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  • 12 years ago

    "I love the smell of cheap champagne in the morning. It smells like . . . victory." No, George Steinbrenner probably never said it. But he's certainly thought it. Except, of course, when the aroma of Cuban cigars and celebratory bubbly is wafting ...

  • 12 years ago

    "Those that cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs," reads the framed quote hanging in Jorge Posada's locker in the back corner of the Yankee clubhouse. Now that passage from the book of Jonah doesn't exactly qualify JoPo ...

  • 13 years ago

    Is the Ron Guidry commemorative souvenir plastic beer cup half empty or half full? That's the question of the day in Yankeeland. The good news is obvious. Barring an improbable collapse, the team is destined for its sixth consecutive division cham...

  • 13 years ago

    I can't concentrate—the umpire is too hot, says Andy Roddick. The tour's, uh, hottest player isn't just trying to schmooze his way to a close overrule. Perched in the official's chair over Arthur Ashe Stadium is that hottest of hotties, Anna ...

  • 13 years ago

    Ted Williams is still dead, but his quiz lives on. While the Splendid Splinter is on ice somewhere in the great Southwest, you yourself have a chance to chill—with a prize in our Second Annual Cryogenic Baseball Quiz. All you have to do is an...

  • 13 years ago

    "We are this close to not drafting Mike Sweetney," says Martin Bell. He's wearing a Latrell Sprewell jersey and an NFL Today cap, and he sounds as hopeful as a guy holding a ticket with the first two winning Powerball numbers. It's crunch time on ...


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