Gary Phillips

Sports are my passion. I am a proud supporter of the Yankees, Jets and Knicks, but also a general fan of the three respective sports and leagues. In addition to Double G, you can find my work on Bleacher Report and The Setonian, Seton Hall University's award winning college paper. I can be contacted at gary.phillips@student.shu.edu or on Twitter @GPhillips2727.

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By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
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Yankees Add Minor League Affiliate in Pulaski

Ballparksandbrews.com Calfee Park Baseball announced a new minor league affiliation with the New York Yankees on Tuesday, one that will rename the team the Pulaski Yankees. The news broke when Appalachian League More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, September 4th, 2014
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Rookie Carr Could Cause Trouble for Jets

Empirewritesback.com   Dee Milliner. Antonio Allen. Kyle Wilson. Phillip Adams. Leon McFadden. Josh Bush. Darrin Walls. Calvin Pryor. Dawan Landry. Jaiquawn Jarrett. These are the players that the New York More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Yankees Get Lefty Josh Outman from Tribe

Jason Miller/Getty Images North America   The Cleveland Indians announced on Thursday night that they are trading left-handed reliever Josh Outman to the New York Yankees in exchange for cash considerations More...

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By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Yankees Fans Wrong to Boo Robertson, Right to be Frustrated

(Aristide Economopoulos | The Star-Ledger)   With one swing of the bat, the frustration and displeasure of a few thousand Yankees fans came pouring out Tuesday night. Moments after the Houston Astros’ More...

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By Gary Phillips On Friday, August 15th, 2014
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Collins Says Harvey Won’t Pitch in 2014

Brad Penner USA TODAY Sports   Fans of the New York Mets will be happy to know that Matt Harvey is doing just fine in his rehab from Tommy John surgery. Manager Terry Collins wants them know that does not mean More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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Yankees: Leave Brian Cashman Alone

Chat Sports   The fans, the media and even the Yankees themselves are starting to get a little ridiculous. The struggles this team has endured this season are in no way, shape or form Brian Cashman’s More...

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By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Knicks Trade Ellington, Tyler in Deal with Kings

Paul J. Bereswill, AP   The New York Knicks have sent center Jeremy Tyler and recently acquired guard Wayne Ellington to the Sacramento Kings for forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw. Additionally, New York More...

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By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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Previewing the Jets’ Preseason Opener

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images   The long wait is almost over for fans of Gang Green. The New York Jets will kick off their preseason Thursday night when they take on the Indianapolis Colts at MetLife Stadium. Earlier More...

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By Gary Phillips On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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New York Knicks Sign Draftee Cleanthony Early

Getty Images   The New York Knicks have come to terms with second-round draft pick Cleanthony Early. The deal was announced by team President Phil Jackson. Early, a product of Wichita State University, was More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Deadline Deals: Yankees Add Stephen Drew, Martin Prado

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images The New York Yankees may not have made the biggest splash at Thursday’s trade deadline, but they made two moves that they hope will be incremental upgrades to the roster. The first More...

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By Gary Phillips On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Jets’ Willie Colon Has High Expectations

Photo via Jet Nation.   As New York Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon gears up for his second season in green and white, the 31-year-old is expecting big things from his offense. “I always have high More...

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By Gary Phillips On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Potential Trade Deadline Options for the Yankees

Chat Sports   The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is fast approaching, and many are anxious to see what kind of deals, if any, the New York Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman can pull off. The Yanks More...