Terry Collins leaned his bony elbows against the facade of the dugout at Great American Ballpark and peered through the fencing. The silver-haired man with deep creases around his eyes, watched as a group of 20-somethings went about their business of winning a division title; many of them are young enough to be – not his son – but grandson.
The New York Mets are on the verge of winning their first division title in nine years. The magic number is now one, and the excitement is palpable among Flushing's faithful. One Mets win (or Nationals lose) and it's official: The New York Mets will … more
With the New York Mets in Cincinnati attempting to secure the National League Eastern division title, Pope Francis back in the Big Apple, meeting politicians, kissing babies and praying with the less fortunate. Tomorrow, students at Our Lady … more
If Yogi Berra were able to read this, he'd likely push his cap back, scratch his head, give me a sheepish grin, look at this list and say, "I never said most of the things I said." I know, Yogi. But they're still funny. Here's a baker's dozen of … more
There was no plan. No wager. No friendly "I dare you ..." I was just standing in the back of the elevator on the 18th floor of Mount Sinai hospital in New York when the words just burst out: Let's! Go! Mets! My videographer turned and stared with … more
The New York Mets 53-year history has more than 100 years worth of memories. The people (owners, managers and players), the games and the legendary success (and failure) are enough to fill an enormous amount of space and time. On Friday I walked … more
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady stepped out of a black sedan. Wearing stylish sunglasses, a black suite and black tie, he looked dressed for a funeral. Brady hustled past the media and into a lower Manhattan courtroom. … more