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Jets’ running back job is “wide open”With Shonn Greene now gone, the Jets officially have embarked on an effort to find a new starting tailback. The team’s running backs coach says that the job can go to anyone. That’s what Anthony Lynn, who now also serves as the team’s assistant headUpvote Share TweetGiants’ OL David Diehl appeared on the NFL Network this evening and said he would be willing to restructure his contract to help the team create cap space to sign other players, most notably WR Victor Cruz. The only issue? They haven’t asked him. FromUpvote Share TweetPORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) As the newly appointed team leader, David Wright has already made his first decision: He won't wear the captain's `C' on his New York Mets jersey.Upvote Share TweetJon Niese will fill in for Johan Santana, whose shoulder fatigue has kept him from pitching in spring training.Upvote Share Tweet
BGA: Scouting Antwan Barnesthejetsblog.com Updated Mar 21, 2013Free agency is underway and the Jets have already signed a few guys that Jets fans might not know too much about. Over the next week or so (and throughout the free agent signing window), I’ll be taking a closer look at each of the new signings and tryinUpvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Mar 21, 2013Alex Rodriguez is not going to return to the Yankees' lineup until at least after the All-Star break, but the team does expect him to be present when the team takes the field on Opening Day.Upvote Share TweetDerek Jeter will not appear in another Grapefruit League game this spring, according to general manager Brian Cashman, because the Yankees want to be able to backdate his injury if the shortstop must begin the season on the disabled list.Upvote Share TweetWhen you see Kenyon Martin racing around the court with the Knicks, blocking a shot or leaping toward the hoop to slam down a lob pass, you wonder why it took four months for his phone to ring this season.Upvote Share TweetThe New York Jets have a big void to fill at tailback after the free-agent departure of 1,000-yard rusher Shonn Greene to the Tennessee Titans. Greene has been the primary ball-carrier in New York for the past two seasons and was the central focus of Ne…Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees-StubHub Hearing Delayed Until AprilA hearing in the dispute between the Yankees and StubHub over a store near Yankee Stadium will be held on April 16.Upvote Share TweetReader Joe B. asked if he could send a rebuttal to a Peter King report that came out today about the Darrelle Revis trade rumors. The report, titled “Revis trade talks between Jets, Bucs in a fragile state” explains that Tampa Bay and the Jets are inUpvote Share TweetDavid Wilson had watched his YouTube highlights before. But never like this. During a quiet moment at Boost Mobile’s “Shrink Hunger” community event on Thursday in Harlem, the Giants’ running back huddled over his smartphone, staring at his runninUpvote Share Tweet
After signing TE Myers, Giants drafting defense?Zach Eifert was a name connected to the Giants’ plans with the 19th pick in the NFL Draft. But after the team signed tight end Brandon Myers away from the Oakland Raiders earlier this month, prognosticators are thinking the Giants go defense with theirUpvote Share Tweet
Celebrating Tim Tebow's anniversaryHappy Anniversary! Thursday marks the one-year anniversary of the New York Jets acquiring popular quarterback Tim Tebow from the Denver Broncos. It was one of the most controversial and high-profile trades in franchise history. One year later, the trade…Upvote Share TweetGiants coach Tom Coughlin has to try to beat Chip Kelly twice a year now. But in 2006, he tried to get the Eagles head coach to join his staff. Coughlin told reporters at the owners meetings that he offered Kelly a job as offensive quality control coach…Upvote Share Tweet
State of the Giants' offensive lineThe New York Giants locked up free-agent left tackle Will Beatty before free agency started, but they still have yet to re-sign left guard Kevin Boothe. There's no real reason to panic, since free agency this year is quite clearly a buyer's market and B…Upvote Share TweetThere's a lot that Tom Coughlin likes about having David Carr as Eli Manning's backup. One of those things is Carr's feet.Upvote Share TweetMets pitcher Shaun Marcum says he has dealt with shoulder inflammation for the past three years.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Mar 21, 2013Sometimes, when it gets real quiet in my apartment, I find myself wondering: Hey, how's former Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks guard Rolando Blackman doing? Luckily, I work for a prominent Internet search company, so I can find out the answer - theUpvote Share Tweet
Wilson Aims to Be a More Complete Back This SeasonGiants’ RB David Wilson was uptown at the Korilla BBQ on W125th St this morning to celebrate Boost Mobile’s commitment to “Shrink Hunger”, handing out complimentary meals to residents (see event info below). He is beginning to emerge as a major faUpvote Share Tweet
Deron Williams scores 26 in 2nd half, takes over in 4th to push Nets past Mavs in Dallas (Video)yahoo.com Updated Mar 21, 2013Last summer, Deron Williams was the No. 1 free-agent point guard on the market. Williams is from the suburbs of Dallas. The Dallas Mavericks had a bunch of salary cap space and looked badly in need of a point guard who could score. Mavericks star Dirk N…Upvote Share TweetAs the Giants worry about whether another team will swoop in with an offer sheet for restricted free agent receiver Victor Cruz, their quarterback has a solution. Eli Manning will restructure his deal if need be. “If the Giants want to work something ouUpvote Share Tweet
Jason Pierre-Paul’s fall might have been tied to weightThe 10-sack drop-off by Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul might have had something to do with the extra pounds he was carrying. Giants coach Tom Coughlin admitted Pierre-Paul’s performance was disappointing, and that it was the second half of the sUpvote Share TweetRunning back Ahmad Bradshaw has generated some interest around the league since his release from the Giants, but he said Wednesday that he’s not yet ready to go meet with any of those teams. The reason for his hesisitation is his surgically repaired fooUpvote Share Tweet
Brandon Moore Visits Miamithejetsblog.com Updated Mar 21, 2013While there wasn’t much chance the Jets would bring him back, Brandon Moore was in Miami for a visit on Wednesday. New York Jets guard Brandon Moore is also on Miami’s radar. Moore, perhaps the best guard on the free agent market, reportedly visited tUpvote Share TweetFormer Bills offensive lineman Duke Preston’s working as a life coach at Notre Dame. The Dolphins get rave reviews for their spending spree on a new set of LBs. A closer look at the role S Adrian Wilson will play with the Patriots. New Jets RB Mike GoodUpvote Share TweetThe temptation of bringing Brian Urlacher to TPC has had to cross the Giants’ minds. Even if just for a minute. it is an intriguing notion. But the bottom line is the Giants simply don’t have the cap space. Especially for a soon-to-be 35 year-old LB wUpvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Links for March 21Spring has sprung and free agency is petering out. We’re down to the middle rung these days and teams are not in the spending mood….. GEICO SportsNite has reaction from Eli Manning at yesterday’s Samsung event where he briefly spoke about Victor CruUpvote Share Tweet
Mike Woodson knows Carmelo Anthony is key to balancing act that NY Knicks must perform to maintain their standing in Atlantic DiEarlier in the day, before the Knicks took the court against Orlando on Wednesday night, coach Mike Woodson asked GM Glen Grunwald if he could get some reinforcements for the decimated frontcourt.Upvote Share Tweet
With spring training injuries mounting for Yankees, NY Mets could have brighter future than BombersAs the bad news continues to mount in Yankee camp, here’s a question that becomes more intriguing by the day: If you were betting on baseball futures over the next five years, including 2013, would you put your money on the Mets or the Yankees?Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Reed Becomes Another Ravens CasualtyMar 21Episode 293: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the Ravens losing Ed Reed and seven other starters to free agency. John Clayton breaks down the Bears and Brian Urlacher parting ways. The NFL32 crew discuss the future of Victor Cruz with Giants.
Knicks UpdateMar 21Knicks Update with Ian Begley and Jared Zwerling
Is Darrelle Revis headed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?Mar 21Ian Rapoport has the latest on the rumors that the Buccaneers and New York Jets are close to a trade that would send cornerback Darrelle Revis to Tampa Bay.
On the Clock: New York GiantsMar 21The New York Giants hold the 19th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, will they look to improve their linebacker corps or will they look elsewhere?
Weekend Dime: LeBron and Cav return?Mar 21Daily Dime
Peter King: Revis trade talks between Jets, Bucs in a fragile stateMar 21The Jets have a vexing problem with Darrelle Revis, but if GM John Idzik plays his cards right, he could at least partially save face for trading the franchise's best player by getting no less than first- and third-round draft choices from Tampa Bay for…
Wilbon: Urlacher's farewell tough to bearMar 21Brian Urlacher is another casualty of an NFL system that shows no mercy -- even for icons.