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NY Giants GM Jerry Reese has the track record to back up cutting Michael Boley, Chris Canty, and Ahmad Bradshaw
nydailynews.com giantsgab.com giantsfootballblog.com ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 6, 2013
You can say this for GM Jerry Reese: He has earned the trust of Giants fans because he has helped build two Super Bowl champions. Reese is able to distance himself from the emotional aspect of the NFL by saying goodbye to Bradshaw, whom he drafted in 20…Upvote Share Tweet
nydailynews.com Updated Feb 6, 2013You can say this for GM Jerry Reese: He has earned the trust of Giants fans because he has helped build two Super Bowl champions. Reese is able to distance himself from the emotional aspect of the NFL by saying goodbye to Bradshaw, whom he drafted in 20…Upvote Share Tweet
Lopez-led Nets win first at Detroit since 2006ESPN.com Updated Feb 6, 2013Brook Lopez had 17 points, and the Brooklyn Nets won at Detroit for the first time since 2006, holding off the Pistons 93-90 on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Mickey Mantle’s $1,150 bonus check from Yankees up for auctionyahoo.com Updated Feb 6, 2013This might be the coolest piece of auction memorabilia The Stew has ever publicized: The $1,150 check Mickey Mantle received from the New York Yankees to cover his signing bonus in 1949. If that price sounds a little low for Mickey Mantle (even in 1949,…Upvote Share TweetThe Knicks' five-game winning streak went kaput on Wednesday night because they tried to outscore the Washington Wizards and ultimately couldn’t. Instead, they were sliced apart by a new and improved John Wall and ended up losing, 106-96.Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers’ Pau Gasol out indefinitely with partial right plantar fascia tear, could miss 6 to 8 weeks (VIDEO)Most NBA fans feared the worst as soon as we heard Los Angeles Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol say he "felt a pop" in the plantar fascia (the connective tissue on the sole) of his right foot during the fourth quarter of L.A.'s 92-83 road win o…Upvote Share Tweet
‘Shutdown Corner’ offseason TPS report: New York Jetsyahoo.com Updated Feb 6, 2013Over the next few weeks, "Shutdown Corner" will pay homage to "Office Space" (TPS reports) as we take a quick look back at each team's 2012 season and a look at what lies ahead for the 2013 offseason. We continue our tour in the AFC …Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Updated Feb 6, 2013It became apparent, as the season wore on, that the Jets simply were not going to trust Tim Tebow to throw the ball. In fact, it became apparent they didn't trust him to do anything but simply run straight up the middle or protect the punter. That fact …Upvote Share TweetRasheed Wallace is comfortable addressing the future of his former teammates in Boston, professing his love for Larry Brown and discussing the pain of twice losing a Game 7 of the NBA Finals.Upvote Share Tweet
Prioritizing Free Agencythejetsblog.com Updated Feb 6, 2013We’re going to start doing a lot more intensive looking at the NFL Draft in the coming days and weeks, but of course free agency comes before the draft. Here’s three spots in no particular order that the Jets might try and target players at once frUpvote Share Tweet
The Jets' New Special Teams Coach Once Got Doinked On The Head By A Botched Snapdeadspin.com Updated Feb 6, 2013Before there was the buttfumble, there was this, from 1993: Jets holder Louie Aguiar hilariously getting knocked in the head by a Roger Duffy snap on an attempted field goal. The ball was recovered by the Redskins. The play was so ridiculous, so Jetsie,…Upvote Share TweetMichael Boley was a productive outside linebacker for the Giants the past four seasons, especially down the stretch in 2011 — the Giants’ most recent Super Bowl winning season. But football is a business, and with the imminent salary cap issues the GiUpvote Share Tweet
Sapp was concerned he wouldn’t make it to the Hall of Fameprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 6, 2013Warren Sapp made it to the Hall of Fame on his first try. He had doubts that it would happen. “Absolutely,” Sapp told WDAE in Tampa, via JoeBucsFan.com. Sapp was specifically concerned about his ability to eke out Giants defensive end Michael StrahaUpvote Share Tweet
Pau Gasol ‘felt a pop’ in foot during Lakers W over Nets, will have MRI on plantar fascia strain (VIDEO)On Tuesday afternoon, NBA observers were discussing Pau Gasol's recent suggestion that he could ask the Los Angeles Lakers to deal him this offseason and affirmation that he would not request such a move before the Feb. 21 trade deadline. On Tuesday nig…Upvote Share Tweet
Quick Hits: The Coaching Changesthejetsblog.com Updated Feb 6, 2013A few thoughts about the Jets coaching changes that were announced last night. Goodbye Mr. Gugs — Gugs was a little irascible with the press, so no one in the media room is sad to see him go, but he did a good job with the Jets helping the groupUpvote Share Tweet
Stairway to heaven: Polo Grounds steps coming backMLB.com Updated Feb 6, 2013The John T. Brush Stairway, by which fans made their way to the Polo Grounds from Coogan's Bluff, will be restored and renovated in this, its 100-year anniversary, thanks to a New York City project to which MLB, the Mets, Yankees and Giants contributed.Upvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Giants' retooling defenseESPN.com Updated Feb 6, 2013Washington Redskins The dude accused of assaulting Trent Williams in a Honolulu nightclub before the Pro Bowl says he's not guilty. Which is weird, since it seems like a ton of people saw what happened. But I wasn't one of them, so what do I know? Redsk…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Draft: Can Fluker Be the Guy For Giants?Offensive line is a high priority for the Giants this offseason. They are in need a young stud, especially at tackle, to come right in and start pankaking people. The buzz is that Alabama’s D.J. Fluker could be a possibility for the Blue in the first roUpvote Share Tweet
New York Giants Daily Links: Defensive Overhaul UnderwayStick with us for news and analysis as the Giants begin to reshape their roster this offseason. The new NFL year and free agency begin at 4:00pm on March 12th. Teams must be under the salary cap (which has yet to be determined) at that time. Here’s thUpvote Share Tweet
Waiting For SupermanCNNSI.com Updated Feb 6, 2013Kobe Bryant closed out the Nets 92-83, but the Lakers lost Pau Gasol in the process. With Kobe already doing all he can, L.A. needs Dwight Howard back soon, says Chris Mannix.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Feb 6, 2013Kobe, Lakers topple Nets as Howard, World Peace sitUpvote Share Tweet
Williams Records 5,000th Assist In WinFeb 6Deron Williams surpassed the 5,000-assist mark and Brook Lopez scored 17 points to lead the Nets to their first win in Detroit since 2006.
Wizards Snap Knicks' Five-Game Win StreakFeb 6Trevor Ariza and Martell Webster each drain five 3-pointers to lead Wizards to 106-96 win over Knicks.
NFL32OT: Jets Hope For Better OutcomeFeb 6Episode 264: New York Jets safety LaRon Landry discusses his preparations during the offseason and what's next for his team in the 2013 season. The NFL32 crew discusses the Giants release of Ahmad Bradshaw.
Yankees Angry With A-RodFeb 6ESPNNewYork.com's Andrew Marchand discusses the latest news surrounding Alex Rodriguez's connection to a Miami clinic.
Mike Krzyzewski still being courted by Team USA basketball, according to s…Feb 6Team USA basketball still is holding out hope that Mike Krzyzewski will remain the team's coach, according to sources.
NFL mailbag - Recovery drugs might be worth a lookFeb 6The NFL might be able do more when it comes to helping players recover from injury. Plus, answers to reader questions.