(Shamorie Ponds – @StJohnsBball)
St. John’s opened the season with a dominant performance, as they beat Loyola Maryland, 76-55, on Tuesday night at Carnesecca Arena.
St. John’s took control of this game early, jumping out to a 21-8 lead on a Mikey Dixon three-point play at the 9:58 mark of the first half and a Shamorie Ponds three-pointer as time expired gave them a 48-23 lead at halftime.
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(David Villa (center) looks to make a play – @NYCFC)
In the first leg of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Sunday night at Yankee Stadium, New York City Football Club fell to Atlanta United, 1-0.
Continue reading MLS Playoffs: NYCFC Falls To Atlanta
(Bradley Wright-Phillips trying to break through the Columbus defense – @NewYorkRedBulls)
In the first leg of the MLS Eastern Conference semifinals, Columbus Crew SC held off the top-seeded Red Bulls, 1-0, on Sunday at MAPFRE Stadium.
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(Maxi Moralez – @NYCFC)
For the second time in four days, New York City Football Club beat the Philadelphia Union at Yankee Stadium. On Sunday night, it was in the regular season finale, and on Wednesday night, NYCFC dominated again, to the tune of a 3-1 win in their one-game playoff.
The win sets up a meeting between NYCFC and second-seeded Atlanta United in the Eastern Conference semifinals, with the first leg this Sunday at Yankee Stadium and the second leg in Atlanta on November 11.
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(Brett Gardner (center) during batting practice this past season – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees are bringing back their longest-tenured player, outfielder Brett Gardner, on a one-year contract for the 2019 season after he declined the 2019 club option on his previous contract.
Gardner, 35, made his Major League debut in 2008 after he was drafted by the Yankees in the third round of the 2005 First-Year Player Draft.
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Why We Fight: Defeating America’s Enemies – With No Apologies
By Sebastian Gorka
Regnery Publishing; hardcover; $28.99
Sebastain Gorka, Ph.D., former Deputy Assistant to President Donald Trump for Strategy and one of America’s most trusted authorities on national security, strategy, and counterterrorism, sees American leadership restored under Trump, but that does not mean our enemies have disappeared.
In his new book, Why We Fight, Gorka clarifies who our enemies are, what makes them tick, and how to defeat them.
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Red Sox Manager Alex Cora led his team to a World Series championship in his first year at the helm.
Cora is the first manager to win it all in his first year in the job since Bob Brenly with the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2001.
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Steve Pearce played for all five American League East teams in his career before he found a home in Boston this season, and he was as key as anybody to the Red Sox’s success in the playoffs.
Pearce won the World Series Most Valuable Player award after he racked up three home runs and eight RBI in the series, which was won in five games over the Dodgers.
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(David Villa and Alexander Ring celebrate – @NYCFC)
New York City Football Club beat the Philadelphia Union, 3-1, on Sunday at Yankee Stadium to clinch third place in the Eastern Conference and home field in the first round of the MLS playoffs.
NYCFC finished with a record of 16-8-10, with 56 points, and they will face Philadelphia, who finished in sixth with a record of 15-5-14, with 50 points, on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.
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(Derrick Etienne, Jr. – @NewYorkRedBulls)
The Red Bulls beat Orlando City SC, 1-0, on Sunday at Red Bull Arena to clinch the Supporters’ Shield, their first since 2015 and third overall in franchise history.
Derrick Etienne, Jr. scored the game-winning goal in the 53rd minute, as he dribbled past two defenders and beat Orlando goalkeeper Adam Grinwis with a low shot for what turned out to be the game winner.
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