Mailbag: Robertson’s future, Islanders offseason, best in Metropolitan

Mailbag: Robertson’s future, Islanders offseason, best in Metropolitan

If you were given the keys to an expansion team, where would it be and how would you build the team? Flashy like Vegas? Slow and methodical build like Seattle? Or somewhere in between? — @Rob_Oswald The NHL isn’t adding a 33rd franchise in the near future. But my initial thought for the location of … Read more

Jacob Trouba earned Rangers captaincy with courage to be himself

Jacob Trouba earned Rangers captaincy with courage to be himself

It is not about simply appointing a captain. It is about appointing the right captain. Mark Messier, who knows more about this subject than anyone who has ever worn the Blueshirt, believes the Rangers have made the correct choice in naming Jacob Trouba as the 28th captain in franchise history. “Leadership, in most cases, is … Read more

Fantasy Football Rankings 2022: Sleepers, breakouts, busts from NFL model that nailed Taylor’s big season

Fantasy Football Rankings 2022: Sleepers, breakouts, busts from NFL model that nailed Taylor’s big season

The NFL season is quickly approaching and owners are working diligently to craft a 2022 Fantasy football strategy that will ensure they make a deep postseason run. Even with teams shifting to committees, running back remains the most important position to evaluate in your 2022 Fantasy Football rankings. Having a reliable stable of 2022 Fantasy … Read more

Buffalo Bills release first depth chart of 2022 preseason

Buffalo Bills release first depth chart of 2022 preseason

The Buffalo Bills (finally) return to action this Saturday when they play a game against the Indianapolis Colts and initiate their preseason. As is customary, the team published an “unofficial” depth chart before the event. As always, the team will stress that this depth chart is by no means final or definitive, and that’s fine. … Read more

Off-season, Josh Giddey fit with Chet Holmgren, Oklahoma City Thunder, Cleveland Cavaliers preview, Basketball without Borders camp, Jarrett Allen

Back in 2018, long before he was lighting up the NBA, a fresh-faced Josh Giddey was just like the 60-odd young male and female basketball players who have descended on Canberra this week. He too had been invited to take part in a Basketball without Borders camp, this one in India, identified as an emerging … Read more

After backing out of NFL Draft, TE Daniel Barker working to become complete player at Michigan State

The people who spend time around Daniel Barker every day in Michigan State’s facility describe him as a jovial, effervescent personality. Along with talent and drive, the transfer tight end brings an uplifting spirit that fills the room, they say. Head coach Mel Tucker notes Barker’s energy and passion for football. Tight ends coach Ted … Read more