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Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Hot Stove Name That Jet Quiz

Jets Rumors & News

See how well you know some of the Jets greatest and not-so-greatest players. Name the player that goes along with each clue. The answers will be posted tomorrow.
1. He was the Jets first-round draft pick in 1983.
2. This Jet won the Comeback Player of the Year Award in 2006.
3. This offensive lineman made the Pro Bowl eight times – more than any other Jet.
4. This defensive lineman was the Jets second-round draft pick in 1979.
5. This player was the only Jets quarterback to be named to the All-Pro first team.
6. He was the only Jet to be named to the Pro Bowl in 2006.
7. This Jet running back led the …

Rangers Come Back Again

Rangers Rumors & News

Henrik Lundqvist is great in regulation. He’s great in overtime. He’s great in the shootout. And unlike Donovan McNabb, he actually knows the rules: there are no ties in hockey, only in the NFL. He made 27 saves and led the Rangers to another come-from-behind, shootout victory, beating Ottawa 2-1. Hank has now let in two goals or fewer in 12 consecutive games. Unbelievable. Last night’s victory was his league-leading 12th win of the year. His positioning is impeccable. He’s always in the right place. Remember suffering through the Mike Dunham era (who was always in the wrong place)? And the highlight-reel saves are piling up for the King also.
As for the game itself, it was kind of a nothing-special, ho-hum affair. Jarkko Ruutu spiced things up, though, by running at Rangers players, hitting them late and leaving his feet on his checks. Aaron Voros gave him a nice little crosscheck to …

Week 3 NBA pickups


Teams with four games: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, L.A. Clippers, L.A. Lakers, Milwaukee, Oklahoma City, Portland, Sacramento, Toronto, Utah, Washington
Anthony Morrow (Warriors)- Morrow had a breakout game in his first career start scoring 37 points and pulling down 11 boards against the Clippers on Saturday. The undrafted rookie played 41 minutes and also knocked down four three-pointers. His 37 points was the most points ever by an undrafted rookie in his first season in the league.
Russell Westbrook (Thunder) – Westbrook averaged 13 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists in three games last week. The rookie had career highs with 19 points and 10 rebounds against the Knicks last Friday. He also has a block in four straight games and has played at least 23 minutes in his five games.
Daequan …

Week 12 pickups


Week 12 pickups
Running backs
Kenneth Darby (Rams) – Darby carried the ball seven times for 26 yards against the 49ers last week. However, he played a larger role in the passing game catching eight balls for 83 yards. RB Steven Jackson is already ruled out in Week 12 with his thigh injury.
Peyton Hillis (Broncos) – Hillis had two rushing TDs in his first career start against the Falcons last week. The rookie fullback finished with 70 total yards and has a favorable matchup against the Raiders in Week 12.
Honorable mention: J.J. Arrington (Cardinals)
Wide Receivers
Justin Gage (Titans) – Gage had a breakout game against the Jags last week shredding their secondary for 147 yards. He now has eight catches and …

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