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Kate Upton Throws Some Shade At Notre Dame And The Jets During …

Kate Upton Throws Some Shade At Notre Dame And The Jets During BCS Championship

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 »
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  • Pierce guides Rondo-less Celtics past Knicks

    Pierce guides Rondo-less Celtics past Knicks

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    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.
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  • Knicks Insider: Iman nearly over the Shump

    Knicks Insider: Iman nearly over the Shump

    nydailynews.com Jan 7, 2013
    Iman 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 te
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  • BUS YOU UP: Knicks' Melo stalks KG in bowels of Garden after lo…

    BUS YOU UP: Knicks' Melo stalks KG in bowels of Garden after loss

    nydailynews.com Jan 7, 2013
    Carmelo 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 victor
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  • NY Jets coach Rex Ryan will have to answer for tattoo and cries…

    NY Jets coach Rex Ryan will have to answer for tattoo and cries of invasion of privacy are silly

    nydailynews.com Jan 7, 2013
    At 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.
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  • Source: Jets cut ties with QB coach Cavanaugh

    Source: Jets cut ties with QB coach Cavanaugh

    In 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.
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  • Jets Grant Pettine Permission to Speak With Buffalo

    Jets Grant Pettine Permission to Speak With Buffalo

    With 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…
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  • Report: Bills to interview Tucker for DC

    Report: Bills to interview Tucker for DC

    buffalobills.com Jan 7, 2013
    CBS 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 …
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  • Alderson expects offseason to pick up pace

    Alderson expects offseason to pick up pace

    MLB.com Jan 7, 2013
    Sandy 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.
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  • Berkman to Rangers deal complete after physical

    Berkman to Rangers deal complete after physical

    CNNSI.com Jan 7, 2013
    Lance 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.
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  • Rajon Rondo out vs. Knicks, suspended for bumping ref, ‘failure…

    Rajon Rondo out vs. Knicks, suspended for bumping ref, ‘failure to cooperate’ with investigation (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Jan 7, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Cervelli fine after whiplash playing in Venezuela

    Cervelli fine after whiplash playing in Venezuela

    MLB.com Jan 7, 2013
    Yankees 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.
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  • Cashman says Jeter still on target for opener

    Cashman says Jeter still on target for opener

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    New 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.
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  • GM Watch: Caldwell at a Decision Point?

    GM Watch: Caldwell at a Decision Point?

    CALDWELL 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 th
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  • David Lee and the Warriors' Resurgence

    David Lee and the Warriors' Resurgence

    nytimes.com Jan 7, 2013
    David Lee, the former Knick, is averaging 19.9 points, 10.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists a game for the Golden State Warriors.
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  • Who’s the Commanding Officer Here? // Ain’t You?

    Who’s the Commanding Officer Here? // Ain’t You?

    thejetsblog.com Jan 7, 2013
    Back to work seems to be the ordre du jour today in Florham Park  … but it’s probably getting a little ♫ awk-ward!!! â™« #Jets coaching staff returned to work today after a week off. No staff mtg scheduled, no nothing. Everybody just waiting.-
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  • Blue Horseshoe Hates PSL

    Blue Horseshoe Hates PSL

    thejetsblog.com Jan 7, 2013
    Ouch.  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 nearb
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  • Knicks' Anthony, Rockets' Harden named Players of the Week

    Knicks' Anthony, Rockets' Harden named Players of the Week

    nba.com Jan 7, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Former Jets OL Coach Doug Marrone Hired by Buffalo

    Former Jets OL Coach Doug Marrone Hired by Buffalo

    thejetsblog.com Jan 7, 2013
    The 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 tea
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  • Cruz Nominated For “Never Say Never Moment”

    Cruz Nominated For “Never Say Never Moment”

    The 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 winn
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  • Could Terrell Thomas return to Giants?

    Could Terrell Thomas return to Giants?

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Cowboys, Giants have a similar problem

    Cowboys, Giants have a similar problem

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    So 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…
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  • Roundup: What You Missed The Weekend Some Bros Snuck Into The K…

    Roundup: What You Missed The Weekend Some Bros Snuck Into The Knicks Locker Room

    deadspin.com Jan 7, 2013
    A 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 »
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  • GM Watch: Twists and Turns

    GM Watch: Twists and Turns

    thejetsblog.com Jan 7, 2013
    Spartan 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 in
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  • Fennelly on Football: Ross to Jets? Vikings, Redskins Make Ques…

    Fennelly on Football: Ross to Jets? Vikings, Redskins Make Questionable Moves

    Good 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 w
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    The 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 seaso
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  • Looking Ahead to Jets' News Conference Tuesday

    Looking Ahead to Jets' News Conference Tuesday

    nytimes.com Jan 7, 2013
    Changes are coming to the Jets, but it looks as if they may not have a new general manager by Tuesday after all.
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  • Why Chip Kelly May Be Waiting for Belichick to Retire

    Why Chip Kelly May Be Waiting for Belichick to Retire

    nytimes.com Jan 7, 2013
    Oregon's coach has a history of waiting for the perfect fit and turning down enticing offers, like one from Giants Coach Tom Coughlin.
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  • No shirt-ing, Rex's Jets wife tattoo now available in a 'T'

    No shirt-ing, Rex's Jets wife tattoo now available in a 'T'

    nydailynews.com Jan 7, 2013
    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 fans
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  • Video - Celtics Win Physical Battle With Knicks 00:58

    Celtics Win Physical Battle With Knicks

    Jan 7
    Paul Pierce scores 23 points as Celtics top Knicks for their third straight win.
  • Video - Tyson Chandler Lift-Off 00:24

    Tyson Chandler Lift-Off

    Jan 7
    J.R. Smith finds Tyson Chandler for monster slam in loss to Celtics.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL mailbag -- Carryover rules impact cap strategy

    Jan 7
    The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
  • Sources -- Dallas Mavericks to ink veteran guard Mike James

    Jan 7
    The Mavericks plan to sign Mike James to a 10-day contract, sources said.
  • Dallas Mavericks ink veteran guard Mike James

    Jan 7
    The Mavericks have signed Mike James to a 10-day contract.
  • Peter King: RGIII injury closes the curtain on ugly Wild-Card Weekend

    Jan 7
    Before 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 …