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Chris Johnson’s instincts may be rightUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetThe decision of Titans running back Chris Johnson to question the decision to sign former Jets running back Shonn Greene seems, on the surface, confusing. But Johnson’s instincts may be on the money. And money is the key word. With the Titans signing GrShare TweetCarmelo Anthony scored 37 points, Kenyon Martin had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and the New York Knicks clinched a playoff berth with a 99-94 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night.Share TweetIn the final stretch of Spring Training, the Marlins and Mets each threw their Opening Day starters on Friday. Both teams also got a feel for playing at night, performing in front of a crowd of 4,758 at Roger Dean Stadium.Share TweetMike Woodson’s original plan, which now sounds like an empty promise, was to play Carmelo Anthony 32 minutes. The coach missed the mark by 11. Anthony will have the offseason to rest his battered and bruised body, because it appears Woodson is going toShare TweetThe Yankees announced on Saturday that they have signed Chien-Ming Wang to a Minor League deal.Share TweetRay Williams, the former New York Knicks guard who averaged 15.5 points and 5.8 assists in 10 seasons in the NBA, died Friday. He was 58.
Some Sour Music for HorwitzUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetIn a post on his new Twitter account, the Mets' public relations director seemed to forget about R.A. Dickey.
Jimmy Fallon is afraid of the Nets’ mascot, the BrooklyKnightUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetWhen the Nets moved to Brooklyn for the beginning of this season, they resolved to overhaul their image and reputation to fit their hip and cosmopolitan surroundings. For an NBA team, that means creating a new mascot to communicate the franchise's ideal…Source: yahoo.com
Hughes throws 57 pitches vs. Pirates' Class A clubUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetPhil Hughes didn't turn in the sharpest pitching line from his outing against the Pirates' Class A West Virginia lineup, but the Yankees right-hander is just pleased to be back on the mound.Share TweetAll the reports that the New York Jets are shopping cornerback Darrelle Revis, with Tampa Bay as a strong contender, were refuted by coach Rex Ryan on Friday when he was asked about the future of arguably the team's best player.Share TweetRobinson Cano drove home two runs and Ben Francisco laced a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning to help lead the Yankees to a 9-7 win over the Twins on Friday in front of a record crowd of 8,366 at Hammond Stadium.Share TweetThe Atlanta Falcons are making a strong push to sign New York Giants free agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora and are trying to wrap up a deal before the end of the weekend, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Friday.
Cruz, Patriots and Seahawks: Answers to Readers’ QuestionsUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetJudy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
The Running Doc weighs in on Mark Teixeira's wrist injury ... and it's not good news for fans of the YankeesUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetIn a professional's case, the prudent treatment is probably surgery. In that way one can be relatively sure the tendon will be strong enough to withstand the repetitive motion by next year. Again, season lost this year.Share TweetFree 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 tryinShare TweetRay Williams, who went from being a first-round NBA pick and team captain, to bankruptcy, homelessness, and eventually redemption, has passed away in a New York hospital, according to the Knicks.Read more...Source: deadspin.comShare TweetDerek Jeter did not seem to agree with the Yankees' plan to hold him out of future major league spring training games as a way to keep their disabled list options open.
The Knicks call 40-year-old Kurt Thomas ‘Mid Life’Updated Mar 22 Share TweetWe interrupt your March Madness viewing and Miami Heat Streak Watching for a special NBA nickname update, which comes to us from a story about New York Knicks guard Jason Kidd turning 40 years old on Saturday, courtesy of Frank Isola at the New York Dai…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetMIAMI (AP) -- Major League Baseball is suing a now-shuttered South Florida clinic and its operators, accusing it of providing banned performance-enhancing drugs to players.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetWhile the Jets might have expressed interest in signing Kellen Davis, it looks as if the former Bear will be heading to the Browns in 2013. TE Kellen Davis signs a one-year deal with the Browns, per league source.- (@ProFootballTalk) March 22, 2013 Bria
Nats sign veteran lefty reliever RomeroUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetLooking for bullpen insurance, the Nationals signed left-hander J.C. Romero to a Minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. He is expected to join the team on Saturday, when Washington plays the Mets in Port St. Lucie, Fla.Share TweetGetting a lot of Brian Urlacher questions, which is what happens whenever a really famous player gets cut. Fans want to know if he makes sense for their teams. I think there's only one NFC East team for which he makes sense, and I think it's the New Yor…
Jets Playing “Money Ball”Updated Mar 22 Share TweetIt might be the similar shades of green - or the pervasive feeling of mediocrity - but the business being done in Florham Park these days is starting to look a little bit like the early 2000s Oakland A’s. Admittedly, the businesses of baseball and fShare TweetDavid Diehl may soon have to decide if he's willing to accept a pay cut to remain with the Giants in 2013. And on Thursday he said he's willing to do "some things" to make it happen — especially if it helps the Giants keep Victor Cruz.
Giants Free Agent ScorecardUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetContrary to public perception, the Giants have been busy in free agency. They just move at their own pace. Little moves here and there to supplement their core. In the past, they have made some under-the-radar moves that worked out well. Last year, they…Share TweetConsidering the fact Giants quarterback Eli Manning has started 146 straight regular season and postseason games, it almost doesn’t matter who the Giants backup quarterback is. (Knocks on wood, so Tom Coughlin doesn’t have to.) But the decision to bri
Friday Morning QuotebookUpdated Mar 22 Share Tweet“It’s stupid. Runners, when you run, you’re automatically tilted. Even a track runner, when they cross the finish line, the first thing there is their head. . . . It’s a stupid rule.” - Giants’ RB David Wilson on the recently passed ‘crown oShare TweetOL Zebrie Sanders is working to make the most of his second chance with the Bills. Dolphins coach Joe Philbin has high hopes for S Kelcie McCray. S Adrian Wilson said it wasn’t a “hard sell” to sign with the Patriots. It’s been a year since the JeShare TweetYes, we’ve found another running back who has weighed in on the NFL’s new rule banning runners delivering hits with the tops of their helmets. And no, we haven’t found a running back who likes the rule yet. The latest to weigh in is David Wilson of
WheelHouse: Will JPP and Tuck Rebound in 2013?Updated Mar 22 Share TweetIn 2012, the Giants’ vaunted pass rush practically disappeared. Veteran stalwarts DE Justin Tuck and Osi Umenyiora combined for only 10 sacks. Budding superstar Jason Pierre-Paul went from 16.5 sacks in 2011 to just 6.5 in 2012. Head coach Tom Coughlin
Mending Giant Snee not hip to OTAsUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetGiants guard Chris Snee, who had hip surgery last month, said he got off crutches “a few days ago” and has started rehabbing. He will attend OTAs this offseason, he said, although he does not plan to participate extensively.“Do I expect to participa
Former NY Knicks star Patrick Ewing a likable personality during MSG interview with Al TrautwigUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetHas the Madison Square Gulag Network studio become a waiting room for the eligible elderly who can help the Knickerbockers down the stretch?
Knicks Win, Clinch Playoff SpotMar 22Carmelo Anthony leads Knicks with 37 points.
Darrelle Revis trade rumors heat upMar 22Charley Casserly breaks down whether or not the New York Jets should consider trading cornerback Darrelle Revis.
What Should Jets Do With Revis?Mar 22Hugh Douglas, Jemele Hill and Michael Smith discuss what the Jets should do with CB Darrelle Revis.
New York Giants 2013 outlookMar 22David Diehl joins "NFL AM" to discuss what set the New York Giants back in 2012, Tom Coughlin's future with the team and what it's going to take for the "G-Men" to get back to the Super Bowl.