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Islander sale approved

The NHL Board of Governors unanimously approved the sale of the Islanders from Charles Wang to businessmen Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin, Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Tuesday. The deal, which Bettman said has not been finalized, calls for Ledecky and Malkin to own a...

Arod is a wait and see situation for next year

The New York Yankees are taking a wait and see approach to Alex Rodriguez for next season.  Manager Joe Girardi said during Monday’s season-ending press conference that “A-Rod” will likely be the team’s starting third baseman next year, but they’ll...

Jeter calls it a career

The curtain has come down on the fabled career of Derek Jeter.  The New York Yankees shortstop went 1-for-2 with an RBI in Sunday’s season finale, a 9-5 win over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.  Jeter was lifted for a pinch-runner in the third inning.  He finishes his...

Fairytale ending for the Captain

There were plenty of cheers and tears at Yankee Stadium last night, as Derek Jeter said good-bye to colleagues and fans.  It was the Captain’s last home game at the stadium.  Jeter wrote himself a fairytale ending with an RBI walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to...

Nor’easter could threaten the captains final home game

A Nor’easter is dumping heavy rain on the New York area.  If the storm continues into tonight, it could wash out Derek Jeter’s last home game at Yankee Stadium.  Major League Baseball will make the final call and a representative says all efforts will be made to play...

Three more years for Alderson

Sandy Alderson will remain the general manager of the New York Mets for another three years.  His contract is being extended though 2017.  Mets COO Jeff Wilpon says the organization is looking forward to Sandy continuing his efforts to build the Mets into a postseason contender. ...

BLUE CRABS TOP DUCKS IN SEASON FINALE

(Central Islip, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2014) – The Long Island Ducks were defeated by the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 8-5 on Sunday afternoon at Bethpage Ballpark in the final game of the 2014 regular season. Southern Maryland took a 4-0 lead in the top of the fourth off Ducks starting...

Senators unite to fight NFL Commissioner

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is one of 16 female U.S. senators demanding that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell institute a zero-tolerance policy on domestic violence.  In a letter to Goodell, the lawmakers said “if you violently assault a woman, you...