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Former HS Standout From Hudson Valley To Make Major League Debut
There's a brand-new major leaguer from the Hudson Valley.
Northern Westchester native Henry Davis, an alum of Fox Lane High School in Bedford, is set to make his Major League debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The 23-year-old Davis, a right-hand hitting catcher, was called up by the Pirates on Sunday, June 18 from Triple-A affiliate Indianapolis.
The Pirates host the Chicago Cubs in the first of a three-game series at 7:05 p.m. Monday, June 19.
Davis, a resident of Bedford, began the season with Double-A Altoona, Pennsylvania, where he batted .284 with 10 home runs before b…
Hudson Valley Native Mandy Rose Released From WWE Over Risqué Photos, Report Says
WWE star Mandy Rose, a native of Northern Westchester, has been let go after sharing sexually suggestive photos of herself, a report from the New York Post said.
Rose, age 32, who grew up in Yorktown, joined the WWE in 2015 and had been named the champion of the WWE's developmental brand, NXT, for more than 400 days before losing her title on Wednesday, Dec. 14, after losing to Roxanne Perez, according to the news outlet.
On the same day, she was also released from the organization for posting photos of herself in the shower with her fiance on her FanTime page, a website similar to On…
Popular Sports Journalist From NY, Age 48, Dies Suddenly While In Press Box Covering World Cup
A popular sports journalist died while covering a game at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Grant Wahl, a New York City resident and soccer analyst for CBS Sports, was age 48.
According to CBS News, Wahl collapsed while in the press box during the Argentina-Netherlands quarterfinal match early Saturday, Dec. 10. Paramedics quickly responded, but Wahl was pronounced dead a short time later, the report said.
Wahl had written about health issues he had been experiencing while in Qatar.
"My body finally broke down on me," Wahl wrote on Substack on Monday, Dec. 5. "Three weeks of little sleep, hig…
Aaron Judge Signs 9-Year, $360M Contract To Stay With Yankees
Just months after breaking the American League single-season home-run record, star outfielder Aaron Judge has signed a nine-year, $360 million contract to stay with the New York Yankees, according to multiple reports.
If you're scoring at home, that's $40 million per season, the second-largest contract in Major League Baseball history.
The 30-year-old Judge hit 62 home runs this past season, breaking the league record of 61 established by Roger Maris in 1961.
There had been speculation that Judge, a California native, might sign with the San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, or San Di…
2 Members Of USA World Cup Team Have Hudson Valley Ties
Five players with ties to New York are members of the USA men's national team in soccer's World Cup in Qatar.
One of them, a 19-year-old New York native, is the youngest player to ever start for the USA team.
Born to a Ghanaian mother in the Bronx, Yunus Musah, a midfielder, grew up in Italy before moving again with his family to London, England in 2012, according to his bio on the USA Soccer website.
Another midfielder on the team is also a native New York, from the Hudson Valley: Tyler Adams from Wappingers Falls in Dutchess County.
Forward Giovanni "Gio" Reyna, age 20, grew up in…