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Phil Jackson has funny reaction to Pau Gasol signing with Bulls

PHOTO COURTESY: MADDIE MEYER/GETTY IMAGES VIA NY DAILY NEWS New Knicks president Phil Jackson has had a busy off season so far with the recruitment of Carmelo Anthony.  Despite making it seem like all the eggs were in the Melo basket, he had his eyes on other targets as well and cleverly showed his disappointment after missing out on one this weekend. Pau Gasol played under Phil...
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Eli Manning “re-energized” by new offense

PHOTO COURTESY: RUETERS VIA INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES Well this is welcome news to the ears of New York Giants fans. After one of maybe his worst season as a pro, Eli Manning feels like a new man as he prepares for the upcoming season.  The Giants will have a new offensive coordinator for the first time in Eli Manning’s career and the two-time Super Bowl MVP feels “re-energized”...
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Carmelo Anthony officially stays with Knicks

PHOTO COURTESY: GETTY IMAGES VIA NEW YORK POST Whether it was his first choice or his last choice, Carmelo Anthony has officially come to a decision regarding his basketball future. Like many had speculated over the last week, Melo will remain with the Knicks signing a 5-year contract.  The deal is reportedly worth upwards of $120 million with CBS Sports reporting it is worth $129...
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Why the Knicks are actually a backup plan for Carmelo Anthony

PHOTO COURTESY: JEFF ZELEVANSKY/NY POST Now that Lebron James has made his second “decision” and become loved again by every fan of the NBA, the biggest story in the league is where Carmelo Anthony will end up.  This blog in particular has greatly benefited from his drawn out decision. However, drawn out is exactly what Melo’s decision has been.  First, we heard that he was...
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Nets trade retired player in Jarrett Jack deal

Christian Drejer” Photo: Shaka/Wikipedia Creative Commons The Nets made a splash when they acquired Jarrett Jack and Russian prospect Sergey Karasev from the Cleveland Cavaliers in a three team trade with the Boston Celtics. The main Net leaving in the trade was shooting guard Marcus Thornton, who the Nets acquired just last season. However, now that the trade is official with...
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Derek Jeter has top selling MLB jersey

Photo: AP Yankees star Derek Jeter has had an eventful victory tour in his last season in the MLB that has been highlighted by a plethora of gifts from different teams as Jeter visits their stadiums for the last time. Jeter is apparently still as popular as ever as well, since he has the best selling jersey in the MLB this season. Via ESPN: Fans are buying more Derek Jeter jerseys...
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Chris Johnson vows vengeance on the Tennessee Titans

PHOTO COURTESY: MEL EVANS/ASSOCIATED PRESS Does new Jets running back Chris Johnson really need any extra motivation to be one of the league’s most dangerous offensive players? He has rushed for 1,000 yards in each of his six seasons including one 2,000 yard season.  When the Jets signed him, he immediately became their only “home-run threat,” something Gang Green has drastically...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

This NYC club made an offer that Carmelo Anthony can’t refuse

  PHOTO COURTESY: JEFF ZELEVANSKY/NY POST We’ve heard about all the pitches that Carmelo Anthony has gotten as he tested free agency this off season.  Kobe Bryant flew back from Europe to make the meeting between Melo and the Lakers.  Derek Rose was reportedly part of the Bulls pitch for Anthony, then denied those reports.  No one knows what Lebron James is saying to Anthony...
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Report: Carmelo Anthony to re-sign with Knicks tomorrow

Photo: AP After many reports, it seems that Carmelo Anthony may have finally come to a decision. According to Frank Isola, Melo will announce his intentions to re-sign with the New York Knicks tomorrow: Via the New York Daily News: Carmelo Anthony is prepared to spend the prime years of his career in New York, the Daily News has learned. A person close to Anthony told The News on...
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Report: Carmelo Anthony waiting on LeBron James before choosing team

Photo: AP The NBA offseason is at a standstill as the two biggest free agents on the market, Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and Heat star LeBron James, have been taking their time choosing their next destination. However, James may be the player holding all of the cards, as reports say Anthony is waiting on him to make a decision before choosing his next destination: Via ESPNNY: A number...
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Nets acquire Jarrett Jack, Russian prospect in three-team trade

Photo: Mark Duncan/AP The Brooklyn Nets have long been rumored to have their eyes on Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Jarrett Jack, and they have finally struck a deal to acquire him. Reports were centered around a swap of Jack and Nets shooting guard Marcus Thornton, but those that follow Nets GM Billy King’s past know that a multiple team trade is much more up his alley (though...
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NBA superstar gives Carmelo Anthony ‘strong endorsement’ of Derek Fisher

Photo: Eric Gay/AP As Carmelo Anthony continues to decide where he would like to play next season, and NBA superstar Kevin Durant had some advice for the free agent small forward. Durant, a former teammate of new Knicks coach Derek Fisher, gave Anthony a ‘strong endorsement’ about of Fisher:   Kevin Durant offered Carmelo Anthony a strong endorsement of Derek Fisher this week...
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David Wright doesn't think he deserves to be All-Star

PHOTO COURTESY: HOWARD SIMMONS/NY DAILY NEWS When it comes to the MLB All-Star game, David Wright has been a mainstay for the Mets.  He has represented the Mets seven times and is the franchise’s all-time leader in most offensive categories.  In the off season he signed an eight year contract extension in hopes to stay with the Amazins’ for his entire career, which would be...
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Braves coach: Brian McCann will ‘never be comfortable’ in New York

Photo: AP The New York Yankees, as they usually do, made a splash in free agency this offseason, and one of those acquisitions was former Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann. McCann, who was a seven-time all-star with the Braves, has had a rough start in the Yankee pinstripes, batting an underwhelming .230. It is safe to say that is not the production the Yankees were expecting when...
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Is Cliff Lee a fit for the Yankees?

Photo: AP With the trade deadline approaching, and the Yankees in the playoff race, the team appears to be buyers at this year’s trade deadline. Particularly, the Yankees appear to be looking into upgrading their starting pitching, and their offense. With Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel now on the Athletics, and Bronson Arroyo out for the season with Tommy John surgery, that leaves...
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Does Steve Tisch think Johnny Manziel would fit on the Giants?

PHOTO COURTESY: NEIL MILLER/NY POST The New York Giants have had a storied history; the football team and the baseball team alike.  But since the baseball team left 57 years ago the football team has dominated New York sports not only on the field, but the way they carry themselves off the field (Lawrence Taylor and Plaxico Burress aside). So how would a player like Johnny Manziel...
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Shane Greene earns first win, Betances, etc.

It was a very good night for Shane Greene, who made his first career start in last nights Yankees-Indians game. Greene went six strong innings, even went the first 4 2/3 innings without giving up a baserunner, until giving up a Nick Swisher home run. Greene looked very strong in his debut, with a very sharp mid 90′s sinker. In total, Greene gave up only two runs en route to his...
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Melo could be stalling to try and partner LeBron in Miami

Carmelo Anthony [Thaddeus Young | US PRESSWIRE]The ‘Carmelo Anthony featuring LeBron James Free Agency Circus’ continues with neither player r player close to making a decision on where they want to play in 2014. While LeBron James is heavily linked with a return to either the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Miami Heat, Anthony is expected to re-sign with the New York Knicks or go...
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Report: Carmelo Anthony ‘torn’ between three teams

Photo: AP Carmelo Anthony’s free agency has been one heck of a roller coaster ride to follow, and it doesn’t seem to be coming to an end anytime soon. As Anthony is being pursued by multiple teams, a close friend of Melo’s says the star free agent is ‘torn’ between his possible choices in free agency. Via the New York Daily News: Carmelo Anthony is agonizing over where...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees fan suing ESPN, MLB for $10 million

Photo: MLB/ESPN via Gamedayr.com So, you guys remember a couple of months ago when a Yankees fan fell asleep at a game and was caught on camera by ESPN? Apparently he didn’t find it very funny, and the fan, 26-year old Andrew Rector, is suing both ESPN and the MLB for $10 million in a defamation suit. Via the Courthouse News Service: A baseball fan who dozed off during a Yankee...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett sued for being a bad neighbor

Photo: Kathy Willens/AP Being neighbors can be an awkward relationship. You don’t really ask to ever know this person, but the two of you just happened to move onto the same block, so you can either keep to yourselves, or just make each others lives miserable. For Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett, his neighbor has apparently chose the latter. Then again, maybe after you hear...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks, Sixers working on Shumpert/Stoudemire deal?

rantsports.com The Sixers are currently sitting on $30 million in cap space. Will they be going after huge names in free agency like Lebron or Melo? No. But they have enough cap space to be able to get chess pieces from other teams. And according to Steven A. Smith (take it for what it’s worth), the Knicks are interested. During his show, First Take, ESPN’s Smith said the Knicks...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony Scrimmages with Kobe Bryant, Kevin Love at UCLA?

Carmelo Anthony is expected to make a decision on his next team this week.  It has been reported that he would decide as soon as Monday.  If people are looking into clues of where he may sign, this latest bombshell could be the biggest clue to have surfaced through this whole process. It was first reported by Ian Begley of ESPN New York that Anthony was seen playing with Kobe Bryant...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Geno Smith is Confident in Jets Super Bowl Chances

PHOTO COURTESY: USA TODAY SPORTS VIA CBSSPORTS Remember when Rex Ryan took over as head coach of the New York Jets?  He quickly made a bold proclamation that caught headlines when he said he would lead the Jets to the White House to meet the President.  As we all know, the winner of the Super Bowl gets a chance to go to the White House to see how our Commander in Chief lives. Although...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Acquire Brandon McCarthy; Designate Alfonso Soriano for Assignment

PHOTO COURTESY: MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ/ASSOCIATED PRESS The Yankees just had an interesting end to their Fourth of July weekend. On Sunday, the Yankees acquired starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy from the Diamondbacks for left hander Vidal Nuno.  The trade comes in the wake of CC Sabathia most recent injury to his knee, which may sideline him for the rest of the season. Yankees announce...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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