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Listen: Silva Talking Mets Credential Situation With Dino Costa

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

I called into the Dino Costa Show last night to discuss the situation about the Mets pulling Howard Megdal’s credential. Dino has done a great job expressing the same concerns I have about the lines being blurred between teams, leagues, and major media outlets. While working out in Denver, his credentials were pulled by the […]

Clubhouse Access Not Essential to Entertaining & Factual Reporting

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Yesterday, Howard Megdal revealed over at the Journal News that he will not be credentialed by the Mets for the 2012 baseball season. According to Megdal, Sean Mayer, the sports editor at the Journal News, received a call from Jay Horwitz, the Director of Media Relations for the Mets, telling him that while the Journal News can continue […]

Link: Sports Media 2012 Stock Up Stock Down

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

In case you missed it, in addition to the New York baseball “Stock Up Stock Down” going into 2012, I also completed a media version over at Sports Media Watchdog. CLICK HERE to read who I personally think you should be paying attention to in the sports media landscape. There are also blog mentions as […]

Listen: Jack McDowell on the Weekly Digest

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

Even the Labor Day holiday weekend won’t stop me from bringing you more New York baseball content. Joining me tonight will be former Cy Young Award winner Jack McDowell. Hear him talk about his venture into the world of music, the odd events that landed him in New York, the 1995 ALDS, and his infamous “flipper incident.” […]

Madoff Court Decision Nowhere to be Found on WFAN

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

I am sure the media has grown weary of the court hearings to determine how much the Wilpons owe as a result of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. The case is obviously not sports related and takes a great deal of research to understand. For a much as I rail against media members who fail […]

Listen: Taking the Field at 6pm

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

I talk about why Joe Girardi has the toughest managerial job in New York Sports history, How the Dodgers insolvency can help the Yanks, and more Jose Reyes trade rumors. Howard Megdal discusses the upcoming release of his book “Taking the Field. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN LIVE DOWNLOAD THE MP3

Howard Megdal Joins The Journal News Mets Blog

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

I wanted to let everyone know that our good friend, and NYBD contributor, Howard Megdal will be running the Mets Blog over at the Journal News. Howard will still be doing his work at the Perpetual Post, ESPN, MLB Trade Rumors, and Capital New York. He will also be contributing here at NYBD as well. […]

Keep Your Eye On The Ball

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Some people may be tired of the reporting and discussion of Mets ownership and Bernie Madoff, and that is understandable. The group identifying itself as Mets fans is made up of people who care about baseball, and not necessarily finance. But make no mistake: the resolution of Irving Picard’s suit against Fred Wilpon is not […]

Watch: Megdal for GM Attack Ad

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Like any spirited campaign there are always detractors. Despite Howard racking up as high as 88% approval in recent primaries there are some that want to defend the current regime. Take a look at the video courtesy of The Apple Mets and see for yourself. Of course, check out more about the campaign at Megdal […]

Watch: Megdal on SNY’s The Baseball Show

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Thought I would pass along an appearance by our very own Howard Megdal with Matt Cerrone of Metsblog on SNY’s “The Baseball Show.”