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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.
The death of the Fox Soccer Channel was officially announced Thursday, with the company indicating that as of September, the once-constant home for soccer will become FXX, an entertainment channel for the shows that spill over from FX, presumably.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.—It was the final week of New York Mets spring training, but it didn't seem like it.
The Knicks team that ran out to an 18-5 start this season isn't coming back.
Much of the current Mets roster, including pretty much the entire outfield and bullpen, is made up of reclamation projects and Triple-A players from last season.
With the Miami Heat running off a win streak of historic proportions, the teams of the Eastern Conference continue to battle for the right, in all likelihood, to lose to them.
The New York Yankees, as the New York Yankees would be the first to tell you, have great traditions that separate them from the rest of Major League Baseball.
It's hard to describe either Notre Dame or the Big East Conference as a winner in what the New York Times called "a celebrated marriage of convenience"when the Notre Dame basketball program agreed to join the Big East in 1994.
In a league with more than three decades of tradition, many of the most successful college basketball programs in the country and scores of N.B.A. stars produced, you could do worse to pick a single team emblematic of the Big East's superiority since its inception in 1979-80 than the Georgetown Hoyas.
You might know the Yankees' projected starter at shortstop, Derek Jeter.
The Mets passed along two pieces of news on Thursday afternoon.