It’s been 57 years since “Damn Yankees’’ opened on Broadway, and nothing in the ensuing decades has lessened the Bronx Bombers’ dramatic possibilities, on and off the field.
Hence we should not be surprised by the news Thursday that the producers of “Lombardi” and “Magic/Bird” are planning another sports-themed show, this time built around you-know-who.
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The newly relevant Brooklyn Nets were an easy choice for the current edition of NBA TV’s “The Association,’’ a reality show that follows a team for a full season and whose fourth episode debuts at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
But thanks to an unwelcome cast member named Sandy, the show got a bit more real than planned. The episode that appeared Nov. 2 was supposed to end with the buildup to the previous... » more
John Mara Jr. is active on Twitter, which at times causes some confusion when tweeps mistake his name with that of his father, the Giants' president and an influential member of the NFL's community of team owners.
"He's on Twitter all the time,'' the elder Mara said. "People will tweet him stuff, like most recently, 'Would you please get the officials' lockout solved?'
"So... » more
A number of athletes and former athletes took to Twitter to encourage Americans to vote in Tuesday's presidential election. Here's what they had to say:
CC Sabathia @CC_Sabathia #Obama2012 #FORWARD
Greg Jennings @GregJennings It is a great day to #begreat and go vote! No matter where you live or what you believe let your voice be heard today!! #election2012
Shane Victorino @ShaneVictorino... » more
ESPN has added Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons to its NBA studio show this season, its latest attempt to replicate the chemistry that has made TNT’s version a huge, long-running hit.
The Bristol Stompers’ newcomers are not shy about the task ahead of them.
“Looking forward to the opportunity to compete with the best,’’ Rose said. “It is no different than us discussing what is going to happen... » more
UPDATE TO ITEM BELOW: NEVER MIND!
Much of the nation’s attention has been riveted on the New York area for the better part of a week, and thanks to a coincidental bit of television programming that will continue into Sunday morning in a different form.
For the first time since 1993, the New York City Marathon will be televised nationally, shining a new spotlight on the city and its controversial... » more