Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
Got a few million bucks laying around -- for the down payment, that is -- for some sports memorabilia?
How about Michael Jordan's home in Highland Park, Ill. It's 56,000 square feet with an infinity pool, PGA-style putting green, a whole bunch of other impressive displays of wealth and, yes, a basketball complex. (Hint: it's not a hoop in the driveway.)
The auction begins Nov. 22, 2013....Read more »
ESPN returns with a new 30 for 30 documentary Tuesday night entitled "No Mas." It tells the story of the 1980 rematch between boxers Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran.
Here's a clip from the piece embedded below, and here's Greg Logan's column about the documentary and the fight.
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Bows and arrows are strictly forbidden on NFL fields, but the Giants’ Justin Tuck got to show off his bowhunting skills on an offseason trip to Argentina that will be featured the next two Friday nights on the Sportsman Channel.
Tuck is the guest star on “Bowhunter TV,’’ joining host Mike Carney in search of big game.
A news release about the program said Tuck “finds himself face to...Read more »
Tuesday night's episode of HBO's "Real Sports" features a segment on Jay Williams, the promising Duke point guard drafted No. 2 by the Chicago Bulls in 2002 who suffered a career-ending leg injury in a motorcycle accident.
Williams, now an analyst for ESPN, rarely talks about this issue (until recently) and almost never with a camera focused on him.
Here's a clip from the segment....Read more »
Please click the video below. Please don't blink more than once or twice.
Because, if you do, you'll miss the entirety of Paul MacLean's post-game news conference after his Senators lost to the Penguins, 7-3.
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Somewhere along the line, photobombing became popular again. You know, making a funny face or gesture in the background while a photo is being taken of other people who possess no knowledge of the goings on behind them.
It's been all the rage ever since cameras were invented, but with the proliferation of cell phone cameras, it has become an Internet phenomenon and a clickable headline buzzword.
We'll...Read more »
Geography makes all the difference for announcers, regardless of whether they are focusing on the basketball court or looking at a TV monitor to see a play.
Washington's Trevor Ariza put up a three-point shot in the final seconds Wednesday night, and if you were watching on television, it looked like it went in.
And from the vantage point of broadcaster Steve Buckhantz, it looked the...Read more »
Ray Lewis will play his last game on Sunday in Super Bowl XLVII, and in the weeks and year afterward, folks will talk about his legacy.
But let's talk about the here and now for a moment -- and that is the pregame speech he recorded for Madden 13.
Watch below and enjoy.
(Newsday app users can watch it at http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=HsDZULKFm2I...Read more »