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Dirk scores 19 as Mavs hold off Lin, Rockets

Dirk scores 19 as Mavs hold off Lin, Rockets

ESPN.com Updated Jan 16, 2013
Dirk Nowitzki scored 19 points, O.J. Mayo hit two tiebreaking free throws and the Dallas Mavericks held off a Jeremy Lin-led surge to beat the Houston Rockets 105-100 on Wednesday night.
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  • Shump could start for Knicks in London

    Shump could start for Knicks in London

    nydailynews.com Jan 16, 2013
    Iman Shumpert is expected to make his season debut against the Pistons on Thursday after being sidelined since last May following major knee surgery.
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  • Teague leads short-handed Hawks past Nets

    Teague leads short-handed Hawks past Nets

    ESPN.com nba.com Jan 16, 2013
    Jeff 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.
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  • Jets hope to finalize GM list this week

    Jets hope to finalize GM list this week

    nydailynews.com Jan 16, 2013
    Depending 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.
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  • Yankees SS Jeter cleared for baseball activity

    Yankees SS Jeter cleared for baseball activity

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he's been cleared to start baseball activity in his recovery from a broken left ankle.
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  • Report: Cohen Out Of GM Sweepstakes

    Report: Cohen Out Of GM Sweepstakes

    thejetsblog.com Jan 16, 2013
    It 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 @kristia
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  • Nets' Wallace (ribs) comes off bench vs. Hawks

    Nets' Wallace (ribs) comes off bench vs. Hawks

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    Brooklyn Nets small forward Gerald Wallace returned Wednesday night against the Atlanta Hawks, but did not start.
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  • Eli gets Pro Bowl call for injured Rodgers

    Eli gets Pro Bowl call for injured Rodgers

    Eli 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.
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  • Yanks' Hughes, Angels' Williams avoid arbitration

    Yanks' Hughes, Angels' Williams avoid arbitration

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    NEW 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.
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  • Yanks, Hughes avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Yanks, Hughes avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 16, 2013
    Phil 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.
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  • Ex-Jet RB Jones to donate brain to science

    Ex-Jet RB Jones to donate brain to science

    nydailynews.com Jan 16, 2013
    Thomas 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…
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  • Rodriguez Has Hip Surgery; Yankees Expect Six-Month Recovery

    Rodriguez Has Hip Surgery; Yankees Expect Six-Month Recovery

    If all goes well, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez should be back in major league games in July, his surgeon said.
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  • Victor Cruz’s wardrobe highlighted in GQ

    Victor Cruz’s wardrobe highlighted in GQ

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 16, 2013
    Giants 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
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  • Murphy believes Mets boast one of best infields

    Murphy believes Mets boast one of best infields

    MLB.com Jan 16, 2013
    That 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.
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  • Melo grateful for Knicks owner eavesdropping on him
  • The Final Four?: Pure speculation and conflicting reports have …

    The Final Four?: Pure speculation and conflicting reports have dom…

    thejetsblog.com Jan 16, 2013
    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 â
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  • Isola: Time for Melo to remember summer lesson

    Isola: Time for Melo to remember summer lesson

    nydailynews.com Jan 16, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up tr…

    Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional East

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    I 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…
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  • Ross, Popp Out of the Running

    Ross, Popp Out of the Running

    thejetsblog.com Jan 16, 2013
    As 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
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  • Section 15: Friends With No Rooting Interest

    Section 15: Friends With No Rooting Interest

    nytimes.com Jan 16, 2013
    A couple of cross-country friends headed to Section 15.
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  • Spring training schedule gets earliest start ever

    Spring training schedule gets earliest start ever

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    NEW 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.
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  • Marc Ross to remain with Giants

    Marc Ross to remain with Giants

    Giants 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
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  • Who Will Be the Next Giants’ QB?

    Who Will Be the Next Giants’ QB?

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 16, 2013
    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 the
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  • Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling …

    Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will look on from afar this year

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    Sterling 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.''
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  • Yankees to play exhibition game at West Point

    Yankees to play exhibition game at West Point

    MLB.com Jan 16, 2013
    The 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.
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  • La Canfora: Jets To Have a General Manager By Tomorrow

    La Canfora: Jets To Have a General Manager By Tomorrow

    thejetsblog.com Jan 16, 2013
    As 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
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  • Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age …

    Jim Trotter: Remarkably resilient Gore getting better with age in San Francisco

    CNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013
    SANTA 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…
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  • Barden Wants to Stay, But Giants Have Other Priorities

    Barden Wants to Stay, But Giants Have Other Priorities

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 16, 2013
    Giants 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
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  • For the Jets' Offense, Skipping Straight to 2014

    For the Jets' Offense, Skipping Straight to 2014

    nytimes.com Jan 16, 2013
    The 2013 season already seems to be a lost cause for the Jets, so it's time to build toward 2014.
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  • Ty Lawson Beats The Rookie Of The Year Front-Runner; Hoosiers L…

    Ty Lawson Beats The Rookie Of The Year Front-Runner; Hoosiers Lose

    dimemag.com Jan 16, 2013
    Even 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 Damia
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  • Video - Jeter Cleared To Resume Baseball Activity 01:06

    Jeter Cleared To Resume Baseball Activity

    Jan 16
    Derek Jeter has been cleared to resume baseball activity in his recovery from a broken left ankle.
  • Video - Phil McConkey Rips Drew Brees 09:18

    Phil McConkey Rips Drew Brees

    Jan 16
    Stephen 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.
  • Video - Thomas Jones To Donate Brain 02:30

    Thomas Jones To Donate Brain

    Jan 16
    Jane McManus discusses Thomas Jones' decision to donate his brain, upon his death, to the Sports Legacy Institute.
  • Video - Hawks Fly By Nets, 109-95 00:59

    Hawks Fly By Nets, 109-95

    Jan 16
    Hawks snap Nets' seven-game winning streak.

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  • Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…

    Jan 16
    I 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 16
    Sterling 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.''