Comment Guidelines Commenting User Guidelines

The Commenting User Guidelines are in place to help foster a better environment for discussion of your favorite New York sports teams. Our goal is to provide quality forums for our readers to comment and provide feedback. Part of maintaining such an environment involves eliminating inappropriate comments. While we encourage an open forum, please follow these guidelines to ensure a quality experience for all users. does not review or moderate all comments but we do reserve the right to remove content once posted.

  • We encourage our readers to engage in lively debate and ask that you refrain from posting offensive, obscene, threatening or abusive comments. Any comments containing personal attacks or threats towards other commenters, writers, journalists, teams, players or agents, along with any responses to those comments may be removed in's sole discretion. You are fully responsible for libelous or defamatory comments.
  • In no event will tolerate comments containing racist, homophobic, sexist or any other form of hate-speech commentary.
  • Inappropriate language, including but not limited to, swearing, sexually explicit, insulting, embarrassing and/or use of crude terms for body parts, bodily functions, and physical acts are unacceptable and may be cause for removal of your comments.
  • Comments may not contain spam links or other forms of blatant self-promotion. If we see these types of posts, they will be removed.
  • Readers are advised to stay on topic and refrain from making comments stating "how you're sick of this topic" or that the content is not newsworthy. In order to maintain the quality of's commenting forums, off-topic comments may be removed.
  • You will not upload, post or submit anything that is obscene or contains profanity or veiled profanity or that may be hateful or offensive on racial, ethnic, sexual, stereotypical or any other grounds; is harmful, vulgar or distasteful; or is defamatory, libelous, or invades another person's privacy or proprietary rights. You will not evade profanity filters through the creative manipulation of obscene words.
  • No inappropriate avatars, images or usernames are allowed. If we see them, they may be removed.
  • You may not use a false e-mail address, username or image to impersonate any person or entity to mislead other as to the identity of the commenter.
  • Copying and pasting full articles into the comment section is strictly forbidden. You are fully responsible for any acts of copyright infringement.
  • You will not upload, post or submit anything that contains viruses, cancel bots, Trojan horses, harmful code, or other computer software or programs designed to interrupt another person's enjoyment of

For purposes of clarity, the preceding list is non-exhaustive and the removal of comments or user accounts shall be made in's sole discretion at any time without second chances or warnings. Corrections for errors made in our posts are welcome and appreciated, but please be cordial sending such feedback. Feel free to contact us.

If you see comments that violate our policy, please flag them and/or contact us. If any member violates any of the above rules, we reserve the right to ban that individual from further participation on

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