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D-Will, Nets bounce back, knock off Hawks

D-Will, Nets bounce back, knock off Hawks

ESPN.com Updated Jan 18, 2013
Deron Williams scored 24 points, making four free throws in the final 43.4 seconds, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Atlanta Hawks 94-89 on Friday night to earn a split of a home-and-home series.
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  • Knicks come home to battle hot Nets on Monday

    Knicks come home to battle hot Nets on Monday

    nydailynews.com Jan 18, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony joined Amar’e Stoudemire at the podium late Thursday at O2 Arena, just in time for a Polish journalist to ask a question that nearly made Anthony do an about-face and bolt for the team bus.
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  • Scott Underwent Surgery

    Scott Underwent Surgery

    thejetsblog.com Jan 18, 2013
    Bart Scott underwent surgery earlier today after battling with a toe injury that hampered him for the majority of the season. Scott was in recovery by late afternoon and was upbeat. His future with the team is cloudy as the Jets will undoubtedly look to…
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  • Joe Namath’s Conference Championship predictions: Harbaugh Bowl…

    Joe Namath’s Conference Championship predictions: Harbaugh Bowl could be a reality

    yahoo.com Jan 18, 2013
    As he did last year, NFL Hall of Famer and New York Jets legend Joe Namath will join Yahoo! Sports and the Shutdown Corner Blog for commentary and analysis. Make sure you like the Official Joe Namath page on Facebook. And with playoff news always breaki…
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  • Vacchiano: Giants not invited to championship rematch party

    Vacchiano: Giants not invited to championship rematch party

    nydailynews.com Jan 18, 2013
    As if the Giants weren’t already kicking themselves enough for their season gone wrong, consider this the insult added to the injury. They’re already stuck at home, watching the playoffs go on without them. Now they get to stare at an NFL championship
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  • NY Jets owner Woody Johnson sticks to same flawed formula by hi…

    NY Jets owner Woody Johnson sticks to same flawed formula by hiring John Idzik to handle Gang Green's mess 

    Rex Ryan's power base with the Jets, which these days falls a bit short of being Woody Johnson's co-owner, just got a little stronger with the hiring Friday of John Idzik as general manager.
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  • Jets will run West Coast offense in 2013

    Jets will run West Coast offense in 2013

    ESPN.com Jan 18, 2013
    There will be two teams running a West Coast offense in the AFC East in 2013. Last season, the Miami Dolphins made the switch with mixed results under first-year head coach Joe Philbin and offensive coordinator Mike Sherman. This season, the Jets are se…
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  • Jets hire Marty Mornhinweg as offensive coordinator

    Jets hire Marty Mornhinweg as offensive coordinator

    Apparently, the days of ground-and-pound in New York are over, and the speculation about another controversial quarterback has already begun. According to multiple reports, the Jets are going to hire former Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg …
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  • Logan inks $3.15 million deal, avoids arbitration

    Logan inks $3.15 million deal, avoids arbitration

    MLB.com Jan 18, 2013
    Boone Logan and the Yankees agreed to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract on Friday, thus avoiding salary arbitration.
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  • Report: Jets Interview Shurmur and Lombardi

    Report: Jets Interview Shurmur and Lombardi

    The Jets’ search for a new offensive coordinator continues today as Pat Shurmur is reportedly interviewing for the position. Rich Cimini has also reported that the Jets interviewed Saints quarterbacks coach Joe Lombardi, the grandson of Vince Lombardi,
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  • MVP Posey leads large group avoiding arbitration

    MVP Posey leads large group avoiding arbitration

    CNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013
    CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have agreed to one-year contracts with second baseman Gordon Beckham and outfielder Alejandro De Aza to avoid arbitration.
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  • 3 great things about a Knicks/Pistons-in-London recap written b…

    3 great things about a Knicks/Pistons-in-London recap written by an Englishman

    yahoo.com Jan 18, 2013
    The New York Knicks scored a 102-87 win over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday afternoon at the O2 Arena in London as part of the NBA's ongoing efforts to expand global interest in the stateside product. The game itself wasn't particularly thrilling, and …
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  • Yanks, left-hander Logan agree on $1.25M raise

    Yanks, left-hander Logan agree on $1.25M raise

    ESPN.com Jan 18, 2013
    Left-hander Boone Logan and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $3.15 million, one-year contract, a raise of $1.25 million.
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  • Bears fill out coaching staff with Cavanaugh, Peete

    Bears fill out coaching staff with Cavanaugh, Peete

    CNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have hired Matt Cavanaugh as their quarterbacks coach and Skip Peete as their running backs coach.
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  • Buzz: Are Colts Courting Pep Hamilton?

    Buzz: Are Colts Courting Pep Hamilton?

    thejetsblog.com Jan 18, 2013
    Uh oh, looks like Pep Hamilton is getting courted by another team than just the Jets according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Pep Hamilton, who is Stanford's "Andrew Luck Director of Offense," is a leading candidate to become Luck's new OC for Colts- Chri
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  • Shumpert's Return Boosts Knicks' Defense, Depth

    Shumpert's Return Boosts Knicks' Defense, Depth

    nytimes.com dimemag.com Jan 18, 2013
    Iman Shumpert's return from a knee injury Thursday gave the Knicks a booster shot of youth and defense.
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  • Breaking Down The Craziest Half-Inning In Television History

    Breaking Down The Craziest Half-Inning In Television History

    deadspin.com Jan 18, 2013
    Originally published in Baseball Prospectus. More »
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  • Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' Harbaugh

    Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' Harbaugh

    CNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013
    ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
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  • Focusing on the Coaching Search

    Focusing on the Coaching Search

    thejetsblog.com Jan 18, 2013
    As was written about a few days ago there’s been a host of coaches (nine at last count) who have parted ways in some capacity with the Jets.  The Jets have made it clear that they would hire their GM first before announcing a rash of coaching moves.
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  • Could (should?) the Giants look at Te'o?

    Could (should?) the Giants look at Te'o?

    ESPN.com Jan 18, 2013
    Obviously, the most bizarre story in sports this week is Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and his fake girlfriend. Still unclear what exactly happened -- whether Te'o made the whole thing up or was the victim of some elaborate prank. And until some more…
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  • Chris Snee will have hip surgery after Pro Bowl

    Chris Snee will have hip surgery after Pro Bowl

    Plenty of players drop out of the Pro Bowl every year because of injuries suffered during the season. Giants guard Chris Snee isn’t one of those players. Snee needs hip surgery to repair a torn labrum that bothered him for much of the season, but said T
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  • Lee Jenkins: Once a Finals preview, Heat-Lakers now just a LeBr…

    Lee Jenkins: Once a Finals preview, Heat-Lakers now just a LeBron showcase

    CNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013
    LOS ANGELES -- Outside of fame, riches and backlit banners, there is no motivator in sports quite like the threat of everlasting ignominy. It is the specter that hangs over each of the so-called super teams, the realization that if they fail, reputation…
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  • All That Glitters: A closing 9-0 Miami run sealed a 99-90 win o…

    All That Glitters: A closing 9-0 Miami run sealed a 99-90 win over L…

    CNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013
    A closing 9-0 Miami run sealed a 99-90 win over L.A. The Lakers fought hard, but LeBron James may have just ignited another championship run for the Heat, writes Lee Jenkins.
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  • Boston Grasps Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory; The Lakers Figur…

    Boston Grasps Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory; The Lakers Figure Out How To Play Together

    dimemag.com Jan 18, 2013
    Each time we checked in with the Hawks vs. Celtics it was like watching a different game. In the first half the Celtics were on cruise control and it almost looked as if Tommy Heinsohn could have stepped in because of Boston’s 27-point lead. Atlanta was
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  • Knicks Insider: Melo & KG named to East All-Star squad

    Knicks Insider: Melo & KG named to East All-Star squad

    nydailynews.com Jan 18, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony won’t have to look very far if he wants to have a word with Kevin Garnett next month. Anthony and Garnett were named Eastern Conference All-Star starters on Thursday as the NBA announced final fan voting results.
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  • Video - Nets Split Home-And-Home With Hawks 00:57

    Nets Split Home-And-Home With Hawks

    Jan 18
    Deron Williams scores 24 points in Nets' 94-89 win over Hawks.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' Harbaugh

    Jan 18
    ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
  • Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patri…

    Jan 18
    The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…
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    Jan 18
    Teams put up 276 points in the divisional round of the playoffs. Will the trend continue?
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    Jan 18
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