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Yankees pitchers are ‘in a good spot’ as trade deadline looms


It’s different for pitchers. That sentence applies to approximately 2.3 million issues, situations and scenarios that arise in the baseball world. For the purpose of today’s conversation, however, let’s use it to discuss the trade deadline. Brian Cashman has stated publicly he wants more pitching, be it starting, relief or both, and that has sparked […]

Dwight Howard: Dealing with sexuality allegations ‘set me free’


Dwight Howard fought through the hurt and found a new level of freedom. The Memphis Grizzlies center said during a two-part interview on Fox Sports 1’s “Fair Game” that airs Wednesday and Thursday that the allegations about him and his sexuality, which surfaced last year and were expanded on in a lawsuit filed Masin Elije […]

Tiger Woods still fixing his game ahead of British Open


PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — It all sounded very odd. Tiger Woods, on Tuesday in advance of the 2019 British Open at Portrush, was reminiscing about last year’s near-miss in the Open at Carnoustie sounding like a wet-behind-the-ears youngster lamenting his first opportunity lost at a major championship. “That was my first time there in contention […]

Dwight Gooden spotted for first time since cocaine possession bust


Mets icon Dwight “Doc” Gooden was spotted out and about in New Jersey Tuesday morning for the first time since The Post broke the news of his arrest for cocaine possession. The retired pitcher, 54, sported a white T-shirt, cargo shorts and socks with sandals as he ran errands with a woman near his home […]

Charles Barkley doesn’t hold back in advice for Joel Embiid and Zion Williamson


Charles Barkley has some self-inspired advice for Joel Embiid: Get in shape. And, true to form, he put it in somewhat crude terms. On ESPN’s Get Up Tuesday morning, Barkley said Embiid needs to get his “fat butt” in shape. Embiid has faced criticism for his weight before — Andre Drummond called him “fat” and […]

Corey Coleman brings intrigue to Giants’ new-look receiving group


Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. Fans are understandably fatigued hearing frequent Odell Beckham Jr. dispatches from Cleveland. It remains to be seen if the Giants will dearly miss the sensational receiver once the […]

How it keeps getting trickier for Yankees to pull off pitching trade


Zack Wheeler went on the injured list Monday and the Giants swept a doubleheader, emphasizing how sensitive the starting pitching market is and how it can shift almost daily with every pain and gain between now and July 31. The twists and turns obviously have not been good for the Mets. They can talk boldly […]

Warriors GM explains plan for awkward D’Angelo Russell fit


Maybe Bob Myers’ word is better than Dave Gettleman’s. Echoing the Giants general manager’s infamous declaration regarding Odell Beckham Jr. — “We didn’t sign him to trade him,” Gettleman uttered months before trading the star receiver to Cleveland — Myers, the Warriors general manager, has proclaimed that his franchise in flux isn’t planning on shipping […]

Marlins vs. Padres: San Diego and Manny Machado will go quietly


Bond? Jane Bond? Mixed reviews from James Bond fans upon hearing actress Lashana Lynch will be the new 007 when the movie premieres in 2020. But clearly Disney fans are on the same page as rumors swirl James Corden will be the new Moana. The San Diego Machados have won three of their past 10 […]

Dennis Eckersley is done with David Price after plane incident


David Price’s popularity in Boston has grown since the once-underachieving $217 million southpaw picked up a pair of wins in last year’s World Series. But Dennis Eckersley doesn’t look at the former Cy Young winner any differently — if he’ll look at him at all. Eckersley, a longtime Red Sox analyst (NESN) and former pitcher […]

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