Every year, right after St. Patrick's Day, I think about the luck of Ned Irish. It's a great time of year for basketball fans, college and pro, with the NIT and NCAA tournaments beginning and the NBA in full swing. We would have had basketball without Ned Irish, but I wonder what it would look like. ... More >>
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October 2, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 51
Young-at-Heart Mets Wait Till This Year!
by Michael C.D. Macdonald
The first game ever played at Shea Stadium had proved to be my last visit with the Mets. Feeling apart from the "new breed" of mid-sub ... More >>
ZiegelVic Ziegel of the New York Daily News died Friday, July 23 of lung cancer, still young at 72. He was one of the good guys.
When I started regularly for the Village Voice in the mid-1980s, Ziegel was one of the few writers from a New York daily to accept me as a colleague when I'd se ... More >>