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Alex Rodriguez is far from the only uncertain part of the Yanke…

Alex Rodriguez is far from the only uncertain part of the Yankees future

nydailynews.com nytimes.com Updated Jan 30, 2013
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.
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  • Magic's Davis breaks left foot vs. Knicks

    Magic's Davis breaks left foot vs. Knicks

    Orlando forward Glen Davis broke his left foot in the first half against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.
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  • LeBron, Heat roll to 13th straight win over Nets

    LeBron, Heat roll to 13th straight win over Nets

    LeBron 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.
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  • Fewer Minutes for Knicks' Kidd, Whose Back Is Ailing

    Fewer Minutes for Knicks' Kidd, Whose Back Is Ailing

    Jason Kidd, the Knicks' 39-year-old guard, missed Wednesday's game against Orlando, his fifth of the season, because of back spasms.
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  • Mark Teixeira makes one-night-only appearance in ‘Rock of Ages’…

    Mark Teixeira makes one-night-only appearance in ‘Rock of Ages’ on Broadway

    yahoo.com Jan 30, 2013
    Here'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 rock
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  • Defense Facing Tough Choices: What’s in Store For Tuck, Boley

    Defense Facing Tough Choices: What’s in Store For Tuck, Boley

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 30, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Yankees Consider Hafner as Designated Hitter

    Yankees Consider Hafner as Designated Hitter

    The 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.
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  • Nets' Lopez replaces injured Rondo as All-Star

    Nets' Lopez replaces injured Rondo as All-Star

    ESPN.com Jan 30, 2013
    NBA 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.
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  • Niners’ PR Williams “Shocked” Giants Weren’t Cited For Targeti…

    Niners’ PR Williams “Shocked” Giants Weren’t Cited For Targeting Him Last Year

    Niners’ PR Williams “Shocked” Giants Weren’t Cited For Targeting Him Last Year
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  • For Manningham, a Frustrating End to the Season

    For Manningham, a Frustrating End to the Season

    nytimes.com Jan 30, 2013
    Mario 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.
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  • Marcum Will Fill Dickey's Innings, If Not his Shoes

    Marcum Will Fill Dickey's Innings, If Not his Shoes

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jan 30, 2013
    New 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.
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  • Revis Saga: No Matter What Happens, The Jets Will Win

    Revis Saga: No Matter What Happens, The Jets Will Win

    thejetsblog.com Jan 30, 2013
    The 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 l
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  • Super Bowl Prediction: Who Wins?

    Super Bowl Prediction: Who Wins?

    giantsgab.com Jan 30, 2013
    Although 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: 4
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  • Dickey makes humanitarian mission to Mumbai

    Dickey makes humanitarian mission to Mumbai

    CNNSI.com Jan 30, 2013
    NEW 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.
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  • Bourn vs. Bourne: The Mets could use a fictional hero who could…

    Bourn vs. Bourne: The Mets could use a fictional hero who could put…

    nytimes.com Jan 30, 2013
    The Mets could use a fictional hero who could put up real numbers.
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  • Yankees' Pettitte won't pitch for USA in WBC

    Yankees' Pettitte won't pitch for USA in WBC

    ESPN.com Jan 30, 2013
    New York Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte will not play for Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, his agent confirmed.
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  • Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 21-24

    Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 21-24

    ESPN.com Jan 30, 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. 21-24: No. 24: Muhammad Wilkerson, DE, New York Jets 2012 stats: 70 tackles, five sacks, three forced fumbles Analysis: Wilkers
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  • NFL Draft projections: Giants eyeing defense in 1st round

    NFL Draft projections: Giants eyeing defense in 1st round

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 30, 2013
    In 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,
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  • Ranking the Giants’ top off-season priorities

    Ranking the Giants’ top off-season priorities

    giantsfootballblog.com Jan 30, 2013
    This 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 J
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  • Lee Jenkins: Little the same for Nash in return to Phoenix

    Lee Jenkins: Little the same for Nash in return to Phoenix

    CNNSI.com Jan 30, 2013
    LOS 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…
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  • Breakfast links: Giants' need for speed

    Breakfast links: Giants' need for speed

    ESPN.com Jan 30, 2013
    NEW 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…
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  • Padres sign Freddy Garcia to minor league deal

    Padres sign Freddy Garcia to minor league deal

    CNNSI.com Jan 30, 2013
    SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Freddy Garcia and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.
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  • If MLB is going to clean up its sport, the government has to go…

    If MLB is going to clean up its sport, the government has to go after Anthony Bosch, his clinic and his 'patients' -- including

    nydailynews.com Jan 30, 2013
    You 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, th
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  • Tannenbaum: No plans of trading Jets CB Revis

    Tannenbaum: No plans of trading Jets CB Revis

    nydailynews.com Jan 30, 2013
    Darrelle 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.
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  • Video - Amar'e Goes Old-School 00:28

    Amar'e Goes Old-School

    Jan 30
    Raymond Felton finds Amar'e Stoudemire, who dunks in the face of Nikols Vucevic.
  • Video - Carmelo Sets Knicks' Record In Win 00:56

    Carmelo Sets Knicks' Record In Win

    Jan 30
    Carmelo Anthony sets Knicks' franchise record with 30th straight 20-point game as Knicks roll to 113-97 win over Magic.
  • Video - Halftime Show For Eli Manning 05:01

    Halftime Show For Eli Manning

    Jan 30
    Freestyle Love Supreme performs for Eli Manning on SportsNation.
  • Video - New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning reflects on Super Bowl experiences 08:34

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning reflects on Super Bowl experiences

    Jan 30
    New 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.

Sports Columnists

  • Super Bowl XLVII -- Ravens, 49ers power their way to the Super Bowl

    Jan 30
    Fans 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 30
    The 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 talent

    Jan 30
    NEW 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…