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The Top 13 News Stories Of 2013

We have a new pope, a new mayor-elect and more time to enjoy those large, sugary drinks. Here are our picks for the 13 biggest news stories from 2013, in order of when they occurred.

12/31/2013

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Robinson Cano: ‘I Didn’t Get Respect’ From Yankees

Cano seemed to be next in line as the player to wear pinstripes for his entire career, all set to follow the path laid before him by Jeter, Posada and Rivera. But then Seattle blew him away.

12/13/2013

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And the GRAMMY Nominees Are: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar and Justin Timberlake

The nominees for the 2014 GRAMMYs are in and Jay Z tops the list with nine nominations — though you wouldn’t know it from watching the nominations concert.

12/07/2013

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GRAMMY Nominees 2014: The Full List

Jay Z led the nominations with nine nods, followed closely by Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell, Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with seven noms each.

12/07/2013

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Keidel: Robinson Cano Will Be Sleepless In Seattle

When a player says he’s about the money, he’s usually about the Yankees. Except Robinson Cano, who will find himself most sleepless in Seattle.

12/06/2013

Robinson Cano reacts as he leaves the infield. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Heyman: Mariners, Robinson Cano Agree To 10-Year, $240M Deal

It was a back-and-forth morning, but Robinson Cano is no longer a Yankee. The second baseman agreed to a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Mariners on Friday, according to WFAN/CBSSports.com insider Jon Heyman.

12/06/2013

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Report: Tigers GM Dombrowski Shoots Down Robinson Cano Rumors

Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski reportedly has no interest in pursuing free agent second baseman Robinson Cano.

11/23/2013

Robinson Cano reacts as he leaves the infield. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Keidel: Here’s To You, Mr. Robinson — Is It Time To Let Cano Go?

He definitely has the game, if not the gravitas, to lead the Bronx Bombers for the next six years. Just not 10.

11/21/2013

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Sandy On Presentation From Cano’s Agents: It ‘Was A Little Bit Overdone’

“We certainly have a high regard for Robinson Cano as a player,” he said. “It was my sense the presentation was a little bit overdone.”

11/20/2013

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Yankees’ Levine: ‘No Interest’ In Paying Cano $300M

Robinson Cano reportedly hasn’t budged from his asking price north of $300 million. The Yankees haven’t altered their position either: not gonna happen — at least not in the Bronx.

11/19/2013

Robinson Cano during the 2013 All-Star Game festivities at Citi Field (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Meet With Jay Z About Robinson Cano

Shawn “Jay Z” Carter reportedly held a “secret meeting” with the Mets on Monday to discuss the blueprint for free agent Robinson Cano, according to the New York Post.

11/19/2013

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Boomer & Carton: Ding-Dong! What Did Jay Z, Wilpon And Alderson Discuss?

Today we used our ‘Boomer & Carton Ding-Dong App’ to ask the following question…

WFAN–11/19/2013

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Boomer & Carton: Here We Go! Talkin’ Jets And Jay Z On A Tuesday Morning

Boomer and Craig were off and running early this morning, as the Booms cleared the cobwebs after calling Monday night’s controversial game between the New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers.

WFAN–11/19/2013

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Heyman: Yankees, Robinson Cano Are Roughly $150 Million Apart

According to Jon Heyman, the five-time All-Star is still looking for $310 million over 10 years from the Bronx Bombers, while New York is currently offering slightly more than half that.

11/18/2013

Jay Z and Robinson Cano (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Agent: Jay Z ‘Intimately Involved’ In Cano Negotiations

Brodie Van Wagenen will be the man behind Robinson Cano’s new deal. But rap mogul Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is also “intimately involved in all areas” of the process, Van Wagenen said Sunday.

11/18/2013

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