New York Mets third baseman David Wright and his wife, Molly, welcomed a daughter into the world over the weekend and named her Olivia Shea Wright, leading to mass speculation in the media in New York that the Wrights gave their daughter a middle name in honor of the stadium the Mets called home from 1964-2008. The Wall Street Journal went to the trouble of examining baby names in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut over the past 40 years to see how many people possibly named their kids Shea and if there might be a correlation to the Mets and Shea Stadium.
The Jets have multiple contract offers out for QB Ryan Fitzpatrick to choose from, reports Manish Mehta of the Daily News. It was reported last week by ESPN's Jeremy Fowler that the Jets and Fitzpatrick haven't spoken in over a month. Fitzpatrick has been in a contract dispute with the Jets all offseason. He set the franchise record for touchdowns in a season last year and led the team to their first season with double-digit wins since 2010. Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall has said that Fitzpatrick has stopped responding to his text messages, and head coach Todd Bowles is preparing for a season with Geno Smith as the starting quarterback. The Jets have also recently cleared over $5 million