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Amare Stoudemire “looks really good” this off-season

PHOTO COURTESY: BEN SOLOMON/NY TIMES If Amare Stoudemire can remain healthy and regain his old form, the sky is the limit for the New York Knicks. Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders was at IMG Academy on Labor Day where Stoudemire happened to be training.  Kyler tweeted that Stoudemire “looks really good,” as he trained in the Bradenton, Fla. facility. Amare Stoudemire in the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

New offense has Eli Manning “curious”

PHOTO COURTESY: CHARLES WENZELBERG/NY POST The last thing any fan wants to hear from their quarterback heading into week one of the NFL regular season is that they are curious to see how the offense will unfold when the season starts. That is exactly what Giants quarterback Eli Manning said and after a particularly disappointing preseason from the Giants offense, that makes things...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite agent’s best attempt to blame Jets, Stephen Hill still teamless

PHOTO COURTESY: ASSOCIATED PRESS VIA THE WALL STREET JOURNAL One  of the most important life lessons a person can learn is to not burn bridges.  You just never know when you may need to go back to someone no matter how upset they make you. Former Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill should have made sure his agent Alan Hermann knew this before signing with him.  Hermann blasted the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz now officially viewed as a leader of the Giants

PHOTO COURTESY: USA TODAY SPORTS VIA CBSSPORTS.COM It’s been a long road to stardom for Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz.  Cruz has gone from an unknown, undrafted rookie who racked up 145 yards and three touchdowns against the Jets in his first preseason game to a salsa dancing Super Bowl champion who now has the security of a long term contract. In the eyes of Tom Coughlin,...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Iman Shumpert will thrive in new triangle offense; according to him

PHOTO COURTESY: PAUL J. BERESWILL/NY POST Many who watched the Knicks last year could see that their offense was quite basic at times.  When Carmelo Anthony wasn’t putting the team on his back, it often involved a lot of standing around, isolation sets and perimeter shooting. Apparently, Iman Shumpert would agree and thinks that the new triangle offense brought in by Phil Jackson...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Jets tried to trade Stephen Hill this summer

PHOTO COURTESY: ROBERT SABO/NY DAILY NEWSStephen Hill has been, for the lack of a better word, a disappointment so far with the Jets. Gang Green drafted the physical prodigy out of Georgia Tech with hopes that his size and speed would help him become the elite down field threat the team has been missing. It appears now that the Jets are ready to move on from their mistake. According...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Gardner dealing with ankle injury; may miss multiple games

PHOTO COURTESY: USA TODAY VIA YAHOO!Despite the ups and downs that the Yankees have experienced this year, they still remain very much alive in the AL playoff picture. They have battled injuries and the under performance of many of their big off season acquisitions, but are only six games back in the division and 3.5 games back of a wild card spot. That has to do in large part...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mets turn triple play against Dodgers

Thanks to some errant baserunning by Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig, the New York Mets pulled off their first triple play in over four seasons. New York’s Lucas Duda caught Puig rounding third and gunned it to home for the third out, completing the 5-4-3-2 triple play.  Watch the video here! Your browser does not support iframes.   The Mets won the game 11-3 on Duda’s two...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Bills make 12 roster cuts as preseason nears close

Heading towards their final preseason game against the Lions, the Bills have cut 11 players from their roster in preparation for an eventual 52 man final roster. The following, according to syracuse.com, are the players who were released.   Safety Derek Brim DT Alan Branch Center Macky Macpherson Quarterback Dennis Dixon Punter Jake Dombrowski Wide Receiver Tori Gurley Defensive...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony was ‘close’ to leaving New York

#453941510 / gettyimages.com On Thursday night at the Barclays center, Carmelo Anthony was a coach in a celebrity basketball game put on by Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and former Yankee Robinson Cano. He did not play in the game, but he was still the center of attention. Anthony, who signed a five-year, $124 Million deal in July, was asked after the game about whether or not he...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dimitri Patterson to return to Jets

Friday night, the Jets played the Giants in preseason action, but a player was mysteriously missing from not just the starting lineup, but the entire stadium. Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson went AWOL and did not show up for the game and was not seen or heard from for 48 hours. No reason was given for his absence, and in an interview on Sunday, general manager John Idzik called...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Kelly is cancer free according to his doctors

PHOTO COURTESY: WROC ROCHESTERHOMEPAGE.COM Buffalo Bills fans know Jim Kelly as a competitor on the field.  During his NFL career, he accomplished many things that made him a legend of the gridiron. Who would have thought his greatest accomplishment would have happened off the field. The Hall of Fame quarterback, who had been oral cancer since June of 2013, appears to be cancer...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants rookie Andre Williams fuels Jets rivalry

PHOTO COURTESY: CHARLES WENZELBERG/NY POST Who doesn’t like a bitter rivalry when it comes to sports?  Especially when the two teams not only share a city, but also share a stadium. There has always been some sort of rivalry between the Jets and the Giants, although it’s never too serious as the team’s only play each other in the regular season once every four years.  However...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Wang will sell Islanders effective in 2016

PHOTO COURTESY: JIM MCISAAC/NEWSDAY Charles Wang has been the owner of the New York Islanders since 2000.  As of 2016, the Isles will see a change in ownership. According to Arthur Stapleton of Newsday, Wang has agreed to sell the team to former Washington Capitals co-owner Jonathan Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin.  The sale of the team is pending approval of the NHL’s Board...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom to return on Saturday

PHOTO COURTESY: ANTHONY CAUSI/NY POST There hasn’t been a lot of good news for the New York Mets lately.  Now riding a two game losing streak and losing five of their last seven, they final got a bit of good news today. According to manager Terry Collins, Rookie of the Year candidate Jacob deGrom will return from the disabled list and pitch on Saturday.  deGrom has been out since...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Farm creates incredible corn maze Derek Jeter tribute

PHOTO COURTESY: ASSOCIATED PRESS So far this year, we have seen a lot of creative gifts given to Derek Jeter as he makes his final tour around major league stadiums.  From the boots and cowboy hat given to him by the Astros in April to the “Re2pect” Air Jordan commercial that went viral in hours, Jeter has been shown a proper exit tour before he retires. Who would have thought...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets’ Andrei Kirilenko donated salary to Russian orphange

AP Image Andrei Kirilenko has made a lot of money in his time in the NBA.  The Russian forward who plays for the Brooklyn Nets after stints with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah Jazz in a career spanning over a decade. In an interview with Russia’s proSports magazine (translated by Rush’n Hoops), Kirilenko revealed that he donated almost all of his $5 million salary to a...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants cornerback Walter Thurmond more than a member of “Legion of Boom”

PHOTO COURTESY: BILL KOSTROUN/NY POST Walter Thurmond had it pretty well for the first four years of his career in Seattle.  He was a member of one of the best secondary’s in all of football, which earned the nickname the “Legion of Boom” and won a Super Bowl title last year. But, Thurmond was often the forgotten man in that secondary.  Everyone knows Richard Sherman and...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

What really happened with Jalen Saunders on Friday?

PHOTO COURTESY: ASSOCIATED PRESS VIA ESPN Jets rookies have had a tough time staying healthy so far.  First round pick Calvin Pryor suffered a concussion that kept him out of the team’s first preseason game and fourth round pick Shaq Evans will miss the entire year after tearing his ACL last week. On Friday, the Jets got another rookie scare when Jalen Saunders was taken to the...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

SOURCE: Yankees will push for Cuban defector Rusney Castillo

PHOTO COURTESY: DODGERSNATION.COM The Yankees have been the busiest team in 2014, and they may not be done adding talent to their roster in hopes to make the post season. According to reports, the Yankees are “major players” to sign 27 year old Rusney Castillo.  Castillo is a Cuban defector and had a private workout with the Yankees and other teams.  He reviewed offers on...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jet wide receiver Santonio Holmes signs with Bears

PHOTO COURTESY: UPI VIA THE NY POST It almost didn’t happen, but it did.  Former Jet wide receiver Santonio Holmes has finally found a home after being released by New York earlier this year. Holmes and the Chicago Bears have agreed to a deal according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.  No details about the deal have been released at this time. Bears and former Jets WR Santonio Holmes...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Yankees will be sitting at home in October

  PHOTO COURTESY: THE NEW YORKER As historically successful as the New York Yankees have been as a franchise with 40 World Series appearances and 27 World Series championships, not every year is going to be a championship season. If you look at the Yankee teams that achieved success, they had well-balanced lineups. They could play small ball, hit home runs and get timely hits...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets release Chris Young

AP Image The New York Mets habe officially announced the release of outfielder Chris Young on Friday. Roster note: The Mets have released Chris Young. — New York Mets (@Mets) August 16, 2014 Young was signed by the Mets last offseason as a free agent from the Oakland Athletics.  The 30-year old Young also played the Arizona Diamondabcks where he had the most successful years of...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony set to receive $62 million advance payment

Troy Taormina-US PRESSWIRE Carmelo Anthony signed a five-year, $124 million contract to remain with the New York Knicks. According to the Wall Street Journal, Anthony will receive half of his $22.5 million salary for this year early.  The remain lg four years of the deal are set up the same way meaning that Anthony will receive advance payments of the $124 million contract, or about...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Giants RB David Wilson will return to track and field

AP Image David Wilson, the former running back for the New York Football Giants, was recently forced to retire from football after aggravating a serious neck injury that he suffered in 2013.  It was a huge blow to the Giants and Wilson as he had been making strides in his recovery and the signs were he would lay again, However, that wasn’t to be the case and the two-year pro was...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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