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It would have been advantageous for Rex Ryan to get fired and Mark Sanchez to get cut rather than go through what will be a miserable and wasted season in their careers, with their futures hanging over a bad Jets team the next four months.Upvote Share Tweet
Rex Ryan was living it up at a parking lot tailgate Saturday, clad in Clemson gear, posing for pictures with coeds far away from where he needed to be. He shirked his professional responsibilities for personal ones, Dead Coach Walking in Death Valley, f…Upvote Share TweetMark Sanchez has gone from appearing to lead Gang Green’s quarterback competition to having uncertainty hover over his future as a Jet. Geno Smith will almost certainly start Sunday in the season opener, but questions abound over how long Sanchez will m…Upvote Share Tweet
Mother nature and umpires help Yankees avoid a Phil Hughes startEvery day in baseball is a new day, or so the good teams are supposed to make it so, is what Joe Girardi was saying in the hours before Monday’s much-delayed Yankee rout of the Chicago White Sox.Upvote Share TweetThe Yankees piled it on during an eight-run fourth inning and cruised to a 9-1 victory over the a sloppy White Sox club at Yankee Stadium on Monday. Derek Jeter and Austin Romine each had two RBIs, and all but one starter had at least one hit.Upvote Share Tweet
N.F.L. Roundup: Cruz Expects to Be Ready for Openernytimes.com Updated Sep 2, 2013Wide receiver Victor Cruz, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul and fullback Henry Hynoski returned to practice for the Giants, with Cruz saying he expected to play Sunday against the Cowboys.Upvote Share Tweet
Rex encouraged by progress of WR HolmesFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The momentum continues to build toward Santonio Holmes playing in the New York Jets' season opener Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The veteran wide receiver, 11 months removed from surgery to repair a severe Lisfranc foot …Upvote Share Tweet
Davis, Headed to New York for M.R.I., Seems Unlikely to Return This Seasonnytimes.com Updated Sep 2, 2013Ike Davis, who strained his right oblique muscle Saturday, is expected to have a magnetic resonance imaging exam Tuesday, and then rest for the remainder of the month.Upvote Share TweetAt his current pace, kicker Dan Carpenter will work for every team in the NFL. By October. The veteran kicker, who has been cut by the Dolphins, Cardinals and Jets in a little over two weeks, is about to have another new address. According to Adam Schef…Upvote Share TweetFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rookie cornerback Dee Milliner, whom the Jets drafted to ostensibly replace Darrelle Revis, proclaimed himself ready to face Revis' new team -- the Bucs -- Sunday at MetLife Stadium. "I feel great," Milliner said Monday a…Upvote Share TweetAfter being shut out for just the second time since June 22 in Sunday's loss to the Marlins, the Braves erupted for 17 hits on their way to a 13-5 win over the Mets in Monday afternoon's series opener at Turner Field, with Freddie Freeman tying a career…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants switch things up at backup QBCarrying four quarterbacks is unheard of for the Giants and Tom Coughlin. They’ve been spoiled by the fact that Eli Manning reports for duty religiously, starting every single regular season and postseason game here since Week 11 of the 2004 season. The…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Insider: Choosing Eli's back-up a 'very close call'For the first time since 2010, a quarterback not named David Carr will back up Eli Manning. Carr seemed to handle being cut on Saturday with a good sense of humor and on Monday joked about it on Twitter: "I missed the team meeting. #ohwait.”Upvote Share TweetJust in time to face the Dallas Cowboys in the season opener, the Giants are finally getting healthy. Well, sort of.Upvote Share TweetIRVING, Texas -- DeMarco Murray ran for more than 100 yards in a game just once last season. It came against the New York Giants in the season opener, the same team the Dallas Cowboys will face in Sunday's season opener. “I don’t remember much about las…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants' team preview: 'Meh' expectationsOur ESPN.com NFL preview content went up Sunday night, and this is a link to the New York Giants' team preview. As you can see, of the five of us who were asked to make predictions, four of us picked the Giants to finish second in the NFC East this seas…Upvote Share Tweetthejetsblog.com Updated Sep 2, 2013Bent, TheJetsBlog.comYesterday, the Jets made three waiver claims to bring aboard three new players, offensive lineman Ben Ijalana, running back Alex Green and defensive end/linebacker Scott Solomon. Jets fans might not know much about these three playe…Upvote Share Tweet
Every NFL starting QB as their team name: The Eli Manning/Giant combination might be the best.deadspin.com Updated Sep 2, 2013Every NFL starting QB as their team name: The Eli Manning/Giant combination might be the best. [KSK]Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Rajon Rondo & Brandon Bass Do the Two-Stepdimemag.com Updated Sep 2, 2013After an MRI in the last third of the season revealed that Rajon Rondo had torn his ACL, surgery on the Celtics’ point guard effectively ended the Celtics era on a down note when they were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs by the Knicks. But…Upvote Share Tweet
Finding a backup and Santonio’s readinessthejetsblog.com Updated Sep 2, 2013Two interesting tweets from today: The #Jets internal fear on Mark Sanchez upon being injured was he'd be out more than the opener. Does the Brady Quinn signing confirm that?— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 02, 2013 Brian Bassett, TheJetsBlog.comWhi…Upvote Share Tweet
Greg McElroy finally free to goFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- For the second time in three days, quarterback Greg McElroy was released by the New York Jets. This time, he's really gone. The Jets waived McElroy from their injured-reserve list after negotiating an injury settlement, meaning McE…Upvote Share TweetNew York Jets quarterbacks coach David Lee should considering handing out name tags during his next positional meeting to identify who is in the room. The Jets signed former first-round pick Brady Quinn on Monday and released backup Graham Harrell. Gree…Upvote Share Tweet
Jets Sign Handsome, Bad QB To Temporarily Replace Handsome, Bad QBdeadspin.com Updated Sep 2, 2013The Jets weren't satisfied with their quarterbacks after the cutdown to a 53-man roster, so they made another move Monday, signing Brady Quinn.Read more...Upvote Share TweetAaron Harang, 35, was 5-11 for Seattle this season with 5.76 earned run average, and is likely to pitch in the Mets' doubleheader on Sept. 14.Upvote Share Tweet
Marvin Austin working out for LionsFormer Giants’ second round pick DT Marvin Austin is getting a look from the DT-rich Detroit Lions today as per NFL reporter Jason LaCanfora: Detroit Lions are hosting former Giants DT Marvin Austin for a visit today. Could be interesting in their stron…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants add S Jawanza Starling to practice squadThe Giants filled out the remaining spot on their practice squad today with DB Jawanza Starling, a UDFA out of Southern Cal who was waived by the Houston Texans this past weekend. Starling (6’0″, 202) is primarily a safety and excelled in the 3-cone dri…Upvote Share Tweet
Anthony Spencer unlikely to practice todayIRVING, Texas -- With preparations starting this week for the regular-season opener against the New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys starting defensive end Anthony Spencer isn’t expected to practice Monday according to a source. Spencer hasn’t practiced sinc…Upvote Share TweetThe Giants didn’t have to look far to fill seven of the eight spots on their practice squad. The team brought back seven players they waived on Saturday, offering those players the chance to build on the work they did with the Giants over the summer whi…Upvote Share Tweet
Monday Morning Report: Football Season is Here!Hey…welcome to the working week, to coin a title from Elvis Costello. While most normal people are enjoying their Labor Day weekend, the football world continues to turn. The Giants will run their first regular season workout this morning, then take tom…Upvote Share TweetIRVING, Texas – It’s finally a regular-season week, with the New York Giants coming to AT&T Stadium on Sunday, so let’s take a look at the week ahead for the Dallas Cowboys: The Cowboys practice at 8:35 a.m. CT on Monday, followed by an off day Tues…Upvote Share TweetClaiming CB Brandon Burton off waivers left the Bills with two open roster spots. TE Dion Sims has become an important player for the Dolphins. The Patriots claimed four players off waivers and were beaten out in claims for two others. Five rookies coul…Upvote Share Tweet
Jets could be historically youngThe rebuilding New York Jets could start four, maybe five rookies on opening day -- a rarity in Jets history. Quarterback Geno Smith, fullback Tommy Bohanon, defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson and cornerback Dee Milliner (if healthy) are expected to ha…Upvote Share Tweet
Darth Teixeira chugs sunflower seeds with robotic armyahoo.com Updated Sep 2, 2013More machine than man now after surgery to fix a tear on the tendon sheath of his right wrist, New York Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira sustains himself on sunflower seeds during a 7-3 defeat to Baltimore on Sunday. Teixeira is out for the season lost to …Upvote Share TweetJayson Werth's two-out RBI double in the eighth inning capped a late rally and the Washington Nationals avoided a series sweep with a 6-5 win over the New York Mets on Sunday night.Upvote Share Tweet
New York Jets' quarterback situation gets murkierSep 2With no update on Mark Sanchez's shoulder injury, a less-than-stellar preseason by Geno Smith and now Brady Quinn's signing, the confusion over the New York Jets' Week 1 starting QB grows.
Yankees Throttle White SoxSep 2The Yankees scored eight runs in the fourth inning to defeat the White Sox 9-1.
Jets Add Quinn To QB MixSep 2Herm Edwards breaks down the Jets' strategy at quarterback after the team signed Brady Quinn.
Jets Sign QB Brady QuinnSep 2John Clayton discusses the Jets' decision to sign veteran QB Brady Quinn and release Graham Harrell.
One-Minute DrillsSep 2Adrian Peterson won MVP, J.J. Watt was Defensive Player of the Year and Colin Kaepernick was one of the most electrifying new stars to emerge in 2012 - (Charlie Neibergall/AP :: Denis Poroy/AP :: Patric Schneider/AP0 Ready for the 2013 season to finally…
Fighting for Themselves, Fighting for the GameSep 2For more than 4,500 players and their families, the fight with the NFL over the role of football in post-career health problems has been a long, stressful battle. - (Matt Rourke/AP) There’s only one story today, still. I know the season is three days aw…