• Sports media mailbag: ESPN’s huge mistake in passing on David Cone

    Sports media mailbag: ESPN’s huge mistake in passing on David Cone

    You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers & columnists to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: sports media. What’s David Cone’s contract with YES? @aI_bundy First off, nice work, Al, on “Married with …
  • MLB setting its game dials on Self-Destruct: Here’s the latest proof

    MLB setting its game dials on Self-Destruct: Here’s the latest proof

    On YES last Friday, David Cone said it as a brief aside, as if it were a throwaway thought barely worth his breath. In the bottom of the sixth of a scoreless game, Rays catcher Mike Zunino squared to bunt on the first two pitches, both balls. He then flew out on a 2-0 count. …
  • David Cone offers solution to save baseball season

    David Cone offers solution to save baseball season

    David Cone knows firsthand how the clock can strike 12 on a baseball season and strike it out. The YES Network analyst and former Yankee and Met was an MLBPA rep during hardball negotiations that could not prevent the cancellation of the 1994 World Series. “What comes to mind is there’s a deadline,” Cone said. …
  • Gregg Jefferies complicated Mets’ failure looks different now

    Gregg Jefferies complicated Mets’ failure looks different now

    All these years later, Gregg Jefferies’ tormentors are apologetic. Time not only heals wounds but changes acceptable traits. How silly it all seems now to care about how someone handled his bats or trained. “He was revolutionary in what he did,” Ron Darling says now, with Jefferies three decades removed from a Mets tenure that …