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Michael Pineda Ejected For Using Pine Tar Versus Red Sox

Breaking News:  The “dirt and sweat” that appeared on Michael Pineda’s pitching hand during a game against the Red Sox earlier this month returned.  But, this time in a different spot. Also, it was not “dirt and sweat.”  It was pine tar; as most of us suspected. John Farrell and the Sox pointed out a distinct smudge on Pineda’s neck during the second inning of Wednesday’s...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Giants’ Hill fails another drug test

(Photo courtesy of tracking.SI.com) In each of his first two season in the NFL, Giants safety Will hill has faced suspensions and it looks as though Hill is keeping that streak alive, as he has reportedly failed another drug test. This would mark Hill’s third drug-related suspension. In 2012, the 24-year-old faced suspension for the use of performance enhancing drugs–adderall–...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Syracuse Unveils New Uniforms; Needs More Orange?

Syracuse University, formerly the Orangemen, now the Orange, unveiled their new uniforms today and has fans asking one question. Where’s the orange? bleacherreport.com Though there isn’t a lot of orange on the uniforms, dare I say, I think they look great. Sleek, modern and somewhat intimidating. They have revealed their home, away and alternate uniforms on their instagram. HOME...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Kirilenko to Open a Hooters… In Russia

Photo Credit: AP Andrei Kirilenko is certainly no stranger to interesting news for a guy who isn’t necessarily a star in the NBA. You could start with the fact that his wife lets him sleep around (only annually though, poor guy), or that his free-agent signing made opposing GM’s call for an investigation. Kirilenko continues to make some neat splashes in the news, as AK-47, as...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamar Odom Signs Two-Year Deal With Knicks; Second Year Not Guaranteed

PHOTO COURTESY: LAKERNATION.COM With Lamar Odom officially being signed before tonight’s season finale versus the Toronto Raptors, there is one question swirling around the MSG rafters:  Who gets ousted first; Odom or Mike Woodson? While Woodson doesn’t believe he should get fired for this disappointing season, Odom will likely be playing in his only game for New York tonight...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Woodson Doesn’t Think He Should Be Fired

Well, of all the befuddling and confounding things New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson has said this season, this next quote might take the cake.   Woodson: “Is it fair to let me go? I don’t think so. But I don’t get to make that decision.” — Chris Herring (@HerringWSJ) April 16, 2014   He also added this gem of an answer in the pre-game presser.   Woodson: “Am I the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers encouraging fans to unfriend Rangers fans on Facebook

(HBO.com) There are still two days before the Flyers meet the Rangers in the first-round of the NHL playoffs, but the Flyers are wasting no time taking shots at the Rangers and their fans. The Flyers sent out a message to their fans via Facebook Monday encouraging fans to ‘unfriend’ any of their friends who happen to be Rangers fans. With more than 1,300 shares, the message...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jack Capuano Will Return Next Season as Islanders Head Coach

PHOTO COURTESY: JIM MCISAAC/NEWSDAY If Jack Capuano was worried about his job security, he got some reassuring news from Islanders owner Garth Snow this week. Snow told Arthur Staple of Newsday that Capuano will return next season for the Islanders.  The Islanders are currently 34-37-11 and are holding firm to last place in the Metropolitan Division. Garth Snow tells Newsday that...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Eagles Approached Bills About CJ Spiller

PHOTO COURTESY: RONALD C. MODRA VIA SPORTSILLUSTRATED.COM The Philadelphia Eagles have had a pretty active off season so far.  One of their biggest moves was bringing in former Saints running back Darren Sproles.  Before trading for Sproles however, they had one of the New York running backs as their primary target, but were shot down pretty quickly. It has been reported that the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 'Melo asked what it is like to play for Tom Thibodeau

It’s official: the New York Knick are eliminated from the playoffs. Perhaps even more shocking is, this marks the first time in his 11-year NBA career that Anthony will miss the playoffs. This brings up a question–What will Melo decide to this summer? If Melo does choose not to pick up his player option–which, at this point, appears to be expected–the Bulls look to be the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Fan Wins New Tooth on Super Bowl Bet

The Super Bowl has come and gone, but a bet that was made during the preseason has been paid in full. Jon Judd and an anonymous better, made a bet on a Thursday night during the second week of the NFL preseason. The bet was to replace Jon’s infamous missing front tooth. Jon, who had been without his front tooth for more than four years, is a native of Seattle and a huge Seattle...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB has no plans to suspend Pineda

(Photo courtesy of NESN.com) After being accused of using an illegal substance on his right hand/wrist area, Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda doesn’t have to worry about facing any suspension from Major League Baseball. The league issued a statement regarding the incident, stating that because the umpires in Thursday nights Red Sox/Yankees game did not notice the substance, the league...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Islanders' Sundstrom hospitalized after brutal hit

Montreal Canadiens’ Douglas Murray is no stranger to aggressive hockey. Back on April 1, Murray elbowed Lightening defenseman Michael Kostka, giving Kostka a concussion, and was suspended for three games. Murray returned to the ice  Thursday against the Islanders and once again, injured another player. Midway through the second period, Murray drove Johan Sundstrom face first into...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Bon Jovi Part of Group Hoping to Buy Buffalo Bills

PHOTO COURTESY: CBSSPORTS VIA TWITTER As the Buffalo Bills continue their search for a new owner, there is at least one more celebrity interested in buying the team. Last week, we broke the news that Donald Trump was approached to buy the team.  Trump said that he “would take a look” into purchasing the Buffalo football franchise but emphasized that he “looks at everything...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning to Have Arthroscopic Procedure Done on Ankle

After suffering a high ankle sprain towards the end of the 2013 season, Eli Manning will now undergo an arthroscopic procedure on his left ankle on Thursday. The Giants’ official site recently reported this news and Manning mentioned that he “will be able to begin running in about six weeks, according to the doctor.” The ankle sprain occurred in the final game of last season...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Mason Plumlee Elevates for One-Handed Alley-Oop

For the second night in a row, Mason Plumlee finds his way on to the New York Sports-Kings. Yesterday, it was his game-winning block over Lebron James (to everyone’s delight).  Tonight, it was on the offensive end after he made a very impressive catch to finish a one-handed alley-oop from an Andre Kirelinko pass. Watch Plumlee do his “magic” here (the irony is they were playing...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Spikes Compares Playing For The Patriots To Slavery

fansided.com New Bills linebacker, Brandon Spikes hasn’t been, how you say, quiet, about his tenure witht he New England Patriots. And nothing has changed today, comparing his 4 seasons with the Pats as “4 years a slave“. Spikes seems to be embracing the hate of the Patriots by quickly embracing the Bills Mafia.   Great games on the schedule for 2014, but it’s going to be...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mason Plumlee Blocks LeBron James, Nets Sweep Heat

When the Nets selected Mason Plumlee with the 22nd pick in this year’s draft, there was an expectation that the rookie would spend much time in the D-League to work on his game, and would not factor into the Nets short-term plans. However, a numerous amount of circumstances, most notably the injury to Kevin Garnett, has forced Plumlee into action, and he has responded better than...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills to play Packers on Monday night in 2014?

It seems the Bills taking on the Lions on Thanksgiving isn’t the only news regarding the 2014 NFL schedule to leak out. Fox Sports’ Paul Imig is reporting the Green Bay Packers will take on the Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium during a Monday night game in the 2014 season. Opponents for the teams were revealed following last season, however, dates and times for those games are expected...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions to host Bills on Thanksgiving?

Not a whole lot is known about the 2014 NFL schedule as it has not been released yet, but, thanks to the Bills’ official website, it appears the Lions will be hosting the Bills on Thanksgiving Day. The team put out a list of the “13 things to know about 2014 opponents” and it seems as though number eight on the list confirms the two teams will meet in Detroit on Thanksgiving...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell Will Get Tommy John Surgery

PHOTO COURTESY: BARTON SILVERMAN/NY TIMES The news for Mets closer Bobby Parnell went from bad to worse on Sunday. After tearing his MCL during the team’s Opening Day loss last week, the team’s official Twitter handle announced that Parnell would be getting season ending surgery this week: MEDICAL UPDATE: The Mets announced tonight that RHP Bobby Parnell has decided to undergo...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Mets Fan Asks Jesus Why the Team is So Bad

If you’re a Mets fan, you know it’s not easy to root for this team.  The team has often been the laughing stock of the league and have only won two World Series since their first year back in 1962. For many fans, it takes a long time to feel defeated by the lack of production by the Mets.  One fan has discovered this rather early in life, and is asking a higher power “why...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

FDNY and NYPD Brawl During Charity Hockey Game

PHOTO COURTESY: NYC.GOV Who said a game for charity had to be friendly? Tell that to the FDNY and the NYPD, who played in their charity hockey game at Nassaue Colliseum today and looked more like the Broad Street Bullies rather than New York City Law Enforcement. The nearly four minute video above features New York’s finest and bravest showing the passion of professional hockey...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills Trade Sixth Round Pick to Buccs for WR Mike Williams

thepewterplank.com According to James Walker, a league source has said the Buffalo Bills have traded their 2014 6th round pick in May’s draft for Tampa Bay’s Mike Williams.   Filed to ESPN: #Bills trade a sixth-round pick to #Buccaneers in exchange for WR Mike Williams, according to a league source. — James Walker (@JamesWalkerNFL) April 4, 2014 What makes this a great pick...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Derek Jeter Tries to Give Game Ball To Young Fan

Photo courtesy of Philstar.com   When number two wearing a New York Yankees jersey asks you to move, typically that is exactly what you do.  Not on this night, good ‘ole Captain Jeter had to tell this adult woman several times to move and even went as far as to point out just who he wanted to give the souvenir to.  This woman was adamant and reached for the ball despite Jeter...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss
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