Howard Megdal

Big East needs New York, and St. John's:

Conference now lacks signature team in key market

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 October 2015. Follow Howard on Twitter @HowardMegdal.

Latest Articles:


Big East needs New York, and St. John’s

Conference now lacks signature team in key market

Oct. 24, 2014


Knicks go long, finally, on Iman Shumpert

Disdained in the Woodson era, hard-working Knick embraced by Fisher and Jackson

Oct. 23, 2014


Nets await payoff on Brook Lopez bet

When the Nets announced late Thursday night that Brook Lopez had suffered yet another foot injury, it seemed as if the team's 2014-15 strategy had faltered before the team had so much as played a regular season game.

Oct. 21, 2014


Premier League Live fails as soccer-watching grows

Fathom Events delivered the bad news about the ambitious attempt to screen a match in movie theaters

Oct. 20, 2014


While Dolan sings, the Knicks get ready to perform

Poor Steve Mills. The Knicks' general manager, hired by owner Jim Dolan last year and rendered utterly superfluous by the subsequent hiring of Phil Jackson last March, was asked about his interactions with Dolan Friday morning at part one of the team's two-part Media Day.

Sep. 30, 2014


Mets perform the hidden-C.O.O. trick to perfection

Wilpon avoids questions that require unattractive answers

Sep. 24, 2014


Selig stays bullish on the Wilpons, come what may

'Baseball, I've often said, is a social institution'

Sep. 16, 2014


Discrimination suit poses multiple threats to Jeff Wilpon

Alleges he "frequently humiliated" employee and ultimately fired her for seeking a remedy HR department

Sep. 11, 2014


Denied other options, Alderson looks inward

Mets GM declines to pretend new money will be available

Sep. 8, 2014


Red Bulls plan for life with NYCFC, and without Henry

Club tries to build fan loyalty independent of star power

Aug. 29, 2014