Yankees MLB rumors: Latest on Manny Machado decision
Jan17

Yankees MLB rumors: Latest on Manny Machado decision

The wait for Manny Machado’s decision is almost over for the New York Yankees, but things don’t look too promising. Bruce Levine of Chicago 670 reported on Wednesday that the 26-year-old All-Star’s free-agency decision is expected to come within a week. As it stands, three teams are in on Machado, the Yankees being joined by the Chicago White Sox and Philadelphia Phillies. All three have held meetings with the...

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Kevin Shattenkirk lends support to cancer-fighting fundraiser in Manhattan
Jan17

Kevin Shattenkirk lends support to cancer-fighting fundraiser in Manhattan

Located just steps from the Garden, Mustang Harry’s is well-known to New York Rangers fans. From 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, the midtown watering hole at Seventh Avenue and 29th Street will serve a higher purpose as it hosts an event for the Jam Kancer in the Kan (JKITK) Foundation, which uses the backyard game of KanJam to raise money for kids with cancer. The first 100 fans who purchase $100 tax-deductible tickets can have their photo...

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Loving Look At ‘Our Dump’
Jan17

Loving Look At ‘Our Dump’

Ironically, Matthew Silverman’s first memories of Shea Stadium involve the New York Yankees. It was the Bronx Bombers, temporary tenants in Flushing in the mid-1970s, during renovation work at Yankee Stadium, who played hosts for Silverman’s first game at the Queens ballpark. However, Silverman makes abundantly clear throughout “Shea Stadium Remembered: The Mets, The Jets, and Beatlemania,” which released Tuesday, that his...

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Giants Redskins Week 14 NFL highlights, recap, more
Dec11

Giants Redskins Week 14 NFL highlights, recap, more

If there were any doubters out there who still believed the New York Giants made the wrong pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, Sunday should have done enough to shut them up. Rookie running back Saquon Barkley ran rampant on the league’s seventh-ranked defense in Week 14, posting 170 rush yards and 197 total yards from scrimmage with a touchdown as the Giants steamrolled the Washington Redskins 40-16. After putting up 30 points against...

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Giants Pat Shurmur, Jets Todd Bowles are worst coaches in NY
Dec04

Giants Pat Shurmur, Jets Todd Bowles are worst coaches in NY

With 2018 winding down, it’s time for most New York City-area franchises to take a long, hard look in the mirror at the men tasked to lead their teams. It hasn’t necessarily been a fruitful time in the area. Over the past two calendar years, only the Yankees and Rangers have made the playoffs. This year, only the Bronx Bombers appeared in a postseason. In a city that never sleeps, the speculation of change doesn’t...

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