When Michael Strahan was in the mood, there was no better quote in the Giants locker room during my time covering the team in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
When he was not in the mood, there was no bigger pain in the neck.
Strahan told me the other day that the byplay with journalists in those days was one of the things that prepared him for his current role as co-host of "Live!... » more
You be the judge of that question in the headline as you watch Lakers center Dwight Howard -- all six feet and 11 inches of him -- dance with Ellen Degeneres on her show.
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Thursday night's episode of "Saturday Night Live" makes as much sense calendar-wise as, say, bringing in Division III and former Lingerie Football League referees to run a real NFL game.
Alas, both have occurred.
And last night, both occurred in the same space as "SNL" Weekend Update's Thursday edition (that usually occurs during the prime Presidential election season)... » more
Knicks power forward Amar'e Stoudemire was the guest on Thursday night's edition of "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart.
Watch the segment below. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Those of you viewing this on Newsday's apps can copy and paste this URL into your browser to watch: http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-september-27-2012/amar-e-stoudemire... » more
Would you too like the NFL experience? And by that, we mean being frustrated at an incompetent supposed source of knowledge?
Well, we can't send a replacement ref to your house, but we can direct you to Replacement Google, a site created by Erik Johnson to mock the NFL and the refs following this week's Monday Night Football debacle. It operates under the premise that the NFL is now sponsoring... » more
Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow, the most talked-about man in New York sports circles despite just 12 plays this season, has again been photographed sans shirt.
This time, it was for a photo shoot for Vogue Magazine.
The above video, courtesy of our partners at News 12, shows some of the Tebow footage. The video embedded below, via Celeb TV, has more on the extremely important issue... » more
What has it been like watching the Mets’ fast fade from the TV booth?
Better than watching from the field, according to SNY analyst Keith Hernandez.
“They’ve been difficult, but I always keep it in perspective,’’ he said. “Having played for teams that did not perform well and played the season out it is far worse for them to go out in the uniform. They’re the ones out there performing.
“I... » more
Joe Buck already has the record for most World Series as a TV play-by-play man with 14, and he only is 43. So how high might that number eventually go?
Well, Fox has rights through 2013, so that should get him to 16. But Sports Business Journal reported Wednesday the network is close to keeping the event through 2021, part of MLB renewals with Fox, Turner and ESPN that would roughly double... » more
Here are the results of our latest NFL poll. Keep in mind they are about as scientific as those breakfast muffin crumbs that fell into your keyboard. Which network has the best NFL pre-game show?
39% -- FOX
21% -- ESPN
16% -- CBS
15% -- NFL Network
8% -- NBC... » more
Oh, that fantastic laugh that belongs to Magic Johnson.
It is on display throughout most of this clip from his Sept. 18, 2012, segment on HBO's "Real Sports" where he talks about buying the Los Angeles Dodgers.... » more