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2003 Stories by Allen St. John

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  • A Very Hard Fall

    published October 28, 2003

    "I love the smell of cheap champagne in the morning. It smells like . . . victory." No, George Steinbrenner probably never said it. But he's... More >>

  • They're Still Your Idols

    published October 21, 2003

    "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... More >>

  • Classic Fall

    published September 16, 2003

    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... More >>

  • Anna Had Game

    published August 26, 2003

    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... More >>

  • The Second Annual Cryogenic Baseball Quiz

    published August 5, 2003

    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... More >>

  • Knicks vs. Draftniks

    published July 1, 2003

    "We are this close to not drafting Mike Sweetney," says Martin Bell. He's wearing a Latrell Sprewell jersey and an NFL Today cap,... More >>

  • Swamped by Success

    published June 3, 2003

    When something goes right/It's likely to lose me/It's apt to confuse me/It's such an unusual sight. —Paul Simon More >>

  • Not the Retiring Type

    published May 13, 2003

    "Rickey, you got no arm!" yells leather-lunged fan Tom Gallagher. The fan has been riding the Newark Bears left fielder since the first inning,... More >>

  • Another Roll of the McDyess

    published April 15, 2003

    It's like playing a slot machine without the coins. is running a virtual sneak preview of the LeBron James draft lottery, and it doesn't... More >>

  • Yanks Don't Quite Add Up

    published April 1, 2003

    The galleys have been corrected, the birthday parties have been postponed, and it's time to enjoy the rites of spring, Yankee style. Opening Day... More >>

  • Words Failed Him

    published March 11, 2003

    "He's the only man to have written more books than he's read." That one-liner has been applied to any number of athlete-authors—Sparky... More >>

  • The LeBron Road Show

    published February 11, 2003

    "I never complained about the media. You all got me famous, but I made myself famous, I think," said LeBron James in response to yet another... More >>

  • First-Class? No, Glazer Takes Coach.

    published January 28, 2003

    A few years back, I met Tampa Bay Buccaneer owner Malcolm Glazer. He wanted to write a book, he needed a ghost writer, and my agent thought it... More >>

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