Jay

Jay_King

  • joined Nov 30, 2010
  • last login Sep 13, 2012
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At age 14, Jay thought he could play professional basketball. He spent the next six years learning that the NBA is not the place for slow, 6'1 kids with no handle and zero defensive abilities to speak of. After learning that his heart far outweighed his athletic ability, Jay realized his basketball mortality and turned to sports writing.

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Penn State Scandal: Joe Paterno Sought, Recieved Golden Parachute To Retire Amidst Scandal

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Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno had negotiated a golden parachute arrangement to retire from his position at the end of the 2011 season before the Jerry Sandusky scandal became public...

NHL Rumors: Shane Doan Gets A Big Offer, Flyers Involved?

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The Philadelphia Flyers have offered unrestricted free agent Shane Doan a four-year contract worth at least $30 million, according to John Gambadoro of Sports 620 KTAR Phoenix.

Tour de France 2012 Results: Andre Greipel Wins Stage 13, Bradley Wiggins Maintains Lead

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Andre Greipel of Germany won Stage 13 of the Tour de France on Saturday, while Bradley Wiggins of Britain remained in control of the race. Greipel won a photo finish in just under five hours,...

New York Mets Prospects Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler Could Benefit From Depleted Starting Rotation

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Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler could help the Mets' rotation ... if the team wants to promote its youngsters.

Former Yankee Hensley Meulens Honored With The Royal Decoration Of The Kingdom Of The Netherlands

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Former New York Yankees utility man and current San Francisco Giants hitting coach Hensley Meulens was presented with The Royal Decoration of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on Friday night prior to...

Los Angeles Angels (48-39) At New York Yankees (53-33) Preview: Game Time, TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers

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The New York Yankees look for their sixth consecutive victory on Saturday afternoon when they host the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium. (Game Time: 1:05 p.m., TV Schedule: YES) New York stole...

New York Mets (46-41) At Atlanta Braves (47-39) Preview: Game Time, TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers

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The New York Mets continue a three-game series with the Atlanta Braves on Saturday afternoon at 4:05 p.m. ET at Turner Field. (TV Schedule: Fox) The Mets resumed play after the All-Star break on...

Phillies Vs. Rockies: Preview, Game Time, TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers

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The Philadelphia Phillies look to avoid their sixth straight defeat on Saturday night when they resume their three-game series with the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (Game Time: 8:10 p.m. ET, TV...

NBA Free Agency Rumors 2012: Kris Humphries 'Close' To Re-Signing With Brooklyn Nets, Says GM Billy King

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The Brooklyn Nets are "close" to a deal to re-sign power forward Kris Humphries, general manager Billy King told reporters Friday at the team's pep rally at Brooklyn's Borough Hall. King cautioned...

Xavier Silas Injury Update: Philadelphia 76ers Guard 'Good' After Fears Of Fractured Skull, Says Teammate Evan Turner

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Philadelphia 76ers guard Xavier Silas experienced a scare on Friday at the 2012 Orlando Pro Summer League, but he seems to be alright. Evan Turner tweeted Friday afternoon that he spoke to Silas...

NBA Free Agency 2012: Spencer Hawes Officially Signs With Philadelphia 76ers

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The Philadelphia 76ers have officially agreed on a deal to re-sign Spencer Hawes, the team announced on Friday. Though the team did not release the terms of his contract due to team policy, it has...

NBA Free Agency Rumors 2012: Chris Wilcox Expects To Re-Sign With Boston Celtics

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The Boston Celtics anticipate re-signing free agent big man Chris Wilcox, A. Sherrod Blakely of CSNNE reported on Friday, and the 29-year-old Wilcox seems to believe it's a done deal. #CelticsTalk:...

Justin Germano Designated For Assignment To Clear Space For Jacoby Ellsbury

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Needing to make a roster transaction Friday to clear space for the return of outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, the Boston Red Sox have designated pitcher Justin Germano for assignment, Jon Heyman of CBS...

Orlando Pro Summer League 2012: Philadelphia 76ers Fall To Detroit Pistons, Lose Xavier Silas To Head Injury

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The Philadelphia 76ers fell to the Detroit Pistons on Friday at the 2012 Orlando Pro Summer League, 71-67, but they have a considerably more pressing concern to worry about. Guard Xavier Silas was...

NBA Free Agency 2012: Kwame Brown Signs With Philadelphia 76ers

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The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to terms with free agent big man Kwame Brown, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Kwame Brown's deal with Philly will pay him nearly...

Orlando Pro Summer League 2012: Boston Celtics Down Orlando Magic In Finale, 94-73

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The Boston Celtics bulldozed the Orlando Magic in their finale at the 2012 Orlando Pro Summer League on Friday morning, 94-73. Dionte Christmas shined in the first half for Boston, scoring 19 of...

Xavier Silas Injury Update: Possible Skull Fracture For Philadelphia 76ers' Guard

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Philadelphia 76ers guard Xavier Silas was struck in the head during his team's game at the Orlando Pro Summer League on Friday and the team is worried he might have fractured his skull, according...

Wes Welker Contract Situation: WR, New England Patriots Reportedly Have '50-50' Odds Of Agreeing By Deadline

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Wes Welker and the New England Patriots have "50-50" odds of reaching a long-term contract agreement before the July 16 deadline for franchise players, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. L...

New York Mets Roster Transactions 2012: Josh Edgin Called Up To Replace Dillon Gee

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Lefty reliever Josh Edgin will be called up Friday by the New York Mets to replace Dillon Gee on the active roster.

Team USA Basketball: Andre Iguodala Impresses In Warmup

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Andre Iguodala impressed in Team USA's first Olympic warmup on Thursday night, scoring 18 points as the United Stated pummeled the Dominican Republic, 113-59.

Orlando Pro Summer League 2012: Kris Joseph Shines But Boston Celtics Fall To Detroit Pistons, 93-79

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Kris Joseph poured in 17 points and 11 rebounds, but the Boston Celtics fell to the Detroit Pistons on Thursday at the Orlando Pro Summer League, 93-79. JaJuan Johnson also had 17 points for the...

NBA Free Agency Rumors 2012: New York Knicks 'Likely' To Match Jeremy Lin Offer Sheet, Undecided On Landry Fields

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Though New York Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald told reporters on Thursday that the team has not yet decided to match Jeremy Lin's offer sheet from the Houston Rockets, all signs indicate that...

Michael Vick's Turnover Luck Could Lead Philadelphia Eagles To Bounce-Back Season

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The Philadelphia Eagles were plagued by turnovers in 2011, with quarterback Michael Vick committing 17 of them. ESPN's KC Joyner predicts that Vick's luck will change next season, and that a...

2012 NFL Supplemental Draft: WR Josh Gordon Selected By Cleveland Browns In Round 2

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The Cleveland Browns selected Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon in the second round of the 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft on Thursday, ending the Philadelphia Eagles' chances of potentially acquiring...

Tour de France Results 2012: Pierre Rolland Wins Stage 11, Bradley Wiggins Still Controls Tour

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Pierre Rolland of France won Stage 11 of the Tour de France on Thursday, but Bradley Wiggins of Britain increased his overall lead and is threatening to run away with the title. Riding the 92-mile...

Freeh Report: Joe Paterno's Name Pulled Off Nike Building

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Joe Paterno spent more than 40 years building a sterling reputation as a rare college football head coach who demanded integrity from himself and his program. But since the Jerry Sandusky child...

Mikhail Prokhorov Statement: Brooklyn Nets Owner 'Thrilled' With Team's Offseason

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The Brooklyn Nets officially introduced Reggie Evans and Mirza Teletovic on Thursday, and owner Mikhail Prokhorov expressed his excitement with the way the offseason has unfolded. "I'm thrilled...

Tour de France 2012 Results: Pierre Rolland Takes Stage 11, Bradley Wiggins Increases Overall Lead

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Pierre Rolland of France won Stage 11 on Wednesday, but Bradley Wiggins of Britain increased his overall lead at the Tour de France and might be inching closer to victory. Rolland claimed Stage...

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