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Silverman: Defenses May Be More Important Than QBs In Conference Title GamesThe Packers, Falcons, Steelers and Patriots each have key defensive performers that have at least helped their respective teams get on the right track and advance to within inches of the biggest game of them all.
Nets Snap 11-Game Losing Streak In High-Scoring Game Against PelicansBrook Lopez and Bojan Bogdanovich scored 23 points apiece as the Brooklyn Nets ended an 11-game losing streak by beating the New Orleans Pelicans 143-114 on Friday night in the Smoothie King Center.
Canadiens Beat Devils With Back-To-Back Third Period GoalsShea Weber and Max Pacioretty scored less than two minutes apart early in the third period to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Friday night.
Keidel: NFL Championships All About OffenseThis year's NFL Championship round is fueled by pyrotechnic passing and overall offense. What teams will move on to the Super Bowl?
2017 NBA All-Star Game Starting LineupsThe votes are in and the 2017 NBA All-Star Game starting lineups have been announced. Who will start for the East and West and why?
Schmeelk: Losses Aside, Knicks Are Beginning To Play Hornacek's WayAs is often the case with the Knicks, it has taken an injury for them to play the way they should have been playing all along.
Schwartz: Red Bulls May Have Heir Apparent To McCarty In DavisOpportunities for a young player can come in many different ways, but in the case of the Red Bulls' Sean Davis, when he did get his chance, it was not the ideal scenario.
CBS Sports' Clark Kellogg Breaks Down Arizona-UCLA Pac-12 ShowdownNo. 3 UCLA hosts No. 14 Arizona in an important Pac-12 matchup, and CBS Sports' Clark Kellogg takes a closer look.
30 With Murti Podcast: A Sit-Down With Prized Yankees ProspectsDue to the youth movement, there is some mystery and intrigue about the potential of the Yankees for 2017 and beyond.

Best Of Boomer & Carton

Boomer & Carton Podcast & MOTD: Jan. 20, 2017If you're not careful, you might actually learn something while listening to Friday's highly anticipated "Moment of the Day."
Boomer & Carton: NFL Conference Championship Picks-Picks-Picks (Against The Spread)Finally on Friday, Boomer & Carton got to the wildly popular segment of the program where they offered up their “award-winning” NFL Picks-Picks-Picks against the spread.
Boomer & Carton: Jerry Loves Himself A Friday UpdateThere are few things that Jerry Recco likes more than a solid update effort. The fact that his latest one came on a Friday made it all the better.
Boomer & Carton: Knicks, Woody And NFL Conference Title GamesWith Boomer back from Houston, Craig was in his comfort zone on Friday morning. The Dynamic Duo had plenty to talk about.

Best Of Mike Francesa

LISTEN: Brendan Brown Discusses Knicks, Anthony Playing Power ForwardAre the Knicks really better off as a whole with Carmelo Anthony at power forward?
Mike Francesa: 'Steroid Stars' Still Face Extremely Long Hall Of Fame OddsFor the first time, Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds finished on the north side of 50 percent in baseball Hall of Fame voting.
LISTEN: Andrew Miller Discusses His Memorable 2016 Ride With Yankees, IndiansThe left-handed relief pitcher was dealt to the Cleveland Indians, who came within a hair of winning the world championship, falling to the Cubs in extra innings of a classic World Series Game 7.
Rob Manfred On WFAN: Defensive Shifts Out Of Control, But Don't Expect Rules ChangesBaseball commissioner Rob Manfred is not exactly a fan of the growing number of defensive shifts in his sport, but he's reluctant to push for any drastic changes to address it.

Giants

Adrian Peterson Interested In Playing For Giants In 2017The four-time All-Pro running back is set to count $18 million against the Vikings' salary cap. Peterson will turn 32 before next season and is coming off a year in which a knee injury limited him to just three games.
Keidel: Giants Trending Upward With Plenty Of Money Still To SpendIn the week after a playoff loss, folks scramble for scapegoats, excuses and are just generally prone to panic.
LISTEN: Ben McAdoo Tells WFAN He's Already Working To Fix Giants' OffenseWhile the defense excelled, especially over the second half of the season, the offense sputtered, ranking 25th in the NFL in yards and 26th in points.
Palladino: Pierre-Paul Should Be Giants' Top Priority This OffseasonEven after putting together an impressive, though shortened, season with 7 1/2 fingers, Jason Pierre-Paul knows what he’s worth. The question now is whether Jerry Reese is familiar with that number.

Jets

Former Jets Star Gastineau: I Have Several Health ProblemsMark Gastineau is trying to help sack safety issues in football. And the former New York Jets sack-dancing star wants to use himself as an example of the dangers of playing the game.
Trump Taps Jets Owner Woody Johnson As Ambassador To UKJets owner Woody Johnson is hopping the pond to become the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.
Jets Hire Former Rams Assistant Dennard Wilson As DBs CoachWilson replaces Joe Danna on Todd Bowles' staff, which has five other vacancies, including offensive coordinator after Chan Gailey retired after the season.
No Purge Yet -- Jets Re-Sign Right Guard Winters To 4-Year DealThe New York Jets are off to a quick start in what's expected to be a busy offseason.

Yankees

30 With Murti Podcast: A Sit-Down With Prized Yankees ProspectsDue to the youth movement, there is some mystery and intrigue about the potential of the Yankees for 2017 and beyond.
Palladino: Pudge's First-Ballot Election Bodes Well For A-RodBy the time Alex Rodriguez becomes eligible for the Hall of Fame in five years, the convicted and suspected stars of baseball’s "Steroids era" will have plaques hanging in Cooperstown.
Yankees Headed To Arbitration With BetancesThe New York Yankees plan to go to salary arbitration with reliever Dellin Betances, which would be the team's first hearing in nearly a decade.
Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez, Jeff Bagwell Elected To Baseball Hall Of FameTim Raines' long wait for the Hall of Fame is finally over, and he'll be joined in Cooperstown by Jeff Bagwell and Ivan Rodriguez.
LISTEN: Andrew Miller Discusses His Memorable 2016 Ride With Yankees, IndiansThe left-handed relief pitcher was dealt to the Cleveland Indians, who came within a hair of winning the world championship, falling to the Cubs in extra innings of a classic World Series Game 7.

Mets

Palladino: Mets Keeping Bruce Wouldn't Be A Tragic ManeuverBy the time the Mets start playing spring training games in late February, Jay Bruce may well find himself in another uniform. Then again, he may not.
Kallet: Comparing Mets, Nationals Heading Into 2017These two teams are expected to battle it out for the division title all season long. The Mets and Nationals have far more talent than the Marlins, Braves and Phillies, so the NL East figures to be a two-team race.
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Harvey, DeGrom, Reed, D'ArnaudThe Mets reached 11th-hour deals Friday to avoid arbitration with starting pitchers Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom, reliever Addison Reed and catcher Travis d'Arnaud.
Duda, Mets Agree On $7.25M Contract, Avoid ArbitrationThe Mets and Lucas Duda have avoided arbitration after they agreed on a one-year contract Thursday worth $7.25 million.
Mets Don't Offer Tebow Invite To Spring TrainingTim Tebow needs a lot more work. That's what the Mets think after they decided to not invite the NFL quarterback-turn-baseball outfielder to spring training.

Knicks

Schmeelk: Losses Aside, Knicks Are Beginning To Play Hornacek's WayAs is often the case with the Knicks, it has taken an injury for them to play the way they should have been playing all along.
Rose Provides Late Edge, But Knicks Can’t Hold Lead In Loss To WizardsJohn Wall scored 29 points and recorded 13 assists for his 25th double-double of the season, leading the Washington Wizards to a 113-110 win over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.
LISTEN: Brendan Brown Discusses Knicks, Anthony Playing Power ForwardAre the Knicks really better off as a whole with Carmelo Anthony at power forward?

Nets

Nets Snap 11-Game Losing Streak In High-Scoring Game Against PelicansBrook Lopez and Bojan Bogdanovich scored 23 points apiece as the Brooklyn Nets ended an 11-game losing streak by beating the New Orleans Pelicans 143-114 on Friday night in the Smoothie King Center.
DeRozan, Joseph Dominate As Raptors Top NetsThe Toronto backcourt led the way as the Raptors handed Brooklyn their eleventh straight loss.
Lichtenstein: Atkinson Stands By Nets’ System, Even If It Won’t Succeed With Current RosterHe has acknowledged many times that his team will “embrace the 3-point shot” no matter who takes them or how early in the shot clock, so long as those attempts are uncontested.

Devils

Canadiens Beat Devils With Back-To-Back Third Period GoalsShea Weber and Max Pacioretty scored less than two minutes apart early in the third period to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils at Prudential Center on Friday night.
Lichtenstein: Youth Served Devils Well On Successful Road TripThe Devils coach sure can make something out of nothing. And with New Jersey reeling due to injuries and inconsistencies, he may have resurrected his team from the dead.
Beau Bennett's Late Goal Lifts Devils Over WildThe right winger scored with less than three minutes remaining to carry New Jersey over Minnesota in an unexpected 4-3 victory Tuesday night.

Rangers

Lundqvist Stops 23 As Rangers Skate To Win Over Maple LeafsMichael Grabner scored two third-period goals, Brady Skjei scored a goal and added an assist, and the New York Rangers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Thursday night to end a three-game losing streak.
Hartnett: Rangers' Klein Knows His Game Must Improve ASAPKevin Klein has heard the chatter. The 32-year-old defenseman is fully aware that he's not playing up to expectations and understands that his minutes must be earned.
Rangers' Kreider Fined For Hitting Stars' Eakin With HelmetNew York Rangers forward Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000 for ripping off Dallas Stars forward Cody Eakin's helmet and hitting him in the head with it during a fight.

Islanders

Islanders Blank Stars In Doug Weight’s Debut As Interim Head CoachJohn Tavares scored in the first and third periods Thursday night and Thomas Greiss earned his second straight shutout as the New York Islanders won Doug Weight's debut as interim head coach.
Islanders' Weight On Task Ahead: 'We're Going To Play The Right Way'Doug Weight knows it won't be easy for the New York Islanders to get back in the playoff race, but the interim coach is preaching a simple approach in taking it one game at a time with half the season remaining.
Schwartz: Next Coach Question Is Just Tip Of The Iceberg For IslandersOne could certainly nitpick about the timing of the Islanders firing head coach Jack Capuano on Tuesday.

NYCFC

NYCFC Buys 3rd Overall Pick In MLS Draft, Takes Akron ForwardNew York City FC didn't wait long to make a splash at Friday's MLS SuperDraft.
‘Soccer In The City’ Podcast: Quiet NYCFC Offseason So FarThe guys also discuss the roster for the U.S. men's national team's January camp, the U.S. women's national team and development issues.
‘Soccer In The City’ Podcast: MLS Season Is In The BooksIn the latest episode of the “Soccer in the City” podcast, hosts Tom Kolker, Glenn Crooks and Roberto Abramowitz give their thoughts on the MLS Cup, NYCFC acquisition Sean Johnson and the MLS expansion draft.

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