1. Pittsburgh Pirates and Loyal Fanbase Primed for Postseason in Steel City

    After the Pittsburgh Pirates ' 161st game of the regular season on Saturday in Cincinnati, Andrew McCutchen shared some interesting words...

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  2. Manning Brothers Depicted Through Lens of Their Father in 'Book of Manning'

    On Tuesday, ESPN Films' SEC Storied series kicked off its third season with The Book of Manning , an introspective and illuminating film on the most illustrious football family...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 12 months ago 1,356 reads 0 comments

  3. Former New York Mets Manager Bobby Valentine 'Points Fingers' on 9/11

    On Wednesday, Sept. 11, Bobby Valentine made comments on WFAN radio that took shots at the New York Yankees and crossed the line at precisely the wrong moment...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 881 reads 3 comments

  4. Giants CB Terrell Thomas Returns to Big Blue with Bigger Hopes

    Prior to the 2013 NFL season, New York Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas told CBSNewYork , " I’m pushing myself to say this is my last chance to prove a lot of people wrong and to get back on the field...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 752 reads 1 comments

  5. NBA 2013-14 Season: New SportVU System in Arenas to Improve Player Tracking

    On Thursday, the NBA announced the expansion of its partnership with STATS LLC, a tech company that produces a top-notch camera system capable of quantifying and recording unprecedented basketball data...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 674 reads 0 comments

  6. NFL, Goodell: Hitch a Ride If You Drink, but You Still Can't Smoke Marijuana

    The regular season of the NFL kicks off Thursday night in the Mile High City, as the Super Bowl-defending Baltimore Ravens visit the Denver Broncos . The game takes place in a state where it has recently become legal to smoke marijuana...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 2,417 reads 0 comments

  7. Yankees Rally in 8th Past White Sox, Girardi Wants Mo to Reconsider Retirement

    Eduardo Nunez' helmet comes flying off every time he runs the bases. Fortunately for the New York Yankees , he doesn't often lose his head...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 633 reads 2 comments

  8. Suns' Michael Beasley Released: Strange Saga Goes from Bad to Worse

    Michael Beasley was released by the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, according to NBA.com , a decision that only takes the forward's professional basketball life from bad to worse...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,295 reads 4 comments

  9. Yankees Rout White Sox Behind 8-Run Inning, David Huff's Strong Outing

    The New York Yankees washed the fledgling Chicago White Sox out of a rain-soaked Bronx on Labor Day, 9-1. After a one-hour, 53-minute delay at Yankee Stadium on Monday, the Bombers' flood gates opened in an eight-run, seven-hit fourth inning...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 720 reads 1 comments

  10. Tim Tebow Is in Football Purgatory and He Hasn't Really Sinned

    A common saying tells us, "If you love someone, let them go." According to NFL.com , the New England Patriots cut Tim Tebow from the 53-man roster on Saturday, choosing to carry only two quarterbacks for the 2013 season...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,900 reads 91 comments

  11. Lleyton Hewitt's 2013 US Open Might Be a Return to Tennis Glory

    "Come on!" You could hear the high-pitched scream from multiple boroughs away. It was the call of a seasoned warrior, the sound emanating from a 32-year-old, double-fist-pumping 5'11" Australian in a backwards cap in Queens on Friday night...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,798 reads 18 comments

  12. New York Yankees' Monument Park Still a Relic to Relish Among Change in Bronx

    Writer's note: As the New York Yankees had Thursday night off from their tumultuous and stressful 2013 Major League Baseball season, the players and the fans perhaps were granted a long-awaited moment to exhale; a moment to contemplate...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,342 reads 12 comments

  13. Jets' Undrafted WR Ryan Spadola Could Be NFL's, NY Football's Next Success Story

    If you believe in NFL success stories, you should pay attention to Ryan Spadola during the final New York Jets preseason game. He is a rookie wide receiver from Lehigh University who went undrafted but is making waves in camp...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,503 reads 25 comments

  14. James Harris: NFL's First Black Starting QB a Pioneer for RGIII, Wilson, Others

    James Harris became the first black man to start at quarterback in the NFL —and in all professional football—when he suited up for the Buffalo Bills in Week 1 of the 1969 season...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 15,333 reads 2 comments

  15. New York Yankees' Catcher Austin Romine Keeps It All in the MLB Family

    New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine has had a solid August at the plate, and a strong summer behind it. Though he is batting just .223 in 48 games (through Saturday), he is beginning to show defensive prowess and offensive promise...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 962 reads 0 comments

  16. Dodgers' Vin Scully Has Rare Place in History and Famously 'Perfect' Simplicity

    The Los Angeles Dodgers' 85-year-old Vin Scully is a golden voice among a sea of blue. He is much more than the team's talented play-by-play and color-commentating—and dual radio and television—spoken-word poet...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,743 reads 15 comments

  17. MLB's 'Dog Days of Summer,' a Player Named Chicken Wolf and Aug. 23 Obscurities

    The long summer months of Major League Baseball have perennially been referred to as "the dog days of summer...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 328 reads 0 comments

  18. Marty Glickman, Jesse Owens and a Forgotten Story of the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    On Monday, August 26th, at 9 p.m. ET, HBO will preview the documentary Glickman , concerning "one of the most revered sportscasters in history." A synopsis mentions that "Before Marv Albert and Bob Costas , there was Marty Glickman ...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 4,180 reads 4 comments

  19. Los Angeles Clippers' Matt Barnes, Snoop Dogg Host Charity Football Game

    Sunday, Los Angeles Clippers small forward and 10-year veteran Matt Barnes teamed up with West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg—or recently reincarnated Snoop Lion —to host the inaugural Athletes vs...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,509 reads 3 comments

  20. Should Miguel Tejada Suspension Mean More Education on Prescription Drug Abuse?

    Miguel Tejada received a 105-game suspension from Major League Baseball on Saturday for using Adderall, a penalty that could end the career of the Dominican journeyman and former ...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,403 reads 3 comments

  21. MLB Instant Replay in 2014: Removing Beauty by Perfecting America's Pastime?

    Major League Baseball has announced an expansion of its instant replay review for the start of the 2014 season, should it pass a 75 percent vote by owners this November. So should we all rejoice at the perfecting of America's Pastime? Not exactly...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 373 reads 4 comments

  22. New York Yankees' Legend Mariano Rivera Donates to Kids

    New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera , who announced his retirement prior to the start of the 2013 Major League Baseball season, is enjoying his unique six-month farewell tour of America's ballparks...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 1 year ago 1,043 reads 1 comments