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Monday, 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 as horse play, and not hazing.

Tuesday, 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.

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012

Terry Collins: "We're Good Enough"

Terry Collins: "We're Good Enough"

Following the team's 5-2 loss to the Nationals that saw the Mets drop to 1-11 since the All-Star break, manager Terry Collins didn't hold back in his post-game press conference.

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012

Rick Nash: "Definitely Where I Want To Be"

Rick Nash: "Definitely Where I Want To Be"

The Rangers officially introduced their newest prize on Wednesday, high-scoring winger Rick Nash, whom the team acquired on Monday in a trade with Columbus.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2012

Jeremy Lin: "I'm So Thankful to New York"

Jeremy Lin: "I'm So Thankful to New York"

Linsanity is over in New York, but on Thursday, it officially invaded Houston, as the new Rockets point guard was formally introduced.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2012

Rex Ryan: Absolutely Confident in Jets

Rex Ryan: Absolutely Confident in Jets

As Gang Green gets set to go to Cortlandt for training, Jets head coach Rex Ryan stops by the NBC 4 New York studios to talk with Bruce Beck about the upcoming season, and his confidence in Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez.

Monday, Jul 16, 2012

Giants Punter Tackles Bruce During Clinic

Giants Punter Tackles Bruce During Clinic

Giants punter Steve Weatherford put on a mini punting clinic while making an appearance at Coleman Country Day Camp in Merrick, Long Island. The last person he picked: NBC 4 New York sportscaster Bruce Beck. Watch what happens.

Friday, Jul 13, 2012

Joe Johnson: "It's Gonna Revitalize My Career"

Joe Johnson: "It's Gonna Revitalize My Career"

The newest Net, Joe Johnson, went 1-on-1 with Bruce Beck following his official introduction in Brooklyn.

Monday, Jun 18, 2012

Joe Girardi: "Our Pitching Has Been Tremendous"

Joe Girardi: "Our Pitching Has Been Tremendous"

The Yankees are rolling: the Bronx Bombers have won 9 straight, and show no signs of letting up. Joe Girardi spoke to Bruce Beck before Monday night's game against the Braves at Yankee Stadium.

Thursday, Jul 5, 2012

From Summer Camp to the Summer Games

From Summer Camp to the Summer Games

Darnestown's Caroline Queen started kayaking at summer camp. Now she's taking her regal name and rowing game to the London Olympics. Find more Olympics coverage at the Olympic Zone.

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NYC Teacher, Famed Online for Trick Shots, Plays With Globetrotters

NYC Teacher, Famed Online for Trick Shots, Plays With Globetrotters

A New York City gym teacher got the chance to play with the Harlem Globetrotters at Madison Square Garden, making one of his lifelong wishes come true. John Chandler reports.

Strome Has 2 Goals and Assist as Islanders Beat Devils 6-4

Strome Has 2 Goals and Assist as Islanders Beat Devils 6-4

Ryan Strome helped the New York Islanders quickly bounce back from a disappointing loss at New Jersey the previous night to get a big home win against the Devils.

Rangers Slip Past Capitals for 2-1 Win

Rangers Slip Past Capitals for 2-1 Win

Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers handled the challenge of facing one of the league's top teams. Mats Zuccarello scored a third-period goal and Lundqvist made 31 saves in the New York Rangers' 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday. Ryan McDonagh scored in the first period for New York, which has won seven of eight overall and five in a row at home. "I think going into this game we felt like this a good test coming at the right time for us," said Lundqvist who earned his 401st career win. "You can feel that we're getting closer here and this is just another opportunity for us to work on our game against a really good team." Alex Ovechkin scored a second-period power-play goal for Washington. Ovechkin's goal was his 22nd against Lundqvist, the most he has scored against any goalie in his career. The first-place Capitals lost their second straight after a six-game winning streak. Philipp Grubauer made 28 saves for Washington. Tied 1

High Profile Gymnasts Come Forward, Claim Abuse by Doctor

High Profile Gymnasts Come Forward, Claim Abuse by Doctor

Three former elite U.S. gymnasts, including 2000 Olympian Jamie Dantzcher, have come forward saying they were sexually abused by a former doctor currently facing trial on a separate matter. Dantzscher, three-time U.S. rhythmic gymnastics champion Jessica Howard and former national team member Jeanette Antolin appeared on "60 Minutes" on Sunday, detailing what they have claimed is sexual abuse by Dr. Larry Nassar. All three accused Nassar, a volunteer team doctor for USA Gymnastics for almost three decades before his tenure ended in July 2015 of touching them inappropriately while he disguised the abuse as treatment.

Devils Edge Islanders 3-2 Behind Schneider's 40 Saves

Devils Edge Islanders 3-2 Behind Schneider's 40 Saves

Cory Schneider made 40 saves and Travis Zajac had a short-handed goal and an assist to lead the New Jersey Devils over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday night.

Jets Cornerback Revis Turns Self In Following Fight Claims

Jets Cornerback Revis Turns Self In Following Fight Claims

Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men last weekend. Revis entered a Municipal Courts building Friday. He didn't answer questions on his way in.

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