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The Jets have added a host of new candidates that will be interviewing before the end of day Friday. Jets will conduct six interviews over the next 2 days. #nyj- Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) January 10, 2013 Among them and that have been identified so farUpvote Share Tweet
Giants exec Gettlemen takes Panthers GM jobnydailynews.com Jan 9, 2013For the last 15 years, Dave Gettleman has worked behind the scenes to help build the Giants into two-time Super Bowl champions. Now he’s stepping out of the shadows to help build another team.Upvote Share TweetFor the last 15 years, Dave Gettleman has worked behind the scenes to help build the Giants into two-time Super Bowl champions. Now he’s stepping out of the shadows to help build another team. Gettleman, who most recently was the Giants’ senior pro peUpvote Share Tweet
Bradshaw’s days numbered?giantsgab.com Jan 9, 2013With the Giants heading into the off-season Giants GM Jerry Reese will have some tough decisions to make. One of his biggest decisions will be on starting RB Ahmad Bradshaw, who is scheduled to earn $3.75 million next season and $4 million the year afte…Upvote Share TweetCarmelo Anthony was suspended one game by the NBA on Wednesday for confronting Kevin Garnett after the New York Knicks' loss to Boston on Monday.Upvote Share TweetAfter interviewing four candidates for their general manager position, the Jets have decided to expand their search.Upvote Share Tweet
GM Watch: Slipping Through Their Fingers?Welp. There’s a lot going on today and none of it points to my sources that tell me Gamble is?/was? going to be the Jets choice as the next Jets GM. I am going to hold out what might amount to a fool’s hope that there’s been a bunch of intrigue andUpvote Share TweetTeam doctors have instructed Knicks coach Mike Woodson to cut Amar'e Stoudemire's minutes after the player experienced soreness in his surgically repaired left knee in Monday's loss to Boston.Upvote Share TweetGiven his pending free agency, and their tight salary cap situation, it didn’t look good for a long-term deal between the Jets and safety LaRon Landry anyway. His Week 17 tardiness probably won’t be the deciding factor, but it can’t help. AccordingUpvote Share Tweet
Section 15: Chicken Caesar SaladAn easy commute and some good food made Barclays Center a winner to a couple of Long Islanders. Now, if the Nets can hire the right coach, the couple says, the team can be the arena's equal.Upvote Share Tweet
The 5 Teammates & Coaches Who Owe Steve Nash The Mostdimemag.com Jan 9, 2013Steve Nash became just the fifth player to record 10,000 assists last night, even as his disappointing Lakers team got manhandled by Houston’s backcourt of James Harden and Jeremy Lin. But Nash has always been all about the team and making other guys beUpvote Share Tweet
Would Mario Williams be happy as OLB?ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013The Buffalo Bills made a quality hire for defensive coordinator Wednesday by nabbing Mike Pettine of the New York Jets. Pettine’s 3-4 defenses have been strong in New York the past four seasons. Mario Williams #94 DE Buffalo Bills 2012 STATS Tot46 Solo3Upvote Share Tweet
Opinion: After Monday, No. 9 Is Way Too Soon for Te’oOver the past few months we’ve seen a lot of buzz among Jets fans about looking to the draft to solve some of the Jets inside linebacker problems. With the Irish having a great year and Manti Teo having a great year for the Irish, his name seemed to cUpvote Share Tweet
State of the Giants, Part 4: The Offensegiantsfootballblog.com Jan 9, 2013Just because the Giants’ defense had glaring holes this season doesn’t mean that Big Blue’s offense has been completely exonerated for the team’s failure to make the playoffs. The offense was inconsistent all season, sometimes putting up 35-plus pUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013No players were elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Craig Biggio had the highest vote total but came up 39 votes short.Upvote Share TweetThe Pacers, who will host the Knicks on Thursday night, have kept winning without their leading scorer, Danny Granger, thanks to defense and a favorable schedule.Upvote Share TweetThe Buffalo Bills have hired former New York Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine to be their defensive coordinator, a source told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 9, 2013When the Los Angeles Lakers decided to fire Mike Brown, the name at the top of most fans' coaching wish lists was Phil Jackson. This makes sense, as Jackson led the Lakers to five NBA championships between 1999 and 2011. When the Brooklyn Nets decided t…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: The Knicks Are Interested In Signing Kenyon Martindimemag.com Jan 9, 2013The summer’s running joke was that New York was turning into the old timers’ playground. Jason Kidd. Kurt Thomas. Pablo Prigioni. When they brought Rasheed Wallace out of retirement, the Internet nearly exploded. But now they’re 23-11, Carmelo AnthoUpvote Share Tweet
Statistical notes from the 2012 seasongiantsfootballblog.com Jan 9, 2013Despite missing the post-season in 2012, the Giants did accomplish a number of feats. Here are some the important statistical tidbits from the year past. Offense The offense gained 5,687 yards, 474 yards short of the record total set in 2011. Points, …Upvote Share Tweet
Deion Branch: We’re a lot better than last yearprofootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013On the surface, there isn’t much obvious difference between this year’s Patriots team and the one that lost to the Giants in the Super Bowl last year. They won the AFC East, earned a first-round bye (albeit not the first seed) and head into their firsUpvote Share Tweet
MLB To Introduce "Interview Caps." You Know, For Interviews.deadspin.com Jan 9, 2013How funny! I was just saying to myself the other day, "MLB needs more caps. Sure, they've got home caps, road caps, alternate caps, throwback caps, second alternate caps, batting practice caps, road batting practice caps, fashion caps, and playoff …Upvote Share TweetWoody Johnson and Rex Ryan were very clear in that they were not going to make a decision yet on who would be the team’s starting quarterback in 2013, but they did say that money won’t factor into the decision. Sanchez is guaranteed $8.25 million frUpvote Share TweetLast night the Cowboys dismissal of Rob Ryan caused a stir and a lot of speculation since the Jets haven’t yet named a replacement to Mike Pettine as the team’s 2013 Defensive Coordinator. And no Rex will NOT be hiring Rob Ryan- Jay Glazer (@JayGlazUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013A year ago, third-string quarterback Greg McElroy unloaded on his own team, talking about “extremely selfish individuals” and a “really corrupt mindset within the locker room.” To hear how much things changed, you’d think the Jets were still inUpvote Share Tweetjetsgab.com Jan 9, 2013Bryan Thomas, a linebacker who played in 12 games for the Jets this season, is applying for admission into a probation program that requires no admission of guilt after being accused of assaulting his wife and possessing marijuana paraphernalia and pain…Upvote Share Tweet
Cereal Offender! Knicks star spats with Celtic for 'Cheerios' comment about estranged wifenydailynews.com Jan 9, 2013Knicks star Carmelo Anthony lost his cool after Boston Celtics bigmouth Kevin Garnett reportedly said his wife “tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios” - a dig at Anthony, who is estranged from his sweet spouse. The NBA superstars nearly came to blows MondaUpvote Share Tweet
Who's No. 1? Tom SeaverThe Mets' lone player in the Baseball Hall of Fame, Tom Seaver, was was elected in 1992 with the highest vote percentage ever, 98.8, which is higher than Babe Ruth, higher than Joe DiMaggio, higher than Mickey Mantle.Upvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony Suspended One GameJan 9Carmelo Anthony has been suspended one game for confronting Kevin Garnett in the arena tunnel.
Update on the KnicksJan 9Ian Begley and Jared Zwerling on the return of Iman Shumpert, Carmelo's feud with KG, the backcourt play of Kidd and Smith and a look at their upcoming games against the Pacers and Bulls.
Mint Condition: CC Sabathia Signature SessionJan 9Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia joins Michele Steele to discuss collecting sports memorabilia as well as demonstrating how he signs his autograph.
Sabathia Talks YankeesJan 9CC Sabathia joins "First Take" to discuss New York's ALCS loss to the Tigers and look ahead to the upcoming season.
Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eightJan 9The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF RevisitedJan 9Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...