The saga of 26 West 76th Street is finally over! On Tuesday afternoon, the seven-story townhouse (including the basement playroom and rooftop glass-enclosed solarium) went to contract to a mystery buyer at the current listing price of $19.5 million.
Bigwig Bond Street developer Adam Gordon enlisted his trusted Sancho Panza architect ally, Steven Harris, to Read More
The Yankees won after a big ninth inning and everyone’s writing about the “quirky” Johnny Damon play in which he stole two bases on one pitch. In the Post, Kevin Kernan says it puts Damon’s whole career into perspective, and Kernan backhands a rather high compliment.
Damon doesn’t throw well, his Read More
The Yankees finally closed out the Angels last night, so a lot of this morning’s stories lead with the champagne-soaked locker room. It’s the first time the Yankees have made the World Series in a while, and everyone seems to be missing George Steinbrenner, because all the papers give us a report on Hal Steinbrenner, Read More
Sure is nice that Reggie Jackson is around the clubhouse on days like yesterday.
Your local sportswriters have to file something Yankees related, and without a game to dissect, it helps if someone else can heap a little praise for them. So the Post leads one story with Reggie christening Mariano Rivera “Mr. Read More
It’s the morning, after another big Yankees win, and Mike Lupica is going rogue on us.
The Post and the Times both celebrate—jointly and equally—the heroics of Alex Rodriguez and C.C. Sabathia.”The Yankees are nine innings away from another World Series appearance, thanks to two guys who have never been there,” the Post tells us, and Read More
No one is very happy with Joe Girardi this morning, after his eighth pitching change backfired in the eleventh inning last night. In the Post, Mike Vaccaro brings in almost as many metaphors as Girardi had pitchers: the Yankees’ manager is a kid opening Christmas presents, then he’s a Little League manager, then Read More
The Jets seem to come in for the worst of it on the morning after they and the Giants both lost in humbling fashion.
“Frauds.” That’s Mark Cannizzarro’s lead paragraph in the Post. And it’s hard to argue–what with all the bluster after their 3-0 start, which is now officially forgotten after a Read More
All that drama on the field this weekend doesn’t make for much drama in this morning’s papers. The Yankees finished their sweep of the Twins with two rousing victories, so there’s lots of lavish praise.
The Alex Rodriguez stories are obligatory. After years of failing to live up to expectations down the stretch, he carried Read More
Every now and then, there is a moment in a baseball game when there is such a display of incompetence from one player, say—a pitcher walks a guy, beans the next guy, throws a couple of wild pitches, lets one loose behind batter, maybe beans another guy—and then he finally, finally gets it together and, Read More
After last night’s 12-inning, extra-season game wrapped up the regular season and settled the last playoff spot–and also reminded Mike Lupica why he watches baseball–the playoffs officially start tonight for the Yankees. Having missed the playoffs last year, expectations are tempered. ““Par here is making it to the World Series,” Reggie Jackson Read More