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Yankee closer bails

The White Sox are making some noise at the MLB Winter Meetings. According to the “USA Today”, Chicago signed closer David Robertson to a four-year deal worth over 40-million-dollars. Robertson took over for Mariano Rivera as the Yankees’ ninth-inning man last...

Yankees on the verge of replacing Jeter

The New York Yankees may have found a replacement for the retired Derek Jeter, as reports indicate that a three-team trade involving the Diamondbacks and Detroit Tigers is nearing completion and would send shortstop Didi Gregorius from Arizona to the Bronx. The reports are that...

Giant mess

Josh Scobee kicked a 43-yard field goal with 28 seconds remaining to give the Jacksonville Jaguars a stunning 25-24 come-from-behind victory over the reeling New York Giants on Sunday at EverBank Field. The Jaguars (2-10) scored a pair of defensive touchdowns in the second half...

Ray Rice Fast Facts

(CNN) — Here’s a look at the life of suspended NFL running back Ray Rice. Personal: Birth date: January 22, 1987 Birth place: New Rochelle, New York Birth name: Raymell Maurice Rice Father: Conrad Reed Mother: Janet Rice, special education teacher Marriage: Janay...

Algeri loses in China

The improbable dream turned out to be just that for Greenlawn’s Chris Algieri. He traveled halfway around the world to the Venetian Macau resort telling anyone who would listen that he had what it took to shock eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao, but it...

Schumer wants action on drones

New York Senator Chuck Schumer says federal agencies are not acting quickly enough to publish rules for flying unmanned aircraft. He says three times in recent weeks, drones were spotted by pilots landing at JFK and two others were flown near the Ed Koch Queensborough Bridge,...

Islanders continue to roll

Brock Nelson logged a goal and an assist as the Islanders roughed up the Lightning 5-2. Cal Clutterbuck, Mikhail Grabovski and Ryan Strome all scored in the second period for the Isles, who have won six of their last seven.  Casey Cizikas also scored and Jaroslav Halak made 26...

deGrom is National League Rookie of the Year

New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom and Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu are Major League Baseball’s Rookies of the Year. The 26-year-old deGrom received 26-of-30 first-place votes to take National League honors, beating out Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy...