Scott Mandel

A-Rod, In the Cheating Era, Was The Best Player in The Game

Published on: 15th February, 2015

A-Rod, In the Cheating Era, Was The Best Player in The Game  | read this item

Baseball, the one-time national sports past time of our country, is about to start another season. Major-league teams have packed their trucks and have shipped their balls and bats down to their respective spring training sites, for next week’s camp openings. The onset of a new baseball season used to elicit great optimism and anticipation, […]

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The Brian Williams National Debate

Published on: 10th February, 2015

The Brian Williams National Debate  | read this item

On Brian Williams: For those of you taking the opportunity to voice your anti-Williams/Fire the bum points of view, I now can clearly imagine how you must have felt about JFK, LBJ, Nixon, Clinton, Bush, Bush, FDR, and Woodrow Wilson for their lies to the American public. Based on your highly magnified and emotional reaction […]

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Warriors, Playing Fourth Game in Five Nights, Cruise to Win Over Knicks

Published on: 8th February, 2015

Warriors, Playing Fourth Game in Five Nights, Cruise to Win Over Knicks  | read this item

Two teams, going in vastly different directions met tonight at Madison Square Garden. The Golden State Warriors, with an NBA-best season record of 38-8, played the New York Knickerbockers, who came in with an NBA-worst record of 10–40. You couldn’t get two teams more diametrically-opposed than these two. The big winner in this matchup tonight […]

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Celtics Defeat Knicks at MSG

Published on: 4th February, 2015

Celtics Defeat Knicks at MSG  | read this item

In one of the sadder aspects of this NBA season, several of the leagues ‘ most historic franchises have crumbled into a morass of losing, but not only losing. It’s how they’ve chosen to lose. The sad drumbeat continued on Tuesday for the once-proud Knicks, who lost to the once-proud Boston Celtics, 108-97, in a […]

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49 Facts About Super Bowl XLIX

Published on: 30th January, 2015

49 Facts About Super Bowl XLIX  | read this item

PHOENIX – To commemorate Super Bowl XLIX, we bring you 49 facts and tidbits about Super Bowls, the New England Patriots, the Seattle Seahawks and, of course, the Giants. I – New England and Seattle are a combined 4-5 in Super Bowls. The Patriots are 3-4 (winning Super Bowls XXXI, XXXVIII and XXXIX) and the […]

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Knicks Defeat OKC (without Durant) for Fourth Win in Last Five

Published on: 29th January, 2015

Knicks Defeat OKC (without Durant) for Fourth Win in Last Five  | read this item

New York — Is it too late in this so-far putrid NBA season for loyal Knicks fans to pray for a miracle? A miracle of playoff proportions? The answer is probably yes. With an 8-38 record going into tonight’s matchup against the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder, yeah, it would take a monumental miracle to get […]

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Coach K Wins 1000th Game

Published on: 25th January, 2015

Coach K Wins 1000th Game  | read this item

NEW YORK — Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John’s in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden. Tyus Jones scored 22 points and the Blue Devils (17-2) went […]

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Knicks Free Agents Changing Outlook of A (Still) Miserable Season

Published on: 24th January, 2015

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Knicks Free Agents Changing Outlook of A (Still) Miserable Season  | read this item

Langston Galloway earned a second 10-day contract New York — Nobody thinks for a second that the current New York Knicks roster configuration of  nobodies, wannabe’s, hang around’s and Carmelo are going to continue to win games, as they’ve done in their last three outings. But Derek Fisher and his motley crue are threatening to […]

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Watching Another Knicks Loss with Phil Jackson’s Buddy, Charlie Rosen

Published on: 10th January, 2015

Watching Another Knicks Loss with Phil Jackson's Buddy, Charlie Rosen  | read this item

New York — It’s not always an easy thing to watch bad basketball, no matter what level of ball is being played. Covering this year’s New York Knicks has been a continuous exercise in developing a patient point of view towards an organization struggling to find its direction in the NBA for almost 15 years. […]

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Knicks Fans Put Paper Bags Over Heads at MSG

Published on: 9th January, 2015

Knicks Fans Put Paper Bags Over Heads at MSG  | read this item

New York–The Knicks and Madison Square Garden reached new levels of ignominy tonight in another losing effort against the visiting Houston Rockets, 120-96, in a game that wasn’t nearly as close as the score might indicate. Just to the left of their bench was a row of fans wearing paper bags over their heads. On […]

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