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Add another name to the Jets’ ever-growing list of general manager candidates. The Jets recently interviewed Packers vice president of football administration/player finance Russ Ball, according to ProFootballTalk.com. Ball worked for the Saints, Redski
Jeremy Lin Spins Into A JumperUpdated Jan 12 Share TweetJeremy Lin fakes, spins to his left and elevates for the jumper in tonight’s matchup between the Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers.Source: dimemag.com
With many teams, including the Yankees and Mets, salivating over Nationals' Michael Morse, it shows just how shallow MLB's talenUpdated Jan 12 Share TweetAll winter long, more than a dozen teams - the Yankees and Mets being front and center - have been scouring the market for power-hitting outfielders with none to be found.Share TweetIman Shumpert has been medically cleared to rejoin the Knicks, and Mike Woodson revealed the dynamic second-year guard could be available to play Thursday in London against Detroit for the first time since he suffered a torn ACL in his left knee last sp…Share TweetAnother Jets defection: I'm told asst D-line coach Anthony Weaver is leaving to join the Bills. Nine coaches gone in 12 days. Six by choice.- Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) January 12, 2013Share TweetIf Tim Tebow’s NFL career is over, as some educated guessers are predicting, he will survive. The guy has a lot going on in life, including a strong focus on religion. The media is another story.
No. 1 Duke Suffers First Loss To Some Team Or Other As Nation Revels In Annual Guilty PleasureUpdated Jan 12 Share TweetIt's not the Yankees losing in the divisionals, nor a conference rival pantsing Alabama midseason. Nor is it quite the Lakers fizzling in May, or the Cowboys losing year after year after year after delicious year. More »Source: deadspin.com
Carlos Boozer Dunks on Carmelo AnthonyUpdated Jan 12 Share TweetWho would think Carlos Boozer could throw it down on Carmelo Anthony? Well, he can. Boozer hammers in a monster dunk on Melo and draws the foul in last night’s matchup between the Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks.Source: dimemag.comShare TweetThe Jets don’t have a G.M. but they have a head coach. They also don’t have an offensive coordinator but they soon could have a quarterbacks coach. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets hope to hire former Bills and DolphinsShare TweetBrooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace will miss Sunday night's game against the Indiana Pacers, the team announced Saturday.Source: ESPN.com
Cashman: Jeter out of boot, working out in TampaUpdated Jan 12 Share TweetYankees shortstop Derek Jeter has removed his walking boot and is beginning to work out at the team's Minor League complex in Tampa, Fla., according to general manager Brian Cashman.Source: MLB.comShare TweetOver the next few days, we’ll take a look at each position on the Jets roster and take a look ahead at what the Jets might expect and might need to address this coming offseason. Up next, the Offensive Line. Coming Off The Books RG Brandon Moore - MSource: thejetsblog.com
Buzz: Pep Hamilton to Interview for Jets OC Job?Updated Jan 12 Share TweetPer Bruce Feldman. NY Jets to interview Stanford OC Pep Hamilton for OC job MON/TUES, source tells CBS. He's in mix for at least 2 other OC jobs- Bruce Feldman (@BFeldmanCBS) January 12, 2013 This is great choice for an interview for the Jets. HamiltonSource: thejetsblog.com
Jets consider dipping into college ranks for offensive coordinatorUpdated Jan 12 Share TweetThe Jets have identified three former NFL offensive coordinators as candidates to replace Tony Sparano. And while, as ESPN reported this morning, former Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron is the favorite, the list is growing. Bruce Feldman of CBS…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetGiants rookie RB David Wilson has been named to the NFL’s All-Pro second team as the kick returner. He is the lone Giant player to receive All-Pro honors this season. Wilson finished second in the voting to Baltimore’s Jacoby Jones, who was selected tSource: giantsfootballblog.comShare TweetThe Jets have fallen far in the two years since beating the Patriots in the playoffs. Pats rookie DE Chandler Jones says he has noticed a “sense of urgency” now that the playoffs have arrived. The realities of the running back market will limit ReggieSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetCarmelo Anthony kept his emotions in check on Friday night, but that was about all he did on the positive side in his return to the Knicks after his one-game suspension.Share TweetMarcus Camby’s latest setback could force the Knicks to make a move to acquire free agent forward Kenyon Martin.