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Giants: Busted LB is cooperating with cops

Giants: Busted LB is cooperating with cops

nydailynews.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Jul 7, 2013
In the wake of Giants linebacker Dan Connor being arrested at Philadelphia International Airport Saturday for carrying a switchblade in his luggage, a Giants spokesman said Sunday that Connor had spoken with the club and was cooperating with the authori…
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  • Jeter plays DH, gets first hit since rehab return

    Jeter plays DH, gets first hit since rehab return

    MOOSIC, Pa. (AP) New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter singled and tested his surgically repaired ankle on the basepaths in his second rehabilitation game with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Sunday.
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  • As MLB trading deadline nears, Yankees, Mets and foes could be …

    As MLB trading deadline nears, Yankees, Mets and foes could be major players

    nydailynews.com Jul 7, 2013
    In case you’ve missed it, baseball’s nonwaiver trading deadline dealing is officially under way. Jeffrey Loria, the perpetually payroll-dumping owner of the Miami Marlins, unloaded his last big contract, that of righthander Ricky Nolasco, to the Dodgers…
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  • Yankees lack of power and reliance on pitching can only go so f…

    Yankees lack of power and reliance on pitching can only go so far

    nydailynews.com Jul 7, 2013
    Yes, it’s still as stunning as ever to see Mariano Rivera cough one up, especially in the form of a two-run home run. But let’s be real: You want stunning? How about the Yankees going an entire series in this bandbox without a home run?
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  • Nets' Kidd called for technical in coaching debut

    Nets' Kidd called for technical in coaching debut

    ESPN.com Jul 7, 2013
    Jason Kidd was whistled for a technical foul in his NBA coaching debut on Sunday.
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  • Mets turn errors into runs, scoot by Brewers

    Mets turn errors into runs, scoot by Brewers

    ESPN.com Jul 7, 2013
    Jeremy Hefner allowed one run on two hits over seven innings and the New York Mets turned two throwing errors by Milwaukee third baseman Juan Francisco into a pair of unearned runs and a 2-1 victory over the Brewers on Sunday.
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  • Jones' HR off Rivera keeps Yanks from sweep

    Jones' HR off Rivera keeps Yanks from sweep

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 7, 2013
    Adam Jones hit a two-run homer off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 2-1 on Sunday, ending New York's longest winning streak of the season at six games.
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  • Dragonfly sits atop Shaun Marcum’s cap to watch Mets-Brewers

    Dragonfly sits atop Shaun Marcum’s cap to watch Mets-Brewers

    yahoo.com Jul 7, 2013
    Shaun Marcum used to pitch for the Milwaukee Brewers, and he obviously has been missed since moving on to the New York Mets in the offseason. Not only have the Brewers lacked decent starting pitching without him, but Miller Park's insects have been with…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jul 7, 2013
    Will 2013 be a breakout season for Bills DT Marcell Dareus? Former Dolphins WR O.J. McDuffie looks back at five memorable moments in his career. A strong offensive line could help the Patriots thrive despite holes at wide receiver and tight end. Jets LB…
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  • Video - Jones Lifts Orioles Past Yankees 01:46

    Jones Lifts Orioles Past Yankees

    Jul 7
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Adam Jones hit a two-run home run off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning to help the Orioles beat the Yankees 2-1.
  • Video - Kidd Earns Technical In Debut 00:26

    Kidd Earns Technical In Debut

    Jul 7
    Mason Plumlee tallied 10 points and 14 rebounds in his Summer League debut as the Pistons defeated the Nets 76-67.
  • Video - Jones Lifts Orioles Past Rivera, Yankees 00:41

    Jones Lifts Orioles Past Rivera, Yankees

    Jul 7
    Adam Jones hit a two-run home run off of Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning to help the Orioles beat the Yankees 2-1.
  • Video - Best/Worst Trade 02:52

    Best/Worst Trade

    Jul 7
    Yankees GM Brian Cashman, Rangers GM Jon Daniels and Rays GM Andrew Friedman share the best and worst trades they've made.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Guest MMQB: Austen Lane on the struggle to succeed on- and off…

    Jul 7
    Peter King is taking his annual vacation, and he's lined up some special guests to fill in on MMQB in the meantime. This week, Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Austen Lane takes over.
  • Sources: Cavs join Mavs in race for Bynum

    Jul 7
    The Cleveland Cavaliers have joined the Dallas Mavericks as a prime team to watch in the race to sign free-agent center Andrew Bynum.
  • Milwaukee Bucks agree to terms with Carlos Delfino, sources say

    Jul 7
    The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to terms on a contract with free-agent forward Carlos Delfino, according to sources close to the process.
  • John Clayton's NFL mailbag: Franchise-tag system flaws exposed

    Jul 7
    Mailbag: The franchise-tag system doesn't appear to be working as intended for teams or players, writes John Clayton.