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Jay Bruce returns to Mets on 3-year, $39 million deal

The slow-moving MLB free agent market finally played into the Mets’ favor. Slugger Jay Bruce, who went into the winter looking for an expensive long-term contract, has agreed to terms with the Mets on a three-year deal that will bring him back to Flushing, according to an industry source. ...

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Advocacy group asks whether Raiders violated Rooney Rule

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Fritz Pollard Alliance called Wednesday for the NFL to investigate whether the Oakland Raiders violated the “Rooney Rule” when they hired Jon Gruden as coach. Fritz Pollard Alliance counsel Cyrus Mehri and N. Jeremi Duru said they were concerned that Raiders owner Mark ...

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Serena Williams endured medical ordeal following C-section

Serena Williams experienced a wave of medical and emotional issues after giving birth to her first child last year. The tennis superstar, 36, revealed she began having difficulty breathing the day after her daughter, Alexis Olympia, was born via emergency C-section due to the baby’s alarmingly low heart ...

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Rashard Robinson, Jets cornerback, arrested with pot-laced candy

Jets cornerback Rashard Robinson was charged with drug possession after a December arrest, prompting fair questions about the team’s wisdom to trade for the troubled second-year player midway through the season. Morris County police found a marijuana-laced candy (THC infused Peanut Budda Buddah Candy, in case you ...

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