Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Jets Are Foolish To Keep Rex Ryan

The New York Jets fired GM Mike Tannenbaum earlier this week, a move that was both expected and necessary, but they made a major mistake by holding on to Coach Rex Ryan, a man who contributes to the problems surrounding this troubled franchise as much as anybody. Supporters of Ryan point to … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Barry Bonds Still Doesn’t Get It

It’s been five years since Barry Bonds last played in a Major League game but it’s clear from his recent comments to the media regarding his chances of making the Hall of Fame that he still doesn’t get why he won’t be inducted in Cooperstown any time soon. Here is … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Things To Be Thankful For, 2012

Thanksgiving comes early this year, but that’s not a bad thing. It remains my favorite holiday of the year. It’s an American holiday and everybody celebrates it. We also indulge in some of my favorite things: food, family and football. With that combination, what could be bad? With Turkey Day … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Analysis and Observations of the NFL at the Halfway Mark

There is plenty to discuss at the halfway mark of this season. As always, there are plenty of exciting story lines and players to discuss and lots of surprises. Here are a few thoughts about the first half of the 2012 NFL season: 1) Rookie quarterbacks look good: We have five … Continue reading

Brad Kurtzberg (TheSTN) – Wild Card Works Well for Baseball

The first season with Major League Baseball’s new playoff format has just ended and it has to be considered a success. Playoff races in both the AL and NL took on a new intensity. Teams were struggling hard not just to make the playoffs as in year’s past, but to … Continue reading