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Jets Sheldon Richardson Thinks Team Should Pay Teammate Muhammad Wilkerson

Photo Credit: AP For the most part, most NFL players let their agents handle the financial part of their football lives. However, it doesn’t hurt when your teammates tell your team to pony up some money for you as well. That is the case for New York Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson, thanks to teammate Sheldon Richardson. Richardson, the reigning Defensive Rookie of the...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony Leaning Toward Leaving Knicks; Eyeing Bulls, Rockets

Photo Credit: AP With the news yesterday that Knicks star Carmelo Anthony would most likely be opting out of the last year of his contract with the team, it now looks like may be one step closer to leaving the Big Apple. Anthony is reportedly leaning toward leaving the Knicks, and signing with either the Chicago Bulls or Houston Rockets, once either team creates the appropriate cap...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Amar'e hopes to return to All-Star level under Fisher

Photo Credit: Francois Mori/AP Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire is certainly no stranger to the ups and downs of being an NBA player. Stoudemire was revered in the Big Apple when he joined the Knicks, starring on a team of overachievers, and flourishing in the spotlight. Unfortunately, constant injuries have turned STAT into one of those “when he’s healthy, this guy is dangerous...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Listening To Offers For Team

Photo Credit: AP When Steve Ballmer purchased the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion from Donald Sterling, it sent a clear message to other owners in the NBA: the market for NBA franchises may be at an all-time high. Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov may be looking to capitalize quickly on that fact. Prokhorov, who purchased the Nets in 2010 for $223 million, is reportedly listening...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Andray Blatche, New Orleans Pelicans Have ‘Mutual Interest’

Photo Credit: AP Andray Blatche has been a very nice redemption story since joining the Brooklyn Nets after being amnestied by the Washington Wizards. Blatche, who is still owed nearly $9 million from the Wizards, is on the free agent market, and is likely to leave the Nets due to their financial restrictions. Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders is reporting that Blatche and the...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Carmelo Anthony plans to opt out, test free agency

Photo Credit: AP When Phil Jackson took his current position with the New York Knicks, it was clear that one of his goals was to convince Knicks star Carmelo Anthony to opt in to the last year of his contract with the team instead of testing free agency this summer. It seems that the Zen Master has fallen short, as ESPN NY is now reporting that Anthony will indeed opt out of his...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants LB Jon Beason Suffers Right Foot Fracture

Photo Credit: Newsday/AP When the New York Giants acquired Jon Beason from the Carolina Panthers last season, Beason became a pleasant surprise for a notoriously weak Giants linebacker core. In turn, he was expected to play a major role in the defense this upcoming season, as the Giants look to bounce back from an overall disappointing 2013 campaign. However, Beason has suffered...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Keys To A Successful Brooklyn Nets Offseason

Photo Credit: AP As the Brooklyn Nets unwind from an entertaining 2013-2014 campaign, many interesting decisions await them this off-season. I previously wrote about the possibility of the Nets trading point guard Deron Williams, ultimately deeming it extremely unlikely. However, one thing is for certain, this Nets team will most likely look a bit different this upcoming season,...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Love Expresses Interest In New York Knicks

Photo Credit: Jim Mone/AP It seems that every season in the NBA, there is a star who is trying to flee his current situation. We had the Dwightmare with Dwight Howard, the Melo Drama with Carmelo Anthony, and this season, we have the Lover’s Quarrel with Kevin Love and the Minnesota Timberwolves. All signs seemingly point to Love not being in a Wolves uniform next season, and he...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Receiver David Nelson Taught Cristiano Ronaldo How to Throw a Football

PHOTO COURTESY: DAVID NELSON/TWITTER VIA CBSSPORTS Soccer may not be that popular in the United States, but there is no doubt that soccer players are very good athletes. Case in point; Cristiano Ronaldo.  While the Portugal national soccer team was preparing for the World Cup, they had an exhibition game against Ireland at Metlife stadium (which they easily won 5-1).  To prep for...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo try to throw a football at Jets’ facility

With the soccer World Cup kicking off in two days, one of the ornaments biggest names, Cristiano Ronaldo, was at the New York Jets’ facility getting in some practice with his Portugal team mates. While at the facility, Ronaldo attempted to throw a football.  As we can see fro the view, the result wasn’t pretty. Still, it does look like a better throw than Mark Sanchez managed...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks and Derek Fisher Agree To Coaching Deal

Credit: nextimpulsesports.com The New York Knicks and Derek Fisher have come to an agreement for Fisher to become the next head coach for the team, according to multiple sources, one of them being ESPNNewYork.com. According to Yahoo! Sports, the deal is in the process of being finalized between the two sides, with the contract worth five years and $25 million. The Knicks scheduled...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Return to MSG Gives Marian Gaborik Extra Incentive

PHOTO COURTESY: GETTY IMAGES VIA WALL STREET JOURNAL When the Rangers traded Marian Gaborik to Columbus back in 2013, they never expected they would be playing him in a Stanley Cup.  With New York and Columbus playing in the same Conference, it was actually impossible; unless Gaborik was traded to a Western Conference team. That exact thing happened about three months ago and Gaborik...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenny Powers Look Alike Drafted by the Yankees

If the Yankees fail to draft any talent in this draft, they can always look back and see that they at least made a lot of interesting picks. Yesterday, we broke a story about the team drafting Mariano Rivera’s son in the 29th round.  Before taking Mo Jr., they drafted a clone of a fictional pitcher from a television show. In the 14th round, the Yankees drafted Sean Carley, or...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Rookie Safety Calvin Pryor: “We Hate the Patriots and Giants”

PHOTO COURTESY: ANDREW THEODORAKIS/NY DAILY NEWS He’s only been a Jet for a little over a month, but first round pick Calvin Pryor is learning how to be a Jet pretty quickly. In an interview with Sportsnet New York’s Jonas Schwartz, Pryor said that one of the first things he learned when he came to the Jets is that there are two teams that they hate.  To no one’s surprise...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Sandman Jr.? Yankees Draft Son of Mariano Rivera

PHOTO COURTESY: IONA COLLEGE SPORTS VIA NHPR.ORG Mariano Rivera has some big shoes to fill in New York, and now there’s a new potential candidate to be the team’s future closer. With their pick in the 29th round, the New York Yankees took Mariano Rivera Jr. out of Iona.  Like his dad, Rivera Jr. is a pitcher but was a starter this past season for the Gaels. With their 29th...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Mets catcher says team should deal David Wright

Former Mets catcher Paul Lo Duca has seen quite enough of his team’s struggles and he’s speaking out. Appearing on SNY’s “Loudmouths” show on Friday, Lo Duca suggested that the team should deal star 3B David Wright in an attempt to get younger. “The Mets need to go back to square one, go back to their roots, go to younger players,” Lo Duca said. “If that means to...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Calvin Pryor: “We don’t like Tom Brady at all”

Calvin Pryor has only been a member of the New York Jets for about a month, but he’s learning fast what it means to be a Jet. In an appearance on SNY this week, Pryor expressed a strong dislike for gang-green’s rivals. “We don’t like Tom (Brady) at all,” Pryor said, via The New York Post. “When I first came here, that was one of the first things I heard about: We hate...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Nets trade Deron Williams?

Photo Credit: TheBrooklynGame.com/AP When the Brooklyn Nets traded for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, there is no question that they had championship aspirations from that point forward. How realistic those aspirations were is up for interpretation, but while they improved their position from last year by actually winning a playoff series against a young, but gritty Toronto Raptors...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Plan to Rebuild Starts With Acquiring First Round Draft Pick

PHOTO COURTESY: MADDIE MEYER/GETTY IMAGES VIA NY DAILY NEWS The Knicks have been known to trade away their first round picks in the past.  To acquire Carmelo Anthony, they had to get rid of a few future first round picks as well as two guys they had drafted in round one a few years earlier (Wilson Chandler in 2007 and Danilo Gallinari in 2008).  That trade has resulted in the...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bartolo Colon Hits a Bomb Foul; Mets Bench Very Impressed

PHOTO COURTESY: ASSOCIATED PRESS VIA NORTHJERSEY.COM It is safe to say that Bartolo Colon is a better pitcher than he is a hitter.  He is hit-less this season, and all of his at bats have had a hilarious ending from swinging so hard that his helmet flies off to running down to first base with his bat in hand. So when he actually made solid contact on Monday night, it is no surprise...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Ewing On Coaching Knicks: “I Would Love To Go Back To NY”

Photo Credit: AP Ever since Phil Jackson took over the job with the New York Knicks, and let coach Mike Woodson go, the Knicks coaching search has been somewhat of a drama. Initially, it looked like it would end without controversy, as Steve Kerr soon emerged as the lead candidate, and it seemed inevitable he would take the job. However, Kerr decided to coach the Golden State Warriors...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets pitching woes continue; Montero demoted, replaced in rotation by Daisuke Matsuzaka

Photo Credit: Metsminorleagueblog.com   Mets rookie right-hander Rafael Montero has been demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas to clear a roster spot for reliever Buddy Carlyle. Montero has recently struggled, most recently being pulled after only 3 2/3 innings in a 14 inning loss to the Phillies on Friday night. He was 0-2 with a 5.40 ERA and 1.60 WHIP in four starts, having given up...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson says Steve Kerr had accepted Knicks job

To say that the Knicks coaching search this summer has been interesting thus far would be an understatement. On Friday, Phil Jackson revealed that Steve Kerr was a lot closer to the Knicks head coaching position than initially thought before taking the job as the head coach of the Golden State Warriors instead. Jackson has stated that Kerr had actually accepted the offer that the...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Mark Jackson Keep Carmelo Anthony in New York?

PHOTO COURTESY: CHRIS CARLSON/ASSOCIATED PRESS After failing to score his first target as head coach, new Knicks Vice President Phil Jackson has been pretty quiet about any other potential targets.  Current Oklahoma City point guard Derek Fisher has been rumored to be the front runner for the job because he ran Jackson’s triangle offense for many years in Los Angeles.  However...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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