We're halfway through July, and between the Fourth of July and Bastille Day, we've seen plenty of reasons to head out and stuff ourselves with food in the name of celebration. The action continues--here's a look at what's going on this week:
All season long, Yankee fans have been tearing their hair out watching two former pinstripers, Melky Cabrera and A.J. Burnett, outperforming their Yankee selves by a wide margin. Since the Yankees have a tendency to bring nearly all ex-bombers back for another try (a practice they may have abused in ... More >>
I think we can all agree - that is all of us who don't live in the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Area and perhaps even a few people in the Philadelphia area who watched David Wright wreck the Phillies last night with 4 RBIs--that the biggest travesty of this year's All-Star game is Pablo Sandoval over W ... More >>
Though it didn't make anyone's sports headlines in a week of Bobby Valentine's smart-offs and the return of Jeremy Lin, what might turn out to be the biggest sports news of all is the exciting progress (measured in the increasing velocity of that once-fearsome slider, now up to 94-95 mph) of Joba Ch ... More >>
New obsession: Neil deGrasse Tyson. Tyson is the director of the Hayden Planetarium, hosts the StarTalk Radio Show, and came up with the term Manhattanhenge. He's the type of guy you long to have as a science professor, because, even if you're pretty sure you won't do well in the class, you'll at l ... More >>
And is there any beef between Mexicans and Ecuadorians?
First of all, on behalf of those at the Village Voice who are Yankee fans, let me thank Roy Edroso for the headline on his piece, "Congratulations Douchebag Yankee Fans." We accept your congratulations, and we assume you mean douchebag in the best possible sense. And, yes, we are doucheba ... More >>
Looking for answers about the pathetic Mets' collapse
Baseball's new feel-good story of the summer has Allen Barra feeling burned
Does Jason Giambi's blabbing mean he wants to be one for the Angels?
Yankee Bashing Catches On Even With the Local Hacks
Where Have You Gone, All You Young Joe DiMaggios?
Fifth Annual Major League Baseball Roundup
Yankee Stadium Beer Vendors Cups Runneth OverSo Tip Em Already
Theres Only One Word to Describe This Phenomenon: Ichiro
The Best of New York Baseball
New Yorks Greatest High School Hoops Stars
A Yankee Fan's History of Fenway Park
Style on the Diamond Is Ever Changing
Strawberry and Other Star Athletes Who've Suffered Self-Inflicted Tragedy