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Dec 15

Nets got pushed around and lost their home court to Knicks

First the Nets saw the Knicks fans take over Barclays Center. Then the Nets let their rivals take over the game. Brooklyn got beaten up and battered around in a 111-104 loss to the Knicks on Thursday night. “Similar to the first game, they turned up th…

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Dec 15

Scrappy Devils fall in overtime in Montreal

MONTREAL — Tomas Plekanec scored 1:52 into overtime and the Canadiens beat the Devils 2-1 on Thursday night to snap a three-game slide. Andrew Shaw scored for the Canadiens (14-14-4) in the first period and Carey Price made 31 saves in his ninth straig…

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Dec 15

It may take ditching Clint Frazier to solve Yankees’ rotation needs

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Brian Cashman entered the Winter Meetings searching for rotation help and exited without it. Yet just because baseball’s meat market has closed doesn’t mean the Yankees general manager won’t land a starting pitcher or two. According to a person with knowledge of the

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Dec 13

Nets coach Kenny Atkinson has a new reclamation project

Nets coach Kenny Atkinson has a reputation as a guard whisperer. First he had to convince Joe Harris he could be an elite shooter. Then, when they added Spencer Dinwiddie, the guard’s confidence was so badly battered he became timid on the floor. Next up: Nik Stauskas. Viewed as a throw-in for the

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Dec 13

CC Sabathia is lining up other options while Yankees wait

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — CC Sabathia’s desire to remain a Yankee has been alive for a long time, but the veteran lefty is exploring other options. Sabathia, a free agent, has spoken to the Angels and Tuesday he and his representatives met with the Blue Jays. The common factor in the 37-year-old Sabathia

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Dec 13

CC Sabathia is lining up other options while Yankees wait

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — CC Sabathia’s desire to remain a Yankee has been alive for a long time, but the veteran lefty is exploring other options. Sabathia, a free agent, has spoken to the Angels and Tuesday he and his representatives met with the Blue Jays. The common factor in the 37-year-old Sabathia

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Dec 13

Amar’e Stoudemire’s pointed advice for Kristaps Porzingis

Amar’e Stoudemire was on hand Tuesday at the Garden for spiritual reasons, to help the Knicks celebrate Hanukkah Night. But the retired ex-Knick also delivered a spirited message to fellow power forward Kristaps Porzingis. Likely referring to Porzingis’ blowing off of last April’s exit meetings

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Dec 13

Giancarlo Stanton’s surreal rise to this moment: ‘He’s made for the Yankees’

Giancarlo Stanton has made four All-Star teams, led the National League in homers twice and won an MVP award. “He’s always wanted his at-bats to be significant and have a chance at the playoffs,” said Mike Stanton, Giancarlo’s father, who watched his son get introduced as a Yankee on

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Dec 13

Giants don’t need to look far to know Davis Webb needs to play

The debate is actually quite silly. For those who wonder if Davis Webb is ready to start an NFL game, we bring you back to late November 2004. Was rookie Eli Manning ready to start his first NFL game? The answer: Not even close. But that did not stop t…

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Dec 12

Beloved ump leaving baseball over repeat concussions

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — As a big league umpire, Dale Scott saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field. His final call, it turned out, was the easiest of all. Rather than risk yet another concussion, Scott has decided to retire at 58. “I’m done,” he told The Associated Press. The veteran crew chief

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Dec 12

Noah Syndergaard announces he’s ‘single’ again

Noah Syndergaard’s future may not include a certain blond bombshell. On Monday, the Mets ace took to Twitter to seemingly update his relationship status. “Baseball is my significant other. #focus #LGM,” Syndergaard tweeted, alongside a screenshot of a status dropdown box with “single” highlighted

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Dec 12

Brian Cashman showed in two words why Yankees are different

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — It was a throwaway non sequitur that on this day said so much. Brian Cashman was at the podium for the Giancarlo Stanton introductory news conference and was mentioning that despite getting the NL MVP, the Yankees are not done …

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Dec 12

Lonzo Ball talks the ‘greats,’ sets a high bar for his Garden debut

Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball traveled to New York one time before this weekend, for the NBA draft. One element stood out. “People are very strong and passionate out here,” Ball said about the attitudes of the typical New Yorker who will argue to the death …

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Dec 11

Mets talked Matt Harvey trade, with ex-top prospect floated

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Matt Harvey’s name has surfaced in several Mets trade discussions recently, but team officials fully expect the beleaguered right-hander to remain with the club. On Monday, the Rangers were among the teams that discussed Harvey with general manager Sandy Alderson, with injury-prone

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Dec 11

Kobe Bryant’s urgent advice for Lonzo Ball

Kobe Bryant will long be remembered as one of the NBA’s best players and also one of the league’s biggest competitors. The former Lakers star is famous for his Mamba mentality that constantly kept him in the conversation of the best players each and every season. Bryant debuted in the NBA in

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Dec 11

Kristaps Porzingis gets busy at the club — and on Instagram

Kristaps Porzingis has been getting a lot of action off the court. The New York Knicks forward was spotted leaving Marquee nightclub with a hot blond model named Bambi last week, TMZ reported, but she wouldn’t be the only babe on the Latvian lothario’s mind. The 22-year-old NBA Unicorn began

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