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Pettitte Still Likes the Yankees’ Chances

Pettitte Still Likes the Yankees’ Chances

nytimes.com Updated Mar 23, 2013
Despite the pessimism around Major League Baseball about the Yankees' prospects, Andy Pettitte pointed out that the team is still the defending A.L. East champion.
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  • Flying South: Osi set to sign with Falcons

    Flying South: Osi set to sign with Falcons

    Osi Umenyiora's career as a Giant is now officially over. One of the finest pass-rushers in Giants history is set to sign with the Atlanta Falcons, according to ProFootballTalk.com.
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  • Melo Madness: Knicks march past Raptors for fourth straight win

    Melo Madness: Knicks march past Raptors for fourth straight win

    nydailynews.com Mar 23, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony passed his latest test on Saturday night - making it through a set of back-to-back games without experiencing any pain in his right knee.
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  • Carmelo, Martin spark Knicks' rout of Raptors

    Carmelo, Martin spark Knicks' rout of Raptors

    ESPN.com Mar 23, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points, Kenyon Martin had another big game against Toronto, and the New York Knicks finished off a home-and-home sweep of the Raptors with a 110-84 victory Saturday night.
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  • Yankees Bring Back an Old Hand

    Yankees Bring Back an Old Hand

    The Yankees are bringing back Chien-Ming Wang, who had success for them until he was injured in 2008.
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  • Report:  Giants offer Cruz more than $7 million per year

    Report: Giants offer Cruz more than $7 million per year

    The Giants and receiver Victor Cruz have been talking for months about a long-term deal, but getting nowhere. Gary Myers of the New York Daily News reports that the Giants’ offer is somewhere in the range of $7 million per year. Specifically, the deal e
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  • Jeter Plays, but Not in the Field

    Jeter Plays, but Not in the Field

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Mar 23, 2013
    Derek Jeter returned to action Saturday, as a designed hitter in a minor league game.
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  • Rondon's command off against Yankees

    Rondon's command off against Yankees

    MLB.com Mar 23, 2013
    Bruce Rondon had shown steady progress over the last couple weeks since working with pitching coach Jeff Jones to improve his mechanics. Command-wise, though, Rondon's inning of work Saturday looked more like his early spring struggles.
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  • In Dealing With Injuries, Collins Takes the Long View

    In Dealing With Injuries, Collins Takes the Long View

    nytimes.com Mar 23, 2013
    The Mets' manager said that he will not rush David Wright and Daniel Murphy back into action.
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  • BGA: Scouting Willie Colon

    BGA: Scouting Willie Colon

    thejetsblog.com Mar 23, 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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  • Mark Sanchez's ex-mentor at USC Pete Carroll says the NY Jets Q…

    Mark Sanchez's ex-mentor at USC Pete Carroll says the NY Jets QB can recover

    nydailynews.com Mar 23, 2013
    Pete Carroll coached two Heisman Trophy winners at Southern Cal and did a great job with rookie Russell Wilson last season in Seattle. So, the former Jets coach knows what it takes to get the best out of quarterbacks. He also is not ready to give up on …
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  • Managing emotions ... Joe Girardi of the Yankees and the NY Met…

    Managing emotions ... Joe Girardi of the Yankees and the NY Mets' Terry Collins have hot-seat company

    nydailynews.com Mar 23, 2013
    As spring training nears to a close and the prospects for both their clubs look more and more gloomy, Joe Girardi and Terry Collins find themselves in a not so exclusive or enviable club.
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  • Duda, Montero come up big against Nats

    Duda, Montero come up big against Nats

    MLB.com Mar 23, 2013
    Lucas Duda hit a solo homer in the seventh and Rafael Montero pitched 4 2/3 scoreless innings, as the Mets beat the Nationals, 3-1, on Saturday in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
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  • Gio sharp in Grapefruit League return

    Gio sharp in Grapefruit League return

    MLB.com Mar 23, 2013
    With barely a week to go before Opening Day, Gio Gonzalez appears to be in midseason form. Gonzalez struck out three batters over six innings of one-run ball on Saturday, flashing his trademark curveball frequently in a 3-1 loss to the Mets in Port St. …
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  • Miggy's blast highlights Tigers' win vs. Yanks

    Miggy's blast highlights Tigers' win vs. Yanks

    MLB.com Mar 23, 2013
    Miguel Cabrera's mammoth two-run home run over the batting eye behind center field punctuated a go-ahead five-run seventh inning, overcoming a two-homer game from Ben Francisco to send the Tigers to a 10-6 win over the Yankees on Saturday afternoon at J…
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  • Cards' closer Motte likely to start season on DL

    Cards' closer Motte likely to start season on DL

    CNNSI.com Mar 23, 2013
    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte probably will start the season on the disabled list because of a mild muscle flexor strain in his pitching arm.
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  • Myers Played Most of 2012 With Sprained Shoulder

    Myers Played Most of 2012 With Sprained Shoulder

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 23, 2013
    No wonder Brandon Myers’ blocking was so poor last season. He had a sprained shoulder. From Rotoworld: New Giants TE Brandon Myers revealed that he played the entire 2012 season with a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder. The bum shoulder is partly t
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  • With All the Talk of Nicks and Cruz, Randle Could Hold Key to G…

    With All the Talk of Nicks and Cruz, Randle Could Hold Key to Giants’ Air Attack

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 23, 2013
    The Giants are expecting a breakout season from WR Rueben Randle. From Dan Stack of While all the talk this off-season is being centered around how the Giants will have to please both Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz, with some thinking the team has the lux…
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  • Mets' Santana doesn't know when he will be back

    Mets' Santana doesn't know when he will be back

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Johan Santana knows he won't be pitching when the New York Mets start their season April 1. He doesn't know when he'll take the mound again.
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  • Harper held out of game with Mets

    Harper held out of game with Mets

    MLB.com CNNSI.com Mar 23, 2013
    At his manager's behest, Bryce Harper stayed back in Viera while the team made the trip to Port St. Lucie on Saturday, nursing a swollen left thumb that he jammed in Friday's game against the Tigers.
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  • Could Giants Get Involved in Dropping Urlacher Market?

    Could Giants Get Involved in Dropping Urlacher Market?

    giantsfootballblog.com Mar 23, 2013
    The Giants don’t seem to be interested in free agent LB Brian Urlacher, who was unceremoniously shunned by the Bears this week. Urlacher is shopping his wares around the league, thus far to no avail. Three teams (Dallas, Minnesota and Arizona) gave alre
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  • Bucs are shopping Eric Wright

    Bucs are shopping Eric Wright

    profootballtalk.com Mar 23, 2013
    While the Jets may not be “actively” shopping cornerback Darrelle Revis, the team that has been most closely connected to Revis is shopping one of its own cornerbacks. Per a league source, the Buccaneers are shopping cornerback Eric Wright. Wright’s
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  • Spring Headlines: Chien-Ming Wang returns to Yankees, Casey Kel…

    Spring Headlines: Chien-Ming Wang returns to Yankees, Casey Kelly to have Tommy John surgery

    yahoo.com Mar 23, 2013
    Coming off his impressive performance in the World Baseball Classic, the New York Yankees have agreed to terms with Chien-Ming Wang on a minor league contract. Of course Wang began his major league career in the Bronx back in 2005. He would go on to pos…
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  • Former Knicks guard Ray Williams dies at age 58

    Former Knicks guard Ray Williams dies at age 58

    CNNSI.com nydailynews.com Mar 23, 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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  • Rex talks Revis and stirs up doubt

    Rex talks Revis and stirs up doubt

    nydailynews.com Mar 23, 2013
    Either Rex Ryan is lying, or he really hasn’t been involved in the Jets discussions about trading Darrelle Revis. Neither option is good for him.
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  • Georgetown Goes Down In Major Upset; Tony Parker Is Back

    Georgetown Goes Down In Major Upset; Tony Parker Is Back

    dimemag.com Mar 23, 2013
    New Mexico, move over. You have company. As bad as our brackets were screwed by Harvard on Thursday (and two people in the Dime clan had the Lobos going to at least the Final Four), the Hoyas might’ve done even more damage … Florida Gulf Coast pinned
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  • Video - Knicks Top Raptors Again 01:05

    Knicks Top Raptors Again

    Mar 23
    Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points to lift the Knicks past the Raptors for the second straight night.
  • Video - CP3's Strong Fourth Quarter Lifts Clippers 01:21

    CP3's Strong Fourth Quarter Lifts Clippers

    Mar 23
    Chris Paul tallied 29 points and 11 assists to lead the Clippers past the Nets 101-95.