Conor’s Corner

IN LIMBO

By Conor Green

This season the New York Football Giants have a chance at winning the NFC East. In the same breath, the Giants also have a good chance to win the NFC as a whole. Big Blue enters 2017 with a top-ten defense from the year before, alongside an offense capable of putting up big numbers across the entirety of the season. The G-Men have all the makings of a legit Super Bowl contender.

On the other hand, the Jets have a chance to be historically bad. Now there have been some awful teams in football since its inception. But after the cake is baked following the conclusion of the 2017-2018 season, the Jets could be in the discussion.

And I couldn’t be more excited.

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If you build it, they will come…

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Rutgers basketball coach, Steve Pikiell knew when he took the job, that success on the recruiting trail would lead to success on the court. Late last week on successive days, he received verbal commitments from his back court of the future. And as of today, his three-man 2018 class is ranked #9 in the nation by 247 Sports!

At The Deadline Brian Cashman Strengthened His Yankees, & The Red Sox Too!

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At the beginning of the season, it was wishful thinking on the Boston Red Sox part that Pablo Sandoval could handle the hot corner again.

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Conor’s Corner

Gray’s Anatomy

By Conor Green

Last week I wrote that acquiring Sonny Gray would have to little to no consequence for the Yankees in the 2017 playoffs. My argument was the Pinstripes lack the top-level starting pitching to match up with the Astros, Indians, and Red Sox over the course of a five or seven-game series.

In response the Yankees acquired both Sonny Gray and Jaime Garcia at the deadline. Now in the 2017 interim, I don’t think either of these moves greatly improves the Yankees odds of reaching the World Series. In the end, neither Gray nor Garcia, skyrockets confidence come playoff time.

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And the Winner of the American League East is…The Golden State Warriors?

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Judging by the comments New York Yankees General Manager, Brian Cashman made about the Boston Red Sox this off-season, which were echoed by Red Sox GM, Dave Dombrowski about the Bombers following MLB Trade Deadline Monday, it seems that in one form or fashion the Golden State Warriors will win the AL East crown.