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Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony: ‘I Want To Be A Free Agent’

Anthony has finally acknowledged what we knew all along. When the opportunity to opt out of his contract comes, he’ll likely jump on it.

10/17/2013

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Star Carmelo Anthony Refuses To Be Drawn In On Free Agency Speculation

Melo has refused to discuss the possibility of leaving the Knicks via free agency.

09/11/2013

Mike Trout (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Mike Trout On WFAN: PED Cheats Should Get Boot From Baseball

The tide has turned in MLB. The league’s new guard has no problem speaking out — in no uncertain terms — against performance-enhancing drugs and the players who use them.

08/12/2013

Madison Square Garden (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Knicks And Nets To Host Marquee Games On Christmas Day

It would have been a Christmas miracle if the Knicks and Nets faced each other on December 25. But a meeting between the two rivals won’t be happening while presents are being unwrapped.

07/31/2013

Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony On Joining Lakers: ‘Uh, I Doubt It’

In a video posted to TMZ.com, Anthony was asked whether he could see himself in the “purple and gold outfit” of the Lakers.

07/25/2013

Metta World Peace (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Metta World Peace Will Add The Toughness Knicks Sorely Need

Metta World Peace’s renowned tenacity is exactly what the Knicks needed to add to their defensively-inept roster.

07/16/2013

Metta World Peace (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Knicks Reportedly Emerging As Front-Runners To Sign World Peace

The Knicks, who are stationed in Las Vegas for summer-league play, have expressed interest in the 33-year-old and are reportedly working to set up a meeting between the two parties.

07/15/2013

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

Lakers Opt To Waive World Peace; Could He Become A Knick?

The Los Angeles Lakers have officially amnestied forward Metta World Peace, creating the possibility that the Queens native will come back home to play for the New York Knicks.

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

Tiger Woods (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

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

Eddie Jordan (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Eddie Jordan Expected To Be Introduced As Rutgers Coach Tuesday

Rutgers’ board of governors will meet Tuesday to sign off on a contract that will allow Los Angeles Lakers assistant Eddie Jordan to take over the Scarlet Knights’ scandal-marred basketball program.

04/22/2013

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

Kobe Bryant (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), Mike Rice  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

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

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 9: Iman Shumpert #21 of the New York Knicks shoots against Derrick Favors #15 of the Utah Jazz on March 9, 2013 in a game between the Utah Jazz and the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  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 2013 NBAE  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

J.R. Smith Scores 24, Leads Knicks In 113-84 Rout Of Utah

J.R. Smith scored 24 points and the New York Knicks shook off the absence of Carmelo Anthony and the shock of Amare Stoudemire needing more knee surgery to rout the slumping Utah Jazz 113-84 on Saturday night.

03/09/2013

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