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Absence of Mangold disrupts Jets’ offense

Absence of Mangold disrupts Jets’ offense

Originally appeared in Newsday (N.Y.). A deadline write-thru. BALTIMORE — About 2 1/2 hours before Sunday night’s opening kickoff, with no other Jets players on the field, three-time Pro Bowl center Nick Mangold tested his sprained right ankle for about five minutes in front of team personnel near the east end zone of M&T Bank…

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Brentwood stunned in Class AA state final

Brentwood stunned in Class AA state final

Originally published in Newsday (N.Y.): ONEONTA, N.Y. — This was a sound rarely heard at the end of Brentwood boys soccer games: silence. The drums rocked and cowbells clanged during yesterday’s Class AA state final when the Indians went ahead early and even when they fell behind late. But after the 2-1 loss to Newburgh…

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Federer has Five Good Reasons to Love NYC

Federer has Five Good Reasons to Love NYC

Originally appeared in Newsday (N.Y.): Roger Federer’s practice wardrobe yesterday backed up his words. He loves New York. A day after saying he feels more relaxed heading into this year’s U.S. Open than in summers past, Federer smacked shots in a near-empty Arthur Ashe Stadium yesterday afternoon wearing a black T-shirt that read, “LOVE NYC,”…

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