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NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the pre…

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the previously undefeated New York Knicks

ESPN.com Updated Nov 16, 2012
The New York Knicks lost their cool and lost their first game in Memphis to the powerful, red-hot Grizzlies, writes John Hollinger.
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  • Oakley not feeling love from Dolan, Knicks

    Oakley not feeling love from Dolan, Knicks

    nydailynews.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Knicks have a slogan inscribed in their new uniforms: “Once a Knick, Always a Knick.” But Charles Oakley and Patrick Ewing, the stalwarts of the ’90s era, have found it a lot harder to crack James Dolan’s club.
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  • It’s a must win Sunday for Jets in St. Louis

    It’s a must win Sunday for Jets in St. Louis

    For the Jets, it has come to this: they badly need to beat a mediocre Rams squad on Sunday to keep realistic playoff hopes alive. It would also help them avoid the dark depths of a four-game losing streak and the bile that their fans would release.
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  • Source: Melky, Jays reach 2-year deal

    Source: Melky, Jays reach 2-year deal

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The busy Toronto Blue Jays struck again Friday with their latest big deal: All-Star game MVP Melky Cabrera is set to join them in his return from a drug suspension.
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  • Major League brass share insight at sports panels

    Major League brass share insight at sports panels

    MLB.com Nov 16, 2012
    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson and D-backs president Derrick Hall were among speakers representing Major League Baseball leadership at the seventh annual Ivy Sports Symposium on Friday at Columbia University.
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  • Harbaugh returns to Niners after heart procedure

    Harbaugh returns to Niners after heart procedure

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Jim Harbaugh practically galloped through the locker room, lively as ever, offering a wave and a smile to long snapper Brian Jennings before putting his arm around right guard Alex Boone.
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  • Knicks rally past Spurs to stay unbeaten

    Knicks rally past Spurs to stay unbeaten

    Few teams beat the Spurs at home. Not only did the Knicks win in San Antonio 104-100, they did it with an impressive fourth-quarter rally that moved them to 6-0, says Ben Golliver.
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  • Dime Q&A: Brook Lopez On Video Games, Mikhail Prokhorov’s G…

    Dime Q&A: Brook Lopez On Video Games, Mikhail Prokhorov’s Game And Comic-Con

    dimemag.com Nov 16, 2012
    The man in the middle of the Nets’ first season in Brooklyn is Brook Lopez, who’s averaging 17.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and a career-high 2.3 blocks after signing a four-year contract worth more than $60 million. Just as the spotlight has greeted the Ne
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  • Cutler won't play versus 49ers; Campbell to start

    Cutler won't play versus 49ers; Campbell to start

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will miss Monday's game at San Francisco because of a concussion.
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  • How the Knicks Mirror the '10-11 Champion Mavs

    How the Knicks Mirror the '10-11 Champion Mavs

    nytimes.com Nov 16, 2012
    This 2012-13 Knicks recall the Mavericks team that won the N.B.A. title in 2011, and not just because Jason Kidd and Tyson Chandler are on the roster.
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  • Why the Mets Should Keep Dickey

    Why the Mets Should Keep Dickey

    nytimes.com Nov 16, 2012
    George Vecsey does not think the Mets should trade R.A. Dickey.
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  • A Video Exists Of Rasheed Wallace (Maybe) Fighting Some Dude In…

    A Video Exists Of Rasheed Wallace (Maybe) Fighting Some Dude In A White Plains Parking Lot

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    And we know this because we got an email about it from a tipster at 11:17 this morning: More »
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  • Nets See 'Celtics Way' as Something to Emulate

    Nets See 'Celtics Way' as Something to Emulate

    nytimes.com Nov 16, 2012
    The biggest difference right now between the Nets and the Celtics? Boston's leaders have seen their system work.
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  • The Revenge Of Carmelo Anthony

    The Revenge Of Carmelo Anthony

    dimemag.com Nov 16, 2012
    Last night, the New York Knicks beat the Spurs in San Antonio, 104-100, to move to 6-0 on the season. It’s only the second time the Knicks have started a season 6-0 in their history, the other time being a 7-0 start to the 1993-94 season. Despite the wi
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  • Mets give Bixler Minors deal with spring invite

    Mets give Bixler Minors deal with spring invite

    MLB.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Mets announced Friday that they have signed utility man Brian Bixler to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
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  • Tony Parker Crossover Leaves Raymond Felton Confused

    Tony Parker Crossover Leaves Raymond Felton Confused

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    In fairness to Felton, it looks like he was anticipating the screen from Tim Duncan, and that he was trying to avoid it. Felton eventually figured out where Parker was going about an hour later, but the Knicks still won. They're now 6-and-fucking-0. Mor…
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  • Players Dubious About Article’s Authenticity

    Players Dubious About Article’s Authenticity

    thejetsblog.com Nov 16, 2012
    Kristian Dyer wrote up some reactions from players in Metro about the anonymous sources earlier this week. Players seem to be of the mind that some of the quotes were either totally fictitious, or at the least … upcycled.     One prominent Jets player
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  • Anonymous Jets Source Believes Anonymous Jets Sources Were Made…

    Anonymous Jets Source Believes Anonymous Jets Sources Were Made Up

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    This year's edition of the Jets' public meltdown began in earnest this week as the Daily News ran a series of anonymous quotes from the locker room blasting Tim Tebow's gimmickry and poor quarterbacking. (You could just have easily framed the same quote…
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  • Brian Schottenheimer carried no grudges to St. Louis

    Brian Schottenheimer carried no grudges to St. Louis

    profootballtalk.com Nov 16, 2012
    Are we sure Brian Schottenheimer was really a Jets coach for six years? Now the Rams offensive coordinator, Schottenheimer steadfastly refused to throw gas on the big, green dumpster fire his former team has become. “[A victory Sunday] wouldn’t count
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  • Fennelly on Football: NFL Week 11

    Fennelly on Football: NFL Week 11

    giantsfootballblog.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Giants took the wrong week to take their bye. Not for them, they needed it, but for everyone else around here. When there is only one team playing in New York, local media outlets send more resources in that direction. That direction is Florham Park…
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  • The Foolish Brilliance of Eli Manning

    The Foolish Brilliance of Eli Manning

    nytimes.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Giants quarterback's interceptions and errors come from the same mentality that produces his daring successes, an analyst says.
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  • Breakfast links: Giants look at RBs

    Breakfast links: Giants look at RBs

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    New York Giants The Giants' assistant coaches all talk to the media during the bye week, so you get to hear perspectives you don't hear throughout the season. For instance, defensive line coach Robert Nunn has a theory that the best way to help the Gian…
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  • New York Giants News and Links for Nov 16

    New York Giants News and Links for Nov 16

    giantsfootballblog.com Nov 16, 2012
    Nice and quiet around here for the first time in weeks. The President came and allayed some fears with his pledge to help New York rebuild.  Gas lines are back to normal. The Giants are off. The Jets are in the media for all the wrong reasons again….he
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  • The Knicks Can’t Be Stopped Even When ‘Melo Is; LeBron Puts The…

    The Knicks Can’t Be Stopped Even When ‘Melo Is; LeBron Puts The Nuggets To Sleep

    dimemag.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Knicks only had 3-of-12 shooting by Carmelo Anthony (nine points though he did get 12 boards) and were on the road in San Antonio and yet New York went into Texas and still won, 104-100 to stay undefeated against all odds. And by against all odds, w…
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  • Ex-Packer Sharpe says Sanchez not so Sterling

    Ex-Packer Sharpe says Sanchez not so Sterling

    nydailynews.com Nov 16, 2012
    A few former NFL heavyweights weighed in on the state of the New York football teams Thursday, with Sterling Sharpe questioning what the Jets “are good at,” and Giants icon Phil Simms not backing down from his remarks that Eli Manning is not an elite
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  • Shonn Greene Now Claims He Wasn’t Calling for a QB Change

    Shonn Greene Now Claims He Wasn’t Calling for a QB Change

    jetsgab.com Nov 16, 2012
    In an interview with Michael Silver of Yahoo Sports on Wednesday, Jets running back suggested that Tim Tebow should replace Mark Sanchez at quaraterback. Steve Wyche of NFL Network and NFL.com reports a source close to Jets running back Shonn Greene, wh…
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  • Video - Are The Knicks Better Off Without Lin? 00:54

    Are The Knicks Better Off Without Lin?

    Nov 16
    "NBA Tonight" looks at the Knicks without Jeremy Lin.
  • Video - Jets Vs. Rams Preview 02:19

    Jets Vs. Rams Preview

    Nov 16
    Rich Cimini looks ahead to Jets vs. Rams.
  • Video - Sanchez's last charge vs Rams? 06:10

    Sanchez's last charge vs Rams?

    Nov 16
    If the New York Jets lose to the St. Louis Rams, is it the end for Mark Sanchez as the starting quarterback? Fran Charles, Willie McGinest and Charley Casserly debate.
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: Weekend Dime 07:32

    TrueHoop TV: Weekend Dime

    Nov 16
    Marc Stein on whether the Knicks and Grizzlies are true contenders, the wonder that is Jason Kidd, and if Mike D'Antoni is a good fit in L.A.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the previously und…

    Nov 16
    The New York Knicks lost their cool and lost their first game in Memphis to the powerful, red-hot Grizzlies, writes John Hollinger.
  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…

    Nov 16
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
  • Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary Bettman

    Nov 16
    Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.