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  • Barack Obama on David Letterman

     
    (AP Photo/CBS, Jeffrey R. Staab) by Frank James If Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama was worried about his declining poll ratings and the Sarah Palin phenomenon, you'd never know it from his appearance on CBS's Late Night with......
  • Gameday Live 160: Yankees vs. Red Sox

     
    Mike Gavin here for another night of Yankee baseball. Nothing captures the intensity of baseball's pennant races better than a late-September series between the Yankees and the Red Sox. Which is why tonight's game has such an unusual feel. The......
  • Colts fan from Queens stumbles into childhood heroes

     
    I had the privilege Wednesday night of watching ESPN's upcoming documentary on the 1958 NFL Championship Game at a Chelsea theater with Frank Gifford, Pat Summerall, Raymond Berry, Gino Marchetti, Lenny Moore, Jim Mutscheller, radio announcer Bob Wolff,...
  • George Steinbrenner recalls Murcer in Sporting News

     
    Hank Steinbrenner has been a Sporting News columnist for several months, but now his father has joined the family side business, contributing an article in the current edition that has a section recalling sports figures who died in 2008. Click......
  • Longoria, not the Babe, on MLB Network premiere

     
    I have discussed the MLB Network in general and the rerun of Don Larsen's perfect game both in the blog and in the newspaper in recent days. But I have much, much more to say! Click below . . .......
  • Baseball writers' annual dinner scheduled for Sunday

     
    Tickets still are available - at $225 per - for one of New York's most venerable mid-winter sports traditions, the BBWAA dinner Sunday at the New York Hilton. Lennon has the details here. One highlight: Bernie Williams performing "Take Me......
  • Chris Russo considered CNN's Joe Torre chat 'a disgrace'

     
    Chris Russo was unimpressed with how CNN and Larry King handled Joe Torre's first TV interview about the book "The Yankee Years." (Chris gets his crack at Torre at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday on Sirius XM.) Click below for my transcript......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Ed (The Glider) Charles writes a poem for Roy White

     
    Ed Charles, third baseman of the 1969 Mets, attended Tuesday's book signing / luncheon for his old pay Roy White at Gallagher's (see post below). He authored and read a poem about White, which I have transcribed and you......
  • More spring training memories

     
    The rich history of spring training in South Florida has been slowly wearing away during the past two decades as teams that once made Florida???s southeast coast their spring homes have moved elsewhere to fancy new venues. The news this......
  • Erasing Barry Bonds from baseball history

    'The Commissar Vanishes" is not your usual coffee-table book. Using photographs, it shows how Josef Stalin systematically erased memories of his chief political opponents from the history of the Russian revolution. In one photo, the dictator appears...
  • Jackie Robinson can't sub for Barry Bonds

    April 15, by decree of Major League Baseball, will be Jackie Robinson Day. On Sunday, a player on each big league team will be designated to wear Robinson's uniform number, 42. The Dodgers, Robinson's club in its Brooklyn incarnation, intend to go one...