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NFL Weekend with John Brockway

NFL WEEK 15 GAME PICKS Last week: 8-8 Season Record: 132-76TOP GAMES BILLS AT REDSKINS: BOTH TEAMS COME INTO THIS GAME WITH VOLATILE QB’S WHO SEEM TO EITHER PLAY REALLY WELL OR REALLY POORLY. KIRK COUSINS HAS BEEN A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT PLAYER AT HOME THAN ON THE ROAD AS HE TURNS IT OVER FAR LESS AND SEEMS TO HAVE MORE ... Read More »

MLB Hot Stove Notes with Mike Lalor

During this past week, the San Francisco Giants landed their second-big name pitcher of the offseason, signing former Red/Royal RHP Johnny Cueto to a 6-year, $130 million contract. Cueto will now join a formidable 1-2-3 staff for the Giants, along with LHP Madison Bumgarner and RHP Jeff Samardzija. Samardzija signed a 5-year, $90 million contract earlier in December. Cueto should ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

   NFL WEEK 15 GAME PICKS Last week: 8-8 Season Record: 132-76TOP GAMES BILLS AT REDSKINS: BOTH TEAMS COME INTO THIS GAME WITH VOLATILE QB’S WHO SEEM TO EITHER PLAY REALLY WELL OR REALLY POORLY. KIRK COUSINS HAS BEEN A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT PLAYER AT HOME THAN ON THE ROAD AS HE TURNS IT OVER FAR LESS AND SEEMS TO HAVE MORE ... Read More »

MLB Winter Meetings Highlights: Yanks, Mets and more

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Highlights from baseball’s annual Winter Meetings: 1) Big Free Agent signings. It is clear that MLB is flush with revenue. Teams have the money to spend, and they are exercising capitalism to its fullest. Witness some of the big signings in the days leading up to, and following, the annual Winter Meetings: • SP Zack ... Read More »

MLB Winter Meetings Preview: NY Yankees

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Major League Baseball will hold its 114th annual Winter Meetings from December 6th through the 10th in Nashville, Tennessee.  For baseball fans around the world and those within the industry, the annual Winter Meetings are an exciting time where many teams shape their rosters for the coming season through trades and free agent signings.  In ... Read More »

MLB Winter Meetings Preview: NY Mets

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Major League Baseball will hold its 114th annual Winter Meetings from December 6th through the 10th in Nashville, Tennessee.  For baseball fans around the world and those within the industry, the annual Winter Meetings are an exciting time where many teams shape their rosters for the coming season through trades and free agent signings.  In ... Read More »

Week 12 NFL Preview: Miami Dolphins at New York Jets

By Mike Lalor After a damaging 24-17 loss to the Houston Texans in Week 11, the reeling New York Jets (5-5) will take on the struggling Miami Dolphins (4-6) this Sunday at 1pm in MetLife Stadium. While the Jets lost in Houston and fell back in the tight and jumbled AFC Wild Card race, the Dolphins also lost, 24-14 to ... Read More »

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 »