Saturday, March 6, 2021

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Mika Zibanejad benching downplayed by Rangers coach David Quinn

David Quinn was candid while explaining his reasons for benching struggling veteran Mika Zibanejad for a majority of the second period in the Rangers’ 6-1 victory over the Devils on Thursday night, but the head coach said everything...

The Gary Sanchez positives keep coming for Yankees

Observations from the Yankees’ spring training game on Friday Power Up After hitting just three homers last season, Gleyber Torres hit his first of the spring — an opposite field shot off Tigers left-hander Tyler Alexander. Walk On Right-handed prospect Luis Medina...

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani hits 100 mph in spring outing

Shohei Ohtani figured he’d be careful in his return to the mound after two injury-spoiled seasons. A few batters in, the Los Angeles Angels’ two-way sensation reached back for a little extra — and brought back some of the...

Bond between Wagner players has team on verge of NCAA Tournament

They are the engine to the area’s best local college basketball story, close friends who describe each other as brothers, a pair of junior college transfers who have turned Wagner from a preseason afterthought to favorites to reach...

Robert Gamez’s Arnold Palmer run getting unceremonious end

ORLANDO, Fla. — Robert Gamez has had — and will continue to have — many better days on the golf course than the one he experienced on Friday. The 20-over 92 Gamez shot in the second round of the...

36th Edition: America’s Cup Live free Stream 2021 – Sailing Online Schedule

36th Edition: America’s Cup Live Stream 2021 – Sailing Online Schedule: For the 36th America’s Cup, teams will be sailing in AC75s, or more specifically 75-foot foiling monohulls. Where will the 2021 America’s Cup be held? Auckland, New Zealand Will America’s...

Five mid-majors to watch as northeast conference tournaments begin

It’s conference tournament time and the local mid-majors are practicing their steps in hopes of qualifying for the Big Dance. Here are five schools to watch: Hofstra Hofstra avoided any COVID-19 pauses until a bad time: The final two weeks...

Brett Gardner’s return isn’t a ‘reward’ for his Yankees past

TAMPA — Brett Gardner is back for a 14th season in pinstripes, but not just because of what he did in his first 13 seasons in The Bronx, according to general manager Brian Cashman. Though the veteran outfielder re-signed...

NFL hires Maia Chaka as league’s first black female game official

The NFL has hired Maia Chaka as the first black female official in league history. She will work games during the 2021 season. “I am honored to be selected as an NFL official,” Chaka said. “But this moment is...

Rangers’ Kaapo Kakko set to return vs. Devils after COVID-19

Kaapo Kakko is set to return to the Rangers’ lineup for Saturday’s matchup against the Devils after missing the past six games due to a bout with COVID-19. The 20-year-old winger was placed on the COVID-19 protocol list for...
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Democrats Want a Stronger Edge in the Senate. Ohio Could Be Crucial.

And few states, in the Midwest or beyond, have the symbolic resonance of Ohio, which for decades served as a political bellwether and...

DeSantis Is Ascendant and Cuomo Is Faltering

That’s left Democrats facing charges of hypocrisy when it comes to Mr. Cuomo, who is now accused of sexually harassing several younger women....

In Georgia, Republicans Take Aim at Role of Black Churches in Elections

The bill that passed the House would limit voting to at most one Sunday in October, but even that would be up to...

The Robots Are Coming for Phil in Accounting

Not all bots are the job-destroying kind. Holly Uhl, a technology manager at State Auto Insurance Companies, said that her firm has used...