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Yanks batter Red Sox with bounce-back barrageESPN.com 10 minutes agoYangervis Solarte drove in four runs, Mark Teixeira hit his first homer of the season and the New York Yankees capitalized on five Boston errors to beat the Red Sox 14-5 on Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Jamaal Magliore Describes Kevin Garnett As “A Talker Who Can’t Back It Up”dimemag.com 1 hour agoJamaal Magliore retired in 2012. Maybe that’s why he didn’t feel the need to censor himself when the question of Kevin Garnett‘s recent comments about heading to Brooklyn were brought up by a reporter for The Globe and Mail. When asked if the comments b…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 2 hours agoFormer Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby, mentioned as a possible first-round consideration for the New York Jets, is facing an OVI charge -- operating a vehicle under the influence, according to WBNS-10TV in Columbus, Ohio. This almost certainly kills…Upvote Share Tweet
On Baseball: Missing on Mound: A Dab of Discretionnytimes.com 3 hours agoThe Yankees’ Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games on Thursday after being ejected at Fenway Park for having pine tar brazenly smeared on his neck.Upvote Share Tweet
Girardi successfully challenges hit-by-pitch callThe Yankees successfully challenged a call in the second inning of Thursday's game against the Red Sox, resulting in a wild pitch that allowed Yangervis Solarte to score their fourth run of the game.Upvote Share Tweet
Billings, Greene called up to provide bullpen depthMichael Pineda's ejection and subsequent 10-game suspension are having a ripple effect on the rest of the Yankees' roster, as the club shuffled its pitching staff before Thursday's series finale with the Red Sox at Fenway Park.Upvote Share Tweet
Rule 5 pick Kahnle's story one of perseveranceReliever Tommy Kahnle was left unprotected by the Yankees last winter because his control hadn't reached the point the team wanted when it had to make its decisions. The Rockies took him in the Rule 5 Draft. Suddenly, the rookie has pulled his hard-thro…Upvote Share Tweet
Bats finally break through behind solid ColonMLB.com 6 hours agoA brief offensive outburst was just the tonic New York needed in a 4-1 win over the Cardinals, clinching a series victory at Citi Field and moving the Mets multiple games over .500 for the first time in more than a year.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 6 hours agoYankees right-hander Ivan Nova has opted to have Tommy John surgery to repair the partially-torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. The team announced the surgery will be performed by Dr. James Andrews, a specialist in the procedure, on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com 7 hours agoThe Mets’ 40-year-olds came through on Thursday as Bartolo Colon allowed a run and four hits in seven innings, striking out eight, and Bobby Abreu doubled.Upvote Share TweetPhiladelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason will make his first start of the series against the New York Rangers in Game 4 on Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Billy King: Lawrence Frank decision was mineESPN.com 7 hours agoBrooklyn Nets general manager Billy King said it was his decision to re-assign assistant coach Lawrence Frank to doing daily reports earlier this season.Upvote Share Tweet
We're talking draft with Todd McShayESPN.com 7 hours agoESPN draft analyst Todd McShay spoke to NFL Nation reporters for an hour Thursday, discussing prospects, team needs and trends. A few takeaways that pertain to the New York Jets: 1. His top-rated wide receivers are (in order): Sammy Watkins, Mike Evans,…Upvote Share Tweet
Victor Cruz would like the Giants to draft an outside receiverprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoThe Giants got very little out of wide receiver Hakeem Nicks the last two years, which led the Giants to put forth very little effort to stop him from leaving as a free agent and offered a big reminder of how much better the Giants offense looks with an…Upvote Share TweetIf Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson found himself in Carmelo Anthony's position — staring down the prospect of a summertime decision whether to return to the New York Knicks or seek greener pastures in free agency — his choice would be simple: "I woul…Upvote Share TweetYankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games on Thursday for using pine tar to help him grip the ball, but he may miss only one start.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 9 hours agoVOORHEES, N.J. - Steve Mason will start Game 4 for the Philadelphia Flyers against the New York Rangers on Friday night. Mason hasn't started a game since suffering an upper-body injury on April 12. He played the final 7:15 in a 4-1 loss Tues...Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Rangers made the most of their latest two-day break, and are confident it won't dull any momentum they gained by winning Game 3 over the Flyers. Instead of staying in Philadelphia after their 4-1 victory on Tuesd...Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com 9 hours agoOne Pennsylvania team will get a goalie change in their next playoff game. The Philadelphia Flyers, trailing the New York Rangers 2-1 in their first round series, will turn to their regular starter Steve Mason in Game 4. Mason, who missed the final few …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com 10 hours agoST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has apologized for the knee-to-knee hit on Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie.Upvote Share Tweet
Bears worked out Darius Reynaud on Wednesdayprofootballtalk.com 10 hours agoThe Bears, who signed tailback Shaun Draughn on Wednesday, also took a look another veteran running back with kick-returning experience yesterday. According to Howard Balzer of The Sports Xchange, the Bears tried out Darius Reynaud, who had stints with …Upvote Share Tweet
2004's impressive trio of quarterbacksApr 242004 developed three pro-bowl quarterbacks in Philip Rivers, Eli Manning, and Ben Roethlisberger, with Manning and Big Ben winning a pair of Super Bowls each. Which QB is the best?
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz: Giants should draft wide receiverApr 24New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz says the team should draft a wide receiver after the departure of Hakeem Nicks, and likes Texas A&M's Mike Evans.
Tanaka Says 24-0 Not ImpossibleApr 24Doug Glanville on the possibility that Masahiro Tanaka could go 24-0 as a starting pitcher.
Yankees 'Embarrassed'Apr 24Pedro Gomez and Andrew Marchand break down Michael Pineda's 10 game suspension for having pine tar on his neck.
2014 NBA Playoffs -- Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard says Frank Vogel is safeApr 24Frank Vogel's job as coach of the Indiana Pacers is "safe," according to general manager Kevin Pritchard.
2014 NBA Playoffs -- Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard tweets about Frank Vogel's …Apr 24Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard moved to ease the pressure on coach Frank Vogel by sending out a tweet Thursday saying Vogel's job is "safe."
Don Banks: 'Fail Mary' reunion perfect way to start 2014; more schedule Sn…Apr 23Takeaways from the long-awaited but not understated release of the NFL's 17-week, 256-game 2014 regular-season schedule ...
Flip Saunders not expected to return to coach Minnesota TimberwolvesApr 23In an interview Wednesday morning with ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike," Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations Flip Saunders downplayed the idea he might return to the Wolves' bench after this week's retirement of Rick Adelman.