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You walked into the Knicks’ practice gym on the eve of Game 1 against the Celtics and there was Rasheed Wallace, one of the old, broken-down Knicks from the regular season who was brought in for playoff experience but won’t be able to make the openingUpvote Share Tweet
In out-pitching Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg and getting himself out of a bases-loaded jam late, Matt Harvey showed what makes him a special pitcher, writes Cliff Corcoran.Upvote Share TweetAndy Pettitte pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Travis Hafner homered and had two RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-4 on Friday night.Upvote Share TweetThe NBA is considering the idea of splitting the 2015 All-Star weekend between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets.Upvote Share Tweet
Copeland, Lillard named Rookies of the Monthnba.com Apr 19, 2013The New York Knicks' Chris Copeland and the Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Rookies of the Month, respectively, for games played in April.Upvote Share TweetBlue Jays slugger Jose Bautista returned to the lineup for Friday's game against the New York Yankees after missing four games with a sore back.Upvote Share Tweet
Anthony, Curry named April Players of the Monthnba.com Apr 19, 2013The New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony and the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in April.Upvote Share TweetJets coach Rex Ryan took a shot at the Baltimore Orioles for refusing to move their previously scheduled game on Thursday, September 5, which required the Ravens to play their opener on the road. The manager of the Orioles thinks Ryan should mind his ow…Upvote Share Tweet
O's Showalter to Jets' Ryan: Mind your businessOrioles manager Buck Showalter has some advice for New York Jets coach Rex Ryan: Mind your own business and worry about your own team.Upvote Share TweetRunning back Chris Ivory signed his restricted free agent tender with the Saints on Friday, which eliminated the slim possibility that a team would try to sign him to an offer sheet that would cost them a second-round pick if New Orleans opted not to ma…Upvote Share TweetDEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Joakim Noah's status for the Chicago Bulls' first-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets is in question because of his injured right foot.Upvote Share Tweet
DT Cullen Jenkins on what he brings to the Giants’ run defense:“A lot of versatility. One of my goals every year is just coming in and improving my run game. I faced criticism my whole career in if I can play the run or I can hold up. I always just thought I got a chip on my shoulder or something to prove. I’ve bUpvote Share Tweet
The Most Clutch Players In The NBA Playoffsdimemag.com Apr 19, 2013Picture this. It’s the final two minutes of a close game between the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics in this year’s NBA Playoffs. Paul Pierce gets the ball and dribbles to his old reliable spot for an elbow jumper but instead of firing… he passesUpvote Share TweetKevin Garnett was anything Friday but the trash-talker that sent Carmelo Anthony into a postgame tizzy earlier this season. The Celtics’ forward only complimented the Knicks and their star player on the eve of Saturday’s playoff opener between the lonUpvote Share TweetChicago Bulls center Joakim Noah acknowledged he suffered a setback in his dealing with plantar fasciitis in his right foot and said he is doubtful to play against the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 of their playoff series on Saturday.Upvote Share TweetMark Sanchez took the high road last season when it came to all Tim Tebow-related matters, but the fifth-year quarterback recently intimated that the Jets were as responsible as anyone for all the Tebow hype.Upvote Share TweetThe clock finally struck midnight on Victor Cruz’s tenure as a “restricted free agent,” dramatically increasing the odds he will be a Giant in 2013.Upvote Share TweetThe Dallas Cowboys have lost a Week 17 game that decided the NFC East title in each of the past two seasons, and both times that game was a road game for them -- one in New Jersey against the New York Giants and one in Landover, Md., against the Washing…Upvote Share Tweet
An Inside Look At The New EPIX Original Documentary “Amar’e Stoudemire: In The Moment”dimemag.com Apr 19, 2013Last night at Marquee, Amar’e Stoudemire unveiled his candid documentary, Amar’e Stoudemire: In the Moment. In conjunction with EPIX, the documentary - premiering tonight - highlights Amare’s troubling childhood, which stemmed from his father’Upvote Share TweetNot wearing a boot and walking without a limp, Derek Jeter spent 45 minutes at the Yankees' training complex Friday while he awaits more rehab for another ankle injury.Upvote Share Tweet
No end in sight to MLB's wave of young acesCNNSI.com Apr 19, 2013The dominance of pitchers shows no sign of letting up this year, and if the wave of young aces is any indication, there's no end in sight for years to come, writes Albert Chen.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants players spend day in Newtown, Conn.profootballtalk.com Apr 19, 2013It’s one thing to put a sticker on a helmet. The Giants proved they’re in it with Newtown, Conn., yesterday, with about 20 players making the trip to spend the day with kids from Sandy Hook Elementary and other area schools at a sports camp. The teamUpvote Share Tweetthejetsblog.com Apr 19, 2013With the Jets hunkering down for the NFL Draft next week, here’s a quick review of where the team is at each position. What do they have? What do they need? We’ll make note of the spots that the Jets could look to upgrade starting as soon as next ThurUpvote Share TweetVictor Cruz isn’t the only WR the Giants have with a contract dilemma this season. Hakeem Nicks is in the final year of his rookie contract and will be an unrestricted free agent come next March. “I don’t really negotiate my contract in the media. LUpvote Share Tweet
Friday Morning Update: Things Are Heating UpThe least you should know…. The Giants 2013 regular season schedule was released yesterday. They will open in Dallas on Sunday night Sept 8 at 8:30pm on NBC. They will play in a league-high five nationally-televised games. The Manning Bowl will take plaUpvote Share Tweet
Tom Coughlin Comments on the Giants’ ScheduleGiants head coach Tom Coughlin had some observations about his team’s schedule this season. Compared to years past, this year’s doesn’t seem to be as demanding. But the NFL prides itself on a level playing field. The schedule and the draft reward thUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 19, 2013The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. [Also: Yankees' Derek Jeter out until after the All-Star break] Let's set the sc…Upvote Share Tweet
Tuck, JPP Talk State of the Team at Charity EventFrom our friends at Bader Media… Giants star DEs Justin Tuck and Jason Pierre-Paul were in New Hyde Park on Long Island this week to celebrate the 70th Birthday of long-time Big Blue supporter Umberto Corteo — founder of Umberto’s Pizza who providesUpvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Apr 19, 2013The Jets will kick off the 2013 regular season on Sept. 8 by hosting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who appear to be the most likely new home for Revis. The Jets and Buccaneers have been engaged in trade talks involving Revis for the past two months, accordi…Upvote Share TweetCody Ross hit a go-ahead single in the 12th inning, Eric Chavez followed with a three-run double against his former team and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Yankees 6-2 Thursday night.Upvote Share Tweet
'Inside the Playbook' NBA Playoff Previews: Nets, Bulls, Pacers, Hawks, Rockets, Spurs, Lakers, Thundergrantland.com Apr 19, 2013This concludes our look at the sets and actions integral to each NBA playoff team's success. Read about the Knicks, Celtics, Heat, and Bucks here; rea...Upvote Share Tweet
Harvey Outduels StrasburgApr 19Matt Harvey gets the better of Stephen Strasburg, improving to 4-0 in the Mets' 7-1 win over the Nationals.
Yankees Crush Blue JaysApr 19The Yankees use three home runs to propel Andy Pettitte to 3-0 with a 9-4 win over the Blue Jays.
Bob Papa talks Giants' 2013 scheduleApr 19The voice of the New York Giants, Bob Papa, analyzes the team's 2013 schedule, which currently includes five prime-time matchups and a Week 17 showdown with the Washington Redskins.
Harvey Outduels StrasburgApr 19Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Matt Harvey gets the better of Stephen Strasburg, improving to 4-0 in the Mets' 7-1 win over the Nationals.
Don Banks: For Brandon O'Brien, honor, service, sacrifice more vital than …Apr 19In the whirlwind aftermath of the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon this week, you may have heard the inspiring story of Brandon O'Brien, the longshot 30-year-old NFL hopeful and former Marine and Iraqi war veteran who felt moved enough by the terr…
NBA playoffs 2013 - Will scoring drop in the playoffs?Apr 19The NBA playoffs are here, so scoring is about to go down, right? Not exactly.