Good morning, New York sports fans! It might be a lazy Saturday for you, but here at the SB Nation New York sports desk there is always plenty of regional sports action to talk about. So, grab your morning mug and sit with us for a while.
Jets' War Of Words: Santonio Holmes Rips Line; Brian Schottenheimer Responds: Santonio Holmes rips the offensive line; Brandon Moore shoots back; Brandon Marshall shoots off his mouth and Rex Ryan responds; Joe Namath has more pointed criticism of Ryan; Offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer defends himself amidst all the controversy. Yep, just another typical day at the Florham Park Zoo.
Rangers At Islanders: Crosstown Rivals Battle For The First Time This Year: Nassau Coliseum will be the site of Saturday's first meeting of the season between the two New York teams. We have you covered from both sides of this game.
Conference Realignment: Big East To Invite Boise State, Navy, Air Force and UCF: I don't know about you, but my head is spinning with all this realignment stuff. As far as I'm concerned, just wake me up when it's over.
NBA Lockout: David Stern Warns 'The Season Will Slip Away': Stern is full of doom and gloom, and blame for the players in the mess that is the NBA labor negotiation.
Mets Hire Former A's Manager Bob Geren As Bench Coach: Geren played for the Yankees a long time ago. More interesting than that are some of the not-so-nice things some of his former players have to say about the Mets' new bench coach.
Rutgers Vs. Navy: Offensive Line Searching For Consistency: The Scarlet Knights face the Midshipmen today.
NHL Power Rankings 2011, Week 1: Rangers, Islanders, Devils Bottom Dwellers: The trio of regional squads did not get much respect from those who put together power rankings this past week.