The revelations last week over beer prices in major league baseball stadiums gives us a chance to use it to illustrate what has become a central topic in this year's remarkable mayoral campaign--the city's shrinking middle class and the ever broadening economic gap between the rich and poor. This a ... More >>
The Rangers take on the Islanders
Marvin Miller, who died early yesterday of cancer at age 95, was more than what Red Barber once called him: "along with Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, one of the three most important men in baseball history." He was, for almost four decades, one of the most important men in all of sports He was th ... More >>
The Red Bulls take on Kansas City
The week before last, rumors began cropping up that Major League Soccer's long-running search for a place to put a new New York City team -- a search that had circumnavigated the boroughs from Pier 40 in the West Village to Randall's Island and Willets Point -- had settled on a site: the northeast c ... More >>
Poor dead George Steinbrenner doesn't even have a grave to spin in yet, and already he's being raked over the coals for his past sins. First came Jim Dwyer's recounting of The Boss's legacy of egotism and abuse in today's Times, which recalls how Steinbrenner shook hands with Ed Koch on a l ... More >>
Let's take the issues connected with the outing of Sammy Sosa's 2003 drug test results one at a time: -- First, the New York Times broke the news on June 16 with a story stating that Sosa had tested positive "according to lawyers with knowledge of the drug-testing results from that year."   ... More >>
Selig and Mitchell named cheats, but they also had another target last week
Once again, one of baseball's greatest is overlooked for his place in Cooperstown
City Documents Show Team Billed Taxpayers for Souvenirs, Bar Tabs
Yanks' Replacement Park Stinks, Say Bronx Residents
Hey, Mets fan, spare a few dimes?
How city officials snoozed while the Yanks burned public money for their new stadium
Circling the bases: Documents reveal city paid the team's lobbyists and execsfor lobbying city and state officials
Yanks and Mets plans leave little room for public debate
The Mets are in and the Jets are out, but where do the taxpayers fit in?
Wild pitch: Why does George Steinbrenner want to tear down the house that Ruth built?
A costly, developing problem for New York City that's three decades old
Everyone knows who won the NHLs labor dispute. But who won last year's Stanley Cup?
An open letter to the international Olympic committee
New York City heads for a stadium overdose. Guess who will be paying.
What Would it Cost the City to Host the Olympics in 2012?
Baseball-Bonkers Mayor Will Turn Series Into a Bonanza for Owners
Major-League Donation Follows Mets Minor-League Deal
'Single-Standard' Rudy Bows to Baseball Bigwigs and Staten Islanders
Tired of Watching Pols Playing Hardball