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.
There will be no Read More
We’re in the last days of March, which means Spring Training, those magical six weeks of believing in the perfectibility of mankind (or at least of baseball players), is about to come to an end.
The Spring Training Story, which I’ve been reading for years, is in some ways the token of the season’s Read More
“One always wants to be read by as many people as possible,” Lee Siegel said.
Mr. Siegel was on the phone-after a bit of coaxing-to discuss his new job as book critic for The Nation. He has signed on to write 10 pieces for the stalwart liberal weekly in 2005, at some 2,500 to 4,000 Read More