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Accorsi said he didn’t play favorites with Gettleman

Accorsi said he didn’t play favorites with Gettleman

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 26, 2013
When former Giants G.M. Ernie Accorsi was hired to help the Panthers find a new G.M., the first name that popped up in league circles as the prime candidate was Giants executive Dave Gettleman, given his relationship and friendship with Accorsi.  And ev
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  • Deron Williams Knocks Down 20 Points in the First Quarter

    Deron Williams Knocks Down 20 Points in the First Quarter

    dimemag.com Jan 26, 2013
    Deron Williams knocks down 20 points in the first quarter against the Houston Rockets.The post Deron Williams Knocks Down 20 Points in the First Quarter appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball V…
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  • Holiday's career-high 35 lift Sixers past Knicks

    Holiday's career-high 35 lift Sixers past Knicks

    ESPN.com nydailynews.com Jan 26, 2013
    Jrue Holiday scored a career-high 35 points, Nick Young had 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers cruised to a 97-80 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday night.
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  • NFL rejects requests by NY Jets, NY Giants to keep rivals from …

    NFL rejects requests by NY Jets, NY Giants to keep rivals from using facilities during Super Bowl XLVIII

    nydailynews.com Jan 26, 2013
    As part of their bid for Super Bowl XLVIII, the Jets and Giants proposed the AFC team use the Giants facility and the NFC team use the Jets facility.
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  • Very different Super Bowl trip for Mario Manningham this year

    Very different Super Bowl trip for Mario Manningham this year

    Mario Manningham made the biggest catch of last year’s Super Bowl, reeling in an Eli Manning pass down the sideline late in the fourth quarter to set up the game-winning touchdown for the Giants. The Giants didn’t make it back to the Super Bowl this y
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  • Mets catcher Powell's 5-month-old daughter dies

    Mets catcher Powell's 5-month-old daughter dies

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jan 26, 2013
    One of Mets catcher Landon Powell's twin 5-month-old daughters died on Friday night following an extensive illness, the family announced on Saturday through its Facebook page.
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  • If ex-NY Mets, Boston Red Sox skipper Bobby Valentine wants bac…

    If ex-NY Mets, Boston Red Sox skipper Bobby Valentine wants back, Mets TV is the place to be

    nydailynews.com Jan 26, 2013
    Will Bobby Valentine have a TV alliance with the Mets this season? The possibility exists. MLB sources say SportsNet New York brass has reached out to Valentine to discuss a possible studio role on Mets telecasts.
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  • Knicks No. 1 in N.B.A. on Forbes List

    Knicks No. 1 in N.B.A. on Forbes List

    nytimes.com Jan 26, 2013
    Based on revenue of $243 million and operating income of $83.2 million, along with the team's having no debt, the value of the Knicks climbed 41 percent.
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  • Speculation commences on what Jets could get for Revis

    Speculation commences on what Jets could get for Revis

    The Jets have made it known that they will at least explore their options regarding cornerback Darrelle Revis.  Which means that anyone interested in trading for him now knows that he’s available. So what could the Jets get?  An NFL source with knowle
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  • Knicks' Felton to return Saturday against Sixers

    Knicks' Felton to return Saturday against Sixers

    ESPN.com Jan 26, 2013
    Raymond Felton will return to the New York Knicks lineup on Saturday night after missing nearly five weeks with a fractured right pinky.
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  • Robertson's $3.1M lifts Yankees' payroll to $206M

    Robertson's $3.1M lifts Yankees' payroll to $206M

    CNNSI.com Jan 26, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Reliever David Robertson will earn $3.1 million under his one-year contract with the Yankees, a deal that increases New York's projected payroll to about $206 million.
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  • Sergio Kindle looking for work, works out for Giants

    Sergio Kindle looking for work, works out for Giants

    profootballtalk.com Jan 26, 2013
    There was once a time when Sergio Kindle was a promising pass-rush prospect, who seemed to fall into a perfect situation. But the fall down the stairs prior to his rookie training seems to have derailed his career, and now he can’t seem to latch on. Aft
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  • Saturday Morning Report: Quiet and Ice

    Saturday Morning Report: Quiet and Ice

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 26, 2013
    Hey, football weather is finally here in NY. The only thing missing now is the football. Even if the Giants were in it this year, this would be the quietest week of the season.  Unless you plan on watching the Pro Bowl (let me know how that goes).  The
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  • Pondering position changes for Tim Tebow

    Pondering position changes for Tim Tebow

    ESPN.com Jan 26, 2013
    Soon-to-be former New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow is about to hit the market. The Jets are expected to release or trade the popular backup this offseason once new general manager John Idzik thoroughly reviews New York's roster. However, Tebow will h…
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  • Antonio Cromartie thinks Mark Sanchez just needs more help

    Antonio Cromartie thinks Mark Sanchez just needs more help

    profootballtalk.com Jan 26, 2013
    The common opinion about Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is that his contract is the only thing keeping him in the mix at quarterback for the Jets. Cornerback Antonio Cromartie does not subscribe to that opinion. Cromartie believes that Sanchez can be a s…
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  • Huddled Masses for 2014 Super Bowl in New York

    Huddled Masses for 2014 Super Bowl in New York

    nytimes.com Jan 26, 2013
    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell want fans to "embrace the weather" when the Super Bowl arrives in New York/New Jersey next season.
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  • Yankees would not be at all unhappy if Alex Rodriguez misses ne…

    Yankees would not be at all unhappy if Alex Rodriguez misses next season or never comes back

    nydailynews.com Jan 26, 2013
    Brian Cashman made an appearance on the Joe Benigno/Evan Roberts WFAN show Friday and suggested Alex Rodriguez could miss the entire 2013 season. What Cashman didn’t say was that A-Rod missing the entire season wouldn’t necessarily be a bad thing for
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  • Mets Need a Center Fielder, but at What Cost?

    Mets Need a Center Fielder, but at What Cost?

    nytimes.com Jan 26, 2013
    In 2005, the Mets gave a multiyear deal to Carlos Beltran, a Scott Boras client. Now, with less money and less overall talent, they appear to be eyeing Michael Bourn, another Boras's client.
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  • Video - Harden Leads Rockets Past Nets 00:58

    Harden Leads Rockets Past Nets

    Jan 26
    James Harden scores 29 points as Rockets cruise to 119-106 win over Nets.
  • Video - Knicks Destroyed By 76ers In Felton's Return 01:11

    Knicks Destroyed By 76ers In Felton's Return

    Jan 26
    Jrue Holiday scores a career-high 35 points in 76ers' 97-80 win over Knicks.
  • Video - Revis Seeking Large Deal 01:05

    Revis Seeking Large Deal

    Jan 26
    John Clayton discusses Darrelle Revis' future with the Jets in the wake of his asking for a deal close to the largest ever for a defensive player.

Sports Columnists

  • Super Bowl XLVII -- Flacco has arrived

    Jan 26
    The Joe Flacco debate is essentially over. He will paid like an elite quarterback, no matter what his critics think.