When acting Eastern District U.S. Attorney Kevin Currie described Wednesday's 47-count indictment of senior FIFA officials as "the beginning of our effort, not the end", the implications were clear: this probe by the U.S. Department of Justice, in conjunction with a parallel Swiss probe, has plenty more to do.
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.
As Thursday's trade deadline came and went in the N.B.A., the two New York teams, despite some evident limitations, were largely quiet.
The Brooklyn Nets had no business winning Wednesday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
When Steve Lavin last coached St. John's on February 8, his team defeated Connecticut to move within striking distance of an N.C.A.A. tournament berth.
Following last Wednesday night's disspiriting loss to the Toronto Raptors, the general consensus across the New York Knicks' locker room was that rest was the elixir to cure the aging roster of any problems.
With one day remaining until the N.B.A.'s Thursday, 3 p.m. trade deadline, the New York Knicks say they're sticking with the group that has gotten them to a 32-18 record this season.
There wasn't much for the Nets to feel good about in their 113-111 victory Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Bucks.
For roughly as long as he's been a New York Met, Daniel (never Dan, or Danny) Murphy has seemed like a temporary Met.
When the Nets' star point guard Deron Williams played injured earlier this season, his productivity suffered, dropping to levels he hadn't seen since his early days in the league.
Terry Collins can be forgiven for seeking any kind of shelter from the reality of the New York Mets outfield.