I can't figure out whether the American sports-league practice of sending our shittiest, most boring teams to London is intended to punish the teams, or the English, or what. Clearly somebody is being punished, here, right? Why else do it? »
According to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck, history was made at an otherwise routine press conference announcing New York as the host city for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. »
The Nets beat the Knicks 88-85 tonight, but we're not here for that. We're here to talk about Poor Kris Humphries. The guy can't even talk shit after a win without getting the whole fake-marriage-to-a-reality-show-fame-whore deal thrown in his face.
Before leaving last night's game against the Lakers with an ankle injury, Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points in 23 minutes. And that was after he had a relatively cold second quarter, hitting only one of his four shots. »
Rasheed Wallace never disappoints. At the end of the Knicks' emotional victory over the Heat last night, ‘Sheed was roused from a fitful nap at the end of the bench by the crowd chanting his name, and coach Mike Woodson immediately subbing him in for his first minutes as a Knick. He looked out of shape, hit a three,… »
In the 2007-2008 season, Bill Belichick won 18 games and was hailed as a genius. In the same year, Isiah Thomas won 23 games. He was fired. The Knicks have made a lot of mistakes in the last decade, but letting Thomas go was surely the most egregious. He was canned just days after leading the Knicks to one of the 58… »
The first to note it, that we're aware of, was @NYScanner, which an hour ago sent out the message, "Manhattan: Box 0706 at 8 Penn Plaza at Madison Square Garden. FDNY Using all hands for a fire on the 6 floor." @BuffNetwork (a Twitter account that posts pictures of firefighting in the tri-state area) posted this photo… »
Journalism fight! Journalism fight! Let's all throw spicy language and felt-tip pens at one another! Yesterday, ESPN's Chris Sheridan sued the New York Post's Peter Vecsey and his employer for libel in NY State Supreme Court. The bone of contention was a "scandalous diatribe" (to quote the complaint) that the… »