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Knicks/Nuggets Will Duke It Out

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

After getting their first win against what boils down to a good Division-I college program in the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday, the New York Knicks have a chance to prove they’re a real professional basketball team tonight. The Knicks will battle the Denver Nuggets, a solid team in the superior Western Conference, at Madison Square [&hellip
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Knicks Get First Win

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

After enduring more suffering and loss than Polish Jews in late 1930s, the New York Knicks and Isiah Thomas finally have a reason to celebrate. The Knicks got their first win, beating the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves 97-93 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, ending a horrible losing streak for the organization. The Knicks shouldn’t celebrate [&hellip
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Jets Lose Again

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

It was a new month and there was a new quarterback for the New York Jets, but the results were the same old results: they lost and they stink. The Jets blew a 17-3 lead and then lost in overtime, falling 23-20 to the Washington Redskins. “It’s just so frustrating at this point,” quarterback Kellen [&hellip
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“American Gangster” Hits Theaters

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Arts & Film, Posts

“American Gangster,” Ridley Scott’s real-life prestige pic about the greatest drug lord in Harlem’s history, opens today in theaters nationwide. The film depicts 1960s Harlem as a drug-infested, poverty-stricken New York borough where whites were afraid to go, which come to think of it, doesn’t sound all that different from the Harlem of today. Denzel [&hellip
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Knicks Set To Open Season

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

The New York Knicks open their season tonight, and Isiah Thomas’s team will quickly discover just how good (or bad) they really are.  The Knicks will travel to Ohio to battle the defending Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers, who will be hungry after getting embarrassed by Dallas in their season opener Wednesday night. During the [&hellip
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Mets Bring Back Alou

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

The New York Mets exercised their option on ageless outfielder Moises Alou yesterday, ensuring the 172-year-old slugger will rejoin the Kings of Queens in 2008. Alou will make $7.5 million, although that figure doesn’t include the large doses of Ginkgo biloba and Viagra that will be necessary to keep Alou functional and happy at his [&hellip
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Baseball’s Drug Policy Takes Hit

Written by Jason Singer on . Posted in Posts, Sports

Breaking news: Major League’s Baseball’s drug-testing policy is a joke. OK, so it’s not exactly, groundbreaking, earth-shattering news, but it’s worse than you think. Apparently, the league’s “random, unannounced” drug tests aren’t so unannounced after all. In fact, they’re completely announced, as loudly and as clearly as Al Gore’s message that the world is crumbling [&hellip
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