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KP Helps NYC Youth in a Big Way

Kristaps Porzingis is a little more worldly than your average 21-year-old. He speaks multiple languages and has played professionally since 2012. When the Knicks used the fourth pick in the 2015 NBA Draft on the forward from Latvia, a lot of fans didn’t know what to make of Porzingis. But KP knew about the Knicks […]

Inside the Intra-Garden Rivalry: Blueshirts vs. Americans

For 16 years, the two most intense New York City sporting rivalries involved a pair of baseball teams and two hockey clubs. On the diamond it was the New York Giants, playing out of the Polo Grounds in Harlem, and the Brooklyn Dodgers whose home was Ebbets Field in Crown Heights. The hockey version was […]

Walt “Clyde” Frazier is One of a Kind

It’s become a cliche’ of sorts. A former sports star retires and finds work in the radio or TV booth of his or her former team. It doesn’t matter if said athlete brings anything to the table. The resume reads, ‘former athlete.’ You’re hired! Walt Frazier never saw himself as the athlete-turned-color commentator. He had […]

King Henrik Will Be Just Fine on His Throne

Overlooked amid the weekly, media X-Raying of Henrik Lundqvist‘s goaltending is the fact that his defense too often has failed to adequately defend for Hank. Any goalie hung out to dry the way His Majesty occasionally has been this season would wind up with unpleasant results whether it’s Carey Price or Cory Schneider. Defensive flaws […]

Maven’s Ravin’: A Steal Of A Deal for Devils

@StanFischler 1. Devils trade deadline acquisition Devante Smith-Pelly not only has a name you won’t forget, but he could be Ray Shero‘s latest steal. This kid knows how to camp in the crease — and score. 2. If the NHL had a “Black Sheep Award,” the hands-down winner would be Jonathan Drouin, the Lightning’s promising […]