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The latest steroid-tainted twist in the Alex Rodriguez saga has only added to the perception that the Yankees - old, injury-prone and now strapped by a self-imposed salary cap - are headed down a dark alley toward a very uncertain future.Upvote Share Tweet
Orlando forward Glen Davis broke his left foot in the first half against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.Upvote Share TweetLeBron James had 24 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat blew out Brooklyn in the second half for a 105-85 victory Wednesday night, their 13th in a row over the Nets.Upvote Share TweetJason Kidd, the Knicks' 39-year-old guard, missed Wednesday's game against Orlando, his fifth of the season, because of back spasms.Upvote Share Tweet
Mark Teixeira makes one-night-only appearance in ‘Rock of Ages’ on Broadwayyahoo.com Jan 30, 2013Here's a lighter story for fans of the New York Yankees to digest in the wake of the Alex Rodriguez news from the past 48 hours. Since 1980 - when he was born, of course - all Mark Teixeira has wanted to do - aside from destroy fastballs - is rockUpvote Share Tweet
Defense Facing Tough Choices: What’s in Store For Tuck, BoleyThe Giants have some tough personnel decisions facing them this offseason. DE Osi Umenyiora and some other veterans will most likely be shown the door as the team looks to get younger and deeper through cheaper options. Most of those changes figure to b…Upvote Share TweetThe Yankees are considering the veteran free agent Travis Hafner as a possible left-handed designated hitter, according to a person familiar with the team's planning.Upvote Share Tweet
Nets' Lopez replaces injured Rondo as All-StarNBA commissioner David Stern has selected Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez to replace Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo on the Eastern Conference All-Star roster, the league announced Wednesday.Upvote Share TweetNiners’ PR Williams “Shocked” Giants Weren’t Cited For Targeting Him Last YearUpvote Share Tweet
For Manningham, a Frustrating End to the Seasonnytimes.com Jan 30, 2013Mario Manningham of the 49ers, who was injured in the second to last game of the regular season, advises younger teammates to appreciate their playing time.Upvote Share TweetNew Mets pitcher Shaun Marcum said he signed with the team because of the promise of lots of innings, which were freed up when the team traded Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey.Upvote Share Tweet
Revis Saga: No Matter What Happens, The Jets Will Winthejetsblog.com Jan 30, 2013The Darrelle Revis situation is at once the most understandable, ridiculous and thoroughly frustrating scenario the Jets and their fans have had to go through in the past 12 months. That’s saying something. But to understand this situation, we have to lUpvote Share Tweet
Super Bowl Prediction: Who Wins?giantsgab.com Jan 30, 2013Although the Giants won’t be participating in this year’s super bowl, we here at the Gab would still like to get your predictions on the big matchup. So Gabbers, who are you picking to win and why? Who do you have winning the big one? My Prediction: 4Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- R.A. Dickey said the pictures and literature couldn't have prepared him for the young boy who approached him last week on one of the squalid streets of Mumbai's red-light district.Upvote Share Tweet
Bourn vs. Bourne: The Mets could use a fictional hero who could put…nytimes.com Jan 30, 2013The Mets could use a fictional hero who could put up real numbers.Upvote Share TweetNew York Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte will not play for Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, his agent confirmed.Upvote Share Tweet
Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 21-24The AFC East blog continues its second annual "Walker’s Fab 40," where we rank the top players in the division. Here are Nos. 21-24: No. 24: Muhammad Wilkerson, DE, New York Jets 2012 stats: 70 tackles, five sacks, three forced fumbles Analysis: WilkersUpvote Share Tweet
NFL Draft projections: Giants eyeing defense in 1st roundIn a roundup of NFL Draft projections, five of the nine prognostications suggested the New York Giants in the first round. Among the names mentioned with the team’s first selection were BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah, LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery,Upvote Share Tweet
Ranking the Giants’ top off-season prioritiesThis version of the 9-7 Giants didn’t translate into a Super Bowl-bound time. As the media gathers in New Orleans, New York Giants players are watching from their couches as a new king of the football world is crowned on Sunday. Owner John Mara and GM JUpvote Share TweetLOS ANGELES -- Phoenix understood why Steve Nash left as a free agent last summer -- he is turning 39 next week, he is still without a championship and the Suns are in the first phase of a long rebuild -- but it was harder to reconcile why, of all the p…Upvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Giants' need for speedNEW ORLEANS -- Man, the food in this town is great. Even the links taste a little sweeter. Washington Redskins London Fletcher's teammates expect the veteran leader of the Redskins' defense to take some time before deciding whether he'll return for anot…Upvote Share TweetSAN DIEGO (AP) -- Freddy Garcia and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.Upvote Share Tweet
If MLB is going to clean up its sport, the government has to go after Anthony Bosch, his clinic and his 'patients' -- includingnydailynews.com Jan 30, 2013You may be one of those, like Lance Armstrong’s enablers, who fall back now on the defense that Everybody Was Doing It. But if you believe these guys are cheats, if you are one who believes that what the juicers have done is a form of athletic fraud, thUpvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Jan 30, 2013Darrelle Revis’ future with the Jets may be unclear now, but former general manager Mike Tannenbaum left little doubt that he had no designs of moving the All-Pro cornerback before he suffered a season-ending knee injury.Upvote Share Tweet
Amar'e Goes Old-SchoolJan 30Raymond Felton finds Amar'e Stoudemire, who dunks in the face of Nikols Vucevic.
Carmelo Sets Knicks' Record In WinJan 30Carmelo Anthony sets Knicks' franchise record with 30th straight 20-point game as Knicks roll to 113-97 win over Magic.
Halftime Show For Eli ManningJan 30Freestyle Love Supreme performs for Eli Manning on SportsNation.
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning reflects on Super Bowl experiencesJan 30New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has two Super Bowl titles to his credit. He sits down with Rich Eisen to discuss the Super Bowl experience and gaining elite status as a quarterback.
Super Bowl XLVII -- Ravens, 49ers power their way to the Super BowlJan 30Fans of old-school football should rejoice about the Ravens-49ers matchup. It should be power football at its finest.
Sources -- Memphis Grizzlies agree in principle to trade Rudy Gay to Toron…Jan 30The Memphis Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors have agreed in principle on a trade that will send leading scorer Rudy Gay to the Raptors, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
Don Banks: Homegrown or imported, 49ers are loaded with blue-chip talentJan 30NEW ORLEANS -- The Cain and Abel coaching subplot in this year's Super Bowl is undeniably the most irresistible in NFL history, but it's still the playing talent that decides championships in football, and that's where the San Francisco 49ers have almos…