6 Sports Statues We'd Like To See In NYCSports statues are fairly scarce in the New York City area. Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese, Casey Stengel, Roberto Clemente, Martin Brodeur and Arthur Ashe are among the few to have their likenesses chiseled.
New York Sports Stars Who Retired EarlyFerguson follows in the footsteps of these star athletes who played in New York and retired when they were 32 or younger.
By The Numbers: A Closer Look Into The Man With The Golden ArmIn his 12-season career with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers from 1955 to 1966, Sandy Koufax made a name for himself as one of the best in the business.
Silverman: Think U.S. Presidents And Major Sporting Events Don't Mix? Think AgainElection Day is not usually about sports, but it’s time to credit our past presidents for the biggest sports events that occurred during their times in office.
Santana Throws Masterpiece, Mets Blank Dodgers 5-0The Mets extended their winning streak to four behind Johan Santana's brilliant eight innings of shutout ball. They defeated the Dodgers 5-0 on Saturday.
Mets Owners, Madoff Trustee Settle Case For $162 MillionA last-minute deal ended a lawsuit that could have cost ownership control of the Mets. It was a $162 million settlement over claims the owners wrongly profited from the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.
Sandy Koufax On Bernard Madoff - Mets Trial Witness ListHall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax is among witnesses scheduled to testify at a trial next week to determine if the New York Mets' owners must give up millions of dollars they received from jailed financier Bernard Madoff.
Coleman: Fireballer Matt Harvey Stealing The Show At Mets CampMatt Harvey stole the show once again on Friday. The young pitcher, whom Sandy Koufax was looking to meet at Mets camp the other day, retired all six Atlanta batters he faced.
By The Numbers: Juan Marichal - The Dominican DandyJuan Marichal, also known as the Dominican Dandy, was tremendous pitcher of the 1960’s and 1970’s. Sadly, we don’t hear much about him..
By The Numbers: The Best I Ever Saw ... How About You?But are the “Champions” necessarily the best team? I still have nightmares about Pittsburgh’s Bill Mazeroski hitting that home run off Ralph Terry in Game Seven of the 1960 World Series. The Yankees were better, but the Pirates were the champs!
Library Of Congress Gets NY Man's Yankees, Mets Recording TroveThe Library of Congress has obtained about 10,000 complete radio broadcasts of baseball games involving the Dodgers, Yankees, Giants and Mets recorded over more than 20 years by an upstate New York man.
Capuano Showing Progress Under KoufaxChris Capuano is showing that he's a quick study under the tutelage of Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax. In his spring training debut, the newly acquired left-hander worked three innings and gave up one run on three hits Sunday.
Coleman's Corner: Beltran's PositionOne day after the possible new Mets center fielder rolled into camp, Carlos Beltran came to town to report for work.
By The Numbers: Rare Magic Numbers And The Hall Of FameShould a ballplayer be automatically given a plaque because he attains certain milestones, and if a player doesn’t reach them, should he only be allowed to enter the Hall of Fame as a visitor?