NO FAN OF REPLAY

Jeff Van Gundy

In an interview with ESPN, Rick Carlisle, head coach of the Dallas Mavericks and a member of the competition committee, said the NBA is "open to anything that is in the best interest of the overall game" -- including expansion of instant replay. … more

VIDEO: KEN BURNS ON ‘STORY’

Ken Burns

In the late 1970s there was an advertising campaign for the brokerage firm E.F. Hutton that featured the tag line, "When E.F. Hutton talks, people listen ..." That's what happens to me when I see filmmaker Ken Burns. Make no mistake, I am no Ken … more

A PERFECT FATHER’S DAY

Jim Bunning

On June 20, 1964 Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jim Bunning threw a perfect game against the New York Mets in the second game of a doubleheader at Shea Stadium. With his wife and children in the stands, here's what happened ... … more

WHO CARRIED THE METS LUNCHPAIL IN MAY?

Daniel Murphy

Daniel Murphy's college coach called him Joe Lunchpail; a blue collar guy who, for his age, "... knows as much about hitting as anybody out there," said Terry Alexander, Jacksonville University Dolphins. "He wants to take it to a science." … more

SUBWAY SERIES: DAVE WHO?

mlicki

Just as he did an hour earlier, New York Mets pitcher Dave Mlicki walked from the team’s dugout to the pitchers mound at Yankee Stadium. It was the same understated stroll he made to and from the dugout during the game only now the Stadium was quiet, … more

STOP THE INSANITY

Ike Davis

Albert Einstein defined insanity as repeating the same mistakes and expecting different results. In baseball terminology this is called Ike Davis. … more