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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.
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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.
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