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What should have been a joyous occasion at Yankee Stadium Thursday instead ended with ominous overtones, and all because Derek Jeter, in his long-awaited return from nearly nine months of rehabbing a twice-broken ankle, did something he's never done bef…
Share TweetNew York Jets fifth-round draft pick Oday Aboushi, the 22-year-old offensive lineman from the University of Virginia, is a physical freak. He's 6-foot-6 and weighs over 300 pounds, which is one of the main reasons why he's in the NFL. He's also a Palest…
Bargnani hopes for la dolce vitaUpdated Jul 11 Share TweetAndrea Bargnani is the Knicks’ newest international man of mystery — as in can the Italian salvage his career with the Knicks or will he booed out of New York the way he was booed out of Toronto.Share TweetThe Knicks passed on Ron Artest in the 1999 NBA draft and now all these years later the chance to sign Metta World Peace may be too good to turn down.
Alex Rodriguez and Biogenesis scandal center of attention for Yankees and MLBUpdated Jul 11 Share TweetThe baseball season that everybody still wants at Yankee Stadium is the one we got on Thursday afternoon when Derek Jeter came back to the Yankees nine months after breaking his ankle in the playoffs, Game 1 against the Tigers, the night when the Yankee…Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith will not attend Mark Sanchez's camp for teammates in Southern California this week.Share TweetNBA writer Peter Vecsey broke the news first today on Twitter, and it was soon confirmed that the Brooklyn Nets have bagged another excellent player by landing Andrei Kirilenko for substantially less than what he would have made if he opted-in for anoth…
MLB, Mets donate mobile fun system to hospitalUpdated Jul 11 Share TweetMLB and the Mets, along with the Starlight Children's Foundation, presented a Starlight Fun Center to the Coney Island Hospital on Thursday. A Starlight Fun Center is a mobile entertainment unit -- including a television, a Nintendo Wii game system and …Source: MLB.com
Rain shortens A-Rod's latest rehab gameUpdated Jul 11 Share TweetYankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez played a half-inning at third base on Thursday for Class A Advanced Tampa before rain washed out his seventh rehab game.Source: MLB.com
30 Seconds With Al LeiterUpdated Jul 11 Share TweetAl Leiter, a New Jersey native who pitched for the Yankees and the Mets in a 19-year major league career, reminisced about his All-Star experiences in a wide-ranging conversation.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetThe Brooklyn Nets have re-signed Andray Blatche and signed guard Shaun Livingston.Source: nba.com
Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd, while not coaching, leaves a Summer League game to take a call (Video)Updated Jul 11 Share TweetWe should tread lightly here – Jason Kidd is a father and there’s a very real chance that this was a call he needed to take – but in the interim we’re all allowed to give a big “really?” to the Brooklyn Nets rookie head coach. Kidd, who was hired by Bro…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetGeno Smith is working out in Florida and will not be attending Jets West, which began in southern California Thursday, according to a source. Smith’s presence at Mark Sanchez’s annual Jets West was a point of much speculation during minicamp and the wee…
Who’s Better: Tyreke Evans Or J.R. Smith?Updated Jul 11 Share TweetIf we’re classifying NBA players by their offensive style of play, you couldn’t find too many players further apart than Tyreke Evans and J.R. Smith. Take away the cliched responses that they’re both offensive-happy players who only want to watch themse…Source: dimemag.comShare TweetStop us if you’ve heard this one before, but an NFL player is reportedly ahead of schedule in his recovery from an injury. The player in question this time is Giants fullback Henry Hynoski, who injured the MCL and lateral plateau in his left knee during…
New York Jets salary cap outlook: David Harris is being paid like a Top 3 linebackerUpdated Jul 11 Share TweetThe "Shutdown Countdown" is going full steam ahead. In addition to previewing each team, "Shutdown Corner" will be taking a brief look at each team's salary cap situation heading into the 2013 season and beyond. We continue the serie…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetFormer No. 1 overall pick Andrea Bargnani is looking forward to a fresh start with the New York Knicks.Share TweetThe proverbial ink had yet to dry on Victor Cruz's New York Giants contract extension and people were already asking about Hakeem Nicks, who will need a new contract himself before the 2014 season begins and is likely going to cost more. This time next …Share TweetThe Bills think they have plentiful options in the passing game. The Dolphins released their training camp schedule. Taking a closer look at what Patriots QB Tim Tebow needs to do to make the roster. The Jets haven’t had a 10-sack season from a player s…Source: profootballtalk.com
Giants’ TE Myers Could Be Offense’s Real ‘Silent Killer’Updated Jul 11 Share TweetTE Brandon Myers gets direction from QB Eli Manning (photo: Howard Simmons NY Daily News) John Fennelly, Executive Editor The Giants opening night offense will feature Hakeem Nicks and Rueben Randle at WR and Victor Cruz in the slot, the trio the front …Source: giantsfootballblog.com
As MLB suspension looms for Alex Rodriguez, Yankees third baseman still in race against time to get paidUpdated Jul 11 Share TweetIt is now a frantic footrace with the MLB drug posse for Alex Rodriguez, who will never play another game for the Yankees but is desperately trying to make sure he doesn’t lose a penny of the $100 million owed him on the last 4½ years of his contract.
Kidd, Nets Winless In OrlandoJul 11The Nets and Jason Kidd fall to 0-4 in summer league action with a 92-76 loss to the Rockets.
NFL Cold Hard FactsJul 11Herm Edwards breaks down his rookies to watch in 2013.
Buster Posey Has Top-Selling JerseyJul 11Darren Rovell discusses the list of MLB's top-selling jerseys, headlined by young players.
Does Mark Sanchez give New York Jets best chance to win?Jul 11NFL Network's Donovan McNabb says Mark Sanchez's mobility and experience make him the best man for the New York Jets' starting quarterback job.