Good morning, New York sports fans. It is a tad chilly outside, but it is still baseball season around these parts.â†µ
That is because the New York Yankees did what they had to do Wednesday night, defeating the Texas Rangers, 7-2, to stay alive in the ALCS. Things don't look good for the defending World Champions. They have to go to Texas now and win two more gamess, one against the dominant Cliff Lee. But, they still have a chance. Today, that's all a Yankee fan can ask for. See Pinstripe Alley for more.â†µ
- With all the talk about concussions and devastating hits in the NFL, football fans absolutely have to read Andrew Sharp's very astute observations about the dangers of the sport. Speaking of those hits, Pittsburgh's James Harrison is talking retirement after being fined $75K. The NFL is walking a very fine line here between player safety and fundamentally changing the sport.
- The New York Giants have begun preparations for Monday night's game in Dallas against the Cowboys. Dallas coach Wade Phillips says the 'season isn't over' for his 1-4 team. The Giants can pretty much put an end to the Cowboys' season with a victory Monday. â†µ
- Where, oh where will Carmelo Anthony wind up? Trade talks surrounding the Denver Nuggets' unhappy star are heating up again, and both the New Jersey Nets and New York Knicks are right in the middle of the fray. â†µ