Just over three weeks until the regular season begins, the New York Mets finally have their pre and post-game radio host.
Bio: Howard Megdal is Writer At Large for Capital New York, and a contributing writer for Sports on Earth. His books include The Baseball Talmud, Taking the Field and Wilpon's Folly. Follow Howard on Twitter @HowardMegdal.
In the abstract, few free agents could help the Yankees as much as Mike Napoli.
As indelible a part of the story of Linsanity as Jeremy Lin's rise from the end of the bench, vanquishing of Kobe Bryant and the Lakers, and eventually, his fall and exile, is the first moment Lin struggled as a member of the New York Knicks.
If the New York Knicks ever falter in their so-far undefeated season, fans will have plenty of places to ponder what might have been.
This past weekend, the losers of the Dwight Howard sweepstakes battled to see which team had been hurt less by the year-long drama that ultimately sent the star center to Los Angeles.
Around 6 p.m. on Sunday night, Michael Salfino, a freelancer for the Wall Street Journal, SNY and Yahoo! Sports, tweeted the following:
The New York Yankees seemed to have their closer situation settled early this week, when Mariano Rivera told the team he intended to return in 2013. But it's not that simple.
The picture is more complicated than it was during the team's faux pursuit of Jose Reyes.
The few thousand fans who showed up at Red Bull Arena Thursday for the Eastern Conference semifinal match between the New York Red Bulls and D.C. United, without question, were extremely excited to be there. They had to be.
Wednesday night's game against the Miami Heat was probably a lost cause for the Brooklyn Nets before it started.