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Islanders Blank Stars In Doug Weight’s Debut As Interim Head CoachJohn Tavares scored in the first and third periods Thursday night and Thomas Greiss earned his second straight shutout as the New York Islanders won Doug Weight's debut as interim head coach.
Lundqvist Stops 23 As Rangers Skate To Win Over Maple LeafsMichael Grabner scored two third-period goals, Brady Skjei scored a goal and added an assist, and the New York Rangers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Thursday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Rose Provides Late Edge, But Knicks Can’t Hold Lead In Loss To WizardsJohn Wall scored 29 points and recorded 13 assists for his 25th double-double of the season, leading the Washington Wizards to a 113-110 win over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.
N.J. Community That Lost Young Athlete To Cancer Will Host Wrestling FundraiserIn his nine years of life, Chase Ryan Olsen left a lasting mark. Now, his community is coming together for a fundraiser in the form of a wresting meet.
LISTEN: Brendan Brown Discusses Knicks, Anthony Playing Power ForwardAre the Knicks really better off as a whole with Carmelo Anthony at power forward?
Mike Francesa: 'Steroid Stars' Still Face Extremely Long Hall Of Fame OddsFor the first time, Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds finished on the north side of 50 percent in baseball Hall of Fame voting.
Yankees Headed To Arbitration With BetancesThe New York Yankees plan to go to salary arbitration with reliever Dellin Betances, which would be the team's first hearing in nearly a decade.
Raiders Vegas-Bound? Looking More And More Like ItThe Oakland Raiders have filed paperwork to move to Las Vegas.
The True Story Of How AJ Styles Signed With WWEWWE finally recognized that AJ Styles, widely viewed as a phenomenal wrestling talent, was worth more than a developmental deal.

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Boomer & Carton Podcast & MOTD: Jan. 19, 2017Thursday's highly anticipated "Moment of the Day" left Craig scratching his bald head.
Boomer & Carton: Jerry Delivers The Update GoodsIf there was ever a Hall of Fame for update anchors, Jerry Recco would easily get the votes needed for induction.
Boomer & Carton: Chris Simms Sits In For The BoomsCraig had Chris Simms by his side on Thursday and they got things started by talking about the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Christie Says He's Turned Down Several Jobs In Trump Admin Because Wife Won't Move To DCNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he has turned down several jobs in the Trump administration because his wife refuses to move to Washington.

Best Of Mike Francesa

LISTEN: Brendan Brown Discusses Knicks, Anthony Playing Power ForwardAre the Knicks really better off as a whole with Carmelo Anthony at power forward?
Mike Francesa: 'Steroid Stars' Still Face Extremely Long Hall Of Fame OddsFor the first time, Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds finished on the north side of 50 percent in baseball Hall of Fame voting.
LISTEN: Andrew Miller Discusses His Memorable 2016 Ride With Yankees, IndiansThe left-handed relief pitcher was dealt to the Cleveland Indians, who came within a hair of winning the world championship, falling to the Cubs in extra innings of a classic World Series Game 7.
Rob Manfred On WFAN: Defensive Shifts Out Of Control, But Don't Expect Rules ChangesBaseball commissioner Rob Manfred is not exactly a fan of the growing number of defensive shifts in his sport, but he's reluctant to push for any drastic changes to address it.

Giants

Adrian Peterson Interested In Playing For Giants In 2017The four-time All-Pro running back is set to count $18 million against the Vikings' salary cap. Peterson will turn 32 before next season and is coming off a year in which a knee injury limited him to just three games.
Keidel: Giants Trending Upward With Plenty Of Money Still To SpendIn the week after a playoff loss, folks scramble for scapegoats, excuses and are just generally prone to panic.
LISTEN: Ben McAdoo Tells WFAN He's Already Working To Fix Giants' OffenseWhile the defense excelled, especially over the second half of the season, the offense sputtered, ranking 25th in the NFL in yards and 26th in points.
Palladino: Pierre-Paul Should Be Giants' Top Priority This OffseasonEven after putting together an impressive, though shortened, season with 7 1/2 fingers, Jason Pierre-Paul knows what he’s worth. The question now is whether Jerry Reese is familiar with that number.

Jets

Trump Taps Jets Owner Woody Johnson As Ambassador To UKJets owner Woody Johnson is hopping the pond to become the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.
Jets Hire Former Rams Assistant Dennard Wilson As DBs CoachWilson replaces Joe Danna on Todd Bowles' staff, which has five other vacancies, including offensive coordinator after Chan Gailey retired after the season.
No Purge Yet -- Jets Re-Sign Right Guard Winters To 4-Year DealThe New York Jets are off to a quick start in what's expected to be a busy offseason.
Palladino: Circus Lovers Will Still Have The Jets To Keep Them HappyThose who still crave the clown hijinks, high-wire daring and animal acts that became a staple of “The Greatest Show on Earth” need only buy a ducat or two for the 2017 edition of the “Worst Show in the NFL.”

Yankees

Yankees Headed To Arbitration With BetancesThe New York Yankees plan to go to salary arbitration with reliever Dellin Betances, which would be the team's first hearing in nearly a decade.
Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez, Jeff Bagwell Elected To Baseball Hall Of FameTim Raines' long wait for the Hall of Fame is finally over, and he'll be joined in Cooperstown by Jeff Bagwell and Ivan Rodriguez.
LISTEN: Andrew Miller Discusses His Memorable 2016 Ride With Yankees, IndiansThe left-handed relief pitcher was dealt to the Cleveland Indians, who came within a hair of winning the world championship, falling to the Cubs in extra innings of a classic World Series Game 7.
Alex Rodriguez Hosting CNBC Pilot Helping Financially Troubled AthletesThe former Yankee is set to host a reality TV show pilot focusing on helping former pro athletes in financial trouble.
Sweeny: Mussina's Hall Case Strengthening; Posada In Danger Of Falling Off BallotMike Mussina’s case has been gaining steam, and even though he will, in all likelihood, fall short this time, his day in the sun will be coming.

Mets

Palladino: Mets Keeping Bruce Wouldn't Be A Tragic ManeuverBy the time the Mets start playing spring training games in late February, Jay Bruce may well find himself in another uniform. Then again, he may not.
Kallet: Comparing Mets, Nationals Heading Into 2017These two teams are expected to battle it out for the division title all season long. The Mets and Nationals have far more talent than the Marlins, Braves and Phillies, so the NL East figures to be a two-team race.
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Harvey, DeGrom, Reed, D'ArnaudThe Mets reached 11th-hour deals Friday to avoid arbitration with starting pitchers Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom, reliever Addison Reed and catcher Travis d'Arnaud.
Duda, Mets Agree On $7.25M Contract, Avoid ArbitrationThe Mets and Lucas Duda have avoided arbitration after they agreed on a one-year contract Thursday worth $7.25 million.
Mets Don't Offer Tebow Invite To Spring TrainingTim Tebow needs a lot more work. That's what the Mets think after they decided to not invite the NFL quarterback-turn-baseball outfielder to spring training.

Knicks

Rose Provides Late Edge, But Knicks Can’t Hold Lead In Loss To WizardsJohn Wall scored 29 points and recorded 13 assists for his 25th double-double of the season, leading the Washington Wizards to a 113-110 win over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.
LISTEN: Brendan Brown Discusses Knicks, Anthony Playing Power ForwardAre the Knicks really better off as a whole with Carmelo Anthony at power forward?
Derrick Rose Matches Season High, Knicks Beat Celtics For 3rd Win In 14 GamesDerrick Rose matched his season high with 30 points, and the slumping New York Knicks beat the Boston Celtics 117-106 on Wednesday night.

Nets

DeRozan, Joseph Dominate As Raptors Top NetsThe Toronto backcourt led the way as the Raptors handed Brooklyn their eleventh straight loss.
Lichtenstein: Atkinson Stands By Nets’ System, Even If It Won’t Succeed With Current RosterHe has acknowledged many times that his team will “embrace the 3-point shot” no matter who takes them or how early in the shot clock, so long as those attempts are uncontested.
Nets' Woes Continue In Blowout Loss To RocketsJames Harden's triple-double proved too much to handle for the hapless Nets,

Devils

Lichtenstein: Youth Served Devils Well On Successful Road TripThe Devils coach sure can make something out of nothing. And with New Jersey reeling due to injuries and inconsistencies, he may have resurrected his team from the dead.
Beau Bennett's Late Goal Lifts Devils Over WildThe right winger scored with less than three minutes remaining to carry New Jersey over Minnesota in an unexpected 4-3 victory Tuesday night.
Schwei's Devils Notes: New Jersey No Stranger To OvertimeThe New Jersey Devils have gone 2-0-1 on their current four-game Western Conference road trip, with one game remaining Tuesday night in Minnesota against the Wild, the top team in the Conference.

Rangers

Lundqvist Stops 23 As Rangers Skate To Win Over Maple LeafsMichael Grabner scored two third-period goals, Brady Skjei scored a goal and added an assist, and the New York Rangers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Thursday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Hartnett: Rangers' Klein Knows His Game Must Improve ASAPKevin Klein has heard the chatter. The 32-year-old defenseman is fully aware that he's not playing up to expectations and understands that his minutes must be earned.
Rangers' Kreider Fined For Hitting Stars' Eakin With HelmetNew York Rangers forward Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000 for ripping off Dallas Stars forward Cody Eakin's helmet and hitting him in the head with it during a fight.

Islanders

Islanders Blank Stars In Doug Weight’s Debut As Interim Head CoachJohn Tavares scored in the first and third periods Thursday night and Thomas Greiss earned his second straight shutout as the New York Islanders won Doug Weight's debut as interim head coach.
Islanders' Weight On Task Ahead: 'We're Going To Play The Right Way'Doug Weight knows it won't be easy for the New York Islanders to get back in the playoff race, but the interim coach is preaching a simple approach in taking it one game at a time with half the season remaining.
Schwartz: Next Coach Question Is Just Tip Of The Iceberg For IslandersOne could certainly nitpick about the timing of the Islanders firing head coach Jack Capuano on Tuesday.

NYCFC

NYCFC Buys 3rd Overall Pick In MLS Draft, Takes Akron ForwardNew York City FC didn't wait long to make a splash at Friday's MLS SuperDraft.
‘Soccer In The City’ Podcast: Quiet NYCFC Offseason So FarThe guys also discuss the roster for the U.S. men's national team's January camp, the U.S. women's national team and development issues.
‘Soccer In The City’ Podcast: MLS Season Is In The BooksIn the latest episode of the “Soccer in the City” podcast, hosts Tom Kolker, Glenn Crooks and Roberto Abramowitz give their thoughts on the MLS Cup, NYCFC acquisition Sean Johnson and the MLS expansion draft.

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