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Islanders sale to Ledecky, Malkin approved

Islanders sale to Ledecky, Malkin approved

ESPN.com NHL.com Updated 1 hour ago
The NHL Board of Governors approved the sale of the New York Islanders to a group led by former Washington Capitals owner Jonathan Ledecky and London-based investor Scott Malkin, a team spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.
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  • Jets Insider: Patriots hardly running away with AFC East

    Jets Insider: Patriots hardly running away with AFC East

    nydailynews.com 2 hours ago
    THE PATRIOTS have been the sole proprietor of the AFC East since what feels like the beginning of time. Jets fans thinking their team was headed to the playoffs this year assumed it would be via the wild card.
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  • Lupica: The de-Rexing of Rex Ryan has been going on since John …

    Lupica: The de-Rexing of Rex Ryan has been going on since John Idzik joined Jets

    nydailynews.com 2 hours ago
    You can line them all up over there in Florham Park, N.J., starting with the owner, Woody Johnson, followed by John Idzik and Rex Ryan, and Marty Mornhinweg, the Jets’ offensive coordinator.
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  • Jets legend Joe Namath calls a play for oxygen therapy

    Jets legend Joe Namath calls a play for oxygen therapy

    nydailynews.com 3 hours ago
    Joe Namath has endorsed sneakers, shaving cream and even pantyhose, but the legendary Jets quarterback is now pushing something completely different: hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
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  • Giants Insider: Odell Beckham Jr. may have Rashad Jennings to t…

    Giants Insider: Odell Beckham Jr. may have Rashad Jennings to thank for improivng hamstring

    nydailynews.com 3 hours ago
    Odell Beckham Jr. is finally getting healthy. And if the Giants’ first-round pick manages to stay that way, he’ll thank Rashad Jennings for the assist. About two weeks ago, Beckham’s hamstring began to show serious progress.
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  • Knicks star Carmelo Anthony off on right foot

    Knicks star Carmelo Anthony off on right foot

    nydailynews.com 3 hours ago
    The only two measurements that matter, Derek Fisher’s first day on the job went very well at West Point. Phil Jackson didn’t stand up from his seat by the bleachers to take over the defensive drills.
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  • Cal Clutterbuck scores go-ahead goal with 3:19 left to lead Isl…

    Cal Clutterbuck scores go-ahead goal with 3:19 left to lead Islanders over Bruins 5-3

    NHL.com 4 hours ago
    BOSTON - Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Kyle Okposo, Cory Conacher and defenceman T.J. Brennan als...
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  • Cal Clutterbuck scores go-ahead goal with 3:19 left to lead Isl…

    Cal Clutterbuck scores go-ahead goal with 3:19 left to lead Islanders over Bruins 5-3

    thehockeynews.com 4 hours ago
    Cal Clutterbuck scores go-ahead goal with 3:19 left to lead Islanders over Bruins 5-3
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  • Wayne Simmonds scores as Philadelphia Flyers top New York Range…

    Wayne Simmonds scores as Philadelphia Flyers top New York Rangers 4-2 in preseason

    thehockeynews.com 4 hours ago
    Wayne Simmonds scores as Philadelphia Flyers top New York Rangers 4-2 in preseason
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  • Derek Fisher spends all of first practice as Knicks coach on de…

    Derek Fisher spends all of first practice as Knicks coach on defense

    nydailynews.com 10 hours ago
    The implementation of Phil Jackson’s famed triangle offense will be a running theme throughout Fisher’s initial training camp and season in New York, but the fact that the first-year coach spent the entirety of his first official three-hour session work…
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  • John Conner returns to Jets

    John Conner returns to Jets

    In The Terminator, it was Arnold Schwarzenegger’s robot from the future who said “I’ll be back” while trying to stop Sarah Connor from becoming the mother of mankind’s future savior John Connor. We’re not sure if fullback John Conner, dubbed “The Termin…
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  • Trent Williams hopes to play on Monday night

    Trent Williams hopes to play on Monday night

    profootballtalk.com 11 hours ago
    The Redskins played last Thursday night and lost to the Giants in a rout that was made all the worse by the departure of left tackle Trent Williams with a knee injury. Any initial fears of a season-ending injury subsided on Friday, but his presence in W…
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  • Beltran has elbow surgery to remove bone spur

    Beltran has elbow surgery to remove bone spur

    ESPN.com MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran underwent surgery Tuesday to remove a bone spur in his right elbow.
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  • Chart: Which MLB Fans Suck At Supporting Winning Teams?

    Chart: Which MLB Fans Suck At Supporting Winning Teams?

    deadspin.com 11 hours ago
    This graph, from Harley Ellenberger, charts MLB home attendance and winning percentage throughout the season. As expected, the Red Sox, Cubs, and Yankees had solid attendance despite missing the playoffs, and no one went to see the Astros or Rays. But w…
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  • Sources: Yanks start work on Cashman deal

    Sources: Yanks start work on Cashman deal

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    The New York Yankees have begun the process of constructing a new contract for longtime general manager Brian Cashman, sources close to the situation said.
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  • Film review: Foul ups, bleeps and blunders

    Film review: Foul ups, bleeps and blunders

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    One last look back at the New York Jets' 24-17 loss to the Detroit Lions: Picking on Harris: When a team has a rough day defending the pass, the blame usually falls on the cornerbacks. The Lions beat cornerback Antonio Allen for the biggest play of the …
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  • BGA: Scouting TJ Graham

    BGA: Scouting TJ Graham

    thejetsblog.com 12 hours ago
    Yesterday, the Jets announced that they had signed a pair of wide receivers, Chris Owusu and TJ Graham, to replace struggling rookie Jalen Saunders (who was cut) and veteran David Nelson (who suffered an ankle injury on Sunday). Jets fans might not know…
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  • The Film Don’t Lie: Jets

    The Film Don’t Lie: Jets

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    A weekly look at what the New York Jets must fix: The Jets are into the "Missiles of October" portion of their schedule, as they face Philip Rivers, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady in an 11-day span. Unfortunately for the Jets, they're hitting th…
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Giants

    The Film Don't Lie: Giants

    ESPN.com 15 hours ago
    A weekly look at what the New York Giants must fix before their next game: After the game the Giants played Thursday, anything we say here will qualify as a nitpick. But they definitely could be getting more pressure on opposing quarterbacks, and if the…
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  • Electrifying Jeremy Bracco leads off Ryan Kennedy’s Hot List

    Electrifying Jeremy Bracco leads off Ryan Kennedy’s Hot List

    thehockeynews.com 15 hours ago
    Welcome back to another season of The Hot List, my weekly update of who is making noise in the world of prospects. Players are eligible for the list as long as they haven’t stepped on the ice for a regular season NHL game; otherwise, they come from all …
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  • BGA: Scouting Chris Owusu

    BGA: Scouting Chris Owusu

    Yesterday, the Jets announced that they had signed a pair of wide receivers, Chris Owusu and TJ Graham, to replace struggling rookie Jalen Saunders (who was cut) and veteran David Nelson (who suffered an ankle injury on Sunday). Jets fans might not know…
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  • Tuesday morning one-liners

    Tuesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Bills RB Fred Jackson said he stands behind coach Doug Marrone’s decision to bench QB EJ Manuel. The Dolphins are still looking for consistency. Said Patriots DT Vince Wilfork of Monday’s loss to the Chiefs, “We took one on the chin. They beat us like w…
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  • One Giant Discovery: One of the things that’s fun about the NFL…

    One Giant Discovery: One of the things that’s fun about the NFL is t…

    CNNSI.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    One of the things that’s fun about the NFL is the invention of new stars. Well, sometimes they’re not stars, but just players who pop up and all of a sudden, within a week or two, they’re irreplaceable. This year, Justin Forsett of the Ravens is one of …
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  • Video - Mint Condition: Ruth's Special Contracts 03:51

    Mint Condition: Ruth's Special Contracts

    Sep 30
    Goldin Auctions founder Ken Goldin joins Darren Rovell to break down how he was able to acquire Babe Ruth's first and final Yankees contracts for auction.
  • Video - Why Rex Ryan Hasn't Benched Geno Smith? 05:41

    Why Rex Ryan Hasn't Benched Geno Smith?

    Sep 30
    Stephen A. Smith and the "First Take" crew debate why the Jets have not benched Geno Smith. Just look to the GM, John Idzik.
  • Video - Melo: This Is Where I Need To Be 02:45

    Melo: This Is Where I Need To Be

    Sep 29
    Carmelo Anthony talks about how he arrived at his decision to remain in New York and his expectations for the Knicks' upcoming season.
  • Video - Giants Fifth Down: Week 5 Preview 01:24

    Giants Fifth Down: Week 5 Preview

    Sep 29
    Kieran Darcy looks ahead to the Giants' Week 5 matchup against the Falcons

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