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New injury shows Yankees' Derek Jeter can't defy age

New injury shows Yankees' Derek Jeter can't defy age

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…
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  • Jets Lineman's Palestinian Heritage Is A Dog Whistle For Bigots

    Jets Lineman's Palestinian Heritage Is A Dog Whistle For Bigots

    New 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…
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  • Bargnani hopes for la dolce vita

    Bargnani hopes for la dolce vita

    nydailynews.com Jul 11, 2013
    Andrea 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.
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  • Knicks may give Peace chance

    Knicks may give Peace chance

    nydailynews.com Jul 11, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Alex Rodriguez and Biogenesis scandal center of attention for Y…

    Alex Rodriguez and Biogenesis scandal center of attention for Yankees and MLB

    nydailynews.com Jul 11, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Geno isn't attending Sanchez's 'Jets West' camp

    Geno isn't attending Sanchez's 'Jets West' camp

    NEW 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.
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  • Report: Andrei Kirilenko Signs With The Nets

    Report: Andrei Kirilenko Signs With The Nets

    NBA 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…
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  • MLB, Mets donate mobile fun system to hospital

    MLB, Mets donate mobile fun system to hospital

    MLB.com Jul 11, 2013
    MLB 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 …
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  • Rain shortens A-Rod's latest rehab game

    Rain shortens A-Rod's latest rehab game

    MLB.com Jul 11, 2013
    Yankees 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.
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  • 30 Seconds With Al Leiter

    30 Seconds With Al Leiter

    nytimes.com Jul 11, 2013
    Al 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.
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  • Nets re-sign Blatche, bring in Livingston

    Nets re-sign Blatche, bring in Livingston

    nba.com Jul 11, 2013
    The Brooklyn Nets have re-signed Andray Blatche and signed guard Shaun Livingston.
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  • Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd, while not coaching, leaves a Su…

    Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd, while not coaching, leaves a Summer League game to take a call (Video)

    yahoo.com Jul 11, 2013
    We 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…
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  • Geno snubs Mark by skipping Jets West camp

    Geno snubs Mark by skipping Jets West camp

    Geno 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…
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  • Who’s Better: Tyreke Evans Or J.R. Smith?

    Who’s Better: Tyreke Evans Or J.R. Smith?

    dimemag.com Jul 11, 2013
    If 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…
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  • Henry Hynoski still targeting Week One return

    Henry Hynoski still targeting Week One return

    Stop 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…
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  • New York Jets salary cap outlook: David Harris is being paid li…

    New York Jets salary cap outlook: David Harris is being paid like a Top 3 linebacker

    yahoo.com Jul 11, 2013
    The "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…
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  • Bargnani 'excited' about fresh start with Knicks

    Bargnani 'excited' about fresh start with Knicks

    ESPN.com nba.com Jul 11, 2013
    Former No. 1 overall pick Andrea Bargnani is looking forward to a fresh start with the New York Knicks.
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  • Cruz won't be Giants' last tough cap call

    Cruz won't be Giants' last tough cap call

    The 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 …
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jul 11, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Giants’ TE Myers Could Be Offense’s Real ‘Silent Killer’

    Giants’ TE Myers Could Be Offense’s Real ‘Silent Killer’

    giantsfootballblog.com Jul 11, 2013
    TE 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 …
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  • As MLB suspension looms for Alex Rodriguez, Yankees third basem…

    As MLB suspension looms for Alex Rodriguez, Yankees third baseman still in race against time to get paid

    nydailynews.com Jul 11, 2013
    It 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.
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  • Video - Kidd, Nets Winless In Orlando 00:29

    Kidd, Nets Winless In Orlando

    Jul 11
    The Nets and Jason Kidd fall to 0-4 in summer league action with a 92-76 loss to the Rockets.
  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 02:23

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Jul 11
    Herm Edwards breaks down his rookies to watch in 2013.
  • Video - Buster Posey Has Top-Selling Jersey 03:42

    Buster Posey Has Top-Selling Jersey

    Jul 11
    Darren Rovell discusses the list of MLB's top-selling jerseys, headlined by young players.
  • Video - Does Mark Sanchez give New York Jets best chance to win? 03:30

    Does Mark Sanchez give New York Jets best chance to win?

    Jul 11
    NFL Network's Donovan McNabb says Mark Sanchez's mobility and experience make him the best man for the New York Jets' starting quarterback job.