Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico lands a left punch to the face of Sergio Martinez of Argentina during the third round of the WBC Middleweight Championship fight on June 7, 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Cotto won by a TKO in the tenth round. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Cotto Stops Martinez In Middleweight Title Fight At MSG

Sergio Martinez didn’t get off the stool when the bell rang for the 10th round. He did not speak to the media after the fight, as he was taken to a hospital as a precaution.


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Silverman: Boxing May Have Lost Its Stature, But Mayweather-Alvarez Will Be Special

If Alvarez can get in his shots, Mayweather will have to react like a champion. He will have to show he can take a punch and stay on his game plan.


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Cano The Leader? Banged-Up Yankees Need Robbie To Embrace New Role

It was a different Robinson Cano at the WBC. Wearing his country’s name on his chest brought out his leadership. The Yankees will need some of that early on.


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Sight For Sore Eyes: David Wright Appears In 1st Big League Game In 2 Weeks

The Mets’ captain made his first appearance in a big league game since sustaining a rib injury during the World Baseball Classic, going 0-for-3 and playing five innings for New York in a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.


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Yankees GM Admits Chance Of Season-Ending Surgery For Mark Teixeira

Teixeira says he has a partially torn tendon sheath in his right wrist and didn’t rule out missing up to two months of the regular season. He could potentially sit out much longer.


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David Wright Out Of WBC With Moderate Rib Strain, Could Miss Opening Day

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Wright would rest for three to five days. Only time will tell whether the 30-year-old star is ready to begin the regular season on April 1, the GM said on Friday.


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Coleman: Sandy Alderson Breaks Down Plan For David Wright Moving Forward

Instead of traveling to Port St. Lucie to be examined, Mets third baseman David Wright boarded a plane in Miami and flew to New York to be examined by team doctors. General manager Sandy Alderson made the announcement on Friday morning.


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David Wright Headed To N.Y. For Tests On Sore Ribs; Done In WBC?

Wright said he was optimistic about playing again for Team USA. But Joe Torre ruled him out of Friday night’s game and said Wright was doubtful beyond that.


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Captain America Vs. Clutch Cano: Wright, Robbie To Meet In Crucial WBC Game

Two of New York’s brightest stars will take the stage on Thursday night when Team USA takes on the Dominican Republic at Marlins Park in Miami. We’re talking about the Yankees’ Robinson Cano and the Mets’ David Wright, of course.


David Wright #5 of USA celebrates with Ryan Braun #8, Giancarlo Stanton #27 and teammates in the dugout after scoring against Canada during the eighth inning of the World Baseball Classic First Round Group D game at Chase Field on March 10, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Late Rally Over Canada Gets U.S. Into WBC Second Round

Running out of outs, Adam Jones and the United States suddenly broke loose and saved themselves from a humbling loss. Now, thanks to a fast finish, they’re heading to Miami for the next round of the World Baseball Classic.


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Adrian Gonzalez Powers Mexico Past Dickey, Team USA In World Baseball Classic

Adrian Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs, seven pitchers handcuffed United States hitters all night and Mexico rebounded from a disappointing opening loss with a decisive 5-2 win over the Americans in Pool D of the World Baseball Classic on Friday.


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Mets Expect Santana To Make Spring Training Debut Next Week

Santana took another step forward in a light bullpen Wednesday. It was the second time on a mound for the ace since Feb. 19, after which his workload was backed down over concerns his arm strength wasn’t where it needed to be.


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Yankees’ Mark Teixeira To Miss 8 To 10 Weeks With Strained Right Wrist Tendon

Mark Teixeira is going to be out until at least early May with a strained right wrist tendon, the latest major injury setback for the New York Yankees.


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Sims: 2 Weeks Sounds Optimistic For Mark Teixeira’s Wrist Injury

The media references to Teixeira’s injury noted the involved area to be his wrist -– a joint, while also pointing to a diagnosis of strain. This doesn’t totally compute.


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Yankees’ Teixeira Nursing Strained Right Wrist, To Miss WBC And At Least 2 Weeks

Teixeira underwent an MRI which revealed the strain. He was to head back to New York with team doctors to have the wrist looked at by a hand specialist on Wednesday, WFAN’s Sweeny Murti reported.