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Lupica: Rex feels fans' pain about Jets season Updated Nov 17, 2012
The Jets have been backing up for a while now, back to when they were 8-5 last season before the bottom fell out. They have lost nine of 12 games since then, lost those games by an average of 16 points. You think about where they were at 8-5, even where…
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  • Jets hitched to Sanchez with season on brink Nov 17, 2012
    The Jets may look nothing like the offensive juggernaut that exploded in the season opener, but Rex Ryan & Co. still believe it’s not too late to reverse course and keep their shrinking playoff hopes alive. Ryan’s 3-6 team has scored just one touchdow
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  • Beer Of The Week: Stella Artois, Belgium's Allegedly French Beer Nov 17, 2012
    Apparently Stella Artois used to be advertised in the U.K. under the slogan "reassuringly expensive." Without knowing the relative merits of price and quality across the pond, I can only rejoice that such a snotty tagline has gone the way of d…
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  • NY Knicks' meltdown against Memphis Grizzlies leads to first loss of the season, shows team must control its emotions

    The Knicks kept their composure to topple the Spurs, but the next night in Memphis, they lost their cool in a team-wide meltdown that cost them a chance to defeat the Grizzlies and remain the last undefeated team.
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  • Former NY Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni wins big in Laker shakeup, but his hiring is a gamble for Kobe Bryant Nov 17, 2012
    Still hard to believe, but Mike D’Antoni beat out Phil Jackson for the Lakers job, and the D’Antoni era is expected to start Sunday against the Rockets.
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  • If NY Jets teammates think Tim Tebow is so ‘terrible,’ let the quarterback prove it

    It was a bad idea back in March when the Jets traded for Tim Tebow and it looks even worse in November, especially following the events of last week when teammates and members of the organization trashed him.
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  • BGA: Scouting Kahlil Bell Nov 17, 2012
    Earlier this week, the Jets signed free agent running back Kahlil Bell. Jets fans might not know too much about Bell, so I’ve been looking at game footage in detail to investigate what he could bring to the table. Bell spent his first three years in the
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  • Raissman: Jenkins backtracks on KOing Sanchez comment Nov 17, 2012
    From Joe Namath, the original rebel with a cause, to Marty Lyons, to Ray Lucas, to Damien Woody to Joe Klecko, the coaches, Bill Parcells, Herman Edwards, and others. They all walk softly and carry big mouths.
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  • The Playbook: Jets (3-6) at Rams (3-5-1)

    The bad-mouthing of Tim Tebow by anonymous teammates is symptomatic of a larger problem on a 3-6 team whose season is spiraling away in a series of ugly losses. If it keeps up, they could soon be playing for the jobs of Rex Ryan and Mike Tannenbaum.
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  • Knicks' Road Test Will Conclude With a Lin Reunion Nov 17, 2012
    In starting the season 6-1, the Knicks have played three fewer games than some teams. The light schedule served two purposes, allowing the veterans to rest and frustrating the fans.
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  • Speed not enough for rook to crack Blue backfield Nov 17, 2012
    The more the Giants offense sputters, the more it must be temping for the coaching staff to tap into some of the potential sitting on their bench. That’s where David Wilson, the Giants’ most recent first-round pick, is stuck - the player whom Eli Ma
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  • The Ballad Of The Other J.R. Smith, Web Designer And Recipient Of Much Of The Praise And Scorn Meant For The Knicks' J.R. Smith Nov 17, 2012
    Via Trey Kerby, the above mournful tweet, from J.R. Smith, the web designer (and, as his Twitter bio puts it, "NOT A BASKETBALL PLAYER"). If you're wondering how the other J.R. Smith can tell basketball season has started up, well, social medi…
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  • Amazing Damian Lillard Alley Oop to Meyers Leonard Nov 17, 2012
    From last night’s NBA action, watch super rookie Damian Lillard push the fast break and toss a great alley oop to a streaking Meyers Leonard over the outstretched hands of Jeremy Lin. Gotta love fellow rookie Leonard calling for the oop mid-stride: For
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  • "I'm 38 Years Old, Baby": Things Rasheed Wallace Said, Did, And Pointed At During Last Night's Knicks Game Nov 17, 2012
    Rasheed Wallace: lover, fighter, hilarious training camp invitee, and talker of the best trash in the NBA. On Tuesday, he yelled "Yeah, Aflac!" at Aaron Afflalo after Afflalo bricked a free throw; last night, he yelled everything at everybody …
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  • Jets GM not worried about job security Nov 17, 2012
    The New York Jets created another media circus this week when teammates anonymously ripped quarterback Tim Tebow. That controversy, along with a 3-6 record, forced owner Woody Johnson make a rare media appearance and lay down a verbal gauntlet this week…
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  • Howard Remains Thankful for Mentor, Wayne Hunter Nov 17, 2012
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Jets starting right tackle Austin Howard knows a different side to Wayne Hunter. He is of course the most polarizing man on the Jets last year not named Brian Schottenheimer and fans loved to abuse and ridicule Hunter. The Jets star
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  • Early draft primer: Miami Dolphins Nov 17, 2012
    Let’s be honest: Playoff chances are virtually over for three teams in the AFC East. The New York Jets (3-6), Miami Dolphins (4-6) and Buffalo Bills (4-6) already have played their way out of contention in 2012. Unless one of these teams can run the tab
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  • Saturday morning one-liners Nov 17, 2012
    South Korean rapper Psy will go Gangnam Style when the Bills host the Seahawks next month.  (Maybe Reggie Bush will show up to help sing the “Hey, sexy lady!” part.) Jets CB Darrelle Revis says “[t]his week has been a tough week for the team. . . .
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  • Mike Tannenbaum defends trading for Tim Tebow Nov 17, 2012
    Jets General Manager Mike Tannenbaum’s decision to trade for quarterback Tim Tebow this offseason has been a non-factor on the field at best and a major distraction off the field at worst. But Tannenbaum isn’t willing to call that trade a mistake. Tan
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  • Grizzles win 7th straight, hand Knicks first defeat Nov 17, 2012
    You're not going to win them all. Marc Gasol scored 24 as the Grizzlies won their seventh straight, a 105-95 verdict over the Knicks, who had been the last undefeated team in the NBA.
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  • Video - Inconsistency is at  the forefront of New York Jets' problems 01:51

    Inconsistency is at the forefront of New York Jets' problems

    Nov 17
    The New York Jets continue to struggle to find consistency in 2012 and Brian Billick doesn't see things getting fixed soon.