Steven Marcus started at Newsday in 1972 and has covered high school, college and professional sports. He has covered the local college scene for over 20 years. Marcus, who earned the Associated Press honorable mention award for local reporting in 1974, has covered several World Series and shared an AP staff award for coverage of the 1986 World Champion Mets. He is a voting member of the Baseball Writers Association of America. His most memorable interview occurred with Yankee Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle.