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The pain was so bad that Manny Banuelos couldn’t help but dwell on darkness. He was one of the best prospects the Yankees had, but his elbow “felt horrible,” Tommy John surgery loomed and, beyond that, so did grueling rehab and uncertainty.
Derek Jeter has a forever fan in the Say Hey Kid. “Tell him good luck,” 82-year-old Hall of Famer Willie Mays told the Daily News, when asked about Jeter’s recent announcement that 2014 will be his last season playing baseball.
Ivan Nova is locked into a rotation spot but he doesn’t want to say as much. For a guy who sometimes has had trouble maintaining focus through trying mound moments, maybe that’s not such a bad thing.
Here finally is the team, the Olympic athletes, who can rescue the Winter Games for America. They are dressed in blue or white sweaters and are not rattled by noise, by pressure, by the onrushing bodies of famous superstars.
Russian officials say Olympic skicross racer Maria Komissarova has undergone a successful 6 1/2-hour operation on her broken and dislocated spine following a training accident.
The Olympic agate will tell you the U.S. scored a shootout victory over Russia, 3-2, in a preliminary round game Saturday night. It will tell you nothing about the “Rus-sia, Rus-sia” chants that rocked the building at the edge of the Black Sea, the ubiquitous Russian flags in the arena or an unrelenting energy befitting the first Olympic game between the two nations on Russian ice.
The U.S. Olympic Speedskating team has spent these Games underachieving and underwhelming, so team executives decided it was time for an overhaul. They decided to have their athletes change their clothes.
Police say a woman placed a 2-week-old girl on railroad tracks in Pueblo and ran away, but two city workers immediately rescued the infant, who appeared to be unharmed.
Airport officials say the body of a man has been found in the wheel well of a South African Airways plane parked at Washington Dulles International Airport.
It’s fairly easy these days to sense a giant void in the Wadleigh boys basketball team. A month has gone by now since Michael Crump, the beloved head coach of the Tigers for over a decade, died suddenly of a brain aneurysm at the age of 44.
Medgar Evers’ Brenessa Thompson had a lot on her mind before the start of the girls 55-meter dash on Saturday at the Millrose Games. It was her first big event since sustaining a left knee injury at the start of the indoor season and Thompson was worried about how she might react against such a competitive field.
Molloy girls basketball coach Scott Lagas didn’t want to take things easy with nine new varsity players this season. He stacked the Stanners’ non-league schedule full of elite teams from around the tri-state region so they’d be better prepared for the grind of the competitive CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Division I docket.
A Florida jury found Michael Dunn guilty on four charges, including attempted murder, in the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis after a 2012 argument outside a Jacksonville convenience store over loud music.
A player on one of the top Italian soccer teams who says he’s a teen might really a 41-year-old, according to a report.
A pair of good Samaritans helped rescue a 54-year-old woman from a burning Brooklyn home as the woman’s 75-year-old mother perished inside, officials said.
Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston say they have successfully engineered human lungs in a lab for the first time, according to KTRK.
In the 1989 sequel, ‘Back to the Future Part II,’ Michael J. Fox's character Marty McFly unveiled his famous footwear “with power laces” that self-tied at the push of a button. Nike designer Tinker Hatfield said power laces will happen next year.
Cathy the pit bull was a ragged mess when she landed in Manhattan’s Animal Care and Control on Feb. 9, 2011. After a lifetime of neglect, the 15-year-old dog is now enjoying her moment in the sun.
Well, it is one way to go. A 40-year-old brothel user has died while in the arms of a prostitute, reports the Swiss news site The Local.
It is one of the latest restaurant fads — people taking pictures of their food. But now two top French chefs have said enough is enough and promised they will crack down on customers who take pics of their plates.