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10/18/2012 - 11:54am
Rex: Possible Tebow could play RB vs. Pats

Jets coach Rex Ryan hinted Thursday that with the injuries to Joe McKnight and Bilal Powell, Tim Tebow could see some snaps at running back Sunday against the Patriots.

“That’s a possibility,” Ryan told reporters. “The thing about Tim, with him being a football player. ... By playing quarterback, he knows all the positions. So can you plug him in at running back? Can you plug him in at tight end? I think the answer is yes.

“His skillset would be more based on power,” Ryan added. “He’s not going to be a blazer compared to other running backs, but he’s got power.”

Joe McKnight (high ankle sprain) and Bilal Powell (separated shoulder), have both struggled with injury lately, and the New York...

10/18/2012 - 9:30am
Pace: Pats offense 'borderline illegal'

New York Jets linebacker Calvin Pace was asked by ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini on Wednesday about the up-tempo offense of the Patriots. 

"It's borderline illegal because sometimes the guys aren't always set when they snap the ball," Pace said. "But it's smart. Why not hurry a team up? I wish we would do it. For a defense, it just puts pressure on you."

The Patriots have run 473 plays on offense this season, 39 more than any other team in the league. That number includes a 94-play effort in a win vs. the Bronocs on October 7. 

"It's very difficult," Jets linebacker David Harris told Cimini. "You'll see defenses not even lined up and they're already running a play. They get a lot of extra yardage because of it. It causes guys to lose their mind. You can see it on film."...

10/18/2012 - 7:09am
Source: Sox talking Farrell compensation

An industry souce confirmed a report from the Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo that the Red Sox and Blue Jays have begun preliminary discussions about potential compensation for Toronto manager John Farrell. 

The Sox have interviewed Yankees bench coach Tony Pena, Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach and Padres special assistant Brad Ausmus for the vacant managerial position and will interview Orioles third base coach DeMarlo Hale on Thursday. But Farrell, according to several reports, still appears to the be top target for the Sox.

The 50-year old Farrell has a 154-170 record in two seasons as manager of the Blue Jays, finishing in fourth place in the American League in each season. The former Sox pitching coach has one year remaning on his contract with Toronto.

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10/18/2012 - 6:57am
Mashup: Yankees deny A-Rod trade talks

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, mired in a batting slump and a controversy for allegedly flirting with two women behind the dugout during a recent playoff loss at Yankee Stadium, appears headed out of New York. The question is, who will take on the fading star and his megacontract?

Rodriguez, consigned to the bench after batting .087 this postseason, has a full no-trade clause but reportedly is resigned to the fact that he's not wanted by the Pinstripes and would accept a trade.

On Wednesday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman strongly denied a rumor that there have been discussions with the Marlins about sending the 37-year-old to Miami and paying all of the remaining $114 million left on his contract.

“I have had no discussions with the Florida Marlins, certainly would never have any trade discussions under the circumstances," Cashman said. “There are no discussions whatsoever. They are false.

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10/17/2012 - 7:34pm
Lamont: Sox 'less chaotic' if he'd been hired

Tigers third base coach Gene Lamont, who was the runner-up to Bobby Valentine in the Red Sox' search for a manager after the 2011 season, told Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald prior to Game 4 of the American League Championship Series against the Yankees that the Sox would have faced a less "chaotic" season if they'd hired him. 

"I don’t know what the record would’ve been," Lamont told the Herald, "but I’m positive it wouldn’t have been as chaotic.

"I don’t know what went on with the players," he continued. "If I would’ve been there, I don’t think there would’ve been that much turmoil."

Lamont told the Herald that even...

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