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Share TweetThe Indiana Pacers head into Game 6 against the New York Knicks in unfamiliar territory.Share TweetYankees pitcher Andy Pettitte is being put on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left trapezius muscle in his upper back.Share TweetMatt Harvey won his fifth straight decision, allowing five hits in 7 1/3 innings and singling in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning to lead the New York Mets over the Chicago Cubs 5-0 Friday.Share TweetJets running back Mike Goodson was just the passenger this morning, but he’s far from off the hook. Goodson was charged with five gun and drug counts Friday morning, after New Jersey State Police found the car he was riding in parked in the middle of RoSources: profootballtalk.com ESPN.com nytimes.com nydailynews.com deadspin.com yahoo.com thejetsblog.com
New York Knicks Block Party, Kawhi Leonard Dunks and the NBA Plays of the NightUpdated May 17 Share TweetCheck out the NBA’s picks for the Top 5 Plays from last night’s two playoff games. Various Knicks‘ swats make it in, but curiously not this beast Tyson Chandler destruction of a Tyler Hansbrough sure bucket. Check out huge dunks from Paul George, KaSource: dimemag.comShare TweetNew York Jets quarterback Geno Smith has been a lightning rod before, during and after the NFL draft. The media is following Smith’s every move and analyzing. The latest will be Smith’s decision to hire a new agent. I was among several reporters who cSource: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Jets top draft pick, former Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner fired Impact Sports, his former agency of record, after not being selected in the top five of last month’s 2013 NFL Draft. Milliner is now the second Jets rookie fire his agency in the wakeSource: thejetsblog.comShare TweetFree agent DE Dwight Freeney left San Diego without a contract this week. The market has been thin for the former Colts’ star and now his father has take to the airwaves to lobby for his son. From PFT: “He’d love to be with the Giants, but the GiantSource: giantsfootballblog.comShare TweetTracing Doug Whaley’s move from Wall Street to Bills G.M. The Dolphins signed undrafted rookie T Rupert Bryan and plan to move him to fullback. Do the changes on the defensive line foreshadow scheme changes for the Patriots? Jets G Vladimir Ducasse knowShare TweetThe Jets receiver became a critic of the game and its role in American society. But the decision to walk away was also personal.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetJets General Manager John Idzik said this week that when his team took a look at Josh Cribbs, they found that his knee “isn’t quite there yet.” Cribbs, who subsequently signed with the Raiders, thinks Idzik was just trying to bring Cribbs’ price d
Cope springs into action in Knick of timeUpdated May 17 Share TweetChris Copeland has known his place on the veteran-laden Knicks throughout his long-awaited first NBA season. The dreadlocked 29-year-old rookie carries around a reminder of that status every day - a pink Disney princesses backpack.
Knicks grind out Game 5 win, but not all is curedUpdated May 17 Share TweetThe Knicks were far from perfect in Game 5, but an 85-75 win over the Pacers kept their season alive ... for now. Ben Glicksman explains New York is still figuring its problems out.Source: CNNSI.com
Smith rebounds with sixth senseUpdated May 17 Share TweetJ.R. Smith played a solid, even-keeled game Thursday night against the Pacers at the Garden, scoring 13 points with six rebounds and three steals in an 85-75 victory that kept the Knicks’ season alive in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Lawrence: Knicks pounce on playmaker-less IndyUpdated May 17 Share TweetAn elbow from Game 4 out in Indianapolis went a long way toward getting the Knicks back to the Circle City for one more basketball game on Saturday. Tyson Chandler threw it, George Hill caught it with his noggin and the Knicks used Hill’s absence on ThuShare TweetThe New York Giants made a change at the tight end position on Thursday. The Giants signed former Kentucky quarterback-turned-tight end Morgan Newton after having him in for a tryout during the team’s rookie mini-camp last week. Newton replaces former A
Knicks Insider: No Kidd-ing! Jason & Amar'e bench matesUpdated May 17 Share TweetMike Woodson left no doubt that he was in full “win-or-go home” mode in Thursday’s elimination-avoiding Game 5 victory over Indiana. Woodson benched two of his most accomplished players, returning big man Amar’e Stoudemire and slumping guard Jason
Thomas won't rule out returning next year at age 41Updated May 17 Share TweetKurt Thomas is undecided about whether to regain his title as the NBA’s oldest player next season. Thomas is recovering from right foot surgery and is two weeks from being off crutches. The 40-year-old is a free agent after the Knicks released him last
Kuroda, Yankees Blank Blue JaysMay 17Hiroki Kuroda struck out five batters over eight innings to lead the Yankees past the Blue Jays 5-0.
Knicks-Pacers Game Six PreviewMay 17Antonio Davis discusses his X factor in Game 6 of the Knicks-Pacers matchup.
Harvey Earns Win, Drives In Winning RunMay 17Mets pitcher Matt Harvey struck out six batters in 7 1/3 innings and drove in the winning run to lift the Mets to a 3-2 win against the Cubs.
E:60 - Mariano RiveraMay 17E:60 reporter Tom Rinaldi accompanies Rivera to the small fishing village in Panama where he grew up and gets the future Hall-of-Famer to open up about his final season, the injury that almost ended his career, and his place in baseball history.
NFL - John Clayton breaks down big spenders and big bargains in free agenc…May 17Plenty of teams made big splashes early in free agency, but keep an eye on those who waited for smart bargains, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: NFL is watching, but not expecting to strip Haslam of Browns ow…May 17In the relatively short but tortured history of the re-incarnated Cleveland Browns, every dark cloud appearing on the horizon has generally presaged a darker and more ominous one, leading the team's fans and even the organization itself to develop an al…