Mike Piazza

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Pete Flynn prepares the field for the game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets during the last home match at Shea Stadium on April 8th, 2008. Photograph: Photograph:  Nick Laham/Getty Images

After playing the last bars of I’m Down, The Beatles left the stage and Shea Stadium kept up the cacophony of shrieking that had drowned out every not(...)

  Lionel Messi waves holding his trophy after receiving the 2015 Fifa Ballon d’Or award  at the Kongresshaus in Zurich. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Lionel Messi carries home another Ballon d’Or, as if we needed another reminder about his majesty. Great is a word that can be overused in sport but i(...)

Michael Sam (front) left Canadian Football League side Montreal Alouettes’ last Friday. Photograph: Reuters.

In May, 2002, the New York Post published a rumour that one of the New York Mets was gay. With no apparent basis in fact, a piece of classic tabloi(...)