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.
The New York Yankees entered the 2015 season with few improvements over a 2014 team that won just 84 games.
FIFA president announces he'll step down as soon as a new election can be held
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.
Straitened ownership now a fact of life
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.
'FIFA has a lot of soul-searching to do'
MLS and NASL stay true to character
The New York Knicks entered Tuesday night's draft lottery in pretty good shape
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.