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Sports Thoughts with Mike Lalor: Baseball HOF & Resurgent Knicks

Baseball Hall of Fame Congratulations to Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza who were voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWA). Both are extremely deserving, and Ken Griffey, Jr. set a new standard for percentage of voting obtained, with 99.3% (437 out of 440); the previous record was held by ... Read More »

Nobody asked me but… by Mickey Charles

The party’s over… Mickey Charles It’s time to call it a day!  Sinatra was right. The party’s over, it’s time to call it a season; They’ve burst your pretty balloon and taken the money away, with good reason. It’s time to wind up the masquerade, Just make your mind up, the piper must be paid. The party’s over, the bank ... Read More »

MLB Hot Stove with Mike Lalor

NEW YORK YANKEES Yankees acquire LHP Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds for four minor league players. On Monday, the Yankees surprisingly traded for the hard throwing Cincinnati closer in exchange for 3B Eric Jagielo, RHP Rookie Davis, RHP Caleb Cotham, and 2B Tony Renda.  Chapman, 27, is being investigated by MLB under its new domestic violence policy following an ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

NFL WEEK 16 GAME PICKS Last week: 10-6 Season Record: 142-82 TOP GAMES REDSKINS AT EAGLES: WASHINGTON CAN WRAP UP THE NFC EAST WITH A VICTORY WHILE THE EAGLES NEED TO WIN OUT TO TAKE THE DIVISION. IF KIRK COUSINS CONTINUES HIS RECENT TREND OF NON0TURNOVER FOOTBALL AND THE ‘SKINS FORCE SOME QUICK POSSESSIONS ON DEFENSE, THEY HAVE AN EXCELLENT ... Read More »

Three Periods with Dan Mount: A Look at the NHL

It’s Dan Mount and I’m here with another edition of the Three Periods blog. It’s almost 2016, and I want to take a look at a few things that are going on in the world of hockey this time of the year. We’ve gotten through the NHL’s Christmas break (which I will say good things about) and we’re onto two ... Read More »

NY Giants Coaches: Finally time to go?

The New York Giants have been fortunate to win two Super Bowls within the past 10 years but those big wins have shadowed the fact that the team has performed very inconsistent during that same timeframe. There have been many cries from the fanbase to remove Tom Coughlin over the years yet he has been able to stick around but ... Read More »

Eat Like a Local at City Kitchen NYC

Credit Michael Kleinberg

You’d be hard pressed to find many locations in New York that can impress locals just as easily as they draw in tourists. But City Kitchen at the Row NYC hotel isn’t the typical foodie hot spot. That much is apparent when you first step in and observe the warm and communal atmosphere of this bustling food hall. The space ... Read More »