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Kurtzberg’s Corner: Curtis Martin Reflects On His Hall of Fame Career

Jets fans are looking forward to this weekend when former Jets and Patriots running back Curtis Martin will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Martin has run for 14,101 yards in his career which places him fourth all-time. 10,302 of those yards came in a Jets uniform, which makes […]

Kurtzberg’s Corner: No Gee: What Can the Mets Do?

The Mets have been a pleasant surprise during the first half of the season and one reason has been their strong starting pitching. But now the team has lost starter Dillon Gee for the rest of the 2012 season. Depth at this position at the Major League level is hardly encouraging. Miguel Batista and Jeremy […]

Kurtzberg’s Corner: Pitching Staff Holds Key to Yanks 2nd Half

Here we are at the All-Star Break and guess who has the best record in Major League Baseball? That’s right, the New York Yankees. While having the Yankees atop the AL East standings is not a big surprise, few teams would be able to stay in first place with their two best starting pitchers and […]

Kurtzberg’s Corner: July Holds the Key to Mets Season

The New York Mets remain one of the bigger surprises in the National League this year, sitting with a 43-37 record after 80 games as of July 2nd. It’s not just the winning record that is a surprise to most fans. The Mets  are in the thick of the race for the playoffs right now, […]

Kurtzberg’s Corner: Rangers and Isles Busy on Draft Day

It was an eventful day for both the Rangers and Islanders at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft in Pittsburgh with both teams drafting defensemen in the first round. The Rangers nabbed Brady Skjei from the U.S. Under-18 team with the 28th overall pick in the draft. He is heading to the University of Minnesota next […]

Kurtzberg’s Corner: Starting Pitching Key to Yankees Resurgence

Say what you want about the steady bat of Derek Jeter, the power of Curtis Granderson or the clutch walk-off home run hit by Russell Martin last weekend, but they are not the biggest reason for the Yankees recent hot streak. The fact that the starting rotation has been consistently excellent has been the key […]