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Greg Schiano
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Peter Haskell
December 04, 2019 - 7:11 pm
The former Rutgers University head football coach returned home Wednesday, bringing high hopes for future success. However, his eight-year, $32 million contract raised some concerns by university professors.
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Steve Cohen
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Associated Press
December 04, 2019 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A hedge fund manager whose company paid $1.8 billion in U.S. criminal and civil settlements is in negotiations to increase his stake in the New York Mets, who left open the possibility he eventually could become controlling owner. The team said Wednesday the deal between Sterling...
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Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets follows through with a pitch in the first inning of their game against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on September 26, 2019 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough in New York City.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 04, 2019 - 2:49 pm
The New York Mets have reportedly lost Zack Wheeler.
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2013, file photo, then-Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano reacts on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans. Greg Schiano is coming back to Rutgers. Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019 the university and Schiano have reached a contract agreement, a week after talks to bring back the 53-year-old former Scarlet Knights head coach fell apart. (AP Photo/Bill Feig, File)
Associated Press
December 03, 2019 - 3:17 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — After an on-again, off-again courtship, Greg Schiano is back as Rutgers football coach. Of course, it didn’t go off without a Rutgers-like hitch. There was a glitch with microphones at a public hearing before the deal became official. The university’s Board of Governors...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski speaks with members of the media during a news conference ahead of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game in Atlanta. Gronkowski will be in Miami for the Super Bowl. He will not be preparing for kickoff with Tom Brady and the rest of his old New England teammates. Instead, the man who retired from the Patriots and the NFL in March will be hosting his first Super Bowl party. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Associated Press
November 19, 2019 - 3:04 am
MIAMI (AP) — Rob Gronkowski will be in Miami for the Super Bowl. The former Patriots tight end won’t be preparing for kickoff with Tom Brady and the rest of his old New England teammates. Instead, the man who retired from the Patriots and the NFL in March will be hosting his first Super Bowl party...
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Yankees Hats
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 16, 2019 - 1:10 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- The MLB and Nike have reached a deal that will allow Yankees merchandise to continue to be sold at existing sports shops near Yankee Stadium. Nike and the MLB had previously signed a deal that would have only allowed "premium distribution points" to sell official merchandise...
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Helmet Beating NFL
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 15, 2019 - 5:13 pm
Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was suspended Friday for at least the remainder of the season and postseason for using a helmet “as a weapon” and striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head.
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Jacob deGrom
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 13, 2019 - 6:19 pm
Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom was announced the winner of the NL Cy Young Award for the second year in a row.
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Todd Frazier
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 12, 2019 - 11:54 am
Todd Frazier is drawing attention to the wild turkeys terrorizing Toms River.
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Pete Alonso
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 11, 2019 - 6:48 pm
Mets first baseman Pete Alonso was officially named the National League Rookie of the Year Monday night.
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