Good morning, New York/New Jersey sports fans! Lots to talk about on this Friday before Memorial Day Weekend, so let's get to it.
Big East Baseball Tournament: St. John's Seton Hall Reach Semifinals: The regional schools are still alive in the Big East Conference Baseball Tournament. St. John's advanced Thursday with a 6-4 victory over Pittsburgh. Late Thursday night fifth-seeded Seton Hall outlasted top-seeded Connecticut, 4-3, in 12 innings. Could we get a Seton Hall-St. John's final on Sunday?
New York Mets Trade Rumors: Potential Landing Spots for Jose Reyes: Our Jimmy Hascup looks at potential trade suitors for Reyes, the Mets exciting shortstop. With everything swirling around the Mets it seems likely that Reyes, a potential free agent, will be dealt.
Wilpons Sell Minority Stake In New York Mets To Hedge Fund President David Einhorn: The Mets found the new minority owner they have been looking for. Now, with the trouble still swirling around the Wilpons and Saul Katz you have to wonder if David Einhorn will eventually end up owning the team outright.
Dickey Hurt, Mets Mauled By Cubs 9-3: Yep, the Mets actually played baseball Thursday. And that was not a good thing.
Doug Weight Officially Retires From Islanders: After 19 outstanding seasons and stops with the Islanders, New York Rangers and several other NHL teams, Isles' captain Doug Weight retired Thursday. He will stay with the organization as an assistant coach.