Howard Megdal

Sports biz report: Linsanity remembered:

It was less than four years ago that Linsanity took over New York, and indeed, the whole country.

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.

Latest Articles:


Adam Silver wins a high-stakes day for the N.B.A.

Adam Silver, commissioner of the N.B.A., faced a difficult task Tuesday at a press conference he called to mete out Clippers owner Donald Sterling's punishment.

Apr. 30, 2014


A soccer stadium, sort of

Playing at Yankee Stadium is not what M.L.S. had planned

Apr. 28, 2014


The rise and fall of Ike Davis' New York Mets

Consider the state of the team when he joined, and now

Apr. 23, 2014


Knicks fire Mike Woodson, a defensive coach who wasn’t

Bore the brunt of what Phil Jackson called 'clumsy' organization-building

Apr. 21, 2014


What a Dodgers TV deal says about the Mets' future

It's about the debt

Apr. 14, 2014


The 2014 Yankees: Big spenders again, but not alone

The 2014 Yankees begin play Tuesday night, and they've finally shed some of the ill-fitting ideas that plagued them over the past two years. 

Mar. 31, 2014


Your 2014 Mets: Improved, but constrained

Opening Day 2014 is here for the New York Mets!

Mar. 31, 2014


Phil Jackson is the story, until Dolan decides otherwise

The owner can pull the plug at any time

Mar. 18, 2014


An ex-Met on his old team’s propensity to smear

"If you're gonna come out and gonna attack a guy's character ... be man enough to put your name on it."

Mar. 17, 2014


Seth Everett replaces Limbaugh as Mets lead-in

Just over three weeks until the regular season begins, the New York Mets finally have their pre and post-game radio host.

Mar. 6, 2014