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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 aUpvote Share Tweet
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 wUpvote Share TweetReliever Joba Chamberlain and the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,875,000, avoiding salary arbitration.Upvote Share TweetThe New York Yankees and relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain have agreed on a one-year contract worth $1,875,000 for 2013, avoiding arbitration.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Jan 17, 2013Right-hander Bobby Parnell, 28, appeared in a career-high 74 games with the Mets last season.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 17, 2013A 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.Upvote Share TweetThe 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 GeneralUpvote Share TweetCarmelo 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.Upvote Share TweetWASHINGTON (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.Upvote Share Tweet
Team USA roster out: NEW YORK (AP) -- Toronto's R.A. Dickey heads a st…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.Upvote Share Tweet
Eli Manning named to the Pro Bowlgiantsgab.com Jan 17, 2013Last 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 TuesdayUpvote Share Tweet
No Announcement TodayBrian 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 announcemeUpvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA (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.Upvote Share TweetPROVIDENCE, 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.Upvote Share TweetFor 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 fromUpvote Share Tweet
Hey, Jets’ Fans! Losing Championship Games Is Not A Virtue!jetsgab.com Jan 17, 2013By 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,Upvote Share TweetFrom 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…Upvote Share Tweet
The New York Knicks and Ball Don’t Lie present a helpful guide to understanding Englandyahoo.com Jan 17, 2013On 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 KniUpvote Share Tweet
SNYGiants Championship Playoff PicksThis 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.Upvote Share Tweet
How much O-line help do the Giants need?ESPN.com Jan 17, 2013Over 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Melo and La La spotted on the town in Londonnydailynews.com Jan 17, 2013Are 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…Upvote Share TweetRumors 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 toUpvote Share Tweet
Jets Sign OT D.J. YoungIn 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…Upvote Share TweetEarly 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 dUpvote Share Tweet
Shrine Game Notes: Giants Show Interest in West PointerOur 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…Upvote Share TweetFormer 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony On Knicks' WinJan 17Carmelo Anthony talks after the Knicks' win over the Pistons.
Knicks Shut Down Pistons In LondonJan 17Carmelo Anthony leads the Knicks with 26 points.
USA Announces WBC RosterJan 17Jim Bowden breaks down Team USA's roster for the World Baseball Classic.
NBA - Los Angeles Lakers left wanting more after loss to Miami HeatJan 17The champs get it done with "less," but the Lakers need more from everyone, writes J.A. Adande.
NBA -- Debating who will be on the move at the trade deadline?Jan 17Should these players be on the move before the trade deadline? We debate.
Weekend Dime -- 2013 All-Star reserve picksJan 17It's All-Star season, which means it's time for Marc Stein to pick his reserves for the East and West squads.
Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship PicksJan 17Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks