In one of the more light-hearted moments in 42, a nearly-naked Ralph Branca (played by Hamish Linklater) confronts an equally near-naked Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) on the question on why he doesn't shower with the rest of the team. After a minute or so of hemming and hawing, Branca blurts ou ... More >>
Whenever I read something about football that sounds like it was written in a barroom by someone as sloshed as Rance Preibus at the RNC, it invariable comes from ColdHardFootballFacts.com.
The latest beer-soaked rant comes from Kerry J. Byrne on August 26: "There is this mythology in certain circle ... More >>
With all the excitement around the Giants beating the 49ers last night, what remains to be talked about is, perhaps, the most exciting news of all -- 49th Street will remain 49th Street! That's right, folks. Our news here today is that nothing is happening to 49th Street.
You see, our mayor recen ... More >>
So let's add up the score: After eight years of investigation and a total of around $120 million of taxpayer money blown - and that was the price tag in December before the start of the trial - the federal government has now scored its first and probably only victory in their war against perf ... More >>
Who says there are no new angles to the Barry Bonds perjury trial? Kimberly Bell, who is said to have "dated Bonds" - I love that term; it always conjures up a couple at a malt shop or at a high school football game - "until an ugly breakup in 2003," testified that Bonds threatened to cut of ... More >>
Cablevision customers in the New York area lost their access to Fox 5 and My9 last night when the channel's parent company News Corp. "pulled the plug" over contract disputes, CNN is reporting. The corporate jockeying may sound boring, but has very real effects for anyone hoping to watch Game ... More >>
This season, we've seen a new trend on the run-a-way, and they're no longer toting ski masks and youth, but rather oxygen tanks and elegantly scripted threat notes. The New York Post reported today that a "Geezer thief" raided a Midtown store with a cane in one hand and a handgun in the other ... More >>
APThere's an old gray-hair robbing banks out in California, and earlier this week he struck again. He waits in line with the patience of one who has all the time in the world, what with retirement, then shows his handgun with a gentlemanly, old-world flourish and passes over a (we presume han ... More >>
We just watched the second episode of MSG's The Lineup, which airs Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. and repeats throughout the week, and aside from the fun of watching clips of old ballplayers, we're kind of wondering what the point is.
The Lineup's panel -- former players Gary Carter and Sparky Lyle ... More >>