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If all goes well, NY Giants co-owner Steve Tisch will try to bring another Super Bowl to MetLife StadiumUpdated Feb 1 Share Tweet
As long as Giants co-owner Steve Tisch’s worst case scenario doesn’t happen, which he described as a “blizzard at 12:01 in the morning” on game day next Feb. 2, and all else goes smoothly, then there is every intention of trying to bring the game
Share TweetThere will be an awkward moment at the end of Super Bowl XLVII when one Harbaugh brother celebrates while the other laments a loss in the biggest game of his life. Eli Manning can relate to that, having already lost to his brother Peyton in an NFL game …Share TweetMitch Ross made a surprise appearance in New Orleans on Friday, apologizing to all the athletes that he and his supplement firm, S.W.A.T.S., have hurt this week. Except now, he may need to issue another apology, to Steve Weatherford.
The Bucks stop here: Knicks finally improve 'D', top MilwaukeeUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetFriday night, against a Milwaukee Bucks team featuring two dynamic guards, the Knicks defended as they did in November and rendered Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings ineffective while cruising to a 95-81 victory.
Anthony guides Knicks to third straight winUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetCarmelo Anthony scored 25 points, Amare Stoudemire had 17 points and seven rebounds off the bench, and the New York Knicks extended their winning streak to three games with a 96-86 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetBrook Lopez scored 20 points through three quarters, then the Brooklyn Nets turned to their bench to beat the short-handed Chicago Bulls 93-89 on Friday night.Share TweetThe New York Knicks will host 150 children, their families and teachers from Sandy Hook Elementary School on Saturday when they play the Sacramento Kings.
Mets' Bullpen Continues to Be a ConcernUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetMets General Manager Sandy Alderson has added veterans on minor league contracts in recent days.Yet he remains less than confident about the state of the bullpen.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetVictor Cruz joins Daily News Live to discuss his contract negotiations with the Giants and his thoughts on falling short of the playoffs. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…Share TweetThe New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract with outfielder Marlon Byrd, who served a 50-game suspension last season after testing positive in June for a performance enhancing drug while he was a free agent.Share TweetNew York Knicks' guard Jason Kidd is back in the starting lineup on Friday night after missing the team's win over Orlando on Wednesday with a sore lower back.
Lions, Chiefs, Jets, UCLA Bruins among teams that missed out on Harbaughs as head coachesUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetNEW ORLEANS -- Everybody has a different set of emotions when they watch the Super Bowl. For some NFL teams, there will be a definite sense of regret and "what might have been." As ESPN's Adam Schefter pointed out on Friday, several teams othe…
Hafner reaches incentive-laden deal with YankeesUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Travis Hafner and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract that allows him to earn up to $4 million more in bonuses based on plate appearances.
Eli Praises Kaepernick on CBS This MorningUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetEli is in his hometown of New Orleans this week for the big game, visiting with friends and family along with shilling for Gatorade, one of his many endorsement deals. From CBS News…….. Eli Manning, New York Giants quarterback and former MVP - as weSource: giantsfootballblog.com
Joe Namath’s pick for Super Bowl XLVIIUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetLike he did last season, NFL Hall of Famer and New York Jets legend Joe Namath will join Yahoo! Sports and the Shutdown Corner Blog for commentary and analysis. Make sure you like the Official Joe Namath page on Facebook. And with playoff news always br…Share TweetIf you count the 1990s as your childhood as I do, then today brought undisputable great news: New York Knicks reserve and journeyman dunker James White will likely be joining the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest. Anyone who grew up a hoops fa…Source: dimemag.com
Looking Ahead: Jets 2013 Defensive LineUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetOver the next few weeks, we’ll take a look at each position on the Jets roster and take a look ahead at what the Jets might expect and might need to address this coming offseason. Now? The defensive line! Coming Off The Books DE Mike DeVito - DeVitoSource: thejetsblog.comShare TweetEli Manning disagrees with Joe Flacco's opinion about next year's outdoor Super Bowl in New Jersey.
Miami's Alleged PED Kingpin Reportedly Injected A-Rod Personally, Made Him Bleed EverywhereUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetAfter the Miami New Times dropped its big doping story-a story that implicated Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz, Melky Cabrera, and others-on Tuesday, A-Rod did what anyone would have expected him to do: He denied everything in the story through a spokesmaSource: deadspin.comShare TweetNEW ORLEANS -- Have to admit, I'm a sucker for the sentimental stories that come forth every year during Super Bowl week. Jerome Bettis' quest to ride off into retirement with a ring. John Elway finally getting the big confetti shower for once (and then…
Unfinished Business: Long ago, Randy Moss and Matt Birk had Super Bowl…Updated Feb 1 Share TweetLong ago, Randy Moss and Matt Birk had Super Bowl dreams as Vikings teammates. Now the two will vie for the elusive title as opponents. Don Banks details their unique bond.Share TweetAfter signing a five-year, $98.8 million contract to run the point as the franchise player of the Brooklyn Nets this summer, it became clear that Deron Williams was going to be sticking around New York for a little while. All that was left was for the 2…
Audible: What’s Your Plan?Updated Feb 1 Share TweetNow that February is upon us, that means the new league year begins next month. Therefore, the Jets have plenty of decisions to make in terms of who stays and who goes, who gets an extension, who gets traded and who gets their contract restructured, plu…Source: thejetsblog.comShare TweetAs an adult, former New York City mayor Ed Koch freely admitted to not being much of a baseball fan. Growing up in the Bronx in the 1930s, when the New York Yankees were gods, Koch desperately wanted to be a ballplayer someday. But he was a terrible ath…
Leading Off: Breaking from the Super Bowl ScriptUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetPlayers are usually fairly dull during the week before the Super Bowl. But Chris Culliver? Joe Flacco? Randy Moss? Their remarks started a lot of animated conversations.Source: nytimes.com
AL East is a stacked five-card deckUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetThe Blue Jays' winter of high-profile acquisitions made them a trendy favorite to win the American League East, but arguments can be made for the Yankees, Red Sox, Rays and Orioles as well. Only one thing is certain: The competition in the division will…Source: MLB.com
New York Giants News and Notes for Feb 1Updated Feb 1 Share TweetLast year at this time we were bracing for another showdown with the Patriots in the Super Bowl. This year, we’re scratching for crumbs loathing the upcoming matchup between the hated 49ers and the not-so-liked Ravens. Here’s some reading material toSource: giantsfootballblog.comShare TweetNEW ORLEANS (AP) Three black former NFL head coaches say the league needs to rethink its Rooney Rule for promoting minority hiring after 15 top vacancies - eight head coaching jobs and seven general manager positions - were all filled by white candidate…Share TweetOne year ago, Tom Coughlin and Bill Belichick were trying to figure out ways to beat each other in the Super Bowl. Coughlin’s Giants then defeated Belichick’s Patriots for the second time in five seasons, reducing Belichick’s lead over Coughlin in S
Knicks Rally For Third Straight WinFeb 1Carmelo Anthony records 31st straight 20-point game in Knicks' 96-86 win over Bucks.
Business As Usual For YanksFeb 1Yankees general manager Brian Cashman addresses Alex Rodriguez's future with the Yankees and Derek Jeter's recovery from a broken left ankle.
Cruz Wants To Remain A GiantFeb 1Victor Cruz discusses the Super Bowl and says he wants to remain with the Giants.
State Of The Mets' Farm SystemFeb 1ESPN Insider Keith Law looks at the New York Mets' farm system and talks about its strengths and weaknesses.
NBA -- Marc Stein's Weekend Dime: Eight trade truths before the deadlineFeb 1Marc Stein breaks down eight storylines to ponder ahead of the Feb. 21 trade deadline.
Super Bowl XLVII -- John Clayton's First and GoalFeb 1The Harbaugh brothers' lifelong competition moves to a very big stage.
Don Banks: Moss, Birk reunited in XLVII, but only one will get elusive rin…Feb 1NEW ORLEANS -- Have to admit, I'm a sucker for the sentimental stories that come forth every year during Super Bowl week. Jerome Bettis' quest to ride off into retirement with a ring. John Elway finally getting the big confetti shower for once (and then…
Peter King: Ravens-49ers a great, and very unpredictable, matchupFeb 1NEW ORLEANS -- I don't know what kind of game this is going to be, but this Super Bowl really has it all.