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Michael Jordan (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Michael Jordan: In My Prime, I’d Beat LeBron James 1-On-1

“I don’t think I would lose,” Jordan said in the video, before smiling and adding, “Other than to Kobe Bryant because he steals all of my moves.”

10/01/2013

Metta World Peace (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Keidel: Knicks Are Assured Another Corporate Conundrum

The Knicks are a win-now team that just got someone whose prime was expended and expired in Los Angeles. Metta World Peace. Just feels funny saying it.

07/16/2013

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TTYM: Must-See RGIII Rap Video And Watch An NFL Rookie Run 25 MPH On A Treadmill

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. In this week’s That Thing You Missed, Kobe Bryant on Dwight Howard’s Departure, is this the fastest man in the NFL, what it looks like to catch a homerun with your head and […]

07/12/2013

Metta World Peace (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ron Artest Sr. Wants Son, Metta World Peace, To Finish His Career In N.Y.

If waived, World Peace, a La Salle Academy product and Queens native, would most likely seek a veteran contract worth $1.4 million.

07/10/2013

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sims: Athletes Recovering From Injury – Are They Set Up To Fail? Part I

it may be prudent to opt for surgery immediately after injury rather than take a wait-and-see-approach.

07/01/2013

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Tiger Tops Forbes’ List Of Highest-Paid Athletes; A-Rod Comes In At No. 18

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was tops among the 27 baseball players on the list and No. 18 overall with $30.3 million, although he is currently facing the possibility of a 100-game suspension.

06/06/2013

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Knicks Small Forward Carmelo Anthony Named To All-NBA Second Team

NBA scoring leader Carmelo Anthony led the second team, joined by guards Russell Westbrook and Tony Parker, center Marc Gasol and forward Blake Griffin.

05/23/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Mayweather Jr. Named Highest-Earning Athlete In America By SI; A-Rod, Johan Crack Top 15

Locally, the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez (out until after the All-Star break) came in at No. 9 and the Mets’ Johan Santana (out for the season) came in at No. 13. Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter (out until after the All-Star break) is No. 19.

05/15/2013

Jason Collins of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jason Collins Becomes 1st Active Male Athlete In 4 Major American Pro Sports To Come Out

“I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport,” Collins wrote in Sports Illustrated. “But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation.”

04/29/2013

Kobe Bryant (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kallas: Kobe Bryant Simply Doesn’t Get It, And He Showed That On Sunday

Kobe Bryant is smarter than this, but he just doesn’t get it. Hopefully he will now.

04/22/2013

A runner reacts near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Keidel: Boston’s Best — Beantown Is Bigger Than Bombs

Maybe it’s too soon this second, but by tomorrow we will clamor for sports, for the soothing transaction of a three-pointer, the staccato squeak of sneakers, the crisp crack of a bat meeting a ball.

04/16/2013

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Sims: Warrior Code Fallout

Kobe sustained what was reportedly a “severe” left ankle sprain on March 13th and returned to the lineup after missing only several games.

04/13/2013

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Kobe Bryant On Mike Rice: ‘I Would’ve Smacked The Hell Out Of Him’

Let’s just say Bryant wouldn’t have put up with the fired Rutgers coach — at all.

04/10/2013

A close-up of the jersey of Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony Tops NBA’s Jersey Sales List, Passes LeBron James

Anthony took over the No. 1 spot on the league’s sales list on Tuesday, moving past MVP LeBron James and becoming the first Knicks player at the top since the first list was released in 2001-02.

04/09/2013

Deron Williams (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Need D-Will To Continue To Play Like A Superstar

He’s not going to go for 42 points every night, but the Nets need Williams to continue to play like the superstar they are paying him to be.

03/09/2013

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