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Gary Sanchez hits home run in first at-bat with Triple-A Scranton

He’s starting right where he left off. Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez swung at the first representation he saw Tuesday night during his entrance with the Triple-A Scranton RailRiders and dejected it over the right-field fence. He finished the night 2-for-4 with a home run, double and two RBI. Sanchez harmed his bicep last month and is operative way back to …

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Isaiah Thomas scores 53, Celtics kick Wizards 129-119 in OT

BOSTON — It was his sister’s birthday. She would have been 23. Isaiah Thomas spent 4 or 5 hours in the dentist’s chair having work finished on the tooth that was knocked out in Game 1, a day after he was in verbal medicine for 6 hours having it repositioned in his mouth. His mouth was swollen, and he could …

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Brett Gardner continues to hillside at home, erasing early slump

Brett Gardner is home cookin’. The Yankees left fielder struggled mightily to start the season, attack .186 with 17 strikeouts in his first 17 games, but Gardner has finally seemed to found his stroke at the image on the homestand. Gardner went 3-for-5 Tuesday, attack two home runs with 3 RBI and scoring 3 runs. He now has 7 RBI …

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Three suspects nabbed in Cleanthony Early shooting, robbery

Three suspects in the armed spoliation and sharpened of ex-Knicks benchwarmer Cleanthony Early were arrested Tuesday — 16 months after the brazen holdup. The contingent taken into control enclosed Dashawn “Pop” Tejada, 26, of Brooklyn, the man suspected of blustering the second-round breeze collect in the knee outward a Queens strip corner in the early morning hours of Dec. 30, …

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Raiders collect Gareon Conley says prosecution gave him ‘brief verbal sex’

Inconsistencies are rising in Gareon Conley’s chronicle of what happened the night he was accused of rape. Conley, the Raiders’ first-round breeze pick, told investigators Monday he perceived “brief verbal sex” from his prosecution the night of the purported incident, according to TMZ Sports, which is a little some-more than the “nothing happened” statements finished by friends who were there …

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Penguins’ Sidney Crosby has concussion after hit from Niskanen

It’s the news no Penguins fan wanted to hear. Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby, who has a story of concussions, was strictly diagnosed with another one after getting cross-checked in the conduct by Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen Monday night. “Sid has been diagnosed with a concussion,” Penguins conduct manager Mike Sullivan pronounced Tuesday. “He will be out for tomorrow’s game. We …

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Tyronn Lue, Cavaliers conduct coach, shares hurdles of job

Tyronn Lue blames the media for making his pursuit the toughest in the NBA. And it’s not toughest by a little bit, either. “It’s the hardest job, by far,” he pronounced on a podcast with ESPN. Lue can’t have much context given this is his first conduct coaching pursuit at 39 years old. There are copiousness of coaches who’d gladly …

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Derek Jeter, A-Rod peppered with worried personal questions

The thesis was giving, and one network gave us an ultra-uncomfortable moment between former Yankee frenemies. CNBC contributor Bob Pisani staged the mom of all ungainly TV interviews Tuesday, when he had former Bombers teammates Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez corresponding at the BTIG global financial services company’s “Charity Day” in midtown. Repeatedly veering off trail from the gift thesis …

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Giants’ Damon Harrison snubbed on NFL Network Top 100 list

Snacks has been snubbed again. That’s good news for the Giants and bad news for the rest of the NFC East. Damon “Snacks” Harrison, 28, the Giants’ timber defensive tackle, was voted just 96th on NFL Network’s Top 100 Players list as voted by his peers. The list will be announced in segments. The countdown began on Monday night. And …

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Former Pro Bowler Greg Hardy opposed for NFL return

Embattled defensive finish Greg Hardy wants football fans and teams to see that he “is not a f–king psychopath.” “I wish people to see that, instead of reading and desiring the latest stories,” Hardy told Bleacher Report on Tuesday. The 28-year-old former Carolina Panther and Dallas Cowboy is not — really — apologizing for the May 2014 incident that led …

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