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Around the League notebook for Tuesday, Oct. 21

Around the League notebook for Tuesday, Oct. 21

NHL.com Updated 2 hours ago
TUESDAY RESULTS Home Team in Caps BOSTON 5, San Jose 3 NY Rangers 4, NEW JERSEY 3 (OT) Toronto 5, NY ISLANDERS 2 MONTREAL 2, Detroit 1 (OT) NASHVILLE 4, Arizona 3 (SO) WINNIPEG 3, Carolina 1 CHICAGO 4, Philadelphia 0 DALLAS 6, Vancouver 3...
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  • BGA Extra: Jets at Patriots

    BGA Extra: Jets at Patriots

    thejetsblog.com 1 hour ago
    Welcome to BGA Extra, where I draw a line under the previous weekend’s game by responding to your questions from BGA during the week. After the jump, I respond to your questions about the game against the Patriots. If you would like your questions answe…
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  • Decision on Jon Beason’s toe surgery coming today

    Decision on Jon Beason’s toe surgery coming today

    Giants linebacker Jon Beason should know today what his plans for the season are, but admitted yesterday that shutting himself down for the season was an option because of a problematic toe injury. “Right now I’d say it’s 50-50 if the smart thing is to …
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  • NHL Three Stars: Night of the OT thrillers (and goalie interfer…

    NHL Three Stars: Night of the OT thrillers (and goalie interference)

    yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    No. 1 Star: Kevin Klein, New York Rangers Klein needed to do his goalie Henrik Lundqvist a solid after a few pucks had gone in off the defenseman this season, including one against the New Jersey Devils. So he gave Lundqvist the win with the third game-…
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  • Agent: Report of Marshawn Lynch not boarding bus following Harv…

    Agent: Report of Marshawn Lynch not boarding bus following Harvin trade is “absurd”

    The trade of Percy Harvin to the New York Jets on Friday caught many members of the Seattle Seahawks by surprise. Harvin’s teammates were finding out about the trade as the Seahawks were preparing to board buses to head to the airport for their flight t…
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  • Video Finally Surfaces Of Willis Reed Fighting The Entire Laker…

    Video Finally Surfaces Of Willis Reed Fighting The Entire Lakers Team

    deadspin.com 12 hours ago
    Everybody knows about Knicks center Willis Reed's legendary walk onto the court for warmups before Game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals, a game he wasn't supposed to play. Reed only made two shots in 27 minutes, but as Bob Ryan said in the linked SportsCentury…
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  • Knicks season opener in doubt for banged-up Andrea Bargnani

    Knicks season opener in doubt for banged-up Andrea Bargnani

    nydailynews.com 13 hours ago
    Derek Fisher may have more faith in Andrea Bargnani than the big Italian has in himself. With the Oct. 29 season opener against the Chicago Bulls on the horizon, Fisher refused to rule Bargnani out despite the fact that the Knicks forward has not played…
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  • OHL Roundup: Greenfield makes 22 saves as Kitchener downs Guelp…

    OHL Roundup: Greenfield makes 22 saves as Kitchener downs Guelph 4-1

    NHL.com 13 hours ago
    KITCHENER, Ont. - Matthew Greenfield made 22 saves and the Kitchener Rangers got goals from four different skaters en route to a 4-1 victory over the visiting Guelph Storm in Ontario Hockey League action on Tuesday. Nick Magyar, Ryan MacInni...
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  • Kessel's two goals lifts Maple Leafs to 5-2 win over Islanders

    Kessel's two goals lifts Maple Leafs to 5-2 win over Islanders

    NHL.com 13 hours ago
    UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Phil Kessel scored two goals to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 rout over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Nine Maple Leafs finished with at least one point, led by Kessel's three. James van Riemsdyk and Mike S...
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  • Jets Insider: Big decisions await in 2015

    Jets Insider: Big decisions await in 2015

    nydailynews.com 14 hours ago
    Is it 2015 yet? Sure, the surprise acquisition of Percy Harvin may have temporarily added a little spice to the Jets, but let’s be clear about something: Gang Green’s season is still over.
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  • Report:  Chandler Jones out for “about a month”

    Report: Chandler Jones out for “about a month”

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    Well, now we know why the Patriots traded for linebacker Akeem Ayers. The Pats won’t have Chandler Jones for a while. According to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe, Jones suffered a hip injury against the Jets on Thursday night. He’s expected to …
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  • Giants try out 15 on Tuesday

    Giants try out 15 on Tuesday

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    As the New York Giants try improve on a record that Brandon Marshall would deem to be unacceptable, they’ve brought in a large cluster of guys for a Tryout Tuesday tire kicking. Per a league source, 15 players worked out for the Giants today. The eclect…
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  • Eli Manning says Giants still have time to turn things around

    Eli Manning says Giants still have time to turn things around

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Giants quarterback Eli Manning says seven games into the season is far too early to get worried about the future, even after back-to-back losses to division rivals Philadelphia and Dallas. Manning said that at 3-4, the Giants still have plenty of time t…
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  • Sabathia nearly '100 percent,' ready to anchor rotation

    Sabathia nearly '100 percent,' ready to anchor rotation

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    Three months removed from season-ending right knee surgery, Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia said on Tuesday that he feels "pretty much back to 100 percent" and expects to be ready for a full workload of 32 starts and 200 innings in 2015.
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  • Josh Ho-Sang finally gets a chance to impress Team Canada

    Josh Ho-Sang finally gets a chance to impress Team Canada

    thehockeynews.com 20 hours ago
    He has been one of the most talented players in his age group for years, yet Josh Ho-Sang has never been given the chance to shine on a big stage…until now. The New York Islanders first-rounder will represent the Ontario League in November when the annu…
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  • Vacchiano: Big-spending Giants learn you can't buy Super Bowls

    Vacchiano: Big-spending Giants learn you can't buy Super Bowls

    nydailynews.com 20 hours ago
    Imagine what must be going on in the Giants' offices this week as they do their self-scouting and re-evaluation. Just 14 months ago they were so sure they had a Super Bowl contender. Now they're left evaluating one of the most disappointing teams in the…
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  • Jets lock up WR Kerley with 4-year extension

    Jets lock up WR Kerley with 4-year extension

    The New York Jets have signed wide receiver Jeremy Kerley to a four-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday.
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  • Martin Brodeur appears during Devils’ home-opening 3D show

    Martin Brodeur appears during Devils’ home-opening 3D show

    thehockeynews.com 21 hours ago
    Martin Brodeur may still be a free agent, but on the New Jersey Devils’ opening night, the Devils’ legend covered the ice. In a stunning 3D display on-ice display, some of the former Devils goaltender and legendary NHL keeper’s career highlights were in…
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  • Analysis: Seahawks Are Laboring With a Target on Their Back

    Analysis: Seahawks Are Laboring With a Target on Their Back

    nytimes.com 22 hours ago
    The defending champion Seattle Seahawks (3-3) are in danger of missing the postseason after the St. Louis Rams used two trick plays to beat them, 28-26, on Sunday.
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  • Here's New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert wearing a clock on h…

    Here's New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert wearing a clock on his hat (Photo)

    yahoo.com 22 hours ago
    After a 120-107 home loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday that saw them allow a Bucks club expected to rank among the NBA's very worst teams this season to shoot 60 percent from the floor, the New York Knicks knew it was time to face the music when the…
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  • Giants to Beckham: Not a rookie anymore

    Giants to Beckham: Not a rookie anymore

    ESPN.com 24 hours ago
    When the Giants lost top wide receiver Victor Cruz to a season-ending knee injury, the coaching staff had a clear message for Odell Beckham Jr.: "You're not a rookie anymore."
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  • Video - Rangers Win In OT 01:02

    Rangers Win In OT

    Oct 21
    Kevin Klein's overtime goal lifted the Rangers past the Devils 4-3.
  • Video - Jets Extend WR Kerley With Four-Year Deal 01:56

    Jets Extend WR Kerley With Four-Year Deal

    Oct 21
    Brian Dawkins discusses why he thinks Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley deserved a four-year contract extension.
  • Video - Kessel Leads Maple Leafs Past Islanders 00:45

    Kessel Leads Maple Leafs Past Islanders

    Oct 21
    Phil Kessel scored twice in the Maple Leafs' 5-2 win over the Islanders.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 13:03

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Oct 21
    Jim Basquil, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside look at the NHL's suspension of Slava Voynov, the Islanders' surprising start and the Avalanche's early slide that has fans asking if it's time to panic in Colorado.

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    The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
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