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.
During the four-game losing streak of the New York Knicks, it sometimes felt as if the team might never win another game.
It is hard to think of an injury better designed to illustrate exactly how the New York Yankees plan to approach the immediate future than the one that felled Curtis Granderson Sunday in Tampa.
This will not be the case with Georgetown and Syracuse, who will take the floor Saturday afternoon before what might be the largest crowd in college basketball history. If this rivalry is going out of fans' lives, it will be with a bang.
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.