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Jackie Robinson

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  • 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......
  • Marlins donate $155,000 to charities; Guillen's docked pay will go to Cuban rights groups

     
    The $155,000 in donations the Marlins presented to three charities at Marlins Park last weekend well before manager Ozzie Guillen???s infamous ???I love Castro??? remark upset many of their new neighbors. With their move to Miami, the Marlins have been......
  • Dodgers-Angels World Series would be a downright neighborly first

    Dodgers-Angels World Series would be a downright neighborly first
    The imaginary Freeway begins north of Dodger Stadium, in Pasadena, in the grassy knolls and cluttered corners around Pepper Street where Jackie Robinson learned to play a game he would forever change. The Freeway, with a Hall of Fame legacy, travels...
  • Jim Parker was the lineman next door

    JIM PARKER was one of our great storytellers. Some of the stories were true, and some were embellished for comic effect. Buddy Young used to say, "Parker'll call you up at 2 in the morning, just to make up a story." But here's one that's true: Parker, the...
  • Paul Greenberg: One picture said it all

    It takes strength, patience, endurance, maybe a whole day or even more than one, to clear out a house. To be more specific, a house where someone you know has died. Someone close to you. An aged friend or relative, say, or even a father or mother after...
  • Jackie Robinson West coming home a winner

    Jackie Robinson West coming home a winner
    When the late-inning rally you knew the Jackie Robinson West players had in them fell just short Sunday in an 8-4 defeat to South Korea in the Little League World Series final, everybody at the watch party on the Far South Side immediately rose to their...