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    August 27, 2014

    How Mega Rave Electric Zoo Will Try to Keep the Drugs Out

    As many as 100,000 EDM fans will descend on Randall's Island this weekend for the return of Electric Zoo. Over three days, the mostly 20-something crowd will hear an impressive roster of DJs that includes superstars David Guetta, Armin Van Buuren, Paul Van Dyk, Victor Calderone, Kaskade, and Sasha. ... More >>

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    September 10, 2013

    Let Us Now Harshly Mock the At-Bat Music of the Yankees and Mets

    Chris Carter had a short career in the major leagues. He hit below league-average in 113 at bats from 2008-2010. He played in Japan the past two years. His career wasn't that notable except for one thing: In 2010 with the Mets, Carter's at-bat music was Rick Derringer's "Real American." As in Hulk H ... More >>

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    January 4, 2013

    Ten Big Deal Albums We're Hella Excited For

    Hey: Albums! In case people still care about these things, here's a batch of potentially interesting releases arriving in the coming weeks and months:

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    October 11, 2012

    Take A Seat, A-Rod -- It's October

    There have been home runs in baseball history bigger than Raul Ibanez's 9th inning, game-tying shot last night or even his 12th inning game-winning swat. Bobby Thomson's, after all, won a pennant; Bill Mazeroski's won a World Series. But I don't think any pair of home runs turned so many careers o ... More >>

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    October 16, 2010

    Three Million New York Homes Cannot Watch Baseball Because Fox Blacked Out Cablevision

    ​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 >>

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    June 8, 2010

    We Have Only Ourselves to Blame for the Downfall of American Beer; Would You Pay $1,082 for a Mai Tai?

    ​American beer sales are falling. The culprits? Wine, cocktail culture, the lack of innovation among big U.S. breweries, and the growing American bourgeoisie. [The Atlantic Food Channel] Pugliese Vineyards on Long Island is permitted to label its sparkling wines "Champagne" because it was alr ... More >>

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    May 25, 2010

    Summer Guide: Hit the Arts Road!

    Weekend trips to cultured places

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    November 6, 2009

    Congress Considers Congratulating Yankees; Bill's Future Uncertain (Update: Bill Passes 386-17; 11 "Present," 19 Abstain)

    ​Among other urgent business, the House of Representatives is considering today a bill, introduced by Jose Serrano of The Bronx, "Congratulating the 2009 Major League Baseball World Series Champions, the New York Yankees." Among the bill's many Whereases: "Whereas this year the Yankees opened ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Rudy's Night: Yankees win, Kerik loses

    ​Midway in the World Series last night, Fox's TV cameras lingered on top Yankee fan Rudolph Giuliani, seated in his customary box adjacent to the dugout (The cost? No man knows.) The ex-mayor's team was up by three runs, but his jaw was set in grimace, his teeth bared as though ready to bite s ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Congratulations Douchebag Yankee Fans

    Lovingly borrowed from Yankees 2000 About the best thing you can say about the Yankees' Series victory is that it's been too long since the last one -- in which they defeated our beloved Mets -- for their fans to have achieved total douchebag status. True, last night they chanted "Who's Your Daddy" ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Straphangers Award "Pokeys" for Slowest Buses; M42, B63 Big Winners

    The NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives have announced their eighth annual Pokey Awards for the city's slowest buses, and the surprise winner is the M42 that lumbers between the Javits Center and First Avenue on 42nd Street. By the sponsors' calculations, the M42 achieves a ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: "WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!"

    ​ CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW YORK YANKEES FOR WINNING THEIR 27th WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP!!!! I'm still trying to wrap my head around it. Well, I'm finally just getting out of bed, after celebrating the World Series Championship of the New York Yankees up until about 7am. None of us wanted ... More >>

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    November 4, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: This ends tonight.

    ​November 4, 2009. 11/4. Andy Pettitte is pitching in his 11th postseason with the Yankees. If he wins it, it'll be his 4th of the year. Pedro Martinez is pitching his 11th postseason game. If he loses, it'll be his 4th against the Yankees. If the Yankees win tonight, their postseason reco ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Jockbeat: Allen Barra's World Series Notes

    ​World Series notes: -- Did Johnny Damon's dash to third base in the ninth inning of last night's game take away Brad Lidge's slider and thus force him to throw the fastball at Alex Rodriguez which turned the game around? (The argument goes that since Lidge's slider so often winds up in the d ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: My Head Still Hurts

    ​I love Yankee fans. Depressed and devastated over Game 1's loss and being antagonized by pathetic assholes who have nothing in their life beyond taking joy in someone else's misery, I got my rejuvenation from other Yank fans. Who all agreed we're down, but not out. Not by a long shot. How ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    A Suggestion to Remedy the Injustice of Jay-Z Performing "Empire State of Mind" at Game One of the World Series

    ​Is it Jay-Z's turn to ether a Philadelphia sports team? 76ers fans will not forget the day, back in 2001, when Beyonce and the rest of Destiny's Child emerged at halftime for Game Two of the Finals, IN PHILADELPHIA, wearing Laker jerseys--the prelude to first a tremendous amount of booing, an ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: WE'RE GOING TO THE WORLD SERIES!

    ​CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW YORK YANKEES FOR THEIR 40TH AMERICAN LEAGUE PENNANT! Good God. I don't even know where to begin. On the 25th of October, Yankees clinched their World Series spot with a 5-2 win. Their 110th of the season, making their playoff record 7-2, as they head into the fi ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    Jockbeat: Yanks With Best MLB Record, So They're The Best Team in Baseball, Right?

    ​After sweeping the big four-game series with the Red Sox, are the Yankees now favorites to win the AL East -- and to go on and win the World Series?  You betcha, but let's not print those World Series tickets yet. Though New York has the best record in the AL -- heck, they've got the be ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Jockbeat: The Mets are in Worse Shape Than You Think

    As the Mets prepare for what looks like a rough seven game road trip -- starting tonight with the first of three games against the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers and ending with three against the NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies over the Fourth of July weekend -- it's time to face up to s ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009

    Oh No, Another Mets-Yankees Series

    This three-game Citi Field series actually could be interesting rather than depressing. Despite the collapse of Johan Santana and the glove-hole of Luis Castillo in the last subway series, the Mets have gained three and a half games on the Phillies since then (though the faltering Phils have helped) ... More >>

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    April 14, 2009

    Kalas, Fidrych: So Long, Friends

    Everybody talks about how every spring baseball can make you feel young. What we often forget is how baseball can also make you feel old. If you're a fan of the game, you'll mark important points in your life by the passing of those you followed when you were young. To Mets fans, Harry Kalas, who di ... More >>

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    April 10, 2009

    Mets Bet on Harrah's at Citi Field

    If you think a trip to Citi Field is expensive now, wait till you hit Harrah's! The casino has announced a "signature partnership" deal with the Mets, which includes "Caesars Club, a 12,000-square foot, 900-capacity, fully enclosed, climate-controlled club with a wide selection of dining options loc ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009


    The Rangers prepare to kick Philly butt

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    October 27, 2008

    Final Baseball Post of the Season (Barring Riot)

    In 1956 the World Series between the Yankees and the Dodgers was played October 3-10. Today is October 27, it's 10:45, and Game 5 of the World Series is suspended in its sixth inning in Philadelphia where it is 44 degrees and raining. Runnin' Scared recommends all pre-WS playoff series be replaced b ... More >>

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    September 26, 2008

    Mook-ie! Rabble Cheer Mets' Unexpected Win

    The threat of rain led to many late arrivals at Shea tonight; the steady drizzle that started mid-game led to many early departures, especially among the high-class field-seated patrons unprotected by the overhang, leaving mostly mooks of the sort who traditionally give Shea its savor to roar when C ... More >>

  • People

    June 17, 2008

    Philadelphia Edición

    Our Mexican files from the City of Brotherly Love

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    March 25, 2008

    The Mets and Yankees Seek an Armed Revolution

    How Joba Chamberlain and Johan Santana will make us forget last year's miserable baseball legacy

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    September 25, 2007

    Son of a Pitch!

    Looking for answers about the pathetic Mets' collapse

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    March 20, 2007

    Take Me Out to the Mall Game

    Hey, look what you're paying for! A Voice guide to the new Mets and Yankees stadiums.

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    January 30, 2007

    One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even These

    Random obsessions and vexations, born of both young tyros and inexplicably still-rocking old people

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    April 6, 2004

    A Billion Here, A Billion There

    New York City heads for a stadium overdose. Guess who will be paying.

  • Music

    May 27, 2003

    The South Does It Again, Sort Of

    Rap Trounces Rock Below the Mason-Dixon

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    March 25, 2003

    Men in Uniform

    Fifth Annual Major League Baseball Roundup

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    February 4, 2003
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    December 3, 2002

    The $25 Million Man

    The Real Reason Baseball Players Are So Rich

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    November 26, 2002
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    January 15, 2002
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    September 25, 2001
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    July 31, 2001
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    June 5, 2001
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    May 15, 2001
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    November 14, 2000
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    August 22, 2000
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    June 13, 2000
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    June 6, 2000

    Devils May Care

    They May Win the Cup, but Their Ways Leave Them Stuck In the Mud

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    May 23, 2000
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    January 25, 2000
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    October 12, 1999

    The New Whitey Ford

    But Is It the End of the Line for David Cone, the New Chairman of the Board?

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    August 24, 1999
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    October 13, 1998
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