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Caleb Farley’s back surgeries put NFL draft positioning in doubt
Ninth of an 11-part series. Coming tomorrow: Safety A few months ago, Caleb Farley was at or near the top of any cornerback rankings for the 2021 NFL Draft. Now, he may be on the board when the Jets are picking at No. 23 in the first round. Back surgery in March, his second in...
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Joe Douglas isn’t copping to Jets’ Zach Wilson plan for NFL Draft
With a week to go until the draft, Jets general manager Joe Douglas still is not revealing who he plans on selecting No. 2 overall Thursday. The entire world seems to believe he is taking BYU quarterback Zach Wilson. But Douglas was not ready to end the suspense just yet. “I really don’t want to...
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Listen to Episode 45 of ‘Amazin’ But True’: Mets’ Defensive Concerns feat. Lenny Harris
The Bears played at Wrigley Field Wednesday …the Bad News Bears, disguised as the New York Mets. Don’t show that game film to anyone who is trying to learn how to play defense or pitch. A 16-4 loss isn’t pretty, but the Mets are still 7-6 and in first place in the NL East. There’s...
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Alex Smith’s comeback was nearly ‘sabotaged’ by Washington coaches
Alex Smith said the Washington Football Team’s first-year coaching staff was “patronizing” during his return from an injury that nearly required leg amputation and prematurely ended his NFL career.
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Expectation-defying Knicks are a gift to New York fans
It is hard to imagine a time when we needed this more, frankly, this flabbergasting, dumbfounding, out-of-the-(orange-and)-blue surprise of a Knicks season. Forget the way our world at-large has been upended the last year. Let’s just keep it to our little sporting corner of that solar system. Let’s remember what these last few years have...
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Rangers flipping Chris Kreider, Alexis Lafreniere in line shakeup
Maybe it is about demoting Chris Kreider, maybe it is about elevating Alexis Lafreniere, maybe it is about shaking up a lineup that has been a model of stability for weeks, other than for a tweak or two. But the Rangers broke up both the Kreider-Mika Zibanejad-Pavel Buchnevich first line and the Lafreniere-Filip Chytil-Kaapo Kakko...
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Deshaun Watson, accusers claim one another are destroying evidence
Six women walked into a courtroom Thursday accompanied by the legal team that has filed civil suit against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson for sexual misconduct on the behalf of 22 plaintiffs.
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Plenty of pedigree among top 10 cornerbacks in NFL Draft
The Post’s Ryan Dunleavy gives his top 10 cornerbacks in this year’s NFL draft, based on evaluations and conversations with people around the league: 1. Patrick Surtain II, Alabama, 6-2, 208 pounds Fundamentally sound beyond his years – not a surprise after his father played 11 seasons in the NFL. Should make easy transition to...
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Ex-NFLer Geno Hayes in hospice care with liver complications
Former NFL linebacker Geno Hayes is under hospice care for liver complications and “fighting for his life.”
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Listen to Episode 46 of ‘Pinstripe Pod’: Yankees Don’t Have a True Leader feat. Ian O’Connor
The Knicks are good again and it may have taken the Yankees being bad for it to happen. What is going on in The Bronx? A 6-11 start, a lack of effort and the bats going cold into the windy night. What can Aaron Boone do differently? Is the cold to blame? Will they turn...
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Zac Jones to make Rangers debut amid major hype
Let’s just say the hype the last time a defenseman joined the Rangers lineup straight out of UMass for a late-season game didn’t quite match the buildup preceding Zac Jones’ NHL debut that will occur Thursday night at the Garden against the Flyers. Fact is, there was no hype when Thomas Pock was inserted into...
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LeBron James glad to see Knicks’ renaissance: NBA is ‘better off’
Even LeBron James is happy for the Knicks. After the Knicks secured their eighth straight win over the Hawks on Wednesday night, James, the self-dubbed “King of New York,” tweeted: “And the league is simply better off when the Knicks are winning.” Knicks fans — who celebrated in Penn Plaza following the 137-127 overtime win...
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Knicks’ late-night shooting sessions have changed everything
Even Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau felt the Knicks needed a break to savor their accomplishments. After the winning streak hit eight Wednesday in their overtime thriller over Atlanta to move them into fourth place in the Eastern Conference, Thibodeau told his players to cease and desist Thursday. While Thibodeau has cut back on formal practices/scrimmages...
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Dave Gettleman wants immediate impact from Giants’ first-round pick
The Giants have the No. 11 overall pick in next week’s 2021 NFL Draft and they need to get a player who must make an immediate impact, like right now, in the 2021 season, as a rookie. So says Dave Gettleman, the Giants’ general manager.   “Yes,” Gettleman said Thursday. “The Cliff Note answer is yes.” Does...
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Mark Sanchez has one fear with Zach Wilson on the Jets
Memo to Zach Wilson: You will be playing quarterback for the Jets, not point guard for the Harlem Globetrotters. That message comes from Mark Sanchez, who has worn the cleats that Wilson soon will inherit. Sanchez was deemed the Jets’ savior as the No. 5 overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. Wilson is the...
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Knicks fans went wild outside MSG after eighth straight win
It’s a good time to be a Knicks fan. The players got a standing ovation from the crowd as the final seconds ticked off the clock in Wednesday night’s 137-127 win over the Hawks and the fans’ celebration didn’t end there. Following the win, which moved the Knicks up to the No. 4 seed in...
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Man fills bowling ball with father’s ashes — then bowls perfect game
Big ups to this bowler in the sky: John Hinkle Jr. of Illinois bowled a perfect 300 using a bowl custom made with the ashes of his late father.
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Brett Favre says it’s ‘hard to believe’ Derek Chauvin meant to kill George Floyd
After urging athletes to stay out of politics, NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre weighed in on the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial.
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Tigers vs. Pirates prediction: Jose Urena finally will get win for Detroit
Two struggling pitchers look to get healthy facing two struggling lineups as this struggling fortune-teller tries to pick up another W. The Pirates face the Tigers on getaway day. Matchup pits Pittsburgh’s Mitch Keller (1-2, ERA 8.74) against Detroit’s Jose Urena (0-3, ERA 5.52). Keller has been very generous, allowing 11 runs on 16 hits...
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Joel Embiid was this close to one of the greatest shots in NBA history
So. Close. Sixers star Joel Embiid was an in-and-out, full-court buzzer-beater away from forcing overtime in a 116-113 loss to the Suns on Wednesday night. ‘When I threw it, it looked good,” Embiid said afterward. The 7-foot center came so close to launching a near-perfect bank shot — before the ball circled around the rim,...
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The moment Jorge Masvidal’s UFC world changed: ‘How about if I just murdered those guys?’
The journey toward the top has not been smooth for Jorge Masvidal.  He’s lost 14 pro MMA bouts. He’s come up short of championships in the three most noteworthy fight promotions since the fall of Pride in 2007. At one point in his UFC run, he lost four split decisions in a three-year span; so...
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Listen to Episode 53 of ‘Up In The Blue Seats’: Are the Rangers Finished? feat. Brad Park
The Rangers’ playoff hopes are slimmer than my chances of ever turning down chicken parm. If the Blueshirts want to find their way in, they pretty much need to win out in their final 10 games and get help from the Bruins. To talk about the loss to the Islanders on Tuesday and where the...
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Ex-Padre on wrong side of Tom Seaver history is glad Jacob deGrom fell short
Al Ferrara, Brooklyn-born-and-raised and a Southern California resident for a long time now, followed Saturday’s Mets-Rockies opener with more of a vested interest than most. As Jacob deGrom racked up strikeout after strikeout, Ferrara admitted, he rooted for a Colorado hitter to at least hit a weak grounder or something. Anything but another K that...
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LeBron James says tweet about police shooting ‘being used to create more hate’
LeBron James eventually deleted the tweet after it sparked a firestorm of outrage.
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Connor Bedard is 15 years old — and already touted as hockey’s next superstar
Move over Connor McDavid, there’s another star hockey player named Connor on the way. At just 15 years old, Connor Bedard is considered one of the top prospects eligible for the 2023 NHL Draft after a head-turning 2020-21 season in the Western Hockey League. The North Vancouver native averaged 1.87 points per game in his...
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Domingo German gets second shot to stick in Yankees’ rotation
Domingo German is back for another shot at sticking in the Yankees’ rotation. The right-hander will be recalled from the alternate site and will slot back into the rotation Thursday for the series-opener in Cleveland, manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday before the Yankees’ 4-1 loss to the Braves at the Stadium. After beginning the season...
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Knicks won’t say how COVID-19 stricken Alec Burks is feeling
Knicks head coach Thom Thibodeau wouldn’t say how Alec Burks (COVID-19) is feeling. Burks missed his fourth straight game Wednesday. If Burks complies with the CDC’s 10-day quarantine for the asymptomatic, he won’t be back until either Monday versus the Suns or Wednesday against the Bulls. Thibodeau has filled the gap by either using Frank...
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A’s outslug Twins to capture 11th consecutive victory
OAKLAND, Calif. — Ramón Laureano thought there was something in the air. He smelled victory. “It’s like the Bay Area wind. It just smells like you’re going to win,” Laureano said Wednesday after the Oakland Athletics extended their winning streak to 11 with a 10th-inning rally fueled by two errors for a 13-12 victory over...
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Corey Kluber was least of Yankees’ problems
There was a time when this performance would have registered as a disappointing start by Corey Kluber. Now is not that time. And it’s telling of the state of the Yankees that this performance is what encouragement looks like. Kluber threw four scoreless frames before losing track of the plate, but he really was the...
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Mets hammered by Cubs in 16-4 disaster
CHICAGO — The Mets had intermittent stretches Wednesday night in which they resembled a major league baseball team. But if you blinked, you missed them. Mostly this was a freak show, the likes of which had to startle even the most hardened optimist who believes the Mets’ defensive deficiencies won’t be large enough this season...
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