Robin Roberts

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Chris Brown vs. Charlie Sheen: Who's Getting The Worse Rap?

    ​Among unsavory pop stars, both Chris Brown and Charlie Sheen have been known to be abusive to women. But on her Sirius radio show, Rosie O'Donnell said she feels Brown is getting a worse rap than most in a similar situation. Said Rosie, "I just don't know why this kid seems to be held to a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Chris Brown Goes Into A Violent Rage!

    ​TMZ has the story that Chris Brown, who's on probation for the felony beating of Rihanna, is up to his old tricks, though at least it's just objects that he's beating now. Here's what went down: On this morning's Good Morning America, Robin Roberts kept asking Chris about the Rihanna situat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Come On, Get Marvin Miller into the Hall Already

    ​Marvin Miller established the Major League Ballplayers Association, made it the most effective union in the country, and in the process became what former Dodgers broadcaster Red Barber called, "along with Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, one of the three most important men in baseball history. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Jockbeat: Allen Barra Sizes Up the Yankees and Phillies

    ​First off, we'd like to thank the New York tabloids for getting the Phillies all worked up. In particular, we'd like to thank the New York Post for putting a photo shop image of Shane Victorino in a cheerleader's skirt on yesterday's front page, bearing the caption "Only in the city of Brothe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Jockbeat: How Important Was Don Fehr to Baseball?

    The late great Dodgers and Yankees announcer Red Barber once called Major League Baseball Players Association founder Marvin Miller "one of the three most important men in baseball history, right up there with Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson." (Branch Rickey, who brought Robinson into baseball and cre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Pols, Press Party with Sharpton and His Corrupt Network

    The governor of New York is having lunch today with a tax dodger who owes the state nearly a million dollars. The mayor is chowing down, too. Tomorrow the vice president will wrap his arms around the same celebrity cheat who stiffed the IRS for nearly $2 million. David Paterson, Mike Bloomberg and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2009

    It's Oscar Night: The Liveblog!

    Welcome to the Village Voice's not-really-annual Oscar liveblog! Feel the electricity. Not sure if you've heard, but: This year's Academy Awards will be UNLIKE ANY YOU'VE EVER SEEN BEFORE! First of all: They've hired an architect to design the set. Money well spent. Next: Taking a page from The Mic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    TABLOIDED: The Gambinos Bust and the (Rear) End of the Week

    The "big" story today is the massive mob bust carried out in the city and in Sicily yesterday. Tabloids and mobsters have long been the not-so-strange bedfellows of yellow journalism. Brutal crime and secrecy are to reporters what catnip is to little Fluffy—just too good to resist. One of the larg ... More >>

  • News

    February 4, 2003
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    December 11, 2001

    The Numbers Game

    New-School Baseball Stats From A to Z