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The Giants should rework Victor Cruzs contract so he can return for the 2016 season. (CHRIS PEDOTA/THE RECORD/MCT)

Is Victor Cruz Still Valuable?

March 9, 2016

Following his career year as a main contributor to the New York Giants’ 2011 Super Bowl Championship, Victor Cruz appeared to be on track to become a star receiver in the National Football League (NFL)....

The future of daily fantasy sports is uncertain as states continue to ban the popular gambling outlet. (Photo Courtesy of Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group via TNS)

Where Do Daily Fantasy Sports Go From Here?

February 13, 2016

Regardless of your personal interest in the sporting world, anyone that watches television has been assaulted by the deluge of advertisements for the two giants dominating daily fantasy sports: DraftKings...


Which Team Will Win Super Bowl 50?

January 28, 2016

THOMAS O’CALLAGHAN Staff Writer Following a near perfect season at 15–1, the Carolina Panthers have aspirations of hoisting this year’s Lombardi Trophy, and they seem to be the most complete team...

A Buffalo Bills player is injured after a big hit by the Washington Redskins earlier this season. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

Everyone Is to Blame for Violence in the NFL

January 28, 2016

At a time in which the character of the participants in the National Football League (NFL) is being brought into question, there have been calls to hold owners, coaches and players accountable for their...

Kevin Klein, No. 8 for the New York Rangers, defends against the Chicago Blackhawks’ Center Antoine Vernette earlier this season. (PHOTO COURTESY OF NUCCIO DINUZZO /CHICAGO TRIBUNE VIA TNS)

Which New York Hockey Team Will Win the Stanley Cup?

April 29, 2015

Following successful regular seasons, both the New York Islanders and New York Rangers have set their sights on the Stanley Cup. The Rangers looked to be the team to beat in playoffs following...

(Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)

Mayweather Will Remain Undefeated

April 15, 2015

Billed as “The Fight of The Century,” undefeated Floyd Mayweather will take on eight-time welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in Las Vegas. While boxing’s popularity has waned in...

One of the major wild cards for the Jets is embattled wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who is full of on-field potentials but off-field problems. 
(Courtesy of Chris Sweda/ Chicago Tribune via TNS)

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Marshall?

March 25, 2015

Following several years of questionable trades and mismanagement, the New York Jets have made major changes over this offseason, including firing Head Coach Rex Ryan and trading for embattled wide receiver...

Carmelo Anthony should not have risked further injuries by continuing to play until the All-Star Game, even if it took place in New York this year.  (Photo Courtesy of Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel via TNS)

Carmelo Anthony Needed to Play Until the All-Star Game

March 11, 2015

Many Knicks fans and sports reporters have been critical of Carmelo Anthony and the organizational decision to allow him to play in the All-Star game this year. However, this is not the big problem that...

There may be questions regarding whether Marcus Mariota’s skill set will translate to the NFL, but he is still a top prospect. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via TNS)

Why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Should Select Marcus Mariota Over Winston

February 26, 2015

The top quarterback in this year’s NFL draft is almost too close to call between Florida State University product Jameis Winston and University of Oregon QB Marcus Mariota. Both are Heisman winners that...

(The Patriots victory in Super Bowl XLIX will forever be synonymous with the team’s alleged cheating, whether it deserves to be or not. 
Photo courtesy of Anthony Behar/SIPA USA via TNS)

“Deflategate” and the Scandals That Define the Patriots

February 11, 2015

In the final minute of Super Bowl XLIX, the New England Patriots deflated the Seattle Seahawks’ hopes of repeating as NFL champion with a goal line interception. Much has been made of the controversial,...

New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher calls a play during action against the Sacramento Kings at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif., on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

It’s Too Early To Judge the Knicks’ New Leaders

January 28, 2015

When Phil Jackson assumed the role of President of the New York Knicks organization on March 18, 2014, there was no way that he thought it would be this difficult. With the storied franchise spiraling...

 Kobe’s constant jump shots would hurt the Knicks more than it would help. (Photo Courtesy of Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times via TNS)

Point: Kobe to the Knicks? Not So Fast

December 22, 2014

The New York Knicks have gotten off to an abysmal 4-18 start this season, and Kobe Bryant would certainly not be the answer to their problems. While the triangle offense has not been kind to the Knicks,...

Fans cheer as the Dallas Cowboys are introduced on stage during an NFL All Access fan event on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at Wembley Stadium in London. (Rodger Mallison / Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)

The NFL’s Expansion into England and What it Means

November 20, 2014

With the NFL continuing to play regular season games across the pond in England, many are now wondering if the league will situate a team there full-time. But deep in the heart of soccer territory, how...

Eli Manning may not be an elite quarterback anymore, but replacing him will not fix the Giants. (Photo Courtesy of Ron Cortes /Philadelphia Inquirer via TNS)

Why We Shouldn’t Blame Eli Manning

November 6, 2014

The season has been challenging thus far for the 3-4 New York Giants, and these struggles have led some to ask if it is time for the team to move on from two-time Super Bowl MVP quarterback Eli Manning....

Geno Smith needs time to develop and a stronger team, not a benching. (Photo Courtesy of Doug Kapustin via TNS)

A Geno Smith Benching Would Not Fix the Jets

October 22, 2014

There are many, many problems surrounding the New York Jets, but their starting quarterback Geno Smith’s performance is neither the biggest nor most pressing issue. Keep in mind that Smith is still only...

Fordham Predicts The MLB Playoffs

October 8, 2014

After a wild regular season that saw many teams toy with contention, the postseason looks to be no different. These playoffs seem to be one of the most wide-open in recent memory. As such, the opinions...

In Phil We Trust: New York Knicks 2014-2015 Season Preview

In Phil We Trust: New York Knicks 2014-2015 Season Preview

September 24, 2014

Following a disappointing 2013-14 season, the New York Knicks look to set the foundation for serious contention in the near future. After a season characterized by injuries, questionable coaching from...

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