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Giants Must Do Whatever it Takes to Get Rodgers

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo credit: Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images) There has not been much buzz about the Giants since they hired Joe Schoen as their general manager and Brian Daboll as head coach. Not only do they lack steak, but they lack sizzle. You can get more sizzle out of a cheap Tad’s steak …

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When Will St. John’s Make Fans Proud Again?

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo by M. Anthony Nesmith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Another St. John’s season. Another unfulfilled promise by the basketball program. Even though the Red Storm will play two more regular-season games this week and participate in the Big East Tournament next week, their hardcore fans even know this season is now a …

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Sixers Hope Harden Is Worth Trouble

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images) Newly acquired James Harden played his second game as a Philadelphia 76er on Sunday afternoon, and from the 76ers’ two games, it sure appears like scary hours with him playing alongside MVP favorite Joel Embiid and Tyrese Maxey. This trio combined for 87 points …

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Juwan Howard Gets Off Lightly

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo credit: John Fisher/Getty Images) Michigan basketball head coach Juwan Howard should be thankful that he received a five-game suspension for instigating a brawl with Wisconsin basketball head coach Greg Gard and Wisconsin assistant head coach Joe Krabbenhoft. Everyone figured he would be suspended for the regular season and the postseason if …

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Don’t Expect Resolution for Baseball’s Lockout

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo credit: Julio Aguilar/Getty Images) Baseball’s owners and players will convene all week to get a collective bargaining agreement that would end the lockout. This sounds encouraging for fans that want to see Opening Day this season. That’s how low of a bar they have on players and owners in ending the …

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Preposterous to Talk About Thibodeau’s Job Security

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo credit: Michelle Farsi/Getty Images) It wasn’t long ago Knicks fans hailed Tom Thibodeau for leading the Knicks to the playoffs in his first year as head coach. He received worship from the fans that Pat Riley used to get in the 90s for his work as a Knicks head coach. Now, …

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Bad Guys Win in Sports As Evident with Kroenke

BY LESLIE MONTEIRO (Photo credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) A patron at Bello’s (the popular sports bar in Newark by Newark Penn Station) told me all sports owners are scumbags. He mentioned they did not get success just by being nice guys. I finally got the point Sunday night when Los Angeles Rams owner Stan …

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