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BREAKING NEWS

Jeter to be honored

The New York Yankees will honor the career of their captain and shortstop Derek Jeter in early September.  The club will hold a pre-game ceremony before the Yanks host the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, September 7th.  All fans in attendance will receive a limited-edition...

Final all star appearance for Jeter

Derek Jeter went 2-for-2 and scored a run in his final All-Star Game to lead the American League in a 5-3 win over the National League at Target Field in Minneapolis.  It was Jeter’s 14th appearance in the Midsummer Classic.  Mike Trout had a double and triple with two RBI...

LIRR talks head to DC

The latest round of talks between the MTA and LIRR unions ended after less than four hours Tuesday with both sides holding their positions, and the MTA’s chief looking to Congress for a solution. At the conclusion of the bargaining session, Metropolitan Transportation...

Nets coach to be announced today

The Brooklyn Nets will announce their new head coach at a news conference today.  The team has reached an agreement in principle with Lionel Hollins to take over for the departed Jason Kidd.  The 60-year-old Hollins most recently spent five seasons as head coach of the Memphis...

Amazin’s former GM dies

The New York Mets are sending their condolences to Frank Cashen’s family. Cashen took over as General Manager of the Amazin’s in 1980 and was there until 1991. He was regarded as the architect of the 1986 World Series champion New York Mets. In a statement Mets...

Felton will stay out of jail

New York Knicks guard Raymond Felton will apparently avoid jail time in a plea agreement on a weapons charge.  He turned himself in to police in February after reports he threatened his estranged wife with a gun.  The two had just filed for divorce a week earlier.  Felton was...

Spurs are the Champs

The San Antonio Spurs are NBA champions.  They took their fifth NBA title last night after defeating the Miami Heat 104-87 in Game Five of the finals.  Ecstatic fans flooded the streets downtown after the win, with Spurs signs and memorabilia as far as the eye could see.  San...

Lord Stanley waits at least until Friday

The New York Rangers Stanley Cup hopes are still alive.  The team hung on to beat the Los Angeles Kings two to one last night before cheering fans at Madison Square Garden.  Goaltender Henrick Lundqvist gave a clutch performance with 40 saves, 15 of them in the third period. ...