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We knew this was coming, but now it’s official: coach Mike Woodson and his staff have been let go from the New York Knicks effective this morning. The Knicks struggled to a 37-45 record after winning 54 games last season on their way to the conference s…Upvote Share Tweet
Knicks Fire Mike Woodsondeadspin.com 38 minutes agoAs expected, the Knicks have fired Mike Woodson and his entire coaching staff after a fairly disastrous season that ended without a postseason bid. Woodson was 116-89 in two-plus seasons with the Knicks, including playoffs, but this is Phil Jackson's te…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoTaking a look at Donald Trump’s Buffalo ties in relation to his possible interest in buying the Bills. Clemson WR Martavis Bryant is on the Dolphins’ list of visitors. G Josh Kline made a quick positive impression on his Patriots teammates. The Jets sta…Upvote Share TweetFor a lot of reasons and a lot of people, none more so than Curtis Granderson, for whom it has already been getting quite ugly in Queens, it’s a good thing the Mets were ultimately able to prevail in their Easter Sunday marathon with the Atlanta Braves.Upvote Share Tweet
Kerr Won't Talk Knicks: Focused on TV job, not Woodsonnydailynews.com 12 hours agoSteve Kerr was wearing a psychedelic print shirt and a light blue blazer to honor his TNT colleague and friend Craig Sager, who is being treated for leukemia.Upvote Share Tweet
When Wrigley Opened, Yanks Were Different. Well, Not Totally.nytimes.com 14 hours agoThough he was not the hitter that Derek Jeter is, the young and scrappy Roger Peckinpaugh served the same role in 1914 as Jeter does today: team captain.Upvote Share TweetThe Yanks' rotation will likely take a hit, with Ivan Nova the latest pitcher to need Tommy John surgery.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees 5, Rays 1 (12 Innings): Yankees Find Their Offense in the 12th Inningnytimes.com 16 hours agoOn a day when the Yankees needed someone to give their starting rotation a jolt, Vidal Nuno threw five scoreless innings in a hard-fought Yankees victory against the Rays.Upvote Share Tweet
Anna, Beltran Key Yankees' 5-1, 12-Inning Winnytimes.com 16 hours agoDean Anna drew a bases-loaded walk on a full-count pitch with two outs in the 12th inning and Carlos Beltran followed with a two-run single as the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
What to watch for as Jets return to workESPN.com 17 hours agoNearly four months removed from the feel-good finish to their 8-8 season, the New York Jets return to work Monday for the official start of the offseason -- a nine-week program that gradually increases in intensity and culminates with a mandatory minica…Upvote Share Tweet
Jason Verrett slated for visit with Jetsprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoThe Jets have either met with or set up meetings with a lot of prospective first round wide receivers and cornerbacks recently and that trend that will continue on Monday. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that TCU cornerback Jason Verrett…Upvote Share TweetLuke Schenn scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, and backup Ray Emery made 31 saves for the Philadelphia Flyers, who rallied to beat the New York Rangers 4-2 on Sunday to even the first-round playoff series.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 20 hours agoNEW YORK, N.Y. - Luke Schenn scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, and backup Ray Emery made 31 saves for the Philadelphia Flyers, who rallied to beat the New York Rangers 4-2 on Sunday to even the first-round playoff series. Schenn ...Upvote Share Tweet
Durant, Russ & OKC Withstand Grizzlies’ Comeback For Game 1 Windimemag.com 20 hours agoWhat an exciting first day of the 2014 NBA Playoffs! Three straight underdogs upset their first-round opponents with big road wins. The Nets dinosaurs upset Drake’s crew, the Dubs stole one from the Clips and Indiana continued to slide with Atlanta stom…Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees juggle pitching staffMLB.com 21 hours agoAfter surrendering 27 runs to the Rays over the last two games and losing Ivan Nova to injury, the Yankees shuffled their pitching staff prior to Sunday's series finale at Tropicana Field.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com 21 hours agoMark Teixeira is hoping to restore some normalcy to the Yankees' first-base position, as the five-time Gold Glove Award winner was activated from the 15-day disabled list before Sunday's game against the Rays at Tropicana Field.Upvote Share Tweet
Buzz: Jets open to the idea of Vick winning starting jobthejetsblog.com 21 hours agoAshley Fox, who works for ESPN.com and was a former beat writer in Philadelphia, writes that the Jets organization is open to the idea of Michael Vick winning the starting job for Week One. So while the best option long term for New York is to allow Smi…Upvote Share Tweetthejetsblog.com 21 hours agoFox Sports profiles the towering receiver and first or second round draft prospect Kelvin Benjamin. Benjamin played on the national championship Florida State Seminoles. Brian Bassett, TheJetsBlog.comBenjamin is something of an enigma right now. An unkn…Upvote Share Tweet
New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford accepts prom invitationApr 21New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford stops by "NFL AM" and explains how a Twitter message resulted in a prom invitation.
Granderson, Mets Walk Off In 14thApr 20Curtis Granderson's RBI in the 14th inning lifted the Mets to a 4-3 walk-off win over the Braves.
Yankees Top Rays In 12Apr 20The Yankees scored four runs in the ninth en route to a 5-1 win over the Rays.
Flyers Rally Past Rangers, Even SeriesApr 20Luke Schenn scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, to help the Flyers rally for four straight goals and beat the Rangers 4-2.
Mailbag - Market only getting worse for running backsApr 20Mailbag -- While there's still on-field value for RBs, it no longer translates into big contracts, writes John Clayton.
2014 NBA Playoffs: Warriors impress with opening winApr 19Warriors don't need Stephen Curry heroics to capture playoff opener
NBA salary cap projected to rise nearly $5 millionApr 19The NBA has informed teams that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap of nearly $5 million for next season, according to sources.
Memphis Grizzlies' Nick Calathes mounting defense, calls suspension unfairApr 19Suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA's drug policy, citing it as unfair.