Howard Megdal

On a budget, the Mets go for broke:

Alderson-engineered trade puts team in contention

Bio: Howard Megdal is Writer At Large for Capital New York, and currently contributes to USA Today Sports Weekly, Sports Illustrated and Vice Sports. His books include The Baseball Talmud, Taking the Field and Wilpon's Folly. His book on the Cardinals will be published by St. Martin's Press in February 2016. Follow Howard on Twitter @HowardMegdal.

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On a budget, the Mets go for broke

Alderson-engineered trade puts team in contention

Jul. 31, 2015

 
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Capital Sports-Biz Report: The Mets' Gomez disaster; streaming MLB soon

It would be hard to overstate how awful the 24 hours from Wednesday night to Thursday night were for the New York Mets.

Jul. 31, 2015

 
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The Mets' Jose Reyes calculus

Former beloved shortstop could change team's fortunes

Jul. 28, 2015

 
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5 questions with Kenny Ducey, founder of Hashtag Important

A short interview with 

Jul. 28, 2015

 
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Sports-Biz Report: Mets debt; Liberty as fan-draw

It is WNBA All Star weekend here in Uncasville, CT, home of Mohegan Sun Casino, the Connecticut Sun WNBA franchise, and ground zero for everyone involved with the women's game.

Jul. 24, 2015

 
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A moment of hard truth about the Mets' owners

2015 has provided clarity about what ails the team

Jul. 23, 2015

 
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Red Bulls lose in front of nobody to someday win in front of everybody

Precisely how the New York Red Bulls came to play one of the most significant soccer games in recent franchise history in front of virtually nobody is a reflection of changing motivations of the team that could pay dividends for years to come, even with the Red Bulls losing Tuesday's match to the Philadelphia Union on penalty kicks to end their U.S. Open Cup run in the quarterfinals.

Jul. 22, 2015

 
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5 questions with author and Times reporter Harvey Araton

A short interview with the Times' longtime sportswriter

Jul. 20, 2015

 
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Sports biz report: Battle lines set for N.B.A. labor war; Mets boost ratings

Adam Silver has done great work in his time as NBA commissioner.

Jul. 17, 2015

 
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5 questions with John P. Johnson Jr., attorney for Carli Lloyd

John P. Johnson, Jr. has represented Carli Lloyd since 2006

Jul. 14, 2015