Daily News: These days, a lot of time is spent trying to figure out how to “save” newspapers; can something that prints at a printer and then is delivered to a newsstand hours after the thing is “closed,” to be purchased for money, really be relevant in the 24-hour instant-news cycle? Or something like that. Read More
New York Post: It’s happened before: Vanity Fair breaks some news, and the New York Post floods the non-Vanity Fair demographic with all the goods. This morning it’s accused Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff’s secretary sounding off on what the guy was like before he got all lethargic and doughy. That apparently happened when the F.B.I. and Read More
Jacoby Ellsbury’s steal of home in Sunday night’s game – with New York third baseman Cody Ransom standing so far away from Ellsbury that he couldn’t have identified him in a police lineup — didn’t end the season for the New York Yankees, but if things continue like this for much longer, Yankee Read More
Daily News: We’ve been counseling the Daily News not to fear overdoing the Craigslist Killer piece this week, but we fear the paper has proven us wrong. Today’s front page promises “EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS” and offers one of them: the accused murderer caught in a candid in a sort of party fist-pump in front of some Read More
As the Yankees head into their final meeting of the year with the Red Sox, looking up at them like at a distant star, one has to wonder what all this means to them. If we are to believe what the commentators say, every Red Sox game is special, and despite the standings, the Yankees Read More
From the early moments of what ended up as the longest All Star Game in baseball history, it appeared that a member of the New York Yankees would play the hero in the festivities at Yankee Stadium Tuesday night. As it turned out, the hero would end up a member of the Boston Red Sox—J.D. Read More
BOSTON – Barack Obama reveled in his apparent Iowa momentum on Sunday night, even after moving on from the Hawkeye State to a low-cost fundraiser in Boston’s Park Plaza Castle.
“I just got back from Iowa, where it appears we’re doing pretty good,” he told a cheering crowd estimated by his campaign to number 2,100. Read More
How big a mistake was it for Rudy Giuliani to pander to New Hampshire voters last month by telling them he was pulling for the Red Sox in the World Series?
Big enough that his status among the G.O.P. candidates as The Big Baseball Fan may have been usurped last night by Mitt Romney, a Read More
Part One of the Alex Rodriguez drama ended Sunday night, when agent Scott Boras told the Associated Press that the Yankees third baseman would be opting out of his contract, making the likely American League MVP a free agent.
Now it is up to the Yankees, who vowed not to negotiate with Rodriguez should he Read More
Micah Kellner, a Democratic Assemblyman from Manhattan and a Mets fan, takes a whack at Rudy Giuliani for supporting the Red Sox.
"This is the biggest flip-flop ever for him," Kellner says. Read More