The signing of Yoenis Cespedes, as detailed in this space, has given the Mets some breathing room regarding the enormous, now smaller gap between the revenue base they hold as a New York team that owns its own regional sports network and what they spend on payroll.
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.
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.
The rivalry between NYCFC and the New York Red Bulls was designed as a means of capturing the soccer-loving, if MLS-skeptical public.
A whole lot of theories about soccer in New York are going to get tested this weekend, when the New York Red Bulls face NYCFC for the first time Sunday night at 7 in Harrison, N.J.
Big team, small surroundings
Only if you haven't paid any attention to James Dolan could you have been surprised by Tuesday's otherwise inexplicable news that he'd hired Isiah Thomas as the new general manager (and part-owner!) of the New York Liberty, Dolan's WNBA franchise.
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It would be hard to have scripted a more perfect beginning to the season than the one enjoyed by the New York Mets.
The Post had a fascinating look at how the Yankees plan to try getting out of paying Alex Rodriguez the $6 million they agreed to pay him when he ties Willie Mays on the career home run list, with 660.
UNIONDALE—The aspirations of the New York Cosmos collided with the team's current circumstances again on Saturday night at the team's home opener.
Teams plays well before few fans
Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night had the feel of Saigon, circa 1975.