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Howard Megdal

Poet Laureate

Howard Megdal is the Editor-in-Chief of The Perpetual Post. He covers baseball and basketball for SNY.tv, MLBTradeRumors.com, New York Baseball Digest and has written for ESPN.com, The New York Times and as numerous other publications. His book about Jewish baseball players, "The Baseball Talmud," is available for purchase on Amazon.com and wherever books are sold. Howard co-hosts the radio program New York Baseball Digest with Mike Silva; Podcasts are available on iTunes. He has been a guest on a number of radio stations, including WFAN and WVOX. Howard's is the Poet Laureate for AmazinAvenue.com. You can reach Howard at hmegdal@yahoo.com.

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Kemba And The Miracles

Ben Hansbrough is a terrific player who has an outstanding season for Notre Dame. In no way do I wish to attack Hansbrough when I point out that Kemba Walker is clearly the outstanding player in the Big East conference, and it isn't particularly close.

Big East Tournament 2011: Game By Game Results, Ahead Of Time!

Big East Tournament 2011: Game By Game Results, Ahead Of Time

Saturday Big East Preview: Last Chance Saloon

With just one regular season game left for each of the 16 teams, only four of the seeds for next week's Big East Tournament are locked in place. Everything else is up for grabs. Teams can still earn a double bye with a win, while a loss could lead to a demotion to the Atlantic 10.

The Myths of Duke Snider

One of the best players in baseball history died yesterday, as Edwin Donald "Duke" Snider passed away at the age of 84. Strangely, his baseball legacy seems to be constantly downgraded, with various attacks on his record a common occurrence

Saturday Big East Preview: That Ain't Wright

As the Big East reaches its final two regular season weeks, the conference is more of an enigma than ever. Take a Georgetown team that shoots as well as any in the country, but shot just 25 percent in a home loss to Cincinnati on Wednesday. The percentage was the lowest for Georgetown going back to at least 1978.

A Guide To Watching Mets Spring Training Games

The Mets begin their spring training schedule on Saturday with a tilt against the Atlanta Braves. The knock on spring training baseball is usually that it is both a poor indicator of season performance, while presenting none of the drama of a regular season baseball game.

Saturday Big East Preview: The Book Is Closing

With just a few weeks separating us from the NCAA Tournament, Big East teams are running out of time to make their final cases for inclusion, with the added problem of trying to do so against teams in a similar position.

Gary Sheffield: A Hall of Famer, By The Numbers

There are many ways to present the case Gary Sheffield has for the Hall of Fame. My personal favorite is the Harmon Killebrew Approach.

Saturday in the Big East: What's At Stake

A tremendous Saturday awaits fans of the Big East, the only conference in America where the odds are overwhelming that you are facing an opponent bound for the NCAA tournament. Here's what is at stake in the five Saturday contests:

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