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Mike Lupica

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Past articles by Mike:

There has never been anyone like Tom Brady

Even Montana wasn’t Brady. Repeat: No one was. → Read More

Mike Lupica: U.S. falls to Netherlands in World Cup, but new era dawns for men’s soccer in America

There was such a big chance early, top of the morning really, this soccer morning in America for the American men at the World Cup. → Read More

Mike Lupica: Bill Belichick and his Patriots remain the stuff of nightmares for the Jets

If the Jets can beat the Patriots on Sunday in Foxboro they will be tied for first place in the AFC East four days before Thanksgiving. Try that baby on for size. → Read More

Mike Lupica: Kyrie Irving turning Nets into the clowns of the NBA

Somebody should explain to Joe Tsai, the owner of the Nets, that this is what can happen when you’ve got the wrong stars running the show. → Read More

Rematch with Astros gives Yankees a chance to be more than also-rans, for once

The Yankees best sluggers hit two October home runs when their team needed them to do that, on the anniversary of Reggie’s three. → Read More

Mike Lupica: Jacob deGrom was good on a night the Mets needed him to be great

Jacob deGrom wasn’t the only reason the Mets ended up in a tie with the Braves by late Friday night, but he was as big as any. → Read More

Aaron Judge’s 59th home run caps off spectacular day of New York sports

Even on the day when No. 99 got to 59, he was only a part of one of the great days we have had in New York sports in a very long time. → Read More

Mike Lupica: What exactly are we rooting for with the Giants this season?

You would say that the Giants are about to start all over again, again. → Read More

Mike Lupica: Start spreading the news, Mets and Yankees thrilling old New York

Yeah, yeah, yeah, it’s early, neither of our teams have even played a fifth of the season yet. It doesn’t change the fact that the two best stories in major league baseball, are these two right here: 1.) Buck Showalter’s Mets. 1A.) The Yankees. → Read More

Mike Lupica: Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets dynasty that never was

The only way Kyrie Irving could make himself an easier mark is if he were trying to guard you. → Read More

Mike Lupica: It’s time for Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving to prove they can win now with Nets

In June, it will be three years since Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving announced they were coming to Brooklyn to play for the Nets. → Read More

Mike Lupica: Brian Flores on right side of history, but will these NFL owners be willing to change?

There is no question that Brian Flores is on the right side of history here. → Read More

Mike Lupica: Mike White makes the Jets fun so enjoy the ride while it lasts

The main event in the New York football season on Sunday as the Jets go up against the Bills is suddenly a quarterback who is one of two things: → Read More

Pete Hamill was the voice of NYC, with ‘an old-fashioned thing called grace': Mike Lupica

We had a night for Pete in December of 2018 at NYU, a celebration of who he was and what he had meant to all of us who spoke that night. I told a story about being with Pete at Vero Beach, Fla. one spring, and him meeting Roy Campanella, one of his beloved old Dodgers. → Read More

Derek Jeter was the Yankees

For all the big hits that Derek Jeter got for the Yankees, all the way into October and especially into October and then even beyond one famous November night at the old Stadium, there is a reason we keep coming back to one play he made in the field. → Read More

Stephen Ross will get the pass that Colin Kaepernick never did

Players lose their jobs because of politics. Owners never do. → Read More

Aaron Boone a savage in the dugout for these mighty Yankees

That rant Aaron Boone directed at the home plate umpire on Thursday afternoon because he didn’t like the way balls and strikes were being called was pretty great. → Read More

LUPICA: Focus on the immigrant kids who are being used as pawns — and who are still separated from parents

Mike Lupica: The U.S. needs the same kind of unified response to its immigration crisis as the government of Thailand provided to rescue 12 kids trapped in a flooded cave. → Read More

LUPICA: Journalists aren't 'the enemy of the people' — guns are

At the beginning of the week the President of the United States was talking about the news media again, saying, “The enemy of the people, I call them.” → Read More

Lupica: Much conspiring against Cavs' LeBron James in the NBA Finals

You can check all the boxes on why the Cleveland Cavaliers lost Game 1 to the Warriors on Thursday night. → Read More