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Former No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell - widely considered the biggest bust in NFL draft history - recently shed weight and is attempting an NFL comeback. The Jets need a quarterback. Russell was once a quarterback. And the Jets have explored theUpvote Share TweetThe 34-year-old right-handed-hitter will compete with Matt Diaz and Russ Canzler for a spot a reserve outfielder.Upvote Share TweetDerek Jeter took ground balls Monday the Yankees training facility, three months after having surgery to repair a fracture of his left ankle.Upvote Share TweetEagles running back LeSean McCoy has made headlines for his Twitter use before, but there’s a big difference between trash talking with Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora and what happened between him and the mother of his son over the weekend. McCoy loUpvote Share Tweet
Pineda making strides at Yanks' training complexYankees right-hander Michael Pineda is set to reach a major checkpoint in his recovery from right shoulder surgery, graduating to tossing from a half mound on Tuesday at the club's complex in Tampa, Fla.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013HONOLULU (AP) At least one key NFL executive thinks play improved at the Pro Bowl this year: Commissioner Roger Goodell.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants News and Notes for Mondaygiantsfootballblog.com Jan 28, 2013Some quick housekeeping we may have been remiss on…. From Jenny Vrentas of the Star Ledger: The Giants will promote Lunda Wells to assistant offensive line coach, according to a person with knowledge of the team’s plans. That person requested anonymitUpvote Share Tweet
Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 33-36The AFC East blog continues its second annual "Walker’s Fab 40," where we rank the top players in the division. Here are Nos. 33-36: No. 36: Shonn Greene, RB, New York Jets 2012 stats: 1,063 yards, eight touchdowns Analysis: Longtime readers of the AFCUpvote Share Tweet
Jeremy Lin’s “Linsanity” Documentary Hits The Sundance Film Festivaldimemag.com Jan 28, 2013Filmmaker Evan Jackson Leong did not call up Jeremy Lin last February and ask to document his life once Lin became an international star. He had contacted Lin, and been turned down every time, routinely ever since contacting him around four years ago. S…Upvote Share Tweet
Can Jets, Broncos work another big trade?The New York Jets and Denver Broncos made headlines last offseason when they combined to make the most-hyped trade in 2012 for Tim Tebow. Could these two teams work out another blockbuster in 2013 with star cornerback Darrelle Revis? Peter King of Sport…Upvote Share Tweet
Best N.B.A. Games of the Weeknytimes.com Jan 28, 2013The best N.B.A. games of the week feature Indiana at Denver, Miami at the Nets and Washington at Memphis.Upvote Share Tweet
Yao Ming checks in to discuss Jeremy Lin’s rise, and the disappearing NBA centeryahoo.com Jan 28, 2013On Feb. 10, the Chinese New Year hits. And as part of his partnership with the NBA, former Houston Rockets All-Star Yao Ming will take part in a series of events that will start on Feb. 8, promoting 23 games that will be nationally televised in China as…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013NEW YORK (AP) -- Carl Pavano's spleen was removed last week after the pitcher was injured when he fell in the snow.Upvote Share Tweet
Is Stoudemire Returning to Form?nytimes.com Jan 28, 2013Amar'e Stoudemire's Knicks comeback has taken a turn for the promising in recent games.Upvote Share TweetWhat is Andy Pettitte's status for the World Baseball Classic? Why didn't the Yankees pursue Justin Upton or Delmon Young? Beat reporter Bryan Hoch answers fans questions in his latest Inbox.Upvote Share Tweet
Infield a formidable strength for MetsThe first installment of "Around the Horn" focuses on David Wright, Ike Davis and the infield, which will need to remain a strength for the Mets to compete in '13.Upvote Share TweetJets General Manager John Idzik got a quick introduction to life in his new job when his introductory press conference came on the heels of reports that the team was looking at trade options involving cornerback Darrelle Revis. Idzik did his best to tem…Upvote Share Tweetthejetsblog.com Jan 28, 2013As 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, Gary Myers of the New York Daily News reports. The reasons were clear: The Jets were not thrilled at thUpvote Share Tweet
Weaver has admired D-line talent from afarbuffalobills.com Jan 28, 2013Bills defensive line coach Anthony Weaver may have been coaching with the New York Jets the past couple of seasons, but he was fully aware of the level of talent on Buffalo’s defensive line this past season. Now he’ll get the chance to coach them. “Upvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Live from LouisianaNEW ORLEANS -- Greetings, and welcome to Super Bowl week, which is a bit of an eat-your-heart out affair for NFC East fans this year. The New York Giants beat the San Francisco 49ers, and the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles beat the Baltimor…Upvote Share Tweet
Bondy: Carmel-O saves Knicks from lack of 'D'Clearly, these are not your father’s Knicks anymore. The crowd may still chant “Dee-fense” at the Garden, but on Sunday the fans didn’t often complete those two full syllables before Atlanta penetrated for an easy basket in the paint or buried a wUpvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony's red-hot 3-point shooting saves NY Knicks from poor defensive effort... againClearly, these are not your father’s Knicks anymore. The crowd may still chant “Dee-fense” at the Garden, but on Sunday the fans didn’t often complete those two full syllables before Atlanta penetrated for an easy basket in the paint or buried a wUpvote Share TweetIman Shumpert instinctively clutched his surgically repaired left knee Sunday as he began discussing Rajon Rondo’s long road to recovery. Shumpert’s painful journey ended 10 days ago when he returned to the lineup after being sidelined since last MayUpvote Share Tweetgrantland.com Jan 28, 2013When the news came out last week that the New York Jets might explore a trade for Darrelle Revis, it was easy to dismiss the idea as typical new-regim...Upvote Share Tweet
Nets Slam Magic, 97-77Jan 28Nets win eighth straight home game.
Half-Court MiracleJan 28Henry Abbott with Michael Drysch, who hit a half-court hook shot during Friday's game between the Pistons and Heat in Miami, winning $75,000.
Working OvertimeJan 28In fact ALL the titles, over the last eight years, have gone to teams whose players got more rest, specifically played less than 3,000 minutes per season. Henry Abbott explains.
Inside the Locker Room: KnicksJan 28Ian Begley and Jared Zwerling with an update on the Knicks, including Pablo Prigioni, Raymond Felton, and Rasheed Wallace.
Rudy Gay subject of active trade discussions between Toronto Raptors, Memp…Jan 28The Memphis Grizzlies continue to field calls from teams interested in Rudy Gay and are engaged in active trade discussions with the Toronto Raptors, sources with knowledge of the talks told ESPN.com.
Clayton's mailbag: What's next for fired GMs?Jan 28There are plenty of experienced GMs sitting on the sidelines, waiting to get back into the NFL. Plus, answers to reader questions.
Don Banks: Ken Whisenhunt breaks down Niners-Ravens matchupJan 28NEW ORLEANS -- The Super Bowl pairing of San Francisco and Baltimore holds little surprise factor for Ken Whisenhunt. The newly named San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator, and former Arizona Cardinals head coach, witnessed first-hand the rise of the…
Allen Iverson eyed by Dallas Mavericks' D-League affiliate, sources sayJan 28The Texas Legends are lobbying Allen Iverson to try work his way back to the NBA by playing for the Dallas Mavericks' Development League affiliate, according to D-League sources.