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BREAKING NEWS

Islanders sold

Not long after the New York Islanders move to Brooklyn they should have a new owner. The team says it is being sold to a group led by Jon Ledecky, a former co-owner of the Washington Capitals.  London-based investor Scott Malkin will have a minority interest. Terms of the deal...

SKEETERS SILENCE DUCKS TO EVEN SERIES

(Central Islip, N.Y., August 13, 2014) – The Long Island Ducks were defeated by the Sugar Land Skeeters 3-0 on Wednesday night in the middle game of a three-game series at Bethpage Ballpark. Delwyn Young provided the only runs of the ballgame on a three-run homer to right field...

Buyer for Islanders bails

Negotiations to sell the Islanders to Philadelphia-based hedge fund manager Andrew Barroway have ceased, a person familiar with the discussions said Tuesday. Talks with Barroway are not expected to resume, the person said. There is no indication if other potential buyers have...

Strahan inducted in Canton

There are seven new members of the Pro Football Hall ofFame.  Linebacker Derrick Brooks, punter Ray Guy, defensive ends Michael Strahan  and Claude Humphrey, tackle Walter Jones, wide receiver Andre Reed, and cornerback Aeneas Williams were enshrined in Canton on Saturday.  The...

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...