Knicks owner James Dolan tries to stop Phil Jackson's staff firings: source

James Dolan (r.) is already interfering with Phil Jackson's (l.) plans, according to a source. Phil Jackson's formidable task of rebuilding the Knicks and establishing a professional, winning culture at Madison Square Garden has already hit a familiar roadblock: James Dolan. Just one month into his ...

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Mike Greenberg
ESPN Radio Host
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Eli Manning wants to reinvent himself this season

Giants quarterback Eli Manning threw 27 interceptions last season, the most in his career and the most any NFL player had thrown in any season in the last eight years. But Manning thinks things will change this year. At the first day of the Giants’ offseason workouts, Manning said this season will...

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Wainwright OK after twisting knee, pitching Cards to win

NEW YORK • The awkwardness of how Adam Wainwright’s knee bent when trying to field the ball in the seventh inning was not in the eye of the beholder but in the report from the Cardinals medical staff. Before his teammates could chuckle at his misstep, they had to take a breath. “Once I realize...

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Derrick Goold
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Baseball Writer
24m
Top tweets
Adam Schefter , ESPN, NFL Insider
Colts have easiest schedule (opponents a combined 110-146). Last 2 teams with “easiest” sked, 2012 Pats and 2013 Broncos, reached Conf Champ
@AdamSchefter | | 2h | Score: 651
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David O'Brien , AJC, Braves Beat Writer
#Braves Alex Wood is 2-3 despite a 1.54 ERA and 35 strikeouts with seven walks in 35 innings. Got 1 run of support combined in 3 losses.
@ajcbraves | | 1h | Score: 132
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Buster Olney , ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
ELIAS: Braves and Marlins combined for 28 K and 0 walks in Tuesday’s game--the first time ever for two teams combined in post-1900 game.
@Buster_ESPN | | 3h | Score: 130
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Michael Lee , Washington Post, NBA Reporter
Brad Beal was asked if Giordano's thin crust pizza helped him get 26: "Chicago pizza is not better than St. Louis pizza. I’ll tell you that"
@MrMichaelLee | | 56m | Score: 110
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Tim Reynolds , Associated Press, Sportswriter
Game 2 seems mildly critical for Charlotte: LeBron James (11-0) and Dwyane Wade (9-0) have never lost a series after getting a 2-0 lead.
@ByTimReynolds | | 47m | Score: 105
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Kurt Helin , NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
Report: James Dolan meddles into Phil Jackson’s attempts to fire Knicks employees t.co/shhTm4IS3U
@basketballtalk | | 21m | Score: 90
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David O'Brien , AJC, Braves Beat Writer
#Braves are 3-3 in past 6 games despite a 1.38 ERA in that stretch. All the losses were in 1-run games, including 2 by 1-0 scores.
@ajcbraves | | 1h | Score: 72
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Sekou Smith , NBA.com, NBA Writer
Wall and Beal certainly didn't look like playoff rookies last night. #allgrownup Can't wait to see how they handle Games 3 & 4 #NBAplayo
@SekouSmithNBA | | 1h | Score: 57
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Ed Werder , ESPN, NFL Insider
I'm told that Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is throwing lightly and doing some running at OTAs following December back surgery. #cowboys
@Edwerderespn | | 1h | Score: 56
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Kevin McAlpin , Braves Radio Network, MLB Reporter
Elias: Alex Wood became the first NL pitcher to lose back-to-back starts despite allowing 1 run over 8 IP since Tom Seaver in '73. #Braves
@KevinMcAlpin | | 1h | Score: 55
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Joel Sherman , New York Post, Baseball Writer
#Mariners opened 3-0. Narrative was O finally mature (.980 OPS). Since then 4-13 (.564 OPS). Wonder if Cano is looking at out of town scores
@Joelsherman1 | | 1h | Score: 55
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BeyondTheBuzzer.com , NBA News and Updates
ICYMI: Evan Turner was reportedly pulled out of practice by 2 Pacers after getting into fistfight w/ Lance Stephenson t.co/UITQX8ISkC
@BeyondTheBuzzer | | 4m | Score: 55
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WFAN 660 , Sports Radio Show
Well that didn't take long. James Dolan, Phil Jackson reportedly at odds over personnel decisions. | t.co/JCTguGM2Jr #Knicks #NYK
@WFAN660 | | 28m | Score: 50
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Zach Lowe , Grantland.com, NBA Writer
Wiz over Bulls is '14 version of Mavs over Lakers in '11 -- the pick I felt in my gut, but was too chicken to make. (See Friday's BS Report)
@ZachLowe_NBA | | 1h | Score: 46
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Marc Berman , New York Post, Knicks Beat Writer
Former Kerr teammate, Ron Harper also expecting #Knicks coaching interview t.co/2hS5faEUig
@NYPost_Berman | | 35m | Score: 45
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BulletsForever.com , Wizards News and Updates
Kirk Hinrich has lost six straight playoff games against the Wizards.
@BulletsForever | | 25m | Score: 45
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Manish Mehta , N.Y Daily News, Jets Beat Writer
Jets have the ninth hardest strength of schedule with an opponents' winning % of .520. #NYJ had 19th hardest strength of schedule last year
@MMehtaNYDN | | 1h | Score: 42
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Kyle Weidie , ESPN TrueHoop, Wizards Blogger
Kirk Hinrich misses a game-losing free throw... & Nene has some choice words for that, as does Otto Porter.... t.co/lZg7reeR5L
@Truth_About_It | | 35m | Score: 40
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Latest tweets
Mark Bowman , MLB.com, Braves Beat Writer
#Braves lineup: Heyward 9 Simmons 6 Freeman 3 Johnson 5 Doumit 7 Uggla 4 Schafer 8 Laird 2 Harang 1
@mlbbowman | | 1m | Score: 5
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Anthony DiComo , MLB.com, Mets Beat Writer
Last year, the Marlins finished with the lowest team OPS (.627) of any team this century. #Mets are currently at .606.
@AnthonyDiComo | | 1m | Score: 5
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Anthony DiComo , MLB.com, Mets Beat Writer
#Mets rank 29th in AVG (.219), 26th in OBP (.294) and 30th in SLG by a huge margin (.311). At home, they are 30th, 28th and 30th.
@AnthonyDiComo | | 2m | Score: 5
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NBCSports.com , News and Updates
D'oh! After umpires mix up the count, Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar caught looking at a 4-2 pitch. t.co/gcAmtCx6qe
@NBCSports | | 2m | Score: 5
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BeyondTheBuzzer.com , NBA News and Updates
ICYMI: Evan Turner was reportedly pulled out of practice by 2 Pacers after getting into fistfight w/ Lance Stephenson t.co/UITQX8ISkC
@BeyondTheBuzzer | | 4m | Score: 55
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ProFootballTalk.com , NFL News and Updates
Amid plenty of uncertainty, Aldon Smith reports for offseason duty t.co/jPXGxWmyQW
@ProFootballTalk | | 5m | Score: 1
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Eric Williams , Tacoma News Tribune, Seahawks Beat Writer
#Chargers QB Philip Rivers focused on improving red zone execution this offseason: t.co/ZWtaQicFdc
@eric_d_williams | | 6m | Score: 10
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Kevin McAlpin , Braves Radio Network, MLB Reporter
Day baseball: Heyward 9, Simmons 6, Freeman 3, Johnson 5, Doumit 7, Uggla 4, Schafer 8, Laird 2, Harang 1. #Braves
@KevinMcAlpin | | 6m | Score: 5
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NBCSports.com , MLB News and Updates
Great Moments in Instant Replay: Yunel Escobar strikes out on a 4-2 count t.co/k9e0eRghzs
@HardballTalk | | 10m | Score: 10
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Kyle Weidie , ESPN TrueHoop, Wizards Blogger
The jostling between Bradley Beal vs Kirk Hinrich, as seen from up above. #Wizards-#Bulls t.co/FUQvRr1sJh
@Truth_About_It | | 10m | Score: 5
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Sirius NFL Radio , NFL News and Updates
Giants Safety Antrel Rolle on The Opening Drive: "We needed to make the changes we made. It was time"
@SiriusXMNFL | | 10m | Score: 25
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David Schoenfield , ESPN, Sportswriter
Last #Astros P before Collin McHugh w/ 12 K's, 0 BB, 0 R: Randy Johnson. Yep, the #Mariners made Collin McHugh look like Randy Johnson.
@dschoenfield | | 11m | Score: 15
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TMZ Sports , News and Updates
The Game -- I Was DeSean Jackson's Wingman ... When He Hollered At Rihanna t.co/yPbMVqpOSg
@TMZ_Sports | | 12m | Score: 20
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NESN , Sports News and Updates
Red Sox's David Ortiz Hits 482 Foot Home Run Off Yankees' (Video) t.co/O8VUgHpLz5
@NESN | | 13m | Score: 40
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SportsBusinessDaily.com , News and Updates
MB: Mara on expanding NFL playoffs: “I don’t think it’s going to happen this year”; Dan Snyder hits “trifecta." t.co/OxYkjEHWYl $
@sbjsbd | | 13m | Score: 5
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Rick Bonnell , Charlotte Observer, Bobcats Beat Writer
Clean-up time: 5 Things that must change for the Bobcats to have a chance in Game 2: t.co/t7rutsXeE1
@rick_bonnell | | 15m | Score: 5
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NinersNation.com , 49ers News and Updates
I kinda wouldn’t mind the 49ers being there Week 1 also because Seahawks would raise championship banner. Little extra motivation for 49ers?
@NinersNation | | 16m | Score: 25
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Paula Pasche , The Oakland Press, Lions Beat Writer
VIDEO: #Lions coach Jim Caldwell on his expectations for 3-day minicamp this week. t.co/qh6Xk3WUwD
@paulapasche | | 17m | Score: 10
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Ed Bouchette , Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Steelers Beat
#Steelers schedule coming tonight. The draft also reportedly on its way. And Christmas too. My morning blog here t.co/Bfie2Egab7
@EdBouchette | | 17m | Score: 5
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Kevin Garnett: 'I don't know if you can say 'F*** Brooklyn' and then come into Brooklyn'

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MJD: No reason Darren McFadden and I can’t be one of the best duos in league

When Maurice Jones-Drew was making the free agent rounds this offseason, he found teams that wanted him to serve as a mentor for younger backs on their roster. Jones-Drew told Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle that he was almost sold on that role by Steelers coach Mike Tomlin before changing ...

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Wizards vs. Bulls, NBA Playoffs 2014 Game 2: Trevor Ariza locks up D.J. Augustin

One huge key to victory: the Wizards' small forward locked up the one Chicago player that was lighting the Wizards up. There were many heroes in the Wizards 101-99 overtime win over the Bulls on Tuesday, but we have to reserve a special place at the table for Trevor Ariza. That's because Ariza shut ...

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Wizards News and Updates
45m
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    There's something to be said for "pulling your own weight." http://t.co/G3kim1Frpt #workoutwednesday http://t.co/HFtmfmJcjL
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    Even though I said I wouldn't post during the playoffs, that win we just got was crazy so I had to… http://t.co/s1ejpP9dgC
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    Too blessed to be stressed.. great team win tonight #suitedandbooted http://t.co/AViWpnfFvf
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    As Kippy Brown would say "2 hands are for beginners" http://t.co/vOsVaeCkei
  • DeSean Jackson, Philadelphia Eagles
    In Motion ' http://t.co/GHuZPDonih
  • Nate Burleson, Detroit Lions
    Huge S/O to my brothers/business partners lawstott @mikehalt10 and everyone supporting our movement.… http://t.co/OlhPlTliU5
  • Greivis Vasquez, Toronto Raptors
    dennisthesuitman thanks for suiting me up! #empirecustoms http://t.co/ZV71XqB8VB
  • Tyrann Mathieu, Arizona Cardinals
    Embrace your destiny. http://t.co/zLOLohWXFA
  • Spencer Hawes, Philadelphia 76ers
    #OsoNeedsCash event. Text 37284 to donate $10 to the unitedwaysnoco. #doitnow! #OsoStrong http://t.co/fA7J4EKLJ7
  • Russell Okung, Seattle Seahawks
    What an honor to have been drafted four years ago to this day to the Seahawks. http://t.co/g7rd49pGsx
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    My current situation shopping with my mom and niece lol @ Tysons Corner Center http://t.co/L0uCJb562b
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    Benton Harbor is going to be packed with celebrities on May 31st!! Be sure to get your… http://t.co/pRwYkLbp7a
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    My first Pirates game! Pirates vs Reds! Torn between the home town and my new home! http://t.co/inXQHM9R5T
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Patty Mills - San Antonio Spurs
GAME DAY BALA GAME DAY!!! #vsDallas #Game2 #GoSpursGo
@Patty_Mills | | 1h | Score: 119

Mike Wallace: New offense is “my style”

Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace joined his Dolphins teammates for offseason workouts on Tuesday for his first official day of work in the offense put together by offensive coordinator Bill Lazor. While coach Joe Philbin downplayed any major changes to the offense, Wallace sang a slightly differe...

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1h

Report: Pacers’ Lance Stephenson, Evan Turner got in fight day before Game 1

There has been an apparent tension brewing between Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner for a while, one of the seeming myriad of issues surrounding the Pacers as they come into the playoffs. That Turner/Stephenson feud boiled over into a fight where swings were taken and the pair had to be separated, a...

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Kurt Helin
NBCSports.com, NBA Writer
1h
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Drew Sharp: Detroit Lions coaches, players scared to tell Ndamukong Suh he's wrong for being absent

The Lions don’t have the backbone to tell Ndamukong Suh he’s wrong. They’re scared. They’re trembling in fear about alienating one of their few impact players in the last year of his rookie contract that they’ve compromised their self-respect. Try as they could in diminishing the residual ...

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Dave Birkett
Detroit Free Press, Lions Beat Reporter
1h

Hakeem Olajuwon’s message to Dwight Howard: ‘Just go out there and play’

Hakeem Olajuwon, going to his seat for Game 1, had words of advice for Dwight Howard. (James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle) The math might indicate that the Rockets must win Game 2 because just 15.8 percent of teams since 1976 that fell behind 0-2 in a seven-game series have come back to win, but Dwig...

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Lance Zierlein
Houston Chronicle, Sportswriter
1h

Ed Reed to play in Lardarius Webb's charity softball game

Former Ravens free safety Ed Reed is scheduled to play in cornerback Lardarius Webb's annual charity softball game, Webb tweeted Tuesday morning. Reed, 35, last played at M&T Bank Stadium last season when the Ravens defeated the New York Jets. The former NFL Defensive Player of the Year last played ...

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Aaron Wilson
Baltimore Sun, Ravens Beat Writer
1h
Adam Schefter - ESPN, NFL Insider
Colts have easiest schedule (opponents a combined 110-146). Last 2 teams with “easiest” sked, 2012 Pats and 2013 Broncos, reached Conf Champ
@AdamSchefter | | 2h | Score: 651

Mets’ Matt Harvey: ‘I’m Not Going To Apologize For Being Myself’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The picture Matt Harvey tweeted of himself making an obscene gesture on his way into surgery caused such a stir that the injured New York Mets ace shut down his Twitter account. Harvey confirmed he posted a photo Tuesday morning that showed him raising the middle finger ...

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Sports Radio Show
2h

Doug Baldwin hasn’t signed RFA tender, but still working out with Seahawks

Wide receiver Doug Baldwin was tendered at the second round level by the Seahawks this offseason, giving him the right to negotiate and sign an offer sheet with any other team in the league as long as he doesn’t sign the tender. Baldwin hasn’t signed it, but there doesn’t seem to be much inter...

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NFL News and Updates
2h

Phil Costa: I retired at 26 because football took a toll on my body

Phil Costa, the 26-year-old center who abruptly announced his retirement just weeks after signing as a free agent with the Colts, says he did it because football wore him down. “Unfortunately, the day-to-day physical rigor of the NFL season has taken a toll on my body and has been a driving force ...

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3h
Buster Olney - ESPN, Senior Baseball Writer
ELIAS: Braves and Marlins combined for 28 K and 0 walks in Tuesday’s game--the first time ever for two teams combined in post-1900 game.
@Buster_ESPN | | 3h | Score: 130

Report: James Dolan blocking Phil Jackson from firing Knicks personnel

Are Phil Jackson ad James Dolan clashing already? Well, that didn't take long. The New York Daily News reports that Phil Jackson, hired one month ago as President of Basketball Operations, is already clashing with owner James Dolan, as Dolan doesn't want Jackson to fire certain personnel. Just one m...

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Matt Moore
CBSSports.com, Senior NBA Blogger
5h

Evan Turner and Lance Stephenson reportedly got in fistfight before playoffs

Evan Turner and Lance Stephenson got into an intense fistfight the day before the Indiana Pacers’ first playoff game against the Atlanta Hawks, according to a report. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski dropped the bomb late Tuesday night, reporting that Turner and Stephenson got into a brawl and ...

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Larry Brown
LarryBrownSports.com, NBA Blogger
5h

Joakim Noah SUES Le Coq Sportif -- I Wore Your Crappy Shoes & You Screwed Me!

NBA superstar Joakim Noah has sued his former shoe sponsor -- claiming Le Coq Sportif makes TERRIBLE SNEAKERS that may have damaged his feet ... TMZ Sports has learned. Noah quietly declared war on the French company in a D.C. court back in November ... claiming LCS signed him to a 6-year $6 million...

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5h