Howard Megdal

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.

Latest Articles:


1983 or 2010?

What history says about the future of the Mets

Nov. 5, 2014


Who are these Nets, and where is the old Prokhorov?

Questions all come back to money

Nov. 3, 2014


Wilpon responds to sexual discrimination suit

Answer cites current Mets employee

Oct. 31, 2014


Red Bulls win a big one, not a moment too soon

'You never want to think about the demons'

Oct. 31, 2014


Jackson’s Knicks not ready for showtime, but ready for change

The dawn of a new season for the Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, and the break it represented with the horrific failures of a season ago were impossible to miss, even if the results were unimpressive, a 104-80 loss to the Chicago Bulls.

Oct. 30, 2014


NYCFC has a Premier League problem

Major League Soccer, for some time now, has had a Premier League problem.

Oct. 27, 2014


Big East needs New York, and St. John’s

Conference now lacks signature team in key market

Oct. 24, 2014


Knicks go long, finally, on Iman Shumpert

Disdained in the Woodson era, hard-working Knick embraced by Fisher and Jackson

Oct. 23, 2014


Nets await payoff on Brook Lopez bet

When the Nets announced late Thursday night that Brook Lopez had suffered yet another foot injury, it seemed as if the team's 2014-15 strategy had faltered before the team had so much as played a regular season game.

Oct. 21, 2014


Premier League Live fails as soccer-watching grows

Fathom Events delivered the bad news about the ambitious attempt to screen a match in movie theaters

Oct. 20, 2014