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Keidel: Rooney Rules — NFL Pride And Prejudice

So far, 14 HC/GM positions have been filled over the last month, and all by white men. That must change says Keidel.

01/21/2013

TTYM: Tebow’s Brother Is ‘All A Twitter’ and Bad Lip Reading NFL Style

This week, I prayed to NEVER hear the name Lance Armstrong again.  G-d answered:  Manti Te’o.   So, for those of you  who have been inundated with stories on these two athletes here are a […]

01/18/2013

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Keidel: Gangs Of New York

The Knicks aren’t even the best team in NYC. That handle belongs to a squad in Brooklyn.

11/28/2012

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Hartnett: Lakers Are Ready-Made For Phil Jackson

The Lakers handed Mike Brown the pink slip after 5 games and will undoubtedly turn to Phil Jackson as their first choice replacement.

11/09/2012

The United States during a break in play against France during their game at the London 2012 Olympic Games. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Hartnett: No Point In Comparing 2012 USA Basketball To ‘Dream Team’

It’s pointless to compare the 2012 Men’s Olympic basketball roster to the 1992 “Dream Team.” USA’s current roster has their own challenge in front of them.

07/29/2012

Steve Nash is introduced to the Los Angeles Lakers by General Manager Mitch Kupchak during a press conference on July 11, 2012. Copyright NBAE 2012 (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hartnett: Nash Makes The Universally Hated Lakers Likable

Newest recruit Steve Nash makes the universally hated Lakers instantly more-likeable.

07/12/2012

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Silverman: Mouthy Kobe Knows Just What He’s Doing

There is no need to feel insulted. Kobe Bryant did not demean the memory of the Dream Team.

07/11/2012

Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket against LeBron James #6. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Silverman: Anthony Has Much To Learn From Olympic-Teammate James

It doesn’t take long for a player to change his perception. If James can do it in Miami, Anthony can do it in New York.

06/24/2012

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Keidel: Three Kings And Their Crowns

Stan Van Gundy, Isiah Thomas, and Bobby Petrino show we can’t always find solace in our sports, where the ends too often justify the means. And the kind of men we worship as kids too often turn out just like us as adults.

04/09/2012

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NYC-Based Group Featuring Magic Johnson To Buy Dodgers For $2 Billion

A group that includes former Lakers star Magic Johnson and longtime baseball executive Stan Kasten agreed Tuesday night to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt for $2 billion.

WFAN–03/28/2012

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Forget Jordan, Stern Says NBA Has Never Seen Anything Like ‘Linsanity’

Not Magic and Bird, not Kobe or LeBron. Not even Michael Jordan. Nobody can match the buzz that Jeremy Lin has created in such a short amount of time.

WFAN–02/24/2012

Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks talks to teammate Jeremy Lin #17 (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: Carmelo May Be The Cure For Linsanity

In an otherwise cold month in the sporting calendar, Lin made everyone warmer. And Lin made everyone better, not just scoring but imbuing an otherwise fallow team and town with hope. The impact was real and the team’s record reflected it.

02/22/2012

Plaxico Burress, seated, the 33-year-old former New York Giants receiver, accompanied by his wife Tiffany, Marc Morial, left, President and CEO of the National Urban League, and Paul Helmke, right, President of the Brady Campaign and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, signs a pledge agreement during a news conference, in New York,  Monday, June 13, 2011. (credit: Richard Drew/AP)

Plaxico Burress Ready To ‘Make A Difference’ For Anti-Gun Violence Programs

Former Giants star Plaxico Burress will work with the National Urban League and Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence after spending nearly two years in prison on a weapon possession charge.

WFAN–06/13/2011

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Keidel: Mavericks’ Jason Kidd Still A Kid

On his fourth team in a career that had no statistical dips, Jason Kidd is too good to be a vocational vagabond, a gypsy who hops around the NBA like George Clooney in Up in the Air.

WFAN–06/02/2011

Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in one of many epic duels on the court. (AP Photo)

Epic Magic-Bird Rivalry Coming To Broadway

The producers and playwright behind Broadway’s “Lombardi” aren’t done with sports just yet. They’re planning to go from NFL to NBA with “Magic/Bird,” a new play that will chronicle the lives of Larry Bird and Earvin “Magic” Johnson.

WFAN–02/17/2011

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