1. Hall of Fame: A Case for the Accused, Piazza, Clemens, Bagwell and Bonds

    Mike Piazza was acquired by the New York Mets in 1998, right as I fell for the game of baseball. So, please, forgive me, I’m angry he might not be elected to the Hall of Fame on the first ballot...

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  2. New York Mets Make the Right Move, Put the Ball in David Wright's Court

    The New York Mets offered David Wright a seven-year contract extension worth somewhere between $119-129 million on Tuesday afternoon, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports ...

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  3. New York Knicks: Could Ray Allen Improve the Knicks as a Role Player?

    The “Boston Three Party”—comprised of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen —gets credit for taking advantage of free agency and joining together to form a dynamic triumvirate of All-Stars...

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  4. New York Mets: Tough June Schedule May Not Mean What You Think

    There is a perception among Mets fans that the baseball season ends on June 30th. Even the Mayans–who are big baseball fans–waited until December to end their legendary calendar...

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  5. ESPN NY's Ryan Ruocco Speaks About His New Gig, Working with Stephen A. Smith

    Follow @PeteBarrettJr Ryan Ruocco, co-host of The Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco Show on the all-new ESPN NY 98.7 FM, joined me on The Pete Barrett Podcast , which is posted weekly on NYSportsCookie...

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  6. New York Knicks: Owner James Dolan Continues to Pluck the Wrong Strings

    Knicks owner James Dolan is the lead singer and guitarist for his band, JD & The Straight Shot. For a guy who would not have the time, money or connections to have a band unless he was rich and famous, he is decent...

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  7. Mike Woodson, New York Knicks Clinch Playoffs: Don't Flinch Now

    Forget Phil Jackson —he is not returning to New York to coach the Knicks . He has a bad back, but a healthy legacy...

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  8. Kirk Nieuwenhuis Is a Hit for the New York Mets, so Learn to Spell His Name

    Kirk Nieuwenhuis was not supposed to hit leadoff in Wednesday's game. Mets manager Terry Collins did not want the rookie's first at-bats against Braves SP Jair Jurrjens to come in the No...

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  9. New York Jets: Rex, Remember These Titans, and Someday We'll Remember the Jets

    Gettysburg, PA. — On Monday, the 2012 Jets gathered at their practice facility in Florham Park, N.J. for the first time, and Rex Ryan told reporters he is looking to build a “brotherhood” or “tribe” mentality...

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