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J.R. Smith: I’m Tired of Being Told I’m an Inconsistent Player and I Wanted to Change That

Monday, April 8th, 2013

J.R. Smith is playing the best basketball of his career -- just ask the Knicks shooting guard. He admitted as much this past week. Smith is finally driving to the lane and drawing fouls. The strong play of Carmelo Anthony and Smith have fueled the Knicks' current win streak, which ...

Rob Gronkowski Says He Would Be Accepting of a Gay Player on the Patriots

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Rob Gronkowski has quite the reputation in the NFL. Not only is he known as someone who likes to have a good time, party and take his shirt off while dancing on tables but he is also one of the premier tight ends in the game. He's also had a ...

Mariano Rivera Says Nothing Will Change His Mind About Retirement

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Mariano Rivera decided last spring that 2012 would be his final season in Major League Baseball. After he tore his ACL last May, it looked his final chapter would have anything but a happy ending. A cloud of uncertainty hovered over the Big Apple as Rivera contemplated his future. He ...

Rick Nash is Becoming Comfortable in the Rangers’ System, Believes it’s the Players’ Option to Wear Visors on Their Helmets

Monday, March 11th, 2013

The Marc Staal injury reopened the debate on players wearing visors in the NHL. It's been the hot topic in professional hockey for the past week. Rick Nash is wishing Staal a speedy recovery. He has seven third-period goals this season and is putting the Rangers on his back right now. ...

Hall-Of-Fame Coach Larry Brown on Conference Realignment in College Sports: “It’s Terrible”

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Hall-Of-Fame coach Larry Brown has made stops everywhere, both in the NBA and in college basketball. His latest stop, SMU, is a surprising one for the 72-year-old. The Mustangs haven't ever been relevant in basketball, they play in an incredibly out-dated arena and they haven't been to the NCAA Tournament ...

Dwight Howard Says Just Sitting Down In a Chair Causes His Legs to Go Numb

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Since he was acquired by the Lakers this offseason, the expectations for Dwight Howard and Los Angeles went through the roof. Unfortunately to this point they haven't been met.  Howard's first season in Hollywood has been a bit of a nightmare. Not only are the Lakers still on the outside ...

John Tortorella on NHL Lockout Ending: “We’re Really Anxious; We’re not Trying to do too Much in a Short Period of Time”

Friday, January 11th, 2013

After 113 days of enduring a long and frustrating lockout, John Tortorella is anxious to start the NHL season when it likely returns in a week and a half. With a shortened 48-game season comes unpredictability, but the Rangers head coach isn't going to make excuses for his team. Tortorella ...

Tyson Chandler Says Kevin Garnett Crossed the Line With Carmelo Anthony

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The New York Knicks brought Tyson Chandler to the Big Apple in the summer of 2011 to be the team's linchpin on defense and their enforcer. That's exactly what he has been. Chandler, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, has brought a toughness back to the Knicks that had ...

D’Brickashaw Ferguson: “The season wasn’t as we expected. We had high hopes. We just couldn’t get it done.”

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

The New York Jets put the finishing touches on a disappointing 6-10 season with a 28-9 loss to the Buffalo Bills last Sunday. On Monday Jets owner Woody Johnson announced the firing of GM Mike Tannenbaum, but head coach Rex Ryan will remain as head coach. One of the cornerstone players ...

Osi Umenyiora On Playing For Giants Next Year: “It was a great run. Now is probably time to move on.”

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Osi Umenyiora appears to be bracing for life without the New York Giants. The defensive end has played his entire 10-year career with the G-Men. He wants to start at defensive end and not play just on passing downs. He may not have that opportunity with the Giants any longer as ...