December 09, 2019 - 2:02 pm
Pete Frates, whose courageous battle with ALS inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge and helped raise millions to fight the disease, has passed away, his family said in a statement. He was 34. "Today Heaven received our angel: Peter Frates. A husband to Julie, a father to Lucy, a son to John and Nancy,...
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Yankees Hats
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
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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Students are escorted out of Saugus High School after reports of a shooting on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Santa Clarita, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Associated Press
November 15, 2019 - 1:08 am
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — People who knew the 16-year-old boy suspected of killing two students in a burst of gunfire at a high school outside Los Angeles described him as a quiet, smart kid who they’d never expect to turn violent. One fellow junior at Saugus High School said the suspect is a...
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2004 file photo shows actor Bill Macy at the premiere of the movie "Surviving Christmas," in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Macy, who starred opposite Bea Arthur in the 1970s sitcom “Maude," died Thursday Oct. 17, 2019 in Los Angeles, friend Matt Beckoff said Friday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Associated Press
October 18, 2019 - 12:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as the long-suffering foil to Bea Arthur's unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s sitcom "Maude," has died. He was 97. Macy died Thursday night in Los Angeles, his friend Matt Beckoff said...
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Shaquille O'Neal
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Associated Press
October 18, 2019 - 8:09 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal has donated a home to an Atlanta woman whose 12-year-old son was shot at a school football game and paralyzed from the chest down. O'Neal tells WXIA-TV that Isaiah Payton's family was living in a one-bedroom apartment that wasn't accessible...
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Mets T-Shirt
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Sophia Hall
September 30, 2019 - 2:51 pm
A Mets fan from Long Island is suing his favorite team after he was knocked unconscious and nearly blinded by a T-shirt cannon.
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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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Associated Press
September 27, 2019 - 7:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) _ Curtis Granderson, Tyler Heineman and Austin Dean hit late home runs and the Miami Marlins rallied against Zack Wheeler to beat the New York Mets 4-2 Thursday night. Wheeler, a potential free agent pitching perhaps for the last time with the Mets, hit an RBI single to break a...
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Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets reacts in the dugout after he struck out swinging in the eighth inning against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on September 24, 2019
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Peter Haskell
September 25, 2019 - 8:29 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Despite a dramatic extra inning win against the Marlins Tuesday night, the Mets are teetering on the brink of what seems like inevitable elimination from the playoff race, close enough to allow fans to reflect on the season. For a brief time it looked like the Mets were headed...
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Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets looks on from the dugout during the seventh inning against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on September 23, 2019
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Associated Press
September 24, 2019 - 8:21 am
Steven Matz allowed two homers to Jorge Alfaro, including a grand slam, and the New York Mets lost to the Miami Marlins 8-4 Monday night to dim their fading postseason hopes.
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 Marcus Stroman #7 of the New York Mets throws in the fifth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on September 17, 2019
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Associated Press
September 18, 2019 - 7:25 am
DENVER (AP) _ Marcus Stroman pitched seven shutout innings, Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso all homered in the sixth to break open a scoreless game and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 Tuesday night to boost their flickering playoff hopes. New York pulled within four...
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