MLS and NASL stay true to character
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.
The Brooklyn Nets' 88-85 win over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden was a meaningful one, for all the obvious reasons.
The New York Red Bulls, historically, have suffered from an inability to hold onto young talent.
By the time Iman Shumpert took the floor for the New York Knicks on Thursday (in London), his team had come to miss him, badly.
It is hardly news anymore when a caller on the air at WFAN expresses disappointment over the state of the New York Mets.
The Brooklyn Nets, until Wednesday night, hadn't lost since 2013 began.
For the better part of a calendar year now, Scott Hairston has perfectly encapsulated the limitations of the New York Mets.
Ever since Seamus O'Brien's group, Sela Sport, purchased the New York Cosmos, the legendary soccer team and Major League Soccer, the top-flight soccer league, have appeared to be on separate but parallel tracks.
The Brooklyn Nets followed a familiar path to victory, their seventh straight, in Tuesday night's 113-106 win over the Toronto Raptors at the Barclays Center.
Following their 68-51 loss to Georgetown on Saturday, St. John's coach Steve Lavin described his young team as a "roller coaser ride."
Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden, the Red Storm proved his point, playing a strong game throughout a 67-63 victory over Notre Dame, a team ranked 20th in the latest ESPN poll.