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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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Police Seek UFC Champ Jon Jones in Hit-and-Run

Police Seek UFC Champ Jon Jones in Hit-and-Run

Albuquerque police are searching for UFC light heavyweight champion and upstate New York native Jon Jones on Sunday night in connection with a hit-and-run accident.

Islanders Top Capitals to Force Game 7

Islanders Top Capitals to Force Game 7

Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series.

Kentucky Derby: 5 Horses to Watch

Kentucky Derby: 5 Horses to Watch

The Kentucky Derby routinely attracts a full field of 20 horses, even though half or more of them have little chance of winning. The prestige of having a Derby runner is too much to resist for owners and...

Dortmund, American Pharoah Vie for Kentucky Derby Favorite

Dortmund, American Pharoah Vie for Kentucky Derby Favorite

Bob Baffert is riding high these days, knowing he holds a pair of aces heading into the Kentucky Derby. The white-haired trainer has the probable favorite in either undefeated Dortmund or American Pharoah...

Minnesota Wild Beat St. Louis Blues in Game 6

Minnesota Wild Beat St. Louis Blues in Game 6

Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the Wild beat the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Sunday in Game 6 of the first-round series...

A-Rod Hits No. 659, Yanks Beat Mets 6-4 to Win Subway Series

A-Rod Hits No. 659, Yanks Beat Mets 6-4 to Win Subway Series

Alex Rodriguez hit his 659th home run to move within one of Willie Mays for fourth place on the career list, and the New York Yankees took advantage of one mistake after another by the suddenly sloppy New...

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