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Yankees fans must stop blaming Jose Altuve for Astros’ cheating

Reggie Jackson shared an elevator the other day with Yankees fans, one of whom was telling his buddies how much he despised Jose Altuve. “I hate that little sawed off SOB,” the gentleman proudly told his chums. And that’s where Mr. October, now an Astros executive, entered the convo. “He’s my favorite player,” Jackson told …

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Yankees beat Astros on Aaron Judge walk-off home run in 10th

No team in baseball history ever has gone two straight games without registering a hit. For a while Sunday, it appeared the team with the best record in baseball and the most runs scored in the American League might become the first. One day after three Houston pitchers tossed a combined no-hitter against the Yankees, …

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Jalen Brunson not only free-agent point guard option for Knicks

It’s not necessarily Jalen Brunson gold bust. While the Mavericks free agent is clearly the Knicks’ top target to fill their cavernous hole at point guard, there are other options out there to improve the team now that they have cleared nearly $20 million of cap space and are planning to create even more. The …

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Hornets buy back favorite hoodie from Goodwill

Reunited and it feels so…eh.Image: Getty Images When Kenny Atkinson ultimately passed on the Charlotte Hornets head coaching job, the thought was at least Mike D’Antoni will keep LaMelo Ball, Miles Bridges, and the rest of Buzz City entertaining. After the former Houston head coach’s meeting with part-owner Michael Jordan this week, it seemed all …

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Jalen Brunson’s Derrick Rose connection may lead him to Knicks

Derrick Rose’s value may go beyond what he can produce on the floor for the Knicks. His presence alone could contribute to landing their priority in free agency. The veteran guard is yet another link between the Knicks and coveted point guard Jalen Brunsontheir bond tracing back to Brunson’s formative years in Illinois when Rose …

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Disney, Apple and Amazon keep waiting as NFL considers Sunday Ticket offers

DK Metcalf, of the Seattle Seahawks, during a Meet & Greet with DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET subscribers at the DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET Lounge on Saturday Feb. 1, 2020, in Miami, FL. Peter Barreras | PA Disney, Apple and Amazon have all submitted bids to become the new broadcast rights owner of the National Football …

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Kevin Durant still could stay with Nets even if Kyrie Irving bolts

Rumblings that Kevin Durant would demand out of Brooklyn if Kyrie Irving were to leave the Nets was the biggest story Thursday night at the 2022 NBA Draft. Durant, however, reportedly hasn’t told the Nets he would ask for a trade, just a map of how they would plan to contend post-Irving. Of course, that …

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Knicks’ 2021 NBA Draft selections and how they fared in Year 1

Last year’s draft was a busy one for the Knicks and team president Leon Rose. They made multiple moves, trading back in the first round, then moving up in the second round. Altogether, there were three trades, but no big splash. The immediate returns were minimal, though there remains optimism that at least a few …

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Aaron Judge, Aaron Hicks propel Yankees to big comeback win

Beforehand, Yankees manager Aaron Boone said the arrival of the Astros in town the next few days would lead to “a shot-in-the-arm series.” For eight innings, though, that sounded like a shot-in-the- dark prediction. But then the Yankees brightened what has been a transcendent season. Trailing 6-3 and hitless since the first inning, they erupted …

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