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Jackie Robinson

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  • Citi opens; Live Chat at noon

     
    Citi Field opened its doors yesterday and it's almost impossible to find a negative review anywhere this morning. That's tough to do in a city full of cynics like New York, so I'm guessing the Mets did a pretty......
  • Gameday Live 9: Yankees at Rays

     
    How goes it, folks? Stephen Haynes here. Yep, Stephen??? from the Jets Blog, Young Stevie from the Knicks Blog a.k.a. ThatGuyICouldn???tStandOnThemOtherBlogs. Back one mo??? again to yak with you. If you???re new to the Newsday live blog thing, what we......
  • GAMEDAY LIVE 10: Brewers at Mets

     
    Hey Mets fans! Beautiful day for baseball tonight, where there will be much ado about the return of former Mets skipper Willie Randolph, who now serves as the bench coach for Milwaukee. A bunch of us met with Randolph before......
  • David Wright's special cleat for Jackie Robinson tribute

     
    David Wright is one of a number of top players around the league tonight who will a specially designed shoe to commemorate Jackie Robinson Day. Here's the rundown from Nike. As part of Major League Baseball???s annual ???Jackie Robinson......
  • Islanders owner Charles Wang calls Coliseum 'dump'

     
    Charles Wang to WFAN regarding the trials and tribulations of owning the Isles: "If I had to do it again, I wouldn't do it." Not surprising, since he said the team is losing $25 to $30 million a year. He......
  • Sotomayor: 'Piece of cake,' she's told

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama already knew one of the finalists for the Supreme Court whom he was considering: federal Judge Diane Wood of Chicago, a fellow teacher of constitutional law at the University of Chicago. But the president......
  • Colin Powell: Racial profiling, anger, cool

     
    by Mark Silva Retired Army Gen. Colin Powell, who also once served as the chief diplomat for the United States, says Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. could have averted the famed confrontation with the Cambridge, Mass., Police Department at......
  • Ken Williams speaks from heart about Jackie Robinson West

    Ken Williams speaks from heart about Jackie Robinson West
    When White Sox Executive Vice President Kenny Williams took the stage Wednesday at Millennium Park to address the Jackie Robinson West Little League national champions and a crowd of 10,000, he confessed it was only his second speech in the last 15 years....
  • Best lesson JRW and LLWS could teach MLB

    Best lesson JRW and LLWS could teach MLB
    You know why the Little League World Series was such a blast to watch? Sure, there’s the obvious Chicagoistic reason that paraded through the streets Wednesday: Jackie Robinson West was the first baseball team in decades that delivered memories...
  • History lessons from Pam Bondi

    True story: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi told a gathering of Palm Beach County Republicans that she is just doing her job by leading the fight against same-sex marriage. "I will continue to do that, and if anybody wants me to moderate my message or...
  • Black Males Must Aim For Academic Top

    "As anyone who has watched the better colored teams will tell you — a good many Afro-Americans belong, on their merits." John Lardner in the Hartford Courant, Nov. 11, 1938. With opening day of the 2013 baseball season just days away, a 75-...