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LeBron James sighed and shook his head. Following practice on Wednesday, the first question posed to the Heat star was about - you guessed it - Jeremy Lin, and James acted as if he was tired of talking about the new kid on the NBA block.Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) Not much heat from the Hawks for Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks .Upvote Share TweetDwight Howard had 20 points and 17 rebounds and the Orlando Magic rolled to a 108-91 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Jeremy Lin finds himself a nice hotel to stay in, complete with a BLT baryahoo.com Updated Feb 22, 2012For a spell, while he was wondering if the New York Knicks were going to be the third NBA team to cut him in a nine-week span, Jeremy Lin was famously dividing time between teammate Landry Fields' apartment and his brother's couch. Last week we found ou…Upvote Share TweetNEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Nets forward Shawne Williams had surgery to repair an old fracture and remove two small bone fragments in his left foot Wednesday. He will miss the rest of the season.Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- New York Knicks rookie Iman Shumpert has pulled out of the slam dunk contest with an injury and will be replaced by Utah's Jeremy Evans.Upvote Share Tweet
NASCAR veteran turns to Giants for inspirationJeff Gordon stood on Lucas Oil Stadium's sidelines for Super Bowl XLVI with the upcoming Daytona 500 rooted in the back of his mind.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Feb 22, 2012You can point to New York's cupcake schedule in the days following Jeremy Lin's ascension into the Knicks rotation on Feb. 4. You can point to the minutes he plays in New York's frantic pace, as Jason Terry did on Sunday, and all the possessions he gets…Upvote Share Tweet
Ex-Giants great Carson won't run for CongressPro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Harry Carson has ruled out running for Congress as a Democrat in New Jersey.Upvote Share TweetNew Jersey Nets power forward Kris Humphries will miss Wednesday night's game against the Orlando Magic with a strained left calf, Nets coach Avery Johnson said after the team's morning shootaround.Upvote Share Tweet
Competition Committee to consider adjusting 12 men penaltyprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 22, 2012Following the 12 men on the field penalty called on the Giants late in the Super Bowl, Florio started banging the drum for the league to consider changes to the rule. The Giants didn’t pull the move intentionally, but there is nothing stopping a team frUpvote Share Tweetthejetsblog.com Updated Feb 22, 2012Recently Pro Football Focus released their list of the top 50 free agents in this year’s class. In honor of that as we head to free agency next month, we’re going to focus on some of the players that the Jets might … Continue reading â†’Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 22, 2012Giants running back Brandon Jacobs has won a pair of Super Bowl titles in seven seasons with the team. And he intends to try to make it three out of eight. “Well, I have spoken to my agent and I do expect to be fully back with the New York Giants nextUpvote Share Tweet
Which Giant Player(s) Should Get Docked?giantsfootballblog.com Updated Feb 22, 2012Put yourself in Giants’ GM Jerry Reese’s shoes. Your team just won the Super Bowl, but the immediate future is in jeopardy. Nearly half your roster is eligible for free agency, while others under contract look for pay increases. You …Upvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Dallas leadership nonsenseUp and at 'em on a combine week Wednesday. Not sure which of our division's coaches and GMs will be holding news conferences during the big event in Indy, but I believe ESPNNewYork.com and ESPNDallas.com are both staffing it, which means I'd expect to h…Upvote Share Tweet
Jeremy Lin scores new fans for NBA in NYC's Asian enclavesThe Knicks’ newest star has Lin-troduced the game of basketball to whole new crop of fans. Expats of China and Taiwan - many of whom had never seen a game before Linsanity swept up New York - are quickly turning into die-hard Knicks fans because ofUpvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and LInks for Feb 22giantsfootballblog.com Updated Feb 22, 2012The 2012 offseason begins today with the NFL Combine is Indianapolis. Here are some other tidbits for you this morning…. OT Giants’ #1 offseason priority? Carson backs out of congress race New York Giants team report Grading the 2011 New …Upvote Share Tweet
Howard, Magic Dispatch NetsFeb 22Dwight Howard had 20 points and 17 rebounds as the Magic rolled to a 108-91 victory.
Lin, D'Antoni on Knicks' WinFeb 22Jeremy Lin and Mike D'Antoni discuss the Knicks' 99-82 win over the Hawks.
Lin, Knicks Run Past HawksFeb 22Jeremy Lin scores 17 in Knicks' 99-82 win over Hawks.
NFL32OT - Episode 89Feb 22The 32 crew discusses the process of the combine and debates what the Giants need to do this offseason to increase their shot at a repeat.
Don Banks: 2012 NFL Mock Draft 2.0Feb 22The build-up to the draft seems to start in about late-November these days, but the week of the league?s annual scouting combine in Indianapolis is when it begins to really engulf us and dominate the discussion in the NFL. As I head back to Indiana once…
Here are 10 things to watch at the NFL combineFeb 22The combine should provide clarity regarding how to rank the QB and RB classes, John Clayton writes.
Celebrating the Celtics' last good moveFeb 22The Celtics celebrated the front office's last good move ... here's what transpired.