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deadspin.com Updated Jan 7, 2013
Kate Upton just destroyed the Jets and Notre Dame on Twitter. As of this writing, Alabama is dominating Notre Dame 42-7. So, really, there's no sense trying to say something biting here because she's right. She's goddamned right. More »Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Pierce scored 23 points, and the Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks 102-96 on Monday night in a heated first meeting of the season between the Atlantic Division rivals.Upvote Share Tweet
Knicks Insider: Iman nearly over the ShumpIman Shumpert is expected to be given clearance to resume practicing on a full-time basis after the second- year guard met with team doctors on Monday. “We’ll see how the tests went,” Mike Woodson said. “He’s getting close, that’s all I can teUpvote Share TweetCarmelo Anthony couldn’t beat Kevin Garnett and the Celtics on the court, so he was intent on settling a score in the bowels of Madison Square Garden. Anthony waited for Garnett near the Celtics bus following Boston’s emotionally charged 102-96 victorUpvote Share TweetAt the Jets’ Tuesday press extravaganza, someone will ask Rex Ryan about that tattoo of his wife Michelle wearing a Mark Sanchez jersey. Eyes will roll and inquiring minds will wonder what this all has to do with football and Gang Green’s future.Upvote Share TweetIn what could be the start of a shakeup to Rex Ryan's coaching staff, the New York Jets have parted ways with quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh, a league source confirmed Monday.Upvote Share TweetWith the coaches returning to work today amid uncertainty, the Jets have granted defensive coordinator Mike Pettine permission to speak with the Buffalo Bills according to Conor Orr of The Star-Ledger. Pettine has received permission from #Jets to inter…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Bills to interview Tucker for DCbuffalobills.com Updated Jan 7, 2013CBS Sports Jason LaCanfora is reporting that Jaguars defensive coordinator Mel Tucker is free to interview with the Bills for their defensive coordinator position. Bills have been granted permission to interview Jags coordinator Mel Tucker for their DC …Upvote Share Tweet
Alderson expects offseason to pick up paceMLB.com Updated Jan 7, 2013Sandy Alderson expects the Mets' offseason to pick up the pace, but the general manager said the club isn't close to any deal for a pitcher.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 7, 2013Lance Berkman accepted the Texas Rangers this time, and is returning to his home state to be their designated hitter in what likely will be the last stop of his career.Upvote Share Tweet
Rajon Rondo out vs. Knicks, suspended for bumping ref, ‘failure to cooperate’ with investigation (VIDEO)yahoo.com Updated Jan 7, 2013The NBA announced Monday afternoon that Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended one game without pay "for making contact with a game official and failure to cooperate with a league investigation." He'll serve his suspension o…Upvote Share Tweet
Cervelli fine after whiplash playing in VenezuelaMLB.com Updated Jan 7, 2013Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli suffered a whiplash injury on a foul tip while catching in the Venezuelan Winter League and traveled to Tampa, Fla., last week to be examined by the organization.Upvote Share Tweet
Cashman says Jeter still on target for openerNew York insists Derek Jeter will be ready to go when the Yankees open their regular season at home on April 1 against the Boston Red Sox.Upvote Share TweetCALDWELL INTRIGUE!!! I'm told by a knowledgeable source that falcons player personnel director is likely to take Jags OR Jets GM job shortly. May have a choice- Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) January 07, 2013 Brian Bassett, theJetsBlog.comOK then. So thUpvote Share Tweet
David Lee and the Warriors' ResurgenceDavid Lee, the former Knick, is averaging 19.9 points, 10.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists a game for the Golden State Warriors.Upvote Share Tweet
Who’s the Commanding Officer Here? // Ain’t You?Back to work seems to be the ordre du jour today in Florham Park … but it’s probably getting a little â™« awk-ward!!! â™« #Jets coaching staff returned to work today after a week off. No staff mtg scheduled, no nothing. Everybody just waiting.-Upvote Share Tweet
Blue Horseshoe Hates PSLOuch. Jets fans seem to be buying high and selling low when it comes to their PSLs. An owner of four “Coaches Club” PSLs behind the Jets bench paid $30,000 for each seat but is now trying to unload them for $12,000 a pop. Another holder of two nearbUpvote Share Tweet
Knicks' Anthony, Rockets' Harden named Players of the Weeknba.com Updated Jan 7, 2013The New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony and the Houston Rockets' James Harden today were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 31 through Sunday, Jan. 6.Upvote Share TweetThe Syracuse mafia from amongst the Jets press will be deep in their cups tonight, it’s official that Doug Marrone has been hired away from Syracuse to head to the Bills. The Buffalo Bills named Syracuse’s Doug Marrone as their new head coach, the teaUpvote Share Tweetgiantsfootballblog.com Updated Jan 7, 2013The NFL today announced the five finalists for the 2012 GMC “Never Say Never Moment of the Year” — the best moment or play of the year that represents determination and perseverance. Giants’ WR Victor Cruz is in the running. From the NFL: The winnUpvote Share TweetThe way their season ended, with safety Kenny Phillips on the shelf and cornerback Corey Webster looking diminished, the secondary is an issue the New York Giants obviously plan to address this offseason. One of the names that has come up is that of Ter…Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys, Giants have a similar problemSo I was sitting here on Redskins playoff detox, catching up on the division's other teams, and I got to reading this Calvin Watkins item on the Dallas Cowboys' running game. And it got me thinking about the New York Giants' running game, which has a si…Upvote Share Tweet
Roundup: What You Missed The Weekend Some Bros Snuck Into The Knicks Locker Roomdeadspin.com Updated Jan 7, 2013A Group Of Bros Infiltrated The Knicks Locker Room, Asked Gregg Popovich About J.R. Smith, And Got Kicked Out After Snapping A Picture Of Half-Naked Carmelo | The conclusions are obvious. If you act like you belong, you do belong. Read » More »Upvote Share Tweet
GM Watch: Twists and TurnsSpartan mothers would tell their sons on their way to battle, “come home with your shield or on it.” Best believe that’s in the forefront of our mind this week. While we’re sticking with our story that the Jets have the major points of a deal inUpvote Share Tweetgiantsfootballblog.com Updated Jan 7, 2013Good morning. The first Monday in many months we come to you with very little Giants-related news. A little depressing, I know….. **The Giants announced over the weekend they were no longer going to hold training camp at the University of Albany. Camp wUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 7, 2013The Bills are “swinging for the fences” by hiring Doug Marrone as their next head coach. Dave Hyde of the Sun-Sentinel looks at the Dolphins legacy of Nick Saban. Recent playoff experience against the Jets should remind the Patriots that regular seasoUpvote Share Tweet
Looking Ahead to Jets' News Conference TuesdayChanges are coming to the Jets, but it looks as if they may not have a new general manager by Tuesday after all.Upvote Share TweetOregon's coach has a history of waiting for the perfect fit and turning down enticing offers, like one from Giants Coach Tom Coughlin.Upvote Share Tweet
No shirt-ing, Rex's Jets wife tattoo now available in a 'T'Rex Ryan will forever wear his wife, Michelle, on his right arm. Now, you can wear her on your chest. Inspired by the Daily News’ exclusive photo of Ryan’s inked tribute to his wife, Darren Meenan of Crosstown New York has designed a T-shirt all fansUpvote Share Tweet
Celtics Win Physical Battle With KnicksJan 7Paul Pierce scores 23 points as Celtics top Knicks for their third straight win.
Tyson Chandler Lift-OffJan 7J.R. Smith finds Tyson Chandler for monster slam in loss to Celtics.
NFL mailbag -- Carryover rules impact cap strategyJan 7The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
Sources -- Dallas Mavericks to ink veteran guard Mike JamesJan 7The Mavericks plan to sign Mike James to a 10-day contract, sources said.
Dallas Mavericks ink veteran guard Mike JamesJan 7The Mavericks have signed Mike James to a 10-day contract.
Peter King: RGIII injury closes the curtain on ugly Wild-Card WeekendJan 7Before we examine the final Ray Day in Baltimore and the Shanahan-RGIII race to blame in Washington (and elsewhere) and what in the world got into Chip Kelly, this observation about Wild-Card Weekend: That was some lousy football. It got me to thinking …