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Carmelo Anthony tied his career high with 50 points, the most he's scored since in a New York Knicks uniform, as his Atlantic Division-leading squad posted a 102-90 road win over the Miami Heat at the AmericanAirlines Arena on Tuesday. With the Eastern …Upvote Share Tweet
There has been plenty of speculation that Jay-Z’s new sports management firm resulted in Giants receiver Victor Cruz hiring CAA to negotiate his next contract with the Giants, or whoever he may sign with. The speculation is accurate. Per a source with kUpvote Share TweetNew York Knicks center Tyson Chandler returned to the starting lineup Tuesday night against the Miami Heat after missing the past 10 games with a small bulging disk in his neck.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 2, 2013The right-hander’s scheduled start Sunday at Citi Field against the Miami Marlins could be in doubt.Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Rapper and recording producer Jay-Z is expanding into sports representation and has signed New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano away from Scott Boras to be a client.Upvote Share Tweet
The MLB Ticket Demand Hierarchy, VisualizedQuartz goes deep into baseball's secondary ticket market, breaking down all the data from 2012. This chart shows which visiting teams were draws in which ballparks (the Yankees and Red Sox, still), and which were attendance poison everywhere (Houston, S…Upvote Share TweetFormer West Virginia QB Pat White cancelled a scheduled visit to the Giants today in what appears at first glance to be a curious move, given that he has already been a huge draft bust and washed out of the league. It would make sense that he would welc…Upvote Share Tweet
BGA: Scouting Jaiquawn Jarrettthejetsblog.com Apr 2, 2013Since the Jets haven’t signed a free agent for me to scout in almost two weeks, I’ve been watching footage of some of the bottom-of-the-roster guys to try and get an insight into what kind of potential they have and whether any of them could realisticUpvote Share TweetNew York Mets pitcher Johan Santana has had shoulder surgery for the second time in 31 months.Upvote Share Tweet
Everything Sold At The Yankees' New "Craft Beer" Stand Is Owned By MillerCoors, And Half Of Them Aren't Actually BeersI do not say this lightly: beer snobs might be the worst people in the world. But not even they deserve to be locked in Yankee Stadium for four hours, with the only unconventional option being this dinky and confused beer stand with four drinks on tap, …Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Draft: Giants Don’t Have to Look Far for LB Helpgiantsfootballblog.com Apr 2, 2013NFL Draft: Giants Don’t Have to Look Far for LB HelpUpvote Share TweetMiami is resting LeBron James and Dwyane Wade for Tuesday night's game against the Knicks.Upvote Share Tweet
Steve Smith on the move again….giantsfootballblog.com Apr 2, 2013According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, former Giant WR Steve Smith has signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers: For Smith, the move will mark a reunion with former New York Giants wide receivers coach Mike Sullivan, who is now the offens…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 2, 2013Apologies for yet another column discussing the merits of the Miami Heat, but there’s an interesting confluence of events happening right now in NBA circles. Several members of the 1972-73 New York Knicks are coming out of the woodwork in anticipation oUpvote Share TweetYou know about Adrian Peterson's comeback. Well, meet Tank Carradine. With the draft near, the pass rusher is trying to prove his bad knee won't keep him from dominance.Upvote Share TweetThe Giants are hosting speedy free agent WR Anthony Armstrong today. From Rotoworld: Armstrong was a diamond in the rough as an undrafted rookie out of West Texas A&M, racking up a 44/871/3 line for the Redskins in 2010. But in the two seasons since…Upvote Share Tweet
Three draft options: New York JetsThis week the AFC East blog is taking a look at draft possibilities for each team in the division. On Tuesday we take a look at the New York Jets, who hold the No. 9 overall pick. Option No. 1: DE Barkevious Mingo, LSU Analysis: I am not huge on the Jet…Upvote Share Tweet
The Real Deron Williams Is Backdimemag.com Apr 2, 2013The term Point God has made its way through basketball’s subculture over recent years, reserved for the elite playmakers in the NBA. That term has led to the pseudo Mount Olympus list of players who orchestrate their team’s success from the lead guardUpvote Share TweetThe Buccaneers and placekicker Nate Kaeding have agreed to a one-year deal, the Des Moines Register reported Tuesday. Also, the Bucs have added to their wide receiver depth, signing former Rams, Eagles and Giants pass catcher Steve Smith, NFL writer Jen…Upvote Share TweetDoes LeBron James have a point about teams playing him too physically? Defenses are only going to get tougher on him during the postseason. What does he hope to accomplish with these comments? -- Paul G., Orlando, Fla.Upvote Share TweetKnicks owner James Dolan is an asswipe and a schmuck, and according to the New York Post, he is also a giant asshole. A source tells the Post that this past Sunday, Dolan was denied access into the Delta Sky 360 club in Madison Square Garden by security…Upvote Share Tweet
The Mets Will Give You A Free Ticket For Following Them On TwitterIf you're following the Mets or SNY on Twitter, you saw a link to receive either a single free ticket, or 2-for-1 seats for this weekend's series against the Marlins. (The promotion is called, creatively and alternatively, "Tweet A Ticket" or,…Upvote Share TweetThere was a time, years ago, when Stephen Curry shot the ball like Shawn Marion.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 2, 2013The Nationals and Braves looked great on Monday, but thanks to Koufax and Kershaw, the Dodgers led the day in generating hope.Upvote Share TweetSome evaluators reportedly believed Jets QB Tim Tebow could have fit well with the 49ers. The Patriots worked out three players from a team now coached by their former offensive coordinator. The Bills are getting to work Tuesday. Should Super Bowl L lan…Upvote Share TweetThe inscription at the base of the Statue of Liberty now specifically encompasses former members of the Eagles’ defensive line. Last month, the Giants signed Cullen Jenkins, a defensive tackle who had been jettisoned in Philadelphia. Now, Ralph VacchianUpvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Cruz in no hurry to signWhat's up, blog faithful? Its Tuesday, 23 days before the NFL draft. We are going to have a chat and ... well, goodness knows what else? Maybe someone will make some news. Maybe we'll have to make something up like we did Monday about the Giants. Either…Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Apr 2, 2013Before the first pitch of 2013 at Citi Field, before the dark clouds rolled in to make creepy shadows in the recesses of the stadium and then the sun returned with a bright vengeance, the stadium organist played one of the most unrecognizable versions o…Upvote Share Tweet
I Miss My Yankees: Jay-Z, Master P, and the History of Rap Sports Agenciesgrantland.com Apr 2, 2013At 10:58 ET, ESPN reporter Darren Rovell's Twitter account tweeted a tweet. Wow. Three minutes later: In the attached link, we learn many an imp...Upvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Scores 50 In Knicks' Ninth Straight WinApr 2Carmelo Anthony scores 50 points to lead the Knicks past the short-handed Heat 102-90 and to their ninth straight win.
New York Hot Button: Cano Hires Jay-ZApr 2Andrew Marchand answers this week's New York Hot Button: Will Robinson Cano stay with the Yankees after moving from Scott Boras to Jay-Z as his agent.
Numbers Never Lie: Cano Hires Jay-ZApr 2The Numbers Never Lie crew discusses Robinson Cano's decision to leave agent Scott Boras and sign with a company founded by Jay-Z.
LeBron, Wade, Chalmers Out Vs. KnicksApr 2Miami's LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers will not play Tuesday against the Knicks.
Peter King: Palmer deal had to happen, more QB musical chairs; mailApr 2It's another day to write about quarterbacks. Three topics I want to clear up, in the wake of all the quarterback action in the last few days.
Adande: Grant Hill, in his own wordsApr 2With his career nearing the end, Grant Hill recalls the highs and lows of the past two decades.
Don Banks: Tank Carradine could make next epic comeback, but do teams beli…Apr 2Chances are there are no Adrian Petersons waiting to be discovered in this year's NFL draft class. For the first time in league history, there might not even be a running back taken in the first round.
NBA: Coast to Coast - Shaquille O'Neal jersey retirementApr 2Is Shaq the last great big man? Should the Magic and Heat retire his number, too?