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Jets, Giants sued by mall developer for hampering construction …

Jets, Giants sued by mall developer for hampering construction efforts

profootballtalk.com Updated Jul 9, 2013
The developers of a proposed mall at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey are fighting back against the New York Jets and New York Giants after the teams combined to file an injunction to halt construction of the facility. Accor…
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  • Bat-retrieving dog for Yankees affiliate dies

    Bat-retrieving dog for Yankees affiliate dies

    ESPN.com Jul 9, 2013
    He doggedly did his work, this pinstriped pooch who faithfully served minor leaguers of the New York Yankees while providing big league entertainment.
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  • The New York Mets Rank First In The Majors At Videobombing

    The New York Mets Rank First In The Majors At Videobombing

    deadspin.com Jul 9, 2013
    Jeremy Hefner's been one of the few bright spots for the New York Mets lately, so it figures his teammates would do everything possible to clown on him while he provided an interview to SNY before tonight's game in San Francisco. Laid-back and fun-lovin…
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  • Vacchiano: Hakeem’s Giants pact won’t be dream

    Vacchiano: Hakeem’s Giants pact won’t be dream

    nydailynews.com Jul 9, 2013
    When Victor Cruz signed his new contract, collected his $9.5 million signing bonus and began his new life as a multi-millionaire, it marked the end of a long and sometimes stressful negotiation. It was also only the beginning for the Giants, because Hak…
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  • Royals send Yankees to third straight defeat

    Royals send Yankees to third straight defeat

    ESPN.com Jul 9, 2013
    James Shields wiggled out of early trouble and got home run help from Billy Butler and David Lough as the Kansas City Royals sent the New York Yankees to their third straight loss, 3-1 Tuesday night.
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  • Shields outduels CC for much-needed victory

    Shields outduels CC for much-needed victory

    MLB.com Jul 9, 2013
    Forget the moral victories. James Shields was hungry for an actual win. The Royals have had trouble scoring for Shields, and as a result, he doesn't win nearly as often as he should. Only one half of that equation rang true for Shields on Tuesday night,…
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  • The 2013 Mets Are Marathon Men

    The 2013 Mets Are Marathon Men

    The Mets have played four games of 15 or more innings, matching a single-season franchise record set in 1968.
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  • Giants could still land Vonta Leach

    Giants could still land Vonta Leach

    Even though reports are swirling that free agent fullback Vonta Leach may end up in Miami, the Giants are still in play to land him, according to . “The Giants are still in the running, according to a person familiar with the situation who requested ano…
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  • Mets' Marcum needs season-ending surgery

    Mets' Marcum needs season-ending surgery

    ESPN.com Jul 9, 2013
    New York Mets right-hander Shaun Marcum will undergo season-ending surgery next Monday in St. Louis to address numbness and coldness in his pitching hand, assistant general manager John Ricco said Tuesday.
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  • Victor Cruz thinks Giants will have meeting on Aaron Hernandez

    Victor Cruz thinks Giants will have meeting on Aaron Hernandez

    Victor Cruz has been in numerous interviews after the official , including an interview with Mike Francesa on WFAN. One topic that Cruz commented on is the Aaron Hernandez murder case that has been all over the news. Cruz seems to believe that the issue…
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  • A-Rod held hitless in latest rehab outing

    A-Rod held hitless in latest rehab outing

    MLB.com Jul 9, 2013
    Alex Rodriguez also went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in a rehab game with the Tampa Yankees on Tuesday at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
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  • Hayden Smith continues to grow as a football player

    Hayden Smith continues to grow as a football player

    thejetsblog.com Jul 9, 2013
    TE Hayden Smith is slowly but surely making the adjustment from rugby to American football, according to the newest edition of the Star-Ledger’s Jets summer Q&A. “Just that baseline understanding of everything that was going on last year. From the c…
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  • Anna Benson arrested on assault charges

    Anna Benson arrested on assault charges

    ESPN.com deadspin.com Jul 9, 2013
    Anna Benson, the estranged wife of former New York Mets pitcher Kris Benson, was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of aggravated assault and battery with a gun, possession of a firearm in a felony and criminal trespass.
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  • Bat Boy Has A Helluva Story About George Brett's Pine Tar Game

    Bat Boy Has A Helluva Story About George Brett's Pine Tar Game

    deadspin.com Jul 9, 2013
    The 30th anniversary of the infamous George Brett pine tar game is July 24. The Royals are currently back in the Bronx to play the Yankees, and Brett is back with the Royals as their interim hitting coach, with a press conference planned for today so he…
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  • Report: Metta World Peace Hopes To Land With The Knicks If Amne…

    Report: Metta World Peace Hopes To Land With The Knicks If Amnestied By The Lakers

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Jul 9, 2013
    If the Lakers use the amnesty clause on Metta World Peace, the small forward hopes to land with his hometown New York Knicks, according to ESPN. While Kobe Bryant made it clear that he wants MWP back and wants to take one last crack at a championship wi…
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  • Vince Carter’s Top 10 Windmill Dunks Of His NBA Career

    Vince Carter’s Top 10 Windmill Dunks Of His NBA Career

    dimemag.com Jul 9, 2013
    The young fellas don’t understand. They’re spoiled by YouTube and high definition and instant analysis and GIFs and Twitter. Back in the day, you had to hit up NBA.com for highlights, and then crane your neck to watch a pixelated video that was no bigge…
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  • Guthrie handles delay as Royals roll Yanks

    Guthrie handles delay as Royals roll Yanks

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 9, 2013
    Jeremy Guthrie neatly handled a nemesis and a long rain delay to pitch into the seventh inning, Billy Butler homered and the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Yankees 5-1 Monday night.
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  • Rex Ryan goes running with the bulls in Spain...twice!

    Rex Ryan goes running with the bulls in Spain...twice!

    nydailynews.com Jul 9, 2013
    He’s known for being full of bull, but there was nothing phony about Rex Ryan running with the bulls in Spain. The Jets’ coach got a jump on training camp by hoofing it for his life at the famed man-vs.-beast challenge in Pamplona.
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  • Jeter plays in third straight rehab game with no issues

    Jeter plays in third straight rehab game with no issues

    MLB.com Jul 9, 2013
    While his night proved hitless, rehabbing Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter looked more than comfortable running the bases and in the field for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday. Jeter reached base twice, scored a run and made three plays at short in…
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  • Video - Cruzin' to elite status? 02:53

    Cruzin' to elite status?

    Jul 9
    Shaun O'Hara and Donovan McNabb discuss on "NFL Total Access" whether New York Giants star Victor Cruz is an elite receiver or just a good slot receiver.
  • Video - Which wide receiver duo is the best in the NFL? 01:24

    Which wide receiver duo is the best in the NFL?

    Jul 9
    Which wide receiver duo is better: Roddy White and Julio Jones, Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker or Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks? "NFL Total Access" debates.
  • Video - The GM's Office: ChiSox On The Move? 01:47

    The GM's Office: ChiSox On The Move?

    Jul 9
    Jim Bowden takes a look at several players on the White Sox that could be traded before the deadline.
  • Video - Buster Blog: Garza's Trade Market 02:17

    Buster Blog: Garza's Trade Market

    Jul 9
    Cubs pitcher Matt Garza has said a contract extension with the team is a possibility, but Buster Olney blogs that there is no chance Garza will sign a long-term deal with the Cubs.

Sports Columnists

  • Lakers top luxury tax list at nearly $30 million

    Jul 10
    Six NBA teams have been billed for luxury-tax payments they owe for last season's payrolls, according to official league figures obtained by ESPN.com on Tuesday night. And the heftiest, not surprisingly, belongs to the Lakers.
  • Los Angeles Lakers hit with luxury tax of over $29 million

    Jul 10
    Six NBA teams have been billed for luxury-tax payments they owe for last season's payrolls, according to official league figures obtained by ESPN.com on Tuesday night. And the heftiest, not surprisingly, belongs to the Lakers.
  • Tyler Hansbrough close to deal with Toronto Raptors - sources

    Jul 9
    The Toronto Raptors are close to finalizing a multi-year deal with free-agent forward Tyler Hansbrough, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.
  • Tyler Hansbrough has deal with Toronto Raptors - source

    Jul 9
    The Toronto Raptors are close to finalizing a multi-year deal with free-agent forward Tyler Hansbrough, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.