(Photo by Jason Schott)
Mets Manager Mickey Callaway received a vote of confidence from General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen on Monday afternoon as the Mets open a four-game series with the Washington Nationals at Citi Field.
The Mets are returning home after a 1-5 road trip that has left them with a record of 20-25.
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(Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen – Photo by Jason Schott)
With the Mets returning home on Monday after a 1-5 road trip that included a sweep in Miami to the lowly Marlins, General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen addressed the media about the status of his Manager, Mickey Callaway.
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The Mueller Report – Presented With Related Materials By The Washington Post
Introduction and Analysis by Reporters Rosalind S. Helderman and Matt Zapotosky
Scribner; trade paperback; $15.00
The Mueller Report, with the findings of the Special Counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and President Donald J. Trump’s campaign, was released last month.
This book is the only one with exclusive analysis by the Pulitzer Prize–winning staff of The Washington Post, who have covered the story from the beginning.
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Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery
By Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator from Arkansas
William Morrow; hardcover, $28.99; E-book, $22.99
Tom Cotton is the United States Senator from Arkansas. He served in Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division and in Afghanistan with a Provincial Reconstruction Team. His military decorations include the Bronze Star, the Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Ranger Tab.
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(The Red Bulls celebrating their game-winner – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Red Bulls shutout Atlanta United FC, 1-0, on Sunday at Red Bull Arena for their fourth win in five games.
They have moved into sixth place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 5-5-2 with 17 points. Atlanta is in fourth with 20 points (6-2-4).
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The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that former UCLA quarterback Mark Harmon has been named the 2019 recipient of the NFF Gold Medal in recognition of his exceptional accomplishments, unblemished reputation and for reflecting the values of amateur football.
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(The Yankees celebrating – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees scored three in the ninth, as Gio Urshela got another game-winning hit, to beat Tampa Bay 4-3 on Friday night at Yankee Stadium and take first place in the American League East for the first time since Opening Day.
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In honor of Seinfeld’s 30th anniversary, the Mets and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced a new partnership that will bring “Seinfeld Night” to Citi Field.
Jerry Seinfeld and Keith Hernandez (pictured above) will reunite for a day about nothing on July 5, 2019, which is 30 years to the day of the premiere of the iconic show on NBC, when the Mets host the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:10 p.m.
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Topgun: An American Story
By Dan Pedersen
Hachette; hardcover, 320 pages; $28.00
When people think of Top Gun, they instantly think of the classic 1986 movie that starred Tom Cruise.
The title of that movie refers to its setting at the Topgun Navy Fighter School, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
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Pastime Lost: The Humble, Original, and Now Completely Forgotten Game of English Baseball
By David Block
University of Nebraska Press; 328 pages; hardcover & eBook, $29.95
Next month, the Yankees and Boston Red Sox will play two games in London, the first time Major League Baseball will play regular season games in the country.
England is arguably the birthplace of the sport, as its citizens of all ages, genders, and classes of society were playing a game called baseball long before the sport became America’s national pastime.
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