Hard-hats and picket-signs flooded 42nd Street yesterday evening as thousands of workers and social activists from around the city gathered in solidarity to fight for better working conditions.
The demonstration came on the heels of last week's Fast-Food Forward protest -- where employees at differ ... More >>
Marc Berman of the New York Post seems fairly certain that James Dolan is on the verge of signing Mike Woodson to some kind of multi-year contract with the Knicks. We can then remove the "interim" from Mike's title. I wish I was as sure of this as Berman is, and I suspect Woodson is, too.
Why, exac ... More >>
He may be pretty much done for the season, but Jeremy Lin is still the center of attention in the New York sports world.
Yesterday, The Daily News' Frank Isola accused the Knicks of withholding news of Lin's surgery until after the playoff tickets purchase deadline, for regular season ticket holde ... More >>
"Defense," Carmelo Anthony told reporters at his first New York press conference yesterday, "I want to really focus in on that. All that takes is a lot of effort. Once we get everyone to buy into that mentality, we're good to go." Thus the first superstar in a long time to choose New York man ... More >>
So now that Melomania has reached its peak, it might be time to reflect on whether or not the Knicks made a good deal.
Last Friday ESPN's Stephen A. Smith probably expressed the sentiments of most Knicks fans when he wrote "When you have a chance to get one of the top five players in the ga ... More >>
We told you this morning about the dispute between Cablevision and Fox parent company News Corp., which resulted in three million homes in the New York area losing access to the television stations Fox 5 and My9. As Saturday progressed, the battle got uglier, with News Corp. blocking Cablevis ... More >>
Rest easy, fans of teams all over the NBA: Isiah Thomas won't be coming to coach your team. As Thomas told ESPN.com, "In terms of going back as a coach, I don't see myself doing that." But be afraid -- be very afraid: he wants to come back as a general manager.
Right now it appears that the good ol ... More >>
Slowly, almost imperceptibly, George Steinbrenner's image has softened over the last few years. Two recent biographies, Peter Golenbock's George - The Poor Little Rich Boy Who Built The Yankee Empire (from Wiley, published last year and out now in paperback) and Bill Madden's Steinbrenner, The Last ... More >>
We woke up this morning and saw the first item on eTrueSports' "Sports Shorts" and thought it was real before we realized we were being spoofed again by sports prankster supreme Frank Coffey:
"This is like a belt in the Borscht," said Knicks colorful owner James Dolan in his first comments ... More >>
We don't know whether Knicks and Cablevision owner James Dolan will be writing a new blues song about this, but we've learned here at the Voice that what was earlier just a rumor is now definitely true: the purported deal for Dolan's Rainbow Media to purchase Jake Dobkin's Gothamist blogging ... More >>
The list of Cablevision owner James Dolan's enemies is ever expanding: there are long-suffering, abused employees, any and all reporters, especially his own sports reporters, and extra-especially bloggers. And though the Voice -- Runnin' Scared in particular -- has had its disagreements with ... More >>
Prolific blogger, re-blogger, and columnist Anthony "SoupSoup" DeRosa is trying to harness the awesome power of KickStarter - a website that helps facilitate people who are looking to source out funding for their own projects - for the power of "good."
Back in March, a blog post we published regarding a potential media acquisition by Cablevision, MSG Entertainment, and Rainbow Media owner James Dolan -- compounded by a vaguely worded, ominous legal threat from Dolan's corporate office, which was ignored and then published in a naive showing ... More >>
So, you're in the corporate communications department of a very big company whose chairman has a reputation for being so aggressive with the press as to invoke comparisons to swatting flies with hammers. Something not nice is written about your boss in a very concise, if generally cheeky and/ ... More >>