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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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'I Love This Water': Surfer With Disabilities Inspires Beachgoers

Solomon-Coombs was born with various neurological disorders and was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism, as a teenager. He also lost his ability to walk after several sports injuries and uses a...

Rousey Crushes Correia in 34-Second UFC Title Defense

Rousey Crushes Correia in 34-Second UFC Title Defense

Ronda Rousey defended her bantamweight title by knocking out Bethe Correia only 34 seconds into the first round at UFC 190 on Saturday night.

Blaney Sets Iowa Speedway Record in NASCAR Xfinity Win

Blaney Sets Iowa Speedway Record in NASCAR Xfinity Win

Ryan Blaney survived four cautions in the last 24 laps to win the NASCAR Xfinity U.S. Cellular 250 at the Iowa Speedway for his first victory of the season.

White Sox Beat Yankees, 8-2

White Sox Beat Yankees, 8-2

Melky Cabrera and Alexei Ramirez homered and John Danks struck out eight as the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 8-2 on Saturday night.

Mets Beat Nationals, 3-2

Mets Beat Nationals, 3-2

Duda hit a tiebreaking double after Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading New York to a come-from-behind, 3-2 victory over the Nationals on Saturday night in front of the second largest crowd ever for...

Jeff Gordon to Wave Goodbye to Winless Races in Final Season

Jeff Gordon to Wave Goodbye to Winless Races in Final Season

Jeff Gordon's request for a low-key farewell tour has mostly been respected, though the four-time NASCAR champion has been feted with a parade, bourbon, an 18-liter bottle of wine, even a track named in...

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