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Mets' LHP Santana to start season on the DL

Mets' LHP Santana to start season on the DL

CNNSI.com nytimes.com MLB.com Updated Mar 22, 2013
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) As expected, New York Mets lefty Johan Santana will start the season on the disabled list while he works to strengthen his pitching shoulder.
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  • Chris Johnson’s instincts may be right

    Chris Johnson’s instincts may be right

    profootballtalk.com Mar 22, 2013
    The 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 Gr
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  • Melo scores 37 as Knicks clinch playoff spot

    Melo scores 37 as Knicks clinch playoff spot

    ESPN.com Mar 22, 2013
    Carmelo 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.
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  • Mets rally late after Niese's solid start vs. Fish

    Mets rally late after Niese's solid start vs. Fish

    MLB.com Mar 22, 2013
    In 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.
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  • Melo scores 37 points to lead Knicks over Raptors

    Melo scores 37 points to lead Knicks over Raptors

    nydailynews.com Mar 22, 2013
    Mike 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 to
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  • Wang returns to Yanks on Minor League deal

    Wang returns to Yanks on Minor League deal

    MLB.com Mar 22, 2013
    The Yankees announced on Saturday that they have signed Chien-Ming Wang to a Minor League deal.
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  • Former Knicks guard Ray Williams dies at 58

    Former Knicks guard Ray Williams dies at 58

    ESPN.com nba.com Mar 22, 2013
    Ray 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.
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  • Some Sour Music for Horwitz

    Some Sour Music for Horwitz

    nytimes.com Mar 22, 2013
    In a post on his new Twitter account, the Mets' public relations director seemed to forget about R.A. Dickey.
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  • Jimmy Fallon is afraid of the Nets’ mascot, the BrooklyKnight

    Jimmy Fallon is afraid of the Nets’ mascot, the BrooklyKnight

    yahoo.com Mar 22, 2013
    When 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…
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  • Hughes throws 57 pitches vs. Pirates' Class A club

    Hughes throws 57 pitches vs. Pirates' Class A club

    MLB.com Mar 22, 2013
    Phil 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.
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  • Ryan: Jets not actively looking to trade Revis

    Ryan: Jets not actively looking to trade Revis

    ESPN.com Mar 22, 2013
    All 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.
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  • Cano, Francisco pace Yankees' offense in victory

    Cano, Francisco pace Yankees' offense in victory

    MLB.com Mar 22, 2013
    Robinson 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.
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  • Source: Falcons hope for Umenyiora deal soon

    Source: Falcons hope for Umenyiora deal soon

    The 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.
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  • Cruz, Patriots and Seahawks: Answers to Readers’ Questions

    Cruz, Patriots and Seahawks: Answers to Readers’ Questions

    nytimes.com Mar 22, 2013
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • The Running Doc weighs in on Mark Teixeira's wrist injury ... a…

    The Running Doc weighs in on Mark Teixeira's wrist injury ... and it's not good news for fans of the Yankees 

    nydailynews.com Mar 22, 2013
    In 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.
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  • BGA: Scouting Mike Goodson

    BGA: Scouting Mike Goodson

    thejetsblog.com Mar 22, 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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  • Ray Williams, The Ultimate Post-NBA Cautionary Tale, Is Dead At…

    Ray Williams, The Ultimate Post-NBA Cautionary Tale, Is Dead At 58

    deadspin.com Mar 22, 2013
    Ray 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...
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  • Jeter Returns to Practice Determined to Play

    Jeter Returns to Practice Determined to Play

    nytimes.com Mar 22, 2013
    Derek 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.
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  • The Knicks call 40-year-old Kurt Thomas ‘Mid Life’

    The Knicks call 40-year-old Kurt Thomas ‘Mid Life’

    yahoo.com Mar 22, 2013
    We 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…
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  • Major League Baseball sues Biogenesis clinic

    Major League Baseball sues Biogenesis clinic

    CNNSI.com Mar 22, 2013
    MIAMI (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.
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  • TE Kellen Davis Signs With Browns

    TE Kellen Davis Signs With Browns

    thejetsblog.com Mar 22, 2013
    While 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
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  • Nats sign veteran lefty reliever Romero

    Nats sign veteran lefty reliever Romero

    MLB.com Mar 22, 2013
    Looking 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.
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  • Pondering NFC East Brian Urlacher fits

    Pondering NFC East Brian Urlacher fits

    ESPN.com Mar 22, 2013
    Getting 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…
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  • Jets Playing “Money Ball”

    Jets Playing “Money Ball”

    thejetsblog.com Mar 22, 2013
    It 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 f
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  • Diehl willing to work with Blue to help keep Cruz

    Diehl willing to work with Blue to help keep Cruz

    David 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.
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  • Giants Free Agent Scorecard

    Giants Free Agent Scorecard

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 22, 2013
    Contrary 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…
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  • Giants like David Carr’s ability to “run” practice

    Giants like David Carr’s ability to “run” practice

    profootballtalk.com Mar 22, 2013
    Considering 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
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  • Friday Morning Quotebook

    Friday Morning Quotebook

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 22, 2013
    “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 o
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 22, 2013
    OL 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 Je
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  • David Wilson blasts the “stupid” helmet rule

    David Wilson blasts the “stupid” helmet rule

    profootballtalk.com Mar 22, 2013
    Yes, 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
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  • WheelHouse: Will JPP and Tuck Rebound in 2013?

    WheelHouse: Will JPP and Tuck Rebound in 2013?

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 22, 2013
    In 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
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  • Mending Giant Snee not hip to OTAs

    Mending Giant Snee not hip to OTAs

    nydailynews.com Mar 22, 2013
    Giants 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
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  • Former NY Knicks star Patrick Ewing a likable personality durin…

    Former NY Knicks star Patrick Ewing a likable personality during MSG interview with Al Trautwig

    nydailynews.com Mar 22, 2013
    Has the Madison Square Gulag Network studio become a waiting room for the eligible elderly who can help the Knickerbockers down the stretch?
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  • Video - Knicks Win, Clinch Playoff Spot 00:59

    Knicks Win, Clinch Playoff Spot

    Mar 22
    Carmelo Anthony leads Knicks with 37 points.
  • Video - Darrelle Revis trade rumors heat up 02:03

    Darrelle Revis trade rumors heat up

    Mar 22
    Charley Casserly breaks down whether or not the New York Jets should consider trading cornerback Darrelle Revis.
  • Video - What Should Jets Do With Revis? 07:41

    What Should Jets Do With Revis?

    Mar 22
    Hugh Douglas, Jemele Hill and Michael Smith discuss what the Jets should do with CB Darrelle Revis.
  • Video - New York Giants 2013 outlook 09:36

    New York Giants 2013 outlook

    Mar 22
    David 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.