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Knicks’ Jeremy Lin Holding Out Hope For Game 4 Return Against Miami

When Jeremy Lin went down with a knee injury, Iman Shumpert stepped up for the Knicks. Now the injured Lin could be called on to step up — again — and spark New York.


Rangers-Senators Game 4

Somers’ Monologue: Hey Rangers, Where’s The Late Hustle?

You could smell the overtime loss coming. All of the aggressiveness, all the momentum, all the energy shifted to Ottawa.


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Holland Tops Pujols, Cardinals; Rangers Tie World Series At 2

On Sunday night, Derek Holland kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark — and the Texas Rangers in this World Series.


Ivan Nova, A.J. Burnett

Burn, Baby, Burn! Yankees’ A.J. Burnett Finds Redemption In Motor City

With the season on the line, the Yankees sent A.J. Burnett to the mound and hoped for the best. New York’s $82.5 million enigma came through when his team needed him most.


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ALDS Game 4: Yankees’ Season Hinges On Inconsistent A.J. Burnett

Most Yankees fans see it as a worst-case scenario: New York needs embattled starter A.J. Burnett to help them avoid elimination.


Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas celebrates his shutout with teammate Johnny Boychuk (55) at the end of Game 4 of NHL hockey Stanley Cup finals against the Vancouver Canucks, Wednesday, June 8, 2011, in Boston. The Bruins won 4-0 and the series is now tied at 2-2. (credit: AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

Bruins Rout Canucks In Game 4, Even Stanley Cup Finals

After two dominant games in Boston, the Bruins are halfway to winning a bigger, shinier prize. The Stanley Cup.


Marcus Johansson #90 and John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals celebrate with their teammates after Johansson scored a goal in the thrid period to tie the game 3-3 as Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers skates by in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 20, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Monzo Minor: Rangers’ Collapse The Lowest Of Lows

It’s hard to really point the finger at what went wrong at MSG last night. During the first two periods, the Rangers did all the right things to win. Then the 3rd period happened.


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MSG, Rangers Fans: Ready To Get Loud For Capitals’ Boudreau?

The Rangers had the fewest home wins of the 16 teams in the Stanley Cup playoffs, and Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau says MSG isn’t overly loud and intimidating. The first part is true, the second is open to debate.


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Selig: Expanded Postseason Under Serious Consideration

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig gave his strongest indication yet that two extra wild-card teams will be added to the playoffs for 2012.


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Giants’ Defense Puts On A Clinic In Game 4

If the Giants go on to capture the franchise’s first championship in 56 years, and first since the club moved West from New York in 1958, Freddy Sanchez’s defense will be a big reason.


Aubrey Huff #17 of the San Francisco Giants hits a 2-run home run in the top of the third inning against the Texas Rangers in Game Four of the 2010 MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 31, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Huff: Series Homer Against Hometown Team ‘Surreal’

Aubrey Huff remembers going to about 100 Texas Rangers game at this ballpark and its predecessor, rooting for Nolan Ryan to strike everyone out and for Juan Gonzalez to launch homers into the cheap seats.


Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees is helped off of the field by Manager Joe Girardi and a trainer after hurting himself while playing against the Texas Rangers in Game Four of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 19, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Remove Injured Teixeira From Roster

Mark Teixeira’s season is over. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said before Game 5 Wednesday that Teixeira is being replaced on the roster by Eduardo Nunez.


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B&C Show Blog & Audio: Yankees Fans for Rangers

The Yankees gave the ball to A.J. Burnett last night with the hopes that he could salvage his dreadful season and at the same time even their series with the Texas Rangers. The result was rather predictable.


A.J. Burnett gives up a back-breaking home run to Bengie Molina (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) as Joe Girardi looks on (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images).

Keidel: One Pitch And A Twitch

One pitch. A pitch that zigged when it should have zagged, as it should have, as it had to, morphing into a microcosm of A.J. Burnett’s career and framing the unbending illogic of his bosses.


Bengie Molina #11 of the Texas Rangers hits a three-run home run in the top of the sixth inning against A.J. Burnett #34 of the New York Yankees  in Game Four of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 19, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Kallas Remarks: Failing Baseball 101

It’s beyond stupid. Joe Girardi, maybe thinking it was a Little League game or a Tuesday night game in Kansas City in May, defied Baseball 101 and decided to put the go-ahead run on base.