New York Yankees

Dwight Gooden Arrested Again for DUI

Former Mets legend Dwight “Doc” Gooden was arrested again for DUI on Monday night, after driving the wrong way down a one-way street in Newark, New Jersey. This latest arrest comes only a little over a month after Gooden was arrested for driving under the influence of cocaine, also in New Jersey.

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Mariano Rivera Closes Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony with Stirring Speech

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — For Mariano Rivera, it was the culmination of a storied career, dreams of being the next Pelé long since forgotten. For Brandy Halladay, the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony was a tearful moment to reflect on the accomplishments of her late husband, and she handled a difficult task admirably.

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FS1’s Jason Whitlock Slams Media Hypocrisy on Kate Smith Ban

This month, several pro sports moved to tear down statues to and ban songs by Kate Smith, because back in the 1930s she sang songs that many today consider racist. However, FS1’s Jason Whitlock saw nothing but hypocrisy with sports teams banning Smith while at the same time embracing racist, sexist rappers, Newsbusters noted.

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Flyers Cover Statue of Singer Kate Smith amid Racism Allegations

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers are covering a statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New York Yankees in cutting ties and looking into allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of “God Bless America.”

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