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Alderson Says Bourn Would Cost Mets Too Much

Alderson Says Bourn Would Cost Mets Too Much

nytimes.com Updated Jan 27, 2013
The Mets would be forced to give up the 11th pick of the draft if they were to sign the free-agent Michael Bourn, something Sandy Alderson said they were "very reluctant to consider."
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  • 'Melo hits Knicks' record nine threes, sinks Hawks

    'Melo hits Knicks' record nine threes, sinks Hawks

    CNNSI.com Jan 27, 2013
    'Melo hits Knicks' record nine threes, sinks Hawks
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  • Carmelo goes for 42 as Knicks outlast Hawks

    Carmelo goes for 42 as Knicks outlast Hawks

    ESPN.com nydailynews.com Jan 27, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony tied a franchise record with nine 3-pointers, then converted a go-ahead, three-point play with 12.5 seconds left to cap a 42-point night and lead the New York Knicks to a 106-104 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday.
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  • NFC whipping AFC 31-14 in Pro Bowl

    NFC whipping AFC 31-14 in Pro Bowl

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    After the NFC jumped out in front 10-7 in the Pro Bowl’s initial 16 minutes, Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson briefly returned the lead to the AFC by reading Giants quarterback Eli Manning’s eyes in zone coverage and picking off Eli’s pass, which w
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  • Now What?: The Celts rallied for a 100-98 double-OT win over……

    Now What?: The Celts rallied for a 100-98 double-OT win over…

    CNNSI.com Jan 27, 2013
    The Celts rallied for a 100-98 double-OT win over the Heat. But with Rajon Rondo being out the rest of the year with a torn ACL, Ian Thomsen says Boston's outlook has changed.
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  • Ian Thomsen: Celtics spoil Allen's return, must regroup after l…

    Ian Thomsen: Celtics spoil Allen's return, must regroup after losing Rondo

    CNNSI.com Jan 27, 2013
    BOSTON -- A roar went up for Rajon Rondo in the second overtime of what his teammates hoped would be their breakthrough win of this troubled season. Rondo was sitting in a corner of the arena near the players' exit in his winter coat with a scarf around…
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  • NFL.com: "Pro Bowl Might Be Hampered By Rainy, Windy Weather"

    NFL.com: "Pro Bowl Might Be Hampered By Rainy, Windy Weather"

    deadspin.com Jan 27, 2013
    OK, OK-keep it together, man. Don't laugh. "Hampered by rain." Don't you dare laugh. Just-just read the article. You can do that. "...billed this year's Pro Bowl as Peyton Manning vs. Eli Manning, a battle of the brothers, with the headline: 'Football
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  • NFL rejects attempt by Jets, Giants to keep rivals out of facil…

    NFL rejects attempt by Jets, Giants to keep rivals out of facilities for Super Bowl XLVIII

    profootballtalk.com Jan 27, 2013
    With MetLife Stadium hosting Super Bowl XLVIII, the Jets and Giants naturally will be loaning their facilities to the teams that qualify - assuming both of them don’t.  But the NFL has rejected an attempt by the two teams to keep their enemies out of
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  • Taking a Look at the Osi Situation, Again

    Taking a Look at the Osi Situation, Again

    “I’m just happy. If it is (my final game with the Giants), then I’m just happy to have been in this situation and to have played for this organization, played for this team and to have accomplished the things that we’ve accomplished here as a team
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  • Jetting to Honolulu: Just a quick reminder on which Jets will b…

    Jetting to Honolulu: Just a quick reminder on which Jets will be playi…

    Just a quick reminder on which Jets will be playing tonight (7PM ET) in the Pro Bowl.  Here’s how they got their invites. Antonio Cromartie, CB - Cromartie is appearing in his first Pro Bowl since 2007, a year he was a league leader in interceptions
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  • Bear Pascoe To Re-Sign with New York Giants

    Bear Pascoe To Re-Sign with New York Giants

    giantsgab.com Jan 27, 2013
    The New York Giants have 26 pending free-agents this off-season. Now, they have 25. The Porterville Recorder reports that Pascoe will re-sign with the Giants sometime next week. According to Pascoe’s father, his son will be signing a one-year deal. T
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  • BGA Special: 2013 Draft Picks Rundown

    BGA Special: 2013 Draft Picks Rundown

    thejetsblog.com Jan 27, 2013
    Before the new league year gets underway, I wanted to set out the draft choices the Jets will have in the upcoming draft. After the jump, I’ll list out all the picks initially held by the Jets, together with details of outstanding trades and the project
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  • Michael Strahan on the upcoming Hall of Fame vote

    Michael Strahan on the upcoming Hall of Fame vote

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 27, 2013
    “Of course, I mean who wouldn’t be disappointed if you made it this far?” Strahan told Dan Salamone of Giants.com this week. “I mean I definitely would be disappointed, but at the same time, if I don’t make it in and somebody else does, that mea
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  • Forbes' "Best Sports Blogs" Of 2003 Are A Portal To A…

    Forbes' "Best Sports Blogs" Of 2003 Are A Portal To A Time You're Glad You Forgot

    deadspin.com Jan 27, 2013
    The shortest increments of time known to humanity are the following, beginning with the most brief: More »
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  • Offensive Line Rebuild Starts From Within

    Offensive Line Rebuild Starts From Within

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 27, 2013
    Giants OT James Brewer This offseason, we have been beating the drum about the changes needed on the offensive line. The situation is dire from the outside looking in. But GM Jerry Reese normally doesn’t panic and it appears he has a few things up his s
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  • Today in Giants’ History: Wide Right

    Today in Giants’ History: Wide Right

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 27, 2013
    It was 22 years ago today that the Giants won their second Super Bowl under Bill Parcells. The Giants came into Super Bowl XXV seven point underdogs to Jim Kelly and the Buffalo Bills at the “Big Sombrero” in Tampa. With the country gearing up for the
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  • Jrue Holiday Destroys The Knicks; Kyrie Irving Breaks Toronto’s…

    Jrue Holiday Destroys The Knicks; Kyrie Irving Breaks Toronto’s Heart

    dimemag.com Jan 27, 2013
    The NBA All-Star Game is a showcase normally reserved for the great players who actually win games, and yet we haven’t heard one complaint about how Jrue Holiday is going to Houston next month. He’s been so good this season (remember, this cat is stil
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  • Video - NFC Routs AFC In Pro Bowl 01:00

    NFC Routs AFC In Pro Bowl

    Jan 27
    Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes and the Vikings' Kyle Rudolph took home MVP honors as the NFC coasted to a 62-35 win over the AFC.
  • Video - New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning likes 2013 Pro Bowl intensity 00:52

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning likes 2013 Pro Bowl intensity

    Jan 27
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning discusses the improvement in effort in the 2013 Pro Bowl compared to previous games.
  • Video - New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning likes 2013 Pro Bowl intensity 00:52

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning likes 2013 Pro Bowl intensity

    Jan 27
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning discusses the improvement in effort in the 2013 Pro Bowl compared to previous games.
  • Video - Josh Smith Ferocious Slam 00:09

    Josh Smith Ferocious Slam

    Jan 27
    Hawks on the break and Josh Smith finishes with the one-handed dunk.

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  • Peter King: Are you ready? Super Bowl XLVII week is off and running

    Jan 27
    NEW ORLEANS -- Ready to get beaten over the head with the Harbaughs, Ray Lewis past and present and a whole lot of players saying a whole lot of nothing? Well, it's Super Bowl week, and the bad news for you is that the one thing I noticed in my few hour…
  • Adande: Kobe Bryant brings a new approach to floundering franchise

    Jan 27
    With Kobe Bryant channeling his inner Magic Johnson, have the Lakers found the right formula? Or is this fancy passing just a passing fancy? J.A. Adande explores.