Let no one say Shawn Carter is not reliable. For two decades now, through rap thick and rap thin, hip-hop's most prickly superstar has had the looking-disgusted game on lock. Oh, you're Benny the Bull, the Chicago Bulls mascot, and you're seized with the desire to do the "Single Ladies" dance mere ... More >>
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The last full week of the election campaign was sorta fun -- as it should have been with Mayor Bloomberg spending $37,000 an hour on it. And it worked: the big papers endorsed him, as did another Democrat, and polls showed him way out of Bill Thompson's reach. We still su ... More >>
In a way, for Knicks fans this is worse than the Isiah era. You know, in the way watching a train wreck is a lot more interesting than watching paint dry. At least in the bad old days, there was drama, larger-than life personalities and some good basketball players, albeit gone horribly w ... More >>
For many years, there's been a feeling that SportsBusiness Journal is a publication only for insiders. Well, the web has changed the definition of "insiders," expanding it to heretofore unthought of numbers, and I can't think of any sportswriter, editor or fan who doesn't need to see and absorb B ... More >>
Did Sonia Sotomayor save baseball or didn't she? All week long the press has been heatedly debating the extent to which President Obama's Supreme Court nominee impacted the national pastime with her 1995 decision. First, a brief summary of what it was that Sotomayor did. In 1994, with th ... More >>
Here he is doing Barry White with Toby Keith. And why not.
SOTC rarely traffics in smooth-jazz talk, it's true, but let us nonetheless doff our caps for basketball star and bassist extraordinaire Wayman Tisdale, who's died of cancer at 44. After a beloved college stint with the Oklahoma Sooners an ... More >>
[HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart Asset]Your Thursday New York headlines...Legislature wants to life statute of limitations on child sex abuse lawsuits: Catholic Church objects, saying bill intended to bankrupt it.Daily News shows odd bit of sympathy for monster Madoff: may have spent "his last ... More >>
[HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart Asset]Your Wednesday New York headlines...Madoff theft total up to $65 billion; faces up to 150 years in prison when he pleads guilty tomorrow....and his wife is now target of probe for her role.Paterson may compromise on Rockefeller drug law revision; throwing ... More >>
HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart AssetYour Tuesday New York headlines...Murdoch apologizes for chimp cartoon: "We made a mistake." Says after talking to editors, "we will seek to be more attuned to the sensitivities of our community."The Times continues its white panic over tough times: 1. New Y ... More >>
As Mets fans, we expressed confusion that that Knicks fans at the Garden, and even Spike Lee, would cheer Kobe Bryant of the Lakers throughout Monday's game against their own team. Former Indiana Pacers great Reggie Miller, who was frequently abused by the same fair-weather fans, goes further: "I wa ... More >>