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Rob Manfred (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Open To Eliminating Defensive Shifts

“The second set of changes that I would look at is related, and that relates to injecting additional offense in the game,” Manfred told ESPN. “For example, things like eliminating shifts. I would be open to those sorts of ideas.”

01/26/2015

Nick Mangold (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Bill Belichick (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images), Sheldon Richardson (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Jets’ Richardson, Mangold Not Least Bit Surprised Pats Caught Up In ‘Deflate-Gate’

As far as some of the Jets see it, the underinflated footballs saga is just the Patriots being the Patriots.

01/26/2015

Team Irvin wide receiver Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants hauls in a pass over Team Carter cornerback Antonio Cromartie #31 of the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of the 2015 Pro Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 25, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Odell Beckham Jr. Reveals He Played Rookie Season With 2 Hamstring Tears

Beckham Jr. had a rookie season for the ages. In just 12 games, the All-Pro caught 91 passes for 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns.

01/26/2015

A view from radio row at Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona. (Photo by Jerry Recco/WFAN)

Palladino: Scandal! Drama! Busy Super Bowl Week Offers Plenty For Everybody

We’ll get some football, too, as there’s a nice little confrontation brewing between New England quarterback Tom Brady and Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman.

01/26/2015

Langston Galloway and the New York Knicks celebrate a win over the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center on January 21, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: What’s Gotten Into The Knicks?

As Knicks Nation went into a panic about potentially losing the worst record in the league and the most ping-pong balls in May, the team was quietly playing a little bit more like a cohesive unit.

01/26/2015

Kevin Garnett (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: With Playoff Hopes Fading, Nets Need To Stop Giving KG Days Off

Something has always bugged me about Kevin Garnett’s tenure here. He is getting paid $12 million this season. To play, not to dispense advice from the sidelines.

01/26/2015

(Credit: The New York Best Wings Festival)

Schwartz: What’s A Super Bowl Party Without Buffalo Wings?

Let’s face it: It’s not “Super Sunday” without Buffalo wings!

01/26/2015

Umpire Carl Paganelli holds a ball after a play during the 2015 AFC Championship game between the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., on Jan. 18, 2015. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Sports Often Emulate Life — Many Lie, Cheat And Steal

When I initially read about the deflated footballs a few hours after the AFC Championship game last Sunday, I smiled and shook my head. “Belichick! … Again,” I said to myself. I sounded like Jerry Seinfeld grunting, “Newman!”

01/25/2015

Trey Burke #3 of the Utah Jazz handles the ball against Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets during the game on January 24, 2015 at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hayward Has 24 As Jazz Roll Over Reeling Nets 108-73

Gordon Hayward scored 24 points and Trey Burke had 19 as the Utah Jazz rolled to a 108-73 win over the reeling Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.

01/24/2015

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick talks to the media during a press conference to address the under inflation of footballs used in the AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Belichick On Under-Inflated Balls: ‘We Try To Do Everything Right’

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is defending the way his team preps its game balls and said his team earned its spot in the Super Bowl fairly.

01/24/2015

Carmelo Anthony  (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: If You’re A Sports Fan, It’s Better To Be A Bostonian Than A New Yorker

Beyond our native hubris, do we have absolutely anything to be proud of? Do we have any hardihood on the hardwood, diamond or gridiron?

01/23/2015

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images); Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Silverman: Once All Of This Nonsense Stops, Super Bowl XLIX Should Be A Battle Royale

If the Patriots can put the hangover of this scandal behind them, this could actually be one of the most memorable Super Bowls of them all.

01/23/2015

John Tavares (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Tavares On WFAN: Islanders Are In No Way Satisfied Following Great First Half

John Tavares has a message for the fans invading arenas all over the East Coast to support the Islanders: We hear you loud and clear.

01/23/2015

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman looks on during Carlos Beltran's introductory press conference at Yankee Stadium on Dec. 20, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Alleged Ex-Mistress Of Yankees GM Files Lawsuit, Claims He Hacked Into Her Email

Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman has more to worry about than just upcoming spring training– he’s being sued by his alleged ex-mistress.

01/23/2015