Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bavetta, 72, Continues To Set NBA Record

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With the festivities surrounding the NBA’s all-star weekend in Orlando, Fla., just dying down, let’s take a look back at one of the more memorable All-Star moments of the past few years. During halftime of the 2007 All-Star Game, legendary … Continue reading

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At Home Plate: Pirates Give Burnett a Fresh Start

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After about two weeks of trade proposals, A.J. Burnett is a Pittsburgh Pirate. The New York Yankees shipped the erratic right-hander to Pittsburgh for two low-level prospects: pitcher Diego Moreno and outfielder Exicardo Cayones. New York also sent $18.9 million … Continue reading

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Beer Amigos creating a ‘buzz’ in LI’s craft beer scene

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To say that Travis Johnides and Mike Howland like beer would certainly be true, but to say that the two have a devout passion for the fermented beverage would be much more accurate. Known as the lovable “Beer Amigos,” Johnides … Continue reading

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From Left Field: This Team Better Honor The ’62 Mets

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Recently, I was able to speak to several members of original 1962 Mets: Ed Kranepool, Frank Thomas, Jay Hook, Craig Anderson and Gil Hodges’ wife, Joan. They reminisced about the early days of the franchise, which I will chronicle in … Continue reading

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‘Lin-sanity’ Not Getting to His Head, Lin Thanks God

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Based on his newfound worldwide acclaim, it’s almost as if New York Knicks’ sensation Jeremy Lin has made a deal with the devil. However, it’s the complete opposite. The 23-year-old point guard has attributed his success to his hard work … Continue reading

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