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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.Upvote Share Tweet
Oakley not feeling love from Dolan, Knicksnydailynews.com Updated Nov 16, 2012The 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.Upvote Share TweetFor 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.Upvote Share TweetNEW 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Major League brass share insight at sports panelsMLB.com Updated Nov 16, 2012Mets 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.Upvote Share TweetSANTA 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.Upvote Share TweetFew 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Dime Q&A: Brook Lopez On Video Games, Mikhail Prokhorov’s Game And Comic-ConThe 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 NeUpvote Share TweetLAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will miss Monday's game at San Francisco because of a concussion.Upvote Share Tweet
How the Knicks Mirror the '10-11 Champion MavsThis 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.Upvote Share TweetGeorge Vecsey does not think the Mets should trade R.A. Dickey.Upvote Share Tweet
A Video Exists Of Rasheed Wallace (Maybe) Fighting Some Dude In A White Plains Parking LotAnd we know this because we got an email about it from a tipster at 11:17 this morning: More »Upvote Share TweetThe biggest difference right now between the Nets and the Celtics? Boston's leaders have seen their system work.Upvote Share Tweet
The Revenge Of Carmelo AnthonyLast 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 wiUpvote Share Tweet
Mets give Bixler Minors deal with spring inviteMLB.com Updated Nov 16, 2012The Mets announced Friday that they have signed utility man Brian Bixler to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.Upvote Share Tweet
Tony Parker Crossover Leaves Raymond Felton ConfusedIn 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Players Dubious About Article’s Authenticitythejetsblog.com Updated Nov 16, 2012Kristian 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 playerUpvote Share Tweet
Anonymous Jets Source Believes Anonymous Jets Sources Were Made UpThis 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Nov 16, 2012Are 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 countUpvote Share Tweet
Fennelly on Football: NFL Week 11giantsfootballblog.com Updated Nov 16, 2012The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
The Foolish Brilliance of Eli ManningThe Giants quarterback's interceptions and errors come from the same mentality that produces his daring successes, an analyst says.Upvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: Giants look at RBsESPN.com Updated Nov 16, 2012New 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…Upvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Links for Nov 16giantsfootballblog.com Updated Nov 16, 2012Nice 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….heUpvote Share Tweet
The Knicks Can’t Be Stopped Even When ‘Melo Is; LeBron Puts The Nuggets To SleepThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Ex-Packer Sharpe says Sanchez not so Sterlingnydailynews.com Updated Nov 16, 2012A 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 eliteUpvote Share Tweetjetsgab.com Updated Nov 16, 2012In 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Are The Knicks Better Off Without Lin?Nov 16"NBA Tonight" looks at the Knicks without Jeremy Lin.
Jets Vs. Rams PreviewNov 16Rich Cimini looks ahead to Jets vs. Rams.
Sanchez's last charge vs Rams?Nov 16If 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.
TrueHoop TV: Weekend DimeNov 16Marc 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.
NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the previously und…Nov 16The 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 16INDIANAPOLIS -- 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 BettmanNov 16Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.