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Mets Broadcaster,Hall of Famer Dies

 RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) _ Ralph Kiner, who slugged his way to the baseball Hall of Fame and then enjoyed a half-century career as a popular broadcaster, died Thursday. He was 91. The baseball Hall […]

02/06/2014

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Gallo Goes There: Don’t Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be Great

Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.

01/17/2014

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (credit: Al Bello/Getty Imags)

Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

Oakland Athletics v Texas Rangers

Mets Reportedly Add Starting Pitcher

By HOWIE RUMBERG   AP Sports Writer   LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) _ A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that 18-game winner Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets have agreed […]

12/11/2013

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Granderson the King of Queens

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) _ Curtis Granderson and the New York Mets have completed a $60 million, four-year contract. The deal with the three-time All-Star outfielder is the team’s most expensive since Sandy Alderson […]

12/09/2013

Arizona Diamondbacks v San Francisco Giants

Another Young in Mets Fold

NEW YORK (AP) _ Outfielder Chris Young has finalized a $7.25 million, one-year contract with the New York Mets. The 30-year-old, who agreed to the deal last week, figures to start either in center or […]

11/26/2013

Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics

Mets Young Apparently Add Another Young

By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ A person familiar with the negotiations says outfielder Chris Young and the New York Mets have agreed to a $7.25 million, one-year contract. The agreement […]

11/22/2013

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Hawkins Headed to the Mountains

By PAT GRAHAM  AP Sports Writer   DENVER (AP) _ LaTroy Hawkins is returning to the Colorado Rockies and the veteran reliever may just possibly wind up as their closer. Hawkins agreed to a one-year, […]

11/19/2013

Chicago White Sox v New York Yankees

Cano Agent Dines with Mets Officials

NEW YORK (AP) _ Jay Z, the new agent for Robinson Cano, had dinner Monday night with top officials of the New York Mets. Chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and general manager Sandy Alderson were […]

11/19/2013

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Mets Decline Santana Option; Will Pay Buyout

NEW YORK (AP) _ The Mets have declined a $25 million option on injured pitcher Johan Santana and will pay the left-hander a $5.5 million buyout. The left-hander will be 35 next season and becomes […]

11/01/2013

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