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If NY Mets can land Michael Bourn, then fans will feel better a…

If NY Mets can land Michael Bourn, then fans will feel better about Sandy Alderson's sense of humor

nydailynews.com Updated Jan 23, 2013
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 sense
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  • NFL teams looking for the full Manti story

    NFL teams looking for the full Manti story

    nydailynews.com Jan 23, 2013
    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.
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  • Knicks overtake Lakers as NBA's most valuable team

    Knicks overtake Lakers as NBA's most valuable team

    nydailynews.com Jan 23, 2013
    The 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 merchandise
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  • Lawrence: Win in Boston would speak volumes for Knicks, Melo

    Lawrence: Win in Boston would speak volumes for Knicks, Melo

    nydailynews.com ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    Carmelo 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 hang
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  • Nets' Lopez continues push for All-Star team

    Nets' Lopez continues push for All-Star team

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Jan 23, 2013
    Brook 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.
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  • Source: Jets will explore trade options for Revis

    Source: Jets will explore trade options for Revis

    Pessimistic 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.
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  • Derek Jeter expresses opinion on climate change

    Derek Jeter expresses opinion on climate change

    yahoo.com Jan 23, 2013
    Regardless 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…
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  • Practicing players: Pro Bowl will be more serious

    Practicing players: Pro Bowl will be more serious

    CNNSI.com Jan 23, 2013
    HONOLULU (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.
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  • Raiders hire Sparano as offensive line coach

    Raiders hire Sparano as offensive line coach

    ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    The Oakland Raiders have hired former New York Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano as their assistant head coach/offensive line.
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  • Tannenbaum 'driving force' behind Tebow?

    Tannenbaum 'driving force' behind Tebow?

    ESPN.com Jan 23, 2013
    Now 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…
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  • Prigioni Can't Practice; Felton Can Have 'Light Contact'

    Prigioni Can't Practice; Felton Can Have 'Light Contact'

    nytimes.com Jan 23, 2013
    Pablo Prigioni, the Knicks' backup point guard, did not practice for a second consecutive day because of a bruised left big toe.
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  • Melo, Amar'e a 'bad fit' for Knicks, says Kerr

    Melo, Amar'e a 'bad fit' for Knicks, says Kerr

    nydailynews.com Jan 23, 2013
    Steve 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…
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  • Forbes: Knicks most valuable team over Lakers

    Forbes: Knicks most valuable team over Lakers

    ESPN.com nba.com Jan 23, 2013
    The New York Knicks have surpassed the Los Angeles Lakers as the most valuable team in the NBA, according to Forbes' annual study.
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  • Jets Sign Vidal Hazelton

    Jets Sign Vidal Hazelton

    thejetsblog.com Jan 23, 2013
    Jake 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…
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  • Jets Hire McDonald: Jake Steinberg, theJetsBlog.com As we first…

    Jets Hire McDonald: Jake Steinberg, theJetsBlog.com As we first repor…

    thejetsblog.com Jan 23, 2013
    Jake 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…
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  • ESPN Mock Drafts: Giants drafting defense in first round

    ESPN Mock Drafts: Giants drafting defense in first round

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 23, 2013
    In 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…
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  • PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Cowboys talk with Claren…

    PFT Live: Jets talk with Manish Mehta, Cowboys talk with Clarence Hill

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    The 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 Jets
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  • Handing out awards at NBA's midway point

    Handing out awards at NBA's midway point

    CNNSI.com Jan 23, 2013
    With 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 …
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  • Buzz: Quarterback Talk for the Jets?

    Buzz: Quarterback Talk for the Jets?

    thejetsblog.com Jan 23, 2013
    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 Cole
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners

    Wednesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Mo's greatness celebrated at charity event

    Mo's greatness celebrated at charity event

    MLB.com Jan 23, 2013
    Former 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.
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  • Source scoffs at Woody’s claim Tebow was “forced” on him

    Source scoffs at Woody’s claim Tebow was “forced” on him

    profootballtalk.com Jan 23, 2013
    While 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. According
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  • New York Giants News and Links for Jan 23

    New York Giants News and Links for Jan 23

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 23, 2013
    It 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,
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  • Jets bring in McDonald for DBs, April Jr. in quality control

    Jets bring in McDonald for DBs, April Jr. in quality control

    nydailynews.com Jan 23, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Video - Mint Condition: Would Damien Woody Sell His Super Bowl Rings? 04:54

    Mint Condition: Would Damien Woody Sell His Super Bowl Rings?

    Jan 23
    Former NFL lineman and Super Bowl champion Damien Woody joins Michele Steele to discuss the memorabilia he kept from his Super Bowl experiences.
  • Video - Lopez, Nets Push Past Wolves 00:58

    Lopez, Nets Push Past Wolves

    Jan 23
    Brook Lopez scores 22 points as Nets improve to 12-2 under P.J. Carlesimo with 91-83 win over Timberwolves.
  • Video - Melo: No Bad Blood Between Himself, Garnett 02:33

    Melo: No Bad Blood Between Himself, Garnett

    Jan 23
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley on the negative energy between Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett heading into Boston Thursday.
  • Video - Forbes: Knicks Most Valuable NBA Team 02:54

    Forbes: Knicks Most Valuable NBA Team

    Jan 23
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ian Begley on the Knicks topping Forbes list at $1.1 billion as NBA's most valuable team.