Howard Megdal

Capital Sports-Biz Report: The Mariotti effect; Harvey days :

Domesitc violence offender Jay Mariotti controversially hired by a pair of San Francisco newspapers

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.

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St. John’s may be coming together just in time

Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, St. John's faced precisely the kind of game they needed to win to maintain their N.C.A.A. tournament hopes.

Feb. 8, 2013

 
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Now dunking for the Knicks: James White

Next weekend, the New York Knicks will have a significant contingent on hand to participate in the N.B.A.'s All Star weekend.

Feb. 8, 2013

 
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Andray Blatche is so much more to the Nets than trade bait

Observed purely from a long-term perspective, the Brooklyn Nets should probably look to trade Andray Blatche. And rumor has it that they are.

Feb. 8, 2013

 
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The Nets' go-to guy isn’t Deron Williams or Joe Johnson

Credit P.J. Carlesimo and the Brooklyn Nets for not being blinded by stardom.

Feb. 7, 2013

 
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Against Washington, the Knicks‘ poor defense beats the Knicks’ solid offense

For the New York Knicks, Wednesday night's game against the Washington Wizards followed a familiar pattern.

Feb. 7, 2013

 
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A year later, Jeremy Lin plays like it’s February 2012

A year ago Monday, Jeremy Lin came off the bench to rally the Knicks and shock the Nets with an elite performance.

Feb. 6, 2013

 
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Once again, the Nets play like winners for 45 minutes

If the Brooklyn Nets intend to make any kind of playoff run, they're going to need to close out games like Tuesday night's matchup at the Barclays Center against a compromised Los Angeles Lakers team.

Feb. 6, 2013

 
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And now Kenny Cooper, a pure scorer, is gone

In many ways, Kenny Cooper, traded on Monday to F.C. Dallas, was the opposite of the typical acquisition by the New York Red Bulls. He entered quietly, he succeeded beyond expectations, and he's leaving too soon.

Feb. 5, 2013

 
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Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler sure are playing a lot

The New York Knicks completed a five-game homestand on Monday night with a resounding 99-85 defeat of the Detroit Pistons. The Knicks built an early 20-point lead and never looked back against one of the weaker teams in the Eastern Conference.

Feb. 5, 2013

 
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When a casino looked like the Mets' best bet

A front page story in the New York Post on Tuesday detailed a proposal from the owners of the New York Mets to build a casino next to Citi Field.

Feb. 5, 2013