Kostya Kennedy

Kostya Kennedy

All Kostya Kennedy Stories

Oct 06, 2008

Shea No More

New York's other stadium goes, more gently

Apr 16, 2012


It's been 65 years since Jackie Robinson smashed the color barrier, nearly 40 since his death. Rachel Robinson—closing fast on 90, still effecting social change—has ensured that his memory and message remain as powerful as ever

Jun 08, 2009

Happy Returns

Revisiting a Wimbledon instant classic

Sep 29, 2014

Living History

An iconic author returns to reflect on baseball, Brooklyn and the still reverberating impact of Branch and Jackie

Aug 11, 2008

There's Something about Manny

The transition from the Red Sox to the land of no socks? So far, so weird

May 30, 2011

A Man Apart

Wrestling loses one of its highest fliers

Jan 19, 2009

Two for "1"

A pair of very different prospects are vying to become the next top draft pick. The choice: offense or defense?

Mar 10, 2014

The Pete Problem

He's a baseball pariah—but beloved by baseball fans. He's ineligible for the Hall of Fame—but draws huge crowds when he crashes Cooperstown's induction weekend. A quarter century after he was banned, there are still no easy answers to ...

May 12, 2008

Move Over, Mr. Hockey

Suddenly potent scorer Johan Franzen is rewriting the record book of Western finalist Detroit

Mar 14, 2011

The Streak

Seventy summers ago, Joe DiMaggio hit safely in 56 straight games, setting the most hallowed record in sports. Along the way, though, a sweltering weekend in Washington, D.C., almost halted his march to history

Dec 15, 2008

Good Buy?

Highly paid Jason Spezza's offensive skills are worth the price, but Ottawa gets shortchanged by his inconsistency

Apr 15, 2013

The Magic Number

42 is the first full-length feature film about Jackie Robinson in more than 60 years. It was worth the wait

Oct 04, 2010



Oct 13, 2008

Hossa Plays a HUNCH

All the money in the world can't buy a Stanley Cup, so free agent Marian Hossa turned down upward of $80 million for one shot at a title with mighty Detroit. He can get the rich multiyear contract later

Jan 14, 2013

Still Hustling

A new reality series offers an amusing and affecting look at the improbable domestic life of Pete Rose

Aug 10, 2009

Captain Marvel

Getting an insider's look at a Yankees icon

Mar 30, 2015

The Next Step

Pete Rose's application for reinstatement has reached the new commissioner, who needs to focus on the future, not the past

Aug 25, 2008

Who Let the Dog Out?

After 19 years Mike and the Mad Dog split

Feb 27, 2012

Bid the Kid Farewell, Adieu

Lights in Montreal, Camera in New York, Gary Carter was a ballplayer of memorable action, too

May 25, 2009

Growing Pains

A new look at the dawn of MLB's expansion era