Sport: Amazin' Again

For New York sports fans, it was a springtime of discontent. The Knicks and Nets in basketball and the Rangers in hockey all had reached the finals of their league championships, only to finish second best. Then last week New York's hopes rose once more: the Amazin' Mets were living up to their billings. They were off to an astounding start and were clearly the standout team of the young season. Before losing to the Chicago Cubs last week, the Mets won eleven games straight to equal their club record (set in 1969, the year they won the World Series)...

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