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Jun 8, 2012

Holmes Whines About Practice Reps

Holmes Whines About Practice Reps

On his first day at offseason training activities, Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes throws his helmet and complains about the workload. Quarterback Mark Sanchez, on the other hand, appears more lively with the...

May 16, 2012

Meet the Keeper of the Stanley Cup

Meet the Keeper of the Stanley Cup

Bruce Beck talks to Mike Bolt, the man who has safeguarded the world's most famous sports trophy, Lord Stanley's Cup, for the past 13 years.

Jun 27, 2012

Yanks' Rotation Takes a Blow

Yanks' Rotation Takes a Blow

Despite their fifth straight win, the Yankees suffered two losses. First, ace CC Sabathia went on the disabled list with a strained groin, and then Andy Pettitte fractured his ankle when he was hit by a...

Apr 25, 2012

New York Knicks: "We Want to Move Up"

New York Knicks: "We Want to Move Up"

With an outside shot to move into the Eastern Conference's 6 seed for the playoffs and avoid the Heat and Bulls in the first round, the Knicks will be going all out in their final two games.

Apr 17, 2012

Olympic Excitement: 100 Days to London

Olympic Excitement: 100 Days to London

The countdown to the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic games is fast approaching, with the 100-day countdown celebration set for Times Square Wednesday. Six Olympic hopefuls, including Connor...

Apr 9, 2012

Second Season Begins for the Rangers

Second Season Begins for the Rangers

The Stanley Cup playoffs kick off Wednesday, with the Rangers set to drop the puck Thursday night at MSG against the Senators. After capturing home ice throughout the Eastern Conference Playoffs, the Blueshirts...

Jun 18, 2012

In the Blocks With an Olympic Hopeful

In the Blocks With an Olympic Hopeful

UConn women's track and field assistant coach LaTosha Wallace hopes to qualify for the 400m hurdles.

Apr 2, 2012

Henrik Lundqvist: "Don't Think About The Standings"

Henrik Lundqvist: "Don't Think About The Standings"

Needing just one point to clinch home-ice advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs, the Rangers aren't getting ahead of themselves, heading into tomorrow's showdown with the rival Flyers.

Mar 28, 2012

Avery Johnson Tells Nets Fans to Keep Hope

Avery Johnson Tells Nets Fans to Keep Hope

Bruce Beck sat down with Nets coach Avery Johnson who had messages for youngsters and long-suffering Nets fans.

Mar 20, 2012

For Moe, The NBA Hark-ens

For Moe, The NBA Hark-ens

It's one and done at St. John's for Big East freshman of the year Moe Harkless. The Queens native announced he is declaring for the NBA Draft. He spoke with Bruce Beck following his press conference.

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Olympic Hopefuls in Rio Don't Sweat Unfit Water Tests

Olympic Hopefuls in Rio Don't Sweat Unfit Water Tests

Athletes have been dismissing the dangers of swimming in Rio de Janeiro's dirty waters, saying the risks are not great enough to alter their Olympic plans.

Pitcher Watches Baby's Birth on FaceTime, Then Plays

Pitcher Watches Baby's Birth on FaceTime, Then Plays

Bad weather delayed Ian Kennedy's flight to Southern California, and he wound up pitching seven innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 8-3 in 11 innings Friday night.

Mets Beat Nationals, 2-1

Mets Beat Nationals, 2-1

New fan favorite Wilmer Flores hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night in the opener of a pivotal series between the top teams...

Mets Land Slugging Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes

Mets Land Slugging Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes

The Mets acquired slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from Detroit on Friday in their strongest attempt yet to boost a punchless lineup that threatened to derail their postseason hopes.

164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record.

MLB Trade Deadline: Cespedes to Mets, Hamels to Rangers

MLB Trade Deadline: Cespedes to Mets, Hamels to Rangers

The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace...

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