Is it possible that following one team up close, day by day, for an entire season, can actually give you a distorted rather than accurate perception of how good they are?
Like many Yankee fans, I've been ruthlessly criticizing the team's performance, or at least its performance since the All-Star ... More >>
Derek Jeter is my favorite player -- that is, my family's favorite player. I have played the 3,000th-hit homer over and over. It is my favorite baseball moment of the new century, with the possible exception of Johnny Damon's race to third base in the World Series against the Phillies. Now, ... More >>
Thanks, A-Rod. Thanks for dumping a cold, wet corpse on the doorstep of New York baseball. That seems to be the local sports media's reaction to Alex Rodriguez's 600th major league home run, which put him 7th on the all-time home run list. Not the fans' reaction -- they've turned out in droves and, ... More >>
Herewith, your talking points for this Friday...
• If you're trying to fly out of Europe, think again: "60 percent of European flights were not operating and delays will continue into Saturday," according to European traffic control agency Eurocontrol, which sounds like an early '90s elect ... More >>
Though it was related to page 70 in this morning's Daily News, Wednesday's decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is going to have a huge impact on future reporting of performance enhancing drugs. Essentially the 9-2 vote means that the federal agents who sei ... More >>
Since Selena Roberts's February 7 Sports Illustrated story broke the news that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003, we've maintained that there's no mystery as to how and why these names are being revealed: the federal agents who seized the 2003 test samples and the results ... More >>
Lawyers have leaked that Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz, stars of the Red Sox teams that won the World Series in 2004 and 2007, tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2003, the first year Major League Baseball tested for steroids. Other previously-revealed members of that class of ... More >>