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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012

Giants Enter Final Stretch

Giants Enter Final Stretch

The Giants have just three games remaining and are clinging to a slim one-game lead in the NFC East. Bruce Beck goes one-on-one with Giants quarterback Eli Manning to get his thoughts coming down the stretch.

Thursday, 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 Wright and that they saw "a heart of gold" in him. When told about the comments, Wright got misty-eyed and admitted to Bruce Beck, "You're getting me all teary-eyed on camera."

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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 benched for the final two games of the ALCS.

Wednesday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Monday, 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.

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Knicks Fall to Cavaliers 119-104

Knicks Fall to Cavaliers 119-104

LeBron James recorded his 48th career triple-double and Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 119-104 victory over the New York Knicks, who hung on to superstar Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose at Thursday's trade deadline. James scored 18 points and had 13 rebounds with 15 assists for his sixth triple-double of the season. Anthony, the subject of trade rumors because of a strained relationship with Knicks President of Basketball Operations Phil Jackson, scored 20 points, going 9 of 25 from the field. Kyle Korver scored 20 points for Cleveland, which is 8-1 in February and has beaten New York 10 straight times. Courtney Lee had 25 points for New York, which has lost six of seven and is 12th in the Eastern Conference playoff race.  

Charles Oakley Attends Knicks-Cavaliers Game in Cleveland

Charles Oakley Attends Knicks-Cavaliers Game in Cleveland

Charles Oakley, still at odds with the New York Knicks, watched his former team in his hometown Thursday night. The Cleveland native sat next to Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert as the Knicks played the defending NBA champions. The former power forward attended his first Knicks game since being arrested after getting into an altercation with security guards at Madison Square Garden earlier this month. Oakley has a strained relationship with Knicks owner James Dolan, who banned the former player a few days following the incident. Dolan lifted the ban after meeting with Oakley and NBA commissioner Adam Silver. Oakley has yet to accept the invitation and hasn't returned to the Garden. Oakley became a fan favorite when he played for the Knicks from 1988-98, but has had a falling out with the organization in recent years. He attended the Knicks game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Feb. 8. and sat a few rows from Dolan. Security guards approached Oakley e

Mets Happy to Have Yoenis Cespedes Back

Mets Happy to Have Yoenis Cespedes Back

When the Mets and Yoenis Cespedes agreed just after Thanksgiving to a $110 million, four-year contract, Mets fans rejoiced that the Cuban slugger was returning to Citi Field. "He's a very friendly human being, easily approachable," said pitcher Jerry Blevins, who will play his fifth season with Cespedes. "That's rare for a guy with his talent to kind of have a personality as friendly as that. It would be easy for him to be an unapproachable guy, and I wouldn't hold it against him if he were because there's a lot of expectations on his shoulders. He carries it with pride. He's a fun guy, and I like to say that I know him and call him a friend." Cespedes' arm strength and home runs bring out the baseball fan in Blevins, who played three years with the 31-year-old outfielder in Oakland. "It's fun coming to the ballpark every day and watching a guy like Cespedes play," the left-handed reliever said. "Whether it's offensively or defensively, you have a chance to see

Jameis Winston: I Used 'Poor Word Choice' in Talk With Students

Jameis Winston: I Used 'Poor Word Choice' in Talk With Students

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston says he "used a poor word choice" when he told female students at a Florida elementary school that ladies are "suppose to be silent."

Baseball's Hall of Fame to Honor 'The Simpsons' on May 27

Baseball's Hall of Fame to Honor 'The Simpsons' on May 27

Baseball's Hall of Fame will honor "The Simpsons" on May 27 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the show's "Homer at the Bat" episode. First televised on Feb. 20, 1992, "Homer at the Bat" featured future Hall of Famers Wade Boggs, Ken Griffey Jr. and Ozzie Smith among the ringers on Homer Simpson's Springfield Nuclear Power Plant softball team.

Budapest to Withdraw Bid to Host 2024 Summer Olympics

Budapest to Withdraw Bid to Host 2024 Summer Olympics

Budapest will withdraw its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, leaving only Los Angeles and Paris in the race. Hungarian government spokesman Zoltan Kovacs confirmed the withdrawal to The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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