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  • Browns fans let into game — immediately fight each other

    Browns fans let into game — immediately fight each other

    This is social distancing at its worst. Around 6,000 fans were allowed into the Browns’ 35-30 victory over the Bengals on Thursday night in Cleveland. And a handful of those fans got into a melee that was captured on video by a fellow fan with the fitting caption, “Lol I love Browns game.” The order …
  • The extra motivation for Yankees in final week of season

    The extra motivation for Yankees in final week of season

    The Yankees have extra incentive in their next seven games because they are all against AL East foes — the Red Sox and Blue Jays — and the results of those games could impact where they play the first round of the playoffs. The Yankees went into the weekend one game behind the Twins for …
  • Erin Andrews featured on weird ‘Thursday Night Football’ cake

    Erin Andrews featured on weird ‘Thursday Night Football’ cake

    A portrait cake just doesn’t do Erin Andrews justice. Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink got a special cake made for themErin Andrews/Instagram Video posted to the Fox Sports NFL sideline reporter’s Instagram story Thursday showed off cakes the broadcasters were gifted with their faces on them at First Energy Stadium for the Bengals-Browns game. But …
  • Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown in middle of Celtics ‘bulls–t’ locker room drama

    Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown in middle of Celtics ‘bulls–t’ locker room drama

    The Celtics blew their second straight second-half lead in a 106-101 loss to the Miami Heat on Thursday night as Boston fell behind 0-2 in the Eastern Conference Finals. And things reportedly blew up in the Celtics locker room. Multiple reporters described a heap of distressing noises pouring out of Boston’s locker room after the …
  • Islanders’ next step is to go from contender to champion

    Islanders’ next step is to go from contender to champion

    And so it ends, six wins shy of the Stanley Cup for this Islanders team that went farther than their ancestors had over the last 27 years. It ends in disappointment, if not despair, with this 2-1 overtime defeat in Game 6 to the Lightning, who will face the Stars in the Cup final that …
  • Mets’ thrilling win shows MLB expanded playoffs here to stay

    Mets’ thrilling win shows MLB expanded playoffs here to stay

    It’s going to work. Major League Baseball is going to keep the 16-team postseason that emanated from the pandemic shutdown, and you’re going to like it. Don’t believe me? Then tell me you watched the Mets’ insane, 10-6 victory over the Phillies Thursday night at Citizens Bank Park and didn’t get roped in by the …
  • Brandon Nimmo’s blast in ninth propels Mets to big win over Phillies

    Brandon Nimmo’s blast in ninth propels Mets to big win over Phillies

    PHILADELPHIA — The yelling from the Mets dugout echoed through the empty ballpark as Brandon Nimmo sped around the bases. All night the Mets had clawed following a disastrous Seth Lugo start, and finally they had the lead again. And soon enough, a must-needed series victory. Nimmo’s homer leading off the ninth against Brandon Workman …
  • Yankees making history with this show of home run power

    Yankees making history with this show of home run power

    Homer barrage is not enough. It doesn’t do it. We have seen homer barrages before. So it is inadequate to use those two words to describe what the Yankees did for three days to the Black and Blue Jays. For the Yankees earned their Bronx Bomber moniker with a century of clout. Yet, no Yankees …
  • Islanders’ Stanley Cup dream ends in crushing Game 6 OT loss

    Islanders’ Stanley Cup dream ends in crushing Game 6 OT loss

    Lightning forward Anthony Cirelli wristed one off the post and Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov could barely move. The puck had deflected in behind him. And with it the Islanders’ longest playoff run since 1993 came to a screeching halt as the Lightning took a 2-1 win in overtime in Game 6 on Thursday in Edmonton, …
  • Yankees pound out six more homers for eighth straight win

    Yankees pound out six more homers for eighth straight win

    After spending three nights at Yankee Stadium getting whiplash tracking all the home runs they allowed, ask the Blue Jay pitchers if the Yankees rely on home runs too much. The Yankees hit six homers Thursday night, when they continued to punish Blue Jays pitching on the way to a 10-7 victory that pushed their …