Mike Francesa

FILE -- Brodie Van Wagenen poses with Mets third baseman Todd Frazier.
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February 11, 2019 - 6:33 pm
On Thursday, the Mets will commence pre-season activities when their pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Florida. The full squad will arrive at the team’s facilities in Port St. Lucie on February 18. A lot has changed since last year, both on the diamond and in the front office. New...
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Manny Machado and Bryce Harper
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February 08, 2019 - 4:59 pm
A week of February has passed, but both Manny Machado and Bryce Harper still remain on the market unsigned. The Yankees (and everyone else in the league) have been linked with both of this offseason's two marquee free agents. However, it doesn’t seem likely that either player ends up in the Bronx...
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Jared Goff and Tom Brady
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January 31, 2019 - 7:05 pm
Shannon Sharpe spent 14 seasons in the NFL, winning three Super Bowls in that time. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011. It’s safe to say he knows the league fairly well. On Sunday, the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams will play Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. The Patriots...
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The Nuggets' Jamal Murray (27) defends on a shot from the Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis on Jan. 25, 2018, at the Pepsi Center in Denver.
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January 31, 2019 - 4:54 pm
The NBA trade deadline comes on February 7, and with it comes chaos. Anthony Davis demanded a trade a few days ago, and then on Thursday ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski shocked the basketball world once again by reporting that New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis wanted to be traded. Things developed...
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Adam Ottavino
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January 25, 2019 - 5:16 pm
Adam Ottavino is already a New Yorker. Ottavino was born and raised in Park Slope in Brooklyn. That's traditionally Mets territory, but Ottavino grew up a Yankees fan at a time when the team was achieving unparalleled dominance at the end of the 1990s. Thus, Ottavino was achieving a childhood dream...
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DJ LeMahieu
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January 16, 2019 - 5:22 pm
The Yankees’ already crowded infield added another member to its ranks on Monday when the team officially announced that it had signed DJ LeMahieu. LeMahieu spent the last seven years with the Colorado Rockies, where he usually played as a second baseman. In 128 games last season, LeMahieu, a right...
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New York Jets CEO and chairman Christopher Johnson, new head coach Adam Gase, and general manager Mike Maccagnan pose for photos after a press conference on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Florham Park.
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Mike Francesa
January 15, 2019 - 3:52 pm
Monday's Jets press conference introducing new Jets coach Adam Gase was "about as charismatic and entertaining as a funeral."
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Oct 15, 2017; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan on the sidelines before a game against the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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January 14, 2019 - 7:10 pm
Jets’ owner Christopher Johnson refused to place a playoff mandate on the team when he introduced new head coach Adam Gase at a press conference on Monday. There may not be pressure on Gase to make the playoffs in his first season as New York’s head coach, but there is pressure on general manager...
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Zach Britton
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Mike Francesa
January 14, 2019 - 5:12 pm
Zach Britton had a decision to make. The 31-year-old had a solid second half of the season after the Yankees acquired him from the Orioles before the trade deadline, but he wasn’t closing games. Britton had been a closer for most of his career, so he had to choose between closing somewhere else, or...
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Yankees pitcher Mel Stottlemyre in 1967
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January 14, 2019 - 4:19 pm
The baseball world came together on Monday to remember Mel Stottlemyre after the Yankee great passed away on Sunday following a long battle with bone marrow cancer. Stottlemyre pitched for the Yankees from 1964-74. In that time, he went 164-139 with a 2.97 ERA and 1,257 strikeouts. He was a 20-game...
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