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Miki Agrawal

Wild Woman: Meet Miki Agrawal

When I met up with New York restaurateur Miki Agrawal at Le Thai last month for a long-overdue dinner (it’s been, oh, about 13 years since we last saw each other at Cornell University), it was like nothing had changed since she was a soccer-obsessed whirlwind of a communications Read More

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Calling His Shots: Meet 51s Manager Wally Backman

The searing heat, coupled with higher-than-usual humidity, is turning Cashman Field into an outdoor sauna. And yet as he surveys the latter stages of batting practice from inside the shady-but-steamy Las Vegas 51s dugout late on a Friday afternoon, manager Wally Backman is in quite the cheerful mood. This is noteworthy because Backman is Read More