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Vernon Wells Designated For Assignment By Yanks; Thanks Team In Tweet

The three-time All-Star was designated for assignment by the Yankees on Friday. The club also officially announced the signing of pitcher Matt Thornton to a two-year deal.


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On WFAN: Robertson Waiting For Word On Closer Role

David Robertson hasn’t yet been handed the keys to Mariano Rivera’s kingdom. He may not be anointed the Yankees’ closer for awhile. Or ever. Either way, he’s ready to contribute.


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Report: Mets Among Teams Interested In Corey Hart

The Milwaukee Brewers didn’t extend a qualifying offer this week to Hart, who missed the entire 2013 season following surgery on both knees.


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Hiroki Kuroda Keeping All Offseason Options Open

Hiroki Kuroda says he doesn’t know what his future holds beyond this season.


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Report: Retaining J.R. Smith Is Knicks’ No. 1 Priority

Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith has informed the New York Knicks that he will decline the option in his contract for next season and become a free agent.


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Henrik Lundqvist On Extension With Rangers: ‘We’ll See’

The reigning Vezina Trophy winner, who is again a finalist this year to be named the NHL’s top goalie, wouldn’t say whether he’d be open to negotiating a new deal this offseason.


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Report: Darrelle Revis Miffed Jets Enforcing Clause Tied To Bonuses

Revis needs to participate in the Jets’ voluntary workouts beginning next week to collect $3 million in bonuses he’s scheduled to earn. And he’s “not happy about it,” according to the Post.


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Giants GM: Louis Murphy Adds ‘Another Dimension’ To Offense

With leading receiver Victor Cruz still unsigned, the New York Giants have added Louis Murphy.


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Giants Co-Owner Tisch: Victor Cruz ‘Likely’ To Get Offer Sheet As RFA

Tisch thinks Cruz will get an offer “a little higher” than the $6 million per year owed to slot receiver Wes Welker, who signed a two-year deal last week with the Denver Broncos.


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Trade Revis? Woody Says Jets ‘Open’ To Listening To Offers

Woody Johnson told reporters that the Jets would like to keep Darrelle Revis, the subject of rampant trade rumors, “but we’re trying to make the team better. He’s on the team right now.”


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Report: Jets Not ‘Committed’ To Revis Trade; Could He Return?

The Jets are definitely trading Darrelle Revis, right? Maybe not. The team is entertaining offers but not “actively shopping” the NFL’s top cornerback, according to the New York Post.


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Tim Tebow Could Stay With Jets? GM Invites Speculation With Enigmatic Remark

By many accounts, the Jets plan to cut ties with Tim Tebow this offseason — be it through a trade or outright release. But wait just a second…


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Darrelle Revis Reacts To Trade Rumors: ‘I Need Answers And I’m Not Getting Any’

Revis had quite a bit to say about being rendered speechless by reports that the Jets were going to attempt to trade him during the offseason.


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Nick Swisher Hoping To Bring Yankee Magic To Cleveland

Swisher, who spent the past four seasons wearing Yankees pinstripes, was introduced Thursday by the Indians.


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Ichiro, Yankees Agree On Two-Year Deal

In 2011, Derek Jeter became the first player to record hit No. 3,000 with the Yankees. Ichiro will get a legitimate shot to join him.