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Lawrence: Bickering no cure for ailing Knicks

Lawrence: Bickering no cure for ailing Knicks

nydailynews.com Updated May 13, 2013
Tyson Chandler can’t stop Roy Hibbert from scoring or pulling down offensive rebounds in this playoff series and now the big Knick center has started in with Carmelo Anthony about being too selfish. What’s wrong with that picture? Well, where do you w
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  • Tyson Chandler should know better to call out Carmelo Anthony a…

    Tyson Chandler should know better to call out Carmelo Anthony as struggling Knicks prepare for Game 4 vs. Pacers

    Tyson Chandler can’t stop Roy Hibbert from scoring or pulling down offensive rebounds in this playoff series and now the big Knick center has started in with Carmelo Anthony about being too selfish. What’s wrong with that picture? Well, where do you w
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  • Cardinals use three-run seventh to beat Mets

    Cardinals use three-run seventh to beat Mets

    ESPN.com May 13, 2013
    Lance Lynn overcame early control woes and St. Louis used a three-run seventh inning to beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Monday night.
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  • Eli Manning hopes to see Victor Cruz soon

    Eli Manning hopes to see Victor Cruz soon

    profootballtalk.com May 13, 2013
    Perhaps no one other than Victor Cruz has more vested interest in the Victor Cruz negotiations than Eli Manning. And while the Giants’ quarterback has no insight into the negotiating process for his star wide receiver, he does have a preference. “We g
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  • Nuno wins 1st career start as Yanks gain split

    Nuno wins 1st career start as Yanks gain split

    ESPN.com MLB.com May 13, 2013
    Vidal Nuno pitched five innings of three-hit ball to win his first major league start, Vernon Wells and Lyle Overbay had two RBIs apiece and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 7-0 Monday for a doubleheader split.
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  • Know your competition: Geno expects to learn from Sanchez

    Know your competition: Geno expects to learn from Sanchez

    When Geno Smith was taken with the 39th pick in the NFL Draft, he found himself squarely in the middle of a three-way quarterback battle for the Week 1 starting gig with Mark Sanchez and David Garrard.
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  • Justin Pugh fitting in at right tackle

    Justin Pugh fitting in at right tackle

    giantsfootballblog.com May 13, 2013
    This off-season, the Giants paid Will Beatty a lot of dough; fitting, as they viewed the 28-year-old lineman as of Eli Manning’s blindside. With the 19th pick in the NFL Draft, the Giants continued their efforts of developing a stealth offensive line by
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  • The Three is Key for Richardson’s Rookie Season

    The Three is Key for Richardson’s Rookie Season

    thejetsblog.com May 13, 2013
    When the Jets drafted Sheldon Richardson the move initially seemed like a good chance to add a playmaker, but what seemed unclear was what exactly the defense would look like in 2013 between Wilkerson, Coples and the rookie Richardson. Now with a few pr…
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  • Rick Ankiel gets another shot, signs with Mets

    Rick Ankiel gets another shot, signs with Mets

    Last week, some scribes were writing Rick Ankiel's baseball obituary. Monday night, he'll be in the starting lineup for the New York Mets. Another reminder that Ankiel is a player with more lives than a lot of people expected. Ankiel was designated for …
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  • Ryan Nassib reflects on being with the Giants

    Ryan Nassib reflects on being with the Giants

    giantsfootballblog.com May 13, 2013
    Ryan Nassib has been a member of the New York Giants for less than a month, but the spotlight will inevitably shine on the former Syracuse quarterback since he’ll be backing up Eli Manning and is likely the next signal-caller of Big Blue. The fourth-rou
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  • Giants' 'red flag': Linebacker

    Giants' 'red flag': Linebacker

    ESPN.com May 13, 2013
    Football Outsiders is doing a series of posts called "Red Flags," which take a look at the biggest remaining issue facing each team with the draft behind us and minicamps getting underway. Today's post is on the NFC East teams , and I'm breaki…
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  • Is Geno Smith leading Jets' QB race?

    Is Geno Smith leading Jets' QB race?

    ESPN.com May 13, 2013
    By most accounts, quarterback Geno Smith had a solid first series of practices during the New York Jets’ rookie minicamp over the weekend. The second-round draft pick came to the Big Apple with a lot of fanfare and some controversy. But Smith showed on
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  • Geno Smith, Tim Tebow, Victor Cruz: Answers to Readers’ Questio…

    Geno Smith, Tim Tebow, Victor Cruz: Answers to Readers’ Questions

    nytimes.com May 13, 2013
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • Report: Browns sign P T.J. Conley

    Report: Browns sign P T.J. Conley

    profootballtalk.com May 13, 2013
    The Browns have added some experience at punter, signing free agent T.J. Conley, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reported Monday. The 27-year-old Conley was the Jets’ regular punter in 2011. He ranked 30th in the NFL in gross average (42.7 yards) and
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  • Masterson shuts out Yankees, strikes out 9

    Masterson shuts out Yankees, strikes out 9

    ESPN.com May 13, 2013
    Justin Masterson pitched a four-hitter for his second shutout this season, leading the Cleveland Indians over the New York Yankees 1-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on Monday.
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  • David Harris on defense: Jets “destroyed it to rebuild it”

    David Harris on defense: Jets “destroyed it to rebuild it”

    profootballtalk.com May 13, 2013
    Jets linebacker David Harris knew there would be change. But the degree of change to the Jets defense was still alarming to him, and walking into a meeting room and not recognizing many people was an eye-opener. “It was expected when you have a six-win
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  • Giants Co-Owner Tisch Claims Jets Ruined Tebow’s Career

    Giants Co-Owner Tisch Claims Jets Ruined Tebow’s Career

    While it doesn’t sound like the Giants will be taking a chance on free agent QB Tim Tebow, Giants co-owner Steve Tisch sure isn’t shy about taking a shot at the Jets when it comes to Tebow. Tisch told TMZ.com that the Jets destroyed any chance Tebow h
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  • Ron Jaworski offers Tebow a job with the Philadelphia Soul

    Ron Jaworski offers Tebow a job with the Philadelphia Soul

    profootballtalk.com May 13, 2013
    If Tim Tebow decides that he wants to make the move from the NFL to arena football, he’s got options. The Omaha Beef put an offer on the table for the former Bronco and Jet shortly after he was cut loose by the Jets and now he’s also gotten an offer f
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  • George Postolos resigns as Astros president, CEO

    George Postolos resigns as Astros president, CEO

    CNNSI.com May 13, 2013
    HOUSTON (AP) -- George Postolos has resigned as president and CEO of the Houston Astros.
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  • The NBA’s Top 10 Shooting Guards This Season & Why Everyone…

    The NBA’s Top 10 Shooting Guards This Season & Why Everyone Is Now Chasing James Harden

    dimemag.com May 13, 2013
    The shooting guard position is made for the game’s most gifted scorers. In today’s game, it doesn’t matter if you’re your team’s first option or if you’re coming off the bench. A shooting guard’s job is to put the ball in the hole. It’s al
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  • Tyson's selfish remarks get Melo's attention

    Tyson's selfish remarks get Melo's attention

    nydailynews.com May 13, 2013
    There is now internal strife to go along with injury and illness. That’s a bad combination at any point in the season, but especially on the eve of the franchise’s most important road game in over a decade. So if you didn’t think the Knicks were in
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  • FBO: Linebacker remains Giants’ biggest issue

    FBO: Linebacker remains Giants’ biggest issue

    giantsfootballblog.com May 13, 2013
    on ESPN Insider, the analysts suggest linebacker remains the New York Giants’ biggest red flag heading into 2013. FBO calls the current starting trio - Dan Connor, Keith Rivers and Jacquian Williams - a patchwork unit, which is the M.O. for Giants g
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  • Ryan’s Focus on Defense is a Good Thing

    Ryan’s Focus on Defense is a Good Thing

    thejetsblog.com May 13, 2013
    The Jets defense will look vastly different in 2013, but the expectations on fielding one of the top defenses in the NFL are will be the same. Shortly after the season ended and Mike Pettine walked away without a renewed contract to become the defensive…
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  • Report: Giants Still in Hunt for KR Cribbs

    Report: Giants Still in Hunt for KR Cribbs

    giantsfootballblog.com May 13, 2013
    According to a report from Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the Giants are one four teams still in the mix to sign free agent KR Josh Cribbs: His potential next destination has been limited to four suitors, barring an unexpected development. Per a sour…
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  • Shumpert among 3 Knicks to miss practice

    Shumpert among 3 Knicks to miss practice

    ESPN.com May 13, 2013
    The New York Knicks were missing a third player in practice Monday as Iman Shumpert sat out due to soreness in his left knee. J.R. Smith and Kenyon Martin also missed the session due to illnesses.
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  • What’s Next for the Giants?

    What’s Next for the Giants?

    giantsfootballblog.com May 13, 2013
    Below is the Giants’ workout schedule for the remainder of the offseason…. OTAs: May 22-23, May 29-31, June 3-7 Mandatory minicamp: June 11-13 Training camp dates have not been announced at this time. Based on last year’s schedule, camp could possib
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  • Rare single-admission doubleheader: Cleveland Indians host New …

    Rare single-admission doubleheader: Cleveland Indians host New York Yankees on Monday

    yahoo.com May 13, 2013
    These days, doubleheaders usually get played only because of weather postponements. And they're usually double-admission splits; one in the afternoon and one at night, to maximize revenues. BECAUSE OF MONEY! But the Cleveland Indians are doing something…
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  • Giants Rookie MiniCamp: What We Learned

    Giants Rookie MiniCamp: What We Learned

    giantsfootballblog.com May 13, 2013
    Now that rookie minicamp has come and gone, what have we learned, if anything? Well, for starters, the team showed us they are still not content with the interior of the defensive line and their linebackers. At DT, they added another veteran this week i…
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  • Mets must start giving Matt Harvey more run support since he is…

    Mets must start giving Matt Harvey more run support since he is team's most reliable pitcher

    nydailynews.com May 13, 2013
    I am here to report Matt Harvey is human - which made for a doubly aggravating Mother’s Day experience for Met fans. For even when Harvey is inhuman, as he was in his previous start when he nearly perfect-gamed the Chicago White Sox Tuesday at Citi Fi
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  • Video - Mariano Rivera's Journey 12:51

    Mariano Rivera's Journey

    May 13
    E:60 reporter Tom Rinaldi accompanies baseball's all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera to Panama as he approaches his farewell from the mound.
  • Video - Any Way To Take Joba's Side? 01:26

    Any Way To Take Joba's Side?

    May 13
    PTI's Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wiblon tell Joba Chamberlain to shut up for his comments towards Mariano Rivera.
  • Video - Yankees Split Doubleheader 00:31

    Yankees Split Doubleheader

    May 13
    Vidal Nuno pitched five scoreless innings in the Yankees' 7-0 win over the Indians.
  • Video - Knicks In Trouble? 05:17

    Knicks In Trouble?

    May 13
    Ian Begley and Jared Zwerling on what the Knicks need to do to get even with the Pacers.

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