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If all goes well, NY Giants co-owner Steve Tisch will try to br…

If all goes well, NY Giants co-owner Steve Tisch will try to bring another Super Bowl to MetLife Stadium

nydailynews.com Updated Feb 1, 2013
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
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  • Eli dreams of a Manning Bowl against Peyton

    Eli dreams of a Manning Bowl against Peyton

    nydailynews.com Feb 1, 2013
    There 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 …
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  • ‘Deer antler’ guy utters a Giant insult

    ‘Deer antler’ guy utters a Giant insult

    nydailynews.com Feb 1, 2013
    Mitch 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.
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  • The Bucks stop here: Knicks finally improve 'D', top Milwaukee

    The Bucks stop here: Knicks finally improve 'D', top Milwaukee

    nydailynews.com Feb 1, 2013
    Friday 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.
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  • Anthony guides Knicks to third straight win

    Anthony guides Knicks to third straight win

    ESPN.com Feb 1, 2013
    Carmelo 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.
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  • Lopez powers Nets past short-handed Bulls

    Lopez powers Nets past short-handed Bulls

    ESPN.com nba.com Feb 1, 2013
    Brook 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.
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  • Knicks to host Sandy Hook Elementary kids, families for Kings g…

    Knicks to host Sandy Hook Elementary kids, families for Kings game

    nydailynews.com nba.com Feb 1, 2013
    The New York Knicks will host 150 children, their families and teachers from Sandy Hook Elementary School on Saturday when they play the Sacramento Kings.
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  • Mets' Bullpen Continues to Be a Concern

    Mets' Bullpen Continues to Be a Concern

    nytimes.com Feb 1, 2013
    Mets 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.
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  • Daily News Live: Cruz Talks About Contract Negotiations

    Daily News Live: Cruz Talks About Contract Negotiations

    Victor 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…
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  • Byrd agrees to minor league contract with Mets

    Byrd agrees to minor league contract with Mets

    CNNSI.com MLB.com Feb 1, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Knicks' Kidd (back) gets start against Bucks

    Knicks' Kidd (back) gets start against Bucks

    New 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.
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  • Lions, Chiefs, Jets, UCLA Bruins among teams that missed out on…

    Lions, Chiefs, Jets, UCLA Bruins among teams that missed out on Harbaughs as head coaches

    yahoo.com Feb 1, 2013
    NEW 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…
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  • Hafner reaches incentive-laden deal with Yankees

    Hafner reaches incentive-laden deal with Yankees

    CNNSI.com Feb 1, 2013
    NEW 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.
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  • Eli Praises Kaepernick on CBS This Morning

    Eli Praises Kaepernick on CBS This Morning

    Eli 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 we
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  • Joe Namath’s pick for Super Bowl XLVII

    Joe Namath’s pick for Super Bowl XLVII

    yahoo.com Feb 1, 2013
    Like 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…
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  • Dwyane Wade Hints James White Will Be In All-Star Slam Dunk Con…

    Dwyane Wade Hints James White Will Be In All-Star Slam Dunk Contest

    dimemag.com Feb 1, 2013
    If 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…
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  • Looking Ahead: Jets 2013 Defensive Line

    Looking Ahead: Jets 2013 Defensive Line

    thejetsblog.com Feb 1, 2013
    Over 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 - DeVito
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  • Eli says Flacco wrong about outdoor Super Bowl

    Eli says Flacco wrong about outdoor Super Bowl

    Eli Manning disagrees with Joe Flacco's opinion about next year's outdoor Super Bowl in New Jersey.
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  • Miami's Alleged PED Kingpin Reportedly Injected A-Rod Personall…

    Miami's Alleged PED Kingpin Reportedly Injected A-Rod Personally, Made Him Bleed Everywhere

    deadspin.com Feb 1, 2013
    After 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 spokesma
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  • Don Banks: Moss, Birk reunited in XLVII, but only one will get …

    Don Banks: Moss, Birk reunited in XLVII, but only one will get elusive ring

    CNNSI.com Feb 1, 2013
    NEW 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…
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  • Unfinished Business: Long ago, Randy Moss and Matt Birk had Sup…

    Unfinished Business: Long ago, Randy Moss and Matt Birk had Super Bowl…

    CNNSI.com Feb 1, 2013
    Long 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.
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  • Deron Williams’ new $15.8 million Manhattan penthouse seems nic…

    Deron Williams’ new $15.8 million Manhattan penthouse seems nice (PHOTOS)

    yahoo.com Feb 1, 2013
    After 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…
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  • Audible: What’s Your Plan?

    Audible: What’s Your Plan?

    thejetsblog.com Feb 1, 2013
    Now 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…
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  • Former New York mayor Ed Koch dies at 88

    Former New York mayor Ed Koch dies at 88

    yahoo.com Feb 1, 2013
    As 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…
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  • Leading Off: Breaking from the Super Bowl Script

    Leading Off: Breaking from the Super Bowl Script

    nytimes.com Feb 1, 2013
    Players 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.
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  • AL East is a stacked five-card deck

    AL East is a stacked five-card deck

    MLB.com Feb 1, 2013
    The 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…
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  • New York Giants News and Notes for Feb 1

    New York Giants News and Notes for Feb 1

    Last 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 to
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  • Black ex-coaches feel Rooney Rule is broken

    Black ex-coaches feel Rooney Rule is broken

    CNNSI.com Feb 1, 2013
    NEW 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…
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  • Myers: It's time Tuna got Hall call

    Myers: It's time Tuna got Hall call

    nydailynews.com Feb 1, 2013
    One 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
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  • Video - Knicks Rally For Third Straight Win 01:00

    Knicks Rally For Third Straight Win

    Feb 1
    Carmelo Anthony records 31st straight 20-point game in Knicks' 96-86 win over Bucks.
  • Video - Business As Usual For Yanks 04:15

    Business As Usual For Yanks

    Feb 1
    Yankees general manager Brian Cashman addresses Alex Rodriguez's future with the Yankees and Derek Jeter's recovery from a broken left ankle.
  • Video - Cruz Wants To Remain A Giant 03:20

    Cruz Wants To Remain A Giant

    Feb 1
    Victor Cruz discusses the Super Bowl and says he wants to remain with the Giants.
  • Video - State Of The Mets' Farm System 03:17

    State Of The Mets' Farm System

    Feb 1
    ESPN Insider Keith Law looks at the New York Mets' farm system and talks about its strengths and weaknesses.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Marc Stein's Weekend Dime: Eight trade truths before the deadline

    Feb 1
    Marc Stein breaks down eight storylines to ponder ahead of the Feb. 21 trade deadline.
  • Super Bowl XLVII -- John Clayton's First and Goal

    Feb 1
    The 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 1
    NEW 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, matchup

    Feb 1
    NEW ORLEANS -- I don't know what kind of game this is going to be, but this Super Bowl really has it all.