After a thrilling Week 1, there is a lot to take in. While your lineup is ultimately dependent on your team, here are three players to consider starting and three players worth sitting in Week 2.
Start: -- Maurice Jones-Drew (RB, Jaguars) Don’t overreact to his Week 1 performance; expect MJD to run all over the Raiders. -- Robert Griffin III (QB, Redskins) The Packers game could turn into... » more
The best brother tandem in pro sports will once again face off on Sunday when Eli Manning leads the Giants against older brother Peyton’s Broncos. Much like the lead-up to last week’s Buccaneers-Jets game that was dominated by Darrelle Revis’ homecoming, the Mannings rule the conversation heading into the Giants’ home opener. But there’s more going on this weekend than Manning Bowl III. Here’s a... » more
The Red Sox rivalry with the Yankees will take a break Sunday in honor of Mariano Rivera's impending retirement.
The Yankees' archrival announced Thursday that it will pay tribute to the 43-year-old reliever's last game at Fenway Park with a pregame ceremony.
Rivera will end his 16-year career with the Yanks at the end of the season. He has been honored at ballparks across the country... » more
Sunday wasn’t pretty, but Jets fans will take the season-opening victory against the Buccaneers with a smile on their faces. Although it’s far less likely Gang Green would have pulled out the “W” if not for a Tampa Bay penalty that set up the game-winning field goal, the team finds itself 1-0 entering a matchup against the hated Patriots.
Here are three keys to the Jets becoming the first... » more
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was placed on the 15-day disabled list with an injured ankle the Major League Baseball team said on Wednesday, effectively ending his season.
The move, which was made retroactive to Sunday, all but ends an injury-hit campaign for the Yankees captain who played just 17 games this season as he recovered from two ankle surgeries.
New York will have... » more
The NFL is back, and with another exciting Week 1 in the books it is time to figure out which players potentially available in your fantasy league are for real and which are pretenders. Let’s break them down.
Julius Thomas(TE, Broncos) Expect Peyton Manning and the Broncos to use this converted college basketball player from Portland State in similar ways to how the Colts used Dallas Clark... » more
The Nets have wasted no time honoring Jason Kidd, even before he coaches his first regular season game. The team will retire its former star’s No. 5 jersey when it hosts the Heat for a preseason game at Barclays Center on Oct. 17.
“This is a very humbling honor and one that I will always cherish,” said Kidd in a statement released by the team yesterday. “There can be no greater recognition... » more
With the season finally here, it is time to start breaking down the players you should be moving into and out of your lineups each week. While your lineup is ultimately dependent on your team, here are three players worth starting and three to consider sitting in Week 1.
START Danny Amendola (WR, Patriots) Tom Brady’s newest toy is ready to slice and dice the injured Bills secondary.
Daryl... » more
The Jets can be thankful for the Oakland Raiders. Without its AFC compatriots, Rex Ryan’s bunch might be the unanimous favorite for the top pick in the 2014 NFL draft. A Super Bowl berth at MetLife Stadium seems a long shot, but stranger things have happened than for a team like the current Jets to at least reach the postseason. The Rams endured nine consecutive losing seasons in the ’90s before... » more
While eight seasons have come and gone since the last time the Giants finished below .500 — back when Eli Manning was just a rookie — the team has been on the outside looking in come playoff time during four of the past five campaigns. Sure, that other year ended with another Super Bowl victory against the Patriots, but fans have short memories. For the Giants to find themselves back in the postseason... » more