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Aaron Boone Reacts To Aaron Judge's Settlement With Yankees

Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees agreed to a one-year, $19 million contract for the 2022 season this Friday. As a result, they avoided their scheduled arbitration hearing. To the surprise of no one, Yankees manager Aaron Boone is happy about this outcome. "I’m pleased," Boone told reporters. "Getting...
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3 bodies, including woman stabbed and bound to bed, found in Queens

Police found three dead bodies, including a woman stabbed and bound to a bed, in a Queens home on Friday, sources said. The grisly discovery was made when police responded to a 911 call shortly after 2 p.m. in Jamaica and found the body of a 22-year-old woman lying in a bed on the second floor, according to law enforcement sources. The woman suffered two puncture wounds to the chest. Sources said she was also bound to the bed. Two more bodies were found in the basement — a woman in her 40s who suffered head trauma and a man in his 30s who had puncture wounds to the head and neck, according to police sources. A person of interest, who was at the scene, was taken into custody for questioning, police said. No arrests were immediately made on Friday. Police said the investigation is ongoing.

Teen busted in broad-daylight Bronx killing of LA drill rapper Avanti Frowner

A teen has been arrested in the broad-daylight shooting death of a Los Angeles-based drill rapper at a Bronx pharmacy earlier this month, authorities say.  River Jones, 18, was picked up by investigators Wednesday at a dorm building on the Monroe College campus in New Rochelle in Westchester County and faces a top charge of second-degree murder in the June 9 slaying of 27-year-old rapper Avanti Frowner, police and prosecutors said. Jones was one of the suspects who allegedly beat and robbed Frowner — aka Money Gang Vontae – just before 3:45 p.m. inside Amazing Pharmacy at 595 E. Tremont Ave., according...
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Insider sheds more light on Irving-Sixers trade situation

Is Kyrie Irving to the Sixers a legitimate trade possibility?!. ...well, no. Probably not. The idea was floated Thursday afternoon ahead of the 2022 NBA Draft as the basketball world heated up amid multiple reports of unrest in Brooklyn. Irving and the Nets are reportedly at an impasse over his contract situation, and that reportedly has Kevin Durant unsure of his future in Brooklyn as well. It's all very dramatic and gossipy, which is extremely fun.

Police: Child struck by ice cream truck in Brooklyn

NEW YORK -- Police say a child is critically hurt after being struck by an ice cream truck in Brooklyn.It happened around 8:45 p.m. on Hendrix Street in East New York.Police say a 52-year-old man was driving a Mister Softee truck when he struck an 11-year-old riding a bicycle.The child was taken to a local hospital.Right now, investigators don't suspect any criminality.

Aunt says NYC teen subway surfer who’s clinging to life was doing ‘what kids do’

The aunt of the teenage subway surfer left clinging to life after hitting his head in Queens said Friday that her nephew is “a good kid” who was simply doing “what kids do.”  The 15-year-old boy was riding on top of a northbound No. 7 train car inside the 111th Street station in North Corona around 6:30 p.m. Thursday when police believe he struck his head on an unknown object.  The impact left the teen’s head bleeding profusely, and he was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition. The high school freshman had just emerged from one of two surgeries Friday, said...
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3 Found Dead, Including Woman Bound on Bed, Inside Queens Home: Police

Three people were found dead, including a woman who had her hands bound on a bed, inside a Queens home Friday afternoon, according to police. A 22-year-old victim was found unconscious and unresponsive on the bed in a second-floor bedroom on 155th Street in South Jamaica just after 2 p.m., police said. She had two puncture wounds to her chest as her hands were bound together, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

SCOTUS ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade could impact N.Y. governor's race

NEW YORK -- The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade could have implications in the New York governor's race.Gov. Kathy Hochul is trying to energize her voters and call attention to the ruling that could hurt the winner of the Republican primary, CBS2's Marcia Kramer reported Friday. Never let a good crisis go unexploited. It's one of the first rules of politics. Expect Hochul to mention the ruling early and often leading into the November election. The Republican nominee will probably try to change the subject. Web Extra: N.Y. Gov. Democratic Primary Debate | Republican Primary Debate"So we go forth, discouraged by the...

Look: Yankees' Latest Offer For Aaron Judge's 2022 Salary

Aaron Judge is set to have an arbitration hearing with the New York Yankees this Friday afternoon. The two sides have not agreed on his salary for the 2022 season. According to ESPN reporter Buster Olney, the Yankees increased their offer for Judge in an effort to settle this matter once and for all. However, the All-Star outfielder declined this proposal.

Aaron Judge Declines Yankees' Settlement Offer: Fans React

Update: It appears there's been a last-minute change of heart. According to MLB insider Jon Heyman, Judge has unexpectedly accepted the Yankees' settlement offer. It's currently unclear what the final figure is. Judge reportedly wanted around $21 million for the 2022 season. In the midst of his best-ever season in...

Kevin Durant Has Blunt Reaction To Kyrie Irving Rumors

The Brooklyn Nets appear to be on the edge of a potential superstar breakup. On Thursday, ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported a list of preferred landing spots for Kyrie Irving if he's unable to come to a contract extension deal with the Nets this offseason. Later reports indicated that...

Report: Aaron Judge, Yankees Reach Settlement For This Season

The drama in the Bronx is over - for now. On Friday afternoon, Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees agreed to a deal that is rumored to be in $19 million with incentives. Initially, ESPN's Buster Olney reported that Judge's side turned down the Yankees' offer of $19 million. Fast forward less than an hour later, and it was announced that the two sides officially settled.
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In stinging loss to Yankees, Dusty Baker did not give Astros the best chance to win

Dusty Baker is not the reason why the Astros lost to the Yankees last night. But his late-game decision-making might have prevented an Astros win. The Astros entered the bottom of the ninth with a three-run lead, successfully handing the game to their All-Star closer. With a 2.41 ERA on the season, Ryan Pressly had converted 14 saves in 16 chances. He had allowed just one home run in 18 2⁄3 innings, yielding a remarkable 1.9 percent Barrel rate in the process.

Aaron Judge, Yankees reach big agreement

The New York Yankees may lose Aaron Judge when he becomes a free agent next winter, but the two sides were able to come to an important agreement on Friday. Judge and the Yankees have settled on a contract for the 2022 season, according to Jon Heyman of the New York Post. The development is a positive one since it means the two sides will not need to go to arbitration to determine how much Judge will be paid.
Road & Track

Is This Your Motorcycle In the NYC Subway?

The New York City Subway is undoubtedly the most famous and well-used public transit system in the country, at least partially because it's generally a far more effective method of navigating the States’ largest concrete jungle than a personal vehicle. Perhaps that's why one Kawasaki Ninja rider felt the need to ditch their bike on a subway platform and hitch a ride on the R Train out of Brooklyn.