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New York Giants Thoughts by Mike Lalor

New England Patriots (8-0, 1st AFC East) at New York Giants (5-4, 1st NFC East), Sunday 1pm at MetLife Stadium Over the next 48 hours, MetLife Stadium will switch from Green to Blue, while the CBS broadcast team of Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, and Tracy Wolfson get ready for a weekend “double header” with the NY football teams. This New ... Read More »

New York Jets Report by Mike Lalor

Thursday Night Football this past week saw the Buffalo Bills defeat New York Jets, 22-17. In a game marred by four Jet turnovers, the opportunistic Bills capitalized on New York miscues and celebrated HC Rex Ryan’s return to the NY/NJ metro area by winning an important division game, and announcing their return to the AFC playoff picture. Throughout the Thursday ... Read More »

My Mets Story by Gregory Nichols

By Gregory Nichols, lifelong Mets fan and creator of the "Disgruntled Mets Fan" page on Facebook My earliest memory of the Mets is my family celebrating the World Series win in 1986. I don't remember anything about the game. I just remember my family celebrating, dancing and my older brother printing out "World Champions" on his DOT matrix printer. Ironically, at ... Read More »

Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s Dan Mount again, and I’m here with a spooky edition of the Three Periods blog. It’s Halloween time, and I’m going to take a look at the tricks and treats of the opening month of the season. First period Tricks: The horrid starts by the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Anaheim Ducks. I projected both teams to make the ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

WEEK 8 GAME PICKS Last week: 9-5 Season Record: 67-38 TOP GAMES DOLPHINS AT PATRIOTS: THE DOLPHINS HAVE SEEMINGLY TURNED THEIR SEASON AROUND THE LAST TWO WEEKS UNDER NEW HEAD COACH DAN CAMPBELL BUT HAVE DONE SO AGAINST WEAKER COMPETITION. THEY MUST LOOK TO CONTINUE THEIR RECENT FORMULA BY RUNNING THE BALL EFFECTIVELY AND CONTROLLING GAME FLOW. THE PATRIOTS KEEP ... Read More »

Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s Dan Mount again, and I’m back with this week’s edition of the Three Periods blog. This week I take a look at the youth movement going on in the NHL, the red-hot Montreal Canadiens and Columbus Blue Jackets hiring John Tortorella. Let’s drop the puck on this blog. First period If you think you’ve heard the phrase “scored his ... Read More »

End of season Yankees Thoughts with Mike Lalor

The Yankees close out 2015 with a loss to Houston in the AL Wild Card Game. The New York Yankees struggled to score runs down the stretch, losing 6 of their last 7 regular season games, finishing 87-75. They received help from Arizona (who beat the Astros) on the last day of the regular season, in order to host the ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

NFL WEEK 6 GAME PICKS Last week: 10-4 Season Record: 49-28 TOP GAMES BENGALS AT BILLS: THE BENGALS HAVE BEEN ONE OF THE HOTTEST TEAM’S IN THE LEAGUE THANKS TO THE IMPROVED PLAY OF THEIR DEFENSE AND A HOT START FOR ANDY DALTON. THE BILLS HAVE BEEN UP-AND-DOWN THANKS IN PART TO SOME KEY INJURIES BUT COULD GET SOME OF ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

WEEK 5 GAME PICKS Last week: 8-7 Season Record: 39-24 TOP GAMES COLTS AT TEXANS: THE TEXANS HAVE HAD ONE OF THE WORST OVERALL DEFENSES AND LEAST EFFICIENT OFFENSES IN THE LEAGUE THIS SEASON. THEY WILL BE WITHOUT TWO OF THEIR TOP THREE WR’S SO THEY MUST RELY MORE ON THE RECENTLY-RETURNED ARIAN FOSTER AND THE RUNNING GAME. THE COLTS ... Read More »