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Lawrence: Bickering no cure for ailing Knicks
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 wUpvote Share Tweet
Tyson Chandler should know better to call out Carmelo Anthony as struggling Knicks prepare for Game 4 vs. PacersTyson 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 wUpvote Share Tweet
Cardinals use three-run seventh to beat MetsLance 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.Upvote Share TweetPerhaps 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 gUpvote Share TweetVidal 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.Upvote Share TweetWhen 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Justin Pugh fitting in at right tackleThis 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 byUpvote Share Tweet
The Three is Key for Richardson’s Rookie Seasonthejetsblog.com Updated May 13, 2013When 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…Upvote Share TweetLast 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Ryan Nassib reflects on being with the GiantsRyan 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-rouUpvote Share Tweet
Giants' 'red flag': LinebackerFootball 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…Upvote Share TweetBy 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 onUpvote Share Tweet
Geno Smith, Tim Tebow, Victor Cruz: Answers to Readers’ Questionsnytimes.com Updated May 13, 2013Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.Upvote Share TweetThe 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) andUpvote Share Tweet
Masterson shuts out Yankees, strikes out 9Justin 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.Upvote Share Tweet
David Harris on defense: Jets “destroyed it to rebuild it”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-winUpvote Share TweetWhile 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 hUpvote Share TweetIf 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 fUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated May 13, 2013HOUSTON (AP) -- George Postolos has resigned as president and CEO of the Houston Astros.Upvote Share Tweet
The NBA’s Top 10 Shooting Guards This Season & Why Everyone Is Now Chasing James Hardendimemag.com Updated May 13, 2013The 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 alUpvote Share Tweet
Tyson's selfish remarks get Melo's attentionThere 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 inUpvote Share Tweet
FBO: Linebacker remains Giants’ biggest issueon 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 gUpvote Share Tweet
Ryan’s Focus on Defense is a Good Thingthejetsblog.com Updated May 13, 2013The 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…Upvote Share TweetAccording 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
What’s Next for the Giants?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 possibUpvote Share Tweet
Rare single-admission doubleheader: Cleveland Indians host New York Yankees on Mondayyahoo.com Updated May 13, 2013These 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Rookie MiniCamp: What We LearnedNow 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…Upvote Share TweetI 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 FiUpvote Share Tweet
Mariano Rivera's JourneyMay 13E:60 reporter Tom Rinaldi accompanies baseball's all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera to Panama as he approaches his farewell from the mound.
Any Way To Take Joba's Side?May 13PTI's Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wiblon tell Joba Chamberlain to shut up for his comments towards Mariano Rivera.
Yankees Split DoubleheaderMay 13Vidal Nuno pitched five scoreless innings in the Yankees' 7-0 win over the Indians.
Knicks In Trouble?May 13Ian Begley and Jared Zwerling on what the Knicks need to do to get even with the Pacers.
2013 NBA Playoffs -- Miami Heat took fight out of Chicago Bulls in Game 4,…May 13The Heat took the fight out of the Bulls in Game 4 of the Eastern semifinals.
2013 NBA Playoffs -- Miami Heat took fight out of Chicago Bulls in Game 4May 13The Heat took the fight out of the Bulls in Game 4 of the Eastern semifinals.
Peter King: NFL life in earnest begins today for Manti Te'o in San DiegoMay 13So the early reviews on Manti Te'o are positive in San Diego, but what would they be, really, when the players aren't in pads and it's only the rookies out there? Today, when the veterans report and the full squad begins offseason training activities, i…