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Iman Shumpert is expected to make his season debut against the Pistons on Thursday after being sidelined since last May following major knee surgery.Upvote Share TweetJeff Teague had a career-high 28 points and 11 assists, Zaza Pachulia finished two assists shy of a triple-double and the short-handed Atlanta Hawks beat Brooklyn 109-95 on Wednesday night to stop the Nets' seven-game winning streak.Upvote Share TweetDepending on what you believe, Woody Johnson has either taken a smart and meticulous approach to finding a new general manager or the Jets simply can’t find a qualified person to steer the franchise into the future.Upvote Share TweetYankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he's been cleared to start baseball activity in his recovery from a broken left ankle.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Cohen Out Of GM SweepstakesIt appears as if we are inching closer and closer to a decision, folks. TheJetsBlog’s Jake Steinberg and Kristian Dyer are both reporting that in-house candidate Scott Cohen will not be the next general manager of the New York Jets. Report from @kristiaUpvote Share TweetBrooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace returned Wednesday night against the Atlanta Hawks, but did not start.Upvote Share TweetEli Manning missed the Pro Bowl a year ago because he was busy getting ready for Super Bowl XLVI. This year he and the Giants won’t be in the Super Bowl, so the Pro Bowl will have to do.Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Right-hander Phil Hughes and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $7.15 million, one-year contract, a raise of $3.75 million.Upvote Share Tweet
Yanks, Hughes avoid arbitration with one-year dealPhil Hughes was 16-13 with a 4.23 ERA in 32 starts with the Yankees last season and was arbitration-eligible for the third and final time.Upvote Share TweetThomas Jones fears pro football did irreparable damage to his brain, and he wants science to prove it. The former Jets running back told ESPN that he will donate his brain upon his death to the Sports Legacy Institute to look for evidence of chronic tra…Upvote Share TweetIf all goes well, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez should be back in major league games in July, his surgeon said.Upvote Share Tweet
Victor Cruz’s wardrobe highlighted in GQGiants wide receiver Victor Cruz is most known for his heroics on the grid iron. But one of the league’s premier wideouts has now opened his (closet) doors to GQ Magazine to show his more stylish side. Being in New York has put him in front of many camUpvote Share Tweet
Murphy believes Mets boast one of best infieldsThat the Mets remain the only big league team yet to sign a Major League free agent does not bother second baseman Daniel Murphy. Murphy believes the solution centers upon and around him, in what he considers one of the better infields in baseball.Upvote Share TweetMelo grateful for Knicks owner eavesdropping on himUpvote Share Tweet
The Final Four?: Pure speculation and conflicting reports have dom…Pure speculation and conflicting reports have dominated the Jets’ general manager search but to humor ourselves lets take a look at what appears to be the final four candidates for the position. Ted Sundquist: Sundquist would be cut from the unpopular âUpvote Share TweetThe Carmelo Anthony Transformation Tour began here of all places, just a few days after he was vilified for ushering Jeremy Lin out of New York and just before the world's greatest sixth man would help the United States win Olympic gold.Upvote Share TweetI know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…Upvote Share Tweet
Ross, Popp Out of the RunningAs reported earlier in the day, Marc Ross removed his name from consideration for the Jets’ general manager position. Ross had drawn interest from the Jets and Panthers and was actually a candidate for another team back in 2010 however, the Jets seemedUpvote Share Tweet
Section 15: Friends With No Rooting Interestnytimes.com Updated Jan 16, 2013A couple of cross-country friends headed to Section 15.Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Major League Baseball's spring training schedule opens when the Boston Red Sox host Northeastern University on Feb. 21 at Fort Myers, Fla., in what the commissioner's office says is the earliest start to exhibition games.Upvote Share TweetGiants director of college scouting, and Giants GM Jerry Reese’s right hand man, has pulled his name from consideration from the vacant Jets GM position. Ross, who was interviewed for numerous jobs, will remain with the Giants in 2013. This is a huge coUpvote Share Tweet
Who Will Be the Next Giants’ QB?We’ve been spoiled, Giants’ fans. Every weekend since Nov. 21, 2004, Eli Manning has suited up as the Giants’ quarterback. That’s a nine-year stretch and 135 consecutive regular season games, with an additional 11 playoff games. That streak is theUpvote Share Tweet
Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will look on from afar this yearSterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees to play exhibition game at West PointThe Yankees are making one additional spring stop before returning home to open the regular season, having agreed to play in a March 30 exhibition game at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.Upvote Share Tweet
La Canfora: Jets To Have a General Manager By TomorrowAs we anxiously await the announcement of Mike Tannenbaum’s successor, CBS Sports’ Jason La Confora is reporting that the Jets are expected to have their man in place by tomorrow. The New York Jets plan to name a new general manager by Thursday, accorUpvote Share Tweet
Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age in San FranciscoSANTA CLARA, Calif. -- For obvious reasons, we spent much of the season marveling at the freakish recuperative powers of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who made a serious run at the single-season rushing record despite being less than a year remo…Upvote Share Tweet
Barden Wants to Stay, But Giants Have Other PrioritiesGiants WR Ramses Barden, like many other Giants, will be testing the free agent market this spring. “I would love to resign with the Giants,” said Barden . “I’ve made [NYC] a home, made friends here and media connections for my life after footballUpvote Share Tweet
For the Jets' Offense, Skipping Straight to 2014nytimes.com Updated Jan 16, 2013The 2013 season already seems to be a lost cause for the Jets, so it's time to build toward 2014.Upvote Share Tweet
Ty Lawson Beats The Rookie Of The Year Front-Runner; Hoosiers Losedimemag.com Updated Jan 16, 2013Even after Chris Paul’s right kneecap conspired to scratch Tuesday’s most intriguing point-guard matchup from the schedule - CP3 and the Clippers facing Jeremy Lin and the Rockets - the NBA still delivered a gem by giving us Ty Lawson versus DamiaUpvote Share Tweet
Jeter Cleared To Resume Baseball ActivityJan 16Derek Jeter has been cleared to resume baseball activity in his recovery from a broken left ankle.
Phil McConkey Rips Drew BreesJan 16Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless react to Phil McConkey's saying Drew Brees has shown a lack of respect for former players who have struggled after retirement.
Thomas Jones To Donate BrainJan 16Jane McManus discusses Thomas Jones' decision to donate his brain, upon his death, to the Sports Legacy Institute.
Hawks Fly By Nets, 109-95Jan 16Hawks snap Nets' seven-game winning streak.
Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…Jan 16I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …Jan 16Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''