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WatchdogA couple of loyal readers were interested in reading the entire Stan Isaacs column referenced in my Sunday newspaper column. Alas, the copy exists on microfilm, not electronically, and thus cannot be linked to in the conventional manner. So I......
Tags: Orlando Cepeda, Sports, Willie Mays, Red Auerbach, Duke Snider
The Swampby Frank James Did we in the media torpedo Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign through our allegedly rampant sexism? That's the question at the heart of a lengthy story this morning in the New York Times about criticism of the......
The Swampby Frank James Randall Kennedy, a Harvard University law professor, an African American and an Obama supporter (many will see that as redundant) has a really honest piece in the Washington Post in which he ruminates about his potential response......
The Swampby James Oliphant Remember the struggles. Little Rock. James Meredith at the University of Mississippi. Brown vs. Board of Education. Birmingham and Bull Connor. The Boston busing riots. Throw in, if you like, Rosa Parks. Or Jackie Robinson. Social...
WatchdogThat's it for this week. Enjoy the conference title games, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Inauguration Day. Once a week I serve as a writing coach for fifth graders at the local school. This week the talk turned to......
WatchdogESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
WatchdogI have been poking fun at ESPN SportsCenter's February doldrums feature, "Mt. Rushmore of Sports," but for those who care, I can't resist keeping you informed of breaking developments. Sometime after 9 a.m. Monday, Rick Reilly will reveal the news......
Tags: Babe Ruth, Joe Namath, ESPN (tv network), Jim Brown
WatchdogWe lost to Pennsylvania again! New York finished fourth in the final voting for ESPN's "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" feature, which was won by Illinois (Michael Jordan, Walter Payton, Ernie Banks, Mike Ditka) with 28.6 percent of the vote. Pennsylvania......
On the Mets beatCiti Field opened its doors yesterday and it's almost impossible to find a negative review anywhere this morning. That's tough to do in a city full of cynics like New York, so I'm guessing the Mets did a pretty......
On the Yankees beatHow goes it, folks? Stephen Haynes here. Yep, Stephen??? from the Jets Blog, Young Stevie from the Knicks Blog a.k.a. ThatGuyICouldn???tStandOnThemOtherBlogs. Back one mo??? again to yak with you. If you???re new to the Newsday live blog thing, what we......
Tags: Health, Jorge Posada, A.J. Burnett, Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira
On the Mets beatHey Mets fans! Beautiful day for baseball tonight, where there will be much ado about the return of former Mets skipper Willie Randolph, who now serves as the bench coach for Milwaukee. A bunch of us met with Randolph before......
Tags: Omar Minaya, Jerry Manuel, Sandy Alomar, Brian Schneider, Sports
On the Mets beatDavid Wright is one of a number of top players around the league tonight who will a specially designed shoe to commemorate Jackie Robinson Day. Here's the rundown from Nike. As part of Major League Baseball???s annual ???Jackie Robinson......
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