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Bulls beat Nets to even playoff series at 1-1

Bulls beat Nets to even playoff series at 1-1

ESPN.com Updated Apr 22, 2013
Carlos Boozer had 13 points and 12 rebounds, Joakim Noah gutted his way through a foot injury to make three fourth-quarter baskets, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 90-82 on Monday night to even their first-round series at one game apiece.
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  • With J.R. Smith winning Sixth Man award, cancel Knicks NBA cham…

    With J.R. Smith winning Sixth Man award, cancel Knicks NBA championship parade

    Kudos to J.R. Smith and now we pretty much know the Knicks are not winning the title. Of course they weren’t going to win it, anyway, not as long as LeBron James continues to take the floor for the Miami Heat.
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  • Moore shuts down Yankees, improves to 4-0

    Moore shuts down Yankees, improves to 4-0

    ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 22, 2013
    Matt Moore became the first Rays pitcher to win his first four starts of a season, Ryan Roberts homered twice and Tampa Bay beat CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees 5-1 on Monday night.
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  • Giants owner says Cruz deal 'will get done'

    Giants owner says Cruz deal 'will get done'

    ESPN.com Apr 22, 2013
    An optimistic John Mara believes a long-term extension with Victor Cruz will be reached "at some point."
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  • Mets Add to Pitching Corps

    Mets Add to Pitching Corps

    nytimes.com Apr 22, 2013
    The Mets signed the right-hander D.J. Mitchell to a minor league contract, the team announced Monday.
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  • Celtics plan to use Garnett more

    Celtics plan to use Garnett more

    nba.com Apr 22, 2013
    The New York Knicks not only expect a Boston adjustment, they can guess what it is.
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  • Section 15: The Usher

    Section 15: The Usher

    nytimes.com Apr 22, 2013
    With the regular season coming to an end, The Times paid its final visit to Section 15 and talked with Jerome Dixon, the section's usher.
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  • Tight back forces Yanks to scratch Youkilis

    Tight back forces Yanks to scratch Youkilis

    MLB.com Apr 22, 2013
    Yankees first baseman Kevin Youkilis was a late scratch from the team's lineup against the Rays on Monday at Tropicana Field after his back tightened following batting practice.
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  • Cano surprised by report of link to Biogenesis

    Cano surprised by report of link to Biogenesis

    MLB.com yahoo.com Apr 22, 2013
    Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano said on Monday that he was surprised to hear of an ESPN report that linked a spokesperson for his foundation to the ongoing investigation into the Biogenesis clinic.
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  • Could Hayden be Revis insurance for Jets?

    Could Hayden be Revis insurance for Jets?

    The New York Jets pulled off a blockbuster trade over the weekend by shipping star cornerback Darrelle Revis to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a first-round pick this year and a conditional third-rounder in 2014. The natural train of thought is New York a…
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  • Nike pulls 'Massacre' shirts from outlet stores

    Nike pulls 'Massacre' shirts from outlet stores

    ESPN.com Apr 22, 2013
    Nike says T-shirts made for New York Yankees fans that had the words "Boston Massacre" on them have been pulled from outlet stores following the Boston Marathon bombings of last Monday.
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  • Giants could look to defensive line in draft

    Giants could look to defensive line in draft

    ESPN.com Apr 22, 2013
    The mock-draft dilemma with the New York Giants is consistent. Their greatest needs are at offensive line and linebacker, but they haven't taken an offensive lineman in the first round since 1999 and they haven't taken a linebacker in the first round si…
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  • McShay's mock: Bills take QB Ryan Nassib?

    McShay's mock: Bills take QB Ryan Nassib?

    ESPN.com Apr 22, 2013
    ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay provided his latest mock draft just days before the real thing takes place in New York City on Thursday. A blockbuster trade also took place involving New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis in exchange for the No. 13 over…
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  • 2013 NFL Draft: First Round Breakdown

    2013 NFL Draft: First Round Breakdown

    giantsfootballblog.com Apr 22, 2013
    From Matthew Cohen, SNYGiants contributor: I’ve never been a fan of guessing a single player that the Giants will pick on the grounds that it’s impossible to know who will be available when they pick. As I’ve noted previously, I believe that the Gia
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  • As NFL Draft nears, signs point to Giants focused on D in Round…

    As NFL Draft nears, signs point to Giants focused on D in Round 1

    giantsfootballblog.com Apr 22, 2013
    The NFL Draft is a mere three days away, so of course, all the rumors swirling around who is going to land where are beginning to heat up. Numerous mock drafts have the Giants looking to bolster a couple different directions, including linebacker, offen…
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  • New York Yankees’ traveling private security helps to eject fan…

    New York Yankees’ traveling private security helps to eject fans at Toronto’s Rogers Centre

    yahoo.com Apr 22, 2013
    The New York Yankees do not trust another team's ballpark security alone to handle potentially unruly fans, so they bring their own private guards on the road with them. One ticket holder at a recent Toronto Blue Jays game said he witnessed Yankees trav…
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  • Buck helps develop Mets staff, blasts homers

    Buck helps develop Mets staff, blasts homers

    MLB.com Apr 22, 2013
    Odds are John Buck will not lead the Majors in RBIs all season, as he has through three weeks. But the Mets do believe he can serve a critical role in developing this young pitching staff.
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  • Four possibilities for Jets at No. 13

    Four possibilities for Jets at No. 13

    ESPN.com grantland.com Apr 22, 2013
    The New York Jets completed a blockbuster trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. New York shipped star cornerback Darrelle Revis to the Buccaneers for a first-round pick in this week's NFL draft and a conditional third- or fourth-round pick in 2…
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  • Opinion: Addition By Subtraction

    Opinion: Addition By Subtraction

    thejetsblog.com Apr 22, 2013
    This will assuredly be among the seemingly interminable stream of Revis-related articles but this is a pretty momentous day in Jets history that will undoubtedly define John Idzik’s tenure as General Manager and the identity of this team going forward.
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  • Jets can now focus on fixing Sanchez (or at least playing out t…

    Jets can now focus on fixing Sanchez (or at least playing out the string)

    profootballtalk.com Apr 22, 2013
    Now that the New York Jets have exorcised Darrelle Revis, they can focus on the “demons” that have haunted quarterback Mark Sanchez. Or they can watch the clock until the time comes that they can get rid of him. The “D” word came from ESPN analyst
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  • Moving back seems less likely

    Moving back seems less likely

    buffalobills.com Apr 22, 2013
    The Bills spend the last few days prior to the draft mapping out potential scenarios of what could happen in front and behind them in the draft. Those exercises will have a different look to them following the Jets trade of Darrelle Revis over the weeke…
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  • Buzz: Jets Still in the Mix for Chris Ivory

    Buzz: Jets Still in the Mix for Chris Ivory

    thejetsblog.com Apr 22, 2013
    On Total Access Sunday, the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that despite their attention to the Darrelle Revis trade on Sunday, the Jets remain interested in trading their fifth-round draft pick for Saints running back Chris Ivory. Brian Bassett, th
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  • Knicks Insider: Woodson saves Amar’e a spot

    Knicks Insider: Woodson saves Amar’e a spot

    nydailynews.com Apr 22, 2013
    The Knicks still can’t be sure when - if - Amar’e Stoudemire will be available in the playoffs following March knee surgery, but Mike Woodson is certain he will put the $100 million forward right back into the rotation upon his return.
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  • Video - Bulls Even Series With Nets 01:30

    Bulls Even Series With Nets

    Apr 22
    Chicago avenges it's 17-point loss in Game 1 behind double-doubles from Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah in a 90-82 win over Brooklyn.
  • Video - Darrelle Revis: 'New Chapter For Both Of Us' 02:22

    Darrelle Revis: 'New Chapter For Both Of Us'

    Apr 22
    Sal Paolantonio sits down with CB Darrelle Revis to talk about the Jets trading him to the Buccaneers.
  • Video - Cano Associate Linked To Biogenesis 04:04

    Cano Associate Linked To Biogenesis

    Apr 22
    T.J. Quinn discusses MLB investigating the connection between an associate of Robinson Cano and Biogenesis.
  • Video - Smith Wins Sixth Man Award 01:19

    Smith Wins Sixth Man Award

    Apr 22
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley discusses Knicks guard J.R. Smith winning the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award.

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  • 2013 NBA Playoffs-- Memphis Grizzlies drop tight game in Game 2

    Apr 22
    The Grizzlies had some superb play from Mike Conley, but the other team had Chris Paul.
  • Seattle Seahawks to extend Kam Chancellor -- source

    Apr 22
    The Seattle Seahawks have reached an agreement with safety Kam Chancellor on a five-year, $35 million contract extension that has $17 million in guarantees, a source said.
  • Kam Chancellor signs contract extension with Seattle Seahawks

    Apr 22
    The Seattle Seahawks have signed star safety Kam Chancellor to a multiyear contract extension.
  • Peter King: Inside how the Revis trade to Tampa Bay finally went down

    Apr 22
    By Sunday morning, the Bucs and Jets had worked out the trade details for Darrelle Revis -- Tampa Bay's first-round pick in this draft and likely a third-rounder next year to New York. The Bucs had a contract done with Revis -- six years, $96 million, n…