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Mike Piazza (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Piazza On Steroid Use: ‘I Don’t Understand What Part Of No People Don’t Understand’

“My denials in the book have been documented all the way back, I believe, to 1997,” Piazza said. “I just don’t understand what part of ‘no’ people don’t understand.”

02/14/2013

Nick Johnson (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Former Yankee Nick Johnson Retires, Ends Career Too Soon

Former Yankee Nick Johnson has decided to retire, plagued by a wrist injury that required multiple surgeries over the last few years. Often injured, Johnson spent parts of 10 seasons in the majors but played in only 832 games.

01/28/2013

Banner Day at Citi Field (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Fans Given Opportunity To Vote For Date Of Banner Day At Citi Field

A Mets tradition, Banner Day includes a parade in which fans can show off 22″ by 28″ banners that express their love for their favorite team. But when will it take place in 2013? That’s up in the air at the moment, and it’s up to the fans to decide.

01/22/2013

The Mets celebrate after winning Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. (Credit: Mandatory Credit: Allsport/ALLSPORT)

Coutinho: Has It Really Been 26 Years Since Game 6?

It’s hard to believe that it has been over a quarter of a century since the 1986 Mets captured an entire city with a World Championship, but I was thinking a lot about that season this week.

10/26/2012

LaMarr Woodley #56 of the Pittsburgh Steelers applies pressure to Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Keidel: Want That Lombardi Trophy, Jets Fans? Sanchez Must Be The ‘Sanchize’

Mark Sanchez has many years left in the league, but he has this year to prove that his first two years were more representative than the last two. Another 8-8 season could cement his fate as a second or third-tier quarterback.

09/18/2012

Bobby Valentine (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Coutinho: Firing Bobby V Would Be A Massive Mistake For The Red Sox

I have spent much of my baseball life around Bobby Valentine. He is as good a baseball man as I’ve ever known, and I think he is the man who could lead the Boston Red Sox out of the wilderness.

09/12/2012

Chipper Jones of the Atlanta Braves acknowledges the crowd at Citi Field on September 9, 2012. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Coleman: Hats Off To Chipper Jones

Chipper Jones personified what sports and competition are all about.

09/10/2012

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Schwei: Mets Return Home This Week To Face Chipper Jones One Last Time

After the Mets complete their road trip in St. Louis, they return home to host the Atlanta Braves this weekend in what will be the final visit to Flushing for future Hall-of-Famer Chipper Jones.

09/04/2012

Shea Stadium is shown during the Opening Day game between the New York Mets and Washington Nationals at Shea Stadium on April 3, 2006 in Flushing. The Mets won 3-2. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallet: Amid Another Lost Mets Season, A Look Back To Happier Times — Opening Day 2006

In light of Monday’s brutal loss, I couldn’t help but think back to the good old days — when the organization had a plethora of talent and the sky seemed to be the limit. It wasn’t 25 years ago, although it feels like it might as well have been.

09/04/2012

Bobby Valentine (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images) and Charlie Manuel (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets, Yankees Fans Can Rejoice In The Fates Of Their Archrivals

Even if neither New York team reaches its goals, their fans can rejoice in the fates of their foes: archrivals Boston and Philadelphia, who are a combined 30 games out of first place.

08/29/2012

Francisco Cervelli #29 of the New York Yankees is late with the tag on David Wright #5 of the New York Mets who scored in the first inning on June 18, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Coutinho: What Is The Most Memorable Subway Series Game?

As we head into Round 2 of the 2012 Subway Series, I am often asked what is the best game in this series I have ever seen since I have been at all of these encounters.

06/21/2012

Citi Field (credit: CBS 2)

MLB To Reportedly Announce Citi Field As Host Of 2013 All-Star Game On Wednesday

It appears that the Mets and Citi Field will finally have their turn…officially. Major League Baseball will announce that the Mets will host the 2013 All-Star Game on Wednesday at a City Hall news conference, according to reports.

05/15/2012

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Coutinho: Remembering Gil Hodges 40 Years Later

Even though it was 40 years ago today, I can remember it like it was yesterday — my father coming into my room to give me the first dose of reality in my childhood life — Gil Hodges, the man who managed my team to a World Championship, had passed away.

04/02/2012

Chipper Jones of the Atlanta Braves. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

‘Mets Killer’ Jones To Retire At Season’s End

Long-time foe of the Mets, Chipper Jones is set to retire at the end of the 2012 season.

WFAN–03/22/2012

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Coutinho: Moving In Fences At Citi Field Is The Wright Thing To Do

Remember the old adage, “good pitching stops good hitting,” is not “good pitching stops good hitting only in big ballparks.”

WFAN–10/25/2011

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