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A-Rod Wins MVP

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

Alex Rodriguez may be the most image-conscious, greedy, obnoxious athlete this side of Terrell Owens, but at least for this year, he’s also the American League’s best player. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America overwhelmingly voted A-Rod the AL MVP yesterday, awarding him 26 of the 28 first-place votes and 382 points. The runner-up was [&hellip
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Broadway Still Dark

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Theater

If your Thanksgiving agenda included seeing a Broadway show this week, you might want to start thinking about alternative plans. Last night, the stagehands union and the League of Americans Theaters ended negotiations after 24 hours of talks, signaling this strike might endure awhile longer. The strike has now lasted nine days, costing theaters and [&hellip
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Giants Win Marred By Injuries

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

After the Dallas Cowboys beat the New York Giants like rented mules last weekend, many analysts prognosticated that the G-Men would collapse like a house of cards down the stretch. After all, the Giants have made a habit of second-half implosions over the past few seasons. But New York proved they weren’t completely spineless yesterday, [&hellip
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Jets Shock Steelers

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

The New York Jets were bound to win one eventually. Yesterday, “eventually” finally came. After losing numerous close games over the past two months, The Team That Couldn’t Win knocked off the first-place Pittsburgh Steelers 19-16 in overtime at the Meadowlands on Sunday. Kicker Mike Nugent (pictured) booted a 38-yard field with 5:03 remaining in [&hellip
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Yanks In Spotlight

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

Although Barry Bonds has stolen most of the headlines today for his illegal activities, the New York Yankees have a criminal of their own.  Derek Jeter, a.k.a. Mr. Perfect, apparently isn’t so perfect after all. According to the government, the Yankees’ captain owes the state of New York million of dollars for claiming on his [&hellip
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Yanks Make Rivera An Offer

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

The Steinbrenner kids certainly learned one thing from their father: How to spend money like drunken sailors at a Thai whorehouse. One day after shelling out $52.4 million to Jorge Posada—making him the highest-paid catcher in baseball—the Yankees are trying to make closer Mariano Rivera the highest-paid reliever in baseball. The Yankees offered Rivera a [&hellip
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City Officials Hope To Make School Cool

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Education, Posts

In New York City’s ongoing plan to bribe students to do well, Mayor Bloomberg and his administration have just upped the ante (and the technology). According to a new proposal, the city will send encouraging text messages to minority and low-income students, and will offer them cell phones, sporting tickets, concert tickets, free minutes and [&hellip
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