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While watching Madison Square Garden Network’s postgame show on Monday night, after the Nets beat the Knicks, 100-92, there were no expectations of hearing anything about Spero Dedes and the flap over his “c---- in the armor” reference he made the p
Share TweetWhen Rex Ryan looks back on his career, when the brash free-wheeling leader of the Jets takes a trip down memory lane, will he regret not pursuing one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history?Share TweetJeremy Lin hadn't seen anything like this. The Heat played smothering defense while LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined to score 42 points in a 102-88 rout of the Knicks.Share TweetAre you a die-hard Jets fan with a strong opinion? Have you ever dreamed of being a writer, or like posting about the Jets and their trials? Then your shot to do it is here, as JetsGab.com is one the biggest and best Jets fan sites, and and is looking f…Source: jetsgab.com
Combine Notes: Rex Ryan is making no Super Bowl promises this timeUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetINDIANAPOLIS - At last year's scouting combine, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan did what he does best: he got vocal and entertained everybody. And in that process, he guaranteed that his Jets were going to win the Super Bowl. Rex then: "I believe thisSource: yahoo.com
On A Tear: The Heat's 14-game home win streak is on the line…Updated Jan 19, 2012 Share TweetThe Heat's 14-game home win streak is on the line as LeBron James and Co. host the defending champion Mavericks. Can Dallas halt Miami's run? Follow along with TNT OverTime.Source: CNNSI.com
Steelers Show Giants What Needs to Be DoneUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetThe Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t become a pillar of strength in the NFL by being flashy. They aren’t exactly frugal, either. The operative word for them is practical. They needed to free up some cap room in order to retain some …Source: giantsfootballblog.comShare TweetRyan took full responsibility for what he called a "terrible" Jets season, then set much lower goals for the Jets in 2012 than he has in the past.Share TweetOrlando Magic center Dwight Howard called the love and appreciation New Jersey Nets fans and the organization showed him on Wednesday night "a humbling experience," but would not comment on his potential desire to join the Nets via trade or free agency.
'Linsanity' sparks trademark war over catch-phraseUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetThe fanatical frenzy surrounding New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is becoming even more Linsane.Source: nba.comShare TweetAlabama star running back Trent Richardson probably wasn't on the New York Jets' radar after the college football season. Richardson cemented his status as the nation's best tailback after rushing for 96 yards and a touchdown in a physical win over LSU …
In New Knicks Era, Stoudemire Is Not His Old SelfUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetAfter an impressive 2011, Amar'e Stoudemire of the Knicks is not a dominant force this season.Source: nytimes.com
Source: Jets Defense to Slim DownUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetMetro NY Jets beat writer Kristian Dyer tweeted some interesting information yesterday, regarding the Jets offseason conditioning plan. I just hope this doesn’t apply to Aaron Maybin..if anything, Mayhem need to bulk up.Source: thejetsblog.comShare TweetJets left tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson has restructured his contract, giving the Jets some needed cap relief. Ferguson was scheduled to earn $9.985 million in guaranteed base salary with an $11.651 million cap number in 2012. According to Mehta, Ferguso
Another New Knicks Attraction: DepthUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetWith Smith, Davis, Novak, Jeffries and the imminent return of Harrellson, the Knicks now have a deep bench.Source: nytimes.com
Jets create much-needed cap roomUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetThe New York Jets made their first significant roster move of the 2012 offseason by restructuring the contract of starting left tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson. The move will save the Jets approximately $7.5 million on this year’s salary cap, according to
Jerry Reese’s Best Draft Picks: #7 Kevin BossUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetCounting down Jerry Reese’s eleven best draft picks/ undrafted free agents Kevin Boss: Fifth Round (Pick 153), 2007 When Jeremy Shockey was carted off the field with a broken leg, many fans figured that any chances the Giants had of …Source: giantsfootballblog.com
The next UMass star? Emil Igwenagu hopes soUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetMARTINSVILLE, N.J. - Could tight end Emil Igwenagu be the next NFL star to come from the UMass program? Just two years removed from his collegiate career at UMass, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is enjoying a stellar start to his NFL career.Source: yahoo.comShare TweetThe Bills will meet with free agent WR Stevie Johnson’s agent on Friday. The Miami Herald looks at the Dolphins’ potential offseason plan. The defensive line is a draft need for the Patriots. Jets brass is prepared for the NFL Scouting Combine. TheSource: profootballtalk.com
Stephen Jones: Cowboys still think Tony Romo can win a Super BowlUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetThe Dallas Cowboys remain committed to Tony Romo as the quarterback to lead them to the Super Bowl. Although Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has said Eli Manning is the difference between the Super Bowl-winning Giants and the home-for-the-playoffs Cowboys, Jo…Source: profootballtalk.com
Breakfast links: Manning-Skins thoughtsUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetMorning. Sorry things kind of tailed off yesterday afternoon, but it was 58 degrees here, and let's just say I felt like the clubs you see in the predictions videos needed to be temporarily relocated. Ironic, no, that this is brought up here? In the lin…
NY Knicks' Jeremy Lin is showing no signs of Sports Illustrated cover jinx, even after two straight weeksUpdated Feb 23, 2012 Share TweetIf there is in fact a Sports Illustrated curse, just imagine the cruel, supernatural forces gathering with punitive fury to sabotage Knicks media sensation Jeremy Lin.Source: nydailynews.com
Heat Quiet Knicks For 8th Straight WinFeb 23Jeremy Lin and Carmelo Anthony struggle in Knicks' 102-88 loss to Heat.
From The Couch To The PenthouseFeb 23Jeremy Lin has upgraded his living arrangements, and Heat forward Chris Bosh shares some life advice for the Knicks star.
Lin's Top PlaysFeb 23ESPNNewYork.com presents the Top 10 plays from Jeremy Lin so far this season.
Spoelstra, Bosh Comment OnFeb 23For the first time since Linsanity took hold in New York; the New York Knicks will come to the AmericanAirlines Arenaâ€¦
Don Banks: 49ers' Harbaugh has unique insight on Luck, Griffin; more SnapsFeb 23INDIANAPOLIS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from day one of the NFL's underwear Olympics at Lucas Oil Stadium....
Don Banks: Rutgers WR Sanu looks to prove he can run with the best of themFeb 23INDIANAPOLIS -- You would have thought a school- and conference-record 115-catch performance as a junior last season would have done the trick quite nicely, but Rutgers receiver Mohamed Sanu arrives at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday in need of sho…
NFL Combine: Rams fielding offers for No. 2 pick and essentially RG3Feb 23If the Rams are fielding offers for the No. 2 pick, what's it mean for Robert Griffin III, John Clayton writes.
International popularity of Jeremy Lin cements NBA's role as global sportFeb 23No American pro sports league does globalization better than the NBA, and the Jeremy Lin phenomenon sweeping China and Taiwan is the latest evidence.