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Craig Carton resigns from WFAN show amid Ponzi scheme charges

Now it’s just the Boomer show. Acerbic radio sports host Craig Carton resigned Wednesday from WFAN’s “Boomer and Carton” morning show days after he was arrested and charged with running a ticket-sale Ponzi scheme. “For 10 years I’ve had the great privilege of showing up to work every day at my dream job,” Carton said […]


Why Mets should consider picking up Asdrubal Cabrera's option

CHICAGO — Asdrubal Cabrera has been making his case. The Mets veteran infielder who demanded to be traded when he was moved off of shortstop in June, is looking to prove he is a viable infielder for next season. He’s been steady at third base, pretty good at second base and his bat of late […]


Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks ‘intriguing’ Shohei Otani

Shohei Otani, considered the Babe Ruth of Japan, is reportedly ready to come to the MLB next season, and the Yankees are one of several teams interested in his services. Brian Cashman and assistant GM Jean Afterman recently went overseas to see Otani, 23, pitch and hit for the Nippon Ham Fighters. “He’s definitely intriguing,” […]


Todd Bowles calls out Jets' defensive line in meeting

Jets defensive linemen Muhammad Wilkerson, Leonard Williams and Kony Ealy sat slumped next to one another at their lockers after a season-opening loss to Bills on Sunday. They dressed quietly and chatted somberly before Todd Bowles, dressed in a powder-blue three-pice suit, walked over with a suitcase in hand. The trio looked up. Bowles spoke […]


Canadian Football League ends full-contact practices

The Canadian Football League took a step toward improving player health and safety Wednesday by ridding the league of full-contact padded practices, effective immediately. The unprecedented move by the league is a victory for the CFL Players Association, who reportedly met with the league’s commissioner Randy Ambrosie “several times over the summer,” according to TSN’s […]


Real Madrid’s Marco Asensio suffers injury from shaving legs

No hair, no game. Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio will have to sit out the team’s Champions League opener against Apoel Nicosia because of an injury he suffered shaving his legs. Coach Zinedine Zidane said a painful “pimple” has prevented Asensio from “pulling up his socks,” ESPN FC reports. However, Spanish media later clarified that […]


SEE IT: Sprinkler system turns on during Indians-Tigers game

Not even a sprinkler shower can cool down the scorching-hot Indians. In the middle of the Indians-Tigers game in Cleveland on Wednesday, the outfield sprinkler system turned on, interrupting play for a few minutes. The quick shower hasn’t halted Cleveland’s bid for a record-setting 21st win, as the Indians lead the Tigers with just a […]


Chargers fan pays for billboard blasting NFL for team’s move

Some Chargers fans want to remind the NFL they’re not happy the team now plays in Los Angeles instead of San Diego. A digital billboard near the Chargers new home, the StubHub Center, will show anti-NFL messages over the next three weeks and it was all the work of Joseph MacRae, a Chargers fan who […]


Jimmy Johnson’s Florida Keys home damaged by Hurricane Irma

Former NFL coach Jimmy Johnson isn’t about to let hurricane damage prevent him from living in the Florida keys. Hurricane Irma left devastation and flooding in Florida when the category 4 storm made landfall Sunday. Johnson was one of the millions of people who lived within the path of the powerful hurricane. In an interview […]


Steve Smith 2018 Hall of Fame nomination creates confusion

This is probably one of the many reasons Steve Smith Sr. started putting Smith Sr. on the back of his jersey. The list of modern-era nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was released on Tuesday and there was one player on there that turned heads. Former Giants wide receiver Steve […]

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