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The Knicks continue to pad their wins and stats by beating up some of the league's worst teams which is what good teams are supposed to do. And they didn't have to go to London to do it.
Yankees weighing options in center fieldUpdated Feb 4 Share TweetThe Yankees are waiting until they arrive in camp to decide if Brett Gardner or Curtis Granderson will be their best option in center field.Source: MLB.comShare TweetYankees closer Mariano Rivera is preparing for a rare on-time arrival at Spring Training this year.
Chandler's 20 boards give Knicks 5th win in rowUpdated Feb 4 Share TweetTyson Chandler tied a franchise record with his third straight 20-rebound game, Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points and the New York Knicks beat the Detroit Pistons 99-85 on Monday night for their fifth consecutive victory.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Yankees general manager Brian Cashman will wait for Major League Baseball to sort out "some very nasty" allegations about Alex Rodriguez, and manager Joe Girardi says there's no way to tell whether the third baseman will regai…
Knicks Insider: 'Sheed return still unclearUpdated Feb 4 Share TweetNo one can say for certain if Rasheed Wallace will return to the lineup this season but Mike Woodson revealed on Monday that he doesn’t expect the veteran forward to be fit again.Source: nydailynews.comShare TweetThe New York Football Giants are no longer your defending super bowl champions. Congratulations to the Baltimore Ravens who defeated the 49”²ers to capture their second super bowl title in franchise history. Gabbers, what were your thoughts on the game?…Source: giantsgab.comShare TweetJoe Flacco called himself an elite QB, then proved it with a championship performance. Like Eli Manning before him, he's shattered Super Bowl predictors, says Kerry J. Byrne.
A-Fraud, More Fully RevealedUpdated Feb 4 Share TweetAs a PED bombshell rocks baseball, Tom Verducci reports on the specifics of Alex Rodriguez's alleged doping program and how MLB is turning up the heat in its investigation.Share TweetBill Parcells has selected former Giants defensive end George Martin to be his presenter for his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction on Aug. 3 in Canton.Share TweetOne year ago today, on Feb. 4 2012, Jeremy Lin came off the New York Knick bench and completely turned the NBA on its ear. The previously unheralded D-League call-up entered a contest against the then-New Jersey Nets with his team already down 10, and c…
Best N.B.A. Games of the WeekUpdated Feb 4 Share TweetThe best N.B.A. games of the week feature the Lakers at Brooklyn, Golden State at Oklahoma City and Chicago at Denver.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetTAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Yankees captain Derek Jeter plans to wait until teammate Alex Rodriguez addresses his latest off-the-field controversy before commenting on the matter.Share TweetJames Walker writes on ESPN that the Jets need to move on from Tim Tebow and their unwillingness to do so in his mind is troubling. Why the Jets would extend Tebow-mania in New York is baffling. This experiment was a disaster from the start and it’s timSource: thejetsblog.comShare TweetA look at how the Bills are installing the systems run by coach Doug Marrone. Watching the Super Bowl and thinking about the Dolphins. Will the Patriots help open up the 2013 season? You can probably guess the conclusion of an analysis of the Jets quart…Source: profootballtalk.com
Giants’ Offseason Offensive Needs: Some Big, Able Bodies Up FrontUpdated Feb 4 Share TweetIt’s the offseason and every team has needs. What those needs for each team are are in the eye of the beholder. Our man Jimmy Kempski gives us a sneak peak of what he feels the Giants need to shore up this winter…. OFFENSE: QB: Eli Manning hasn’t mSource: giantsfootballblog.com
No riots in San Fran, minor issues in BaltimoreUpdated Feb 4 Share TweetGiven the aftermath of the Giants’ World Series win, there was concern that - win or lose - folks in San Francisco would take to the street and create mischief and mayhem. Fortunately, there were no public displays of unrest after the 49ers lost a gSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetThere's no way to quantify belief, but you know it when you see it, and Baltimore had it Sunday. Behind their unflappable coach and QB, the Ravens were truly destiny's children.
Joe Flacco edges out Colin Kaepernick in a Super Bowl quarterback showdown that ranks with the all-time bestUpdated Feb 4 Share TweetThe Super Bowl has produced compelling quarterback matchups of Terry Bradshaw vs. Roger Staubach and Joe Montana vs. Dan Marino and Tom Brady vs. Eli Manning.Source: nydailynews.com
Knicks Sweep 5-Game HomestandFeb 4Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points and Tyson Chandler had 20 rebounds for the third straight night to propel the Knicks past the Pistons.
Frazier On The State Of The KnicksFeb 4Walt Frazier sits down with WABC's Laura Behnke to discusses the Knicks' playoff chances, getting Amar'e Stoudemire involved and Carmelo Anthony's metamorphosis.
Knicks Sweep Five-Game HomestandFeb 4Highlight Of The Night: Tyson Chandler grabbed 20 rebounds for the third straight night to help the Knicks defeat the Pistons
Don Banks: What's next for Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ersFeb 4NEW ORLEANS -- Having snapped the NFC's three-year Super Bowl winning streak, but continued the NFL's recent trend of seeing a lower-seeded hot team ride postseason momentum all the way to the parade-planning stage, the Baltimore Ravens stand astride th…
Clayton: Early Super Bowl favorites for 2013Feb 4Can the Ravens and 49ers get back? Don't count on it. Here are five teams that should be Super Bowl threats in 2013, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Imperfect and slowed, but Lewis ends career on top with RavensFeb 4NEW ORLEANS -- You don't have to buy everything that Ray Lewis is selling -- and plenty of people don't, me included -- to enjoy the storybook ending that was his "last ride.''
Don Banks: Much-maligned Lewis ends career on top with RavensFeb 4NEW ORLEANS -- You don't have to buy everything that Ray Lewis is selling -- and plenty of people don't, me included -- to enjoy the storybook ending that was his "last ride.''