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Knicks come home to battle hot Nets on MondayCarmelo 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.Share Tweet
Scott Underwent SurgeryBart 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…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 18, 2013As 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…Share Tweet
Vacchiano: Giants not invited to championship rematch partyAs 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 championshipShare Tweet
NY Jets owner Woody Johnson sticks to same flawed formula by hiring John Idzik to handle Gang Green's messRex 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.Share Tweet
Jets will run West Coast offense in 2013There 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…Share TweetApparently, 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 …Share TweetMLB.com Jan 18, 2013Boone Logan and the Yankees agreed to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract on Friday, thus avoiding salary arbitration.Share TweetThe 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,Share TweetCHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have agreed to one-year contracts with second baseman Gordon Beckham and outfielder Alejandro De Aza to avoid arbitration.Share Tweet
3 great things about a Knicks/Pistons-in-London recap written by an Englishmanyahoo.com Jan 18, 2013The 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 …Share Tweet
Yanks, left-hander Logan agree on $1.25M raiseLeft-hander Boone Logan and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $3.15 million, one-year contract, a raise of $1.25 million.Share TweetLAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- The Chicago Bears have hired Matt Cavanaugh as their quarterbacks coach and Skip Peete as their running backs coach.Share TweetUh 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- ChriShare TweetIman Shumpert's return from a knee injury Thursday gave the Knicks a booster shot of youth and defense.Share Tweet
Breaking Down The Craziest Half-Inning In Television Historydeadspin.com Jan 18, 2013Originally published in Baseball Prospectus. More »Share TweetATLANTA -- 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.Share Tweet
Focusing on the Coaching SearchAs 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.Share TweetObviously, 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…Share TweetPlenty 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 TShare Tweet
Lee Jenkins: Once a Finals preview, Heat-Lakers now just a LeBron showcaseLOS 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…Share Tweet
All That Glitters: A closing 9-0 Miami run sealed a 99-90 win over L…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.Share Tweet
Boston Grasps Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory; The Lakers Figure Out How To Play Togetherdimemag.com Jan 18, 2013Each 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 wasShare TweetCarmelo 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.Share Tweet
Nets Split Home-And-Home With HawksJan 18Deron Williams scores 24 points in Nets' 94-89 win over Hawks.
Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' HarbaughJan 18ATLANTA -- 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 18The 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…
NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Championship roundJan 18Teams put up 276 points in the divisional round of the playoffs. Will the trend continue?
The Sports Guy's All-Te'o MailbagJan 18Even the NFL playoffs can wait for the weirdest sports story of our age.