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DAN FERRARA, Staff Writer

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Rajon Rondo, shown on the Dallas Mavericks, should not be a target for the New York Knicks this off season. (PHOTO COURTESY OF JOHN RHODES/FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM VIA TNS)

Rajon Rondo: The Free Agent Knicks Should Stay Away From

April 29, 2015

The Knicks are expected to have more than $25 million to spend in free agency this summer, but the biggest key to going from a 17-65 team in 2014 to a potential playoff candidate next season is...

(Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Pacquiao Will Finally Shut Mayweather Up

April 15, 2015

It has been brewing for several years, but the fight of the 21st century is finally confirmed and quickly approaching. On May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Floyd Mayweather will take on Manny Pacquiao...

Freshman Jahlil Okafor is a strong candidate to be this year’s no. 1 pick in the NBA Draft. (Courtesy of Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer via TNS)

Get Your Head in the Game: Who Can Defeat the Wildcats?

March 25, 2015

As the Kentucky Wildcats pounced on the Cincinnati Bearcats this weekend, advancing to the Sweet 16 with a 64-51 victory, they also moved to 36-0 on the season. Although they are heavily favored to win...

Keith Yandle’s punk handling and goal scoring abilities will provide the Rangers an offensive boost as they head into the postseason.  (Photo courtesy of Brad Loper/Dallas Morning News via TNS)

With Keith Yandle, Rangers Can Handle Anyone

March 11, 2015

For the New York Rangers, the trade deadline didn’t just present an opportunity to spend for the case of spending. They weren’t going to deal assets, including prospects and draft picks, for middle...

Jameis Winston may have behavioral red flags, but the former Seminole may be the most skilled prospect in the draft. (Stephen M Dowell/Orlando Sentinel)

The Case for Jameis Winston as the #1 Overall Pick in the Draft

February 26, 2015

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers “earned” the number one pick with their putrid 2-14 record in 2014 and clearly need a quarterback, leaving only two options: Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota. The two quarterbacks...

Jahlil Okafor is the consensus top player in this year’s draft, but is he right for the Knicks?
(Photo courtesty of ChuckLiddy/RalieghNews via TNS)

Who the Knicks Should Draft and Why

February 11, 2015

It’s no secret, but the Knicks are a mess. In fact, New York basketball in general is atrocious, and the Big Apple desperately needs the NBA Draft to bring it a savior to pump some blood into the orange...

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan talks to his defense on the bench during the first half of their game with the Ravens in Baltimore on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013. (Doug Kapustin/MCT)

Firing Rex Ryan Was Not The Right Move For The Jets

January 28, 2015

Rex Ryan may not have been good enough for the Jets, but after roughly two weeks of unemployment, it was determined that he was good enough for the Buffalo Bills. The man who spent his last six years...

A reunion with Kobe might solve the problems that plague Phil Jackson’s roster. (Photo Courtesy of Keith Allison via Flickr)

Counterpoint: Why Kobe is the Knicks’ Best Solution

December 22, 2014

The Knicks are 4-18 and going nowhere fast. In the midst of their 54-win season two years ago, it seemed as if the Knicks had a chance to beat any opponent. Now it seems as if there’s a legitimate shot...

The Charlotte Hornets Lance Stephenson drives to the basket against Miami Heat defenders James Ennis (32) and Josh McRoberts (4) during first-half action on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C. (Jeff Siner /Charlotte Observer/MCT)

Finding New York’s LeBron James

November 20, 2014

In July of this year, LeBron James decided to go back home to Northeast Ohio to try and bring the Cleveland Cavaliers their first championship in franchise history. As their hometown hero and savior, James...

AT&T Park in San Francisco has become the newest home for a budding baseball dynasty. (Tessa Van Bergen/The Observer)

The Giants, the Yankees and Baseball Dynasties

November 6, 2014

By beating the Kansas City Royals in a deciding Game 7 and solidifying three World Series titles in five seasons, the San Francisco Giants have officially become the first dynasty in baseball since the...

In order to salvage their season and subsequently save Rex Ryan’s job, the Jets must pull the plug on Geno Smith and bring in veteran quarterback Michael Vick. (Photo Courtesy of Ron Cortes/Philadelphia Inquirer via TNS)

Why Michael Vick Should Start for the Jets

October 22, 2014

Even when Geno Smith plays his cleanest, most encouraging game of the season, it still isn’t good enough to get a win. After a 10-yard touchdown pass to tightend Jeff Cumberland, the New York Jets...

Smartphone apps have contributed to fantasy football’s popularity. (Lauren Macdonald /The Observer)

Inside the Cash Cow that is Fantasy Football

October 8, 2014

Fantasy football has continuously grown since its conception in the early 1990s, but recently its magnitude has exponentially multiplied. Can it be the savior for a league that has been so downtrodden...

The Bronx is Breaking: The Bleak Future of the Yankees

The Bronx is Breaking: The Bleak Future of the Yankees

September 25, 2014

The New York Yankees are in a precarious position that they haven’t found themselves in quite some time. They’re good enough to compete and stick around, but not good enough to be playing in October...

Beasts of the East: NBA Season Preview

Beasts of the East: NBA Season Preview

August 28, 2014

For the second time in four years, LeBron James changed the landscape of the Eastern Conference and proved just how powerful he is. In a letter to Sports Illustrated, the four-time NBA MVP and two-time...

The New York Yankees spent big money to bring Tanaka to the Bronx, so how is he doing so far? (courtesy Neier via wikicommons)

Masahiro Tanaka: The Yankees’ Imported Savior

May 1, 2014

Through four starts, Masahiro Tanaka has been everything that the Yankees could have hoped for. Although some questioned whether Tanaka would be closer to Rangers ace Yu Darvish or former-Red Sox...

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