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Cam Newton’s Record Run: Not Over Yet

We sure didn’t see this coming. We all knew Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton had a lot of talent. He was drafted first overall, wasn’t he? We all knew Newton was capable of putting up huge numbers. In his lone season at Auburn, he was responsible for 51 – 51! – touchdowns, remember? But nobody […]

Remembering a Magical Mets Moment: Mike Piazza’s 9-11 Home Run

Never in my life as a Mets fan have I ever cared less about what the final score was. On the evening of September 21, 2001, Shea Stadium hosted the first sporting event in New York since the World Trade Center attacks. Tensions were high, security was tight, the city still reeling with emotion. With […]

Peyton Hillis: Bust or Bulldozer?

Peyton Hillis and Michael Vick have a few things in common. Both men play pro football, for starters. Both men have graced the Madden cover (the Madden curse be damned, says this writer). And last year, both came out of nowhere to be two of the best waiver wire pickups in fantasy football. This year, […]

Mike Peal

Mike Peal has written 3 posts for Sports of New York

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