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Sports leagues seek to stop sports betting from beginning in N.J.

NJ.com (Brent Johnson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — TRENTON — The NCAA and four professional sports leagues are seeking an immediate injunction in federal court to stop legalized sports betting from beginning in New Jersey this weekend. After...
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World Series 2014: Predicting who will win between Royals and Giants

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — And in how many games?
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Mets' Jacob deGrom named Sporting News' National League Rookie of the Year

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — 26-year-old lefty Jacob deGrom has surprising season in Queens
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World Series 2014 schedule: Dates, times, channels for Giants vs. Royals

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Find out when and were to watch the 2014 World Series here
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MLB playoffs 2014: 3 reasons why Royals' World Series run should give Mets fans hope

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — If we operate under the well-worn maxim that every sport is a copycat league then it's worth asking what, exactly, can baseball and, for our purposes here, the Mets learn from the Royals success?
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Mets What Ifs?: What if Matt Harvey was healthy this season?

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — So what if Harvey was healthy? Would that mean Bartolo Colon was not signed last winter? Would a healthy Harvey have turned the Mets into a playoff team, bumping them up to the 88 win threshold...
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Mets foreshadow World Series with Royal Giants uniforms

NY Daily News (JOHN HEALY) — Nobody could have possibly predicted the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants would play in the World Series earlier this year, except for the Mets? It sure looks that way.
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Did the Mets accidentally predict the World Series?

NY Post (David Satriano) — Mets throwback jerseys from June predicted the World Series matchup pic.twitter.com/EYo0xfFPQZ — Eric Okurowski (@StadiumPage) October 17, 2014 When the Amazin’s wear uniforms that say...
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The Mets, the draft and waiting for the payoff

$Newsday In his first amateur draft for the Mets in 1980, general manager Frank Cashen used the No. 1 overall pick on a high school corner outfielder with potential star tools -- Darryl Strawberry.
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Is Mets prospect Amed Rosario a lottery ticket for franchise?

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Do the Mets have a shortstop of the future in Amed Rosario?
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Harper: Yankees, Mets can't match Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

NY Daily News (John Harper) — Friday’s San Francisco Chronicle devoted six full pages to the Giants’ series-clinching win over the Cardinals, and I couldn’t find a single mention of the brilliant and potentially game-saving...
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Matt Harvey eases into training after injury at alma mater

NY Post (Page Six Team) — The injured Mets pitcher is heading to University of North Carolina for a friends nuptials over the weekend.
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Yankees near decision on hitting coach

NY Post (George A. King III) — The Yankees are in the final lap of replacing hitting coach Kevin Long. According to candidate Dave Magadan, the Yankees could have a new hitting coach in place before Tuesday’s...
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What will Mets payroll look like in 2015? And why free agency could be dull

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — With nine arbitration eligible players, the Mets could hit or surpass this year's payroll number without signing a single free agent.
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Mets can learn from Royals' emphasis on defense

$Newsday The Royals have shocked the baseball world by rolling undefeated through October and earning their first World Series berth since 1985. Not to mention sweeping two division winners.
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Why Curtis Granderson's first year with Mets was better than you think: Season in review grades

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — It's never as bad as it seems. Two years removed from the second of consecutive 40-plus home run seasons with the Yankees and as the Mets' marquee signing last offseason, he joined the club under...
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WATCH: Mike Francesa rips Fox Sports 1 again: They've 'destroyed the continuity of a simulcast that was on for 12 years'

NJ.com (Charles Curtis | For NJ Advance Media) — Another day, another shot at FS1 from the WFAN host.
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WATCH: VCU basketball coach Shaka Smart is a big Mets fan and really knows his 1986 team. Who knew?

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — File this under surprises the internet hands you on a daily basis.
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How the Royals (finally) reached the World Series again

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — 5 reasons the Kansas City Royals three-decade World Series drought is over
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MLB Playoffs 2014: What channel is Cardinals-Giants Game 5 of NLCS on?

NJ.com (Mike Vorkunov | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — The Giants have an opportunity to close the series at home and move on to face the Royals in the World Series. The pitchers on the mound will rehash the matchup from Game 1.
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Blog Articles

Gloria Steinem urges a Cuomo vote -- but on the WFP line

$Newsday Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has weighed in on one side of the WEP-versus-WFP rivalry, urging voters to back Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on the Working Families Party line. The Cuomo campaign's ersatz...
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1st C.D.: In ad, conservative group lashes Bishop to Obamacare frustration

$Newsday In this ad, the conservative group American Action Network tries to hang Obamacare around Rep. Tim Bishop's neck with angry testimonials.
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3rd A.D.: Hennessey pokes Murray with 'Just checking' ad

$Newsday Assemb. Ed Hennessey (D-Medford), whose rivals hired a private investigator to put a GPS tracker on his car in an effort to prove he lived outside his district, has some fun with the stunt against...
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AG race: Nassau police unions back Schneiderman over Cahill

$Newsday Over the weekend, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman won endorsement from Nssau law enforcement unions, including its PBA, Detectives Assocaition, and Superior Officers.
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Dinner at Oak Room Tavern in Sea Cliff

$Newsday On a Friday night, all of Sea Cliff seems to crowd into Oak Room Tavern, and for good reason: The nattily appointed little room pulses with conviviality and, starting at 9 p.m., live music.
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Grotta di Fuoco in Long Beach: First bites

$Newsday Grotta di Fuoco is firing up dining out in Long Beach.
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Chill-chasing chili

$Newsday The weather is starting to turn blustery. This calls for nothing more — or less — than a steaming hot bowl of chili.
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New Rice ad highlights corruption prosecutions

$Newsday Democratic congressional candidate Kathleen Rice on Monday released the third television ad of her campaign: a spot that highlights her political corruption prosecutions as Nassau district...
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Five Guys launches milkshakes

$Newsday Five Guys Burgers and Fries, a formerly shake-free zone, began testing milkshakes at select New York and New Jersey locations earlier this year. I’ve always admired the fries at Five Guys. My...
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Jacob deGrom named Rookie of the Year by Sporting News

Amazin' Avenue (Aaron Yorke) — deGrom was voted top rookie by fellow National League players. The official MLB hardware has not been handed out yet, but the quest of Jacob deGrom to be named National League Rookie of the Year...
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Mets, Yanks rekindle spring-training games

ESPN (Adam Rubin) — NEW YORK -- The Mets and Yankees will meet twice during spring training.The Yankees are due to visit Port St. Lucie on March 22. The Mets will play in Tampa on March 25.After 16 years without...
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Top Republicans and Democrats due for Destination LI 'summit' talk

$Newsday A rare six-way public appearance is set for this afternoon, to include Nassau Executive Edward Mangano, Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone and the major-party chairmen from both counties.
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Jason deGrom named Sporting News NL Rookie of the Year

NY Daily News: Surfing The Mets (KRISTIE ACKERT) — DeGrom, 26, went 9-6 in 22 starts after a mid-May call-up to the Mets this season. He finished with a 2.69 ERA. DeGrom struck out 144 in 140-1/3 innings pitched for an impressive 9.2...
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Governor's competing ballot lines: WEP? WFP? WWE?... WTH?

$Newsday New York’s unusual ballot law is giving rise to tension among minor parties that are backing Democrat Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
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Political books: No matter the timing, a question of shelf life

$Newsday American politicians for decades have found it useful to publish books that purport to explain their lives and policies. These tomes usually answer critics and give fans talking points. Like the...
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Suffolk:Comptroller is hands-off on a successor, backs office merger

$Newsday Suffolk’s exiting Republican Comptroller Joseph Sawicki is taking a hands off stand on who should succeed him but says voters should approve the referendum to consolidate the office of treasurer...
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Suffolk: Economic deputy's outside real-estate role

$Newsday Joanne Minieri, Suffolk’s $170,000-a-year deputy county executive for economic development and planning, has a part time gig as a $60,000 a year board member of a Manhattan-based real estate...
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Mets Morning News: Just one more day until the World Series begins

Amazin' Avenue (Aaron Yorke) — Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets are reportedly seeking a  contract extension with J.P. Ricciardi. The...
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Mets Seeking Contract Extension for J.P. Ricciardi

Amazin' Avenue (Andrew M. Cohen) — One month after locking up GM Sandy Alderson for the next three years, J.P. Ricciardi appears to be next in line to receive a contract extension to keep him in Queens. Nick Cafardo of the Boston...
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WATCH: Endy Chavez goes to the apex of his leap and catches it in the webbing of his glove

Amazin' Avenue (Steve Schreiber) — Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS ultimately ended in disappointment but on this date in 2006, Endy Chavez provided plenty of excitement when he robbed Scott Rolen of a home run and doubled Jim Edmonds off...
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