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Cano, the Classic’s M.V.P., Is Back in Camp

Cano, the Classic’s M.V.P., Is Back in Camp

nytimes.com Updated Mar 21, 2013
The Yankees welcome one of their few healthy stars, who is in the final year of his contract.
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  • Jets’ running back job is “wide open”

    Jets’ running back job is “wide open”

    profootballtalk.com Mar 21, 2013
    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 head
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  • Diehl Says He’s Willing to Restructure But Hasn’t Been Asked

    Diehl Says He’s Willing to Restructure But Hasn’t Been Asked

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 21, 2013
    Giants’ 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. From
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  • Mets name Wright fourth captain in team history

    Mets name Wright fourth captain in team history

    PORT 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.
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  • Niese Will Pitch the Mets’ Opener

    Niese Will Pitch the Mets’ Opener

    nytimes.com Mar 21, 2013
    Jon Niese will fill in for Johan Santana, whose shoulder fatigue has kept him from pitching in spring training.
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  • BGA: Scouting Antwan Barnes

    BGA: Scouting Antwan Barnes

    thejetsblog.com Mar 21, 2013
    Free 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 tryin
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  • A-Rod likely to cheer on teammates at opener

    A-Rod likely to cheer on teammates at opener

    MLB.com Mar 21, 2013
    Alex 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.
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  • Jeter will be kept out of MLB spring games

    Jeter will be kept out of MLB spring games

    Derek 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.
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  • Martin steps up as injuries pile on Knicks

    Martin steps up as injuries pile on Knicks

    nydailynews.com Mar 21, 2013
    When 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.
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  • Jets RB Mike Goodson ready to fill void

    Jets RB Mike Goodson ready to fill void

    ESPN.com Mar 21, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Yankees-StubHub Hearing Delayed Until April

    Yankees-StubHub Hearing Delayed Until April

    nytimes.com Mar 21, 2013
    A hearing in the dispute between the Yankees and StubHub over a store near Yankee Stadium will be held on April 16.
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  • Fan Op/Ed: Responding to the Peter King Article on Revis & …

    Fan Op/Ed: Responding to the Peter King Article on Revis & the Bucs

    Reader 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 in
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  • Giant RB features in NFL video on controversial new rule

    Giant RB features in NFL video on controversial new rule

    nydailynews.com Mar 21, 2013
    David 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 runnin
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  • After signing TE Myers, Giants drafting defense?

    After signing TE Myers, Giants drafting defense?

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 21, 2013
    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 their
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  • Celebrating Tim Tebow's anniversary

    Celebrating Tim Tebow's anniversary

    ESPN.com Mar 21, 2013
    Happy 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…
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  • Kelly turned down Coughlin to stay at New Hampshire

    Kelly turned down Coughlin to stay at New Hampshire

    Giants 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…
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  • State of the Giants' offensive line

    State of the Giants' offensive line

    ESPN.com Mar 21, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Carr a Giant asset at QB for Coughlin

    Carr a Giant asset at QB for Coughlin

    nydailynews.com ESPN.com Mar 21, 2013
    There's a lot that Tom Coughlin likes about having David Carr as Eli Manning's backup. One of those things is Carr's feet.
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  • Marcum Says Shoulder Issue Is Not New

    Marcum Says Shoulder Issue Is Not New

    nytimes.com Mar 21, 2013
    Mets pitcher Shaun Marcum says he has dealt with shoulder inflammation for the past three years.
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  • Ex-NFL player sues retired NBA All-Star Rolando Blackman over a…

    Ex-NFL player sues retired NBA All-Star Rolando Blackman over alleged African gold scam

    yahoo.com Mar 21, 2013
    Sometimes, 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 - the
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  • Wilson Aims to Be a More Complete Back This Season

    Wilson Aims to Be a More Complete Back This Season

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 21, 2013
    Giants’ 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 fa
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  • Deron Williams scores 26 in 2nd half, takes over in 4th to push…

    Deron Williams scores 26 in 2nd half, takes over in 4th to push Nets past Mavs in Dallas (Video)

    yahoo.com Mar 21, 2013
    Last 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…
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  • Eli would restructure for Cruz

    Eli would restructure for Cruz

    As 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 ou
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  • Jason Pierre-Paul’s fall might have been tied to weight

    Jason Pierre-Paul’s fall might have been tied to weight

    profootballtalk.com Mar 21, 2013
    The 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 s
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  • Ahmad Bradshaw holding off on visits for the moment

    Ahmad Bradshaw holding off on visits for the moment

    Running 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 foo
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  • Brandon Moore Visits Miami

    Brandon Moore Visits Miami

    thejetsblog.com Mar 21, 2013
    While 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 t
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 21, 2013
    Former 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 Good
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  • Urlacher to Giants Intriguing, But Not Realistic

    Urlacher to Giants Intriguing, But Not Realistic

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 21, 2013
    The 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 w
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  • New York Giants News and Links for March 21

    New York Giants News and Links for March 21

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 21, 2013
    Spring 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 Cru
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  • Mike Woodson knows Carmelo Anthony is key to balancing act that…

    Mike Woodson knows Carmelo Anthony is key to balancing act that NY Knicks must perform to maintain their standing in Atlantic Di

    nydailynews.com Mar 21, 2013
    Earlier 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.
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  • With spring training injuries mounting for Yankees, NY Mets cou…

    With spring training injuries mounting for Yankees, NY Mets could have brighter future than Bombers

    nydailynews.com Mar 21, 2013
    As 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?
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Reed Becomes Another Ravens Casualty 03:10

    NFL32OT: Reed Becomes Another Ravens Casualty

    Mar 21
    Episode 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.
  • Video - Knicks Update 04:16

    Knicks Update

    Mar 21
    Knicks Update with Ian Begley and Jared Zwerling
  • Video - Is Darrelle Revis headed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? 01:17

    Is Darrelle Revis headed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

    Mar 21
    Ian 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.
  • Video - On the Clock: New York Giants 02:26

    On the Clock: New York Giants

    Mar 21
    The 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?

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  • Peter King: Revis trade talks between Jets, Bucs in a fragile state

    Mar 21
    The 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 bear

    Mar 21
    Brian Urlacher is another casualty of an NFL system that shows no mercy -- even for icons.