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Longoria, Giants tee off on Mets rookie Szapucki in 9-3 rout

May. 25, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria homered twice and Joc Pederson hit his fourth in two games as the San Francisco Giants went deep four times in the first two innings off rookie Thomas Szapucki and routed the New York Mets 9-3 Wednesday. Mike Yastrzemski also homered off Szapucki,...

Literary 'superagent' Mort Janklow dies at 91

May. 25, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mort Janklow, a colorful former corporate attorney who raised high the power of the literary agent as he brokered big advances for publishing, political and entertainment leaders, from Ronald Reagan and Al Gore to David McCullough and Barbara Walters, has died. ...

When purple reigned: A 1985 Prince concert finds a new life

May. 23, 2022 11:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first thing you hear is a familiar voice over the sound of thousands of screaming fans. “Hello, Syracuse and the world. My name is Prince and I’ve come to play with you.” The Purple One soon arrives, rising up through the stage — wearing...

Buffalo shooting victim laid to rest; city marks 1 week

May. 21, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Roberta Drury, a 32-year-old woman who was the youngest of the 10 Black people killed at a Buffalo supermarket, was remembered at her funeral Saturday for "that smile that could light up a room,” as the city marked one week since the shooting with sorrowful moments of...

Mets ace Scherzer likely out 6 to 8 weeks for oblique strain

May. 19, 2022 19:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Max Scherzer is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks with a strained oblique muscle in his left side, the latest blow to a New York pitching staff already missing ace Jacob deGrom. Scherzer, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, had an MRI on...

Bye-bye Carrier, hello JMA Wireless; Syracuse dome renamed

May. 19, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse University and JMA Wireless on Thursday announced a 10-year partnership for naming rights of the university’s iconic indoor stadium. The agreement means the name Carrier will be replaced for the first time since the venue opened in 1980. It will be...

Mets put RHP Megill on injured list with biceps tendinitis

May. 15, 2022 20:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Holderman woke up early in Scranton, Pennsylvania, to have breakfast ahead of the Syracuse Mets' game at the RailRiders. A few hours later, he made his major league debut for the Mets at Citi Field. “Not the Sunday I expected but the Sunday I really...

No charges for 4 cops who killed teen near Syracuse

May. 13, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Four police officers who shot and killed a 17-year-old boy near Syracuse last year will not face criminal charges, New York's attorney general announced Friday. A lengthy investigation into the death of Judson Albahm, of Jamesville, by Letitia James’...

Mets C James McCann sidelined by broken left hamate bone

May. 13, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets catcher James McCann will be sidelined for approximately six weeks after he broke a bone in his left wrist. McCann needs surgery to repair his broken left hamate bone. He missed the final two games of this week's series at Washingon with what was...

Mets cut slumping Canó with almost $45 million left on deal

May. 02, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three years after Robinson Canó returned to New York, his ill-fated marriage with the Mets is over. Canó was cut Monday with nearly $45 million remaining on his contract, possibly signaling the end of his decorated major league career. The veteran slugger wants to...