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New York Giants WR Brandon Marshall joins Odell Beckham Jr., will have season-ending surgery

New York Giants WR Brandon Marshall joins Odell Beckham Jr., will have season-ending surgery

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The injury news about the New York Giants' wide receiver corps just kept getting worse Monday night.Brandon Marshall sustained an ankle injury Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers, and he will undergo season-ending surgery. Receivers Odell Beckham Jr. (broken ankle) and Dwayne Harris (broken foot) were also lost for the year to injuries that occurred Sunday. "Tomorrow I'll have surgery ending year 12," Marshall posted on his Instagram account. "I'm filled with mixed emotions. I wasn't able to produce for my team the way I wanted to but this was my greatest year to date. This game has shown me who I really am good and bad. This game has given me the opportunity to grow as a man, father, husband, teammate, leader. ... I'm so thankful for this game." Marshall, 33, ...
New York Giants icon Justin Tuck: NFL philanthropy widespread, players want dialogue after protests

New York Giants icon Justin Tuck: NFL philanthropy widespread, players want dialogue after protests

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Sept. 29 (UPI) -- He remembers when he was a college student in South Bend, Ind. A small town kid from Kellyton, Ala., he was now attending the University of Notre Dame.Tuck's small town schools didn't offer the necessary preparation for collegiate academia. The experience stuck with him.Yes, he would go on to most spend a lucrative career harassing opposing quarterbacks, but one of his biggest achievements was his pursuit and sacking of illiteracy."Just knowing how I grew up. I grew up in a small town in Alabama that wasn't offering AP courses," Tuck told UPI Thursday. "When I got to Notre Dame, I was completely behind the 8 ball as far as the experience from the educational space that some of my teammates or some of my classmates at Notre Dame had experienced.""So it made me aware of som...
Daniel Murphy homer lifts Washington Nationals over New York Mets

Daniel Murphy homer lifts Washington Nationals over New York Mets

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NEW YORK -- Daniel Murphy continued to torment his former team Saturday night, lacing the tiebreaking homer leading off the 10th inning to lift the Washington Nationals to a 4-3 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field. The National League East champion Nationals (93-61) snapped a two-game losing streak. Washington entered Saturday 5 1/2 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the race for the No. 1 seed in the NL. The Mets (66-88) have lost four of five and nine of 12. Murphy's homer off rookie right-hander Jacob Rhame (0-1) was his ninth in 37 games against the Mets, with whom he spent the first eight years of his career before signing with the Nationals following the 2015 season. With his 2-for-4 effort Saturday night, Murphy is now batting .393 against New York. Sammy Solis (1-0) threw...
New York Yankees pound Chris Sale, take series from Boston Red Sox

New York Yankees pound Chris Sale, take series from Boston Red Sox

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NEW YORK -- Facing one of the more powerful arms in the majors, the New York Yankees worked the pitch count up, brought some power of their own and made some progress in their pursuit of the American League East title.Chase Headley went deep of Sale in the third inning, Matt Holliday and Todd Frazier hit back-to-back homers in the fourth, and the Yankees chased the Boston Red Sox ace early and coasted to a 9-2 victory Sunday night. New York's Aaron Judge hit his first homer in more than two weeks in the sixth inning against Boston's Addison Reed. The Yankees won three of the four games in the series against the Red Sox, cutting their deficit to 3 1/2 games. New York finished the 19-game season series against Boston with 11 wins. Four of those New York victories occurred in starts made by S...
Stephanie March and Dan Benton wed in New York

Stephanie March and Dan Benton wed in New York

Entertainment
Sept. 2 (UPI) --Law & Order: SVU alum Stephanie March has exchanged wedding vows with Andor Capital founder Dan Benton at their home in Katonah, N.Y.People magazine said they were surrounded by family and a few close friends when they tied the knot Friday after nearly two years of dating.March posted a photo on Instagram Saturday captioned: "Mr. & Mrs. #justmarried"The outdoor image showed the couple smiling on a grassy hill overlooking a lake. March is seen wearing a floral gown, and holding a glass of champagne in one hand and bouquet of flowers in the other. Her new husband is dressed in a blue jacket and dark pants, and also holds a champagne glass.March, 43, met Benton, 58, a few months after her divorce from celebrity chef Bobby Flay. She and Flay were married for 10 years.Le...