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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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Jazz Beat Knicks 108-101

Jazz Beat Knicks 108-101

Rudy Gobert scored a career-high 35 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz rallied from 13 down to defeat the New York Knicks 108-101 on Wednesday night.

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer and Marcus Stroman threw six shutout innings as U.S.A. dominated Puerto Rico, 8-0, to win their first ever World Baseball Classic Title.

Islanders Beat Rangers 3-2

Islanders Beat Rangers 3-2

After getting off to a slow start, the New York Islanders rallied with a strong third period to get a big win in their playoff push.

Matz, Wheeler Struggle as Mets' Opening Day Nears

Matz, Wheeler Struggle as Mets' Opening Day Nears

Steven Matz and Zack Wheeler took a step back Wednesday in the Mets' 15-9 loss to the Miami Marlins, a shaky sign for New York with opening day less than two weeks away.

Mets Move Exhibition Game Against Army to Citi Field

Mets Move Exhibition Game Against Army to Citi Field

The Mets are moving their exhibition game against Army to Citi Field. The Mets originally were scheduled to play the Black Knights at West Point on March 31. But the snowstorm that slammed the Northeast last week affected Army's diamond and forced the switch of fields. The teams now will play a seven-inning game March 31 at the Mets' home field. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. It will be ninth exhibition game between Army and the Mets and first since 1984. Army athletic director Boo Corrigan says he hopes the teams can schedule a game at the academy in the near future. The Mets open the season April 3 against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field.  

Sweet 16 Guide: Top NCAA Matchups, Players and Story Lines

Sweet 16 Guide: Top NCAA Matchups, Players and Story Lines

The NCAA Tournament's first weekend closed with a flourish, a Sunday full of scintillating games after three days of good-not-always-great basketball. That put the madness back in March and should carry over into a regional round filled with great matchups and big-name programs. Here's a rundown of the top games, players, coaches and interesting story lines for the Sweet 16:

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