Thursday, August 5, 2021

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Edwin Diaz nearly blows it for Mets, exits with tight back

PHILADELPHIA — The 2019 version of Edwin Diaz resurfaced Sunday night, and only a favorable video review and a game-ending bailout by Jeurys Familia spared him and the Mets from full-blown disaster. Entrusted with a four-run lead in the...

Storied Rangers-Islanders rivalry says goodbye to Coliseum

The phrase “End of an Era” is thrown around a lot, but that is what the Rangers and Islanders experienced Saturday night at Nassau Coliseum. And it appears the Rangers’ 3-0 loss to the Islanders will officially mark the...

Mets place Luis Guillorme on injured list in defensive blow

PHILADELPHIA — The Mets’ best defensive option at third base will be sidelined for at least the next week-plus, and probably longer. Before the Mets‘ 2-1 loss to the Phillies on Friday night, Luis Guillorme was placed on the...

Quarterback frenzy made for record night

The NFL partied like it’s 1999. And now it’s time to hope for much better results. Beginning with the formalities of Trevor Lawrence to the Jaguars with the No. 1-overall pick and Zach Wilson to the Jets at No. 2,...

The Yankees don’t have a true leader

The Knicks are good again and it may have taken the Yankees being bad for it to happen. What is going on in The Bronx? A 6-11 start, a lack of effort and the bats going cold into...

Paige Spiranac wants in on PGA Tour’s $40 million plan

Much like the PGA Tour’s top players, Paige Spiranac is seeing dollar signs. Earlier this week, Golfweek reported the PGA Tour had created a $40 million bonus pool to award top players “who positively move the needle.” Spiranac, who...

Diamondbacks vs. Reds prediction: Take the home team

Assembly member Rebecca Seawright is pushing a bill that would send public servants convicted of sexual harassment to jail. The proposal will be called the “Fredo” bill. Fifteen games into the season the 9-6 Reds are in first place....

Yankees Fan Therapy Session feat. Shane Spencer

Deep breaths, Yankees fans. Goooooooos-fra-baaaaa. It’s only been 15 games, but the Yankees are 5-10 and the worst team in the American League. They were swept by the Rays in The Bronx over the weekend and did not...

Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg on IL with shoulder inflammation

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg landed on the injured list Sunday with right shoulder inflammation, after insisting that he was healthy after getting tagged for eight runs in his most recent outing. Nationals manager Dave Martinez said Sunday that...

Romania, defeated by France 3-2, fails to qualify for Fed Cup final

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly, what was expected of her was the same thing that was expected of Lara Stone:...
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‘Freaky bad accident’ could derail Hawks

Trae Young hopes to play through pain. The Hawks point guard suffered a right ankle sprain in the third quarter of Atlanta’s Game...

U.S. Carries Out Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria

WASHINGTON — The United States carried out airstrikes early Monday morning in Iraq and Syria against two Iranian-backed militias that the Pentagon said...

Kristen Schaal enters ‘The Mysterious Benedict Society’

Comedy veteran Kristen Schaal had a new experience in “The Mysterious Benedict Society.” “This is the first time I’ve done something where I have...

Are Black Creators Really on ‘Strike’ From TikTok?

Black creators’ concerns run deeper than simply obtaining dance credits or more brand deals. “We are being exploited, and that’s the core issue...