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Entries by Len Berman from 02/2011

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.01.2011 | New York

Going to the Super Bowl to escape the rotten weather? Freezing rain and ice have canceled schools in Dallas. They have a retractable roof for the game, unlike the Meadowlands in 2014.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.02.2011 | New York

Several of the Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly went to a strip club after arriving in Dallas for the Super Bowl. Now that's a game plan.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.03.2011 | New York

Is it nice weather anywhere? The Pro-Am for the Phoenix Open was scuttled because of a "frozen golf course." Wind chills in the 30s.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.04.2011 | New York

Let's get ready to rumble. Both sides have asked that the Madoff trustee suit against the Wilpons be unsealed. Now the case will first be tried in public.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.07.2011 | New York

Just call them the Cleveland "Cadavers." The Cavaliers lose their record 24th straight game. They've yet to win in 2011.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.08.2011 | New York

As a motivational tool, Packers coach Mike McCarthy had his players fitted for their Super Bowl rings the night before the game. Wonder what Jets coach Rex Ryan would have done? Super Bowl shoes and socks?

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.09.2011 | New York

The NFL keeps scrambling. Now those 400 fans who got screwed out of their Super Bowl seats can choose any future Super Bowl they want to attend. They'll also get free airfare and a hotel.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.10.2011 | New York

The odds that there will be an NFL lockout are placed at 70% by one gambling site.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.11.2011 | New York

Hockey player Mike Fisher was traded from Ottawa to Nashville. His wife is country superstar Carrie Underwood. Talk about a marriage of convenience.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.14.2011 | New York

Spring training is the best. Everyone is hopeful, everyone has a chance -- except the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.15.2011 | New York

Tiger Woods was fined for spitting during the final round of the Dubai Classic. Maybe baseball should adopt that rule?

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.16.2011 | New York

Lance Armstrong says he's really retiring this time. But the federal investigation into his alleged doping continues.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.17.2011 | New York

Another graphic example why you shouldn't bet on sports. The lowly Cavaliers beat the champion Lakers last night in Cleveland, 104-99.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.18.2011 | New York

Mets owner Fred Wilpon tells reporters his family will be "vindicated" in the Bernie Madoff scandal.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.22.2011 | New York

The deal is done. Carmelo Anthony is headed to the Knicks. It's a three-team deal including Denver and Minnesota. Lotsa players and draft choices are involved. The downside: the Knicks gave up too much.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.23.2011 | New York

I've often said that while New York is basically a baseball town, the Knicks are a close second. You all got riled up pretty good over the Carmelo Anthony trade.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.24.2011 | New York

Owner James Dolan swore that Isiah Thomas had nothing whatsoever to do with the Carmelo Anthony deal. As usual, Dolan took no questions.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.25.2011 | New York

For the umpteenth time, Jets coach Rex Ryan has guaranteed a Super Bowl win next season.

Top 5 Sports Stories

| Posted 02.28.2011 | New York

The Knicks go into Miami and knock off the Heat 91-86, as Amar'e Stoudemire blocks LeBron James' layup in the final seconds.