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Sanchez is no shoo-in to start for Gang Green in '13

Sanchez is no shoo-in to start for Gang Green in '13

Mark Sanchez begins his audition for the Jets’ 2013 starting quarterback job on Sunday against the Cardinals. His competition: TBD. Sanchez’s contract includes a guaranteed $8.25 million base salary in 2013 that virtually assures him of a roster spot
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  • Jets Insider: If Tebow hits field, it’ll be in the Cards

    Jets Insider: If Tebow hits field, it’ll be in the Cards

    nydailynews.com ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    It sounds as if Tim Tebow again will suit up for the Jets this Sunday despite two fractured ribs. Whether he sees the field remains in question.
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  • Rajon Rondo, Kris Humphries, and Gerald Wallace all ejected for…

    Rajon Rondo, Kris Humphries, and Gerald Wallace all ejected for fighting in Celtics-Nets game (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com nba.com ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    In the past weeks, Boston Celtics star point guard Rajon Rondo has been the topic of some controversy for his streak of double-digit assist games. In the eyes of some, Rondo has been changing his style of play to keep the streak going. For others, that'…
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  • Melo, Novak sizzle as Knicks shoot down Bucks

    Melo, Novak sizzle as Knicks shoot down Bucks

    nydailynews.com Nov 28, 2012
    Blown dunks aside, the Knicks, and in particular their bench players, were nearly flawless in Wednesday’s 102-88 win over the Milwaukee Bucks that improved their record to 10-4. Novak, who made five 3-pointers and one layup, finished with 19 points.
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  • Re-establishing a Partnership

    Re-establishing a Partnership

    Mike D'Antoni said in an article he made a mistake leaving the Phoenix Suns, and by extension, the dynamic point guard Steve Nash.
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  • Bart Scott isn't fazed by angry, disappointed NY Jets fans yell…

    Bart Scott isn't fazed by angry, disappointed NY Jets fans yelling slew of derogatory comments at Gang Green

    nydailynews.com Nov 28, 2012
    Bart Scott has a message for Jets fans who heckled the team as it walked to the locker room at halftime following the 52 Seconds From Hell against the Patriots: He doesn’t care what you say or think.
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  • Valentine to Join Cashman in Holiday Tradition: Rappelling

    Valentine to Join Cashman in Holiday Tradition: Rappelling

    nytimes.com Nov 28, 2012
    Bobby Valentine will take part in what has become an annual tradition for Brian Cashman: rappelling down the Landmark Building in Stamford, Conn.
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  • BGA Extra: Patriots at Jets

    BGA Extra: Patriots at Jets

    thejetsblog.com Nov 28, 2012
    This analysis is based on watching and re-watching TV footage. As such, it is not always possible to accurately determine everything that was going on. However, every effort has been made to ensure that the information below is as complete and correct a…
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  • Redskins’ head coach Mike Shanahan on what RB Ryan Torain bring…

    Redskins’ head coach Mike Shanahan on what RB Ryan Torain brings to the Giants

    giantsfootballblog.com Nov 28, 2012
    I’m hoping that he’s not doing anything this weekend. Hopefully, he’s sick, he’s not playing very well. Ryan Torain is a great young man. He’s got excellent running ability. I was kind of really surprised that he was on the street as long as he
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  • Hall likes Redskins' matchup against Giants

    Hall likes Redskins' matchup against Giants

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    DeAngelo Hall's last impression of the New York Giants is of the team that shredded the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night.
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  • AccuScore: Jets bounce back

    AccuScore: Jets bounce back

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    The New York Jets embarrassed themselves on Thanksgiving. But the Arizona Cardinals have lost seven straight games. Something has to give between these two 4-7 teams. It turns out AccuScore has New York getting the win at home Sunday over the Cardinals.…
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  • The Key Behind Brooklyn’s Early Season Success

    The Key Behind Brooklyn’s Early Season Success

    dimemag.com Nov 28, 2012
    Currently, the Brooklyn Nets are tied with the Knicks for the lead in the Atlantic after winning their last three games (over New York, Portland and the Clippers). Much of their success can be attributed to Brook Lopez‘s excellent post play, which has t
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  • Belichick is concerned about Reggie Bush

    Belichick is concerned about Reggie Bush

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    The New York Jets wanted to put extra "hot sauce" on Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush earlier this season. The New England Patriots, on the other hand, are just concerned with stopping Bush from making big plays. Patriots head coach Bil…
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  • Eli Manning Has Owned Redskins in Career

    Eli Manning Has Owned Redskins in Career

    giantsfootballblog.com Nov 28, 2012
    The Giants and Redskins will square off for the second time this time. It took a late Eli Manning to Victor Cruz touchdown pass to give the Giants a victory in the first matchup. Robert Griffin III displayed his electric style of play, and the rookie wi…
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  • Sources: Pettitte, Yankees agree to $12M deal

    Sources: Pettitte, Yankees agree to $12M deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 28, 2012
    The New York Yankees and left-hander Andy Pettitte have finalized a contract for next season for $12 million plus awards bonuses, sources tell ESPN's Buster Olney.
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  • The 10 Most Disappointing NBA Players This Season

    The 10 Most Disappointing NBA Players This Season

    dimemag.com Nov 28, 2012
    I’m very vocal in regards to people I care about. I don’t necessarily believe in being quiet or soft spoken. Hence, that’s why I write. I love Joe Johnson. I was always enamored by his velvety smooth game and demeanor on the court. He wasn’t as bo
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  • Bristolmetrics: ESPN Covers A Quarterback Controversy Not Invol…

    Bristolmetrics: ESPN Covers A Quarterback Controversy Not Involving Tim Tebow

    deadspin.com Nov 28, 2012
    This is a regular feature breaking down, minute-by-minute, the content that appears on ESPN's 11 p.m. edition of SportsCenter throughout the week. More »
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  • Jets Sign Two to Practice Squad

    Jets Sign Two to Practice Squad

    In addition to the arrival of wide receiver Mardy Gilyard, the Jets have filled two of their three open spots on their practice squad with offensive lineman Dennis Landolt and wide receiver Eddie McGee.
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  • Jack Morris's Moment to Enter Hall of Fame Is Here

    Jack Morris's Moment to Enter Hall of Fame Is Here

    nytimes.com Nov 28, 2012
    The steroids era may hurt some former stars, increasing the chances of Jack Morris and Lee Smith to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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  • Dolphins sign Michael Coe

    Dolphins sign Michael Coe

    profootballtalk.com Nov 28, 2012
    The Giants placed cornerback Michael Coe on season-ending injured reserve earlier this month, but his season hasn’t ended. Coe was released off of injured reserve by the Giants on Monday and his season will continue in Miami. The Dolphins announced Wedn
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  • Low-cost tickets available to Cardinals-Jets game

    Low-cost tickets available to Cardinals-Jets game

    profootballtalk.com Nov 28, 2012
    As the Jets prepare to try to turn their season around by beating the Cardinals (or at least by not running into the buttocks of any of their teammates), anyone inclined to watch the game in person will be able to do so fairly cheaply. According to CBS …
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  • Kidd (back spasms) to sit out game vs. Bucks

    Kidd (back spasms) to sit out game vs. Bucks

    nba.com Nov 28, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) -- New York guard Jason Kidd will miss the Knicks' game in Milwaukee on Wednesday, sitting out again with lower back spasms.
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  • Fisher the latest coach to say Justin Smith a little handsy

    Fisher the latest coach to say Justin Smith a little handsy

    profootballtalk.com Nov 28, 2012
    If Jim Harbaugh needs a break from obfuscating about quarterbacks today, maybe he’ll call Jeff Fisher “outrageous,” “irrational” and “absurd.” Fisher, like Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride earlier this year, said 49ers defensive e
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  • David Wilson looking forward to chance to prove himself

    David Wilson looking forward to chance to prove himself

    profootballtalk.com Nov 28, 2012
    After an early fumble, the Giants had to learn to trust David Wilson. Now, they don’t have much choice in the matter. The rookie running back will have a much bigger role because of Andre Brown’s broken leg, and that’s changed things for him. “The
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  • A Fan’s Lament: We’re On a One Way Street

    A Fan’s Lament: We’re On a One Way Street

    thejetsblog.com Nov 28, 2012
    With the Jets in an all-out plunge for the final five games of the season, Brian Costello writes in the Post that Jets fans who are ticketholders for the remaining slate of games should revolt and not sell off but send back their tickets to Woody Johnso…
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  • NBA Releases List of Top-Selling Jerseys; LeBron James and New …

    NBA Releases List of Top-Selling Jerseys; LeBron James and New York Knicks are Big Winners

    dimemag.com nba.com Nov 28, 2012
    This morning the NBA officially released their list of the top-selling jerseys and merchandise, and the big winners are LeBron James and a hugely resurgent New York Knicks franchise. LeBron reclaims the title of the NBA’s most popular jersey — the fir
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  • Week 13 Sneak Preview: Giants at Washington

    Week 13 Sneak Preview: Giants at Washington

    New York Giants  (7-4) AT Washington Redskins (5-6) (Monday, ESPN, 8:30 PM ET) The Giants (7-4) lead the NFC East by two games over Dallas (5-6) and Washington (5-6) but the Redskins can close the gap when they host New York on Monday night. The two tea…
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  • Giants roll out three-safety look

    Giants roll out three-safety look

    profootballtalk.com Nov 28, 2012
    With safety Stevie Brown playing well in the absence of safety Kenny Phillips and Antrel Rolle also playing safety, the Giants were faced with a conundrum on Sunday, when Phillips returned from a knee injury that had knocked him out for nearly two month…
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  • Time for a Game of Leapfrog?

    Time for a Game of Leapfrog?

    thejetsblog.com Nov 28, 2012
    On Monday, McElroy’s locker was mobbed by reporters and JP Pelzman writes for the Record that the Jets should seriously consider ‘leapfrogging’   Greg McElroy ahead of Tim Tebow — especially since he has broken ribs — and let the second year q
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  • Jets Gab on Facebook — Help Us Get to 250 “Likes” on FB!

    Jets Gab on Facebook — Help Us Get to 250 “Likes” on FB!

    jetsgab.com Nov 28, 2012
    Jets Gab on Facebook is a great, fun community to talk about the team on a Daily basis! If you’re not a fan of our Jets Gab page on Facebook, you’re missing out! In the next week on Facebook we will have a great giveaway, as well as great conversation
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  • Giants To Rely on Youth Down the Stretch

    Giants To Rely on Youth Down the Stretch

    giantsfootballblog.com Nov 28, 2012
    As the Giants’ motto has been all season, if someone gets hurt, the next guy steps up. In Big Blue’s win over the Packers, running Andre Brown broke his fibula and will miss the remainder of the season. First-round pick David Wilson will finally be gi
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  • Jets and Colts: Jeers and Cheerleaders

    Jets and Colts: Jeers and Cheerleaders

    nytimes.com Nov 28, 2012
    During the N.F.L.'s Week 12, the Jets' biggest cheerleader quit, and two Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads for a cause.
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  • Breakfast links: Miles Austin good to go

    Breakfast links: Miles Austin good to go

    ESPN.com Nov 28, 2012
    New York Giants Rookie David Wilson says the biggest difference this week is that he knows he's going to get an opportunity, whereas in prior weeks he was merely hoping for one. With Andre Brown out, Wilson is the No. 2 running back on the Giants' depth…
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  • A Former Giant Looks to Share What He Learned On and Off the Fi…

    A Former Giant Looks to Share What He Learned On and Off the Field

    nytimes.com Nov 28, 2012
    Kareem McKenzie, the offensive lineman known as Big Bear, is applying to postgraduate clinical psychology programs, with the goal of having his own practice to help counsel current and former N.F.L. players.
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  • Eli, RGIII, Brady Nominated for Weekly Honors

    Eli, RGIII, Brady Nominated for Weekly Honors

    giantsfootballblog.com Nov 28, 2012
    The NFL announced today that quarterbacks Tom Brady of the New England Patriots, Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins, and Eli Manning of the New York Giants are the finalists for the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week honors for games played on …
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  • George Hill Beats The Lakers; A Dallas Star Blows A Game At The…

    George Hill Beats The Lakers; A Dallas Star Blows A Game At The Free Throw Line

    dimemag.com Nov 28, 2012
    The Lakers and Pacers tilt last night in L.A. was so bad it was almost comical. There was Dwight Howard missing clutch free throws and laughing about it. There was Joey Crawford making awful calls left and right. There was Indiana fumbling away nearly e…
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  • SNYGiants Video Corner: Barden and Canty in the Studio

    SNYGiants Video Corner: Barden and Canty in the Studio

    giantsfootballblog.com Nov 28, 2012
    Giants lineman Chris Canty joins The WheelHouse to talk about Big Blue’s consistency and preparing for Robert Griffin III and the Redskins. Sorry, this video could not be loaded… The Daily News Live crew talks to Giants receiver Ramses Barden about Bi
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  • Video - Rondo, Humphries, Wallace Ejected After Fight 02:19

    Rondo, Humphries, Wallace Ejected After Fight

    Nov 28
    Chris Forsberg on the fight between the Nets and Celtics.
  • Video - Did Rondo Overreact? 01:00

    Did Rondo Overreact?

    Nov 28
    Antonio Davis believes Rajon Rondo overreacted after Kevin Garnett got fouled.
  • Video - Stopping RG3 01:30

    Stopping RG3

    Nov 28
    The NFL Live crew talks about what the Giants need to do in order to stop Robert Griffin III
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: On Thabeet 06:39

    TrueHoop TV: On Thabeet

    Nov 28
    David Thorpe on Hasheem Thabeet's revival in OKC, Lamar Odom's potential, and Andray Blatche getting coached-up in Brooklyn,

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  • Rolando McClain to be released by Oakland Raiders, according to source

    Nov 28
    Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain to be released Thursday, according to source.
  • Derek Fisher agrees to deal with Dallas Mavericks

    Nov 28
    Veteran point guard Derek Fisher is returning to the NBA after agreeing to a deal with the Dallas Mavericks, coach Rick Carlisle said Wednesday night.
  • Chauncey Billups of Los Angeles Clippers to make season debut

    Nov 28
    Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups will play his first game of the season Wednesday night when the Clippers face the Minnesota Timberwolves.