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NY Knicks better snap out of fog after London trip as loss to B…

NY Knicks better snap out of fog after London trip as loss to Brooklyn Nets narrows Atlantic Division lead

nydailynews.com Updated Jan 21, 2013
The sooner the Knicks figure out that London isn’t calling anymore, the better off they’ll be. The sooner they realize that they’re not up against the putrid Pistons, and unable to name the score, the better off they’ll be. The sooner they realize
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  • Doc Rivers threatens big changes to Celtics, one week after Dan…

    Doc Rivers threatens big changes to Celtics, one week after Danny Ainge predicts no trades

    yahoo.com Jan 21, 2013
    On Sunday, the Boston Celtics lost 105-88 to the Detroit Pistons, a team playing its first game since Thursday's "home" game in London. Given the circumstances of the loss, the Celtics have reason to worry. The Celtics had serious problems wit…
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  • Indians sign free agents Raburn and Francisco

    Indians sign free agents Raburn and Francisco

    CNNSI.com Jan 21, 2013
    CLEVELAND (AP) The Indians have signed utilityman Ryan Raburn and outfielder Ben Francisco to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training.
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  • Iman Shumpert has a Johnny Bravo tattoo because he loves giant …

    Iman Shumpert has a Johnny Bravo tattoo because he loves giant hair, the ’90s

    yahoo.com Jan 21, 2013
    After missing the first 36 games of the 2012-13 season following surgery to repair torn ligaments in his left knee, Iman Shumpert made his season debut for the New York Knicks during last Thursday's 102-87 win over the Detroit Pistons in London. Knicks …
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  • Schwartz: Critics of Lions’ D don’t know what they’re talking a…

    Schwartz: Critics of Lions’ D don’t know what they’re talking about

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21, 2013
    Lions coach Jim Schwartz says he has no plans to change the alignment he uses on Detroit’s defensive line. And he says people who attribute the Lions’ rough season to that alignment are ignorant. Schwartz told reporters today that he will not consider
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  • Terry Foster: Draft prospect Te'o is a distraction the Lions ca…

    Terry Foster: Draft prospect Te'o is a distraction the Lions cannot afford

    detnews.com Jan 21, 2013
    Manti Te'o is not only hot news, but he's also in a hot mess, which brings me to my main point: Even if Te'o slips to the third round of this spring's NFL draft, the Lions should pass on him.
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  • Ndamukong Suh headed to Hawaii

    Ndamukong Suh headed to Hawaii

    profootballtalk.com Jan 21, 2013
    Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh might have ended up in Hawaii anyway, but it became official last night when the 49ers advanced to the Super Bowl. Suh will replace Justin Smith of the 49ers in the Pro Bowl. Even if Atlanta had won, Smith’s partiall
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Sports Columnists

  • Clayton's mailbag: Diversity efforts need refining

    Jan 21
    The Rooney Rule is nice in theory, but the NFL's diversity efforts must evolve. Plus, reader questions.
  • NBA - Los Angeles Clippers offseason paying off

    Jan 21
    A series of small-print moves has helped boost the Clippers to elite status in the 2012-13 season.
  • Peter King: Two compelling championship games produced HarBowl

    Jan 21
    ATLANTA -- The Niners are back. Hard to believe it's been 18 years since Steve Young threw six touchdown passes to shred the Chargers, then mimed having a monkey on his back while begging Harris Barton to rip it off, only to throw up a Gatorade/cookie m…