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Islanders Make Move, No One Cares

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

Yesterday, the New York Islanders—that other hockey team here in the city—signed talented, young defenseman Chris Campoli to a three-year deal worth about $1.9 million. The 23-year-old Ontario native has 10 goals and 38 assists in 131 career games, all of which have been in an Islanders uniform.  Of course it hardly matters since General [&hellip
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Toronto Proves Canada Has No Spine

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

Who’s the New York Yankees’ most clutch player? Derek Jeter? Hideki Matsui? Mariano Rivera? Forget all those high-priced superstars, little-known Andy Phillips is throwing his name in the hat. For the second straight night, Phillips singled home the go-ahead runs as the Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4. The Yanks have now captured four [&hellip
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Even Yanks Fans Can’t Avoid Pain Of ’07

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

With all the bad injuries that have ravaged the Bronx Bombers this season, the most relieving news this weekend centered on a hurt spectator from Yankee Stadium. Paul Robinson, 53, of Kirkland, Wash., flew home with his family in a private plane chartered by the Yankees yesterday, exactly one week after he broke his neck [&hellip
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Let’s Go Mets Fans

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

Finally, Mets fans can now make it home from Shea Stadium in time to see the Yankee bullpen blow some late-inning leads. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced yesterday that express service on the No. 7 line will run from the Willets Point/Shea Stadium station after weeknight games, beginning shortly following the conclusion of the game [&hellip
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Local Boy Says No To The Knicks

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

How absurd is the New York Knicks orginization? Well, even crazy people see the insanity in joining Isiah Thomas’s revolving door of overpaid, underachieving ego-maniacs these days. Yesterday, Sacramento Kings forward and possible Jeffrey Dahmer-protégé Ron Artest, a local product from Queensbridge who attended St. John’s University here in the city, officially quashed trade rumors [&hellip
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‘Stars In San Fran

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

The New York Yankees and New York Mets will both send a small posse to the All-Star Game in San Francisco tonight, although only the boys from Queens deserve to be celebrated. Outfielder Carlos Beltran, shortstop Jose Reyes, third baseman David Wright and pitcher Billy Wagner will represent the Mets at the 78th Mid-Summer Classic, [&hellip
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NYC’s Golden Athlete Begins Title Defense

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

Who has been New York’s most successful athlete over the past year? A-Rod? Derek Jeter? Tiki Barber? Chad Pennington? The answer: E, none of the above. While all of those high-priced stars have spent the past 12 months languishing in Loserville, one local player has been raking in the money and winning. Granted he’s a [&hellip
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