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The Jets will sign TE Jeff Cumberland to a three-year deal (Mehta, March 7). The 26-year-old Cumberland had 26 receptions for 398 and four touchdowns in 2013. Mehta reports that while the organization concedes the team needs as much help as it can find,…Upvote Share Tweet
Jets agree to three-year deal with TE Cumberlandnydailynews.com Updated 27 minutes agoThe Jets kicked off what promises to be a flurry of moves to improve its offense by securing one of its valued skill positions players in the run-up to free agency. The Daily News first reported Friday night that the Jets agreed to terms on a three-year…Upvote Share Tweet
Jets eying Asamoah: The Jets’ pressing needs at the skill positions…nydailynews.com Updated 57 minutes agoThe Jets’ pressing needs at the skill positions have been well-documented, but general manager John Idzik is fully aware that he’ll also have to solidify his offensive line for the team to build off an unexpected but promising 2013 season.Upvote Share TweetDavid Wright said making his spring training debut wasn't exactly like getting back on a bike, but the New York Mets captain was happy to be back on the field.Upvote Share Tweet
Viola preaching 'change' of tune at Mets campMLB.com Updated 2 hours agoTwenty-seven years since his sweet music brought a World Series championship to the Twin Cities and 26 since he was a near-unanimous choice for the AL Cy Young Award, Frank Viola and his pull-the-string expertise are at Mets camp in Florida.Upvote Share Tweet
Ten Before Tip: Friday's news from around the NBAnba.com Updated 3 hours ago? The Rockets hope to avenge their largest defeat of the season and extend their home winning streak to a season-high seven games when they host the slumping Pacers tonight. Houston, which is a league-best 21-6 since Jan. 1 and 13-0 at home this season …Upvote Share Tweet
Soriano may soon see work at first baseMLB.com Updated 3 hours agoAlfonso Soriano brought a first baseman's glove to camp this spring, just in case, and the Yankees are strongly considering giving him an opportunity to wear it.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated 3 hours agoCC Sabathia has been tabbed as the Yankees' starter for the first of their two exhibitions in Panama against the Marlins, and the left-hander is looking forward to reuniting with Mariano Rivera.Upvote Share TweetReport: Knicks offer Phil Jackson front office jobUpvote Share Tweet
Buzz: Did Jets release Santonio Holmes or not?thejetsblog.com Updated 4 hours agoWhile this is a transaction that is seen as practically inevitable, there are conflicting reports today on whether Santonio Holmes has been released. Following an earlier report from Turn on the Jets that he had been released, the New York Post’s Brian …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated 4 hours agoJohn Idzik showed last year what he can do on a shoestring budget. Now, to use a variation of a Lou Carnesecca line, the New York Jets' general manager gets a chance to shop in Macy's window. The free-agency season is upon us, and the Jets have about $2…Upvote Share TweetMark Herzlich, who beat cancer to make it into the NFL, will stick around the league a while longer after re-signing with the Giants on Friday afternoon.The 26-year-old Herzlich signed his deal just four days before he was scheduled to become a restrict…Upvote Share Tweet
Buzz: Jets expressing interest in TE Jermichael Finleythejetsblog.com Updated 6 hours agoIn addition to the news about the Jets and Jeff Cumberland in “serious negotiations” the Jets, it seems that the Jets might also have some interest in Jermichael Finley, by many the top tight end free agent in this year’s group. I'm told that TE Jermich…Upvote Share TweetThe New York Daily News and other outlets report that Carmen Berra, the wife of New York Yankees' Hall of Famer Yogi Berra for the past 65 years, has died from complications after a stroke. She was 85. Together the Berras raised three sons (including Da…Upvote Share TweetManish Mehta of the NY Daily News reports that the Jets are negotiating with Jeff Cumberland, the team’s pending free agent tight end. Source: Jets currently in "serious negotiations" with TE Jeff Cumberland. Unclear whether deal happens befor…Upvote Share Tweet
Kevin Love Says “F*** Him” In Response To Tyson Chandler’s Criticism Of His Ddimemag.com Updated 6 hours agoOn Wednesday this week, the Knicks finally snapped a seven-game losing streak when they went into Minnesota and beat the ‘Wolves, 118-106. But at halftime of that game, Tyson Chandler informed a reporter Kevin Love “Can’t play D.” While many of our read…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated 7 hours agoJoakim Noah did not want to address the 'gossip' surrounding the conversation he had with Knicks star Carmelo Anthony.Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Updated 9 hours agoMore mail? More mail. It’s Friday, so this shouldn’t come as a surprise. Thanks as always to those who sent in a question or two. Hello there Adam! In the early days of his WWE career, Randy Orton was doing the “Legend Killer” gimmick and cut a promo ag…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated 11 hours agoKevin Gilbride retired as the Giants’ offensive coordinator after an unsuccessful 2013 season, but Gilbride says his offensive schemes haven’t grown old. Although Giants G.M. Jerry Reese said it was time for a change on the Giants’ offense, Gilbride dis…Upvote Share Tweet
Free Agency Focus: Ranking the best values at safetythejetsblog.com Updated 11 hours agoBrian Bassett, TheJetsBlog.comOver the next few days, we’ll be revisiting a few key positions in which the Jets might invest during the free agency period. Here’s a look at the players who the Jets might be interested in with the initial period of free …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated 12 hours agoKey free agents: DT Linval Joseph, LB Jon Beason, WR Hakeem Nicks, DE Justin Tuck, RB Andre Brown, TE Brandon Myers, CB Terrell Thomas, CB Trumaine McBride Where they stand: The Giants have 23 unrestricted free agents and a crying need to rebuild an off…Upvote Share Tweet
Writing to a Different BeatMar 7Chris Herring of the Wall Street Journal discusses the challenges of covering the Knicks as an "Analytics" beat writer and being one of the few black voices in the Analytics community.
Young Fan Bursts Into Tears After Hearing Of Callahan TradeMar 7Ryan Hickey of Breezy Point, N.Y., was distraught after hearing the Rangers traded Ryan Callahan to the Lightning.
Hot Button: Best Fit for Carmelo, Lakers or Bulls?Mar 6Chris Broussard, ESPN NBA Analyst, answers this week's Hot Button: If Carmelo Anthony leaves New York, which team would be a better fit, the Lakers or the Bulls?
Noah Recruiting Melo?Mar 6Chris Broussard talks about Bulls star Joakim Noah approaching Carmelo Anthony over All-Star Weekend about joining the Bulls.
NBA - True or false: Free agency decisionsMar 6Our 5-on-5 crew answers the key questions about whether top free agents will opt in or out in 2014.
Don Banks: Raiders, Steelers among AFC front offices under pressure this o…Mar 6As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…
Don Banks: Cowboys, Rams among NFC front offices under pressure this offse…Mar 4As my colleague Andrew Brandt has often pointed out, the NFL's long offseason is when a team's players and even coaches step to the background and the front office takes center stage, attempting to distinguish itself in the business of football. The mul…
The Tuesday MailbagMar 4Three hot topics and then your mail, in a league that never sleeps: For now, the extra point’s not going anywhere, though it should. Judy Battista of the NFL Digital Media Group wrote Monday that the Competition Committee, at its Florida meeting, is con…