Perhaps inspired by Hofstra's night in the national spotlight Tuesday, I finally got around to checking out Chris Vaccaro's "Hofstra Athletics," which came out last year.
I don't want to mislead alumni of Stony Brook or Cornell or Boise State or Scottsdale Community College. This book is strictly for Hofstra alums and fans.
But it provides a nice, pictorial stroll down memory... » more
YES play-by-play man Michael Kay's contract is up, so after a couple of seemingly cryptic Twitter posts about his future after the Yankees' regular-season finale, viewers wondered whether he might be on his way out.
Not so, he said before Game 3 of the ALDS Wednesday.
Kay said he merely had been thinking of a phone conversation with Knicks announcer and fellow Fordham alum Mike Breen... » more
So Thursday morning Madison Square Garden plans to unveil its "Garden 366," at a gala event at Madison Square Park, original site of the building. (Hence the name. Hello!)
The idea is to highlight one notable event for each day of the calendar year in Garden history - from no brainers such as May 8, 1970, March 8, 1971 and June 14, 1994, to far more esoteric choices.
Garden... » more
Next up in ESPN's consistently compelling "30 for 30" documentary series: "9.79*," which premieres at 8 p.m. Tuesday. In it Daniel Gordon looks back at the men's 100-meter final at the Seoul Games of 1988, and the subsequent stripping of Ben Johnson's gold medal and world record. The film includes interviews with Johnson, Carl Lewis and their fellow finalists that year. Stick... » more
Ever wonder why the Giants' colors are blue, red and white?
Well, this video from the NFL doesn't entirely answer that question, but it does give you a look into the evolution of the team's uniforms from the 1930s through 2012.
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John Andariese, who first served as a radio analyst for the Knicks in 1972, announced Friday he would leave their radio team.
He will be succeeded by Brendan Brown, who worked a limited number of games last season. His father, Hubie, is a former Knicks coach.
Andariese served as MSG’s Knicks television analyst from 1986-87 to 1997-98. He cited a desire to spend more time with his family,... » more