Category: WFAN

Brook Lopez Says the Firing of Avery Johnson Earlier This Season Served As a Wake-up Call

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Brook Lopez has seen it all during his time with the Nets. Empty arenas. A 70-loss season. Coaching changes. And having to play in Newark. He also has dealt with some injuries, too. Adversity is nothing new to him. There was a time when it didn't seem likely that Lopez would ...

Bernard King Finally Gets His Call to the Basketball Hall of Fame

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

The 2013 Basketball Hall of Fame class has been decided and there are 12 names on the list. One of them is Bernard King. One of the most prolific scorers of his era, King had been waiting a while for his call. Before he got it, he was the only ...

Ray Rice: “Joe Flacco is the best quarterback in football right now”

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Like so many things this season for Baltimore, their Super Bowl win over the San Francisco 49ers didn't come easy. After getting out to a commanding lead early in the third quarter, the lights went out at the Superdome and it caused the game to be delayed. It also stopped ...

Amar’e Stoudemire Is Showing That He Is Not Done Yet

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

After missing the first two months of the NBA season, Amar'e Stoudemire made his return to the Knicks lineup on the first day of 2013. It didn't look good early and there were some questioning whether the 30-year-old former All-Star's career was over. Stoudemire was getting limited minutes, he looked incredibly rusty, ...

Jon “Bones” Jones Says There Will Be No Rematch Against Chael Sonnen After Jones Wins Their April Fight

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Jon "Bones" Jones hasn't lost a fight in the UFC since December of 2009 when he was disqualified for using downward elbows. Since that time, Jones has ripped through every one that has stood in front of him. His combination of speed, power, athleticism, technique and ability to submit is ...

Tom Coughlin Remains Concerned About the Giants Lack of a Pass Rush

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

The New York Giants haven't played anything close to their best football yet this season but through five games they have still shown to be one of the better teams in the NFL. The defending Super Bowl champs needed a furious rally to take down the Buccaneers, went down early ...

Eli Manning Says He Told the Buccaneers He Was Taking a Knee

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

After getting off to a terrible start Sunday and throwing three costly interceptions, Eli Manning cemented his place in the NFL record books and led his team to an incredible come-from-behind victory. Manning finished with over 500 yards passing and three touchdowns, including the game winner to lead the Giants ...

Tim Tebow Kills Them With Kindness

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Has there ever been a more polarizing player in football than Tim Tebow?  ESPN surely thinks so as it's all Tebow all the time there. Deadspin even does a weekly post called Bristolmetrics to monitor how often ESPN is talking about the backup quarterback for the Jets.  Tebow and the ...

Jason Kidd and Deron Williams Came to the Same Conclusion This Offseason: The Dallas Mavericks Roster Wasn’t Good Enough

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Once the Brooklyn Nets made a trade for Joe Johnson and re-signed Deron Williams, the Knicks had to do something to get the headlines shifted back in their direction. New York took a run at point guard Steve Nash with a sign-and-trade. Their efforts came up short as the future ...

Drew Brees on Bountygate: “Guilty until proven innocent.”

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

After falling short of getting to the NFC Championship game last year, Drew Brees and the Saints should be focusing on how they can get back to the top of the NFC this upcoming season. That's what most teams and players do but the Saints and Brees haven't had that ...