Tag:New York
Posted on: July 18, 2008 2:30 pm

What the Yankees MUST do to make the playoffs!

Playoffs?? PLAYOFFS?! Dont talk about...PLAYOFFS?!!

Anyway, Richie Sexson sucks...he's become our second guaranteed out after Jose Molina from now on! Maybe third after Brett Gardner, or fourth after Melky Cabrera...

I got a feeling that Tampa's gonna come back down to earth a little bit but still keep enough pace with the Red Sox and Yankees to keep things interesting. The good news is this opens a door for the Yankees! If we get a solid pitcher (all the superstars like Harden and Sabathia are gone) like a Randy Wolf maybe or even Erik Berdard I hear is available, we have a solid staff once again. If Wang comes back healthy, we have a great staff. If Carl Pavano comes back healthy...hahahahahahahahahaha, rofl, like thats gonna happen!

Derek Jeter needs to start being a consistant hitter this year. He keeps grounding into Double Plays! All over the bloody place! Step up as a leader Derek! For the love of god!

Giambi, A-Rod, and Abreu need to continue to do their thing. Posada needs to get going. WE MUST GET AT LEAST Johnny Damon BACK! If we get Matsui back its a blessing! Johnny Damon must come back! This team cannot survive with Brett Gardner! We can live with Melky, NOT GARDNER!

If all this happens, we're in and the last game isnt on September 21st! 
Posted on: July 12, 2008 4:07 pm

How will the New York Jets do this season???

I AM a New York Jets fan and I AM projecting a halfway decent season this year...

My slogan is More Than 4 because we won 4 games last year! Wooo! 4 games out of a 16 game season! Yeah NEW YORK JETS! WOOO!! Move over Namath, Kellen Clemens is here! To quote the biggest Jets fan I know, Joe Beningo of WFAN..."OH THE PAIN!"

Ok, I will break down every game the Jets will be playing in this EAGERLY anticipated season for the Green and White...

Week one against the Dolphins in Miami
: If theres one NFL team that is worse than the Jets its the Miami Dolphins. "'cause when you say Miami, you're saying Super Bowl!" God, when did they write that song? 1972?! I mean seriously. The Dolphins are now the laughingstocks of the league! Even the Jets laugh at the Dolphins! I cant wait to see Vernon Ghoulston tear through Jake Long and sack John Beck on opening day...Jets 28- Dolphins 7...

Week two against the Cheatriots, er, Patriots at the Meadowlands
: Well, they lost to the Giants in awesome fashion but the "choking cheaters" from Beantown are still far and away better than the Jets and even though I will hopefully be in attendance (Michael, my season ticket carrying friend, this is a SUBLIMINAL MESSAGE to you!) it will be to watch the Patriots roll...35-14...but hey, Fireman Ed will be back!

Week three against San Diego Chargers in San Diego: San Diego Super Chargers are still way better than the Jets...once again...21-7...but we keep it close until they pull away in the fourth with a Tomlinson touchdown run.

Week four against the Arizona Cardinals at the Meadowlands: Arizona sucks...Matt Lienart is my boy from 'SC but outside of him (and Deuce Latui) the team blows...in fact Lienart has sucked since leaving 'SC...the breasts will be shown at Gate D in excitement as the Jets win at home in a close one 20-16.

Week six (following a bye week) against the Cincinnati Bengals at the Meadowlands:
Its Boomer Bowl! Boomer Esiason's first team for which he shined against a team he wasted two years playing for...the Jets are playing their second straight former 'SC quarterback when they play Carson Palmer. I would love to see Vernon Ghoulston sack him on his ass and Kerry Rhodes to pick him off at least once. Cincy has no defense and hopefully Thomas Jones can run all over them. Jets win their second straight (A TWO GAME WINNING STREAK! HOLY SHIT! IT IS POSSIBLE!) and win Boomer Bowl (BOOMER!!!) 28-14

Week seven against the Oakland Raiders in Oakland:
The Raiders arent very good but they have Run DMC and JaMarcus Russell and real good young talent so they could be deadly, but I say we pull out a close one...17-14 as Mike Nugent kicks a 35 yard field goal with about :20 seconds left for the third straight New York Jets victory! (4-2 at this point)

Week eight against the Chiefs at the Meadowlands: The Chiefs had an AMAZING draft, but they dont have a QB...it will be close again, but I got us winning 16-14 with Nugent getting another winner with about a minute to play. Make it four straight wins for Gang Green! (5-2)

Week nine against the Buffalo Bills in Buffalo: Buffalo normally plays the Jets really well and will win against them more often than not...but this year the Jets are better. Who's Buffalo's QB, JP Lossman? Trent Edwards? I realize our QB's arent exactly, what you would call, good, but with an improved offensive line the Jets QB problem wont look like a problem. Jets win 17-7... (6-2)

Week ten against the STL Rams at the Meadowlands
: The two best defensive players in April's draft come together, Chris Long and Vernon Ghoulston. Long is good but the Rams are not. Bulger is good but who are his weapons? Stephen Jackson was a fantasy bust, Holt and Bruce both are old, there is no D outside of Long. Jets win 21-7...

Week eleven against the New England Patriots in Foxboro: Thursday night football in Foxboro! And once again the Pats are better than the Jets and win 28-14...ending the Jets 6 game winning streak (7-3)

Week twelve against the Tennessee Titans in Nashville
: A playoff team in Tennessee against a rebuilding team in the Jets...Titans win 28-21 on a last minute touchdown run by Vince Young...(7-4)

Week thirteen against the Broncos at the Meadowlands
: A similar team to the Jets, but a better team at that...Cutler is better than Kellen or Chad, and will Cut(ler) up the defense...Broncos win 28-7 (7-5 record) and make it 3 straight losses! Oh no!

Week fourteen against the Niners in San Francisco: Alex Smith is a joke...Jets win 21-3 to end the losing streak (8-5)

Week fifteen against the Bills at the Meadowlands:
We beat Buffalo once again but its slightly closer this time...20-17 (9-5)

Week sixteen against the Seahawks in Seattle: This is why the NFL sucks...why go to Oakland, come back, then go to San Francisco, and then BACK TO FUCKING SEATTLE! Its Bullshit...the 'Hawks are without Alexander but the team still has one of the best in Matt Hasslebeck and shall defeat the Jets 35-17...(10-6)...making the game against the Dolphins a win and your in game...how did I come to that conclusion?

Week seventeen against the Dolphins at the Meadowlands: Both New York teams will be in the playoffs (I also think the G-Men will make the playoffs)...Jets win over the Dolphins 21-7 and similar to 2006 when we beat Oakland to get in the Jets make it again in Week 17 at the Meadowlands...final record: 10-6 and a wild card berth. Pats go 13-3 and win the division easily.

What happens in the playoffs? Thats up to you!

Go Jets!

-The Angry Young Man
Posted on: July 7, 2008 7:08 pm

Which New York team will win a Championship next?

At the begining of the year the New York Giants shocked the world and STOMPED OUT the New England Patriots to win Super Bowl 42...two days later the Mets traded for Johan Santana and appeared to be heading for the World Series...however it hasnt worked out that way so far this year. With the state of the other New York teams in question its looking like it will be a long time before another New York team takes the title...lets break it down, shall we, sport by sport, starting with the NHL:

New York Rangers: As a diehard, lifelong Rangers fan I'm proud to say we've made the playoffs 3 straight years after a 7 year drought...however two of the keys from those teams have left during free agency this year (Jagr and Avery)...luckily the Penguins, our top competition I feel for the Atlantic lost a lot this offseason too and didnt add much. However, we added Redden, despite overpaying, Nasland was a nice signing...sometimes players get better in a bigger spotlight like New York. Which leads me to Zhredev, who we got for Tutyin and Backman. What a steal this guy was. Woo! He was in Rick Nash's shadow all his career and now he's getting a chance to sign. Thats why I say, with all the pieces in place the Rangers could be the next team from NY to win a championship...yeah...RANGERS BABY RANGERS!

New York Asslanders, er, Islanders: They're never winning another cup...the 80's are long gone. They have no fans and might as well relocate to Hamilton. The only thing keeping them afloat is DP and as all of us Rangers fans know, Potvin Sucks and DP Swallows.

New Jersey Devils: They're always tough...they never die as long as Lamarillo is the head and Marty is in goal. But they're from JERSEY and they DONT COUNT in this race! Plus, they're getting old and I'm convinced at least one other team from the Tri State area will win a title before these pussies from Jersey.

Ok, on to Major League Baseball and our two disgracefully awful teams:

New York Mets: The team they have right now will NEVER win a title together. They cant get along. I'm convinced Manuel is a joke.
Delgado is old. Beltran, Reyes, and Wright cant do it on their own. Ryan Church and Moises Alou get injured EVERY OTHER DAY! Castillo stinks! Pedro is old! BUT there is some good news Mets fans! You play in the NL which is significantly less tough than the AL. Talent wise you have one of the best teams in the NL which keeps you afloat. But no teams win on paper...maybe you'll win a pennant someday but then you will have your ass handed to you by the AL team.

New York Yankees: I'm going to sound like the ultimate homer, because I am a Yankees fan and always have been, but I think (not this year, but soon) we will win a title. There is young talent on this team that is good like Joba and we havent really seen Hughes or Kennedy. I like Gardner so far...he just needs to hit a little bit more. Dont forget the veterans, because there are a lot of them. Jeter is the leader and captain, A-Rod of course is the best player in baseball, Damon, Matsui, etc. I like our chances maybe if Hughes, Kennedy, and Joba mature in to top starters. But thats a big IF. IF that happens I could see us being champs again in a few years...

To the NFL:

New York Jets: The Jets are young and fun to watch at every position...except QB...which is their downfall...you cant win with Chad Pennington who sucks or Kellen Clemens who's even worse. If Eric Ainge works out, the kid they drafted in April, they could have a solid QB who has a good team to work with. Not to mention they have probably the second best coach in the city (after Coughlin) in Mangenious but remember, they are the Jets and they always find a way to FUCK IT UP YEAR AFTER YEAR SOME HOW! They're either really good, make the playoffs and choke there, or are just really awful and Jets fans are chanting Just-End-The-Season instead of J-E-T-S...we'll see with these guys.

New York Giants: Could the LAST New York team to win a championship be the NEXT New York team to win a championship? I think so...it is possible. The old regime was a mess for the Giants. There was not much they did right. So far, Jerry Reese the Giants GM has done more right than Ernie Accorsi ever did. I love Kenny Phillips who they got in the draft, Mario Manningham adds depth at reciever, Terrell Thomas at CB. They get the draft better than anybody. Dont forget the players who are currently here too...Jeremy Shockey is back (booo!) Plaxico Burress is a top 5 Wide Reciever in my opinion, and Eli Manning might still be on a high from his amazing Super Bowl performance. Toomer is back. Osi, Tuck, Kiwanuka is coming back from injury, Pierce, Aaron Ross, etc. The Giants are a playoff team despite being in a tough division. They could be the next team to win a title in New York...

and...finally...the NBA in NYC:

New York Knicks: Never...Gallinardi is nice...but we're never winning a title....again....on to the Nets...

New Jersey Nets: If they get Lebron in 2010 maybe...but probably not likely...

Ok my final verdict...the next NY team to win a championship will be...


Posted on: June 27, 2008 8:56 am

Is the Subway Series a big deal?

Not to me!

I am going to the game today but to me its just another game. Its not crosstown bragging rights or anything like that, its just Yankees/Mets. Its apparently vital to a lot of fans but not to me. It doesnt mean jack shit to me as long as I go to the Stadium, eat a hot dog , drink some lemonade, and watch the Yankees win!

Plus we officially ended any debate in who wins in the rivalry in 2000 when we beat them in 5 to win our 3rd straight title, 4th in 5 years, and continued the dynasty.

That pretty much ended any debate. The Yankees are better than the Mets and will be until they beat US in the World Series...its just another game to me.
Posted on: June 26, 2008 9:53 pm

Typical New York Knicks and other NY notes

We could have had Eric Gordon, we could have had Bayless, we could have had Lopez....


We took an Italian! I'm not trying to be racist (and this will probably come out that way) but the New York Knicks should not draft foreigners!

Frederic Weis in 1999 should have been our last foreign draftee. He didnt play a game for us and was a waste of a pick.

I cannot believe the ESPN broadcasters were comparing this guy to Derek Jeter and Tiki Barber...this is New York. You cannot compare somebody who hasnt played a game to two of the best athletes ever to play in this city! Its unfair to him! Imagine the pressure!

We'll see how it works out...I mean all he has to do is be better than Frederic Weis but I dont think this was a good pick. I know D'Antoni is an Italian god but we need a Superstar...we're the basketball team in the #1 media market in the world! We need a player who will become world renouned! The second Patrick Ewing maybe...a savior. Somebody we know will be good. Not somebody who could become the next Frederic Weis!

Other notes:

*First Avery, now Straka, who's next...Shannahan? Rozsival? Jagr? The Rangers core is crumbling! Next year could be a rebuilding season!

*To help get over the horror that is the Knicks draft there is usually a Yankees game on around the same time...not tonight...damn  rain.  I hate rain delays!

* I passed the written test and will be taking my driving test in six days! I just gotta work on backing up and I will be a licensed driver on Wednesday!

*I MET ROBBIE FOWLER AND STEVIE MAC ON WEDNESDAY! My dad has a brilliant fake scouse accent! I love it! He used it to get their attention! Brilliant!
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