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Mike Woodson deemed Jason Kidd and Tyson Chandler as probable for Wednesday night against Orlando, but the Knicks’ defensive efficiency still remains no better than questionable. Regardless of who is or is not in the lineup, Woodson believes the KnicksUpvote Share Tweet
Guilty or not, Alex Rodriguez has worn out his welcome with NY Yankees and MLB with newest steroid allegationsAlex Rodriguez needn’t concern himself now with hunkering down on that rehab program for his surgically repaired hip. A-Rod has to understand that the Yankees and Major League Baseball want no part of him.Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Second baseman Daniel Murphy and the New York Mets have agreed to a one-year contract worth $2,925,000, avoiding salary arbitration.Upvote Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has been trying to keep a lid on his wife's health issues that caused him to be away from the team for three weeks, preferring to deal with the situation privately while keeping his eye on th…Upvote Share Tweet
Schneider reportedly retires after 13 yearsMLB.com Updated Jan 29, 2013Catcher Brian Schneider, who caught 13 years with the Expos/Nationals organization, Mets and Phillies, has decided to retire, according to his hometown newspaper, the Allentown Morning Call.Upvote Share TweetThe Yankees, against Andy Pettitte's participation in the international competition, announced that the left-hander had withdrawn from the tournament.Upvote Share TweetBrooklyn Nets general manager Billy King will meet with ownership on Wednesday and Friday to discuss interim coach P.J. Carlesimo and the job he's done so far, among other things, King said during a Monday interview with NBA.com.Upvote Share TweetSo apparently the Jets aren’t interested in JaMarcus Russell according to a report on NFL.com. Yay! Now we can start discussing whether or not the Jets have discussed bringing Ryan Leaf in for a tryout …Upvote Share Tweet
Section 15: Family Funnytimes.com Updated Jan 29, 2013A Nets game is a night out for the Pritchards of Bedford-Stuyvesant: Steve, Nicole and their toddler, Ivy.Upvote Share TweetThe New York Yankees better hope Alex Rodriguez heals up from hip surgery and starts hitting home runs again for the next five summers. Because there's almost zero chance they can void the remainder of his contract, which is worth $114 million, regardle…Upvote Share TweetSuper Bowl XLVII's Media Day didn't disappoint, led by Michael Oher's candid chat, a cameo by Juan Castillo and a talkative Terrell Suggs. Don Banks recaps with Snap Judgments.Upvote Share TweetFormer New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum took ownership for the infamous Tim Tebow trade that will define his tenure. In an interview Tuesday with ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini, Tannenbaum said he has no regrets but admits his trade bombed. …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Jan 29, 2013I never really bought into the late-season idea that Justin Tuck could be a New York Giants cap casualty. I know he was disappointing in 2012, and actually for most of 2011 as well. But especially with Osi Umenyiora almost certain to be gone, I think th…Upvote Share TweetTORONTO (AP) The Buffalo Bills and Rogers Media announced a new agreement Tuesday that will keep Rogers Centre as the team's second home.Upvote Share TweetLast week, former NFL general manager Ted Sundquist told Rich Cimini of ESPN New York that during his recent interview for the then-vacant New York Jets general manager post, owner Woody Johnson said that trading for quarterback Tim Tebow was something …Upvote Share Tweet
Answers to Readers' Questions: Joe Flacco, Ray Lewis, Rex Ryannytimes.com Updated Jan 29, 2013Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.Upvote Share TweetIn response to the New Times of Miami PED/Anthony Bosch story published Tuesday, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has issued a complete denial. Gio Gonzalez of the Washington Nationals did likewise and Texas Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz, through h…Upvote Share Tweet
New York Giants Super Bowl Tidbits, Facts and Recordsgiantsfootballblog.com Updated Jan 29, 2013Some more Giants SB nuggets you may or may not care about…. The Giants have played the most Super Bowls (5) without ever having to travel to New Orleans. Their five SB appearances were as follows: XXI (Rose Bowl, Pasadena); XXV (Tampa Stadium); XXXV (RaUpvote Share Tweet
An ESPN Blunder Let Viewers Eavesdrop On Hannah Storm And Mark Schlereth Discussing What Sounds Like Tim Tebow's Doubtful NFL Fudeadspin.com Updated Jan 29, 2013It's no secret the Worldwide Leader loves all things Tebow. We didn't expect to find the Jets "quarterback" to be a topic of off-camera discussion by ESPN talent, though, as appears to be the case when a director cut from a live Colin Kaeperni…Upvote Share TweetScott Atchison, 36, pitched 51 1/3 innings out of the Boston bullpen last season and finished the season with a 1.58 earned run average.Upvote Share Tweet
Although deal unlikely, Mets meet with BournMLB.com Updated Jan 29, 2013General manager Sandy Alderson and assistant GM John Ricco flew to Houston last week to have dinner with Michael Bourn and his agent, Scott Boras, according to the New York Post. But the meeting "was more a getting-to-know-you session than a dollar…Upvote Share TweetFor as many people as Ray Lewis has inspired, it seems an equal number have tired of the Baltimore linebacker's story, writes Peter King. Do Lewis' detractors have a point?Upvote Share TweetYesterday John Idzik joined WFAN and everyone got their panties in a twist about a comment that new Jets GM made about the millstone around the team’s neck team’s top quarterback Mark Sanchez. “Yeah, I’m comfortable with Mark being a Jet. I toldUpvote Share Tweet
T2 Says His Rehab is “Progressing Smoothly”giantsfootballblog.com Updated Jan 29, 2013In August of 2011, CB Terrell Thomas blew out his right ACL and missed the entire season. Last August, the Giants were hopeful that Thomas would be able to come back and bolster their challenged secondary. It didn’t happen. He re-injured the knee and waUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 29, 2013Bills offensive line coach Pat Morris is looking forward to working with new coach Doug Marrone. DT Tony McDaniel was the Dolphins recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award. Breaking down the work done by the Patriots defensive ends this year. Jets coach …Upvote Share Tweet
Tracking Tebow in desert is like looking for needle in cactusTim Tebow and I have a little bit of a history. He probably doesn’t realize that, but trust me, it’s there. After all, I did attend the Jets training camp to explicitly cover The Shirtless One and was part of the Daily News team.Upvote Share Tweet
FINDING TEBOW: Famous backup QB works out far from New York to try and recapture his careerTo most bystanders, Tim Tebow looks like just another runner training in the Arizona winter, sprinting up and down a track, building up an afternoon sweat. A few students from Paradise Valley Community College meander by, but none realizes the most famo…Upvote Share Tweet
Tannenbaum Has No Regrets Over Tebow TradeJan 29ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini talks about Mike Tannenbaum's taking responsibility for the Tim Tebow trade and acknowledging it was a failure.
For Love Of The GameJan 29Basketball runs deep for provocative restaurateur and "Fresh Off the Boat" author Eddie Huang.
Future Of Alex RodriguezJan 29Buster Olney discusses whether Alex Rodriguez has played his last game for the Yankees.
Stephen A. Fed Up With A-RodJan 29Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the reports that Alex Rodriguez has ties to a firm that sold PEDs.
Don Banks: Oher's story still resonating with Ravens; more Media Day SnapsJan 29NEW ORLEANS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from Tuesday's Super Bowl Media Day at the Superdome, always the most inane day on the league's annual calendar...
Peter King: America tires of Ray Lewis, Alex Smith's fate, mailJan 29NEW ORLEANS -- One thing, as Super Bowl week kicks off in full Tuesday with Media Day at the Superdome, I think that I should have dropped into Monday Morning Quarterback:
Coast to Coast - Time for the Boston Celtics to blow it up?Jan 29Our experts discuss what Boston should do now that Rajon Rondo is on the shelf for the rest of the season.
Allen Iverson turns down Texas Legends' D-League offerJan 29Allen Iverson has announced that he remains hopeful of getting one last shot at the NBA but says he's turning down the opportunity to launch his comeback in the NBA Development League.