When the news hit that Donnie Walsh, the president of the Knicks, was stepping down because he couldn’t reach a contract extension agreement with James Dolan, his boss, I was shocked and saddened to say the least.
As someone who has coached young players in a variety of sports from age seven to 12, it is amazing how much you have to wonder if grown men know that they have to be above reproach when working with said youngsters.
Usually, the older an athlete gets, the longer he lingers on the playing field, the uglier it gets. Boxers Shane Mosley and Roy Jones, Jr. and New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada come to mind.
While NFL players prepare for the lockout long haul, here are some tips that they must follow to survive the upcoming financial hardships.
40 years! I’m sure some of you will differ on sporting events that in your mind were bigger, but nothing has ever or will ever come close to that magical night of March 8, 1971, at Madison Square Garden.
Nobody wants a NFL work stoppage, but I hope a few things fall in the player’s laps. Hopefully, their health benefits will increase.
Now that the Jets’ season is over and the bluster of the team has been silenced by the Steelers, a breath of athletic fresh air blew through the sports pages with nary a mention over the last couple of weeks.
As for someone who covered the Knicks for three years during the Pat Riley era, this is a wonderful time.
The Knicks are relevant again.
While I truly am enjoying my youngest son’s first year in Flag football – he’s turning out to be a real Darryl Lamonica “Mad Bomber” at QB – I wonder if Pop Warner is the right thing for the kids under the age of 10.
With certain athletes and teams performing badly when it comes to female journalists in the locker room, the question still remains: Do female journalists belong in the male dominating locker room?
Please allow me to express my condolences on the loss of your home-grown superstar LeBron James. The King is dead, long live the King! I know this is a difficult time, but all pain fades […]
Can you smell it? Take a deep breath. Yes, there it is. No, not the Mets annual swoon. No, no, no not the Jets look-at-me braggadocio. It’s the latest college football scandal(s). You have a […]