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James Harden scored a career-high 46 points and Jeremy Lin added 29 as the Houston Rockets mounted a furious fourth-quarter comeback for a 122-119 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Turning It On: The Pacers' offense showed up in style in their 1…The Pacers' offense showed up in style in their 125-91 blowout of the East rival Knicks. Indiana isn't known for its scoring, but that's what's clicking right now, says Rob Mahoney.Upvote Share Tweet
Can't keep Pace: Slow, unorganized Knicks blown out by IndianaEffort, heart and pride are three qualities the Knicks were sorely lacking Wednesday night as Mike Woodson’s reeling team was embarrassed by a more athletic and disciplined Indiana Pacers team. The final score, 125-91, doesn’t even begin to tell the sUpvote Share Tweet
Yankees have enough concerns with aging and injured roster, now Phil Hughes' back injury moves to the forefrontFrom the moment the spring training gates flew open at Steinbrenner Field, the Yankee brass began holding its breath and crossing its fingers about the physical state of its creaky roster. Every Derek Jeter fielding play, every pitch and wind sprint by …Upvote Share Tweet
Knocked-Down Knicks: There's no end in sight for the Knicks' recent st…There's no end in sight for the Knicks' recent struggles. Paul George scored 27 points as Indiana handed East rival New York a 125-91 loss for the Knicks' fourth loss in five games.Upvote Share TweetThis is it. The very least amount of hair a man can be covered in and still considered to have a mustache and the very most amount of hair a man can be covered in and still be counted among those walking upright and having moved on from dwelling in cave…Upvote Share TweetBRADENTON, Fla. (AP) For the first time in his career, A.J. Burnett is getting the call on opening day.Upvote Share TweetTwo of the NFL's best cornerbacks have taken to Twitter to air out their differences.Upvote Share Tweet
NBA Trade Rumors: Brooklyn Nets Want Paul Pierce, Make Terrible OfferI guess you can’t hurt the Brooklyn Nets for trying. Like pretty much every other team in the NBA, they believe that their standing would be enhanced significantly by the presence of Paul Pierce in their lineup. Add to that the fact that whether they arUpvote Share Tweetthejetsblog.com Feb 20, 2013Yesterday, there was a very telling note from Rich Cimini on the lack of work between the Jets and Dustin Keller as the two sides prepare to meet. The two sides have yet to exchange proposals, the source said, but Keller is someone the Jets should think…Upvote Share TweetIt’s no surprise that the Jets are done with quarterback Tim Tebow. It will be a major surprise if they get anything in return for the remainder of his 2010 first-round contract. Still, they’ll try. Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com reports that theUpvote Share Tweet
NBA Trade Rumors Roundup: The Top 5 Stories Before The DeadlineWith the NBA’s trade deadline less than 24 hours away from arriving, trade rumors are rampant around the league. Here are the 5 biggest stories we’re tracking. *** *** *** 5. THE NEW YORK KNICKS WON’T BUDGE The Knicks’ rise this season was fast, bUpvote Share Tweet
Pineda pleads no contest in August DUI caseTAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has pleaded no contest to driving under the influence.Upvote Share Tweet
Knicks don't need trade to be contenders: WoodyEven if the Knicks fail to make a move prior to Thursday's 3 p.m. trading deadline, Mike Woodson is confident his current roster can make a run at a NBA championship. But only under one condition.Upvote Share Tweetgiantsfootballblog.com Feb 20, 2013The Kansas City Chiefs released tight end Kevin Boss, as well as wide receiver Steve Breaston, as new head coach Andy Reid attempts to overhaul the roster. With the uncertainty surrounding the Giants’ tight end position, Boss might become a cheap candidUpvote Share Tweet
Don’t Call it a Comebackthejetsblog.com Feb 20, 2013Could some of the players the Jets just cut be returning to the fold in 2013? Possibly, writes Kristian Dyer who had some very juicy nuggets in today’s Metro on who might return and who Jets fans can expect to move on in 2013. Emphasis is mine. BarUpvote Share TweetRobinson Cano's agent and the New York Yankees have discussed reaching a long-term contract before the star second baseman hits the free-agent market after this season.Upvote Share Tweet
NBA Trade Rumors: Oklahoma City Thunder Discussing Kendrick Perkins DealAccording to NBA trade rumors, the Phoenix Suns have been one of the most active teams heading into tomorrow’s NBA trade deadline. There have been pieces floating around the internet that they’ve been discussing moving Jermaine O’Neal to the KnicksUpvote Share TweetWith great success comes great pressure. The Redskins were 2012's Cinderella, but the stakes are now higher. Matt Gagne lays out how to build upon last season's breakout.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Feb 20, 2013Mets prospect Zack Wheeler appears unfazed by his first Major League camp, but that could partially be because of the way his talent developed.Upvote Share TweetFORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have acquired Mike Carp from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later or cash.Upvote Share Tweet
Osi Umenyiora engaged to Miss Universeyahoo.com Feb 20, 2013It's good to be Osi Umenyiora. One year ago, the New York Giants defensive end was celebrating his second Super Bowl ring when he was introduced to Leila Lopes, a.k.a. Miss Universe 2011, during New York City's fashion week. The two started dating short…Upvote Share Tweet
Muscle Strain to Limit Murphy's Trainingnytimes.com Feb 20, 2013Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy will be limited to riding a stationary bike by a right intercostal muscle strain.Upvote Share Tweet
Puello chooses not to talk about Biogenisis linkMLB.com Feb 20, 2013Mets prospect Cesar Puello on Wednesday chose not to comment on an ESPN report connecting him to a South Florida clinic that has been linked to performance-enhancing drugs.Upvote Share Tweetgiantsfootballblog.com Feb 20, 2013According to Ian Rappoport of NFL.com, Giants CEO John Mara has said the Giants will probably not be using the franchise tag on any of their impending free agents this winter. owner John Mara tells me his team will "probably not" administer th…Upvote Share TweetAs one of the disappointing cornerstones of the Brooklyn Nets, Joe Johnson has received his fair share of negative criticism this season, and not just after being dragged into ridiculous arguments about LeBron James. Yet, despite his 42.7 percent mark f…Upvote Share Tweet
Former Jets could find home with BillsLast week, the AFC East blog examined the possibility of the Buffalo Bills going after projected New York Jets castoffs. We mentioned Calvin Pace and Bart Scott as two Jets likely to be released. On Tuesday, that projection became a reality as New York …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Feb 20, 2013The felony assault case of Patriots CB Alfonzo Dennard is now before a jury. The Bills have re-signed offensive lineman Colin Brown. Do the Dolphins have what it takes to fix their problems on both sides of the ball? Here’s a look at some of the quarterUpvote Share TweetTom Coughlin never talks of retirement, rarely even breathes a word about the end of his coaching career being near. But on Tuesday, one of his players did that for him. Giants defensive back Terrell Thomas, in an appearance on the NFL Network’s “NFLUpvote Share Tweet
Knicks look to stick with what worksWith 50 games and the All-Star break under their belt, the Knicks are looking to stay the course that has them in first place in the Atlantic Division and 14 games over .500.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees have problem at catcher with average Francisco Cervelli and Chris Stewart and young Austin Romine as options behind theThat famous Casey Stengel line “You have to have a catcher or else you’re gonna have a lot of passed balls” seems never more applicable than this spring in Yankeeland South, where a group of flawed and marginal receivers are all vying for the rightUpvote Share Tweet
Nets Hold Off Bucks, 97-94Feb 20Big fourth quarter lifts Nets past Bucks.
Pacers Take Laugher Over KnicksFeb 20Pacers outscore Knicks by 34 points, handing New York their third straight loss.
NFL32OT: To Franchise or Not To FranchiseFeb 20Episode 272: Adam Schefter breaks down Joe Flacco's contract negotiations and whether the Patriots will use their franchise tag on Wes Welker. The NFL32 crew talk with Seahawks' Richard Sherman about his argument with Darrelle Revis via Twitter.
Revis, Sherman Twitter FeudFeb 20Richard Sherman joins NFL32 to discuss Twitter argument with Darrelle Revis.
Adande: Lakers-Celtics game just can't compare to a passing greatFeb 20The Celtics-Lakers game felt secondary to everything after the death of Jerry Buss.