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Clash of the Titans
In this corner: The Vegas Volcano, weighing in at $780 million. In this corner: The Donald, weighing in at $1.4 billion.
Sportswriters have exploited Darryl Strawberry as a symbol of baseball's rebirth and as a harbinger of the game's imminent decline -- maybe it's time to leave the man alone.
The Bronx Coup
These Yankees don't blast tape-measure home runs. They don't come to blows in the clubhouse. They don't do anything interesting but win. So what can stop them from becoming the greatest baseball team of all time? Inside the Big Blue Machine.
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October 13-14, 1999
October 17, 1999: the Yankees vs. the Red Sox, Game Four
How the Stock Market Swallowed New York
The Say Shea Kids
A base-on-balls may have ended the Mets' dream of a Subway Series, but the team from Queens left a powerful message in Atlanta for the Bronx Bombers -- never give up.
October 16, 1999: the Yankees vs. the Red Sox, Game Three
October 15-16, 1999: the Mets vs. the Braves, Game Three
Day Tripping: Staten Island
The borough that man -- or Manhattanites, anyway -- forgot is a ferry tale of pony rides, windswept beaches, and the world's first Wu-Tang Clan gift shop.
Comedy Isn’t Funny
Saturday Night Live at twenty—how the show that transformed TV became a grim joke.
The Police Police
In the wake of the Mollen Commission, NYPD housecleaners have flushed out bad cops but haven't fixed the system.
Sick of Ew
How did a star like Patrick Ewing wind up becoming the man New Yorkers hate to love?
Are the Mets Cursed?
For all their talent and character, Piazza and his team can't seem to do things the easy way -- which makes for amazing September drama.
A Prayer For One Police Plaza
New York Awards: Sports
Be Like Mike (Mussina)
Replacing gregarious David Cone with taciturn Mike Mussina was a recipe for trouble, right? Wrong. A study in the Yankees' winning corporate culture.
Kournikova is reviled because she's gorgeous and snotty. Hingis is disliked for her bluntness. The Williams sisters' arrogance -- and their dad -- rub players the wrong way. Just about everyone in women's tennis has got a beef with everyone else. No wonder the tennis is so good.