Yankees, Mets still have plenty of good seats available
Last week, Kelly Clarkson fans lined up to take shots at me for questioning why the talented Texan was chosen for the honor of singing the national anthem for the first game in the new ballpark in the Bronx rather than, say, a talented New Yorker.
But after I solicited further opinions in the Sunday paper, I got a number of emails supporting my position and suggesting New York-based alternatives, including several votes each for John Amirante and Tony Bennett.
I still think Phil Linz playing the harmonica would have been cool, but that's my twisted sense of humor.
Time to move on to more relevant issues, such as ticket prices and sales.
Wally Matthews weighs in here on what is going to be the most interesting ongoing New York sports business story of the spring and summer.
Have you looked on StubHub lately? Plenty of good Yankees and Mets tickets available near or under face value. Shocking, but fascinating.
It's long past time for sports fans to say they're mad as heck and they're not going to take it anymore. But will this budding movement spread and sustain itself?
Way too soon to tell.