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Cruz, Giants inch closer to completion of contract

Cruz, Giants inch closer to completion of contract

Every day, Victor Cruz gets a little closer to the long-term contract with the Giants he has been seeking for months - a contract both sides now seem certain will eventually get done.
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  • Pacers' depth of options leave Knicks guessing wrong again

    Pacers' depth of options leave Knicks guessing wrong again

    The Knicks tried to counter the Pacers' size in Game 4, but it was perimeter play that sparked Indiana's 93-82 win. New York needs help in this chess match, writes Ian Thomsen.
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  • Granderson activated, plays LF vs. Mariners

    Granderson activated, plays LF vs. Mariners

    New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson appeared in his first regular season game on Tuesday, but did so in an unfamiliar position.
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  • Indiana tightens the screws defensively once again, takes a 3-1…

    Indiana tightens the screws defensively once again, takes a 3-1 series lead over New York

    yahoo.com May 14, 2013
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Knicks attempted to find another gear against the Indiana Pacers’ all-world defense on Tuesday, but the engine repeatedly failed to even turn over for New York. Indiana kept up its stifling defense and opportunistic offense in the t
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  • Meet Knicks fans’ least favorite great new Twitter account: @Di…

    Meet Knicks fans’ least favorite great new Twitter account: @DidJRSmithMiss

    yahoo.com deadspin.com May 14, 2013
    New York Knicks shooting guard J.R. Smith checked into Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers with 7:11 remaining in the first quarter. Sixty seconds later, the struggling Sixth Man of the Year took his first shot of the night, a 27-foot 3-pointer. As has be…
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  • Wheeler, Mets Top Pitching Prospect, to Miss Next Start

    Wheeler, Mets Top Pitching Prospect, to Miss Next Start

    nytimes.com May 14, 2013
    Zack Wheeler, expected to join the Mets this summer, will visit doctors in New York after experiencing soreness near his right clavicle.
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  • Prince Harry and Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira play baseball in…

    Prince Harry and Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira play baseball in Harlem

    yahoo.com MLB.com May 14, 2013
    Interestingly enough, when Prince Harry of Wales decides to play baseball, he does it with a Yankee and not with a Royal.Harry stopped by Harlem RBI's baseball field Tuesday as part of his tour of the U.S. There, he played a little baseball with injured…
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  • Santos out six weeks

    Santos out six weeks

    CNNSI.com May 14, 2013
    Blue Jays right-hander Sergio Santos will have surgery this week to remove bone spurs from his pitching elbow and is expected to be sidelined about six weeks.
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  • Clear Path: The Pacers defense again caused havoc with the Kn……

    Clear Path: The Pacers defense again caused havoc with the Kn…

    CNNSI.com May 14, 2013
    The Pacers defense again caused havoc with the Knicks' shooters and Indiana took advantage to score a 93-82 Game 4 win, and a 3-1 series lead, in the Eastern semifinals.
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  • Knicks' Shumpert will start despite sore knee

    Knicks' Shumpert will start despite sore knee

    Knicks guard Iman Shumpert will start Tuesday night at Indiana despite having a sore, swollen left knee.
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  • Roster News: Jets Claim WR Davis, Release WR Wilson

    Roster News: Jets Claim WR Davis, Release WR Wilson

    thejetsblog.com May 14, 2013
    Some shuffling at the wide receiver position: Rookie WR Marcus Davis (of Virginia Tech), waived by the Giants over the weekend, has been claimed by the Jets. #NYG- Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) May 14, 2013 Davis was a projected sixth round pick out
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  • Knee still an issue for Cribbs, says Jets GM

    Knee still an issue for Cribbs, says Jets GM

    Josh Cribbs, who visited the Jets last week and is a potential free agent acquisition for the team, is not fully healthy according to Gang Green GM John Idzik. Cribbs, who would provide the most value to the Jets as an explosive return man, is still rec…
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  • Hope and Concern: New York Jets

    Hope and Concern: New York Jets

    ESPN.com May 14, 2013
    The AFC East blog continues it “Hope and Concern” series in the division. Here are the biggest reasons to be hopeful and concerned about the 2013 New York Jets: Biggest reason for hope: General manager John Idzik The Jets began the offseason in a larg
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  • Jernigan is Giants' Plan B in the slot

    Jernigan is Giants' Plan B in the slot

    ESPN.com May 14, 2013
    If the New York Giants fan's worst nightmare comes true, and the contract dispute between the team and wide receiver Victor Cruz results in Cruz missing games this year, the Giants are going to need someone else to man the slot receiver position. At thi…
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  • After 766 tries, the Mets have a homegrown ace in Matt Harvey

    After 766 tries, the Mets have a homegrown ace in Matt Harvey

    CNNSI.com May 14, 2013
    The Mets have drafted 766 pitchers over the past 30 years. Only one has turned into an All-Star. Now, with Matt Harvey, they have finally found a true ace, writes Tom Verducci.
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  • NBA Rumors: Paul Pierce Thinks He’s Done With the Boston Celtic…

    NBA Rumors: Paul Pierce Thinks He’s Done With the Boston Celtics

    dimemag.com May 14, 2013
    When the Boston Celtics were dispatched by the New York Knicks in the first round of this year’s NBA Playoffs, to many it seemed pretty clear that it officially signaled the end of Boston’s run with their core players. The Celtics looked old, slow and
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  • Reese Using All Talent Streams to Keep Giants Competitive

    Reese Using All Talent Streams to Keep Giants Competitive

    giantsfootballblog.com May 14, 2013
    Many have voiced their displeasure over Jerry Reese’s recent drafts, but the facts speak for themselves. His Giants have had as much success — if not more — than any of the league’s 32 franchises over the past six seasons. The below article was se
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  • Giants’ Newest Defensive Weapon is a Guy Named Taylor

    Giants’ Newest Defensive Weapon is a Guy Named Taylor

    giantsfootballblog.com May 14, 2013
    From Craig Santucci of GiantsRush.com: The draft is a flat-out tease. It flirts with you for over a month and slowly builds momentum and then…BANG! It’s gone. Leaving you at the alter with nothing but a handful of thank you’s and dead flowers. Yes,
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  • Schefter: Jets Looking to Push Sanchez Out the Door?

    Schefter: Jets Looking to Push Sanchez Out the Door?

    thejetsblog.com May 14, 2013
    Last night on NFL Live, ESPN’s Adam Schefter said that the Jets could look to trade Mark Sanchez before the season starts, provided Geno Smith looks ready to start the season as the team’s top quarterback. “I think the Jets would love to see (Smith)
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  • Breakfast links: Chip Kelly brings the noise

    Breakfast links: Chip Kelly brings the noise

    ESPN.com May 14, 2013
    Can't talk right now. Limbering up my chat muscles. Preparing to make today's the greatest May chat in ESPN.com NFL history. You don't want to miss it. Make sure and get all of your links. New York Giants Steve Tisch, one of the Giants' owners, theorize…
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  • Giants’ Updated 90-man Roster

    Giants’ Updated 90-man Roster

    giantsfootballblog.com May 14, 2013
    Below is the Giants’ current 90-man roster. Uniform numbers have been updated. The chart is sorted by position.
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  • Carmelo Anthony hardly blamed for struggling team on Knicks hom…

    Carmelo Anthony hardly blamed for struggling team on Knicks home network, MSG

    nydailynews.com May 14, 2013
    Bernard King’s “self-imposed” Twitter exodus had a trickle-down effect. Either that, or Carmelo Anthony was so invisible in the second half of Knicks’ 82-71 loss to the Pacers in Game 3, the voices couldn’t even see him. Jeff Van Gundy should hi
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  • Raissman: MSG boxes out blame on Melo

    Raissman: MSG boxes out blame on Melo

    nydailynews.com May 14, 2013
    Bernard King’s “self-imposed” Twitter exodus had a trickle-down effect. Either that, or Carmelo Anthony was so invisible in the second half of Knicks’ 82-71 loss to the Pacers in Game 3, the voices couldn’t even see him. Jeff Van Gundy should hi
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  • Video - Beltran's Homer, 4 RBIs Spark Cardinals 00:31

    Beltran's Homer, 4 RBIs Spark Cardinals

    May 14
    Carlos Beltran drove in four runs and rookie left-hander John Gast picked up a win in his major league debut.
  • Video - The Backup Catcher 16:10

    The Backup Catcher

    May 14
    E:60 reporter Tom Rinaldi on the journey of Mets AAA catcher Landon Powell, battling through a disastrous injury, a sudden disease and the loss of his infant daughter.
  • Video - Battle Of The Uniforms: Pants And Socks 05:39

    Battle Of The Uniforms: Pants And Socks

    May 14
    Jim Caple and Paul Lukas take a look at MLB's sense of style when it comes to pants and socks.
  • Video - Battle Of The Uniforms: Jerseys 05:20

    Battle Of The Uniforms: Jerseys

    May 14
    Jim Caple and Paul Lukas take a look at MLB's sense of style when it comes to jerseys.

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    May 14
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    May 14
    Who has the upper hand in the Warriors-Spurs series now?