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Knicks roll Celtics in potential playoff preview

Knicks roll Celtics in potential playoff preview

ESPN.com boston.com Updated Mar 26, 2013
J.R. Smith scored 32 points, Carmelo Anthony added 29 and the New York Knicks extended their winning streak to five games with a 100-85 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night.
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  • Ayanbadejo thinks baseball player will come out before football…

    Ayanbadejo thinks baseball player will come out before football player

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26, 2013
    Before Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo appeared at a rally at the Supreme Court, he spoke to Erik Brady of USA Today regarding the question of whether a gay NFL player will come out of the closet. Ayanbadejo believes that it will happen in another …
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  • Knicks' Chandler (neck) won't play vs. Celtics

    Knicks' Chandler (neck) won't play vs. Celtics

    ESPN.com boston.com Mar 26, 2013
    New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler will miss his seventh straight game, sitting out Tuesday against the Boston Celtics, due to a small bulging disk in his neck.
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  • What if the 2013 New York Yankees are one elaborate April Fool’…

    What if the 2013 New York Yankees are one elaborate April Fool’s joke?

    yahoo.com Mar 26, 2013
    The New York Yankees continued their wacky preseason on Tuesday by signing 36-year-old Lyle Overbay just a few hours after he was released by the Boston Red Sox. This, in 2013, is what the Yankees have become? A team happy to loot from Boston's trash pi…
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  • Yankees Sign Overbay to Minor League Deal

    Yankees Sign Overbay to Minor League Deal

    nytimes.com MLB.com Mar 26, 2013
    First baseman Lyle Overbay, released by the Red Sox, has been signed by the Yankees and has only a few days to make an impression.
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  • Sebastian Vollmer is thankful

    Sebastian Vollmer is thankful

    boston.com Mar 26, 2013
    After inking a new four-year pact for $17 million, Patriots right tackle Sebastian Vollmer expressed his thankfulness for the deal on Twitter Tuesday.
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  • Can beer save the Boston Red Sox’s endangered sell-out streak?

    Can beer save the Boston Red Sox’s endangered sell-out streak?

    With opening day less than a week away, it's time for baseball teams to sell some tickets. We already saw the Miami Marlins turning to Groupon. Now the Boston Red Sox, hoping to keep their streak of sell-outs in tact, are seeking help from something mor…
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  • Updating AFC East needs: Bills, Patriots

    Updating AFC East needs: Bills, Patriots

    ESPN.com Mar 26, 2013
    NFL free agency has slowed down as AFC East teams filled several major weaknesses. Here is an updated look at team needs and where they currently stand: Buffalo Bills Key free agents: LB Manny Lawson Updated needs: QB, S, CB, WR, TE Analysis: Buffalo ch…
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  • In tough AL East, it's a wide-open race

    In tough AL East, it's a wide-open race

    MLB.com Mar 26, 2013
    Once upon a time it was the Yankees and Red Sox slugging it out for supremacy while the Blue Jays, Rays and Orioles competed to see who might finish third. Now, on paper at least, every team has a chance to finish above .500.
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  • Young stars and balanced teams move the game into a new era

    Young stars and balanced teams move the game into a new era

    CNNSI.com Mar 26, 2013
    The hints dropped all winter like snowflakes. The New York Yankees were outbid by the Pittsburgh Pirates for one of their own free agents, catcher Russell Martin. The Boston Red Sox, coming off a 93-loss grease fire of a season, repaired their outfield …
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 26, 2013
    A look at how the Bills crunch numbers as part of their draft scouting. A well-connected political consulting firm will help the Dolphins rally support for a referendum on public money for Sun Life Stadium. Is North Carolina DT Sylvester Williams a good…
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  • Scouting the draft: North Carolina DT Sylvester Williams

    Scouting the draft: North Carolina DT Sylvester Williams

    boston.com Mar 26, 2013
    A look at North Carolina defensive tackle Sylvester Williams in the upcoming NFL draft.
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  • Blue Jays set to fly high in balanced AL East

    Blue Jays set to fly high in balanced AL East

    MLB.com Mar 26, 2013
    The Blue Jays are rightfully receiving a lot of ink after a busy offseason that drastically upgraded the team's pitching depth, but they face four strong contenders for the American League East crown in the Rays, Orioles, Red Sox and Yankees.
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  • Video - J.R. Smith, Carmelo Fuel Knicks 01:15

    J.R. Smith, Carmelo Fuel Knicks

    Mar 26
    J.R. Smith scored 32 points and Carmelo Anthony added 29 to hand the Celtics their fifth straight loss.
  • Video - Is Amendola An Upgrade Over Welker? 06:44

    Is Amendola An Upgrade Over Welker?

    Mar 26
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the claim of an NFC scout who said Danny Amendola will be an upgrade over Wes Welker for the Patriots.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL free agency - Teams being strategic with big contracts

    Mar 26
    Free agency has been fast and furious, but teams have been strategic with big contracts, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: Titans feel good about leap of faith hiring Gregg Williams; ma…

    Mar 26
    Tennessee coach Mike Munchak knew he'd have a bullseye on his back when he stuck his neck out and hired Gregg Williams as the team's senior assistant on defense (that's the real title) last month. So many questions surround the hire, and will surround i…
  • NBA: Coast to Coast - Miami Heat among great teams of all time?

    Mar 26
    Where do this year's Heat rank among the NBA's best teams ever?
  • Sports Guy Vault: USA-Mexico and the Insanity of Estadio Azteca

    Mar 26
    In 2009, Bill Simmons decided to cross another item off his bucket list by traveling south to Mexico City and Estadio Azteca to take in the sights, so...