimp in Idzik’s offseason plans to hire a new head coach.
It seems that the World Series has shrunk and shriveled over the years to the point where it is a folksy little event to all except those associated with the two teams participating.
If the Giants can limit their own turnovers this week — something they have not been able to do — they should finally be able to pick up their first win of the year.
Forget the Atlanta and Pittsburgh games; the Jets are beginning a gauntlet against the NFL’s heavy hitters. And how they do will determine if the play meaningful games in December,
It’s not even Halloween and the Giants and Rangers are both frightful messes. The trick is on New York sports fans. Both teams started the season with high hopes. Both appear to be on a direct line to disaster.
The Chicago Bears have lost back-to-back games to the Detroit Lions and the New Orleans Saints, and if they lose Thursday night to the winless Giants, a full-fledged panic will envelop the City of Broad Shoulders.
This losing streak has to end sometime for the New York Giants, and if this is the week, it would not be impossible for the Giants to get back in the putrid NFC East race.
The New York Rangers are going to face a major handicap this year. They are not going to be able to follow the NHL’s prescribed formula for securing a playoff spot and one of the top seeds in Stanley Cup playoffs.
There are good things happening right now as Smith is making progress, Powell has some chops as a running back and the defense is playing the way a Ryan defense is supposed to.
Preseason hockey? Normally a supreme waste of time, but not in this case. The Rangers are on a long preseason road trip and they will be facing the Vancouver Canucks in the great Pacific Northwest. And you know what that means. Torts.