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GOODBYE TO “THE DEACON”

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A fourteenth round draft pick who revolutionized the game? Before there was Reggie White, before there was Too-Tall Jones, there was “The Deacon”. Credited with perfecting “the head slap” and coining the phrase “sack”, David “Deacon” Jones glamorized the position as one-fourth of the famed “Fearsome Foursome” aside Rosey Grier, More...

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By Anne Chavez On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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SETON HALL’S GIUSEPPE PAPACCIO EARNS ALL-AMERICAN STATUS

Late last week, Collegiate Baseball named Senior Giuseppe Papaccio to the Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I All-American Third Team. Photo courtesy of Seton Hall Athletics Papaccio had an amazing 2012-13 season More...

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By Guy Kipp On Monday, June 3rd, 2013
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METS NEGATE ALL GAINS FROM SWEEP OF YANKEES

Rick Ankiel is about to be tagged out at second base. (Getty Images) Only the Mets could figure out a way to win four straight games from the Yankees and still, by the end of the same week, elicit laughter and mockery More...

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By Bryan Salazar On Monday, June 3rd, 2013
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NEW YORK RED BULLS END THEIR 7 GAME UNBEATEN STREAK

(Joe Camporeale/USA TODAY Sports) The New York Red Bulls had their seven game unbeaten streak on the line when they hosted the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, June 2.  The streak ended thanks to a Scottish International More...

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By Paul Conroy On Monday, June 3rd, 2013
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NFL OFF-SEASON SPOTLIGHT – PARCELLS VS BELICHICK – THE BATTLE OF THE BILLS

Walter Payton or Jim Brown, Joe Montana or Johnny Unitas…. Bill Parcells or Bill Belichick? Belichick is the better coach, some say. He has three Lombardi Trophy’s under his belt, and Parcells has two. So, Trent More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Monday, June 3rd, 2013
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LIBERTY SAVED BY THE BELL IN HOME OPENER

Photo Credit: Marlene-Amaya Vazquez The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey was the site of the home opener for the New York Liberty. There was :05 of a second left and the Liberty up by two in overtime on Cappie More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Saturday, June 1st, 2013
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TEX AND YOUK RETURN, CC STOPS LOSING STREAK

Mark Teixeira returned to the Yankees for the first time this season. (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE) Maybe if the Yankees take this weekend’s series against the Red Sox everyone will forget about the Mets debacle. Then More...

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By Guest On Saturday, June 1st, 2013
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ATHLETE’S VOICES: PLENETTE PIERSON, EPISODE 1. OFF-SEASON RECAP

This is the DoubleGSports.com Athlete’s Voices column in which local star athletes provide guest posts updating their fans on what they have been up to. Today’s post is from the New York Liberty of the WNBA, More...

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By Guest On Friday, May 31st, 2013
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NEW YORK CITY VENTURE BOOST FOR MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

(IMAGE, EMPIRE OF SOCCER) The position of Major League Soccer (MLS) as the premier soccer competition in the United States and Canada has been strengthened by the announcement that the twentieth franchise in MLS More...

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By Guy Kipp On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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WILL METS’ SUCCESS VS. YANKEES SIGNAL TURNAROUND?

Photo via ESPNNewYork.com Now that the Mets have secured their first victory in a season series over the Yankees since 2008, can they actually use the momentum gained from conquering their crosstown counterparts More...