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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Top 10 Sports Figures Who Should Have Kept Their Mouths Shut In 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the top 10 figures in the sporting world who would have been far better off avoiding Twitter, taking the high road, or playing the quiet game

12/24/2013

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Hartnett: NHL Stars Bolting For Europe, Expecting Long Lockout

Some of the NHL’s biggest stars are rushing to Europe with no end to the lockout in sight.

09/18/2012

Ilya Kovalchuk of the New Jersey Devils shoots against Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Local NHL Stars Preparing For Potential Lockout

Top NHL stars are making plans in the event of a lockout. A cancellation of the 2012-13 NHL season would ruin many great storylines.

08/30/2012

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Hartnett: Dominant First Line Could Put Rangers Over The Top

An ignited top line could be the final ingredient needed for the Rangers to make a deep playoff run.

WFAN–03/28/2012

John Tortorella (credit: Len Redkoles/Getty Images), Joe Thornton (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Tortorella Fires Back At ‘Classless’ Comments, Says Joe Thornton Should ‘Shut Up’

We were beginning to wonder when the Rangers would respond to the bulletin board material fired off by San Jose Sharks captain Joe Thornton on Monday night.

WFAN–11/02/2011

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B&C Morning Show: Keyshawn Johnson Follows Boomer Esiason Closely

Before Boomer talked about Keyshawn Johnson’s obsession with him, we heard from Rangers head coach John Tortorella, as he sounded off on Sharks captain Joe Thornton, who took a shot at Tort’s team, calling the Blueshirts ‘the softest team we played on the trip.’

WFAN–11/02/2011

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Islanders Look To End Nightmare Streak Vs. Sharks

After losing three of four, the San Jose Sharks are looking to get back on track. Joe Thornton’s return from suspension should help, as should facing the New York Islanders.

WFAN–11/11/2010

San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) scores past New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur (30) as San Jose Sharks right wing Dany Heatley (15) assists in the first period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Schwei On Ice: An October To Forget For Devils

The Devils finished the month of October with a record of 3-8-1. The seven points are the third-lowest total ever in the season’s opening month since the club moved to New Jersey back in 1982.

WFAN–11/03/2010

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Devils Look To Shake Off Sluggish Start

The New Jersey Devils have high-priced talent and one of the best goaltenders in history. That hasn’t translated into them looking like an Eastern Conference contender yet.

WFAN–10/27/2010