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Share TweetIman Shumpert is expected to make his season debut against the Pistons on Thursday after being sidelined since last May following major knee surgery.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.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.Share TweetYankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he's been cleared to start baseball activity in his recovery from a broken left ankle.
Report: Cohen Out Of GM SweepstakesUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetIt 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 @kristiaShare TweetBrooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace returned Wednesday night against the Atlanta Hawks, but did not start.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.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.
Yanks, Hughes avoid arbitration with one-year dealUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetPhil 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.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…Share TweetIf all goes well, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez should be back in major league games in July, his surgeon said.
Victor Cruz’s wardrobe highlighted in GQUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetGiants 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 cam
Murphy believes Mets boast one of best infieldsUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetThat 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.Share TweetMelo grateful for Knicks owner eavesdropping on him
The Final Four?: Pure speculation and conflicting reports have dom…Updated Jan 16 Share TweetPure 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 âShare 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.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…
Ross, Popp Out of the RunningUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetAs 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 seemed
Section 15: Friends With No Rooting InterestUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetA couple of cross-country friends headed to Section 15.Source: nytimes.comShare 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.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 co
Who Will Be the Next Giants’ QB?Updated Jan 16 Share TweetWe’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 the
Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will look on from afar this yearUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetSterling 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.''
Yankees to play exhibition game at West PointUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetThe 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.
La Canfora: Jets To Have a General Manager By TomorrowUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetAs 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, accor
Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age in San FranciscoUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetSANTA 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…
Barden Wants to Stay, But Giants Have Other PrioritiesUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetGiants 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 football
For the Jets' Offense, Skipping Straight to 2014Updated Jan 16 Share TweetThe 2013 season already seems to be a lost cause for the Jets, so it's time to build toward 2014.Source: nytimes.com
Ty Lawson Beats The Rookie Of The Year Front-Runner; Hoosiers LoseUpdated Jan 16 Share TweetEven 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 DamiaSource: dimemag.com
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.''