Sports columnist Harvey Araton packed his pens and notebooks and moved from the sports desk to a features desk, a once proud species ambled closer to extinction.
Two years ago, The Times had five sports columnists. With Mr. Araton gone, there are two. One of them is 70.
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After 15 years on the sports desk at The Times, and some four decades of sports writing, columnist Harvey Araton is switching beats.
Starting today, Mr. Araton will join a newly created group of Times feature writers. Mr. Araton will be writing features for the Sunday real estate section, Sunday Styles, Real Estate, Sunday Business Read More
After a trip to Tiananmen Square, Times columnist Harvey Araton wrote about the media policy for reporters covering the Knicks that the Observer chronicled back in November (quick refresher: reporters were restricted from speaking to a player or an MSG employee without a P.R. person present with a BlackBerry in hand to take notes).
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The cry rang from hill to dell-or at least from West 43rd Street to Augusta, Ga.-protesting New York Times executive editor Howell Raines’ decision to kill columns by two of his most prominent columnists, Dave Anderson and Harvey Araton, who weighed in-or tried to-on the right of women golfers to play at the Augusta National Read More
The millionaires of summer are back, as you couldn’t have failed to notice. And with the commencement of a baseball season that, we are promised, will not be cut short by a lockout, the poets of the press box have revisited their epic themes of hope and renewal and purity and blah-blah-blah.
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