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Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008
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Over the years, New York athletes have appeared on TV, in movies and even recorded some really bad music. See how much you know about New York sports in popular culture. The answers will be posted tomorrow.
1. Who was the second spitter in an episode of Seinfeld?
2. On the King of Queens, Doug Heffernan once asked his father-in-law, Arthur, to make him a candle shaped like what New York Met?
3. Members of what championship New York team appeared in an episode of Everybody Loves Raymond?
4. On an episode of the Simpsons, what Yankee pitcher was pelted by pretzels at a baseball game?
5. What fictitious Met regularly appeared on Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update?
6. What former New York …

Week 13 Pickups

Fantasy

Quarterbacks

J.P Losman (Bills)- Losman took over for Trent Edwards in the second half and completed 11-of-17 passes for 93 yards. If Edwards misses Week 14 with a groin injury then Losman would start against the Dolphins in Toronto who rank 26th against the pass.

Ken Dorsey (Browns)- With Brady Quinn and Derek Anderson out for the year third string Ken Dorsey is now the starting QB. He has tough matchups against the Titans and Eagles in weeks 14 and 15. However, it gets easier when the Browns host the Bengals in Week 16.

Runningbacks

Brandon Jackson (Packers)- Jackson carried the ball 11 times for 80 yards against the Panthers last week. He did a formidale job filling in for Ryan Grant who missed the second half of the game due to a sprained thumb. If Jackson starts in Week 14 he could do well against a Texan rush defense that allows 129 yards per game.

Carnell “Cadillac” Williams (Bucs)- Williams scored his first TD since last September aginst the Saints last week. Even though he …

Week 5 NBA pickups

Fantasy

Guards

Luther Head (Rockets)- Head scored 21 points last Saturday with Tracy McGrady sidelined. T-Mac visited Dr. James Andrews yesterday about his surgically repaired knee. Head is a good source for threes and steals and will play more minutes with McGrady out three weeks with a sore knee.

Anthony Johnson (Magic)- Johnson scored a season high 16 points against the Pacers last Saturday. The game before that he had 12 assists as the starting PG while Jameer Nelson is sidelined with a groin injury. Johnson has played at least 36 minutes in his past three games.

C.J Watson (Warriors)- Watson averaged 14 points, 3 rebounds and 1.5 steals in four games last week. He had his best game of the season on Saturday against the Knicks scoring 23 points, grabbing six rebounds, dishing out five assists and 3 steals in 35 minutes.

Honorable mention: Daniel Gibson (Cavs)

Forwards

Rasual Butler (Hornets)-Butler scored a season high 19 points against the Nuggets on Friday. He averaged a steal and two three pointers last week per game as the starting SF.

Nicholas Batum (Trailblazers)- Batum played a season high 30 minutes against …

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