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Grizzlies go up 30 in 2nd half to thump Nets

Grizzlies go up 30 in 2nd half to thump Nets

ESPN.com Updated Jan 25, 2013
Marc Gasol had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies built a 30-point lead in the second half en route to a 101-77 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
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  • All signs point to Felton returning to Knicks

    All signs point to Felton returning to Knicks

    nydailynews.com Jan 25, 2013
    Raymond Felton is expected to be back in the starting lineup after missing 12 games with a broken right pinkie. Felton went through practice at Temple on Friday, and afterward Mike Woodson announced that the point guard, assuming he doesn’t have any set
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  • With Melo flourishing, 'it makes sense' to keep Amar'e on bench

    With Melo flourishing, 'it makes sense' to keep Amar'e on bench

    nydailynews.com Jan 25, 2013
    Amar’e Stoudemire’s days as a backup don’t appear to be ending anytime soon. Mike Woodson said on Friday that “it makes sense now” to keep Stoudemire on the bench with the Knicks winning and Carmelo Anthony flourishing at power forward.
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  • Mara Addresses The Future Of Osi Umenyiora

    Mara Addresses The Future Of Osi Umenyiora

    John Mara spoke to reporters Thursday for the first time about the Giants’ failure to make the playoffs, and said he hasn’t “quite gotten over” his team’s failed title defense. He also touched on a few other subjects, including Osi Umenyiora‘s
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  • Cromartie: Jets must give Sanchez better cast

    Cromartie: Jets must give Sanchez better cast

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    Outspoken cornerback Antonio Cromartie absolved Mark Sanchez for the New York Jets' offensive disaster, blaming the front office for failing to surround the quarterback with enough talent.
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  • Panthers hire Al Holcomb as linebackers coach

    Panthers hire Al Holcomb as linebackers coach

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    We mentioned this morning that Giants assistant Al Holcomb was the latest low-profile name to interview with the Panthers, who are filling in the blanks of their coaching staff without the promise of the same kind of job security other teams can offer. …
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  • Yanks' GM: Possible, not likely, A-Rod out year

    Yanks' GM: Possible, not likely, A-Rod out year

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Jan 25, 2013
    New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said there is "a chance" that Alex Rodriguez's hip surgery could keep him out for the entire season.
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  • LeBron James wants to expand All-Star rosters, fails to acknowl…

    LeBron James wants to expand All-Star rosters, fails to acknowledge Brook Lopez

    yahoo.com Jan 25, 2013
    Every season, there are several All-Star snubs that stick in the collective craw of NBA fans. This year is no different, with Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez standing out as the most glaring omission. (Steph Curry was the biggest snub in the West, but …
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  • Timberwolves' Rubio apologizes for outburst

    Timberwolves' Rubio apologizes for outburst

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com nba.com Jan 25, 2013
    Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio said Friday he has apologized to acting coach Terry Porter for an outburst over the team's loss to the Brooklyn Nets.
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  • Jets GM: Revis reacts well to conversation

    Jets GM: Revis reacts well to conversation

    It didn't take long for New York Jets general manager John Idzik to engage in damage control.
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  • Upton deal makes tricky situation for Mets

    Upton deal makes tricky situation for Mets

    MLB.com Jan 25, 2013
    This week's rumor centered around Michael Bourn, the game's top-ranked free-agent outfielder. The Mets have reportedly discussed petitioning Major League Baseball to allow them to keep their 11th overall Draft pick if they sign Bourn, who would normally…
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  • Bills sign linebacker Maybin to reserve contract

    Bills sign linebacker Maybin to reserve contract

    CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals signed linebacker Aaron Maybin to a reserve/future contract on Friday.
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  • The Knicks, the Lakers and Lin: Answers to Readers' Questions

    The Knicks, the Lakers and Lin: Answers to Readers' Questions

    nytimes.com Jan 25, 2013
    Howard Beck, the N.B.A. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • Seahawks replace Idzik with former Browns exec

    Seahawks replace Idzik with former Browns exec

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    Having lost a salary cap guy to the Jets, the Seahawks found another one Friday, naming former Browns executive Matt Thomas as their new vice president of football administration. Thomas spent the previous three seasons with the Browns, after 12 years w…
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  • Jets Winger Evander Kane Gets Giant "YMCMB" Shaved In…

    Jets Winger Evander Kane Gets Giant "YMCMB" Shaved Into His Head

    deadspin.com Jan 25, 2013
    You can only be so in touch with hip hop when you play for the Winnipeg Jets. They used to be the Atlanta Thrashers. Winnipeg has a few hip-hoppists fewer than Atlanta. (No, the Thrashers didn't have Atlanta's leading hip-hoppists-Outcast, Wocker Flocke
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  • Labor deal could thwart Mets' pursuit of Bourn

    Labor deal could thwart Mets' pursuit of Bourn

    MLB.com Jan 25, 2013
    Baseball's owners succeeded in getting some cost certainty in their First-Year Player Draft budgets. They were happy about this. Meanwhile, players got the number of free agents requiring Draft pick compensation reduced. They were happy about that. Now,…
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  • Giants Sign Three More to Reserve/Future Deals

    Giants Sign Three More to Reserve/Future Deals

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 25, 2013
    The Giants signed three more players to future/reserve contracts today: CB Buddy Jackson, TE Jamie Childers and K Jake Rogers. The signings are the 19th and 20th by the Giants this offseason. Previously signed: WR Kris Adams, CB Antonio Dennard, QB Curt…
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  • Source: Robertson, Yanks agree to 1-year deal

    Source: Robertson, Yanks agree to 1-year deal

    ESPN.com Jan 25, 2013
    The New York Yankees came to terms with David Robertson on a one-year contract worth $3.1 million, according to a team source.
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  • Report: Carl Pavano Ruptured His Spleen Shoveling Snow

    Report: Carl Pavano Ruptured His Spleen Shoveling Snow

    deadspin.com Jan 25, 2013
    That's according to Ken Rosenthal, whose MLB sources told him the injury would keep the right-hander out for six to eight weeks. Then again, it might be much longer. Consider: Pavano is 37, he hasn't pitched since June 1 because of shoulder trouble, and…
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  • Former Giants DC Steve Spagnuolo fired by Saints; would he retu…

    Former Giants DC Steve Spagnuolo fired by Saints; would he return to NY?

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 25, 2013
    The New Orleans Saints Steve Spagnuolo after one season with the team. Spags, the former Giants defensive coordinator and head coach of the St. Louis Rams, directed the league’s worst total defense, which allowed the most yards ever (7,042) in a single
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  • Panthers aren’t offering much security during staff search

    Panthers aren’t offering much security during staff search

    profootballtalk.com Jan 25, 2013
    The Panthers have interviewed some guys you may have heard of, but that they’re mostly hiring their own speaks in part to what they’re offering. Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer reports that they’ve interviewed Giants defensive assistant Al Holc
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  • Former Raven Sergio Kindle has tryout with Giants

    Former Raven Sergio Kindle has tryout with Giants

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 25, 2013
    Looking to upgrade its linebacking corps, the New York Giants Sergio Kindle yesterday. Kindle, who left the Giants facility without a contract, was cut from the Baltimore Raven’s practice squad earlier this month. The former Texas pass-rusher was drafte
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  • NFL Pro Bowl Notes and Nuggets

    NFL Pro Bowl Notes and Nuggets

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 25, 2013
    QB Eli Manning, G Chris Snee, WR Victor Cruz and DE Jason Pierre-Paul will represent the Giants in this Sunday’s Pro Bowl in Hawaii. Snee and JPP are starters. Photo: giants.com The Pro Bowl will be played this Sunday in Hawaii (7:00 PM ET, NBC). I know
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  • Carmelo Anthony Walks Out Of Boston A Winner; DeMar DeRozan Has…

    Carmelo Anthony Walks Out Of Boston A Winner; DeMar DeRozan Has A Dagger Up His Sleeve

    dimemag.com Jan 25, 2013
    Celtics vs. Knicks felt like not just a big game, but a priority. This was appointment viewing after the trash-talk episode that landed the last Celtics-Knicks game on the front page of every sports page in the country. It’s the kind of episode that we
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  • NY Knicks show that they are tough enough to go into hostile Bo…

    NY Knicks show that they are tough enough to go into hostile Boston enviornment and win a game

    nydailynews.com Jan 25, 2013
    This wasn’t just a night to see how Carmelo Anthony would react to Kevin Garnett and whatever trash Garnett was going to send Melo’s way, as much as it was billed as the main event at the TD Garden. For Mike Woodson, this was a night to see if his tea
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  • Lawrence: For one night, Knicks tough enough

    Lawrence: For one night, Knicks tough enough

    nydailynews.com Jan 25, 2013
    This wasn’t just a night to see how Carmelo Anthony would react to Kevin Garnett and whatever trash Garnett was going to send Melo’s way, as much as it was billed as the main event at the TD Garden. For Mike Woodson, this was a night to see if his tea
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  • Knicks Insider: Chandler tabbed All-Star reserve

    Knicks Insider: Chandler tabbed All-Star reserve

    nydailynews.com Jan 25, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony won’t be the lone Knick All-Star this year. Teammate Tyson Chandler was among the Eastern Conference reserves named Thursday night for the Feb. 17 game in Houston, as voted by the league’s coaches.
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  • NY Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony lets his play speak for itse…

    NY Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony lets his play speak for itself in win over Kevin Garnett and Boston Celtics

    nydailynews.com Jan 25, 2013
    The last time the Knicks played the Celtics, Carmelo Anthony went looking for Kevin Garnett at the Celtics’ bus after the game. This time, in Boston, Anthony just helped win the game for the Knicks. Went to his own bus with a “W,” went to his own bu
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  • Ian Thomsen: Things not getting any easier for Celtics after ho…

    Ian Thomsen: Things not getting any easier for Celtics after home loss to Knicks

    CNNSI.com Jan 25, 2013
    The Celtics are one of the NBA's few underachieving teams without a built-in excuse. Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry, all 35 or older, have yet to miss a game. The same goes for everyone in their nine-man rotation but Rajon Rondo and Avery Br…
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  • Trouble In Beantown: For the first time since 2006, the Celtics…

    Trouble In Beantown: For the first time since 2006, the Celtics lost a…

    CNNSI.com Jan 25, 2013
    For the first time since 2006, the Celtics lost at home to the Knicks 89-86. With a five-game skid and a tough stretch ahead, Boston can't keep underachieving, says Ian Thomsen.
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  • Smith: Bloomy shovels aside hot air and cold truth about NY Sup…

    Smith: Bloomy shovels aside hot air and cold truth about NY Super Bowl

    nydailynews.com Jan 25, 2013
    The weather outside of City Hall was more to the liking of Gus the polar bear at the Central Park Zoo. But inside the Blue Room, where Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell were holding a noon press conference on Thursday, it was wa…
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  • The Sports Guy on Knicks-Celtics

    The Sports Guy on Knicks-Celtics

    grantland.com Jan 25, 2013
    Taking in Knicks-Celtics with a few words and a bunch of pictures.
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  • We Went There: Knicks-Celtics Bring the Rumors and Melodrama at…

    We Went There: Knicks-Celtics Bring the Rumors and Melodrama at North Station

    grantland.com Jan 25, 2013
    Just four days after their red, white, and blue football team was squeezed out of the NFL playoffs, Boston's sports fans rose from the ashes and reass...
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  • Video - Latest on New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis' recovery 01:14

    Latest on New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis' recovery

    Jan 25
    Andrea Kremer joins "NFL Total Access" with an update on New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis' contract situation as he faces the road to recovery.
  • Video - Latest on New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis' recovery 01:14

    Latest on New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis' recovery

    Jan 25
    Andrea Kremer joins "NFL Total Access" with an update on New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis' contract situation as he faces the road to recovery.
  • Video - NBA All-Star Snubs 02:59

    NBA All-Star Snubs

    Jan 25
    Antonio Davis discusses his top NBA All-Star snubs.
  • Video - Who Handled The Situation Better? 06:55

    Who Handled The Situation Better?

    Jan 25
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss whether Kevin Garnett or Carmelo Anthony handled the situation better Thursday night.

Sports Columnists

  • The Sports Guy on Knicks-Celtics

    Jan 25
    Taking in Knicks-Celtics with a few words and a bunch of pictures.