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Sore Carmelo Anthony Might Be Forced To Miss All-Star Game At MSG

“I won’t even try to force it. Even though the game will be in New York and I’d love to play in front of that crowd, if I can’t go, I can’t go.”


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Yankees Pitcher Ivan Nova Hopes To Throw Off A Mound Soon

The 28-year-old right-hander threw from 120 feet on flat ground Tuesday at the Yankees’ minor league complex and appears on track to rejoin the team by June.


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Melo Tweaks Knee, Says He’s ‘Getting Closer’ To Shutting It Down

Carmelo Anthony left in the fourth quarter to get his left knee re-taped, the team said, but never returned — and in the locker room afterward, showed signs of frustration.


Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees walks back to the dugout after pitching the first inning of a simulated game on September 15, 2014 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rothschild: Offseason Reports On Tanaka’s Elbow Have Been Positive

“So far he’s felt good,” Rothschild said Monday at the Yankees’ minor league complex. “He’s had a good winter.”


Henrik Lundqvist makes a save against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum on April 13, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Lundqvist Expects To Return From Neck Injury Before Playoffs

Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist expressed hope he would return from a throat-area injury before the start of the playoffs.


Michael Grabner #40 of the New York Islanders in action against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on February 5, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Banged-Up Islanders Place Forward Michael Grabner On Injured Reserve

Injuries are suddenly catching up to the New York Islanders, who ruled out three regulars before their win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.


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Injured Deron Williams To Miss Remainder Of Nets’ Road Trip

The Brooklyn Nets say Deron Williams’ injured rib will sideline the point guard for the remainder of their three-game road trip.


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Reggie Miller: ‘Selfish’ Carmelo Anthony Needs To Shut It Down

“The team is tanking, and to have a guy just to represent your organization, I have a problem with that. You have to take care of yourself and your body long-term. Shut it down now.”


J.T. Miller #10 of the New York Rangers skates with the puck during NHL action against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on December 13, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Stepan Injury Thrusts J.T. Miller Into The Spotlight

Through 20 games, Miller has scored five goals and collected five assists. That’s solid production for a player who has mostly been getting bottom-six minutes.


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Nets’ Deron Williams Still Sore, Doesn’t Know When He’ll Return

Williams was diagnosed with fractured left rib cartilage last week and the Nets said he would be reevaluated later this week.


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Nets Guard Deron Williams Out Indefinitely With Left Rib Fracture

The Nets said Thursday that an MRI revealed a fracture of the cartilage portion of the left 12th rib and that Williams will be evaluated in a week. There is no timetable for his return.


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Carmelo Anthony Leaves Game Against Blazers With Sore Left Knee

Carmelo Anthony left the New York Knicks’ game at Portland on Sunday night with a sore left knee.


Center Nick Mangold #74 of the New York Jets is carted off the field after an injury against the New England Patriots during a game at MetLife Stadium on December 21, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Nick Mangold, Percy Harvin Will Be Game-Time Decisions For Jets’ Season Finale

New York Jets Pro Bowl center Nick Mangold and wide receiver Percy Harvin will likely be game-time decisions for the season finale against the Dolphins in Miami because of injuries.


Wide receiver Odell Beckham #13 of the New York Giants celebrates with wide receiver Victor Cruz #80 after scoring a 15-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Falcons during their game at MetLife Stadium on October 5, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Victor Cruz Excited To Form Dynamic Duo With Odell Beckham Jr.

Watching rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. running past and around opponents is fueling Victor Cruz’s comeback from knee surgery.


Wide receiver Jeff Mahel #88 of the Philadelphia Eagles catches a pass with safety Rontez Miles #45 of the New York Jets defending on the play in the preseason game on August 28, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Evan Habeeb/Getty Images)

Jets Safety Rontez Miles Undergoes Emergency Surgery On Right Leg

Rontez Miles’ season debut for the New York Jets never made it to game day.