Silverman: Bobby Orr’s Legacy Remains Solid Gold 50 Years After DebutI got into hockey in a strange way during childhood. I simply had no concept of the sport when I was in second grade – no idea of its existence.
Silverman: Jets, Bills Entirely Different Teams Since Week 2 In BuffaloIt is getting late early around here. That Yogi-ism applies to the Jets, who still have to play two more games before they reach the midpoint of what has been a painful season.
Silverman: Ex-Yankees Miller, Chapman Ready To Deliver For Indians, CubsA pair of ex-Yankee relievers may turn out to be the decisive figures in their championship aspirations.
Silverman: Respect And Ortiz Go Hand In Hand, Unlike Vile Presidential CampaignThe most powerful position in the free world should also be the most dignified. And until recently, those who ran for president conducted themselves with class and dignity and treated their opponents with respect.
Silverman: Cubs' 'Curse' Became A Thing When '69 Mets Ran Them DownCubs fans have a long and deep pessimistic streak, and their fears are being fanned by the 108-year slump since their last World Series title. The Mets have had a big hand in that.
Silverman: Zimmer, Tomlin, Del Rio, Pederson Show They Have The Right StuffThey are not only having success; their strategies and demeanor are helping their teams get the most out of their abilities.
Silverman: Explosive Impact Should Earn Yankees' Sanchez Rookie Of The Year AwardGary Sanchez in the discussion with Willie McCovey, who won NL Rookie of the Year honors in 1959 with very similar numbers to the type the Yankees' slugger has put up this year.
Silverman: McAdoo Gets Chance To Prove Himself Over Tough StretchNew York is now coming to the iron of its schedule, starting Sunday night with a game in Minnesota against the league’s newest powerhouse.
Silverman: Arnold Palmer Lifted Golf To New HeightsHe took golf from a country club game and turned it into an obsession for much of the population. He did it by lifting the game on his strong shoulders and charging up the fairway.
Silverman: Don’t Anoint Patriots Just Yet, The Jets Are ComingNew England is a team with weaknesses and can be beaten. The Pats have issues on the offensive line, and just because the Texans couldn’t exploit them, doesn’t mean they aren’t there.
Silverman: Giants Defense Looks To Take Another Step Forward Vs. SaintsGiving up 19 points to the Cowboys in the season opener is seemingly a step in the right direction for the defense. But the Week 2 encounter with the Saints will provide a lot more information.
Silverman: As Good As Cubs Are, Mets Could Be Their Kryptonite AgainBryant, Anthony Rizzo, Addison Russell and the rest of the Cubs launch long home runs on a regular basis. But they also swing and miss an awful lot.