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D-Will helps Nets earn 8th straight home win

D-Will helps Nets earn 8th straight home win

ESPN.com Updated Jan 28, 2013
Deron Williams had 20 points and nine assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 97-77 on Monday night for their eighth straight home victory.
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  • Jets have explored JaMarcus Russell

    Jets have explored JaMarcus Russell

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    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 the
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  • Yankees Sign Juan Rivera to Minor League Deal

    Yankees Sign Juan Rivera to Minor League Deal

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jan 28, 2013
    The 34-year-old right-handed-hitter will compete with Matt Diaz and Russ Canzler for a spot a reserve outfielder.
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  • Jeter Back on Field, Right on Schedule

    Jeter Back on Field, Right on Schedule

    Derek Jeter took ground balls Monday the Yankees training facility, three months after having surgery to repair a fracture of his left ankle.
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  • LeSean McCoy apologizes for Twitter tirade

    LeSean McCoy apologizes for Twitter tirade

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Eagles 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 lo
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  • Pineda making strides at Yanks' training complex

    Pineda making strides at Yanks' training complex

    MLB.com Jan 28, 2013
    Yankees 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.
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  • Goodell: Pro Bowl play improved from last year

    Goodell: Pro Bowl play improved from last year

    CNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013
    HONOLULU (AP) At least one key NFL executive thinks play improved at the Pro Bowl this year: Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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  • Giants News and Notes for Monday

    Giants News and Notes for Monday

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 28, 2013
    Some 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 anonymit
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  • Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 33-36

    Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 33-36

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    The 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 AFC
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  • Jeremy Lin’s “Linsanity” Documentary Hits The Sundance Film Fe…

    Jeremy Lin’s “Linsanity” Documentary Hits The Sundance Film Festival

    dimemag.com Jan 28, 2013
    Filmmaker 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…
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  • Can Jets, Broncos work another big trade?

    Can Jets, Broncos work another big trade?

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    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…
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  • Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    Best N.B.A. Games of the Week

    nytimes.com Jan 28, 2013
    The best N.B.A. games of the week feature Indiana at Denver, Miami at the Nets and Washington at Memphis.
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  • Yao Ming checks in to discuss Jeremy Lin’s rise, and the disapp…

    Yao Ming checks in to discuss Jeremy Lin’s rise, and the disappearing NBA center

    yahoo.com Jan 28, 2013
    On 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…
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  • Pavano is hospitalized following spleen removal

    Pavano is hospitalized following spleen removal

    CNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Carl Pavano's spleen was removed last week after the pitcher was injured when he fell in the snow.
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  • Is Stoudemire Returning to Form?

    Is Stoudemire Returning to Form?

    nytimes.com Jan 28, 2013
    Amar'e Stoudemire's Knicks comeback has taken a turn for the promising in recent games.
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  • Inbox: Pettitte to pitch for Team USA?

    Inbox: Pettitte to pitch for Team USA?

    MLB.com Jan 28, 2013
    What 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.
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  • Infield a formidable strength for Mets

    Infield a formidable strength for Mets

    MLB.com Jan 28, 2013
    The 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.
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  • John Idzik’s “comfortable” with Mark Sanchez on the roster

    John Idzik’s “comfortable” with Mark Sanchez on the roster

    profootballtalk.com Jan 28, 2013
    Jets 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…
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  • NFL rejects Jets, Giants request to keep rivals from using faci…

    NFL rejects Jets, Giants request to keep rivals from using facilities

    thejetsblog.com Jan 28, 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, Gary Myers of the New York Daily News reports. The reasons were clear: The Jets were not thrilled at th
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  • Weaver has admired D-line talent from afar

    Weaver has admired D-line talent from afar

    buffalobills.com Jan 28, 2013
    Bills 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. “
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  • Breakfast links: Live from Louisiana

    Breakfast links: Live from Louisiana

    ESPN.com Jan 28, 2013
    NEW 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…
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  • Bondy: Carmel-O saves Knicks from lack of 'D'

    Bondy: Carmel-O saves Knicks from lack of 'D'

    nydailynews.com Jan 28, 2013
    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 w
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  • Carmelo Anthony's red-hot 3-point shooting saves NY Knicks from…

    Carmelo Anthony's red-hot 3-point shooting saves NY Knicks from poor defensive effort... again

    nydailynews.com Jan 28, 2013
    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 w
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  • Knicks Insider: Shumpert feels Rondo's knee pain

    Knicks Insider: Shumpert feels Rondo's knee pain

    nydailynews.com Jan 28, 2013
    Iman 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 May
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  • How Darrelle Revis Compares to the Best Players Ever Traded

    How Darrelle Revis Compares to the Best Players Ever Traded

    grantland.com Jan 28, 2013
    When 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...
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  • Video - Nets Slam Magic, 97-77 01:05

    Nets Slam Magic, 97-77

    Jan 28
    Nets win eighth straight home game.
  • Video - Half-Court Miracle 02:49

    Half-Court Miracle

    Jan 28
    Henry 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.
  • Video - Working Overtime 01:05

    Working Overtime

    Jan 28
    In 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.
  • Video - Inside the Locker Room: Knicks 05:42

    Inside the Locker Room: Knicks

    Jan 28
    Ian Begley and Jared Zwerling with an update on the Knicks, including Pablo Prigioni, Raymond Felton, and Rasheed Wallace.

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  • Rudy Gay subject of active trade discussions between Toronto Raptors, Memp…

    Jan 28
    The 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 28
    There 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 matchup

    Jan 28
    NEW 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 say

    Jan 28
    The 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.