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  1. Larry Merchant, Leonard Shecter, and the Chipmunks sportswriting ...

    Bryan Curtis

    The lost tribe of sportswriters known as the Chipmunks.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  2. MLB -- An excerpt from 'Stan Musial: An American Life,' a new bo...

    In this excerpt from "Stan Musial: An American Life," author George Vecsey writes about how the Cardinals' star liked to refer to himself as "Stanley."

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2011
  3. Marvin Miller politicks (or not) for Hall

    Rob Neyer

    Earlier today, I quoted George Vecsey on George Steinbrenner. Among the things I left out was Vecsey's big finish: Everybody makes more money because of Marvin Miller. But voters have tended to ignore Miller because baseball people have a bad case ...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  4. Too soon to put Big Stein in the Coop?

    Rob Neyer

    George Vecsey on what's going to be the biggest story out of Cooperstown this winter: George Steinbrenner died on July 13. It's now November, and he is on a short list for the National Baseball Hall of Fame. We were just getting used to the ...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  5. Yankees spend wisely, and win

    Rob Neyer

    George Vecsey on what a smart guy can do with $206 million: Money talks. Otherwise, why were the Yankees, with baseball's highest payroll of some $206 million, holding such a commanding lead over the Angels, with their payroll of a mere $116 millio...

    Blog | October 22, 2009
  6. Spike Lee on "Macho Bull" in the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    George Vecsey has a nice column in today's New York Times about when Spike Lee showed his Hurricane Katrina documentary to the New York Knicks. There is a lot of talk about charachter, including Isiah Thomas saying that he believes "if you can m...

    Blog | October 29, 2006
  7. Sampras should hang in there

    George Vecsey

    We all know Pete Sampras hasn't won a major since Wimbledon in 2000. But where is the rule that he should jump on a funeral pyre?

    AssociateStory | August 14, 2002
  8. It's not good to be Clevelanded

    Jeffrey Denberg

    The string of bad luck suffered by the Cavaliers has hit other NBA teams.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2001