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Rangers’ lack of urgency makes playoff dream harder to fathom

This was not good enough. With or without Artemi Panarin, this was not good enough from a Rangers’ team that has established making the playoffs as a realistically achievable objective. But it surely won’t be if the Blueshirts play with the same lack of urgency immediately following the bye week/All-Star break as they did in […]

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All but one vote Yankees great Derek Jeter into Baseball Hall of Fame

Derek Jeter, the face of five New York Yankees world championship teams, sailed into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday (AEDT), but the legendary shortstop fell just one vote shy of joining long-time teammate Mariano Rivera as the only unanimous electees. Jeter, a 14-time all-star and the 1996 American League rookie of the year, […]

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Kansas-Kansas State melee includes stool-wielding player

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Third-ranked Kansas and Kansas State ended their bitter showdown Tuesday night with a wild melee behind the basket that included punches, shoving and at least one player picking up a stool, moments after the Jayhawks tried to dribble out the time on their 81-59 victory. Silvio De Sousa was stripped by the […]