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Knicks Notebook: Landry Fields Gets Offer, Iman Shumpert Recovering

The Knicks still need to address their defense somehow. For that reason alone, Jared Jeffries might be brought back. If not, there are certainly some other defensive oriented role players available via free agency from which the Knicks can consider. Landry Fields (a restricted free agent) has an offer from the Toronto Raptors (3 years, […]

Jason Kidd Chooses Knicks, Jeremy Lin Gets Offer from Rockets

In a fairly surprising turn of events, future Hall of Fame free agent point guard Jason Kidd has agreed to sign with the New York Knicks – and not return to the Dallas Mavericks, a team he helped win a championship with in 2011. Kidd, 39, is expected to receive a three-year deal from New […]

Giants’ Hakeem Nicks Vows to Return Sooner Than Expected from Injury

The Giants have set a preliminary 12-week timetable for wideout Hakeem Nicks’ return following successful surgery on his right foot. Nicks broke the fifth metatarsal bone in his right foot during drills on the Giants’ second day of mini-camp last week. He is expected to sit out all of training camp and in all likelihood will miss all […]

Why Mike Woodson Should Be Back with Knicks

Coming off their first round playoff exit to the Miami Heat last week, an overmatched – and rather underachieving – Knicks squad begin looking forward to next year and the potential changes that will come this offseason. First and foremost, the Knicks need to address their coaching situation. Mike Woodson is expected to be have the interum tag […]

2012 NFL Mock Draft: Round 1

1. Colts: Andrew Luck – QB, Stanford Stating the obvious, Luck goes no. 1 where he’ll be expected to fill some H.O.F. size shoes in Indy. 2. Redskins: Robert Griffin III – QB, Baylor Finally, the nation’s capital have themselves a franchise quarterback to build around. 3. Buccaneers*: Trent Richardson – RB, Alabama    *(trades up from #5) Tampa Bay seems pretty eager […]

Yankees Noteback: Michael Pineda’s Setback, Andy Pettitte’s Progress

Michael Pineda had a setback as he experienced fatigue and soreness in his right-pitching shoulder 15 pitched into a minor league rehab appearance. He went through an advanced MRI on Monday and is expected to be shut down for an extended period of time.   Until an official prognosis of the injury is fully known, the Yankees cannot comment […]

Yankees Onto Texas After Sweep of Red Sox

The Yankees took care of business up in Boston this past weekend – defeating the Red Sox in dramatic fashion – both on Friday and Saturday afternoon. The third game of the series on Sunday night was postponed due to rain, but even the rain couldn’t bring any relief to the firestorm the Red Sox […]

Yankees Notebook: Back to the Bronx!

The Yankees took care of business in Baltimore, sweeping the Orioles after having been swept themselves at the hands of the Rays to begin the season. Now, one week into the season, the Yankees (3-3) head home and will open Yankee Stadium Friday afternoon for the first home game of the season to take on […]

Yankees Pitching Notes: Pettitte, Pineda Updates

Andy Pettitte pitched in a low level minor league game on Monday. He started and went three innings (32 pitches), allowing one earned run. They were encouraging results in all, as all reports were good following the outing. Pettitte is scheduled to start again on Sunday, and is expected to throw around 60 pitches as […]

2012 Yankees Face Stiff Competition from Other AL Contenders

This 2012 Yankees team certainly has the makings to be the best team in the game, but it won’t be easy after competition around the league has gotten more fierce: Detroit Tigers The Tigers, who of course beat the Yankees in the ALDS last season, improved their AL Central Division winning ballclub with the signing […]