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Dee Milliner Isn’t Worried About Replacing Darrelle Revis, Feels Comfortable in Rex Ryan’s Defense

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The New York Jets started their rebuilding process under new GM John Idzik by drafting defense in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft. A week after trading Darrelle Revis, the Jets used the No. 9 overall pick on Dee Milliner. The former Alabama cornerback was regarded as the best ...

Mike Woodson: We Must Withstand the First Hit and Control Our Emotions in Order to Win in Boston This Weekend

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The New York Knicks hold their first 2-0 series lead since 2000. Mike Woodson's squad has absolutely stifled the Celtics in the second halves of game's one and two of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, and look to continue that trend in Boston this weekend. It's been brutally difficult for Boston to ...

J.R. Smith is Honored to Win Sixth Man Award And Credits His Teammates for the Improvements in His Game

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

J.R. Smith is a changed man. The Knicks shooting guard came into this season being told he wasn't going to start, and that's when he decided to become a team player and change his attitude. All he did was average 18.1 points in 80 games, all off the bench. Smith had ...

Mike Woodson on Knicks Win Streak: “We’re in Desperate Times Right Now to Try to Win an NBA Title”

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

The Knicks have won 12 games in a row and are looking to clinch the franchise's first division title since 1994 this week. Mike Woodson is 68-32 in his first 100 regular-season games since replacing Mike D'Antoni last season, but he has bigger aspirations than just a division title. The Knicks head ...

David Garrard was Assured He will Compete for the Jets’ Starting Quarterback Job

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

David Garrard is getting another chance at a starting quarterback job. Last August the former longtime Jaguars starting quarterback was confident that he would be the starter in Miami, but he went down with an unfortunate knee injury during the preseason. The 35-year-old, who hasn’t played in a regular-season game since 2010, ...

Chauncey Billups: If Knicks Could Have Kept Me and Added Tyson Chandler They Would Have Won a Championship

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Chauncey Billups was the unfortunate beneficiary of the New York Knicks amnesty clause in December of 2011. New York acquired Tyson Chandler in a sign-and-trade as part of a three-team deal and Billups and his $14.2 million contract did not count against the Knicks' salary cap coming off the NBA ...

Mike Woodson: I Should Have Let Carmelo Anthony Sit Because He Asked Out Before His Injury

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

There's never a dull moment as Knicks head coach; Mike Woodson would agree with that. After surrendering a double-digit second half lead to the Miami Heat on Sunday, Woodson had another controversy brewing on Monday night in Cleveland. Carmelo Anthony fell and aggravated his right knee while the Knicks were ...

Curtis Granderson Didn’t Originally Believe that His Forearm was Broken, But is Now Looking at the Positives

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

This sure isn't the way the New York Yankees wanted to start spring training after a turbulent offseason. Alex Rodriguez underwent hip surgery and steroid allegations. The Bronx Bombers lost a ton of home run power by letting Nick Swisher, Eric Chavez, Raul Ibanez and Russell Martin go. Now the ...

Antonio Brown: There’s Some Awkwardness that I Got a New Contract and Mike Wallace Didn’t

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Antonio Brown and Mike Wallace complemented each other well as the Pittsburgh Steelers put together one of the NFL's better receiving tandems over the past two seasons. Now with free agency looming in a few weeks, it appears that Mike Wallace may be heading elsewhere. This is life in a salary-cap ...

Carmelo Anthony Expresses No Doubt that the New York Knicks Can Still Beat the Miami Heat

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

The New York Knicks are playing .500 basketball over their last 26 games and, with the NBA's oldest roster, may have needed the All-Star break to rest more than any other team. New York sits at 32-18 at the halfway point, in first place in the Atlantic Division. Carmelo Anthony is averaging ...