As the 500 Days of Keith Yawwwwndle worries continue for New York Rangers fans, we have pretty much grown tired and exhausted all the different ways we can say the exact same thing.
“Hey, it would be great if we could keep Keith Yandle, but it looks like the cap situation, between the big contracts we have given out to several star players – including Dan Girardi and Marc Staal – will probably prevent us from doing so, which sort of stinks because we’ve needed a defenseman like him for a while.”
Which actually tends to come out closer to…
Last Sunday, behind the heroic feet of newly crowned American hero, Carli Lloyd, the United States Women’s National Team won FIFA Soccer’s World Cup for the first time since 1999.
It was the third World Cup in U.S. women’s history, and surely the most dominant, as they defeated Japan 5-2 after rushing to a 4-0 lead behind Lloyd’s hat trick.
On Tuesday, it was announced that New York City would hold a ticker-tape parade down the famed Canyon of Heroes, a rarity for a team not calling the New York area home. Lloyd, along with teammates including Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan, and Hope Solo, will take part in this once in this unique event. Only the Yankees and Giants have been a part of these celebrations in recent years, with the most recent non-sports parade happening in honor of John Glenn and his crew on the space shuttle Discovery, in 1998. [The last non-New York sports entity to get a parade on Broadway were our American Olympics after the 1985 Los Angeles Olympics.]
And while you have to be careful not to set a precedent that can lead to an overload of parades (or anger over those denied ones), you have to wonder if we have missed out on an American champion who has long deserved a similar honor.
That champion is Serena Williams.
It was a movie ending for baseball’s biggest superstar.
In his final at bat in the Bronx, at Yankee Stadium, Derek Jeter had a game-winning walk off hit in the bottom of the 9th, to give the Yankees a 6-5 victory. Continue reading
Henrik Lundqvist now stands 4 games away from going from the King of New York, to a deity.
The Rangers are going to the Stanley Cup Finals, on the shoulders of their superstar goalie. Continue reading
It is the legendary move of iconic leaders in New York history.
Joe Namath came first, leading the Jets to a Super Bowl III victory. Then came the Messiah. Continue reading
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The excitement of opening day has taken a sudden turn towards malaise.
The Yankees and Mets have started off the season 0-4 and some of the easy to spot problems for both clubs are rearing their heads early. Continue reading
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The world met St. Louis Blues and America’s T.J. Oshie when he scored four shootout goals to take down rival Russia 3-2 at the Sochi Olympics.
But a quick internet search leads us to interesting Oshie finds that have been dying to be dug up for the public to see. Continue reading
New York Yankees icon, Derek Jeter, has announced the 2014 season will be his last.
Like Mariano Rivera this past year, Jeter has given everyone one year’s notice that he will retire after a Hall of Fame caliber career. Continue reading
Rick Nash scored for the fifth straight game, Mats Zuccarello scored two more, and Derek Stepan added a penalty shot in the New York Rangers 7-3 beating of the New Jersey Devils at Yankee Stadium, Sunday. Continue reading
With the Knicks falling apart because of injury and turmoil, Carmelo Anthony decided to do some breaking of his own tonight.
Melo moved past Bernard King and Kobe Bryant in the Knicks and Madison Square Garden record books, setting a franchise, arena, and career record for points in a single game, blasting off for 62 tonight versus the Bobcats. Continue reading