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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 gameShare Tweet
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 …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.Share Tweet
The Bucks stop here: Knicks finally improve 'D', top MilwaukeeFriday 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.Share Tweet
Anthony guides Knicks to third straight winESPN.com Feb 1, 2013Carmelo 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.Share 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.Share Tweet
Mets' Bullpen Continues to Be a Concernnytimes.com Feb 1, 2013Mets 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.Share 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.Share Tweet
Lions, Chiefs, Jets, UCLA Bruins among teams that missed out on Harbaughs as head coachesNEW 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…Share Tweet
Hafner reaches incentive-laden deal with YankeesNEW 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.Share Tweet
Eli Praises Kaepernick on CBS This Morninggiantsfootballblog.com Feb 1, 2013Eli 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 weShare Tweet
Joe Namath’s pick for Super Bowl XLVIILike 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 Tweetdimemag.com Feb 1, 2013If 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…Share Tweet
Looking Ahead: Jets 2013 Defensive Linethejetsblog.com Feb 1, 2013Over 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 - DeVitoShare TweetEli Manning disagrees with Joe Flacco's opinion about next year's outdoor Super Bowl in New Jersey.Share Tweet
Miami's Alleged PED Kingpin Reportedly Injected A-Rod Personally, Made Him Bleed Everywheredeadspin.com Feb 1, 2013After 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 spokesmaShare 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…Share Tweet
Unfinished Business: Long ago, Randy Moss and Matt Birk had Super Bowl…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.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…Share Tweet
Audible: What’s Your Plan?thejetsblog.com Feb 1, 2013Now 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…Share 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…Share Tweet
Leading Off: Breaking from the Super Bowl Scriptnytimes.com Feb 1, 2013Players 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.Share Tweet
AL East is a stacked five-card deckMLB.com Feb 1, 2013The 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…Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Notes for Feb 1giantsfootballblog.com Feb 1, 2013Last 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 toShare 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 SShare Tweet
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.