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Yanks Must See If Tanaka Can Hold Up

John Harper, New York Daily News

Finally Anointed, Geno Smith Must Win

Steve Serby, New York Post

Jets Orchestrated QB Situation Perfectly

Tadd Haislop, Sporting News

6-Man Rotation Looms in Yanks' Future

Joel Sherman, New York Post

Nothing comes easy for the Yankees these days, certainly not scoring runs, and so even after they scratched out a 4-3 walk-off win against the White Sox on Friday night, their chan...(full article)

He didn’t step onto the Broadway stage with the same fanfare as Namath, Todd, O’Brien, Pennington or Sanchez — all No. 1 draft picks asked to be saviors of the green and whit...(full article)

The Jets played us like a fiddle when they signed quarterback Michael Vick in March, welcoming a seemingly open competition between the veteran and second-year incumbent, Geno Smit...(full article)

The Yankees have a puzzle. They have huge investments and equal-size physical concerns in their rotation. What to do? Pitching coach Larry Rothschild told The Post the Yankees are ...(full article)

Jets coach Rex Ryan has a favorite Michael Vick story, though telling it makes him cringe. His 2006 Baltimore Ravens defense was perhaps his best ever, but the coordinator barely...(full article)

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