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In NBA playoffs, Knicks veterans proving to be oldies but goodi…

In NBA playoffs, Knicks veterans proving to be oldies but goodies

nydailynews.com Updated Apr 21, 2013
Knicks coach Mike Woodson heard all the jokes about his roster on opening day. The Knicks were so old, when Moses parted the Red Sea they were on the other side playing H-O-R-S-E. They were so old that their first charter flight for a West Coast swing w…
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  • Ivan Nova acknowledges frustration after Yankees lose to Blue J…

    Ivan Nova acknowledges frustration after Yankees lose to Blue Jays

    nydailynews.com Apr 21, 2013
    For a change, Ivan Nova made no attempt to hide his frustration. Often he can make a mediocre start sound like a gem, such is his desire to project confidence. But on this day he was furious with himself, and rightfully so.
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  • NY Mets Dillon Gee's strong game should be encouraging for star…

    NY Mets Dillon Gee's strong game should be encouraging for starting rotation

    The resounding sigh you could hear emanating out of Citi Field Sunday afternoon? That would have been the sigh of relief from Terry Collins and the rest of the Mets high command over the 52/3 innings of shutout ball turned in by Dillon Gee against the W…
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  • No other teams got into Revis hunt

    No other teams got into Revis hunt

    Last week, when the Jets pressed “pause” on the Darrelle Revis trade talks, some thought that another team or two could try to jump into the fray. It didn’t happen. In fact, it never happened. Per a source with knowledge of the process, it was alway
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  • Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

    Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

    thejetsblog.com Apr 21, 2013
    “I’ve been sitting around for the last hour trying to figure out what to say to the Jet Nation and I came up with this. The six years I played for the New York Jets were unbelievable. I put my body on the line everyday and did everything could to help
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  • Bulls seek to slow Nets down in Game 2

    Bulls seek to slow Nets down in Game 2

    nba.com Apr 21, 2013
    Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau watches tape of the Nets and sees a confident team with an offense in rhythm.
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  • Jets brass remains optimistic post-Revis

    Jets brass remains optimistic post-Revis

    ESPN.com Apr 21, 2013
    The New York Jets brass held a conference call with the media Sunday evening following the trade of star cornerback Darrelle Revis. The Jets shipped one of their top players in franchise history to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a first-round pick this ye…
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  • Jerry Reese Pre-Draft Comments

    Jerry Reese Pre-Draft Comments

    giantsfootballblog.com Apr 21, 2013
    Giants GM Jerry Reese met the media this week where discussed draft strategy among other personnel moves the team may be contemplating this offseason. What is your general feeling about the draft in terms of depth and particular positions that jump out …
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  • Nats top prospect Rendon makes big league debut

    Nats top prospect Rendon makes big league debut

    MLB.com Apr 21, 2013
    Nationals third baseman and top prospect Anthony Rendon arrived at Citi Field at 9:50 a.m. ET on Sunday, and manager Davey Johnson immediately placed Rendon sixth in the starting lineup against the Mets. The Nationals called up Rendon from Double-A Harr…
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  • Arencibia's 7th HR rallies Jays past Yanks

    Arencibia's 7th HR rallies Jays past Yanks

    ESPN.com Apr 21, 2013
    J.P. Arencibia hit a two-run homer, Melky Cabrera had three hits and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied for an 8-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday after Josh Johnson walked in the tying and go-ahead runs.
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  • Jets’ Antonio Cromartie on Darrelle Revis trade: ‘It sucks’

    Jets’ Antonio Cromartie on Darrelle Revis trade: ‘It sucks’

    yahoo.com Apr 21, 2013
    When New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis suffered a season-ending knee injury against the Miami Dolphins last September, it put Antonio Cromartie in place as the team's top pass defender. Cromartie responded well, ranking 16th overall in Pro Footbal…
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  • Knicks' Game 2 plans involve Prigioni

    Knicks' Game 2 plans involve Prigioni

    nydailynews.com Apr 21, 2013
    As well as the Knicks played defensively in the second half of their Game 1 victory over the Celtics, Mike Woodson has specific ideas to improve on those shutdown efforts for the remainder of the series. Those adjustments rest largely on the return of P…
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  • Mets Designate Laffey in Anticipation of Marcum’s Debut

    Mets Designate Laffey in Anticipation of Marcum’s Debut

    nytimes.com MLB.com Apr 21, 2013
    The Mets recalled the left-hander Robert Carson from the minors and designated the left-hander Aaron Laffey for assignment. The move reflected the expectation that Shaun Marcum would be ready to make his debut Saturday.
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  • NFL Draft: Reese, Giants Need to ‘Corner’ the Market

    NFL Draft: Reese, Giants Need to ‘Corner’ the Market

    giantsfootballblog.com Apr 21, 2013
    There are two things teams must be able to do in order to make a championship run. On offense, you must be able to pass at will. On defense, you have to be able to defend that pass. The Giants can throw the football with the best of them. QB Eli Manning…
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  • Jets want to trade down from No. 9

    Jets want to trade down from No. 9

    profootballtalk.com Apr 21, 2013
    At a time when some think that the amount of movement in the first round of the draft will be unprecedented, count the Jets among the teams that want to move down. Per Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, Jets G.M. John Idzik has “sent out word” of his int
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  • Andre Miller Is A Playoff Hero; Deron Williams Is A Monster; In…

    Andre Miller Is A Playoff Hero; Deron Williams Is A Monster; Insane Jordan Player Exclusives

    dimemag.com Apr 21, 2013
    In the battle of the game’s best jerseys, it’s funny that old man Andre Miller is using the same tactics to embarrass people in the NBA that the old, fat dude with the nasty back sweat is using to bust your ass at a local YMCA. Golden State/Denver was
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  • With NY Knicks and Brooklyn Nets both playing in New York on fi…

    With NY Knicks and Brooklyn Nets both playing in New York on first day of NBA playoffs, city takes in basketball atmosphere

    nydailynews.com Apr 21, 2013
    If the heart of sports in New York City beats to the rhythm of a bouncing basketball, then it was beating steady and strong on Saturday. The Knicks and the Nets were at the center of the NBA universe as they opened the first round of the playoffs at hom…
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  • Mike Woodson may not win Coach of the Year, but respect what he…

    Mike Woodson may not win Coach of the Year, but respect what he has done with NY Knicks

    nydailynews.com Apr 21, 2013
    Mike Woodson won’t win Coach of the Year in the NBA this season even if nobody in the league has done a better job than he has, not Gregg Popovich, the best there is, not Erik Spoelstra, who has the best player, not even George Karl, who has a better te
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  • Bulls' Noah says foot 'fine,' will play in Game 2

    Bulls' Noah says foot 'fine,' will play in Game 2

    ESPN.com Apr 21, 2013
    Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah started Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday and after playing 13 minutes on his injured left foot said he will play in Game 2.
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  • Video - Jets Trade Revis To Bucs 02:29

    Jets Trade Revis To Bucs

    Apr 21
    Darrelle Revis signs an extension with the Buccaneers after the Jets trade him for the 13th overall pick in this year's NFL draft and a conditional selection for 2014.
  • Video - Revis Traded Pending Physical 01:49

    Revis Traded Pending Physical

    Apr 21
    John Clayton discusses the reports that the Jets have agreed to trade Darrelle Revis to the Buccaneers pending a physical.
  • Video - Parting Shot: Jeter Is Sorely Missed 00:52

    Parting Shot: Jeter Is Sorely Missed

    Apr 21
    Howard Bryant thinks Derek Jeter's injury is a reminder that Father Time eventually catches up with everyone, and the Yankees' are surely missing him.
  • Video - Revis Given Permission To Negotiate 04:02

    Revis Given Permission To Negotiate

    Apr 21
    Adam Schefter discusses the reports that the Jets have given Darrelle Revis permission to take a physical and negotiate with the Buccaneers.

Sports Columnists

  • Cleveland Cavaliers reach out to Phil Jackson about open coaching position…

    Apr 21
    As they did eight years ago when he was in retirement, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached out to Phil Jackson about their head coach opening, sources told ESPN.com.
  • Manu Ginobili gives San Antonio Spurs a lift in Game 1

    Apr 21
    After missing the bulk of April, Manu Ginobili helps lift the Spurs past the Lakers in Game 1.
  • Clayton's mailbag: Schedule-makers have fairness in mind

    Apr 21
    An innovative scheduling software is helping teams avoid three-game road trips and other dreaded quirks, writes John Clayton.