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Boston Red Sox Used Apple Watches to Steal Signs Against Yankees - The New York Times

When confronted by Major League Baseball, the Red Sox admitted they were using Apple Watches in a scheme to gain an edge at the plate.

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The day the Atlanta Braves signed Satchel Paige so he could get his MLB pension

Satchel Paige reached out to the 20 Major League Baseball teams about the prospect of joining them in 1968. The 62-year-old pitcher needed only 158 days on an a…

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NBA trade rumors 2017: Knicks thinking about trading Porzingis. Really

The Knicks are reportedly looking for a top-four pick and an established starter in return for Porzingis.

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Knicks stunned, Melo deflated: 'It's unacceptable'

Carmelo Anthony went scoreless in the fourth quarter and ended his day in pure frustration after starting Wednesday by sounding the alarm on the Knicks' teetering season.

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Cubs win thrilling Game 7 in 10 innings for first World Series title since 1908

Breaking down Game 7 of the World Series between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs at Progressive Field.

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Gary Sanchez of New York Yankees becomes fastest player in modern era to reach 18 homers

Yankees rookie catcher Gary Sanchez reached 18 home runs faster than any player in the modern era (since 1900).

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The NFL is fine with its confusing catch rule - SBNation.com

The league will tweak the rules on chop blocks and horse collars and institute an automatic ejection for players who get two personal fouls in single game, but no changes are coming on how to determine whether or not a player caught a football.

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Here's why Peyton Manning embarrassed everyone with his Budweiser marketing

At this point in American history — saturated with brands as we are, savvy about all the advertising tricks — there is no product placement that can surprise us as a nation.

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Super Bowl I Tape Was Erased Long Ago; Now The Game Will Air Again

The TV networks that broadcast 1967's inaugural game erased it. Now the NFL Network has pieced together its own film with radio footage of the historic game; Super Bowl I: The Lost Game airs Friday.

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A Guide to Watching the N.F.L. Playoffs - NYTimes.com

Here’s a tip for understanding the N.F.L. postseason — keep your eye off the ball.

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New York orders daily fantasy sites FanDuel and DraftKings to stop taking bets

The state attorney general sent cease-and-desist letters to FanDuel and DraftKings, the strongest push yet against the rise of daily fantasy sports games.

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Kansas City Royals Win First World Series In 30 Years

The Royals beat the New York Mets 7–2 in Game 5 of the series on Sunday.

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Game 7 of Reds-Red Sox '75 World Series Still Haunts Players, Coaches

It is the baseball equivalent of losing American Gothic. Misplacing the master tape of Springsteen's Born to Run . Suddenly being unable to locate the Empire State Building or the Washington Monument...

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The 17 most memorable quotes from Yankees legend Yogi Berra - Business Insider

New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra has died at 90 years old. The catcher was a 15-time All Star and 10-time World Series champion, and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1972, according to AFP.

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Peyton Manning Becomes 2nd Player in NFL History to Throw for over 70K Yards | Bleacher Report

The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

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Umpire Tries to Fight Jon Lester at Chicago Cubs Game

In the top of the second on a sunny day at Wrigley, home plate umpire Andy Fletcher more or less tried to fight Cubs starter Jon Lester

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For U.S. Open’s Leaders, Tuning Out Distractions Is a Challenge - NYTimes.com

For reasons having nothing to do with the summer solstice, Sunday will feel like the longest day of the year for the last group to tee off at Chambers Bay Golf Course. From first light to first drive, the hours stretch before the 54-hole leaders like a gangplank leading from familiar shores to the great unknown.

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Timonen caps career with first championship as Blackhawks win

Breaking news and features on trades, free agency, the Stanley Cup Playoffs and more from the National Hockey League.

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One compelling stat that proves the Golden State Warriors will win the NBA title | For The Win

The Golden State Warriors are facing a 2-1 hole after losing two consecutive games to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. This might be cause for concern in the case of most teams, but the Warriors aren't most teams.

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Darrelle Revis Comments on Deflategate, Tom Brady and More | Bleacher Report

The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

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Iconic Toy Store FAO Schwarz Closing in July | NBC New York

Iconic toy store FAO Schwarz is moving out of its Fifth Avenue location because of rising rents.

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NFL Will End Its Tax-Exempt Status, Goodell Tells Owners - Bloomberg Politics

The commissioner informed team owners and members of Congress of the decision in letters dated Tuesday, saying he was eliminating a “distraction.”

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    Wednesday’s White Sox-Orioles Game Moved To Afternoon, Will Be Closed To Public « CBS Chicago

    (CBS) Amid civil unrest in Baltimore, Wednesday’s game between the White Sox and Orioles at Camden Yards has been moved to a 1:05 p.m. CT/2:05 p.m. ET start and will be closed to the public, the Orioles announced Tuesday. The game had been scheduled for Wednesday night.

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    This is officially the worst Knicks team ever

    It wasn't supposed to be a banner year for the New York Knicks. After finishing 37-45 last season, no one was expecting the Knicks to contend for a trip to the NBA Finals, but no one was expecting this, either. The Knicks lost their 60th game on Saturday, falling to the Chicago Bulls, 111-80. The defeat set the franchise record for losses in one season.

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    This is officially the worst Knicks team ever

    The New York Knicks dropped their 60th game on Saturday to set the franchise record for losses.

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    Oddly slow 40 times tarnish inaugural NFL Veteran Combine

    On Sunday, 107 players participated in the NFL Veteran Combine and almost every player's 40-yard dash time came out slower than they expected.

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    Wilson Did Its Job, Says A Seamstress Who Handed Off to the N.F.L. for 48 Years

    Jane Helser recently retired from working at the Wilson Sporting Goods factory in Ada, Ohio, where employees accustomed to precise specifications see the Patriots’ deflation scandal as a distant issue.

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    NFL says Patriots used 11 underinflated footballs - Sports - The Boston Globe

    The Patriots used underinflated footballs on Sunday night.

    The next question is how did it happen?

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    Bob Newhart fesses up about his new gig as a NCAA football ref [pics] | Twitchy

    "Hey, I don't have a series any more..."

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    The night Willis Reed punched all the Lakers | New York Post

    Knicks all-timer Willis Reed's most famous moment came when the injured center hit two shots to catapult a Game 7 win over the Lakers in the 1970 NBA Finals. In his second most famous encounter wit...

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    Steelers rally past stunned Texans 30-23

    Associated Press historical news archive articles dating back to 1985

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    Derek Jeter Ends Yankees Career With Single Against Red Sox - NYTimes.com

    Jeter hustled out an infield single in the third inning against Boston for his 3,465th hit and was removed for a pinch-runner, bringing his 20-year career to a close.

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    Watch the tribute to Derek Jeter that has everyone misty-eyed

    It's a commercial even a Red Sox fan can appreciate.  As Derek Jeter rounds third on the way to retirement, a new Gatorade commercial has...

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    Chargers Broadcaster Makes On-Air Joke About How Jews Are Cheap

    You've probably heard the old anti-Semitic joke about the invention of copper wire coming as a result of dropping a penny between two Jews. If you haven't, San Diego Chargers radio analyst Hank Bauer is here to tell it to you.

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    Rhode Island Little League coach gives team post-loss pep talk, gives us sports feelings

    The kids were crying, and WE TOTALLY WEREN'T CRYING.

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    Israel must be permitted to crush Hamas

    In the interest of peace, the world must step back and allow this war to happen.

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    When Kings, Rangers last met in playoffs, they showed plenty of fight

    "If the referee goes by the rule book now, there will be nobody left to play the hockey game." — Bill Chadwick, New York Rangers television analyst

    The ice at the Forum was so crowded that night in 1981, it looked like the rink at New York's Rockefeller Center in December. This, though, was far from a "If the referee goes by the rule book now, there will be nobody left to play the hockey game." — Bill Chadwick, New York Rangers television analyst

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    Dozens Of Kids Playing Recorders Makes For The Worst Subway Commute Ever

    Noise-canceling headphones, anyone? We've all had awful commutes, from traffic to delayed trains, or cars too crowded to find a seat.

    But nothing compared to the hellscape Gothamist presented us with this morning via video, taken on a Manhattan bound N-Train at rush hour (already a terrible time to be on a subway.)

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    Stanley Cup Final odds favor Hawks vs. Rangers final

    It's shaping up to be a Rangers Blackhawks Stanley Cup final and anyone willing to bet it will be otherwise can earn a nice long shot payout.

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    Watch: Bench-clearing fight between NYPD, FDNY at charity hockey game

    Watch as referees scramble to break up multiple one-on-one battles.

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    It's Opening Day for Major League Baseball, but some teams have a head start

    After a few games in Australia and a Sunday night game, the baseball season really kicks off Monday with Opening Day.

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      What Exactly Is Curling?

      Here's a quick, stripped-down primer on everyone's favorite icy alternative to shuffleboard.

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          USC upsets Stanford on last-minute field goal

          Big call by interim Coach Ed Orgeron . Big catch by hobbled Marqise Lee. Huge field goal by much-maligned USC kicker Andre Heidari.

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            Ed Orgeron's evolution could mean future with USC football

            Methodical self awareness has changed Ed Orgeron and, perhaps, USC's football fortunes.

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              Bill Sharman, Two-Time Basketball Hall of Famer, Dies at 87

              A guard for the Boston Celtics in the 1950s, Sharman went on to lead the Lakers to their first N.B.A. title in Los Angeles, in 1971-72, and is credited with introducing the morning shootaround.

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                Mike Eruzione's 'Miracle' Artifact Scores Almost $660K

                NEW YORK — The jersey worn by hockey great Mike Eruzione in the U.S. Miracle on Ice victory over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics was auctioned for almost $660,000 Saturday, though surprising strong interest in the stick he used to score

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                Golf Star Teed Off Over Taxes

                Mickelson later apologized for comments on California taxes.

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                SI.com's annual People's Heisman vote | SI.com

                If you had a Heisman Trophy vote, which player would top your ballot? A record-setting freshman? A game-changing defender? A steady senior dual-threat? SI.com wants to know. Cast your vote in our annual People's Heisman poll to have your voice heard. Just like on the actual Heisman ballot, SI.com's People's Heisman ballot awards three points for a first-place vote, two points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote. Make your picks by�11:59 p.m.�on Thursday and be sure to check back on Friday, Dec. 7, to see which player earned America's support.

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