# empire-state - Wednesday 21 August, 2013
The young team are bidding to win their first NY junior hurling title this weekend.
# empire-state - Monday 27 May, 2013
Vicente del Bosque has named an extended Spanish squad ahead of the Confederations Cup next month.
# empire-state - Tuesday 9 October, 2012
Houston improved to 5-0 with a 23-17 win in New York last night.
# empire-state - Tuesday 11 September, 2012
Andy Murray says the fear of losing drove him on to end Britain’s 76-year male Grand Slam title drought.
# empire-state - Thursday 22 September, 2011
The Yankees secured a playoff spot and the divisional title with back-to-back wins over Tampa Bay yesterday.
# empire-state - Thursday 18 August, 2011
Robbie Keane’s transfer introduced us to the nuances of the MLS salary cap. John Riordan looks at how it might just be the best thing the league has ever done.
# empire-state - Wednesday 3 August, 2011
“I, being top of the queue, was approached by a topless lady (mid-40s maybe) with a camera and a drawn-on handle-bar moustache”
# empire-state - Wednesday 13 July, 2011
The Yankees short-stop skippered his side to a win thanks to a record-breaking at-bat.. and then just skipped the All-Star game.
# empire-state - Wednesday 29 June, 2011
Floyd Mayweather talks a good fight but his opponent Victor Ortiz has a back story just as compelling as Money’s.
# empire-state - Thursday 23 June, 2011
A flight from Chicago to New York with a die-hard fan and the Yankees as in-flight entertainment. Not bad.
# empire-state - Wednesday 8 June, 2011
The temperature is rising in the Big Apple as the Yankees’ skipper heads towards a famous milestone.
# empire-state - Wednesday 1 June, 2011
Our man in New York, John Riordan, endured FOX’s coverage of the champions League final last Saturday.
# empire-state - Wednesday 25 May, 2011
The owner of the other franchise in New York was a little too honest with the media this week.
# empire-state - Wednesday 18 May, 2011
The New York Yankees veteran Jorge Posada withdrew from the batting line-up this weekend in a strop. It’s the beginning of the end for the former catcher.
# empire-state - Wednesday 20 April, 2011
As the lockout wrangle continues and the prospect of no American Football becomes more than a possibility, gridiron chiefs say the New York Jets will visit Washington on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
# empire-state - Wednesday 13 April, 2011
A resurgent Knicks enter the post-season with a Jay-Z swagger while the Celtics stumble over the line, writes John Riordan.
# empire-state - Wednesday 6 April, 2011
He shouldn’t enjoy the ‘homers’ in the gantry but the myopic commentary from US pundits has its own charm, John Riordan insists.
# empire-state - Wednesday 30 March, 2011
John Riordan drafts his squad ahead of this year’s MLB season. He’s never going to win, but at least he knows that.
# empire-state - Wednesday 23 March, 2011
John Riordan, in New York, watches another seedy chapter of American sports history unfold.
# empire-state - Wednesday 16 March, 2011
Our man in New York takes in the first MLS game of the year as Beckham takes the spotlight again. But not in a good way.
# empire-state - Wednesday 9 March, 2011
John Riordan tries to make some sense of the chaos as this year’s college basketball extravaganza gets underway.
# empire-state - Wednesday 2 March, 2011
John Riordan goes over to the dark side as he takes a look at the record-breaking slugger’s sexual performance. Seriously.
# empire-state - Wednesday 23 February, 2011
John Riordan has a front row seat in New York as the soap opera continues at the Yankees’ spring training.
# empire-state - Wednesday 2 February, 2011
John Riordan in NYC explains just how much trouble the Mets find themselves after revelation about Bernie Madoff and their financial worries.
# empire-state - Wednesday 26 January, 2011
After the Bears’ quarterback had his character demolished on the social media site, John Riordan has sent a column that’s over 140 characters.
# empire-state - Wednesday 19 January, 2011
John Riordan in New York regrets nothing, despite being wrong about his hometown side the Jets. That’s football.
# empire-state - Wednesday 22 December, 2010
John Riordan has created a Subway Series out of his own household, breaking down barriers in the process.
# empire-state - Wednesday 15 December, 2010
John Riordan in New York reflects on the Yankees’ latest set-back as Cliff Lee snubs a move to the Bronx.
# empire-state - Wednesday 8 December, 2010
Barring a massive upset, charismatic quarterback Cameron Newton will be named the USA’s best collegiate player ensuring a future paved in gold in the NFL. But at what cost, asks John Riordan in New York.
# empire-state - Wednesday 1 December, 2010
It’s gonna be a unique welcome for former Cleveland favourite LeBron James when he returns to the Cavs tomorrow, writes John Riordan from New York.
# empire-state - Wednesday 24 November, 2010
Derek Jeter is on the verge of losing his crown in the Bronx as an all-too public contract wrangle with Yankees chiefs drags on, John Riordan in New York writes.