Even Yanks Fans Can’t Avoid Pain Of ’07

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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

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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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NL Continues to Be AL’s Bitch

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It’s official: The National League is a softball league. Yep, the NL fell to the American League 5-4 last night at the 78th All-Star Game at AT&T Park in San Francisco, extending the AL’s dominance to 10 consecutive wins in games played to a decision (the infamous tie in 2002 breaks up the streak). The [&hellip
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Local Boy Says No To The Knicks

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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

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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

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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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P.J. Gets Second Gasp In Seattle

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P.J. Carlesimo, who attended Fordham University here in the city and once put the tiny, Staten Island-based Wagner College on the basketball map, was hired yesterday as the new head coach of the Seattle Supersonics. Rather than being known as Wagner’s claim-to-fame, however, Carlesimo is more infamously remembered as the coach that Latrell “I’m-Fucking-Crazy” Sprewell [&hellip
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Thomas Struggles On Court & In Court

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If Knicks owner James Dolan won’t fire Isiah Thomas because of his incompetence as a general manager and basketball coach, maybe the justice system will do him a favor. Following a Manhattan hearing on Tuesday, a U.S. District Court judge scheduled a trial for Thomas’ ongoing sexual harassment suit that was issued against him by [&hellip
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