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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.Upvote Share Tweet
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.Upvote Share TweetNew York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson appeared in his first regular season game on Tuesday, but did so in an unfamiliar position.Upvote Share Tweet
Indiana tightens the screws defensively once again, takes a 3-1 series lead over New Yorkyahoo.com May 14, 2013INDIANAPOLIS — 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 tUpvote Share TweetNew 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Wheeler, Mets Top Pitching Prospect, to Miss Next Startnytimes.com May 14, 2013Zack Wheeler, expected to join the Mets this summer, will visit doctors in New York after experiencing soreness near his right clavicle.Upvote Share TweetInterestingly 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…Upvote Share TweetBlue 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Clear Path: The Pacers defense again caused havoc with the Kn…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.Upvote Share TweetKnicks guard Iman Shumpert will start Tuesday night at Indiana despite having a sore, swollen left knee.Upvote Share Tweetthejetsblog.com May 14, 2013Some 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 outUpvote Share TweetJosh 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Hope and Concern: New York JetsThe 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 largUpvote Share TweetIf 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com May 14, 2013When 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 andUpvote Share Tweet
Reese Using All Talent Streams to Keep Giants CompetitiveMany 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 seUpvote Share Tweet
Giants’ Newest Defensive Weapon is a Guy Named TaylorFrom 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,Upvote Share Tweetthejetsblog.com May 14, 2013Last 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)Upvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Chip Kelly brings the noiseCan'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…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants’ Updated 90-man RosterBelow is the Giants’ current 90-man roster. Uniform numbers have been updated. The chart is sorted by position.Upvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony hardly blamed for struggling team on Knicks home network, MSGnydailynews.com May 14, 2013Bernard 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 hiUpvote Share Tweet
Raissman: MSG boxes out blame on Melonydailynews.com May 14, 2013Bernard 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 hiUpvote Share Tweet
Beltran's Homer, 4 RBIs Spark CardinalsMay 14Carlos Beltran drove in four runs and rookie left-hander John Gast picked up a win in his major league debut.
The Backup CatcherMay 14E: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.
Battle Of The Uniforms: Pants And SocksMay 14Jim Caple and Paul Lukas take a look at MLB's sense of style when it comes to pants and socks.
Battle Of The Uniforms: JerseysMay 14Jim Caple and Paul Lukas take a look at MLB's sense of style when it comes to jerseys.
Peter King: Woodson a good veteran fit for Broncos; remembering Muncie; ma…May 14Three quick-hit thoughts:
2013 NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs Game 5 previewMay 14Who has the upper hand in the Warriors-Spurs series now?