The rain stopped. The tarp was removed. Fans walked through the Bethpage Ballpark turnstiles, gleefully accepting the Wally Backman bobbleheads being offered. The longtime Mets second baseman would manage his first home game with the Long Island Ducks — an uncertainty even after Backman signed a three-year deal to return to New York. While attending
The Columbus Blue Jackets exited the Stanley Cup playoffs in the second round but general manager Jarmo Kekalainen's decisions were still the right ones and the playoff experience should pay off down the road.
"Retirement is nice, but getting a little busy too," the former Rangers third baseman said at SMU Wednesday.
The 2019 Mets are more about the culture of Wilpon ownership and a roster forged by Brodie Van Wagenen — first as an agent, now as the general manager — than the managing of Mickey Callaway. But the terms of engagement for this team have been understood for months. Neither the old owners nor the
The 1969 Mets have representation in the Hall of Fame. But is it enough? Well, their most valuable player, Tom Seaver, has a plaque there. That’s a pretty good start. Nolan Ryan, a swingman who pitched in 25 games and two more in the postseason, is honored, although it’s really for what he did after
In what seemed improbable at the start of the week, the manager most at risk of losing his job at Citi Field might not be Mickey Callaway after all. Nationals manager Dave Martinez has been feeling the heat of late, and it seemed to boil over on Thursday afternoon. Martinez was tossed in the eighth
NEW YORK — Washington manager Dave Martinez was ejected in the eighth inning of a 6-4 loss on Thursday to the New York Mets and didn't leave until making quite a scene. Plate umpire Bruce Dreckman rang up Washington's Howie Kendrick for a strikeout as he tried to check his
Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and general manager Brodie Van Wagenen met with manager Mickey Callaway to determine what's gone wrong with the Mets -- the Mets built by Wilpon and Van Wagenen.
The National League East is full of managers walking on thin ice
It’s the first Monday of May which means one of the most important and interesting red carpet events is upon us. The Met Gala has become so popular that the red carpet is now covered by the likes of E!’s Live From the Red Carpet and countless outlets via streaming and up to date social media coverage. The Met Gala is the annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. This year’s theme is sure to bring insanely ornate and unique...
The Mets front office issued a vote of confidence for their embattled manager on Monday
We have that and more in Saturday’s NBA newsletter. Evidence that the Milwaukee Bucks are not just a very good team but in fact are a great team just coming into its powers is piling up. Milwaukee smoked the Toronto Raptors on Friday to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. The Bucks never trailed in the game and led by as many as 28. The Raptors were never closer than 13 in the second half.