Tomahawk Chopped

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You might not know it from the national media, but they did actually play baseball games last night outside of San Francisco; in Queens, they actually played a rather important one. The first-place New York Mets and second-place Atlanta Braves began a series to establish NL East supremacy last night, and the Braves drew first [&hellip
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Yankees, Blue Jays Show Their Spines

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Ever since the Toronto Blue Jays expressed their outrage over “Shoutgate” more than two months ago, the team’s pitchers have skipped around in little pink skirts on the mound and refused to hit Alex Rodriguez in retaliation. But last night, finally, the Blue Jays showed they had some cajones—albeit small ones—when Toronto starter Josh Towers [&hellip
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Brave New World

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The recent heat wave unequivocally ensures that no one will mistake this for October, but this week’s series pitting the NL East-leading New York Mets against the second-place Atlanta Braves—which begins tonight—certainly has a playoff feel to it. Although the Mets currently lead the Braves by 4.5 games, the kings of Queens have lost six [&hellip
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Knicked In Time

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The problems keep mounting for the New York Knicks. On draft night, the Knicks acquired yet another overpaid, egotistical “superstar;” their three-headed monster of Stephon Marbury, Eddie Curry and Zach Randolph couldn’t guard a parked car; and a little more than one week ago, the archrival Boston Celtics became the odds-on favorite to win the [&hellip
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Yanks Go Wild in Toronto

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During the past month, the New York Yankees have proven that they’re capable marine animals, fattening up off the plankton—Tampa Bay (two series), Kansas City (two series) and Baltimore—of Major League Baseball. But are they sharks or just middle-of-the-food-chain fish? Yesterday, they inched closer to proving that they’re the former, nipping a surging Toronto squad [&hellip
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Strahan Speaks Out

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New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan is many things, but according to him, he’s no Rod Tidwell or Jerry Maguire (“Show me the Money!”). After nearly two weeks of silence since informing the Giants he was considering retirement, Strahan spoke out this weekend to refute reports that claimed he’d been holding out for monetary [&hellip
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Milestone City: A-Rod, Glavine Enter Record Books

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With all the arrests, the NBA referee gambling scandal and the Tour de Fraud shaking the foundations of the sporting world this summer like an 8.2 earthquake on the Richter Scale, both fans and athletes—especially those in New York City—finally had something to celebrate this weekend. While the ethically iffy Barry Bonds was finally tying [&hellip
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Backup Generators: Replacements Lead Mets To Win

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During the preseason, when opposing pitchers cringed in their beds at night at the thought of facing a potent Mets lineup this year, names like Carlos Delgado, Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes, Paul Lo Duca and David Wright were the ones haunting their dreams. But last night, it was two replacement players—backup catcher Ramon Castro (pictured) [&hellip
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