Howard Megdal

Selig stays bullish on the Wilpons, come what may:

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

Bio: Howard Megdal is Writer At Large for Capital New York, and a contributing writer for Sports on Earth. His books include The Baseball Talmud, Taking the Field and Wilpon's Folly. Follow Howard on Twitter @HowardMegdal.

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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


Can Fox Sports sell college football to New York?

Trying to dent a market where other sports have long taken precedent

Aug. 25, 2014


These Mets need time, but also money

It's hard to judge Alderson and Collins if the Wilpons aren't spending

Aug. 15, 2014


What kind of contender can Wilpon’s Mets be?

If you are a fan of the New York Mets, you've probably spent much of the past week debating, internally, or with friends, the wisdom of the Mets trading to Troy Tulowitzki of the Colorado Rockies.

Jul. 30, 2014


Cosmos get close to AC Milan (for a moment)

"Despite using several players who don't perform regularly, the Cosmos were in control for the greater part of the game."

Jul. 24, 2014


The long-awaited Year of Daniel Murphy

A Mets franchise identified with Wright, but embodied by Murphy

Jul. 18, 2014


Carmelo Anthony’s back! See you in a year

Prior to Carmelo Anthony's decision this weekend to remain with the Knicks, Phil Jackson's rebuild of the team (assuming James Dolan allows it to come to fruition) could have gone down two paths.

Jul. 14, 2014