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Gary Carter, Hall Of Famer And Mets Hero, Dies Of Brain Cancer At 57

Gary Carter, the former Major League Baseball catcher who helped the New York Mets win the 1986 World Series, has died of brain cancer at 57. In a career split between the Mets and the Montreal Expos, Carter was chosen for 11 All Star teams.

Op-Ed: 'Linsanity' Is Thrilling, Yet Frustrating

New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin sprang into the spotlight after he scored 27 points in a game against the Toronto Raptors. Lin, who previous mostly rode the bench, has become a sensation in the U.S., particularly among many Asian Americans. Journalist Chuck Leung feels a bit conflicted about celebrating Lin's success.

Forget Batman Vs. Superman: The Dynamic Duo Of The Moment Is Lin Vs. Tebow

They play different sports and come from different schools. But the parallels are remarkable between the NBA's instant star, Jeremy Lin, and the NFL's sudden sensation, Tim Tebow — both on the field (or court) and off.

Knicks Star Jeremy Lin Captures Big Apple's Heart

The point guard was an unknown bench warmer for the New York Knicks until a few weeks ago. But after a series of breakout performances, the Taiwanese-American Harvard graduate is the toast of the town.

Knicks Star Jeremy Lin Capture's Big Apple's Heart

Jeremy Lin was an unknown benchwarmer for the New York Knicks until a few weeks ago. But after a series of breakout performances, the Taiwanese-American, who is a Harvard grad, is the toast of the NBA. NPR's Margot Adler caught up with some Knicks fans before Wednesday night's home game to get a taste of Linsanity.

American-Born 'Linderella' Is The Pride Of China

Basketball fans in China are rooting for Jeremy Lin, the New York Knicks' star point guard, as one of their own. But Lin, whose parents are originally from Taiwan, was born and bred in the U.S. — unlike the Chinese NBA star Yao Ming, with whom he is often compared.