Your first look at what is brewing today on the New York sports scene.â†µ
- Ready or not, it is time for the New York Jets' closeup. The team will be the subject of HBO's 'Hard Knocks' this season, and a crew showed up at the team's training facility today to begin setting up for the show.
So, whether the Jets are ready or not, it is almost show time. Which means a whole lot of listening to Jets' coach Rex Ryan try to be funny. If you're a New York Giants fan, you might want to find something else to watch. â†µ
- Mets pitcher Johan Santana needs to sue his teammates for non-support. After pitching seven shutout innings in Wednesday's 11-inning 5-1 loss, Santana has pitched 15 straight scoreless innings over two games. And has not gotten a win in either game. Amazin' Avenue â†µ
- Phil Hughes was dominant as the Yankees defeated Baltimore on Wednesday. And that is becoming the norm. Pinstripe Alley â†µ
- Pinstripe Alley is also joining the chorus of those -- correctly -- calling for instant replay in baseball after Wednesday's Jim Joyce travesty in Detroit. â†µ
- Could Boston Celtics assistant Tom Thibodeau wind up in New Jersey? Nets Daily â†µ