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Atlantic Yards neighbors lash out at developers for problems

The neighborhood pushed back Wednesday night. A Brooklyn woman who has complained about sexual harassment from construction crews working on Atlantic Yards, the massive real-estate project anchored by the Barclays Center, blasted the developer and the state Thursday for failing to take adequate steps to halt catcalls and other offensive behavior from workers. Elicia Howard, a 23-year-old sports marketing professional ...

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Yankees Insider: A-Rod off to very sluggish start

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images Alex Rodriguez scores a run in the ninth inning Thursday but is still struggling at the plate. TORONTO — It’s far too early for Joe Girardi to start worrying about his slumping hitters, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t going to field questions about them. Especially Alex Rodriguez. The Yankees’ 40-year-old designated hitter was off to a ...

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Donaldson, Tulowitzki homer as Yankees fall 4-2 to Blue Jays

Frank Gunn/AP Nathan Eovaldi pitches 6.2 innings but the Blue Jays get to him late as Troy Tulowtizki rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the seventh. TORONTO – A dominant ace, timely home runs and another Blue Jays win. Sound familiar? Toronto used that combination to rule the American League East for the final two months ...

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Islanders win Game 1, take home ice back from Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images John Tavares (r.) celebrates his goal with teammate Frans Nielsen as the Islanders edge the Panthers 5-4 in Game 1 of the first round of their Stanley Cup playoffs series. SUNRISE, Fla. — Whenever the Islanders got behind, they fought their way out of trouble. When they finally got the lead, they didn’t give ...

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Jets face road-heavy schedule early in season

Tom Pennington/Getty Images The Jets will kick off their season against the Bengals in Week 1. This could get ugly quick. Though the Jets hope to build off their 10-6 season from a year ago, they face a brutal stretch to open the 2016 season. When the schedule was released Thursday night, it revealed that five of the Jets’ first ...

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Myers: Titans took Rams by the horns and fleeced them

Carson Wentz and Jared Goff are not John Elway, Peyton Manning or Andrew Luck, but the Rams are not in St. Louis anymore and Hollywood demands big names and stars. So, this appears to be a completely one-sided deal for the Titans and a desperation move by the Rams. A huge gamble. The Titans sent the overall No. 1 pick ...

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Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson not on same page with Knicks

Howard Simmons/New York Daily News Carmelo Anthony says he wants open communication with the Knicks when it comes to hiring a coach and bringing in players, something Phil Jackson didn’t exactly echo. It’s getting harder for Carmelo Anthony to keep his faith. The questions aren’t being answered. The concerns aren’t alleviated. As the Knicks star conducted a long press conference ...

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History of NFL teams trading up for No. 1 overall picks

Stephen Dunn/Allsport/Getty Images The Colts traded up to nab quarterback Jeff George with the No. 1 pick in 1990. In a blockbuster move two weeks ahead of the NFL draft that might appear risky, the Rams scooped up the No. 1 overall pick from the Titans. They became the lowest-picking team in league history to trade up to the No. ...

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The most expensive sports memorabilia in history

JEFF ZELEVANSKY/ASSOCIATED PRESS Mike Piazza’s jersey from his first home run after September 11, 2001, has been sold in auction. History’s worth more than the memories. Sometimes, it’s worth millions of dollars. METS FANS SHELL OUT $ 365G TO KEEP MIKE PIAZZA’S FAMED 9/11 JERSEY ‘IN THE FAMILY’ With Mike Piazza’s Mets jersey, worn during the first post-9/11 game which ...

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Piazza's post-9/11 jersey fetches $365G to stay with Mets

The idea of Mike Piazza’s revered post-9/11 jersey leaving New York struck three die-hard Mets fans as blasphemous. The deep-pocketed trio stepped up to the plate Thursday with a record-winning bid of $ 365,000 to insure the sacred shirt remains available to the team, its boosters and the baseball Hall of Fame. “This jersey means so much to the entire ...

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