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Colin Kaepernick’s lawyer would not be surprised if Bob Kraft and Patriots make move for ex-49ers QB

Though there are some NFL owners who are clearly uninterested in Kaepernick for all the wrong reasons (looking at you, Dan Snyder), Geragos apparently believes Kraft would not be one of them. The Patriots owner is, however, reportedly friendly with President Trump, who has openly derided Kaepernick...

Aaron Boone once ‘smack-talked’ CC Sabathia long before they were Yankees

“The first time I faced him, old Cinergy Field in Cincinnati, in a big series, Indians vs. Reds, here comes this young stud CC into Cincinnati and struck me out three times,” Boone said with a laugh, on the day Sabathia announced his intention to retire after...

New Knick Dennis Smith Jr.’s dunks will be influenced by J. Cole and Baron Davis

“I go and tell my brothers and chop some dunks out and send it immediately (to the group), like, ‘What you think about this one, this one, this one,’” Smith Jr. said. “They tell me what they think, how they think people will judge it based on...

Rangers breeze by Buffalo behind another strong Alexandar Georgiev performance

Georgiev stopped 13 shots in the third period, and was particularly sharp in the opening six minutes to preserve a 3-2 lead. First, he got across to his left to stop Rasmus Dahlin's one-timer 58 seconds in. Some five minutes later, the goalie squared up in his...

Danny Farquhar, armed with new appreciation for life, aims to join crowded Yankees bullpen

TAMPA — The little things matter to Danny Farquhar. Putting on a uniform and throwing a bullpen are big deals to the right-handed veteran of seven major league seasons. Even sitting in a converted press room during spring training talking to the media was “so cool,” according to...

Colin Kaepernick was approached by Alliance League but his $20 million asking price was too steep

More than 80 percent of Alliance players spent some time in an NFL camp or on a roster. None is a star; the rare NFL first-round draft pick in the AAF is Birmingham running back Trent Richardson, who flamed out with the Browns and Colts, but who...

Matt Harvey, notorious pain in Mets' butt, already sidelined with pain in the butt

Even on the opposite coast, Matt Harvey’s still a pain in the butt. The former Dark Knight turned Flushing pariah is having a rough start to his Angels career, suffering a glute injury during agility drills on the first day of spring training, according to the LA Times....

Why Yankees believe Gary Sanchez will rebound from ugly season

A Sanchez turnaround this season will be critical if the Yankees hope to challenge their division rival, and defending World Champions, Red Sox. Wednesday, the official report day for pitchers and catchers, Boone said he “hoped” the Yankees, who won 100 games last season, have reconfigured and...

Jason Vargas will be the Mets fifth starter, while Peter Alonso will get a shot to win the first base job

“(Vargas) comes to the field every day to win, to get better,” Callaway said. “He’s in the dugout every pitch, paying attention to everything that happens and a guy like that, when he is in a good spot mechanically, physically he’s going to pitch well. Our goal...

Elton Brand is trying to build a championship team in Philly, and it’s a different kind of process

“I was taking the train, and someone wanted to buy my tickets to the Bulls game to see Michael Jordan for $1,500 apiece, and I turned it down … and Michael didn’t play,” Brand recounted in an exclusive interview with the Daily News. “I was young, 14...