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Dec 6, 2012

Wright Visits PS 38 on Sandy-Ravaged S.I.

Wright Visits PS 38 on Sandy-Ravaged S.I.

Mets third baseman David Wright was at Staten Island's PS 38 Thursday, bringing some cheer to the community hit by Sandy. The excited fourth- and fifth-graders told NBC 4 New York they'd never forget meeting...

Nov 29, 2012

Shawn Johnson on "DWTS" and Next Chapter

Shawn Johnson on "DWTS" and Next Chapter

Olympic Gold medalist Shawn Johnson stops by to talk about her 2nd-place finish on "Dancing with the Stars: All Stars" and what she is up to next.

Oct 18, 2012

Missy Franklin on Which College to Attend

Missy Franklin on Which College to Attend

Missy Franklin talks about how students at her high school treat her following the 2012 London Summer Olympics. As a senior in high school, she will now have to decide which college to attend.

Oct 18, 2012

A-Rod: "I Love Being a Yankee"

A-Rod: "I Love Being a Yankee"

Alex Rodriguez discusses his future in the Bronx, after the Yankees were swept by the Detroit Tigers in the American League Championship Series. A-Rod was just 3-25 at the plate in the postseason, and was...

Oct 3, 2012

Swish After Win: "What a Year, Bro!"

Swish After Win: "What a Year, Bro!"

Elated Mark Teixeira, Curtis Granderson, Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher talk to Bruce Beck in the midst of celebrating their AL East title.

Sep 27, 2012

Dickey a Bright Spot for Sad Mets

Dickey a Bright Spot for Sad Mets

R.A. Dickey won his 20th game Thursday, becoming the first Met pitcher in 22 years to accomplish the feat. Here's what the knuckleballer had to say following the latest highlight of his unlikely season.

Sep 13, 2012

Broadway Joe

Broadway Joe

Bruce Beck caught up with Joe Namath at his charity golf outing at Bethpage State Park to get the Super Bowl winning quarterback's take on the 2012 version of Gang Green.

Sep 10, 2012

Deron Williams on Barclays: "The Buzz Is Crazy"

Deron Williams on Barclays: "The Buzz Is Crazy"

With tip-off at the Barclays Center rapidly approaching, Bruce Beck caught up with Nets point guard Deron Williams who was busy demonstrating his new video game.

Aug 20, 2012

Giants in Hot Water Over Cold Tub Prank

Giants in Hot Water Over Cold Tub Prank

After a profanity-laced video surfaced this weekend showing Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul dunking Prince Amukamara into a tub of ice water, Big Blue was on the defensive, defending their actions...

Aug 14, 2012

Sanchez, Tebow: Wildcat Strategy Under Wraps

Sanchez, Tebow: Wildcat Strategy Under Wraps

Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow answer reporter questions about the much anticipated Wildcat scheme for the Jets this season.

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Fighter Ronda Rousey Says Yes to Marine's Ball Invite

Fighter Ronda Rousey Says Yes to Marine's Ball Invite

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Venus Williams Achieves Her 'Dream': A College Diploma

Venus Williams Achieves Her 'Dream': A College Diploma

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Williams Wins US Open 1st Round After Injured Opponent Stops

Williams Wins US Open 1st Round After Injured Opponent Stops

Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.

Giants Own the Patriots Until Further Notice

Giants Own the Patriots Until Further Notice

The Giants face the Patriots in the fourth and final preseason game on Thursday, a meaningless game that will nevertheless offer the opportunity to remind the Patriots and their fans that the Giants own...

LA Selected as U.S. Candidate for 2024 Olympics

LA Selected as U.S. Candidate for 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles was selected Tuesday as the U.S. bid city for the 2024 Olympics. With Boston bowing out earlier this year, the LA City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a proposal to authorize Mayor Eric...

Ortiz Hits Career No. 495; Red Sox Beat Yankees 4-3

Ortiz Hits Career No. 495; Red Sox Beat Yankees 4-3

David Ortiz hit his 495th home run and Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits and threw out a runner at the plate to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night

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