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In Part I of the Open Mike Program, host Michael Cohen lets Major League Baseball have it for installing the new wild card playoff system into this year’s postseason that could take all of the fun out of the final days of the regular season. Michael then welcomes in Warning Track host, Karen Vankat to talk about the Mets and Yankees, as both prepare to open up the preseason. In hour two of the Open Mike program, Michael Cohen and Karen Vankat discuss the latest in Linsanity, as the New York Post tried to drum up a point guard controversy between Baron Davis and Jeremy Lin. The pair also evaluates Davis’ bold prediction that the Knicks will win the NBA title this season. Sean Bretherick of Triple Coverage then joins the jam to talk NFL free agency. The Round Table takes a look at the needs for the Eagles, Giants and Jets. Listen to Part I Listen to Part II Bookmark It Hide Sites $$('div.d32179').each( function(e) { e.visualEffect('slide_up',{duration:...

Mater Dei wins CIF-SS title, 63-59

ANAHEIM, CA - Trying to defend their CIF Southern Section Division 1AA title with four new starters, Long Beach Poly found themsleves trailing 62-59 with just seconds left in the game and junior guard Roschon Prince had the ball in the front court with a chance to tie. Mater Dei forward Stanley Johnson stoled the ball away with just three seconds remaining to help the Monarchs secure...

Rondo puts on a clinic vs. Lin, Knicks

Linsanity has been the talk of the NBA over the past few weeks, and rightfully so. But the Knicks' struggles in recent games have left some questioning whether Jeremy Lin's stardom and New York's time in the spotlight already have reached their peaks. It's still too early to say whether the Knicks' catapult into relevancy is a legitimate transformation or just...

Knicks' TV ratings take a dip

It was fun while it lasted. For the first time since Jeremy Lin started playing for the Knicks last month, the TV ratings for a Knicks game dipped slightly. Ratings for the team's runaway victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday were down by about 15 percent versus the previous few games when the hysteria over Lin was building fast. Still, the ratings were nearly three...

'Lin-til' soup for you

Even though "Lin-sanity" might be cooling off now, it sure has not stopped New York City restaurants from trying to cash in on New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin's rise atop NBA popularity. By now you must have heard all the plays on Lin's name. From "Lin-credible," "Lin-ing" to the ever popular "Lin-sanity" now comes a new one should...

Grand Theft Rondo beats Linsanity as Celtics win 4th in a row

The Celtics overcame a lackluster 1st half effort to beat the Knicks and remain undefeated since the All Star break. Rondo had his second triple double of the week with 18 points, 17 rebounds and 20 assists. Yes, you read that right. It's a Rondoful world and if you don't like it too bad.  Of course the Celtics would've lost the game without Paul Pierce's...

Rajon Rondo, Celtics Overcome 'Linsanity' to Defeat Knicks in Playoff-Like Atmosphere at TD Garden (Video)

The Celtics and Knicks have each had their ups and downs this season, but they remain two teams that could be dangerous come playoff time. On Sunday, they renewed their rivalry in front of a boisterous crowd at TD Garden. Much of the talk leading up to Sunday's clash centered around Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin, a Harvard product who has taken the NBA by storm this season and...

Celtics Trail 56-51 at the Half Behind 12 From Anthony Despite Four Lin Turnovers

The Knicks lead the Celtics 56-51 at the half behind Carmelo Anthony’s lead, who has 12 points on 4-for-7 shooting. Anthony has demonstrated how Jeremy Lin can successfully run Mike D’Antoni’s point guard driven system while allowing Melo to shine. The Celtics have been able to stay in this game thanks to four turnovers for [...]

Federer weighs in on Lin

Career grand slam leader Roger Federer likes Jeremy Lin.Well, since every professional athlete on the face of the planet these days seems t have an opinion on New York’s Knicks overnight sensation, Jemery Lin, I guess no one should be shocked that all-time career grand slam leader Roger Federer, a huge hoops fan, has his own thoughts on the overlooked Lin.The likable Lin has made...

Spurs' Danny Green On D-League Experience and Playing With Knicks' Breakout Stars

As they established their roster this season, the Knicks seemingly went with the trend: form your own “Big Three.” Amar’e Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, and Tyson Chandler were brought together in New York with the highest hopes of contention. But despite how much star power a team seems to have, sometimes depth triumphs all as role players provide a boost. No team has learned...

Rondo lifts Celtics with triple-double

Rajon Rondo put up his second triple-double in three games, spoiling Harvard grad Jeremy Lin's return to Boston on Sunday and leading the Boston Celtics to a 115-111 overtime victory over the New York Knicks. Rondo had 18 points, 20 assists and a career-high 17 rebounds, and Paul Pierce scored 34 -- including a 3-pointer with 4.9 seconds left in regulation to send the game into...

Baron Davis comes clean about what it was like playing for Clippers owner Donald Sterling

Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been called the NBA’s worst owner for years. His notoriously cheap ways of running the franchise coupled with the housing discrimination lawsuits filed against him are well documented. Even though the Clippers are having a winning season and thus far, you haven’t heard any complaints from All-Stars Blake Griffin and Chris Paul, [...]
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