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  • Debbie Ryan, Jess Kersey and former Daily Press reporter Al Pearce among the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2012

    The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame released Monday its Class of 2012 inductees, which include Newport News native Jess Kersey, former Virginia women's basketball coach Debbie Ryan, former MLB relief pitcher Billy Wagner and former Daily Press reporter Al...
  • Former Daily Press NASCAR reporter Al Pearce named to Va. Sports Hall of Fame, honored by G.A.

    RICHMOND — Former Daily Press sports reporter Al Pearce was honored by the House of Delegates and the Senate Monday for being named to the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Pearce, who covered NASCAR for the Daily Press from 1969 until he...
  • Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2012 includes two with ties to southwest Virginia

    Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2012 includes two with ties to southwest Virginia
    The latest inductees of the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame include two professional athletes with ties to southwest Virginia.  They were recognized Monday afternoon at the State Capitol in Richmond. Antonio Freeman played football for Virginia Tech...
  • Dave Smith dies at 53; the All-Star closer holds Houston Astros record

    Dave Smith All-Star closer holds Astros pitching mark Dave Smith, 53, a former All-Star closer who holds the Houston Astros record for games pitched, died Wednesday in San Diego of an apparent heart attack. Smith was an All-Star with Houston in 1986...
  • Gameday Live 40: Yankees at Rays

     
    Hey Yankee fans! After Monday???s 7-1 loss to Tampa Bay (22-16), Chien-Ming Wang will try to get the Yankees (19-20) back on track by snapping the Rays franchise-record 10-game home winning streak. The 28-year-old right-hander is 6-1 on the season......
  • A Rumble in the Bronx

     
    How's this for timing? The Mets, in the midst of what already seems like their 10th crisis this season, must now deal with the Subway Series, a media-fueled spectacle that is the last thing they need at the moment. Before......
  • Media matters are not irrelevant in this town . . . sorry

     
    Every time I write about media relations - most recently Joe Girardi's - and try to make the point that in this market such things do impact teams in various ways, I get many nasty comments and e-mails. The gist......
  • So what's wrong with Heilman?

     
    Good question. I'm all out of explanations, and so are the Mets, who have done pretty much everything short of sending him down to Triple-A New Orleans. He's already been stripped of his set-up job, and for a guy every......
  • Wagner calls out teammates (again) on ESPN 1050

     
    And for good reason. Billy Wagner, easily the most accessible player on the Mets, was not happy to be fielding most of the questions after today's 1-0 loss to the Nationals. The main reason? He didn't play in the game.......
  • WatchDog joins Mets voices in boomer nostalgia-fest

     
    Here is a story based on my afternoon in the upper deck at Shea with Gary Cohen and his SNY pals. It was a pleasant experience on a lovely day. The timing for such a warm-hearted piece would have been......
  • So when's the team meeting in Atlanta?

     
    That's the first thing I jokingly asked David Wright after last night's 11-2 crushing of the Yankees. He laughed. Even Wright, who said on Friday that he's not big fan of team meetings, can't deny that the group therapy the......