1. 2012 NFL Draft: 5 Players on Wish List of the New York Jets

    The New York Jets have many needs to address heading into next season. Their three major areas of needs are an upgrade to their pass rush, a safety adept at man coverage and help for Mark Sanchez on the offensive side of the football...

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  2. New York Knicks: 3 Observations from Saturday's Preseason Game

    The Knicks opened up their preseason schedule today against the Nets with a 92-83 victory at Prudential Center. New York forced 25 New Jersey turnovers as new addition Tyson Chandler had both of the team's blocked shots and added three steals...

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  3. Tyson Chandler Signs with New York: Did the Knicks Overpay?

    Tyson Chandler brought a defensive presence to the Dallas Mavericks last season that helped them win a championship. Now, he will try to bring the same presence to a New York Knicks team that sorely needs it...

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  4. Ranking the NFL's Top Quarterbacks: Midseason Edition

    For those who don't remember, I wrote an article in mid-August ranking the NFL 's top 10 quarterbacks in the wake of Eli Manning 's comments that he was "elite." Here is the article for the sake of comparison...

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  5. Syracuse Orange: 3 Observations from Their Preseason Opener

    With the NBA still at the bargaining table and making little headway towards a new collective bargaining agreement, Syracuse's preseason game last night finally gave many die-hard basketball fans what they were looking for: on-court action...

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  6. St. Louis Cardinals: Is World Series Win Tainted by 2002 All-Star Game?

    The Cardinals didn't win the World Series last night. The National League All-Stars won it in July. In no way am I trying to take anything away from the Cardinals...

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  7. Brandon Lloyd Trade Rumors: Should the New York Jets Throw Their Hat in the Mix?

    With the Denver Broncos putting all-pro receiver Brandon Lloyd on the trade market today, Jets fans should be intrigued. For a team struggling in all facets of their offense, adding a legitimate deep threat would seem to be a great move...

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  8. New York Jets: Who's to Blame for Slow Start at 2-3?

    After a 2-0 start at home in 2011, the Jets have dropped three straight road games to Oakland, Baltimore and New England. allowing 30 points to each team after letting up just 27 in the first two games combined...

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  9. Week 4 Report Card: New York Jets

    First off, let's be realistic and say that the way the Jets have played this season, they deserve to be 1-2 rather than 2-1. If it wasn't for Tony Romo 's extra-early Christmas gift in the fourth quarter of the September 11 opener, they would be...

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  10. BCS Becoming the Biggest Scapegoat in NCAA Re-Alignment

    Syracuse and Pittsburgh continued the exodus of college programs from the Big East and Big 12, in essence destroying the country's best basketball conference and possibly its second best as well...

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  11. Ranking the NFL's Top 10 Quarterbacks: Where Does Eli Manning Land?

    Eli Manning is a solid NFL quarterback and a Super Bowl MVP. Nobody will take that away from him. But is Peyton's younger brother an elite quarterback? Eli seems to think so ...

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  12. NFL Teams Hoarding Free Agents from Rivals Like Never Before

    In the modern era of NFL free agency, it has become commonplace to move from one location to the next. It's also becoming an industry trend for players to leave their old teams to sign with their biggest rivals...

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  13. New York Jets: Will Re-Signing David Harris Lead to a Trade for Osi Umenyiora?

    The Jets assured their "Core Four" will remain together for another three seasons by re-signing linebacker David Harris to a four-year, $36 million deal, including $29.5 million guaranteed, the most for a linebacker in NFL history...

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  14. NFL Free Agency: Grading the New York Jets After Week One

    After re-signing Santonio Holmes, the Jets remained quiet in the free agent market while pursuing the top player available, former Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. Once he signed with the Eagles , New York moved on to fill their needs...

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  15. MLB Trade Deadline: 4 Reasons the Yankees Shouldn't Trade for Ubaldo Jimenez

    The title of this slide show may lead many to believe that I am not a fan of Ubaldo Jimenez. That couldn't be further from the truth. I think Jimenez is a very talented young pitcher...

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  16. 2011 NFL Free Agency: Can the Jets Afford Santonio Holmes and Nnamdi Asomugha?

    With the lockout finally over, it's time to talk free agency. The Jets have many key free agents to sign, but it's assumed that Braylon Edwards , Antonio Cromartie and Brad Smith will land elsewhere due to cap constraints...

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  17. MLB: Bold Second Half Predictions for Every Division the Baseball

    As the second half of the MLB season begins, four of the six divisions have at least one team within a game of the leader and the other two, the NL East and NL West, are separated by no more than three-and-a-half games...

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  18. New York Knicks: Should Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire Play Overseas?

    After reports surfaced that Deron Williams has a deal in place to play in Turkey if the NBA lockout doesn't end before next season, similar rumors swirled around Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony ...

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  19. New York Yankees: Is Phil Hughes Giving the Team Reason to Worry?

    Phil Hughes got off to a shaky start in his return to the mound Wednesday, but was that not to be expected? Hughes walked Michael Brantley, the first batter he faced, and then allowed two singles, the second scoring Brantley...

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  20. New York Yankees: Should Derek Jeter Bat Ninth When He Returns from the DL?

    Since Derek Jeter went on the 15-day DL with a strained right calf, all the Yankees have done is go 10-3 without their captain...

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  21. NBA Draft 2011: What To Make of New York Knicks' Pick of Iman Shumpert?

    The Knicks surprised everybody last night by drafting Georgia Tech guard Iman Shumpert . As an avid college basketball fan and somebody who follows the sport almost religiously, ...

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  22. 2011 NBA Draft Lottery: How Far Will Kemba Walker Fall?

    With the NBA Draft set for tomorrow night, the lottery is still littered with much uncertainty. Even Cleveland 's decision at the top isn't a 100 percent certainty just yet...

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  23. Phil Hughes: 5 Reasons His Healthy Return Makes Yankees AL East Front Runner

    After two months of recovery from dead arm, Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes pitched his first rehab start at Single-A on Sunday. His impending return could not have come at a better time for New York, as it sits 1...

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  24. 2011 U.S. Open: Rory McIlroy on the Fast Track to Being the Next Tiger Woods

    At the Masters in April, Rory McIlroy had a four-stroke lead heading into Sunday. But the 21-year-old suffered through one of the worst final-round collapses in major history, shooting an 80 and losing by 10 strokes...

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  25. Plaxico Burress Is Back: 5 Teams That Could Use Former New York Giants Receiver

    Former Super Bowl hero Plaxico Burress was released from jail today after spending just over 20 months behind bars serving a gun charge. Whether you agreed with his incarceration or not, there's no denying the opportunity he's now presented with...

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