We have completed another sports year after the Penguins won the Stanley Cup and the Warriors won the NBA Finals. It’s another year that New York does not ...Read more Comments Off on There’s no joy left in New York sports
Leslie Monteiro -- syndicated columnist
Leslie Monteiro -- syndicated columnist Posts
When Kevin Garnett won his first championship in 2008, he showed his emotion by screaming “Anything is Possible” in what was the highlight of his career. When LeBron ...Read more Comments Off on Hard to take Durant seriously as a champion
With the champagne ready to be uncorked, Larry O’Brien trophy appearing in the building and history ready to be made with a potential undefeated postseason, everything was in ...Read more Comments Off on Cavaliers desperation outweigh Warriors excellence
Game 4 becomes the interesting part of the NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors have a chance to make history by going undefeated in the postseason by winning ...Read more Comments Off on A sweep would be the best thing for the NBA
This isn’t your father’s NBA anymore. The days of a player leading his team to a championship on his own was over long time ago. This is a ...Read more Comments Off on Recalling the NBA: What it used to be
This year’s NBA Finals have a certain New York flavor. It features several Knicks and Nets on the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers roster. The ex-Knicks that ...Read more Comments Off on Could this be Williams’ last hurrah?
Kevin Durant was last year’s mover and shaker in sports after he made the decision to team up with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson by signing with the ...Read more Comments Off on No-win situation for Durant
The Mets employed closers such as John Franco, Armando Benitez, Braden Looper, Billy Wagner, Francisco Rodriguez in my 27 years of watching New York’s National League team. Those ...Read more Comments Off on Can the Mets really trust Familia?
It has not been a fun start to the 2017 season for Mets manager Terry Collins. The Mets have not been off to a blazing start like the ...Read more Comments Off on Look for resilient Mets to be in race all year
The recent news about the Fenway Faithful screaming racial epithets and throwing peanut bags at Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is not surprising. Sadly, we have become numb to ...Read more Comments Off on When did it become okay for fans to act obnoxiously?
Third-year Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan has received advice for months from his front office staff, his coaches, Jets fans, talking heads, football analysts and the New York ...Read more Comments Off on Drafting a quarterback won’t do the Jets any good
It’s never a good time for a team to deal with adversity, but that’s part of the deal during a long season. The Mets are going through it ...Read more Comments Off on Early-season crisis puts Mets to test
Meet the Islanders new owners. Same as the previous owners that have sunk this once-proud franchise for two decades. That was the message Islanders owners Jon Ledecky and ...Read more Comments Off on Islanders new owners are no different than previous owners