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Yanks Could Be Game Changer for ESPN Radio

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

ESPN started a new era in New York radio when it moved to FM yesterday morning with their 98.7 debut. They also turned 1050 into a Spanish speaking equivalent and renamed it ESPN Deportes. There is also a new lineup on the station. I don’t know if it’s possible for Terry Collins or Joe Girardi to shakeup their lineup as […]

Have the Football Giants Overtaken the Yankees?

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Our good friend on Twitter @ElieIsElite relayed a comment made my Mike Lupica today on ESPN 1050: “There’s nothing bigger in this area than Giants football; not the Yankees, not the Mets, not the Jets, nothing! nothing! nothing!” I am not sure I agree with this statement. Right now, the Giants clearly have overtaken the Yankees for […]

Mets Future and SNY

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

On Sunday night, Howard Megdal of the Journal News joined me on my weekly radio show. During our discussion about the Mets ownership drama, I brought up the point that David Einhorn may be inclined to evaluate the Mets on SNY, especially considering he’s gone on record saying he has no interest in the network. […]

Reviving the Brooklyn Dodgers Through the NBA

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

The New Jersey Nets have petitioned the NBA League Office to change their name in preparation for their move to Brooklyn in two years. It made me wonder if they could honor the Brooklyn Dodgers by taking on the name of the former National League baseball club. There still is a great nostalgia and love […]

Who Will Be the Next Steinbrenner?

Friday, July 16th, 2010

As we look towards the future the question that I have is will there be another George Steinbrenner? There is no indication his sons will behave like the father in running the operation.  If there is another Steinbrenner in the making do any of the remaining local owners have what it takes? Who of Jeff […]

Interesting Tidbit on the Future of Steinbrenner Ownership

Monday, May 24th, 2010

My headline guest during my “Subway Series on WGBB” show was Daily News columnist Bill Madden author of “Steinbrenner: The Last Lion of Baseball.” We talked about all the obvious stuff during the segment: The wild stories of a young George Steinbrenner, the growth of the Yankees brand, and even how Brian Cashman gained autonomy […]