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Beware: Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon just busted his slump
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What do advanced stats folks say about small sample sizes? Through 10 games, Colorado Avalanche center and 2014 Calder Trophy winner Nathan MacKinnon was still without his first goal of the season, but last night against the New York Islanders he potted…Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com 1 hour agoThe Bills are working to get their running game on track. It looks like Dallas Thomas will replace Daryn Colledge at left guard for the Dolphins this week. LB Jonathan Casillas is doing all he can to learn the Patriots scheme on the fly. Jets coach Rex …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 1 hour agoThe Indianapolis Colts had won five games in a row before last week's 51-34 loss to Pittsburgh. The New York Giants had won three in a row before losing in Philadelphia and Dallas prior to last week's bye. These two teams are looking to remind everyone …Upvote Share Tweet
Eric Decker’s wife makes Twitter war worse, then retreatsprofootballtalk.com 2 hours agoWe noted yesterday that new Jets wide receiver invited the wrath of Jets fans on Twitter when he made the mistake of asking for some honest feedback. Now, his wife has gone and made it worse. Via Seth Walder of the New York Daily News, country music sin…Upvote Share TweetLeBron James could not have played any worse, from the opening tap to the final buzzer. And this was his homecoming, no less, a day James matter-of-factly called “probably one of the biggest sporting events that is up there ever.” If you say so, LeBron.Upvote Share Tweet
Thomas Vanek's legal troubles continue in money laundering reportyahoo.com 9 hours agoMinnesota Wild sniper Thomas Vanek is off to a slow start. And there may be some off-ice reasons for this. On Thursday night, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reported that Mark Ruff, a bookmaker, pleaded guilty to laundering a gambling debt with a …Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com 9 hours agoThe Jets once brought in Joe Girardi to teach Mark Sanchez how to slide. Now they should bring in Brian Cashman to teach John Idzik how to deal with the media. When it comes to maneuvering and manipulating, when it comes to either answering questions ca…Upvote Share TweetOn second thought, maybe LeBron James should've just called it "a regular-sized sporting event." With the eyes of the world on Quicken Loans Arena for the first regular-season game of James' second stint in Cleveland — not to mention the Cavs'…Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Strahan to receive HOF ring during Giants - Coltsnydailynews.com 10 hours agoMichael Strahan, a 2014 Canton inductee, will receive his Hall of Fame ring during halftime of Monday night’s Giants-Colts showdown at MetLife, and more than 100 former Big Blue stars will be in attendance for the event.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 11 hours agoLeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Vacchiano: Don’t go deep to change Giants offenseJerry Reese wasn’t wrong when he said the Giants offense sometimes plays “too cautious,” and he was well within his rights to suggest a “more aggressive” approach.Upvote Share Tweet
Tom Coughlin wants to see Giant plays vs. ColtsThey have nine games left and a rough November ahead. And if they’re going to finally get back to the playoffs after a two-year absence, they need good karma and help from their division rivals So what can the Giants do?Upvote Share TweetThe New Jersey Devils did something Thursday night they hadn’t done in exactly 600 days: emerge from an NHL shootout with a victory. That’s right, for the first time since March 10, 2013 – and with their fans looking on and dressed for Halloween – the D…Upvote Share Tweet
Mehta: Jets need to find answer at quarterback in 2015 NFL draftThe Jets’ search for a franchise quarterback must begin now that Geno Smith has been exposed as a mirage. Nothing matters more than finding the right player at the game’s most pivotal position this offseason.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 11 hours agoNEWARK, N.J. - Jacob Josefson scored the lone goal in the shootout, and Cory Schneider made it stand up as the New Jersey Devils ended their tiebreaker frustration with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night. ...Upvote Share Tweet
Scott Stevens among former NHLers up for Player Safety gigyahoo.com 11 hours agoAccording to Yahoo Sports’ Nick Cotsonika, former New Jersey Devils defenseman Scott Stevens interviewed for a job with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. One assumes he would be hired under through the NHL’s “What Not To Do” program, which also res…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 14 hours agoThe New York Jets' Eric Decker picked a bad week to try to rally the team's disgruntled fan base.Upvote Share Tweetnba.com 14 hours agoNew York Knicks starting point guard Jose Calderon is expected to miss at least two weeks with a sprained right calf.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 15 hours agoSeattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson had a former teammate to root for in Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night -- San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, who was named the Series MVP.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 16 hours agoDuring his peak years with the Tennessee Titans, Chris Johnson welcomed the Monday-morning aches and pains. It usually meant a busy and productive Sunday. He longs for those days.Upvote Share Tweet
Eli Manning: You can’t just throw it deep and think it’s a solutionprofootballtalk.com 16 hours agoGiants General Manager Jerry Reese said this week that the team needs to be more aggressive on offense than they’ve been while compiling a 3-4 record. Reese’s comments come at a time when Eli Manning is completing 64.9 percent of his passes and on a pac…Upvote Share Tweet
Jets Insider: Fans create website with effort to fire John Idziknydailynews.com 16 hours agoJohn Idzik has been the Jets GM for less than two years and the fans are already fed up. Coming off the heels of a press conference where Idzik basically praised the 1-7 team, disgruntled fans have built a website called firejohnidzik.com.Upvote Share Tweet
Eli Manning: Giants' offense won't take unnecessary risksESPN.com 16 hours agoEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- It all sounds good, and the fact that it came from his general manager forces him to take it seriously. But while New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning understands Jerry Reese's desire for the offense to be more aggressive, he…Upvote Share Tweetthejetsblog.com 16 hours agoThe Jets will try to stop Michael Vick from turning the ball over on Sunday, and they started with a litany of drills during the week. “We have a couple of gauntlet things that we put him through,” Rex Ryan said. “Basically, you have a line of guys on b…Upvote Share Tweet
Bird, Mondesi added to Fall Stars Game rostersMLB.com 17 hours agoThe Arizona Fall League announced Wednesday six players have been added to the rosters for Saturday's Fall Stars Game, including Scottsdale first baseman Greg Bird, the circuit's home run leader and Yankees' No. 11 prospect, and Peoria shortstop Raul Mo…Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron's First Bucket BackOct 30LeBron James makes his first basket in his return to Cleveland as he's fouled by the Knicks' Carmelo Anthony on the way up.
Acy Putback SlamOct 30New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy rebounds and dunks on the shoulders of Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao.
Youkilis To Retire From BaseballOct 30ESPN senior baseball writer Jerry Crasnick discusses Kevin Youkilis retiring from baseball.
NFL Live Prediction: Colts-GiantsOct 30The NFL Live crew make their picks for Indianapolis at the New York Giants.
The Race to SevenOct 31There are two premier games this weekend featuring four six-win teams. In the AFC, it’s 6-1 Denver at 6-2 New England, with superstars all over the field. In the NFL, it’s 6-1 Arizona at 6-2 Dallas, with emerging players like John Brown and Jeremy Mince…
Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell WestbrookOct 31Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless, with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.
Sources: Spurs won't sign Leonard by deadlineOct 31There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.
‘I’m Not a Wide Receiver. I’m a Football Player’Oct 30The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday