David Villa Leaving New York City FC
Feb28

David Villa Leaving New York City FC

David Villa, one of the biggest stars in Major League Soccer, is leaving New York City FC. The 36-year-old Spanish forward and World Cup winner spent four seasons with the team as its first captain. He plans to continue playing but has not said where. Villa departs after scoring 80 goals in 124 MLS appearances. “I can only say thank you, thank you to everybody,” Villa said in a statement Wednesday. “First, to City...

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Feb27

The New York Yankees secured switch-hitting center fielder Aaron Hicks for the long-haul, inking the 29-year-old to a seven-year, $70 million extension on Monday, keeping him under team control through the 2026 season.  It’s a long-term deal that provides plenty of questions considering the Yankees are committing themselves to a veteran that is coming off the lone stellar season of his career. In his sixth professional season,...

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Mets Injury Jinx Continues, Frazier Joins Lowrie on Shelf
Feb27

Mets Injury Jinx Continues, Frazier Joins Lowrie on Shelf

A new year hasn’t done much to change the luck of the New York Mets when it comes to injuries. The Mets announced on Tuesday that veteran infielder Todd Frazier strained his left oblique and will be flying back to New York to receive a cortisone shot. While it is not believed to be a major injury, there is no timetable on when he will rejoin the team back at spring training down in Florida. “I was hitting the ball great...

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Islanders ‘stood pat’ At Trade Deadline
Feb26

Islanders ‘stood pat’ At Trade Deadline

Once believed to be buyers, the New York Islanders were quiet at the NHL’s Monday trade deadline, opting not to make a single move to try and upgrade their Metropolitan Division-leading roster.  It’s much of the same from an organization that is under new leadership in Hall-of-Fame executive Lou Lamoriello. The Islanders have not made a notable move at the trade deadline since 2007 when they acquired Ryan Smyth from the...

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Big Day For Bronx Baseball
Jan22

Big Day For Bronx Baseball

Tuesday’s annual announcement of the Baseball Hall of Fame class, as voted by the Baseball Writers Association of America, is shaping up to be a great one for New York Yankees fans. All-time saves leader Mariano Rivera, a career Yankee, has a chance to become the first unanimous selection in the history of Cooperstown. Longtime teammate Mike Mussina may also join him in the Class of 2019. According to the unofficial Baseball...

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