Howard Megdal

Capital Sports-Biz Report: Blatter re-elected, but what comes next?:

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.

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The Knicks and Nets each have their reasons for doing very little

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.

Feb. 22, 2013

 
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The Nets win, despite the play of their starters

The Brooklyn Nets had no business winning Wednesday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks.

Feb. 21, 2013

 
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St. John’s basketball gets Lavin back, which is a start

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.

Feb. 21, 2013

 
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So apparently a rest wasn’t all the Knicks needed

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.

Feb. 21, 2013

 
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Two reasons the Knicks aren’t too worried about Tyson Chandler

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.

Feb. 20, 2013

 
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Joe Johnson holds the Nets' fate in his hands, disconcertingly

There wasn't much for the Nets to feel good about in their 113-111 victory Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Feb. 20, 2013

 
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How imperturbable Daniel Murphy became an indispensable Met

For roughly as long as he's been a New York Met, Daniel (never Dan, or Danny) Murphy has seemed like a temporary Met.

Feb. 19, 2013

 
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Deron Williams can’t dunk, and that’s a problem

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.

Feb. 19, 2013

 
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How excited could the Mets be about Marlon Byrd?

Terry Collins can be forgiven for seeking any kind of shelter from the reality of the New York Mets outfield.

Feb. 18, 2013

 
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A 2013 All-Star announcement sets up a Knicks-Nets death battle over 2015

It was not the kind of All Star weekend that either the New York Knicks or the Brooklyn Nets had in mind.

Feb. 18, 2013