The Big East tournament, which will begin Tuesday night, is most closely associated with Madison Square Garden, historically.
Turnout was in the hundreds at New York Red Bulls media day, held this year at Pier 59 Studios in Chelsea Piers.
It is hard to think of an injury better designed to illustrate exactly how the New York Yankees plan to approach the immediate future than the one that felled Curtis Granderson Sunday in Tampa.
Disclaimer: I am a Mets fan, which means that during the spring and summer, I probably listen to the voice of Gary Cohen, the Mets play-by-play announcer, more than that of any other person.(2)
With just a few weeks until pitchers and catchers report for spring training, the New York Mets have finally added to the group they'll be bringing to Port St. Lucie, Florida.
The Big East, created back in 1979 with the idea of emphasizing college basketball, has been raided and generally overtaken in an era driven by college football, and the significantly higher revenues that sport produces.
Right now, top Mets decision-makers are gathering to decide the 2012 fate of Johan Santana.
Not only did Seton Hall capture that win, 73-55, before 8,111 surprised fans at the Prudential Center in Newark, they absolutely throttled a Georgetown team that had entered the game playing as well as any team in the country. The biggest reason was Theodore, a player who has been talking about getting to the NCAA tournament since the preseason, when it seemed like mostly fantasy.
It's been a long 23 years since the Seton Hall men's basketball team came within a pair of Rumeal Robinson free throws of winning an NCAA basketball title. Despite a succession of pedigreed coaches, a number of N.B.A.-bound players (such as Adrian Griffin and Samuel Dalembert) and easy access to the rich basketball-stud recruiting center that is North Jersey, the Pirates haven't been ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 in over a decade. When they got destroyed by Syracuse, 75-49, at last week's conference opener, it seemed to portend more of the same.(1)