So after weeks and weeks of coverage and anticipation of the Super Bowl in our backyard, between the top seed in their respective conferences, it’s safe to say the game itself was a disappointment. Admittedly, I was rooting for Denver (just because I wanted to see Peyton win another ring, nothing against Seattle) so it was ugly to watch from the very first snap, which resulted in a safety. Even though the weather behaved much better than expected, it just kept pouring on Peyton’s parade as Denver was held to just 8 points and was the topic of my personal favorite tweet from the entire game, from former Met Fernando Tatis:
8 points in the superbowl…i had 8 rbi in one inning
— Fernando Tatis (@FTatis23) February 3, 2014
With football on hold for a few months, our focus as fans turns to basketball, hockey and eventually baseball. As things shape up on the diamond for both the Mets and Yankees, the Knicks and Islanders continue to fight through the problems they’ve had all season while the Nets and Rangers keep strengthening up down the stretch. Not to mention, the 2014 Winter Olympics begin later this month in Sochi and our hockey teams have quite a few members participating; the site has been doing profiles for all the players selected from NY teams so be sure to check those out. But before I ramble too much, here are the first post-football season Monday links:
New York Rangers: Katie Strang of ESPN New York discusses the trade rumors surrounding Ryan Callahan and his contract.
New York Islanders: After Thomas Vanek made it known he won’t be resigning, Eyes on Isles broke the situation down.
New York Mets: Amazin Avenue catches us up on life since the Big Apple for one of our biggest busts, Kaz Matsui.
New York Yankees: Bleacher Report ranks the 25 best offensive seasons by a Yankee since 2000.
New York Jets: Randy Lange of NYJets.com writes on what the Seahawks’ success could mean for the Jets.
New York Giants: Giants Gab writes an open letter to new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo.
New York Knicks: Ian Begley of ESPN New York writes about possible moves for the Knicks as the trade deadline approaches.
Brooklyn Nets: NetsDaily.com breaks down what Jason Kidd did right to earn Coach of the Month honors for January.
Broadway: Find Book of Mormon tickets here.