Students at Lincoln High play baseball with NYPD officers
Apr19

Students at Lincoln High play baseball with NYPD officers

The Lincoln High School baseball team played alongside members of the NYPD Sunday. Students on the team told they were excited to be playing with officers from the NYPD. The athletic director for Lincoln High School says the game is a good way for his players to warm up for the regular season and to see the officers as role models in the community. “I just feel like it gives them a better outreach and it allows our kids to see...

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Mets miss opportunity to bury Nats early
Apr19

Mets miss opportunity to bury Nats early

Just when there was a glimmer of hope that the New York Mets were going to surprise the baseball world and build an enormous divisional lead in the National League East, the Washington Nationals came to town. And then the wheels fell off. The Mets have dropped two-straight games, questionable managing pairing up with an inability to execute in key situations, something the team had done so often during their 12-2 start, the best in...

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Wrestling icon Bruno Sammartino dies at 82
Apr19

Wrestling icon Bruno Sammartino dies at 82

Former WWF champion and pro wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino has died, World Wrestling Entertainment announced Wednesday. He was 82. Sammartino is considered by many to be the last pro wrestling champion before the product moved to a more over-the-top style that was less realistic. He is also considered by many to be the greatest good guy, or babyface, in wrestling history. Sammartino was born on Oct. 6, 1935 in Pizzoferrato, Italy,...

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Yanks prospect Torres tearing it up
Apr19

Yanks prospect Torres tearing it up

It took Gleyber Torres one at-bat to show no apparent lingering issues. The Yankees’ top prospect returned to the lineup for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Wednesday after missing one game with back stiffness. The 21-year-old stood in against Gwinnett lefthander Max Fried, among the top pitching prospects in the Braves organization, and crushed a 2-and-2 pitch to left for a double, continuing a torrid start for the infielder. Torres...

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Future is ‘inevitable’
Apr19

Future is ‘inevitable’

Todd McShay believes the Giants want to change their offensive identity, and their pick with the No. 2 selection in the upcoming draft will point them in that direction. “I’ve heard really strongly that there are important people in that building who believe in Saquon Barkley the player, that that’s what they want to be,” McShay, the ESPN draft analyst, said on a conference call on Wednesday. “The Giants want to be a run-first,...

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