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Tim Dahlberg

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March To 3,000: Derek Jeter The Last Great Yankees Star To Celebrate

If you need another reason to get excited about Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit, remember the next Yankee to chase a record will be Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod is the anti-Jeter, a petulant player with tremendous skills who seems to play the game only for himself.

WFAN–07/07/2011

Tiki Barber took an NFL pounding in his prime. How will he hold up now? (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Can Tiki Barber’s Comeback Possibly End Well?

The warning for months from union officials to NFL players has been simple: Save your paychecks because the future is uncertain. Another warning should come with it, and be passed along to Tiki Barber: Remember that nothing lasts forever.

WFAN–03/10/2011

In this March 8, 1971, file photo, Joe Frazier hits Muhammad Ali with a left that floored him during the 15th round of their heavyweight title fight at New York's Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/File)

40 Years Later, Ali-Frazier Still An MSG Classic

It was 40 years ago today that Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier met at Madison Square Garden in a fight so big it was simply referred to as The Fight. They would go on to meet two more times, but nothing could match the stakes that March night at the Garden.

WFAN–03/08/2011

NFL Senior VP of Public Relations Greg Aiello briefs the media after a meeting with NFL owners at a hotel on March 2, 2011 in Chantilly, Virginia. The NFL owners are meeting in Chantilly to discuss negotiations with the players union about a collective bargaining agreement that expires March 3, at midnight. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Where’s The Sanity In NFL, Union Labor Talks?

Hard-liners on both sides — the NFL and players’ union — have taken negotiations to the brink, and there’s no indication that sanity will prevail before the current collective bargaining agreement expires and things really begin to get nasty.

WFAN–03/03/2011

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Werth Contract Startling – Even For Baseball

Even those who don’t follow baseball closely had to notice, if only because the figures were so startling. Jayson Werth is a decent enough outfielder, but giving him $126 million over seven years seems unfathomable.

WFAN–12/07/2010

DeMaurice Smith

NFL Players Waging Battle Against Lockout

There’s a widget you can add to your laptop if you really want to be bummed out. A countdown clock, courtesy of your favorite NFL players, to the time when football, as we know it, will surely end.

WFAN–10/21/2010

DeSean Jackson #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles is helped off the field after being laid out by Dunta Robinson #23 of the Atlanta Falcons during their game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 17, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Both players were injured on the play and had to be helped off the field. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

About Time: NFL Gets Tough With Head Hunters

Football can be a hurt business, but there was so much hurting going on in Week 6 of the NFL season that alarms went off at league headquarters.

WFAN–10/19/2010