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If NY Mets can land Michael Bourn, then fans will feel better about Sandy Alderson's sense of humor
If the Mets somehow find a way to sign Michael Bourn in the coming days, thereby assuring themselves of fielding at least one honest-to-goodness major league outfielder in 2013, then surely fans will feel better about Sandy Alderson’s rather edgy senseUpvote Share Tweet
Following practice this week for Saturday’s Senior Bowl college showcase in Mobile, Ala., Giants general manager Jerry Reese indicated that he would definitely interview Notre Dame star Manti Te’o before AprHe will have to get in line.Upvote Share Tweet
Knicks overtake Lakers as NBA's most valuable teamThe Knicks have zoomed past the Lakers as the NBA’s most valuable franchise, according to Forbes. The magazine’s annual report ranking all NBA teams cited the ongoing renovation of Madison Square Garden and improved television ratings and merchandiseUpvote Share TweetCarmelo Anthony can talk all he wants about moving on because he thinks that’s what people want to hear a bout his feud with Kevin Garnett. But the only way he can get some real closure with Garnett and what happened 17 days ago at the Garden is to hangUpvote Share TweetBrook Lopez strengthened his push for a spot on the All-Star team with 22 points on 10-for-16 shooting, helping the Brooklyn Nets hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 91-83 on Wednesday night.Upvote Share TweetPessimistic about the chances of re-signing Darrelle Revis before he becomes a free agent next year, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is open to trading the star cornerback, a person familiar with Johnson's thinking said Wednesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Derek Jeter expresses opinion on climate changeyahoo.com Updated Jan 23, 2013Regardless if he was born neutral, or if he learned restraint from Michael Jordan or another sports superstar who plays it safe, New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter simply doesn't give his opinion often. His baseball opinions are pretty bland, and rare…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 23, 2013HONOLULU (AP) -- The NFC team ended its first Pro Bowl practice by breaking the huddle and shouting, "Win." One night earlier, Denver quarterback Peyton Manning asked his fellow all-stars to play the game hard.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Jan 23, 2013The Oakland Raiders have hired former New York Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano as their assistant head coach/offensive line.Upvote Share Tweet
Tannenbaum 'driving force' behind Tebow?ESPN.com Updated Jan 23, 2013Now that the football season is over for the New York Jets, details continue to emerge behind the circus and debacle that was the Tim Tebow saga. Earlier this week, a report stated Jets owner Woody Johnson said Tebow-mania was "forced" upon hi…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Jan 23, 2013Pablo Prigioni, the Knicks' backup point guard, did not practice for a second consecutive day because of a bruised left big toe.Upvote Share Tweet
Melo, Amar'e a 'bad fit' for Knicks, says KerrSteve Kerr sees the Knicks having the same problem today that they had in the 90's when Michael Jordan ruled the NBA. "I don't think anyone in the East can beat LeBron and Miami four times in a playoff series," said Kerr, the TNT analyst who w…Upvote Share TweetThe New York Knicks have surpassed the Los Angeles Lakers as the most valuable team in the NBA, according to Forbes' annual study.Upvote Share Tweet
Jets Sign Vidal HazeltonJake Steinberg, theJetsBlog.com As I was putting together my post yesterday for the 2013 Player Interest List, I had to go back to all the previous lists and count the number of players that appeared on each list while also counting how many ended up be…Upvote Share TweetJake Steinberg, theJetsBlog.com As we first reported last night, the Jets have hired Fresno State secondary coach Tim McDonald to replace Dennis Thurman as the defensive backs coach. DT has been promoted to defensive coordinator. McDonald was a 6x Pro B…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN Mock Drafts: Giants drafting defense in first roundgiantsfootballblog.com Updated Jan 23, 2013In a pair of ESPN mock NFL drafts, analysts Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. both expect the New York Giants to try and improve on the defensive side of the ball this spring. , New York will look to bolster its defensive backfield by adding Mississippi Sta…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Cowboys talk with Clarence HillThe Ravens and 49ers are the two teams headed to the Super Bowl, but they aren’t the two teams that will be up for discussion during Wednesday’s edition of PFT Live. Mike Florio will be talking to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News about the JetsUpvote Share Tweet
Handing out awards at NBA's midway pointCNNSI.com Updated Jan 23, 2013With the 2012-13 season at the halfway mark, SI.com's NBA writers make their picks for the league's top performers. The MVP and Coach of the Year races have produced the most disagreement at the top, while clear favorites have emerged for Rookie of the …Upvote Share Tweet
Buzz: Quarterback Talk for the Jets?It’s hard to know what the future holds with the Jets quarterback position, but that doesn’t seem to be keeping folks from making speculation on what the Jets might do next. Matt Flynn (SEA) - Will Flynn be cut in Seattle this offseason? Jason ColeUpvote Share TweetThe Jets are hiring Bobby April Jr., son of the longtime NFL special teams coach, as a quality control coach. The Bills have some tough decisions to make at wide receiver. The Dolphins are taking out ads to generate support for taxpayer financing of Sun…Upvote Share Tweet
Mo's greatness celebrated at charity eventMLB.com Updated Jan 23, 2013Former Yankees David Cone and John Flaherty, and current Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild reflected on the storied career of Mariano Rivera during a "Fans 4 the Cure" charity event Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Source scoffs at Woody’s claim Tebow was “forced” on himWhile Jets owner Woody Johnson tried to dodge the Tim Tebow bullet with one job applicant, saying Tebow was “forced,” on him, there are now folks ready to call B-S. Actually, there are plenty, but one of them talked to a newspaper reporter. AccordingUpvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Links for Jan 23giantsfootballblog.com Updated Jan 23, 2013It was one year ago today that we were basking in the glow of another Giants’ NFC Championship Game victory. What a difference a year makes. A year that went by too fast and one that we’d like to have back….here’s some news….. On WFAN yesterday,Upvote Share TweetThe Daily News has learned that the Jets have hired Bobby April Jr. to be a quality controls coach. April spent the past two seasons as a defensive quality controls coach for the Eagles. He helped out with defensive backs for part of last season as well…Upvote Share Tweet
Mint Condition: Would Damien Woody Sell His Super Bowl Rings?Jan 23Former NFL lineman and Super Bowl champion Damien Woody joins Michele Steele to discuss the memorabilia he kept from his Super Bowl experiences.
Lopez, Nets Push Past WolvesJan 23Brook Lopez scores 22 points as Nets improve to 12-2 under P.J. Carlesimo with 91-83 win over Timberwolves.
Melo: No Bad Blood Between Himself, GarnettJan 23ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley on the negative energy between Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett heading into Boston Thursday.
Forbes: Knicks Most Valuable NBA TeamJan 23ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley on the Knicks topping Forbes list at $1.1 billion as NBA's most valuable team.