Lichtenstein: NLRB Allowing Student-Teachers To Unionize, But Not Student-Athletes, Is Hypocrisy 101Student-athletes have been at the mercy of the NCAA forever. They toil without pay, never mind the right to bargain for better working conditions.
Lichtenstein: Jets Need To Part Ways With Turnover-Prone Geno SmithThe 25-year-old Smith has clearly not learned a thing in his three seasons, during which he turned the ball over an astounding 43 times in the 31 games he played.
Lichtenstein: Team USA Needs To Pick It Up On Defense -- And FastThe U.S. may be 5-0 as it heads into Wednesday's quarterfinal matchup versus Argentina, but it hasn't looked this vulnerable, particularly on defense, in over a decade.
Lichtenstein: Makes No Sense For Jets To Carry 4 QBs On 53-Man RosterEntering his second season as an NFL head coach, Todd Bowles has the whole lying to the media thing down pat.
N.J.'s Molinaro Takes Hard Road To Rio In Quest For Olympic GoldFrank Molinaro has embraced the underdog role since the beginning of his quest for Olympic glory in freestyle wrestling.
N.J. Track Prodigy Wilson Ready To Take Her Mark On Olympic StageThe Russian doping scandal may be dominating the conversation in advance of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, but for a select contingent of athletes the spirit of the Games has not been doused.
Lichtenstein: Lin Promises Nets Competency, Not Lin-sanity Part IIBrooklyn general manager Sean Marks may have landed his top target in Jeremy Lin during this recent free agency period, but the overall talent upgrade from last season’s 21-61 abomination was not overly significant.
Jersey Teen Laurie Hernandez Undeterred In Mission For Olympic GoldHernandez finished second among a strong field at the Olympic trials on July 10 and will head to Rio de Janeiro next month, becoming the first Puerto Rican to represent Team USA at the games.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Bargain Pickups All Part Of Marks’ PlanIn case you missed all the news, the Nets signed a bunch of players to short-term contracts this week to round out their roster for the upcoming season.
Lichtenstein: Hits To Nets For Failed Offer Sheets Are Way OverblownNets fans sat around their houses Sunday night in depressed states. But chins should be up, because the offer sheet failures actually spared Brooklyn future problems.
Lichtenstein: Underrated Palmieri’s 5-Year Deal With Devils Another Shero WinPalmieri plays in all situations. Though listed at 5 feet, 11 inches and 195 pounds, he is a willing bodychecker and will fight for loose pucks in the hard areas around the net. No one has ever questioned his motor.
Lichtenstein: NBA Will Rue Implementing Rules That Led To Warriors Signing Kevin DurantThe league’s entire structure, from the draft order to the salary cap to revenue sharing, is based on maintaining competitive balance.

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