Buddy Carlyle #44 of the New York Mets in action against the Chicago Cubs during their game on August 18, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets, Reliever Buddy Carlyle Agree To Minor League Deal

The 37-year-old right-hander agreed Monday to a minor league contract and was invited to big league spring training.

01/05/2015

A tribute is held for the late Stuart Scott, who passed away from his battle with cancer on January 4, 2015, before a New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Reid Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images)

Stuart Scott Mourned By Colleagues, Athletes, President Obama

“You beat cancer by how you live. So live. Live. Fight like hell.” That fight ended Sunday when Scott, the longtime “SportsCenter” anchor and ESPN personality, died at age 49.

01/05/2015

Pedro Martinez and Mike Piazza with the Mets in 2005. (Photo by Ezra Shaw /Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Will The Hall Of Fame Voters Get It Right?

Happy New Year! This means, of course, that the Hall of Fame announcement is right around the corner.

01/02/2015

Mike Piazza hits a walk-off solo home run in the 11th inning against the San Francisco Giants on May 6, 2004, at Shea Stadium. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Public Ballots Show Mike Piazza Taking Big Hack At Hall Of Fame

Is this the year the great Mets catcher takes his place in Cooperstown — or will he go 0 for 3?

01/01/2015

Derek Jeter hits a game-winning single in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

WATCH: 10 Memorable NY/NJ Sports Moments From 2014

Bye, Rex Ryan. Hello, Odell Beckham. Let’s take a look at the good, bad and everything in between of this year in local sports.

12/31/2014

Jean Beliveau (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images), Ralph Kiner (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images), Don Zimmer  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Tony Gwynn (Photo by Marilynn Young/AFP/Getty Images)

In Memoriam: Gwynn, Zimmer, Kiner Among Notable Sports Deaths In 2014

For one, the tool of choice was a bat. For the other, a stick. Tony Gwynn and Jean Beliveau died this year, unparalleled craftsmen who made the supremely difficult look almost easy.

12/31/2014

Fans hold a sign in support of Derek Jeter prior to the last game of the season against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on September 28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Top 14 Sports Stories Of 2014

Our sports teams here in New York weren’t all that good this past year — except for the Rangers (and, OK, now the Islanders). Still, we found reasons — both good and bad — to keep tuning in.

12/31/2014

Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game 7 of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The 10 Most Memorable Sporting Events Of 2014

When we look back at 2014, these are some of the games — not to mention stock-car races, tennis finals and golf rounds — we’ll remember the most.

12/26/2014

David Wright (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Report: Wright Spoke To Slain NYPD Officer’s Sons For Over 15 Minutes On Phone

In light of the tragedy this past Saturday, when two NYPD officers were murdered in Brooklyn, the seven-time All-Star tried to lend a hand in any way he could.

12/25/2014

Fans of the New York Mets sit alone in the upper deck during the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field on September 28, 2011. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Fan Raising Money For Billboards In Effort To Get Wilpons To Sell Team

Owners can’t be fired, but one disgruntled Mets fan is determined to get Fred and Jeff out of Queens.

12/24/2014

Lee Mazzilli was an All-Star for the Mets in 1979. (Photo by: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mets Prospect L.J. Mazzilli, Son Of Lee, Suspended For 50 Games

The Mets’ L.J. Mazzilli, a son of former major league All-Star and manager Lee Mazzilli, was suspended for 50 games Tuesday under baseball’s minor-league drug program following a second positive drug test.

12/23/2014

Please, Santa. We're begging you. (Photo by Chris Colton/CBSNewYork)

What Our 9 Pro Sports Teams Want For Christmas

This year hasn’t been particularly kind to sports franchises in the Tri-State area. Every team has something (in certain cases, multiple things) they’d like from Santa.

12/23/2014

Darryl Strawberry in 1986 (Photo by T.G. Higgins/Getty Images)

IRS To Auction Darryl Strawberry’s Deferred Compensation Agreement

The IRS said in a statement Monday the agreement is worth about $1,279,000. The minimum bid is $550,000 in the auction, which is scheduled for Jan. 20 at the IRS office in Fairview Heights, Illinois.

12/22/2014

Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. makes a one-handed touchdown catch in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on November 23, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

WATCH: From Football To Fútbol, Presenting The Plays Of The Year

Some of them won the game, some of them saved the game and others made for some very impressive eye candy.

12/22/2014

Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies makes a throw for a putout in the first inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Coors Field on June 4, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Heyman: Mets, Rox Still Far Off In Tulo Negotiations; Yanks Have Checked In

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson isn’t the only one interested in landing the four-time All-Star.

12/22/2014

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23. Cincinnati Reds (72-84)

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20. Miami Marlins (72-76)

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25. Chicago White Sox (63-79)

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8. Kansas City Royals (74-62)

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8. Los Angeles Dodgers (74-57)

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5. Washington Nationals (69-53)

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