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Neil Best first worked at Newsday in 1982, then returned in 1985 after a two-year stint covering college hockey for The Anchorage Times in Alaska. From 1985-90 he covered New York City high school sports, then spent five years as Newsday's beat writer for St. John's and Big East basketball. From 1995-2005 he covered the Giants before leaving that beat to become a reporter, columnist and feature writer focused on off-field topics such as sports media and business. His SportsWatch column debuted on Sept. 30, 2005.

NBA's new season looks like it's can't miss; just ask the analysts

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ESPN NBA analyst and former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy is shown before the start of a preseason NBA game between the Miami Heat and New Orleans Hornets in Miami. (Credit: AP, 2012)

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Synchronized skating may soon pick up steam

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Team Finland 1 performs their short program during the Synchronized Skating World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia, on April 3, 2009. (Credit: AP)

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Lost and found: Super Bowl I footage

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The Packers' Elijah Pitts goes over right tackle to the Chiefs' five-yard line, a six-yard gain, before being brought down by Kansas City's Johnny Robinson in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl game in Los Angeles Jan. 15, 1967. (Credit: AP)

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Expanded legalized sports gambling seems inevitable

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Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a press conference after NBA labor negotiations at Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers. (Oct. 20, 2011) (Credit: Getty Images)

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Boomer Esiason named commissioner of Feline Fantasy League

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Boomer Esiason co-hosts WFAN's morning show with Craig Carton on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. (Credit: Charles Eckert)

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NBC names Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski lead figure skating analysts

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Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski arrive on the red carpet for the 86th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 2, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images / Jason Merritt)

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Skip Bayless says 2003 rape accusation gave Kobe Bryant 'sizzle'

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Barclays Center sprouts 'For Sale' sign

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A general view of the Barclays Center before the start of the Barclays Center Classic on Nov. 9, 2012. (Credit: Getty Images)

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Barclays Center sprouts 'For Sale' sign

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A general view of the Barclays Center before the start of the Barclays Center Classic on Nov. 9, 2012. (Credit: Getty Images)

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