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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 spotUpvote Share Tweet
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.Upvote Share Tweet
Rajon Rondo, Kris Humphries, and Gerald Wallace all ejected for fighting in Celtics-Nets game (VIDEO)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'…Upvote Share Tweet
Melo, Novak sizzle as Knicks shoot down Bucksnydailynews.com Nov 28, 2012Blown 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.Upvote Share TweetMike D'Antoni said in an article he made a mistake leaving the Phoenix Suns, and by extension, the dynamic point guard Steve Nash.Upvote Share Tweet
Bart Scott isn't fazed by angry, disappointed NY Jets fans yelling slew of derogatory comments at Gang Greennydailynews.com Nov 28, 2012Bart 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Valentine to Join Cashman in Holiday Tradition: RappellingBobby Valentine will take part in what has become an annual tradition for Brian Cashman: rappelling down the Landmark Building in Stamford, Conn.Upvote Share Tweet
BGA Extra: Patriots at JetsThis 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…Upvote Share TweetI’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 heUpvote Share TweetDeAngelo Hall's last impression of the New York Giants is of the team that shredded the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night.Upvote Share Tweet
AccuScore: Jets bounce backThe 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.…Upvote Share Tweet
The Key Behind Brooklyn’s Early Season SuccessCurrently, 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 tUpvote Share Tweet
Belichick is concerned about Reggie BushThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Eli Manning Has Owned Redskins in CareerThe 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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
The 10 Most Disappointing NBA Players This SeasonI’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 boUpvote Share Tweet
Bristolmetrics: ESPN Covers A Quarterback Controversy Not Involving Tim Tebowdeadspin.com Nov 28, 2012This 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 »Upvote Share TweetIn 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Jack Morris's Moment to Enter Hall of Fame Is HereThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Dolphins sign Michael CoeThe 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 WednUpvote Share Tweet
Low-cost tickets available to Cardinals-Jets gameAs 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 …Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Nov 28, 2012NEW YORK (AP) -- New York guard Jason Kidd will miss the Knicks' game in Milwaukee on Wednesday, sitting out again with lower back spasms.Upvote Share TweetIf 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 eUpvote Share Tweet
David Wilson looking forward to chance to prove himselfAfter 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. “TheUpvote Share Tweet
A Fan’s Lament: We’re On a One Way StreetWith 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…Upvote Share TweetThis 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 firUpvote Share TweetNew 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…Upvote Share TweetWith 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Time for a Game of Leapfrog?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 qUpvote Share Tweetjetsgab.com Nov 28, 2012Jets 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 conversationUpvote Share TweetAs 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 giUpvote Share Tweet
Jets and Colts: Jeers and CheerleadersDuring the N.F.L.'s Week 12, the Jets' biggest cheerleader quit, and two Colts cheerleaders shaved their heads for a cause.Upvote Share TweetNew 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…Upvote Share Tweet
A Former Giant Looks to Share What He Learned On and Off the FieldKareem 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Eli, RGIII, Brady Nominated for Weekly HonorsThe 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 …Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
SNYGiants Video Corner: Barden and Canty in the StudioGiants 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 BiUpvote Share Tweet
Rondo, Humphries, Wallace Ejected After FightNov 28Chris Forsberg on the fight between the Nets and Celtics.
Did Rondo Overreact?Nov 28Antonio Davis believes Rajon Rondo overreacted after Kevin Garnett got fouled.
Stopping RG3Nov 28The NFL Live crew talks about what the Giants need to do in order to stop Robert Griffin III
TrueHoop TV: On ThabeetNov 28David 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 sourceNov 28Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain to be released Thursday, according to source.
Derek Fisher agrees to deal with Dallas MavericksNov 28Veteran 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 debutNov 28Los Angeles Clippers guard Chauncey Billups will play his first game of the season Wednesday night when the Clippers face the Minnesota Timberwolves.