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Bobby Valentine (credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Back With The Amazin’s: Bobby Valentine Hired As Mets Studio Analyst For SNY

SportsNet New York, better known as SNY, announced on Thursday that it has hired Valentine as an analyst for the Mets’ pre- and postgame shows before and after game telecasts.

03/28/2013

A firefighter breaks down after the World Trade Center buildings collapsed September 11, 2001. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

It’s Official: 50 Types Of Cancer To Be Covered Under Zadroga Act

The federal government announced Monday that dozens of types of cancer will be now be covered under a healthcare fund for first responders of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

09/10/2012

Cosmo Editor-In-Chief Helen Gurley Brown (file/Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

Cosmo Editor-In-Chief Helen Gurley Brown Dead After A Brief Hospitalization

The editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for more than 30 years died after a brief hospitalization at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia.

08/13/2012

FILE - Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife Mary arrive to funeral services for U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help August 29, 2009 in Boston. (credit: Brian Snyder-Pool/Getty Images)

Private Memorial Service For Mary Richardson Kennedy Held In Manhattan

The estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. who was found dead of an apparent suicide at her home in Bedford, was remembered for her generosity of spirit by family and friends on Monday.

05/21/2012

Kenneth Chamberlain (credit: Family Handout)

Lawyer For Family Of Kenneth Chamberlain ID’s Cop Who Allegedly Shouted Racial Slur Before Shooting

The lawyer for the family of shooting victim Kenneth Chamberlain said he’d like to see an indictment against White Plains Officer Steven Hart.

04/20/2012

Rashad Powell (credit: NJ Department Of Corrections)

NJ Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Women After Targeting Couples At Motels

Union County prosecutors said Rasheed Powell, 36, targeted couples at motels in Linden and Elizabeth on weekend nights over a period of six-weeks.

04/19/2012

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)

Paige One: In Sports, It’s What Have You Done For Me Yesterday?

Usually, the older an athlete gets, the longer he lingers on the playing field, the uglier it gets. Boxers Shane Mosley and Roy Jones, Jr. and New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada come to mind.

WFAN–05/25/2011

Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand (52) is treated on the field after colliding with Army's Malcolm Brown (23) as he tried to make the tackle during the second half of a football game Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in East Rutherford, N.J. LeGrand  was hurt on the play and taken off on a backboard from the field. Rutgers won 23-20 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NJ Pols Seek Federal Guidelines For Concussion Treatment

Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. said his measure titled ConTACT Act would help prevent and treat sports-related head injuries and concussions.

02/05/2011

Former First Daughter Barbara Bush appears in a video in support of gay marriage - Credit: Human Rights Campaign

Barbara Bush Backs Gay Marriage In New York

The Human Rights Campaign, a national gay rights organization, has released a video featuring 29-year old Barbara Bush.

02/01/2011

Banks Grow Wary Of Environmental Risks

Did you hear the interview with the New York Times’ Tom Zeller, Jr.?

08/31/2010

Queens Man Indicted In 2000 Rape Of NYU Law Student

The Manhattan district attorney announced the indictment of 30-year-old Rajeev Kumar Tuesday in the 2000 rape of a NYU law student.

08/17/2010

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees holds the ball he used to hit his 600th career home run. Rodriguez hit a first inning two run home run against pitcher Shaun Marcum of the Toronto Blue Jays on August 4, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s 600th: Much Ado About Nothing

If you are baseball fan, it’s hard to celebrate A-Rod’s 600th homer as an earth-shattering achievement. We will never know exactly how many home runs A-Rod hit steroid-free.

WFAN–08/05/2010

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees holds the ball he used to hit his 600th career home run. Rodriguez hit a first inning two run home run against pitcher Shaun Marcum of the Toronto Blue Jays on August 4, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod's 600th: Much Ado About Nothing

If you are baseball fan, it’s hard to celebrate A-Rod’s 600th homer as an earth-shattering achievement. We will never know exactly how many home runs A-Rod hit steroid-free.

WFAN–08/05/2010

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