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Jets G.M. candidates included Randy Mueller, too

Jets G.M. candidates included Randy Mueller, too

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 17, 2013
It’s been difficult to keep track of the various candidates for the Jets G.M. job because, well, there are just too many of them. There’s another one who previously had been unknown. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that former Saints a
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  • Getting To Know: John Idzik

    Getting To Know: John Idzik

    There seems to be a lot of misconceptions about candidate John Idzik and his qualifications for the Jets’ general manager job so lets try and break down what we know as best as we can… Obviously what stands out about Idzik is his most recent venture w
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  • Yanks' Chamberlain, Cubs' Garza get new deals

    Yanks' Chamberlain, Cubs' Garza get new deals

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    Reliever Joba Chamberlain and the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,875,000, avoiding salary arbitration.
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  • Yankees, Joba avoid arbitration in $1.875M deal

    Yankees, Joba avoid arbitration in $1.875M deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 17, 2013
    The New York Yankees and relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain have agreed on a one-year contract worth $1,875,000 for 2013, avoiding arbitration.
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  • Mets, Parnell avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Mets, Parnell avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 17, 2013
    Right-hander Bobby Parnell, 28, appeared in a career-high 74 games with the Mets last season.
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  • Report: Damage to A-Rod's cartilage is minimal

    Report: Damage to A-Rod's cartilage is minimal

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    A person familiar with the diagnosis says Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was found to have relatively minimal cartilage damage in his left hip during surgery this week.
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  • Jets G.M. hire coming today or tomorrow

    Jets G.M. hire coming today or tomorrow

    The Jets should draft linebacker Manti Te’o, if for no reason other than gratitude. Te’o's travails have made us all forget, for a while, the dysfunction enveloping the New York Jets.  But we’ll be reminded of it soon, when the Jets hire a General
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  • Knicks' fast start shuts down Pistons in London

    Knicks' fast start shuts down Pistons in London

    Carmelo Anthony returned to his Olympic gold medal past and scored 26 points Thursday to lead the New York Knicks to a 102-87 victory over the Detroit Pistons.
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  • Soriano signs a two-year contract with Nationals

    Soriano signs a two-year contract with Nationals

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The NL East champion Washington Nationals have signed right-handed reliever Rafael Soriano to a $28 million, two-year contract that includes $14 million in deferred money.
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  • Team USA roster out: NEW YORK (AP) -- Toronto's R.A. Dickey hea…

    Team USA roster out: NEW YORK (AP) -- Toronto's R.A. Dickey heads a st…

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Toronto's R.A. Dickey heads a starting pitching staff missing David Price, Justin Verlander, Jered Weaver, Clayton Kershaw and Matt Cain on the preliminary U.S. roster for the World Baseball Classic.
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  • Eli Manning named to the Pro Bowl

    Eli Manning named to the Pro Bowl

    giantsgab.com Jan 17, 2013
    Last year, Giants QB Eli Manning missed the Pro Bowl because he had something bigger to prepare for — the super bowl. This time, Manning will get a chance to fly out to Hawaii and play in the game. Manning was added to the NFC Pro Bowl team on Tuesday
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  • No Announcement Today

    No Announcement Today

    thejetsblog.com Jan 17, 2013
    Brian Costello of the New York Post is reporting that the Jets will not be making an announcement today in regards to their general manager search. We’re a half hour away from 5:00 on the east coast and the Jets have historically gotten their announceme
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  • Meet the press: Eagles' Kelly

    Meet the press: Eagles' Kelly

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) A sign reading "Our Chip's Come In" greeted Chip Kelly outside the Philadelphia Eagles' practice facility on his first day as head coach, and a few fans drove down Pattison Avenue honking their horns to salute the hiring.
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  • Schilling auctioning bloody '04 World Series sock

    Schilling auctioning bloody '04 World Series sock

    CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling - whose video game company underwent a spectacular collapse into bankruptcy last year - is selling the blood-stained sock he wore during the 2004 World Series.
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  • The Knicks Get 2 Pieces Of Good News For Their Depth

    The Knicks Get 2 Pieces Of Good News For Their Depth

    dimemag.com nytimes.com Jan 17, 2013
    For the Knicks there will be no “panic on the streets of London” today, as The Smiths sang. Second-year guard and perimeter defending savant Iman Shumpert could start in New York’s game against Detroit in the English capital after his recovery from
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  • Hey, Jets’ Fans! Losing Championship Games Is Not A Virtue!

    Hey, Jets’ Fans! Losing Championship Games Is Not A Virtue!

    jetsgab.com Jan 17, 2013
    By Martin Alvin Jets’ fans deserve a lot better than they’re getting. After winning the 1968 Championship Game, and SB III, way back in 1969, and since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, the Jets have gone to only four AFC Championship Games - 1982, 1998,
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  • Bart Scott: New York Jets lack talent

    Bart Scott: New York Jets lack talent

    From the outside, it appears the New York Jets had a bevy of issues this season. There were various distractions, led by the Tim Tebow saga. There was poor coaching, particularly on offense. The Jets also had back-biting teammates who ran to the media w…
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  • The New York Knicks and Ball Don’t Lie present a helpful guide …

    The New York Knicks and Ball Don’t Lie present a helpful guide to understanding England

    yahoo.com Jan 17, 2013
    On Thursday afternoon, stateside time, the Detroit Pistons and New York Knicks will play a regulation game in London’s O2 Arena. In anticipation of the event, Knicks website maestro Jonah Ballow put together an interview collection featuring various Kni
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  • SNYGiants Championship Playoff Picks

    SNYGiants Championship Playoff Picks

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 17, 2013
    This Sunday’s games will decide who will fight for the chance to replace the Giants as Super Bowl champions. Here are this week’s picks. I’ll be using the point spreads from . Feel free to include your picks for these games in the comments section.
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  • How much O-line help do the Giants need?

    How much O-line help do the Giants need?

    ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013
    Over at Big Blue View, Ed Valentine takes a look at the New York Giants' offensive line in an effort to determine how much work they need to do on it for 2013. Ed concludes that the Giants need to address right tackle, could stand to add depth at guard …
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  • Melo and La La spotted on the town in London

    Melo and La La spotted on the town in London

    nydailynews.com Jan 17, 2013
    Are Carmelo and La La Anthony on the rebound? Anthony, who is in London with the Knicks for a Thursday game against the Detroit Pistons, was spotted looking cozy with his TV reality star wife as the pair exited Scott's restaurant in the Mayfair district…
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  • GM Watch: Down to Two?

    GM Watch: Down to Two?

    thejetsblog.com Jan 17, 2013
    Rumors are rampant that today is the day that the Jets will pick their GM by this afternoon.  From what we hear it’s down to two candidates, neither if which will be named Tom Gamble. We know … we know … and we’ll get to it later, but sufficed to
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  • Jets Sign OT D.J. Young

    Jets Sign OT D.J. Young

    thejetsblog.com Jan 17, 2013
    In what is likely to be the final move without a new general manager in place, the Jets have signed former Michigan State offensive tackle D.J. Young. Young spent the 2011 season on the Arizona Cardinals practice squad and competed during the 2012 prese…
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  • Would the Giants still take a chance on Manti Te’o?

    Would the Giants still take a chance on Manti Te’o?

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 17, 2013
    Early mock drafts have projected Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o the New York Giants at Pick 19. One of Big Blue’s most pressing needs on defense is an athletic middle linebacker, and should the team try to , Te’o was among the best candidates to d
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  • Shrine Game Notes: Giants Show Interest in West Pointer

    Shrine Game Notes: Giants Show Interest in West Pointer

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 17, 2013
    Our man Jimmy Kempski of Blogging the Beast is down in St. Petersburg this week covering the East-West Shrine Game. You can check out his notes Jimmy is keeping a keen eye on which players the NFC East scouts are focusing on. Wednesday, he did not see t…
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  • Jones To Donate Brain

    Jones To Donate Brain

    thejetsblog.com Jan 17, 2013
    Former Jets running back Thomas Jones is just one of many athletes who are faced with uncertain futures as they are left to confront the damage sustained from concussions throughout their careers. Jones, who does not recall how many concussions he has s…
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  • Video - Carmelo Anthony On Knicks' Win 04:19

    Carmelo Anthony On Knicks' Win

    Jan 17
    Carmelo Anthony talks after the Knicks' win over the Pistons.
  • Video - Knicks Shut Down Pistons In London 01:03

    Knicks Shut Down Pistons In London

    Jan 17
    Carmelo Anthony leads the Knicks with 26 points.
  • Video - USA Announces WBC Roster 02:58

    USA Announces WBC Roster

    Jan 17
    Jim Bowden breaks down Team USA's roster for the World Baseball Classic.

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    Jan 17
    The champs get it done with "less," but the Lakers need more from everyone, writes J.A. Adande.
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    Jan 17
    Should these players be on the move before the trade deadline? We debate.
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    Jan 17
    It's All-Star season, which means it's time for Marc Stein to pick his reserves for the East and West squads.
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    Jan 17
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