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An upcoming Major League Baseball food festival in Manhattan will feature popular dishes from all 30 ballparks, the league announced this week.

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<![CDATA[James Defends Reporter Asking About Death of Erin Popovich]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:16:28 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lebronpop.jpg
It was a raw moment caught on live television. Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James was asked his thoughts on the just announced death Erin Popovich, the wife of San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich.

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<![CDATA[NFL's Gronkowski Buys Stake in Horse Who Shares His Name]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:52:59 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/gronkhorse2.jpg
A horse named Gronkowski has been purchased, at least in part, by his namesake.New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announced Wednesday that he had bought a substantial stake in Gronkowski, a...

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<![CDATA[Yankees Post Video to Tell Bullied Girl They Have Her Back]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:49:38 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/yanks+bullying.jpg
The New York Yankees have the back of a little girl who posted a heartbreaking story about years of bullying she’s endured at her school in Pennsylvania.

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<![CDATA[McKayla Maroney Says Nassar Abused Her 'Hundreds' of Times]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:58:30 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/maroney-today.jpg
Since Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney accused former Dr. Larry Nassar of sexual abuse six months ago, the gold medalist is making her first public comments about the "hundreds" of times she says he abused...

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<![CDATA[Things You May Not Know About Chicharito]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:27:52 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/chicarito.jpg
Mexican soccer star Javier “Chicharito” Hernández has a family history of World Cup excellence. Learn some more about the striker that you may not know.]]>
<![CDATA[Things You May Not Know About James Rodriguez]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:25:39 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/jamesrod.jpg
Colombia's star soccer player James Rodriguez is one of the best players in the world. But how much do you know about James off the pitch?]]>
<![CDATA[Things You May Not Know About Lionel Messi]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:23:23 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/messi8.jpg
Argentina's Lionel Messi has been dazzling soccer fans for years. But there are a few things you may not know about the superstar.]]>
<![CDATA[Things You May Not Know About Neymar]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:20:22 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/neymar1.jpg
You've seen him dominate on the pitch, now learn a little more about the Brazilian star.]]>
<![CDATA[Things You May Not Know About Cristiano Ronaldo]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:17:44 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ronaldop.jpg
Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most electrifying soccer players in the world, but there may be a few things you don't know about the Portuguese star.]]>
<![CDATA[2018 Boston Marathon Winners]]> Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:23:17 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE+Copy+01.00_00_11_23.Still006.jpg
Des Linden won the 2018 Boston Marathon, becoming the first American woman to do so since 1985.]]>
<![CDATA[Marathon a 'Come-Together Moment,' 5 Years After Bombings]]> Sun, 15 Apr 2018 18:20:21 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/marathon-set-up.jpg
Five years after the Tsarnaev brothers' bombs killed three people and wounded hundreds of others at the Boston Marathon, the finish line on Boylston Street is up, yellow daffodils line the sidewalk, an...

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<![CDATA[Dez Bryant Released by Cowboys]]> Fri, 13 Apr 2018 14:18:08 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dezcut.jpg
Wide receiver Dez Bryant was released by the Dallas Cowboys. Bryant caught a franchise-record 73 touchdown passes in his eight seasons with the team.]]>
<![CDATA[What Is the Triple Crown of Horse Racing?]]> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:55:17 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/triple+crown+pic.jpg
With everyone buzzing about the Triple Crown of Horse Racing, learn what it is and get to know the very few who have accomplished the feat.]]>
<![CDATA[Kids Skipping School at Cubs Game Caught by Principal]]> Sat, 14 Apr 2018 22:38:04 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_kidsskipschool_1500x845.jpg
Illinois brothers Tucker and Gunner Speckman celebrated their good grades with a family trip to Wrigley Field. The family made a special sign as a joke that said, "Skipping School, shh, don't tell Principal...]]>
<![CDATA[Wild Yankees-Sox Brawl Erupts at Fenway Over 98 MPH Pitch]]> Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:50:56 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-944981572.jpg


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<![CDATA[Kid Skips School for Cubs Home Opener, Where He Runs Into Principal]]> Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:55:19 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-942767288.png
“Skipping school…Shh! Don’t tell Principal Versluis,” read a not-so-inconspicuous sign at the Cubs’ home opener Tuesday.And sure enough, Principal Versluis saw the sign that Tucker Steckman, a fourth-grader at...

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<![CDATA[Philly Dedicates 'Smokin' Joe' Frazier Boulevard]]> Wed, 11 Apr 2018 21:16:43 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/192*120/Smokin+Joe+Frazier+Boulevard.JPG
It’s been 46 years since Philadelphia boxer 'Smokin’ Joe' Frazier defeated Muhammad Ali in Madison Square Garden during the “Fight of the Century.”The city honored its favorite non-fictional boxing son...

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<![CDATA[Fifth Quarter: Bennett Tackles World of Children's Books]]> Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:12:02 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bennetajbook.jpg
After announcing his retirement from the NFL last month following an 11-year career that included a Super Bowl victory with the New England Patriots in 2017, Bennett said his decision to walk away wasn't...

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<![CDATA[UFC Releases New Video of Mcgregor's Alleged NYC Rampage]]> Fri, 06 Apr 2018 23:37:07 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/conor-mcgregor-arrest-0406.jpg
UFC on Friday night posted a six-minute clip showing the entirety of champion fighter Conor McGregor's alleged rampage in the bowels of Barclays Center.

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