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A World Series In New York: The National Media’s Dream Come True…Again

October 30, 2009

To some degree, I sympathize with New York Yankee fans. Granted, my tears are largely of the crocodile variety because I readily acknowledge they bring a lot of the exploitation ...

Deja Vu All Over Again: Could The Yankees Be Going On Another Run?

October 18, 2009

Most fans of Major League Baseball can remember the Fall of 1996. Back then, the New York Yankees were a far more lovable bunch (unless you were a Boston Red Sox ...

Baseball Gods Spare C.B. Bucknor One Night, Skewer Phil Cuzzi the Next

October 10, 2009

During Thursday night's American League Division Series game between the Anaheim Angels and Boston Red Sox, first base umpire C.B. Bucknor had an absolutely horrendous evening. He mangled two obscenely ...

ESPN Can Lead Us to the Yankees, but It Can’t Make Us Love ‘Em

September 18, 2009

I know I'm a little late to the party on this one, but I'm on vacation, so bear with me. By now, everyone who cares about such things has heard of ...

The Joba Chamberlain Question Proves too Much for Steve Phillips

September 10, 2009

September really is the best month to be a general sports fan. It's been mentioned already by other writers so I won't rehash it extensively, but the first month of college ...

Selena Roberts—Where’s a Bus When You Need One?

May 4, 2009

All that time in New York City.  What, doesn't the Big Apple still use above-ground mass transit? OK, so I don't really hope Selena Roberts gets hit by a bus.  Not ...

The All-Time Turncoat Team and Its Coach, Arlen Specter

May 1, 2009

If you haven't guessed already, or you're new to my work, politics rank a close second to sports on my list of diversions.  Whereas the athletic arenas offer their share ...

Scott Boras Must See Empty New Yankee Stadium Seats in His Nightmares

April 30, 2009

"Oh [expletive]." That's what I'd be thinking if I were a sports agent right now—more specifically, an agent representing one of Major League Baseball's forthcoming crop of free agents. The problem might ...

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