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Knicks Insider: It's sibling revelry for Smith familyThe little brother and the big man were among those to survive the Knicks’ five roster cuts Friday and remain for now on the team’s 15-man roster.Upvote Share Tweet
Carlos Martinez, Trevor Rosenthal are two plucky CardinalsThough it surely pained the Yankees to watch Gerrit Cole dominate for the Pirates in this postseason, at least he wasn’t dominating them. For the Red Sox, however, that’s exactly the nightmare their front office is enduring now that Carlos Martinez has …Upvote Share TweetBrooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams, playing in a game for the first time since suffering a sprained right ankle during an offseason workout in Utah, scored 11 points in 10 minutes during the team's 108-87 victory against the Heat on Friday in Miam…Upvote Share Tweet
Gang Green glad it’s Milliner timeWay back in Week 2, rookie Dee Milliner got a crash course in humility when the Jets benched him in the second half against New England for fear of what Tom Brady’s arm would do to the young cornerback’s psyche.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Insider: Must stick to VickAll season long, the Giants’ strength has been their run defense, consistently limiting the impact of top backs such as Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles and Matt Forte.Upvote Share TweetLess than a week after getting picked up off the scrap heap, running back Peyton Hillis was thrust into the spotlight on Monday night in front of a national television audience for his Roy Hobbs moment, and managed to give the Giants as much as they cou…Upvote Share TweetJustin Tuck snapped back at former New England Patriots safety and NBC commentator Rodney Harrison for comments he made about Tuck being on “his last legs” in the wake of the Giants dismal 1-6 start. Harrison was highly critical of the play of Eli Manni…Upvote Share TweetAndy Dalton might have helped Jeremy Kerley become a fifth-round draft pick, but don’t expect the Jets’ wideout to take it easy on his former quarterback when they meet on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetThe New York Jets have been riding the mediocrity train for almost two years, having won back-to-back games only once in a 26-game span. Their record following a victory is 1-9, with an eye-opening average margin of defeat -- 17 points. Can't handle pro…Upvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Michael Vick has been listed as probable and is expected to start when the Philadelphia Eagles host the New York Giants on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetThough she basically called Jets fans "idiots" on Thursday, Gang Green owner Woody Johnson doesn't have a problem with Fox sideline reporter Pam Oliver working the Super Bowl in February at MetLife Stadium, which is after all, home of the Jets…Upvote Share TweetFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan won't wait to insert Santonio Holmes back into the starting lineup. With the New York Jets just two games away from a bye week, and Holmes missing his fourth straight game Sunday because of his ailing hamstring, the Jets c…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals CB Dre Kirkpatrick looking to take on larger rolethejetsblog.com Oct 25, 2013The Jets will be facing a decent secondary this weekend without Leon Hall, their best cover corner. So what does this mean for the rest of the Bengals secondary? 2012 first round pick Dre Kirkpatrick sees it as an opportunity. “I feel like I have been r…Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday's big matchup: Cro vs. GreenFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- For Antonio Cromartie to lock down Cincinnati's A.J. Green on Sunday, Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman believes some divine intervention is needed. "What does he need to do? Put his hands on him and pray, pretty much,…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Oct 25, 2013Chris Smith makes the Knicks roster: Chris Smith is not a good basketball player. Chris Smith is J.R. Smith's brother. [NYP]Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
J.R.'s brother moves one step closer to making KnicksChris Smith moved one step closer to securing a spot on the Knicks after the club announced that it had released forwards Ike Diogu, C.J. Leslie, Josh Powell and Jeremy Tyler and guard Chris Douglas-Roberts.Upvote Share TweetNew York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs (hamstring), defensive tackle Shaun Rogers (knee) and cornerback Jayron Hosley (hamstring) have all been listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.Upvote Share Tweet
Keep Calm, the Giants Will Carry Ongiantsgab.com Oct 25, 2013The Giants fan base is up in arms over their 1-6 start to the 2013 season, and they have every right to be. Aside from a few players, the majority of personnel put on the field this year has under performed, including Eli Manning. Who’s to blame for thi…Upvote Share Tweet
Jeff Garcia talks his desire to return to the NFL, Brett Farve and young QBsCNNSI.com Oct 25, 2013It's hard to be around the game and not want to play, especially when you still might offer something.Upvote Share Tweet
The NFL Team Rankings – Visualizedgiantsgab.com Oct 25, 2013Through the magic of PFF, Excel, and Infogram we have the week 7 NFL rankings — visualized for your enjoyment here on Giants Gab. Below the information is sorted by best to worst overall team rankings, overall, offense, defense, and special teams. Prett…Upvote Share TweetAlready this season, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has faced his younger brother, Giants quarterback Eli Manning, and has made his first visit to Indianapolis as an opposing player. So, what's another reunion? Washington Redskins coach Mike …Upvote Share Tweet
Where has JPP been? Giants pass rusher admits he’s searching for his old selfyahoo.com Oct 25, 2013The New York Giants' troubling season has been dissected a thousand different ways. The most disturbing part is the inconsistent play from the super stars, chief among them: Jason Pierre-Paul The electric edge rusher, who looked to be embarking on a Hal…Upvote Share Tweetthejetsblog.com Oct 25, 2013“You can’t listen to what people say. I’ve been told what I can and can’t do all my life and I’ve just been trying to prove ‘em wrong ever since.” - Sheldon Richardson (Source: Jets Talk Live)Upvote Share Tweet
Jets defensive coordinator suggests prayer as way to stop A.J. GreenThe Jets face the Bengals this weekend, which means they will have to try to come up with an answer to the question of how you stop Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green. Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman has likely been coming up with several option…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 25, 2013Another day, another new uniform. On Thursday, the San Antonio Spurs showed off their new military-inspired camouflage unis, and on Friday morning, after teasing it all week, the New York Knicks followed suit by introducing a new — and very bright — ora…Upvote Share TweetIf you’re a New York football coach, yesterday was the day for an endorsement from your bosses. First Jets owner Woody Johnson said he was “happy with Rex” Ryan after the Jets are off to a surprising 4-3 start. But even though their neighbors are 1-6, G…Upvote Share TweetDE Mario Williams has had one of the more prolific starts of any Bills pass rusher in history. The Dolphins need to execute better late in games. DE Chandler Jones has become a vital part of the Patriots defense. The Jets running backs are feeling good …Upvote Share TweetIn the NFL this season, seven punts have been returned by touchdowns. Three of those touchdowns were allowed by the Giants. Giants special teams coach Tom Quinn knows that it’s totally unacceptable that his team has given up almost as many punt return t…Upvote Share TweetJets owner Woody Johnson sounds an awful lot like a guy who wants Rex Ryan back as his coach next season even if he said Thursday he will not make any statements on his status until after the season.Upvote Share Tweet
Mariano Rivera to avoid baseball when Yankees spring training comes aroundHe was always fashionably late for spring training, but with the reality setting in of being permanently late next spring, Mariano Rivera admitted he’s not sure just how he’s going to feel when February rolls around.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Insider: No love from Cruz for city of BrotherlyVictor Cruz has spent the last two years making himself right at home in Philadelphia, but he still has no love for the City of Brotherly Love. That’s what Cruz said Thursday when he became the latest Giant to diss the home of the Liberty Bell and the E…Upvote Share Tweet
Deron Williams Lifts Nets Past HeatOct 25SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Deron Williams scored 11 points in 10 minutes in his only preseason action to help the Nets beat the Heat, who were without LeBron James and Chris Bosh.
Bobcats Spoil Knicks' ReturnOct 25J.R. Smith and Amare Stoudemire played their first preseason minutes, but the Bobcats edged the Knicks 85-83 in the Knicks' return to Madison Square Garden.
'Playbook': New York Jets vs. Cincinnati BengalsOct 25Is picking this winner as simple as looking at the week number? "NFL Playbook" looks deeper into the New York Jets vs Cincinnati Bengals matchup.
'Playbook': New York Giants vs. Philadelphia EaglesOct 25Can the Philadelphia Eagles finally get a home win or will the New York Giants win their second game in a row? The "NFL Playbook" crew breaks it down.
Washington Wizards reach deal for Marcin Gortat, Shannon Brown, Kendall Ma…Oct 25The Washington Wizards, trying to strengthen their hand for a playoff push in the Eastern Conference, have reached a deal for center Marcin Gortat from the Phoenix Suns.
Adande: Remembering Bill SharmanOct 25People wanted to be around Bill Sharman not so much for his achievements, but for his kindness.
Finally, Just Football for Super MarioOct 25Mario Williams has 20.5 sacks in less than two seasons as a Bill, after having 22.5 sacks in his last three seasons in Houston. (Rick Stewart/Getty Images) There’s always been a “yes, but” associated with Mario Williams’ eight-year NFL career. Let me ta…
Bill Simmons on the Week 8 picksOct 25The Sports Guy sets his sights on redeeming himself while delivering some reader emails and the Week 8 picks.