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Hartnett: Rangers Rookie Chris Kreider — This Kid Is Something Special

Kreider’s first career goal came at a vital time for the Rangers. Heck, everything this kid does is atypical of a rookie.


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Lin-jury, Playoff Ticket Controversy Turns Into Statement Spat Between Media Giants

Speculation about the timing of Jeremy Lin’s MRI results has turned into a war of words between Cablevision and the Daily News.


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Stanton Asks For Release From Jets

Drew Stanton is seeking a departure from the Jets following Wednesday’s trade for Tim Tebow.


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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.


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Phillies Announcer Gary Matthews Tells Reporter: Mets Lose Because They Are ‘Crybabies’

Mike Pelfrey was miffed at Placido Polanco. The Phillies’ infielder then had some words for Pelfrey. As for Philadelphia announcer Gary Matthews Sr.? Well, he delivered a piece of sharp criticism toward the Mets organization.


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Ron Darling: Davey Johnson To Nationals Spells Trouble For Mets

68-year-old Davey Johnson, who will be forever remembered in New York for leading the Mets to the 1986 World Series title, is returning to the dugout — for the Nationals. “If you’re a Mets fan, it’s a sad day,” Ron Darling told the New York Daily News.


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Mets’ K-Rod: Trade To Yankees? Sure, I’d Set Up For Mariano Rivera

Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez knows he might be a goner by the July 31 trading deadline, and he’s not against serving in a setup role for a contending team. Including the Yankees.


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Osi Umenyiora: Giants, Jerry Reese Lied About Deal-Or-Trade Pact

Is Giants general manager Jerry Reese a man of his word? According to Osi Umenyiora, the answer is simple: no.


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Alleged Nude Photo Of Yankees Legend Joe DiMaggio Up For Auction

With the Anthony Weiner sexting saga still bulging at the seams, perhaps it’s apropos that an alleged nude photo of a Yankees great has hit the auction scene.


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Thomas Emma, Ex-Duke, Manhasset Hoops Star, Plunges To Death From NYC Athletic Club

Police say former Duke star Thomas Emma plunged from the 12th floor of the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan to his death in an apparent suicide.


In this Jan. 4, 2008 file photo, former Major League Baseball player Lenny Dykstra poses for a portrait in New York. Dykstra has been charged with car theft and drug possession. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says Dykstra and two other men were charged Monday, June 6, 2011,  with grand theft auto, identity theft and other crimes. He faces up to 12 years in prison if convicted. (credit: AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Lenny Dykstra On Auto Theft Charges: ‘Of Course I’m Not Guilty’

Former Mets star Lenny Dykstra, jailed on grand theft auto and drug possession charges, proclaimed his innocence on Monday. “Of course I’m not guilty,” Dykstra told the New York Daily News. “The car got stolen alright — stolen by them.”


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David Wright: I Want To Stay With Mets; Contract A Major Trade Obstacle

David Wright’s love affair with New York is apparent. His contract might just prove to be the obstacle that keeps him at Citi Field’s hot corner.


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Conflicting Reports Surface On Mike D’Antoni’s Future With Knicks, Raptors

Could Mike D’Antoni skip out on the Knicks? According to the New York Daily News’ Frank Isola, D’Antoni, entering his last year under contract with New York, “could emerge as a candidate in Toronto.”


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Report: David Wright, Not Jose Reyes, Could Land On Mets’ Trading Block

Jose Reyes, a free agent after this season, is expected to fetch a few offers before the MLB trading deadline. Though according to John Harper of the New York Daily News, Reyes “may be changing (GM Sandy) Alderson’s mind.” Good news for Mets fans? Maybe not.


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Fred Wilpon Unplugged, Part II: Mets Are ‘Bleeding Cash’

Fred Wilpon’s “lousy club” could lose up to $70 million this year, according to a second headline-grabbing profile of the Mets’ embattled owner to surface this week.