About the Author

Joe McDonald

Joe McDonald is the founder and former publisher of NY Sports Day. After selling to i15Media in 2020, he serves as the Editor-in-Chief and responsible for the editorial side of the publication. In the past, Joe was the managing editor of NY Sportscene magazine and assistant editor of Mets Inside Pitch. He has covered the Mets since 2004.

Latest articles

Mets Ink Garcia to Minor League Deal

January 24, 2009 | By: Joe McDonald

Although he won’t solve the Mets search for a No. 2 starters, Freddy Garcia may help the club in 2009. Inking the righthander to a minor league deal, the Mets hope the former All-Star has recovered from labrum surgery that he had on his right shoulder in Aug. 2007.

Jets Hire Rex Ryan As Coach

January 19, 2009 | By: Joe McDonald

According to a number of reports, the New York Jets have hired former Ravens defensive coordinator Rex Ryan as their new head coach. The 46 year-old son of former NFL coach Buddy Ryan has accepted a four-year contract in the range of the $11.5 million Steve Spagnuolo received from the St. Louis Rams over the weekend.

Bring the Wilpons in to Save the Isles

January 16, 2009 | By: Joe McDonald

This has been on the clock for years. The Islanders – forever the ninth team in a nine team market – are now flirting with Kansas City, starting next season with a preseason game against the Los Angeles King. Now, no one can blame owner Charles Wang for looking elsewhere.

Lundqvist Gets Groove Back in 2009

January 14, 2009 | By: Joe McDonald

UNIONDALE, NY – Maybe we should call these the “Dog Days of Winter.” It’s a time where the hockey season grinds down even the best of players. And that, of course, includes Henrik Lundqvist. For some reason, the holidays haven’t been kind to the Rangers’ franchise goalie. Last month, Lundqvist went 4-5-1 with an un-Henrik-like 3.74 goals against average.

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