Howard Megdal

Sports biz report: New York is a Mets town again:

The Yankees aren't the hottest ticket in town

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.

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Capital Sports-Biz Report: Yankees winning despite themselves; Women’s World Cup begins

The New York Yankees entered the 2015 season with few improvements over a 2014 team that won just 84 games. 

Jun. 5, 2015

 
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Blatter resigns, and a ‘race to flip’ begins

FIFA president announces he'll step down as soon as a new election can be held

Jun. 2, 2015

 
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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.

May. 29, 2015

 
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For Mets writers, grim acceptance of a cheap team

Straitened ownership now a fact of life

May. 29, 2015

 
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Amid FIFA fallout, U.S. women’s team hopes for a bright summer

Though it may not have seemed like it on Wednesday, with the soccer world (and much of the rest of it) focused on the 47-count indictment against top FIFA and international soccer figures, this summer will serve as the most significant platform women's soccer has ever experienced here in the United States.

May. 28, 2015

 
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‘The beginning’: In Brooklyn, prosecutors detail the case against FIFA

'FIFA has a lot of soul-searching to do'

May. 27, 2015

 
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Sports Biz: Miami as new front in soccer war; Knicks lose at ping pong

MLS and NASL stay true to character

May. 22, 2015

 
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Knicks miss out on Towns and Okafor, despite all the losing

The New York Knicks entered Tuesday night's draft lottery in pretty good shape

May. 20, 2015

 
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Capital Sports Biz: Knicks learn their fate; soccer rivalry begins

The week ahead promises an answer to something enormous, something the New York Knicks themselves likely don't yet know: the future direction of the team.

May. 15, 2015

 
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The night the New York soccer rivalry began

The rivalry between NYCFC and the New York Red Bulls was designed as a means of capturing the soccer-loving, if MLS-skeptical public.

 

May. 11, 2015