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Carmelo Anthony may still need help if Knicks want to be legiti…

Carmelo Anthony may still need help if Knicks want to be legitimate contenders

nydailynews.com Updated Oct 28, 2013
Carmelo Anthony is ready for the opener, maybe the last time he opens the NBA season as a Knick, and so there is the obvious question: Does he have enough help to win a title in New York?
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  • How Jon Beason could become Giants’ next Lawrence Taylor

    How Jon Beason could become Giants’ next Lawrence Taylor

    giantsgab.com Oct 28, 2013
    It’s early October, and the Giants are struggling. Not just struggling to the Giants standards, we’re talking Jaguars struggling. A Giants team that appears to be decimated of any clear-cut leaders on both sides of the ball, and opposition scoring at wi…
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  • Oh, brother: Chris Smith makes Knicks roster

    Oh, brother: Chris Smith makes Knicks roster

    ESPN.com grantland.com Oct 28, 2013
    Chris Smith has made the New York Knicks' opening day roster.
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  • Rex skips Jets horror film, opts to forget Cincy game

    Rex skips Jets horror film, opts to forget Cincy game

    nydailynews.com Oct 28, 2013
    Rex Ryan called an audible for the team’s practice schedule on Monday. That’s understandable because most Mondays don’t follow a 40-point loss. While the team usually reviews the game film from the day before, Ryan instructed his team to skip the tape o…
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  • Mehta: In big picture, Jets coach doing Rexcellent job

    Mehta: In big picture, Jets coach doing Rexcellent job

    nydailynews.com Oct 28, 2013
    Rex Ryan despises mediocrity and loathes the suggestion that somehow a middle-of-the-road first half in this watershed season should be deemed a success. He won’t stand for it, won’t feel warm and fuzzy on the inside and certainly won’t take any curtain…
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  • Jets Building from the Scrap Heap

    Jets Building from the Scrap Heap

    jetsgab.com Oct 28, 2013
    Jets WR David Nelson, previously out of the league, has become a solid contributor for the New York Jets Injuries in the NFL always present opportunities for other players. Nowhere is that as true as on the 2013 New York Jets roster. Injuries to Santoni…
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  • Jets Forgo Film Review When Woes Are Obvious

    Jets Forgo Film Review When Woes Are Obvious

    nytimes.com Oct 28, 2013
    Coach Rex Ryan skipped watching tape of the Cincinnati Bengals rolling over the Jets on Sunday, a move he used in 2010 after the Patriots embarrassed the Jets.
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  • Toronto Argonauts sign Aaron Maybin to practice roster

    Toronto Argonauts sign Aaron Maybin to practice roster

    profootballtalk.com Oct 28, 2013
    Former Bills, Jets and Bengals edge rusher Aaron Maybin is giving the Canadian Football League a shot. The Toronto Argonauts added Maybin, the Bills’ 2009 first-round pick, to their practice roster on Sunday. A practice roster is akin to an NFL practice…
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  • On Pro Football: Out of Nowhere and Into the Breach for the Gia…

    On Pro Football: Out of Nowhere and Into the Breach for the Giants

    nytimes.com Oct 28, 2013
    The Giants may not become a winning team but they are a different one now as new faces like Jon Beason, Will Hill, and Peyton Hillis have gained prominent roles.
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  • LaTroy Hawkins helps subdue unruly passenger on American Airlin…

    LaTroy Hawkins helps subdue unruly passenger on American Airlines flight to Chile

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Oct 28, 2013
    Veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins has carved out a successful big league career subduing opposing lineups and occasionally saving games, but perhaps his most important relief appearance came on a recent international flight to Santiago, Chile. According t…
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  • Rex Ryan praises brother Rob

    Rex Ryan praises brother Rob

    ESPN.com Oct 28, 2013
    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. --To New York Jets coach Rex Ryan, the work of two opposing defensive coordinators stand out to him this year. One is former Jets assistant head coach/linebackers coach and current Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton. The other? I…
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  • Jets move on, prep for Saints after throttling

    Jets move on, prep for Saints after throttling

    ESPN.com Oct 28, 2013
    New York Jets coach Rex Ryan tried to throw dirt on Sunday's 49-9 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals by not reviewing the game tape with the team.
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  • Playing-time breakdown: Jets Week 8

    Playing-time breakdown: Jets Week 8

    ESPN.com Oct 28, 2013
    An analysis on the snap counts from Sunday's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals: OFFENSE (Based on 67 snaps) Quarterback -- Geno Smith 51, Matt Simms 16. Running back -- Bilal Powell 44, Tommy Bohanon 13, Chris Ivory 12, Alex Green 10. Wide receiver -- Jere…
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  • Giants Insider: Brown eyes Week 10 return

    Giants Insider: Brown eyes Week 10 return

    nydailynews.com ESPN.com Oct 28, 2013
    Andre Brown says he finally feels fully recovered from the fractured left leg he suffered in the preseason, and he expects to return to action in Week 10, when the suddenly surging Giants face the Oakland Raiders. "That hasn't changed," Brown …
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  • Rey Maualuga suffers concussion, MCL sprain

    Rey Maualuga suffers concussion, MCL sprain

    profootballtalk.com Oct 28, 2013
    Bengals middle linebacker Rey Maualuga is expected to miss about a month after suffering a pair of injuries on Sunday. Maualuga, who was carted off the field during Sunday’s win over the Jets, suffered a sprained MCL that will sideline him for three or …
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  • Knicks exercise 4th year on Shumpert's contract

    Knicks exercise 4th year on Shumpert's contract

    nba.com Oct 28, 2013
    The New York Knicks have exercised their fourth-year option on guard Iman Shumpert's contract.
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  • Giants hit bye week feeling a little bit better

    Giants hit bye week feeling a little bit better

    ESPN.com Oct 28, 2013
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The message Monday was an upbeat one from New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin. As the players left for their bye week, not required to return to the team facility for practice until next Monday, Coughlin wanted to focus on the po…
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  • Jets' Nelson confirms Pacman made threat

    Jets' Nelson confirms Pacman made threat

    David Nelson isn't expecting to see Adam "Pacman" Jones at his door.
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  • Terrell Thomas' comeback story rolls on

    Terrell Thomas' comeback story rolls on

    ESPN.com Oct 28, 2013
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- When the New York Giants gathered Monday to review Sunday's victory over the Eagles, and coach Tom Coughlin handed out game balls, he had a special message to go with the one he gave cornerback Terrell Thomas. "Welcome back…
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  • Giants Pluck Wounded Philly-Birds: Don’t Get Giddy!

    Giants Pluck Wounded Philly-Birds: Don’t Get Giddy!

    giantsgab.com Oct 28, 2013
    Giants Pluck Wounded Philly-Birds: Don’t Get Giddy! By Martin Alvin Before I say something negative –- which, of course, I will –- let me acknowledge the fact that the Giants did, in fact, beat the Eagles 15-7 yesterday in the Eagle’s own house; and aft…
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  • LaTroy Hawkins keeps the skies safe: The Mets reliever (along w…

    LaTroy Hawkins keeps the skies safe: The Mets reliever (along with a big burly dude) subdued an unru

    deadspin.com Oct 28, 2013
    LaTroy Hawkins keeps the skies safe: The Mets reliever (along with a big burly dude) subdued an unruly passenger on a flight to Chile that had to make an emergency landing. There's an air marshal job waiting for him after baseball. [Instagram]Read more.…
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  • Rex Ryan: We’re a much better team than that loss to the Bengal…

    Rex Ryan: We’re a much better team than that loss to the Bengals

    Jets coach Rex Ryan is urging his players to forget about yesterday’s 49-9 loss to the Bengals and look ahead to Sunday’s meeting with the Saints. Ryan said today that he sees no reason to dwell on the loss to Cincinnati, and he just wants to acknowledg…
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  • Knicks Insider: Bargnani could lose starting spot in lineup to …

    Knicks Insider: Bargnani could lose starting spot in lineup to World Peace

    nydailynews.com Oct 28, 2013
    For the latter part of Monday's scrimmage, Metta World Peace was working with the Knicks' starting five — alongside Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler in the frontcourt. Imported forward Andrea Bargnani was switched to the second unit despite starting t…
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  • Pepsi MAX & Kyrie Irving Present: Uncle Drew Chapter 3

    Pepsi MAX & Kyrie Irving Present: Uncle Drew Chapter 3

    dimemag.com Oct 28, 2013
    Uncle Drew is finally back. Revealed today, Pepsi MAX & Kyrie Irving Present: Uncle Drew Chapter 3, the latest installment in what is quickly becoming one of the most iconic marketing campaigns ever. This year features the introduction of two new ch…
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  • BGA: Jets at Bengals (Part Two – Defense/ST)

    BGA: Jets at Bengals (Part Two – Defense/ST)

    thejetsblog.com Oct 28, 2013
    Bent, TheJetsBlog.comWelcome to Bent’s Game Analysis, which 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 …
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  • Upon Further Review: Eagles Week 8

    Upon Further Review: Eagles Week 8

    ESPN.com Oct 28, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA -- Taking a look at four pressing issues a day after the Philadelphia Eagles’ 15-7 loss to the New York Giants. Maybe QB Matt Barkley should practice with the first team this week. As coach Chip Kelly acknowledged in his weekly appearance o…
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  • Upon Further Review: Giants Week 8

    Upon Further Review: Giants Week 8

    ESPN.com Oct 28, 2013
    An examination of four hot issues from the New York Giants' 15-7 victory over the Eagles: Sacks! The Giants got four sacks Sunday, which is a stunning number for a team that had only six in seven games all season prior to Sunday. Two of the sacks came f…
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  • First Impressions on Giants Touchdown-less Victory

    First Impressions on Giants Touchdown-less Victory

    giantsgab.com Oct 28, 2013
    In games like this, you always must remember Eli Manning’s mantra from years ago. “It’s not about stats, it’s about winning games.” And while the Giants offense moved the ball well at times throughout the game, they were unable to punch it in the endzon…
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  • Jets Post Game Live: Grading the Jets

    Jets Post Game Live: Grading the Jets

    thejetsblog.com Oct 28, 2013
    Jets Post Game Live rates the performance of the Jets’ offense and defense following their 49-9 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.
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  • Nets place ad seeking CEOs as 'sixth man'

    Nets place ad seeking CEOs as 'sixth man'

    ESPN.com Oct 28, 2013
    The Brooklyn Nets have placed an ad that appeared Monday morning in Crain's New York Business in hopes of tempting chief executives to put their company's name on the floor of the Barclays Center.
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  • For Jets rookie Milliner, it’s back to Dee bench

    For Jets rookie Milliner, it’s back to Dee bench

    nydailynews.com Oct 28, 2013
    Benched on Sunday afternoon, Jets cornerback Dee Milliner, the ninth player selected in April’s NFL draft, lamented the latest miscues of his rookie season. Unable to keep pace with Cincinnati’s receivers, Milliner maintained that his trouble wasn’t due…
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  • Despite flag, Antrel on Rolle

    Despite flag, Antrel on Rolle

    nydailynews.com Oct 28, 2013
    The minute Antrel Rolle did it, he knew it was a “bonehead" move, but it was too late to stop the flags from flying. So he did the only thing he could do.
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  • Jets Insider: Running in place

    Jets Insider: Running in place

    nydailynews.com Oct 28, 2013
    What flowed for the Jets’ offense on the ground against the Patriots last week froze over at Paul Brown Stadium Sunday afternoon as the Jets’ stable of tailbacks managed to gain 30 yards on the ground.
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  • Weak NFC East has 2-6 NY Giants believing they are contenders

    Weak NFC East has 2-6 NY Giants believing they are contenders

    nydailynews.com Oct 28, 2013
    It took about five seconds for the final score from Detroit to spread from one corner of the Giants locker room to the other and it was all they could do to keep the champagne on ice.
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  • Executive Decisions: Warkentien could move up for Knicks

    Executive Decisions: Warkentien could move up for Knicks

    nydailynews.com Oct 28, 2013
    The one feature of the transformed Madison Square Garden that wasn’t highlighted during the media tour was the new seating chart of the Knicks basketball executives. Conspicuously seated to Steve Mills’ right was Mark Warkentien, who could emerge as an …
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  • Video - Can the New York Giants still win the NFC East? 01:09

    Can the New York Giants still win the NFC East?

    Oct 28
    Though they've only won two games this season, the New York Giants just are two games out of first place in the NFC East. The "NFL Total Access" crew discusses whether this is a big deal or not.
  • Video - NFL trade deadline: Which big names get dealt? 01:07

    NFL trade deadline: Which big names get dealt?

    Oct 28
    Who will be packing his bags for a new team when the NFL trade deadline hits on Tuesday?
  • Video - Can The Giants Win The NFC East? 05:30

    Can The Giants Win The NFC East?

    Oct 28
    Eric Allen, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether the New York Giants can win the NFC East.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Giants 00:59

    NFL Nation Buzz: Giants

    Oct 28
    ESPN Giants Dan Graziano discusses what the team will be looking at gong into their bye week.

Sports Columnists

  • Derrick Rose's return to the Chicago Bulls is one worth watching

    Oct 28
    Taking down a defending champion requires a special kind of player. Come Tuesday night in Miami, we'll see whether Derrick Rose is that player, writes Michael Wilbon.
  • Matthew Stafford Comes of Age

    Oct 28
    Two months down, two to go. Time flies when you’re having fun. The Lions had some fun Sunday, and the resurgent Staffords will lead the column … but some headlines first: • Mike Pouncey might want to get lawyered up. As Pete Thamel and Greg A. Bedard re…