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Howard Megdal

  • joined Feb 23, 2009
  • last login May 31, 2013
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Howard Megdal is the Editor-in-Chief of The Perpetual Post. He covers baseball, basketball and soccer for The Journal News, Capital New York, MLBTradeRumors.com, New York Baseball Digest and has written for The New York Times as well as numerous other publications. His books, Taking The Field, from Bloomsbury, and The Baseball Talmud, from HarperCollins, are available for purchase on Amazon.com and wherever books are sold. You can reach Howard at hmegdal@yahoo.com, and follow him on Twitter @howardmegdal.

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  • NBA New York Knicks
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  • EPL Tottenham Hotspur
  • MLS New York Red Bulls
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EXCLUSIVE: A Philadelphia Union Playoff Preview with @FakeWIPCaller

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With the Philadelphia Union set to host their inaugural playoff match this Sunday, much of Philadelphia is gripped with Doop fever. Few have captured that irascible mood better than the Twitter...

Zac MacMath: The Goalkeeper Rorschach Test

Zac MacMath's 2011 has been an unusual combination of present and future.

Wilpon's Comments: Long-Term, It Doesn't Matter

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What Fred Wilpon told The New Yorker doesn't matter. It matters like a team that is 20 games out needs to set a postseason rotation. It matters like a guy on The Titanic needed to figure out how to...

Sell High On Beltran? Never

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In the abstract, it makes perfect sense. An outfielder, one year removed from a .915 OPS, is available in the late rounds of a fantasy draft. You draft him, he gets off to a strong start. There are...

The Knicks: No Longer A Worrying Thing?

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A strange feeling appears to be emerging about the New York Knicks: confidence about the team's future.

Knicks So Far: Dayenu!

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There will come a time, I'm sure, when seeing the Knicks lose two perfectly winnable playoff games in succession will infuriate. Someday, and perhaps soon, late-game mistakes and opponent heroics...

21 Years Of Waiting Is Over

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It seems impossible to believe now, but it has been 21 years since the New York Knicks faced the Boston Celtics in the NBA playoffs. Seems so, but a closer examination reveals that time didn't...

Dwayne De Rosario Is My Router

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And now, a metaphor for our tech-savvy crowd.For years, I had faulty wireless routers. Perhaps the fault was mine; I would purchase them directly from Fisher-Price. So I had a strong cable modem,...

Playing 20 Questions With The Yankees

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Will Jeter recover? Will A-Rod be great? Will A.J.'s ERA hover At right around eight? Will Mo ever tire? Will Hughes ever learn? Will Andy unretire If starters crash and then burn?

A Capital Problem For Red Bulls?

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The Red Bulls started their season on a positive not Saturday, defeating Seattle 1-0 in the opener for New York. But a bit to the south, D.C. United served notice that it will not be the pushover...

Notes From Red Bulls Media Day

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The Eastern Conference favorite New York Red Bulls held their Media Day on Tuesday. While much of the attention still settled upon Thierry Henry and Rafa Marquez, and understandably so, it will be...

11 Big East Teams: What To Expect In NCAA Tournament

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As you may have heard by now, the Big East has 11 teams in the NCAA Tournament, while the previous record for entrants from a single conference stood at just eight. A less-discussed aspect of this...

Kemba And The Miracles

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Ben Hansbrough is a terrific player who has an outstanding season for Notre Dame. In no way do I wish to attack Hansbrough when I point out that Kemba Walker is clearly the outstanding player in...

Big East Tournament 2011: Game By Game Results, Ahead Of Time!

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Big East Tournament 2011: Game By Game Results, Ahead Of Time

Saturday Big East Preview: Last Chance Saloon

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With just one regular season game left for each of the 16 teams, only four of the seeds for next week's Big East Tournament are locked in place. Everything else is up for grabs. Teams can still...

The Myths of Duke Snider

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One of the best players in baseball history died yesterday, as Edwin Donald "Duke" Snider passed away at the age of 84.Strangely, his baseball legacy seems to be constantly downgraded, with various...

Saturday Big East Preview: That Ain't Wright

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As the Big East reaches its final two regular season weeks, the conference is more of an enigma than ever. Take a Georgetown team that shoots as well as any in the country, but shot just 25 percent...

A Guide To Watching Mets Spring Training Games

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The Mets begin their spring training schedule on Saturday with a tilt against the Atlanta Braves. The knock on spring training baseball is usually that it is both a poor indicator of season...

Saturday Big East Preview: The Book Is Closing

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With just a few weeks separating us from the NCAA Tournament, Big East teams are running out of time to make their final cases for inclusion, with the added problem of trying to do so against teams...

Gary Sheffield: A Hall of Famer, By The Numbers

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There are many ways to present the case Gary Sheffield has for the Hall of Fame. My personal favorite is the Harmon Killebrew Approach.

Saturday in the Big East: What's At Stake

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A tremendous Saturday awaits fans of the Big East, the only conference in America where the odds are overwhelming that you are facing an opponent bound for the NCAA tournament. Here's what is at...

Carmelo Anthony, Isiah Thomas A New York Knicks Package Deal?

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Garden chairman James Dolan is taking a more active role in the Knicks' pursuit of Carmelo Anthony and has had direct negotiations with Denver Nuggets owner Stan Kroenke, the Daily News has...

Breaking The Seal On Mets, Madoff Connection

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For the owners of the Mets, Fred Wilpon and Saul Katz, that question has in recent weeks become a very personal, even urgent one. The trustee for the victims of Bernard L. Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, I...

SB Nation NY Top Five: Movie Saviors For The Wilpons

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With that in mind, let's take a look at five possible film heroes the Wilpons can hope will come to their rescue, and the ups and downs within each scenario.

Wilpon News Impacts Teams Across New York Sports

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Today's news that the Wilpons intend to sell a minority stake in the New York Mets obviously impacts the Mets, first and foremost. The simple act of needing a cash infusion tells the world that the...

Derek Jeter's Future -- A Center Field Of Dreams?

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Derek Jeter's Future -- A Center Field Of Dreams?

Is This The Jets' Time? Gang Green Due For Success

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But that is changing, and it doesn’t matter whether the Jets win or lose on Sunday. It’s a matter of odds, history and a loudmouth coach. The Jets are simply due. Of the AFC East’s four members,...

Poem: You're the Joke, Jeff

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Thought I'd re-post this from SB Nation New York. Hope you enjoy.

You're The Joke, Jeff

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You're the jokeYou're the jokeWith that swing, and that miss, you're the joke(Ha ha!)My dad said, "If your hitting's in a years-long dry spellAt least treat all your baseball team's beat reporters...

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