Kevin Mitchell

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Rest in Peace, Gary Carter

    ​The obits you're going to be reading tomorrow for Gary Carter, who died of brain cancer yesterday at age 57, will probably tell you everything about him except this: many New York area sportswriters laughed at him behind his back. I know -- I was there. I saw it. In their defense, Gary Cart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Barrett: Election Shakeup -- For the First time, a Likely Minority-Majority on the City Council

    Margaret Chin​When the city council elects a new speaker in January, minorities are likely to hold an unprecedented five-vote majority in the 51-member body. The last time the council picked a speaker -- when Christine Quinn was elected in 2006 -- whites still held a one-vote majority. In Tu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Jockbeat: Baseball's Striking Anniversary

    ​Do you remember where you were 15 years ago today?  Wherever you were, you probably woke up, like me, to the startling revelation that "There's no baseball today!"In fact, as we'll never forget, there was no baseball for the rest of the year -- none in fact until April of 1995.   A ... More >>

  • News

    March 20, 2007

    Stealing Mickey's Mantle

    José Reyes could be the greatest—if he doesn't figure out just how much Mets fans want from him