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Alex Rodriguez delivers zinger as Yankees' slugger inches close…

Alex Rodriguez delivers zinger as Yankees' slugger inches closer to Willie Mays

nydailynews.com Updated 10 hours ago
The question hung in front of Alex Rodriguez, much like the 74-mph curveball from Jon Niese.
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  • What's Next: Giants-Dodgers, Yanks-Red Sox rivalries heat up

    What's Next: Giants-Dodgers, Yanks-Red Sox rivalries heat up

    MLB.com 43 minutes ago
    Friday brings May Day, Saturday brings the Kentucky Derby, and the second month of the six-month horse race called Major League Baseball continues on the bumpy road to October. The Giants will meet their archrival Dodgers. The Yankees will meet their ar…
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  • SNY’s Jets shows on draft week…

    SNY’s Jets shows on draft week…

    thejetsblog.com 3 hours ago
    The Jets Nation Draft Day Special schedule for this week! #snyjets pic.twitter.com/p3PBO1fse4 — SportsNet New York (@SNYtv) April 27, 2015
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    Which quarterbacks are potential draft additions for the Bills? A call for the Dolphins to make character a bigger concern in personnel decisions. Sorting through players who may be available to the Patriots with the 32nd overall pick. The Jets remain i…
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  • Alex Rodriguez hits home run No. 659 as Yankees topple Mets

    Alex Rodriguez hits home run No. 659 as Yankees topple Mets

    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. New York Yankees infielder Alex Rodriguez moved …
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  • A-Rod Hits No. 659, Yanks Beat Mets 6-4 to Win Subway Series

    A-Rod Hits No. 659, Yanks Beat Mets 6-4 to Win Subway Series

    nytimes.com MLB.com 12 hours ago
    Alex Rodriguez is one big swing from matching Willie Mays. Whether the New York Yankees would celebrate that achievement — or pay for it, for that matter — remains to be seen.
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  • Report: Jets believed to “have an affinity for” Andrus Peat

    Report: Jets believed to “have an affinity for” Andrus Peat

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    With a new head coach (Todd Bowles) and General Manager (Mike Maccagnan) in the fold, and with a host of roster needs, the Jets could go numerous ways with the No. 6 overall pick in Thursday’s draft. However, a few other clubs reportedly think they have…
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  • J.R. Smith may be on LeBron James' Cavs now, but he's same guy …

    J.R. Smith may be on LeBron James' Cavs now, but he's same guy from Knicks days

    nydailynews.com 14 hours ago
    It was never a matter of if but when J.R. Smith would be heard from this postseason.
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  • Capitals, Islanders meet in first Game 7 of 2015

    Capitals, Islanders meet in first Game 7 of 2015

    NHL.com yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    NEW YORK -- The Washington Capitals play host to the New York Islanders in the first Game 7 of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Monday, April 27 (7:30 p.m., ET, NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVA2). The Capitals and Islanders will meet in a Game 7 for the firs...
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  • Eli Manning not stressing over contract status with Giants

    Eli Manning not stressing over contract status with Giants

    Eli Manning told reporters in Manhattan he has yet to have any discussions with the Giants on a long-term contract extension.
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  • Penguins CEO says GM, coach, Crosby and Malkin all safe

    Penguins CEO says GM, coach, Crosby and Malkin all safe

    yahoo.com Apr 26 (yesterday)
    After the Pegnuins were eliminated by the New York Rangers on Friday night, Evgeni Malkin held court with reporters and Mike Johnston spoke at the podium. In both case, for whatever reason, my mindset was the same: Is this the last time I’m seeing these…
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  • Junk Drawer: Draft rumors swirling

    Junk Drawer: Draft rumors swirling

    thejetsblog.com Apr 26 (yesterday)
    Brian Bassett, TheJetsBlog.comWhat’s going on with the Jets and the draft? Here’s a compilation of rumors and my random collection of thoughts associated with them. Rough go at QB — The last five years have been hard on the QB transition from college to…
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  • Matt Harvey proves he is ace of city by dominating Yankees, get…

    Matt Harvey proves he is ace of city by dominating Yankees, getting Mets back on track

    nydailynews.com Apr 26 (yesterday)
    This is what it is like, in all ways, to be the ace of the staff and of the city, and the biggest baseball star in New York.
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  • The Yankees' biggest surprise isn't Alex Rodriguez, it's the ea…

    The Yankees' biggest surprise isn't Alex Rodriguez, it's the early success of their starting rotation

    nydailynews.com Apr 26 (yesterday)
    You ask Brian Cashman what has surprised him about his baseball team in April and he says, “A-Rod would be the surprise.”
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  • Video - Giants' Cruz confident he'll play Week 1 02:27

    Giants' Cruz confident he'll play Week 1

    Apr 23
    Tim Hasselbeck discusses the role Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz will have with the team when he returns from a knee injury suffered against the Eagles last season.
  • Video - David to Odell: Keep Beckham legacy going 02:41

    David to Odell: Keep Beckham legacy going

    Apr 23
    Dan Graziano discusses a meeting between Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and David Beckham, where the soccer star jokingly asked the receiver to keep the Beckham legacy going.
  • Video - NFL draft worst-case scenarios 02:44

    NFL draft worst-case scenarios

    Apr 23
    Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. break down their worst-case scenarios for the Jets and Rams in the NFL draft.
  • Video - McShay's Mock Draft 5.0 04:23

    McShay's Mock Draft 5.0

    Apr 22
    Todd McShay discusses his latest mock draft, including which star running back moved into the top 10.

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  • Rivers Trade Dead? Draft Intrigue Starts at No. 2

    Apr 27
    Three days before the 2015 draft, one thing is clear: The drama starts with the second pick. With Tampa Bay very likely to take quarterback Jameis Winston number one, Tennessee is in command with quarterback Marcus Mariota the likely target if anyone wa…
  • Mario Hezonja of FC Barcelona to declare for the NBA draft

    Apr 23
    FC Barcelona wing Mario Hezonja will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent Arn Tellem told ESPN.com.
  • James Blackmon Jr. to return to Indiana Hoosiers, bypass NBA draft

    Apr 23
    Indiana Hoosiers freshman James Blackmon Jr. will return to school instead of entering the NBA draft.
  • Hardy’s New Bench Trial

    Apr 23
    The new NFL was on display Wednesday afternoon when it suspended Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy for the first 10 games of 2015 season, without pay, for allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill his former girlfriend in May 2014. Though a judge foun…