1. Nets vs. Mavericks: Unmemorable Return to Dallas for Avery Johnson, Devin Harris

    It has been 10 seasons since the New Jersey Nets won a game in Dallas. That streak will continue as the Nets lost 102-89 to the Mavericks. Avery Johnson returned to Dallas where he coached for four seasons...

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  2. New York Mets: Rallying Behind Carlos Beltran

    Let me start this post off by saying that when the offseason first started, I was firmly in the camp that suggested a Beltran trade, no matter how much money the Mets had to eat of his contract...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 3 years ago 749 reads 7 comments

  3. Nets vs. Hawks: Josh Smith, Hawks Soar As Nets Lose Again

    Coming off an ugly loss in Boston, the New Jersey Nets dropped their eighth straight road game as they lost to the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night, 116-101, at Philips Arena. The Nets fell to 6-16 on the season...

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  4. New York Mets: Remembering Mike Piazza

    The Mets are looking at Ronny Paulino to back-up Josh Thole, which would form the catching tandem for the 2011 season...

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  5. New York Mets: Can They Do a Lot With a Little?

    We've all heard the reports that say the Mets only have $5 million to spend this offseason. I don't know who said it or their source, but it does make sense since the team has over $130 million committed to its current club...

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  6. NFL Rankings: Playoff Outlook for the New York Giants

    12 games down, four to go. The Giants sit tied atop the NFC East heading into the final quarter of the season...

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  7. New Jersey Nets vs. Charlotte Bobcats: Ugly OT Leads Nets to Third Straight Loss

    In another comeback effort wasted by the Nets, New Jersey lost a 91-84 contest on the road against the Charlotte Bobcats in overtime. It was their second straight overtime game and drops them to 6-14 on the year...

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  8. New York Mets 2011 Bullpen Options

    While the Mets starting rotation will likely contain several question marks, the bullpen appears to be a revolving door at this point...

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  9. Brook Lopez Scores 36, Devin Harris Injured in Nets Loss To Resurgent Knicks

    If there was one word to describe this game, it would be “offense." The New York Knicks defeated the New Jersey Nets 111-100 at Madison Square Garden in their first of four meetings...

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  10. Devin Harris Lifts Nets to Defeat Portland Trailblazers, 92-89

    Finally. The New Jersey Nets were able to hold on late to secure a victory. The Nets battled to a 98-96 win over the tenacious Portland Trailblazers tonight...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 3 years ago 242 reads 1 comments

  11. New Jersey Nets vs. Philadelphia 76ers: A 'Holiday' in Philadelphia

    The New Jersey Nets have now lost five of their last six games and fell apart in the fourth quarter in their 102-86 road loss to the Philadelphia 76ers . The Nets are now 5-11 on the season...

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  12. Back To Bay-Sics: Will New York Mets Left Fielder Rebound in 2011?

    On December 29, 2009, the Mets and free agent outfielder Jason Bay agreed to a four-year, $66 million deal with a fifth year vesting option that could bring the deal over the $80 million plateau...

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  13. New Jersey Nets Vs. Boston Celtics: Another Solid Effort Results in Nets Loss

    Despite a hard fought effort, the New Jersey Nets lost their 10th game of the year against the Boston Celtics 89-83 at the TD Garden. The story of the night was "The Diesel...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about over 3 years ago 147 reads 2 comments

  14. New York Mets: Dissecting The Hiring of Terry Collins

    Though the "decision" did not have as much hype as that of LeBron James' over the summer, it's official: Terry Collins is the 20th manager in New York Mets team history. As a fan, I find myself cautiously optimistic about this hiring...

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  15. New Jersey Nets vs. Denver Nuggets: Brook Lopez, Nets Drop a Tough One

    The New Jersey Nets finished off their road trip at 1-3 as they dropped a heartbreaker to the Denver Nuggets 107-103. The Nets have now lost three straight games and will try to rebound when they head back home...

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  16. New Jersey Nets vs. Sacramento Kings: Tyreke Evans Unstoppable in Win over Nets

    At Arco Arena in Sacramento, the New Jersey Nets lost to the Sacramento Kings 86-81 on the third game of their western road trip. The Nets falls to 4-8 on the season while the Kings improve to 4-7 and snap their six-game losing streak...

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  17. New York Mets: Life After the Selection of a New Manager

    So it looks like the Mets will have a new manager sometime before Thanksgiving. The four candidates have completed the second round of interviews in an attempt to secure a position that will be heavily scrutinized over the next season...

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  18. New Jersey Nets vs. Utah Jazz: Deron Williams, Paul Millsap Power Past Nets

    In their second game of an all-important four game West Coast road swing, the New Jersey Nets dropped a tough one to the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City, 98-88...

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  19. New Jersey Nets vs. LA Clippers: Devin Harris Ejected, Nets Offense Explodes

    Last night at Staples Center, the New Jersey Nets earned their fourth win of the season as they defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 110-96. The Clippers fall to 1-10 on the season and are sorely missing Baron Davis and Chris Kaman...

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  20. New York Mets Have Some Work To Do To Improve Public Image

    The following clip from Family Guy last Sunday pretty much sums up the last few seasons for the Mets . While I don't mind my favorite show poking fun at my favorite team, it makes me wonder what non-Mets fans think about our team...

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  21. Javier Vazquez: New York Mets Should Take a Chance

    Oh Javier Vazquez, what happened to you? Such a promising young talent with the Montreal Expos who turned in quality starts against the Mets time after time. You know what happened? The Yankees happened...

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  22. Kris Humphries: New Jersey Nets Version of 'The Beast'

    We all remember the movie, The Sandlot . All the kids are terrified of "The Beast," but the dog turns out to have been a good guy all along. Well, in the early going of the season, Kris Humphries has played the part of The Beast for the Nets ...

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  23. New York Mets: Is Breaking Up the Core the Right Option?

    One of the initial challenges that Sandy Alderson will face as the news Mets GM will involve the decision to either hold tight with the talent the Mets have or break up the core of players and basically start fresh...

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  24. Hisanori Takahashi, R.A. Dickey: Are 2-Year Deals Too Long?

    Two bright spots on an otherwise bleak 2010 Mets squad were pitchers Hisanori Takahashi and Robert Alan Dickey. Both are free-agent eligible, with the deadline to negotiate with Takahashi fast approaching...

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  25. New York Mets: Clint Hurdle, Chip Hale and Managing in General

    In the words of Howie Rose, "Put it in the books" when it comes to Sandy Alderson as the new GM for the Amazin's. GM: check. Now the focus will turn to who will take the helm as the team's next manager...

    Jim Mancari Written by Jim Mancari about almost 4 years ago 639 reads 14 comments