In a stunning reversal that played out over a dozen or so dramatic hours, the Mariners have signed Robinson Cano to a 10-year, $240 million contract, ending his tenure with the Yankees.
Brian Cashman and Hiroki Kuroda’s agent, Steve Hilliard, spoke four times by phone on Thursday and whatever specifics the two men talked about led to a one-year deal worth $16 million for Kuroda to return to the Yankees, two sources said Friday.
In college basketball today, St. John’s sophomore Chris Obekpa is the Sultan of Smack. His 5.7 blocked shots per game leads the nation and the 6-9 sophomore is on track to win the title for a second straight year.
The Lakers expect to have Kobe Bryant back in their lineup when they face the Toronto Raptors on Sunday. The team posted a dramatic video on its Facebook page Friday indicating Bryant will be back Dec. 8.
The Brooklyn Nets Super Hero BrooklyKnight swooped into Public School 23 in Bedford-Stuyvesant Friday morning, delivering a real Christmas tree to the school’s wide-eyed students.
David Robertson understands the business end of baseball and why Robinson Cano bolted the Yankees for the Mariners. Still, Cano’s former teammate said, “It stinks he’s going to be in Seattle.
Alain Vigneault tried to put a positive spin on Thursday night’s ugly 3-1 Rangers win in Buffalo, but the actions of the first-year coach and GM Glen Sather on Friday were more indicative of their opinions of the team.
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The World Cup draw in Costo do Sauipe, Brazil, didn’t merely defeat the U.S. national soccer team on Friday, it scored a hat trick. Things probably could not have turned out worse, for a national club or a travel agent.
Peter Robert Casey is in for a serious case of the Mondays. After a frantic 30 days spent crisscrossing the country to watch an NBA game in a different city every night, he’ll be back at his desk in Manhattan when the weekend is over.
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The Mets have agreed to terms with former Yankee Curtis Granderson on a four-year, $60 million contract, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal. The agreement is pending a physical.
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