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Taijuan Walker throws seven shutout innings against Rockies as Mets win 11th series of the year

DENVER — Taijuan Walker aced the tough assignment of pitching at Coors Field in his fifth-career start at the National League’s third-oldest ballpark. Walker lowered his season ERA to 2.70 and picked up his second win of the season in the Mets’ 2-0 victory over the Rockies on Sunday. He hurled seven shutout innings and limited Colorado batters to five hits and two walks. Walker also posted ...
DENVER, CO

What would it take for the Nets to make a fairytale trade for LeBron James?

Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and LeBron James walk into Barclays Center. What sounds like the makings of a bad dad joke could be a dream come true if LeBron ever forced his way to Brooklyn via trade, and “The King” got the trade wheels turning when he suggested he’d love an opportunity to play with the two Nets’ stars on social media. It’s fun to dream about and even more fun to simulate on NBA ...
BROOKLYN, NY
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Driver dies after he’s thrown from his Porsche in Staten Island parkway crash

A driver died after he was thrown from his Porsche when he crashed on a Staten Island parkway, cops said Sunday. Christopher Digioia, 57, was zipping north on the Korean War Veterans Parkway when he veered into a guardrail in the center median near Arden Ave. about 6:20 p.m. Saturday, police said. He was ejected from his luxury vehicle and debris from the wreck flew backwards, hitting a 2020 ...
STATEN ISLAND, NY

They’re married! Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker hold 3rd wedding ceremony in Italy

And now for the honeymoon? Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker held a third wedding ceremony in Italy’s Portofino on Sunday, People reports. Though the Kardashian brood spent the entire weekend decked out in Dolce & Gabbana and posting for their millions of fans behind-the-scenes peeks into the lavish festivities, little was shared that involved the bride, 43, and groom, 46. Earlier Sunday, ...
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Joey Gallo, Kyle Higashioka placed on COVID-19 injured list

Before their Sunday doubleheader against the White Sox, the Yankees announced that Joey Gallo and Kyle Higashioka had been placed on the COVID-19 injured list. Both players are vaccinated, as they were able to travel to and play in the team’s series in Toronto. Aaron Boone said in his pregame press conference on Sunday that Gallo had been feeling under the weather and was going to get the ...
NEW YORK CITY, NY

‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ wins box office for third weekend in a row

The third time was again the charm for Marvel’s sorcerer sequel “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.” The superhero movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen conjured another $31.6 million between Friday and Sunday to win the North American box office for a third consecutive weekend. With a haul of $342 million, the new “Doctor Strange” could soon become the year’s ...
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Aaron Boone says Josh Donaldson shouldn’t have made ‘Jackie’ comment; Yankees trying to diffuse tension in aftermath

Josh Donaldson sparked a benches-clearing incident on Saturday after calling White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson “Jackie,” meaning Jackie Robinson. Aaron Boone spent the rest of that day and some time before the two teams’ next game Sunday, getting “to the bottom of this.” “We’re trying to do as much as we can to diffuse it and just play ball,” Boone said Sunday. “I talked with JD and a few other ...
NEW YORK CITY, NY

Man fatally shot riding subway in apparently unprovoked Manhattan attack

A man was fatally shot in an apparently unprovoked attack while riding a Manhattan subway train Sunday morning, cops said. The 48-year-old victim was riding a Manhattan-bound Q train station and approaching the Canal St. station, sitting in the last car in the train, when he was shot in the chest about 11:45 a.m., police said. “According to witnesses, the suspect was walking back and forth in ...
MANHATTAN, NY

Drunk Mercedes driver kills three women in Long Island turnpike crash: cops

A drunk Mercedes driver killed three women when he slammed into the car they were riding in on a Long Island turnpike, police said Sunday. Dante Lennon, 22, was behind the wheel of a 2012 Mercedes-Benz when he crashed into a 2010 Lincoln Town Car with six people inside on the Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park about 11:10 p.m. Saturday, according to Nassau County Police. Three women sitting in ...
NEW HYDE PARK, NY

Mark Hoppus ‘grateful’ to be in Italy for Blink-182 bandmate Travis Barker’s wedding after cancer battle

Mark Hoppus is thankful for all the small things. The Blink-182 bassist, who announced in September that he was in remission from stage 4 diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, is blessed to be in Italy with his wife to celebrate the wedding of bandmate Travis Barker to Kourtney Kardashian, he said Saturday. “A year ago I was in chemotherapy,” he wrote in an Instagram story. “Today I’m here. ...
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