Much to the dismay of this busload of die-hard Jets fans, their team’s season ended in the AFC title game at Heinz Field on Sunday. But Mark Sanchez — who Mike Pereira says did indeed fumble the ball at the end of the first half, leading to a costly Pittsburgh touchdown — turned in an effort to be proud of, at least. Santonio Holmes, meanwhile, didn’t much appreciate the Jets’ play-calling on the evening, while LeBron James very much appreciated James Brown’s pregame chat with the E-Trade baby. But what happened this week that didn’t involve Antonio Cromartie sending out a threatening tweet?
Landry Fields shined in the Knicks’ win over LeBron’s Heat, while (All-Star starter!) Amar’e Stoudemire remained atop our Knicks Power Rankings.
In their final games before the All-Star break, the Rangers won in Washington, then lost on a fluke goal against Florida.
Brian Cashman spoke candidly about Derek Jeter and Joba Chamberlain, then tended bar for charity.
Texas Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg said his organization might be responsible for Cliff Lee signing with the Phillies instead of the Yankees. Randy Levine responded by calling Greenberg “delusional.”
We took a look at the local schools’ NCAA Tournament chances, hours before Georgetown routed St. John’s.
And amid Madoff ‘uncertainty,’ the Mets looked to sell a minority interest in the franchise.
That’s it for us. Have a nice weekend.