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New York inspector general faults state boxing commission

New York inspector general faults state boxing commission

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An investigation launched by New York's inspector general after a pro fighter suffered nearly fatal injuries concluded the state boxing commission was plagued by deficient practices, limited oversight & conflicts of interest.

Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott said her office's probe into the New York State Athletic Commission was prompted by the severe brain injuries & poor post-fight treatment suffered by heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov in 2013 at Madison Square Garden.

Investigators said the fighter walked outside afterward, vomited, then was taken by his handlers in a 15-minute taxi ride to Roosevelt Hospital, though there were ambulances available at the arena. He had emergency surgery for bleeding in his brain.

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New York inspector general faults state boxing commission

New York inspector general faults state boxing commission

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An investigation launched by New York's inspector general after a pro fighter suffered nearly fatal injuries concluded the state boxing commission was plagued by deficient practices, limited oversight & conflicts of interest.

Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott said her office's probe into the New York State Athletic Commission was prompted by the severe brain injuries & poor post-fight treatment suffered by heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov in 2013 at Madison Square Garden.

Investigators said the fighter walked outside afterward, vomited, then was taken by his handlers in a 15-minute taxi ride to Roosevelt Hospital, though there were ambulances available at the arena. He had emergency surgery for bleeding in his brain.

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Collins cleared to leave hospital, return to New York

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Jets' opportunistic defense turns table on Colts in 20-7 win

Jets' opportunistic defense turns table on Colts in 20-7 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Darrelle Revis' new team is getting the same results he's always had against Andrew Luck.

The veteran cornerback is still mystifying the young quarterback.

Revis picked off one pass, recovered two fumbles & helped the suddenly opportunistic Jets defense come up with five turnovers again Monday night to assist New York pull away for a 20-7 victory at Indianapolis.

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Eovaldi still too sore to resume throwing

Eovaldi still too sore to resume throwing

TORONTO (AP) — Yankees right-hander Nathan Eovaldi still has inflammation in his sore right elbow & won't be able to resume throwing until next week, manager Joe Girardi said Monday.

New York had hoped Eovaldi might be able to rejoin the rotation if New York reaches the playoffs, yet Girardi acknowledged that prospect is less likely.

Girardi said he hopes Eovaldi will be available to pitch in relief approximately one week after he is able to resume throwing.

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NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

(Reuters) – The New York Red Bulls clinched a berth in the Major League Soccer postseason & climbed to the top of the Eastern Conference on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Portland. Goals from Felipe & Damien Perrinelle in the first half sealed the win for New York, who became the first team into the playoffs. New York are on 48 points, one more than Columbus Crew in second. Portland, on 41 points, hold the sixth playoff spot in the West.

With the score tied at 0-0 & half-time swift approaching, Felipe brought the game to life with a 30-yard strike to donate New York the lead in the 43rd minute.

Things quickly received worse for the home side as they fell 2-0 down in first-half stoppage time after Perrinelle headed home.

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NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

(Reuters) – The New York Red Bulls clinched a berth in the Major League Soccer postseason & climbed to the top of the Eastern Conference on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Portland. Goals from Felipe & Damien Perrinelle in the first half sealed the win for New York, who became the first team into the playoffs. New York are on 48 points, one more than Columbus Crew in second. Portland, on 41 points, hold the sixth playoff spot in the West.

With the score tied at 0-0 & half-time swift approaching, Felipe brought the game to life with a 30-yard strike to donate New York the lead in the 43rd minute.

Things quickly received worse for the home side as they fell 2-0 down in first-half stoppage time after Perrinelle headed home.

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Soccer-NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

Soccer-NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

Sept 20 (Reuters) – The New York Red Bulls clinched a berth in the Major League Soccer postseason & climbed to the top of the Eastern Conference on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Portland.

Goals from Felipe & Damien Perrinelle in the first half sealed the win for New York, who became the first team into the playoffs. New York are on 48 points, one more than Columbus Crew in second.

Portland, on 41 points, hold the sixth playoff spot in the West.

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Red Bulls-Timbers Preview

Red Bulls-Timbers Preview

The New York Red Bulls lost their lead atop the Eastern Conference after a disappointing loss to an archrival.

Now they must travel across the country for a quick turnaround to face a team that is unbeaten in its last 10 home games.

The Portland Timbers moreover haven't played in 10 days & will look to take advantage of some key absences for the Red Bulls on Sunday.

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