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A look back at Kobe Bryant's career in basketball

A look back at Kobe Bryant’s career in basketball After 20 years playing for the Los Angeles Lakers and five championships, Kobe Bryant announced in November that he will retire from basketball after this season. Take a look back at ...

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SEE IT! Our old man loses to a 16-year-old chess master

Nothing makes you feel dumber than losing at chess to a 16 year old. I have a good excuse, of course: I’m lousy at chess. And here’s an even better excuse: I was playing Akshat Chandra, the reigning American junior ...

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Rangers – Penguins: Eastern Conference playoffs matchups

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Henrik Lundqvist and Rangers will have their hands full with Penguins. The Penguins are the favorites, but it’s impossible to ignore that the Rangers have won seven of their last eight playoff games head-to-head in eliminating Pittsburgh ...

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DeGrom, whose son was born, to go on DL or paternity list

Julie Jacobson/AP Jacob deGrom’s first child Jaxon Anthony was born Monday night in Florida. The Mets have not yet decided if Jacob deGrom will be headed to the disabled list. Manager Terry Collins said before Tuesday night’s game against the ...

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Henrik Lundqvist pulls disappearing act at Rangers practice

The Rangers’ first playoff practice Monday afternoon in Greenburgh put a scare into their entire fan base stiff. Henrik Lundqvist left the ice six minutes into it, at 12:06 p.m., forcing his teammates to tie a target around the posts ...

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Johnathan Hankins healthy, could be X-factor for Giants' D

Elsa/Getty Images Johnathan Hankins had seven sacks in 2014, and could eclipse that production this season with the improvements the Giants have made around him on the defensive line. Fourth-year Giants defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins, who missed seven games last ...

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Frank Lampard sits out while NYCFC ties Fire, 0-0

DARRYL DYCK/AP Frank Lampard is absent again from Sunday’s game. It may be time to put Frank Lampard’s mug on milk cartons. OK, he’s not exactly missing, per se, but the New York City FC midfielder certainly can’t be found ...

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NFL community mourns former Saint Will Smith after murder

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Will Smith was shot to death Saturday night in New Orleans. The NFL community was in mourning on Sunday after tragically losing former Saints defensive end Will Smith in an apparently senseless act of road rage on ...

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Will Smith, former Saints player, killed in New Orleans

Former Saints player Will Smith was shot to death in an apparent road rage encounter in New Orleans late Saturday, according to multiple reports. The 34-year-old, who helped the Louisiana football team snag a 2009 Super Bowl win, was killed ...

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Ken Burns' 'Jackie Robinson' is window into Dodger's life

[embedded content] Ken Burns says that as far back as 1994, when his nine-part TV series “Baseball” aired, he had discussions with Rachel Robinson about doing a “stand-alone” film on her husband, the Hall of Fame Dodger and civil rights ...

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