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By Jordan Aaron As the Jets year comes to a miserable end, the team tries to end the tragedy that once was considered to be a hopeful season. On Sunday, the Jets will face the also struggling 2-10 Jaguars. With the possibility of a new Jets quarterback …
Bulls win 3rd in row, cool off Melo-less KnicksUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetMarco Belinelli and Luol Deng scored 22 points apiece as the Chicago Bulls beat the Knicks 93-85 on Saturday night, snapping New York's five-game winning streak.
Knicks' five-game win streak snapped by BullsUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetOn a night where both teams played as if they could have used the day off, the Knicks saw their five-game winning streak snapped in a 93-85 loss to the Bulls.
The Score: Greer's Broadway debut a good omen for KnicksUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetIt’s a busy time of year again for actress Judy Greer, who’s currently making her Broadway debut in “Dead Accounts,” starring Katie Holmes, and had her latest film, “Playing For Keeps,” starring Gerard Butler and Jessica Biel, open this weekenShare TweetThe New York Football Giants will return home to face the New Orleans Saints in what appears to be a must win game. Here are the matchups to watch: DE Jason Pierre-Paul vs LT Jermon Bushrod If the Giants want any chance at stopping Saints QB Drew Brees…Source: giantsgab.com
Anthony Will Sit for a Second Straight GameUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetA deep cut on Carmelo Anthony's left middle finger will keep him out of the Knicks' game Saturday against the Bulls. He hopes to return Sunday night against Denver.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetSEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners finalized their one-year contract with outfielder Jason Bay on Saturday, returning the one-time slugger to familiar territory in the hopes of revitalizing his career.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe New York Knicks won't have Carmelo Anthony in the lineup on Saturday.Share TweetFLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Jets tight end Dustin Keller will miss New York's game at Jacksonville on Sunday because of a sprained left ankle.
What the late Marvin Miller and George Steinbrenner would say about free agents and penny-pinching YankeesUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetOne can just imagine the conversation that went on between Marvin Miller and George Steinbrenner in baseball’s celestial “ever-after” last week.Share TweetIt’s not listed as an official date on the schedule, but the Knicks will be holding their version of Old-Home Week when Mike D’Antoni comes back to the Garden this Thursday and Jeremy Lin returns with the Rockets four days later. At the end of their rShare TweetMIAMI (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez went to see doctors with hopes of finding something wrong. When they actually located a problem, only then did he start feeling a bit better.Share TweetThis seems a favorable matchup for Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, and an opportune time to reward Coach Rex Ryan's faith in him.Share TweetTrying to reach Drew Brees, a traditional drop-back passer, will be a welcome change for the Giants after dealing with the speedy Robert Griffin III, but the pressure must increase.
Jacquian Returning In Time to Speed Things UpUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetIf the Giants’ defense and special teams seem a little bit slower these days, don’t fret. There’s nothing wrong with your eyesight. That’s probably because LB Jacquain Williams has been out since Week Seven with a hamstring injury. He is the GiantShare TweetRoger Goodell handed Saints ”‰the ”‰NFL version of the death penalty when he suspended Sean Payton for the entire season in the BountyGate scandal, leaving Drew Brees to get through the season without his friend, mentor and play caller.
Jaguars Fans Will Show Up In Droves To Watch Tebow, Who Is A Game-Time Decision To Hold A ClipboardUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetCrashing disappointment, banal mediocrity and immense, unfounded hype align this week to make for an extremely sad pre-game note for what is sure to be either a deflating exercise in late season NFL triviality this Sunday or a hilarious exercise in late…Source: deadspin.com
Remember the Idiot With the Stun Gun? Yeah, He Got Probation.Updated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetLeroy McKelvey, a South Carolina resident, was at the [Jets] season opener against the Cowboys at MetLife Stadium last Sept. 11 when other fans began arguing with him over his decision to remain seated during the national anthem. via the Star-LedgerShare TweetIRVING, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent is facing an intoxication manslaughter charge after a one-vehicle accident that killed linebacker Jerry Brown, a member of the team's practice squad.Source: CNNSI.com
LolaSportsTalk Photo Essay: End of an Error?Updated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetEven if the game wasn’t great, it looks like the ribs and sa-zeech were right! Alex bring us his latest photo essay from the Jets win over the Cardinals. Although none of you probably ever want to re-live the Thanksgiving game ever again, here’s som
The Mark Sanchez DebateUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetWith the decision that Rex Ryan to start Mark Sanchez there are a lot of strong (and valid) opinions about the matter. To that end, The Huffington Post asked Joe Caporoso of Turn on the Jets and I to debate the Mark Sanchez issue. Joe Caporoso: Let’s
Tebow returns to place his legend was bornUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetAt Bogey Grille, a hacker’s establishment in golf heaven, menu items are divided between Special Tees and In The Rough. Each fall, the kitchen offers a seasonal special on Friday nights.Share TweetArizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett was fined an amount in the six-figures and could have a limited role in Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks for his behavior in the final minutes of a 7-6 loss to the New York Jets in Week 13, Bo…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetThe Giants have caught a break and the Saints have been dealt a blow with an unexpected addition to the injury report for Sunday’s game. The Saints announced on Saturday that running back Chris Ivory, who hadn’t been mentioned on this week’s injury
Walker's AFC East picksUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetThe AFC East blog kicked off December last week with a stellar 3-0 start. That brings our total record this season on division predictions to an impressive 30-9. Let’s keep it rolling with four more picks for Week 14. New York Jets (5-7) at Jacksonville
Saturday morning one-linersUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetThe Bills are hoping for some snow during their December home games. Jets S LaRon Landry bristled when asked whether his brother, Jags S Dawan Landry, ever won any of their fights while growing up; “You really going to ask me that question?” LaRon sai
Austin Howard Stabilizing the O-LineUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetWell, what ever is going on around the Jets, there is good news that Austin Howard has played much better recently for the team, according to this article from a few days ago on Pro Football Focus. While he has improved over this period, Sunday was the …
Rex doesn’t want to keep 3 QBs up, but he mightUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetLike most coaches, Jets boss Rex Ryan doesn’t want to keep three quarterbacks active if he doesn’t have to. But he said he’d consider it this week, with Tim Tebow questionable with sore ribs and Greg McElroy apparently the next choice if they have t
Ring My Bell: FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — For Jets running back Kahl…Updated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetFLORHAM PARK, N.J. — For Jets running back Kahlil Bell, he is hoping to once again enter the “Circle of Trust.” In the 4th quarter of the Jets win over the Cardinals this past Sunday, Bell got his first opportunity to do something with the ball in h
New York Giants Saturday LinksUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetSlow and wet weekend is upon us. Not exactly football weather, but what choice do we have….here’s the news:
SNYGiants Video Corner for SaturdayUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetLoud Mouths discuss the Giants’ big upcoming game against the Saints. Sorry, this video could not be loaded… Kevin Youkilis talks about free agency, Rex Ryan on the Jets’ quarterback play and his own future, and Chase Blackburn on facing the Saints.
Jets fans react to QB controversyUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetThe hottest topic in the AFC East this week has been the controversy between New York Jets quarterbacks Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow and Greg McElroy. We offered our opinion on Tuesday, and Jets head coach Rex Ryan agreed by choosing Sanchez. Here is what ou…Share TweetTiki Barber, one of the Giants' great players, inhabits a kind of purgatory among the team's fans. Is it time to welcome him back into the fold?Source: nytimes.com