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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......
  • Year-by-year inductees

    (BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
  • The Greatest Oriole

    The flag, which fluttered above left field at Memorial Stadium, was a study in simplicity - a surprisingly unobtrusive reminder of the day that Frank Robinson became the only player to hit a baseball completely out of the old ballpark. Maybe you have...