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Gallo Goes There: Don’t Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be Great

Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.


New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.



TTYM: Bad Luck Bowler, Bubba Watson’s Major Trick And Ibanez Rivals Jepsen

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns  here. Watch Bubba Watson’s clever golf trick, a pro bowler blow a 300 game, a big guy battle a water bottle and Raul Ibanez giving Carly Rae Jepsen a run for her money. What? […]


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(AUDIO) Dwight “Doc” Gooden Talks About His Drug-Fueled Past

We were blown away today after our interview with Doc Gooden. Wow, what a journey life’s been for him. He opens up about what lured him into the drug culture and how he was able […]

98.7 The Fan–06/21/2013

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(AUDIO) DARRYL STRAWBERRY on the Kirk & Dinger Morning Show

In the eighties, Darryl Strawberry was known as one of the most feared sluggers in MLB. In 1986 the 6-foot-6 outfielder helped lead the New York Mets to a World Series Championship and was with […]

98.7 The Fan–04/01/2013

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Nieuwenhuis Homers Twice as Mets Sweep Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Mets have rebounded nicely after an unsuccessful Subway Series. Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a leadoff homer and later connected for a two-run shot, and the Mets completed a […]

CBS Tampa–06/15/2012

New York Mets v Tampa Bay Rays

Rays Manage 1 Infield Hit Off Dickey in 9-1 Loss

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price matched a sensational performance by R.A. Dickey through four innings. Then things fell apart for the Tampa Bay left-hander. Dickey allowed only an infield single during his second […]

CBS Tampa–06/13/2012

New York Mets v Tampa Bay Rays

Young Gets 1st Win in Over a Year as Mets Top Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Chris Young took a big step forward in his comeback with the New York Mets. The 6-foot-10 right-hander settled down after a shaky first inning to get his first win […]

CBS Tampa–06/13/2012

New York Mets v New York Yankees

Martin Leads Yanks to Subway Sweep of Mets, Who Visit Rays Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Martin led off the ninth with his second homer of the game and the New York Yankees took advantage of some shoddy infield defense to beat the Mets 5-4 Sunday […]

CBS Tampa–06/10/2012