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Swisher Not In Yankees’ Lineup; Expects To Play Monday

Nick Swisher was scratched from the Yankees’ lineup on Sunday but is expected to play Monday should the pain subside.


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Hartnett: The Time Is Now For Phil Hughes

Phil Hughes has regained his velocity and forced his way into the Yankees rotation. 2012 could a be bounce-back season for the rejuvenated Hughes.


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Hartnett: Reflections On Former NHL Stars Taken In Russian Air Disaster

The far-reaching air disaster in Western Russia sadly claimed the lives of many celebrated former Rangers, Devils and Islanders representing Lokomotiv Yaroslav.


FILE - A firefighter in an honor guard next to a reflecting pool set up in memory of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks rotates off his post September 11, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

9/11 First Responders Not Invited To 10th Anniversary Ceremony At Ground Zero

According to a report by the Daily News, security issues and making sure that all of the victims’ families will be able to participate in the 10th anniversary of 9/11, contributed to first responders not being invited to the ceremony.


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Report: Steroid ‘Mule’ Yuri Sucart Spotted With A-Rod

Alex Rodriguez’s relationship with his former steroid “mule” is again raising eyebrows. A-Rod’s cousin, Yuri Sucart, is “traveling with Rodriguez on some road trips, despite being banned by the Yankees,” the Daily News reported on Thursday.


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Report: Jets Have ‘Legitimate Interest’ In Randy Moss

The Jets appear to be on the outside of the Plaxico Burress post-jail sweepstakes, though they’re reportedly in the mix for another talented-yet-troubled wide receiver.


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Report: Jorge Posada, Joe Girardi Bad Blood Stems From 2005 Season

By now we all know of Jorge Posada’s refusal to bat ninth over the weekend, his subsequent apology and Derek Jeter’s clash with Yankees brass over the incident. So is everything hunky-dory in the Bronx? Maybe not.


Five-time All-Star Jorge Posada, center, walks past New York Yankees manager Brian Cashman, left, and manager Joe Girardi, far right, a day after the slumping star asked to be removed from the lineup and ended up in a messy public spat with management. Girardi said Posada apologized to him in a face-to-face conversation. (credit: AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Report: Jorge Posada Refused To Catch In Spring Training; DH Says Not So

It’s Jorge Posada vs. the Yankees, round two. According to the Daily News, the Yankees told Posada that in addition to DH duties, he may have to catch from time to time in an emergency. But whenever he was asked to work behind the dish, Posada refused.


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Ex-Mets OF Lenny Dykstra Not Charged In Stolen Car Case… For Now

Prosecutors have declined to file charges against former Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra after he was arrested on suspicion of trying to buy a stolen car, authorities said.


Owner Fred Wilpon (L) and his son, Jeff Wilpon, of the Mets (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Report: Mets, Wilpons Cut Ownership Search To 8

By now we all know the Mets’ owners are trying to sell a portion of the franchise. According to the New York Daily News, the Wilpons and Saul Katz are one step closer.


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Christine Quinn Apologizes After Being ‘Nasty’ To Daily News Reporter

Quinn said she had been “nasty” and “inappropriate” and that whatever personal issues she has with the reporter she should have taken them up personally.


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Report: Gardner Moving In On Yankees’ Leadoff Spot

Does Brett Gardner have what it takes to usurp Derek Jeter as the Yankees’ leadoff man? According to the Daily News, there “continues to be a push from some inside the organization” for Gardner to take over the leadoff spot from the Yankees’ captain.


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On WFAN: Isola Defends Isiah-Carmelo Report

Frank Isola of the Daily News joined Marc Malusis on Thursday to talk about Isiah Thomas’ alleged involvement in the Carmelo Anthony trade, and what he described as “spin control” by Knicks owner James Dolan.


Raymond Felton (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images), one of the many pieces the Nuggets want for Carmelo Anthony. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Report: Carmelo Available, Price Too High For Knicks

How much is too much for Carmelo Anthony? According to Frank Isola of the Daily News, Anthony “could have been a Knick Monday if only team president Donnie Walsh were willing to meet Denver’s trade demands.”


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Yankees’ Granderson: Expect Good Year From Jeter

Consider Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson a big fan of Derek Jeter. “It’s amazing that his down year is most people’s good year or normal year,” Granderson told the Daily News.