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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.Upvote Share TweetCarmelo 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.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 23, 2013Carmelo 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.Upvote Share TweetThe Yankees are bringing back Chien-Ming Wang, who had success for them until he was injured in 2008.Upvote Share TweetThe 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 eUpvote Share TweetDerek Jeter returned to action Saturday, as a designed hitter in a minor league game.Upvote Share Tweet
Rondon's command off against YankeesBruce 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.Upvote Share Tweet
In Dealing With Injuries, Collins Takes the Long Viewnytimes.com Updated Mar 23, 2013The Mets' manager said that he will not rush David Wright and Daniel Murphy back into action.Upvote Share Tweet
BGA: Scouting Willie Colonthejetsblog.com Updated Mar 23, 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 TweetPete 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Managing emotions ... Joe Girardi of the Yankees and the NY Mets' Terry Collins have hot-seat companyAs 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.Upvote Share TweetLucas 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Gio sharp in Grapefruit League returnWith 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. …Upvote Share Tweet
Miggy's blast highlights Tigers' win vs. YanksMiguel 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…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Mar 23, 2013JUPITER, 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Myers Played Most of 2012 With Sprained ShoulderNo 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 tUpvote Share Tweet
With All the Talk of Nicks and Cruz, Randle Could Hold Key to Giants’ Air AttackThe 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…Upvote Share TweetJUPITER, 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.Upvote Share TweetAt 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.Upvote Share TweetThe 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 alreUpvote Share Tweet
Bucs are shopping Eric Wrightprofootballtalk.com Updated Mar 23, 2013While 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’sUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Mar 23, 2013Coming 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…Upvote 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.Upvote Share TweetEither 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Georgetown Goes Down In Major Upset; Tony Parker Is Backdimemag.com Updated Mar 23, 2013New 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 pinnedUpvote Share Tweet
Knicks Top Raptors AgainMar 23Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points to lift the Knicks past the Raptors for the second straight night.
CP3's Strong Fourth Quarter Lifts ClippersMar 23Chris Paul tallied 29 points and 11 assists to lead the Clippers past the Nets 101-95.