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Undefeated, but largely untested: That’s the Knicks through five games, and that’s exactly why Mike Woodson wants to see how his team stacks up against the one with the second-best record in the NBA.Upvote Share Tweet
NY Jets may have cast blame on Tim Tebow, but he is not at fault for disastrous 3-6 start this seasonIt didn’t take an advanced degree in molecular science to determine that the dynamics of the Jets offense weren’t compatible with Tim Tebow taking over as the starting quarterback. It was an unrealistic possibility, and now we’ve discovered that itUpvote Share Tweet
Nets' Wallace (ankle) to miss 6th straight gameBrooklyn Nets forward Gerald Wallace will miss his sixth straight game Thursday against the Boston Celtics due to a sprained left ankle.Upvote Share TweetR.A. Dickey and David Price are Cy Young Award winners. Cliff Corcoran says both results were unprecedented in their own way, and not because baseball's best pitcher was denied.Upvote Share Tweet
How Did We Get Here?thejetsblog.com Updated Nov 14, 2012At 3-6 things look like they are only getting worse for the New York Jets, as they have looked inept on offense and continue to shoot themselves in the foot on Special Teams. The question probably at the forefront of most fans minds is “how could thiUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 14, 2012TOKYO (AP) -- Pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa of the Hanshin Tigers was one of four professional baseball players in Japan who became unrestricted free agents Wednesday in hopes of moving to Major League Baseball.Upvote Share Tweet
Kuhn Placed on IR, Leaving Open Roster SpotAs expected, the Giants placed DT Markus Kuhn on season-ending injured reserve. The Giants placed DT Markus Kuhn (torn ACL) on injured reserve today. They did not immediately replace him on the roster. - Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) Kuhn becomes thUpvote Share Tweet
Phil Jackson was available but the Lakers, just like the NY Knicks did in May, took a pass on the coach with 11 ringsAt least the Lakers gave Phil Jackson a courtesy call. The Knicks didn’t even pick up the telephone last May to gauge whether the Zen Master had any interest in possibly winning title No. 12 with Red Holzman’s old club.Upvote Share TweetPhil Simms got himself in hot water with Giant fans earlier this week by making a statement that current Giants QB Eli Manning is not an elite NFL quarterback. Today, he reaffirmed his stance on WFAN with Boomer and Carton this morning on the air. “I caUpvote Share Tweet
Mark Sanchez And The Jets Are Wearing Team Shirts That Say "We Will Persist"deadspin.com Updated Nov 14, 2012The New York Jets have had a rough few days. Killed on the road in Seattle, killed by the media, and now killed-if you consider dismissing the throwing abilities of a backup quarterback who can't pass "killing"-by an anonymous member of their own defeUpvote Share Tweet
Coach Peter Giunta Out To Fix Holes in Giants’ SecondaryGiants’ secondary coach Peter Giunta addressed the media Tuesday to discuss the secondary’s performance from this past weekend’s game against the Bengals. The obvious area of emphasis was the very first drive in which the Giants allowed Andy DaltonUpvote Share Tweet
Rex Ryan sounds like a coach in denialNew York Jets head coach Rex Ryan says a lot of things. To the point that it is getting increasingly difficult to separate fact from fiction. Did Ryan really think the Jets (3-6) had a shot at the playoffs before last week's blowout loss to the Seattle …Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Nov 14, 2012For the second straight year, the Tigers made a big free agency splash by signing Torii Hunter for $26 million over two years.Upvote Share TweetCincinnati Bengals’ QB Andy Dalton has been named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his Week 10 performance against the Giants. Basically unfettered by the Giants’ pass rush, Dalton had one of his best days as a pro. Dalton completed 21 of 30 pUpvote Share TweetRemember Brian Schottenheimer? He was the former New York Jets offensive coordinator who shouldered most of the blame for the team's downfall and eventual implosion last year. The Jets finished 25th in total offense and it cost Schottenheimer his job. H…Upvote Share Tweet
Gee helps out Sandy victims, deflects trade talkMLB.com Updated Nov 14, 2012Mets right-hander Dillon Gee and reliever Bobby Parnell helped collect food donations at Citi Field to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims on Wednesday. Gee is doing his best to ignore talk of the Mets potentially trading him.Upvote Share Tweet
Rookie Report: No 2012 Solutions Coming From This GroupMost seasons the Giants’ rookie class is a study of what’s to come: talented young men that need time to develop. This season is no different, except the team could use their help right now. Unfortunately, it’s not likely to happen. Every unit on thUpvote Share TweetOptimus Prime needs to find a little room on his mantle. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has been named the NFC defensive player of the week for his work in the team’s 28-7 win over the Jets. Sherman intercepted a pass on the goal line to kill a JetUpvote Share Tweet
The 10 Most Interesting Story Lines Of The NBA Seasondimemag.com Updated Nov 14, 2012Yes, we know the season is still young. There are a lot of games left to be played in what should be a great year, but still, it seems there’ll be a surprise for us waiting around every corner. This season has already given us some unexpected gut-puncheUpvote Share Tweet
The Sniping Begins: Let’s admit it. When the Jets traded for Tim …thejetsblog.com Updated Nov 14, 2012Let’s admit it. When the Jets traded for Tim Tebow, we knew that the day would come when the Jets players would start anonymously sniping about the quarterback position … but little did we think that the bullets would be aimed at Tebow. Everyone kneUpvote Share Tweet
Blog: The Giants’ “Soft” Defense in Still FramesFrom Jimmy Kempski of Blogging the bEast: Two Sundays ago, Isaac Redman gashed the Giants for 147 yards on the ground. There was nothing fancy about that attack. The Giants were simply bulldozed. Almost all of Redman’s runs were inside the tacklUpvote Share Tweet
Accorsi will have huge impact on future of Panthers, NewtonAs Gantt pointed out several days ago, the Panthers have hired former Giants G.M. Ernie Accorsi to help find the franchise’s next General Manager. The decision that Accorsi makes will resonate through the organization, both now and in the future. Some tUpvote Share TweetLet’s take a look at which players are rising and falling in the AFC East. Falling 1. Mark Sanchez, New York Jets quarterback: It’s starting to look like a lost cause for Sanchez. The arrow continues to point down as Sanchez’s bad performances are aUpvote Share TweetBill Parcells told Patriots coach Bill Belichick that he believes this year’s Patriots team is better than last year’s AFC championship team. Opposing defenses may be catching up with Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill. Asked about how to deal with a tough seUpvote Share Tweet
Feeling Blue: Giants Offense on Par with 2011A statistical comparison between the 2011 and 2012 New York Giants offense would show us all that perhaps we dialed up the panic meter a tad bit early. Through 10 games, Big Blue has has the same record, almost identical yards per game and in some categ…Upvote Share TweetThe Tim Tebow faithful are going to have a tough time with this one: The New York Daily News has consulted more than a dozen of Tebow's Jets teammates and officials, and their assessment of The Chosen Quarterback is not a kind one. One unnamed teammate …Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Chris Canty on The WheelhouseChris Canty is in the WheelHouse to discuss the Giants’ recent struggles and how they’ll look to fix things during their bye week. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…Upvote Share TweetGood Wednesday morning to you. We have an update coming this morning to the All-Division Team, and a bunch of other goodies throughout the day. Hopefully it warms up a bit. Links. New York Giants As they spend their bye week assessing what's wrong with …Upvote Share TweetGet ready for a dry spell. The team will not meet again until Monday, which means they’ll be little or no new news the next few days. We’ll be here regardless. Here’s some stuff in the meantime.Upvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Has a Mini Meltdown; The Spurs Torture the Lakers; Deron Williams & Kyrie Irving Put On A Showdimemag.com Updated Nov 14, 2012Pau Gasol, we hope you surround yourself with protection tonight. You might turn up along the rocks in the Pacific Ocean tomorrow morning, courtesy of a crazed Kobe Bryant. Down two on the last possession last night against the Spurs, Gasol couldn’t finUpvote Share Tweet
After fire sale of Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson & others, Miami Marlins - and baseball in South Florida - could be inIt didn't take long for Jeffrey Loria to blow up his grand plan to create an instant winner in his spanking-new, taxpayer-funded stadium in Miami. Less than one year exactly, and nobody in baseball, especially the Yankees, can be particularly happy over…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 14, 2012Miami cleaned house by shipping Josh Johnson, Jose Reyes and Mark Buehrle to Toronto. But did the blockbuster actually make the Blue Jays better? Buyer beware, says Cliff Corcoran.Upvote Share Tweet
Looking for Amar'e room on undefeated KnicksHelp, even though the Knicks don’t seem to need it, is on the way. At some point, both Amar’e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert, two players recovering from knee surgery, will return to the lineup. In theory, their presence should make the Knicks strongerUpvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Giants Look To Regain MomentumNov 14Episode 223: New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford assesses where his team is this season and the challenges that are ahead. The NFL32 crew discuss which back up quarterback has the best chance to win.
R.A. Dickey On Winning NL Cy YoungNov 14R.A. Dickey joins "SportsCenter" after becoming the third Mets pitcher to win the NL Cy Young Award.
Tim Tebow RespondsNov 14Tim Tebow responds to negative comments from anonymous Jets players.
R.A. Dickey Wins NL Cy Young AwardNov 14R.A. Dickey first knuckleball pitcher to win Cy Young Award.
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Clayton mailbag: Backup QBs under microscopeNov 14With four starters being injured in Week 10, the state of the NFL's backup quarterback situation is about to come into focus, writes John Clayton.