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Gay's season-high 32 guide Raptors by Knicks

Gay's season-high 32 guide Raptors by Knicks

ESPN.com CNNSI.com nydailynews.com Updated Feb 22, 2013
Rudy Gay scored a season-high 32 points, DeMar DeRozan had 18 and the Toronto Raptors beat New York 100-98 on Friday night, handing the slumping Knicks their season-worst fourth straight loss.
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  • Rockets take down Nets for 13th straight time

    Rockets take down Nets for 13th straight time

    ESPN.com nba.com CNNSI.com Feb 22, 2013
    James Harden and Carlos Delfino each scored 22 points, and the Houston Rockets tied their longest winning streak against any opponent by beating the Brooklyn Nets for the 13th straight time, 106-96 on Friday night.
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  • Giants coach Coughlin, 66, still has no retirement plan

    Giants coach Coughlin, 66, still has no retirement plan

    He still gets up at 5:15 every morning to hit the weight room. He still comes back for cardio every afternoon. The “energy’s still flowing good,” he says, and he can’t imagine a time when that won’t be true.
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  • Left shoulder woes of NY Mets pitcher Johan Santana a sure sign…

    Left shoulder woes of NY Mets pitcher Johan Santana a sure sign of spring

    The Mets are being careful to call this a conditioning issue for Johan Santana, not a medical or, in their words, “structural’’ issue. But they can call it anything they want - it’s clear that something isn’t right with his left shoulder.
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  • Omer Asik Stops, Spins and Slams

    Omer Asik Stops, Spins and Slams

    dimemag.com Feb 22, 2013
    Omer Asik shows off some fancy footwork as he stops, spins and slams.The post Omer Asik Stops, Spins and Slams appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.
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  • Chris Canty set for visits with Packers and Jaguars

    Chris Canty set for visits with Packers and Jaguars

    profootballtalk.com Feb 22, 2013
    Defensive lineman Chris Canty has gotten an offer from the Titans since his release from the Giants, but he’s not ready to stop looking for a new team to call his own. Mike Garafolo of USA Today reports that Canty will visit with the Packers and Jaguars
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  • Valentine hired as Sacred Heart athletics director

    Valentine hired as Sacred Heart athletics director

    CNNSI.com Feb 22, 2013
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) -- Former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine has been hired as the athletics director at Sacred Heart University.
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  • Rivera Pitches and Posada Jokes

    Rivera Pitches and Posada Jokes

    nytimes.com Feb 22, 2013
    While his former battery-mate watched, the Yankees' closer threw his first live batting practice since injuring his knee.
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  • Salley Offers a Healthy Assist

    Salley Offers a Healthy Assist

    nytimes.com Feb 22, 2013
    John Salley, a 6-foot-11 power forward and center, became a vegetarian in January 1991 after he felt he had to make changes in his lifestyle.
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  • Previewing AFC East draft picks

    Previewing AFC East draft picks

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    The Miami Dolphins are at the top, the New England Patriots are on the bottom, and the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills are somewhere in between. That pretty much sums up the 2013 draft capital in the AFC East. Here are the total draft picks for each div…
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  • Terrance Ganaway making sandwiches while Rams are off

    Terrance Ganaway making sandwiches while Rams are off

    profootballtalk.com Feb 22, 2013
    Some NFL players own Jimmy John’s outlets to help generate non-football income, but one player is working at one part-time in the offseason after his rookie year. Running back Terrance Ganaway played three games in St. Louis last season after the Jets w
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  • Jeter gradually ramping up spring workouts

    Jeter gradually ramping up spring workouts

    MLB.com Feb 22, 2013
    On the eve of the Yankees' first Grapefruit League game, Derek Jeter provided a brief update on his progress as he works his way back from offseason surgery on his left ankle.
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  • Girardi sets travel roster for Grapefruit opener

    Girardi sets travel roster for Grapefruit opener

    MLB.com Feb 22, 2013
    The Yankees have set their travel roster for Saturday's Grapefruit League opener, against the Braves in Lake Buena Vista. As manager Joe Girardi said on Thursday, the starting lineup will include first baseman Mark Teixeira, second baseman Robinson Cano…
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  • D-Will reveals 3rd round of shots, expects more

    D-Will reveals 3rd round of shots, expects more

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams told reporters Friday he received his third set of cortisone shots in both of his ankles on Thursday, and said he'll "probably" receive another set before the playoffs begin.
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  • From the big leagues to the big screen: Movie appearances by al…

    From the big leagues to the big screen: Movie appearances by all 30 MLB teams

    yahoo.com Feb 22, 2013
    With the Academy Awards coming up on Sunday, the challenge posed to us was a simple one: Could we find a movie appearance or mention for all 30 Major League Baseball teams? A lot of the top teams would be easy. The Yankees, Red Sox and Cubs, for instanc…
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  • New Orleans Saints 2013 Offseason Preview

    New Orleans Saints 2013 Offseason Preview

    CNNSI.com Feb 22, 2013
    It was the D, not the bounty saga, that doomed the Saints in 2012. In comes Rob Ryan and his 3-4, but that won't be enough without upgrades to the roster, Matt Gagne says.
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  • Is Rex Ryan destined to fail?

    Is Rex Ryan destined to fail?

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    Rex Ryan addressed the media at the NFL combine Thursday as only a shell of the brash, supremely confident coach he once was. Just two years ago, Ryan stepped to the podium and guaranteed the combine media in Indianapolis that the New York Jets would wi…
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  • Bills pick order round by round

    Bills pick order round by round

    buffalobills.com Feb 22, 2013
    The NFL released their round by round order prior to the addition of compensatory picks, which will be awarded some time next month. Buffalo has six total draft choices. They will be part of a three team rotation round by round with the Bills, Jets and …
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  • Does Trading Revis Mean It’s a Rebuild?

    Does Trading Revis Mean It’s a Rebuild?

    thejetsblog.com yahoo.com Feb 22, 2013
    Ian Rapoport writes for NFL.com that there’s a lot of rumors circulating during the first few days of the Combine, one of which we are all too aware of revolving around the Jets. How serious are the New York Jets about trading star cornerback Darrelle R
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  • Rivera throws BP for first time since knee injury

    Rivera throws BP for first time since knee injury

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera cleared another hurdle in his recovery from knee surgery Friday morning when he faced hitters for the first time since his injury in a live batting practice session.
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  • Chris Snee had hip surgery, no return date set

    Chris Snee had hip surgery, no return date set

    profootballtalk.com Feb 22, 2013
    Giants guard Chris Snee put off hip surgery until after he played in the Pro Bowl and he finally got the operation done earlier this week. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports that Snee had a torn labrum and bone chips in his hip dealt wit…
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Feb 22, 2013
    The Bills need to have a contingency plan if TE Scott Chandler isn’t ready to go next season. A look at where the Dolphins will pick and how they acquired some of the picks. Will the Patriots be adding more help at tight end? Saying that you never know
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  • Draftniks Don’t Understand Giants Draft Philosophy

    Draftniks Don’t Understand Giants Draft Philosophy

    giantsfootballblog.com Feb 22, 2013
    Reading all of this conjecture on the net about who the Giants will draft this spring and what they need in this draft to improve their roster has my head spinning. I think most “prognosticators” forget that these are the Giants, a team that builds th
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  • Dwight Freeney to Jets is a pipe dream

    Dwight Freeney to Jets is a pipe dream

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    Former Indianapolis Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney says it would be great to play in New York, either as a member of the Giants or the Jets. "Big Blue" seems reasonable, considering the Giants’ love for pass-rushers. But Freeney to the Jets is nothi
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  • Spring headlines: Exhibition games begin; A-Rod issues statemen…

    Spring headlines: Exhibition games begin; A-Rod issues statement; Yankees shake up outfield

    yahoo.com Feb 22, 2013
    Here is Friday's top headline for any baseball fan: It's game day. Professional teams are playing against each other! You've waited so long for this to be here again, and now it is. It's like you've been on a diet for five months and today you get to ea…
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  • Yankees great Yogi Berra says Bombers need to find a way to get…

    Yankees great Yogi Berra says Bombers need to find a way to get Eduardo Nunez's bat in the lineup in 2013

    nydailynews.com Feb 22, 2013
    Though he is not at Yankee spring training for the first time since his reconciliation with George Steinbrenner in 1999, Yogi Berra is said to check in frequently with Ron Guidry and his loyal posse of camp instructor pals, offering opinions and observa…
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  • David Wright, who has NY Mets mega-contract, more assertive wit…

    David Wright, who has NY Mets mega-contract, more assertive with age and speaking his mind

    nydailynews.com Feb 22, 2013
    David Wright is 30 now, engaged, in possession of what amounts to a Met-for-life contract, and suddenly he is sounding like a man who is becoming more assertive with age, willing to speak his mind for the good of baseball as well as his ballclub.
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  • Video - Rockets Take Down Nets For 13th Straight Time 00:57

    Rockets Take Down Nets For 13th Straight Time

    Feb 22
    James Harden, Carlos Delfino help Rockets top Nets.
  • Video - Rudy Gay Leads Raptors With 32 Points 00:56

    Rudy Gay Leads Raptors With 32 Points

    Feb 22
    Raptors hold off Knicks, 100-98.
  • Video - New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin addresses his future 02:15

    New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin addresses his future

    Feb 22
    New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin speaks to the media about his player's injuries, a rumor that he only has one year left and the difficulty of cutting running back Ahmad Bradshaw.
  • Video - Giants Combine Report 03:05

    Giants Combine Report

    Feb 22
    Rich Cimini and Ohm Youngmisuk deliver the latest news from the 2013 NFL Combine

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Traditional pocket passers becoming extinct? Don't tell this QB…

    Feb 22
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Perhaps the irony of the NFL's incoming quarterback class on display here at the scouting combine is that while the read-option trend seems to be the wave of the future within the league, the future clearly isn't now. At least not in ter…
  • 2013 NFL combine -- Friday observations about offseason, Weeden and more

    Feb 22
    Will the NFL push back the dates on the offseason? Not if the players' union has anything to say about it, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Baltimore Ravens 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 22
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.