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  • Mets should heed Denver forecast for Jacob deGrom’s sake

    Mets should heed Denver forecast for Jacob deGrom’s sake

    All week long as we’ve sloshed our way through puddles in and around New York City, as we’ve driven across slick roads and made mad dashes from house to car and from car to office without getting
  • Kevin Durant outrage underscores unpopular Nets truths

    Kevin Durant outrage underscores unpopular Nets truths

    Was there something inspiring and feel-good about all this? Sure. The Nets trailed the 76ers by 22 points with under 8 ½ minutes left at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday. The
  • How Bernie Madoff nearly ruined the Mets

    How Bernie Madoff nearly ruined the Mets

    The thing that’s most important to remember is that while the families that used to own the Mets might have been the highest-profile victims — and, before that, beneficiaries — of Bernard L.
  • The Knicks refuse to go away

    The Knicks refuse to go away

    Listen, if you want you can focus on who wasn’t playing at Madison Square Garden Monday night. Anthony Davis wasn’t playing at the Garden. He hurt his calf in February, won’t rejoin the Lakers
  • Mets turn routine April shower into embarrassing soap opera

    Mets turn routine April shower into embarrassing soap opera

    A brief history of rain-and-sports quotes: Noah, 5,000 BC: “We’re gonna need a bigger boat.” Carl Spackler, 1980: “I’d keep playing. I don’t think the heavy stuff’s going to come
  • Mets, Michael Conforto aren’t about to return this gift

    Mets, Michael Conforto aren’t about to return this gift

    It is the dream-come-true of every sandlot slugger, every Wiffle-ball wizard, every Little League legend, every backyard bombardier: bases loaded, bottom of the ninth, the crowd on its feet, the
  • What makes this Knicks’ downer so tough to swallow

    What makes this Knicks’ downer so tough to swallow

    It isn’t so much the losses, which have lately arrived at a far more regular clip than at any other point in this season. It’s the kind of losses. It’s the way those losses have been
  • Mets’ series loss to Phillies cause for concern, but not panic

    Mets’ series loss to Phillies cause for concern, but not panic

    PHILADELPHIA — The Weather Channel says there will be “abundant sunshine” Thursday, the temperature hitting 66 degrees with an outside chance of ticking 70. Rain? Just a 6 percent chance. It’s
  • Luis Rojas can’t overthink playing Dominic Smith anymore

    Luis Rojas can’t overthink playing Dominic Smith anymore

    PHILADELPHIA — Well, the Mets certainly gave you your money’s worth if you managed to sit through their first victory of the year. It was an artless slog, and it wouldn’t be surprising if you
  • Painfully familiar Mets collapse isn’t end of the world

    Painfully familiar Mets collapse isn’t end of the world

    PHILADELPHIA — Steve Cohen already forked over a couple of billion bucks for the team, and another $341 million for a star shortstop. So Tuesday morning he may want to spend a little of what’s