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Astros interested in Robertson: source

nypost.com — A year ago, a Yankees homegrown All-Star bolted for a lousy American League West team. Could David Robertson follow the trail blazed by Robinson Cano? The Astros have communicated with Robertson's agent Scott Leventhal to express their interest in the Yankees' closer, an industry source said. MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reported on Nov.

Nets get master class from Spurs in another loss

nypost.com — SAN ANTONIO - The Nets have spent the past several weeks talking about the need to learn one another, and the new systems coach Lionel Hollins is installing. Saturday night, the Nets faced the NBA's most comfortable team, the defending champion Spurs, and got a lesson in how to play the game as San Antonio cruised to an easy 99-87 victory over the Nets at AT&T Center.
Nov 22, 2014

The Nets have talked about trusting their system all season. The Spurs showed them what it looks like to do so: nyp.st/1AzSC24

Why Cosby spells the end of the pop culture role model

nypost.com — Stars are not role models. If you didn't know that before this week, the news that Bill Cosby is an alleged serial rapist should finally put to rest the notion that we can expect celebrities to be good influences on our children. If you can't even depend on "America's dad," then there's no public figure you can trust.

All of MLB clamors: Do the Giants have a secret for success?

nypost.com — Baseball's quarterly owners' meetings proceed, always, as if some higher power is pushing the fast-forward button. Senior representatives from all 30 teams and Major League Baseball - nearly all of them male, many of them eligible for senior discounts at the movies - zoom from one conference to the next.
Nov 22, 2014

Do the #Giants possess the secret to #MLB success? I asked people at the owners' meetings. bit.ly/1qRtxwO

Red Bulls’ Tim Cahill: We’re better than the Revolution

nypost.com — The last time a foe gave New England bulletin board material, the Revolution humiliated them. But that didn't stop Red Bulls star Tim Cahill from poking the bear, saying New York was the better team, should score multiple goals Sunday and win the home leg of the Eastern Conference final.
Nov 22, 2014

Cahill added "I feel that we’re favorite to knock these off" & predicted #RBNY will score 2 goals Sunday vs Revs #MLS bit.ly/1Feg42X

Nov 22, 2014

Tim Cahill on #RBNY facing the Revs: "I feel we are (better) & I feel confident...we should beat these guys tomorrow" bit.ly/1Feg42X

Red Bulls-revolution clash will go the way of its stars

nypost.com — The MLS Eastern Conference finals likely will come down to the biggest players stepping up on the big stage. The Red Bulls know that means dealing with New England midfielder Jermaine Jones, while the red-hot Revolution have stop or at least slow Thierry Henry by any means necessary.
Nov 22, 2014

The Red Bull-Revs Eastern Conference final will come down to its stars: Thierry Henry & Jermaine Jones #RBNY #MLS bit.ly/1vAFlVR

No reason for MLB parks to have weird dimensions

nypost.com — My wife, she doesn't get sports. That isn't to say she doesn't "like" sports. Quite the contrary. She enjoys our annual treks to the ballpark (she prefers Citi for the diversity of food and drink). She greatly enjoys watching hockey games (but only in person, where you actually can see the puck).
Nov 22, 2014

Vac's Whacks: On ballpark dimensions and the quirks of the asymmetrical outfield. nyp.st/1BYQDWL

Giants’ Donnell gets key tip from wife on how to avoid fumbles

nypost.com — Larry Donnell is the biggest surprise on the Giants' roster, and one of the biggest enigmas in the NFL. He's on an up-and-down roller coaster between acrobatic catches and maddening drops, between good Larry and bad Larry. Which one will show up Sunday night against archrival Dallas?
Nov 22, 2014

Giants' Donnell gets key tip from wife on how to avoid fumbles via @NYPost #nyg #giants nyp.st/1v6fCSX

Nov 22, 2014

Giants’ Donnell gets key tip from wife on how to avoid fumbles | New York Post bit.ly/1p8JzBb

Detroit radio station organizing Jets rally to spite ex-Lions coach

nypost.com — The NFL finally found a game on which it couldn't make a profit. The league announced Friday tickets for the Jets' game against the Bills on Monday night in Detroit will be free to the general public and all seating will be general admission.
Nov 22, 2014

Detroit radio station organizing Jets rally to spite ex-Lions coach #nyj: nyp.st/1qLqXbv via @nypost

Tenants live in fear at the notorious Pink Houses

nypost.com — Dark hallways, a lack of security cameras and spotty elevator service are par for the course in Brooklyn's notorious Louis H. Pink Houses, which tenants say is completely neglected by the city. A simple task like fixing a light bulb went ignored for three weeks before Thursday, when a police officer killed a man in an unlit stairwell.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @nypost: Today's Cover: Living in fear at Brooklyn's dark and deadly Louis H. Pink Houses nyp.st/152Kcn3 pic.twitter.com/Zc0SANzqCp

Nov 22, 2014

RT @nypmetro: Tenants say the notorious Louis H. Pink Houses have been completely neglected by the city nyp.st/1Hzf51m

Nov 22, 2014

RT @nypost: Today's Cover: Living in fear at Brooklyn's dark and deadly Louis H. Pink Houses nyp.st/152Kcn3 pic.twitter.com/Zc0SANzqCp

Nets rewind: Bench keys Nets win over Thunder

nypost.com — Here are three thoughts on the Nets' 94-92 victory over the Thunder in Oklahoma City Friday night: 1. Not only did Wednesday's triple overtime defeat to the Bucks give the Nets one loss, it nearly gave them a second Friday in Oklahoma City.
Nov 22, 2014

Here's my Nets Rewind off of last night's game, with thoughts on the bench, Mason Plumlee and Andrei Kirilenko: nyp.st/1z9Vrmw

NYPD rookie kills unarmed man

nypost.com — Police fatally shot a man inside a Brooklyn building late Thursday, cops said. The 28-year-old man had just walked into an eighth-floor stairwell when an officer, who was on routine patrol with his partner, shot the man at 11:15 p.m. in the Pink Houses on Linden Boulevard, according to police.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @WyzeChef: So you all couldn't find a better picture to use besides his mugshot? nypost.com/2014/11/21/pol… @nypost

Nov 21, 2014

RT @WyzeChef: So you all couldn't find a better picture to use besides his mugshot? nypost.com/2014/11/21/pol… @nypost

Nov 21, 2014

.@nypost uses #AkaiGurley's mug shot 2 diminish his worth. He was unarmed, not a suspect when murdered by #NYPD cops nypost.com/2014/11/21/pol…

Nov 21, 2014

RT @NickFromAstoria: Objection - relevance. MT “@Azi: #AkaiGurley "has been arrested 24 times and has done time behind bars.” nypost.com/2014/11/21/pol…

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Suing mom and dad

nypost.com — What is it about kids in New Jersey suing their parents for tuition? Last fall, Rachel Canning walked out on her parents and then demanded they still pay her tuition at a local Catholic high school. She lost her suit, and is now back with her mom and dad.

Rookie NYPD cop ‘very choked up’ after seeing partner kill man

nypost.com — He never fired a shot - but a rookie cop who saw his partner accidentally gun down an innocent Brooklyn man was so shaken he could barely tell his superiors what happened, a law enforcement source said.

TLC probes Uber over spying allegations

nypost.com — Add New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission to the list of powerful groups investigating Uber for allegedly spying on its users. The commission, which regulates Uber, is "looking into allegations" that the mobile car-hailing app violated users' privacy by tracking them without their permission.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @JosinaAnderson: Oh MT @nypost: The spying allegations against Uber hv gotten the company in trouble with NYC's Taxi & Limo Commission h…

Nov 22, 2014

NYC TLC probe into #ubergate marks second investigation into allegations of improper spying via @nypostbiz nypost.com/2014/11/22/tlc…

Nov 22, 2014

Uber's NYC regulator/licensor is "looking into the allegations" of improper spying, TLC spokesman tells @nypostbiz nypost.com/2014/11/22/tlc…

Ryan, Jets OK with facing Bills at neutral site in Detroit

nypost.com — Last month, the usually affable Sheldon Richardson sat at his locker at MetLife Stadium following the Jets' embarrassing 43-23 loss to the Bills, too upset to speak with the media. On Friday, he was all smiles, relishing the opportunity for payback. "You can say that," Richardson said.
Nov 22, 2014

Ryan, Jets OK with facing Bills at neutral site in Detroit #nyj: nyp.st/1FaT7O7 via @nypost

Rex ‘scared’ of Sammy Watkins - so how do Jets stop him?

nypost.com — Bills rookie wide receiver Sammy Watkins set career-highs with nine catches for 122 yards and two touchdowns - including the game-winner to beat the Vikings - the week prior to playing the Jets last month. The speedster, who played with Rex Ryan's son at Clemson and was the No.

Why the Jets must be patient with Calvin Pryor

nypost.com — Calvin Pryor knows you expected more from him this year, because he expected more from himself. But the Jets' rookie safety, the 18th-overall pick in the draft in May, who lost his starting job one game ago and is expected to come off the bench against the Bills on Monday night in Detroit, has a message for the doubters: "Don't try to define someone's career in one year,'' Pryor told The Post Friday.
Nov 22, 2014

CANNIZZARO: Why the Jets must be patient with Calvin Pryor #nyj: nyp.st/1y0t1wQ via @nypost

Nets fend off Thunder to snap five-game losing streak

nypost.com — OKLAHOMA CITY - The Nets turned each of their last two seasons around with dramatic wins against the Thunder. And, after three quarters of sluggish play on Friday, the Nets did it again, as they recorded a desperately needed 94-92 victory over the undermanned Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Nov 22, 2014

The Nets didn't earn any style points in OKC but they did get a win, which is all that matters in the end: nyp.st/1p7wdVT

Nov 22, 2014

The Nets didn't get any style points for their performance Friday night in OKC, but got the win they badly needed: nyp.st/1p7wdVT