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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.
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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.
The Yankees' YES Man
Out of the Blue
The Giants, with their unwanted quarterback, and their unhappy defense, and their injured cornerback, in the Super Bowl? We must be dreaming.
Facing their Fears
Some kids saw it in real time, others watched it on television. Now they want to know what happened to the jumpers. Or whether another plane could crash through the window. How do we frame an answer? We want to make them feel safe -- but we also want to tell them the truth.
Two crucial American events occurred last week in Tallahassee: the election drama, and the Florida-Florida State game. Florida thoroughly enjoyed them both.
A Tale of One City
Scenes from a series, from the stadiums to the streets
From lame-duck mayor to GOP superstar, Rudy Giuliani has in the past year become "the hottest political property" in the country. The question is not whether he will run again -- but how far he can go.
Sports: Play Stations
Where Van Gundy places his go-to guys during Knicks nail-biters.
Name to a Face
After Matias Reyes's confession in the Central Park jogger case, one of his earlier victims finally discovers who attacked her.
The Running Mensch
As the presidential race goes down to the wire, Joseph Lieberman is fighting another battle: to stay true to his conscience amid the compromises of a modern campaign. Can the first Orthodox Jewish nominee remain an unorthodox politician?