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Dec 10, 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...

Sep 30, 2013

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.

Mar 4, 2014

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 19, 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...

Oct 4, 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 28, 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 19, 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 19, 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.

Sep 19, 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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Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Dies at 76

Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Dies at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday, The Associated Press reported. He was 76. Carter spent 19 years in prison for...

Player Takes 90 mph Fastball to the Face

Player Takes 90 mph Fastball to the Face

A player for the Corpus Christi Hooks, a minor league baseball team in Texas, was hit by a fastball traveling at 90 miles per hour. DeLino DeShields, Jr. said he didn't feel any pain when the ball slammed...

Mets Trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates

Mets Trade 1B Ike Davis to Pirates

The New York Mets traded slumping first baseman Ike Davis to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night, parting ways with a power hitter who proved to be too inconsistent at the plate.

WATCH: Golfer Flees Hornet Attack on Course

WATCH: Golfer Flees Hornet Attack on Course

A Spanish golfer jumped into a nearby lake to escape a swarm of hornets then continued on despite his stinging injuries.

Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book

Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book

A Secret Service agent once threatened to shoot Mr. Met if he approached the president during a baseball game at Shea Stadium, according to a man who once worked as the baseball-headed mascot.

Ex-Quarterback McNabb Spends Day in Arizona Jail

Ex-Quarterback McNabb Spends Day in Arizona Jail

Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. Records released by Maricopa County Justice...

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