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    April 16, 2012

    Mets Thief Charles Samuels Banned From Citi Field For Life

    A Queens man who's been part of the New York Mets organization for more than 30 years is officially banned from the team's ballpark for life after pleading guilty to stealing more than $2 million worth of Mets memorabilia from the franchise.Additionally, former Mets clubhouse manager Charles Samuels ... More >>

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    March 5, 2012

    Good News for Mets Fans: We're Just $83 Mil More in the Hole!

    And you thought losing Jose Reyes was bad. A short time ago, U.S. District Court Judge Jed S. Rakoff ruled that Mets principal owners Fred Wilpon, the Wilpon family, and their businesses and charities must pay at least $83.3 million to the trustee -- that's Irving Picard, in case you haven't been ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    Luis Castillo Gets Scapegoated by Sandy Alderson: Who's Next?

    ​If the Mets' handling of Luis Castillo is an indication of things to come, the so-called rebuilding of the team is going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors and scapegoats. Make no mistake, that's largely what Sandy Alderson has done by releasing the man who's been the team's second baseman for ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009

    Fort Drum Soldier Arraigned in Twin Killing

    ​A soldier stationed at Fort Drum, New York has been charged with stabbing two fellow servicemembers to death at an apartment complex near the Fort. The two men, Waide James (20) and Diego Valbuena (23), from Port St. Lucie and Port St. John in Florida, were found yesterday morning with multip ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009

    Reggie Miller Swats Knick Fans Who Cheered Kobe

    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 >>

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    February 3, 2009

    Kobe Scores 61 Against Local Team

    The Knicks (21-26) began "Dream Week" with a 126-117 loss to the Lakers. It doesn't look too bad until you realize Kobe Bryant scored almost half Los Angeles' points. His 61-point performance, a new Garden record (supplanting Bernard King's 60 points in a 1984 game) was celebrated by the fans at MSG ... More >>

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    January 30, 2009

    NBC, Struggling for Super Bowl Ads, Takes Cash4Gold Spot

    USA Today says NBC is still trying to get ads for the Super Bowl. It's a little late in the game for them to be making deals and, in what is seen as a sign of NBC's desperation, this year's Bowl will include a direct-response spot for Cash4Gold, the company you may have seen while flipping through t ... More >>

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    January 12, 2009
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    December 31, 2008

    amNY Finds Upsides to New Year, Which We Partially Endorse

    You might expect us, as board-certified curmudgeons, to note the end of 2008 with bleak visions of a hellish new year. But our colleague Ward Harkavy has already posted the mother of all New Year's bummers ("Drop a ball on Times Square! Drop a bomb on Gaza!"), so we turn instead to such glimmers of ... More >>

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    December 29, 2008

    Jets' Mangini Out, Favre Next?

    We thank Press Clips for alerting us to the firing of Jets head coach Eric Mangini. Local sports reporters were outraged by the team's "Mets-like" late-season collapse from 8-3 to 9-7, and by yesterday's loss to the Dolphins, whose QB Chad Pennington used to play for the Jets, and who, unlike the Je ... More >>

  • News

    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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    March 6, 2007

    Every Pitcher Tells a Story

    Reyes anointed, Schilling bloated, and the Keyser Soze of baseball: Notes from spring training

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    October 31, 2006

    Off the Leash

    In the exotic pet universe, it's all about whose is weirder than whose.

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    December 8, 2005
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    October 29, 2002

    Jeb & George

    Bush Slated to Pay Top Dollar for Libby Pataki’s Florida Land

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    April 16, 2002

    Talking Trash, Backing It Up

    Watch Out, Bud! Ex-Met Prankster Gardenhire Is Now the Evil Twin.

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    January 9, 2001

    Turn Off the Hot Stove

    Winter League Béisbol in Puerto Rico

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    March 21, 2000

    Major Leagues, Minor Men

    Life Is a Perpetual State of Audition for Players on the Fringe

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