Sarah Smith

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  • 17 years ago

    As the curtain descends on this Cinderella Knicks season, everybody is looking for an angle. From the immigrant cab drivers idling outside Madison Square Garden to the neighborhood bar in Spike Lee's old Brooklyn stomping grounds, the comeback sce...

  • 17 years ago

    Some called it divine intervention. Others preferred to leave the Lord out of it. Whatever you chalked it up to, the Knicks were looking at daylight in the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in five years. For a team used to playing with...

  • 17 years ago

    The New Look Knicks— that fancy, fleet-footed team that seemed so destined for greatness back in early February— have finally arrived. It took a while— a whole season, in fact— but they're here, coming off the bench for the mos...

  • 17 years ago

    What a difference a play makes. For once, the Knicks didn't live or die with a last-second shot by Patrick Ewing. Instead, the oft-too-deferential Allan Houston became the hero on Sunday when his last-second runner dropped in, clinching the Knicks...

  • 17 years ago

    The recently demoted Ernie Grunfeld would probably be the first to say that the job of Knicks GM is a lot harder than it looks. And although it's difficult to fathom that anyone could have racked up the NBA's highest payroll while assembling such ...

  • 17 years ago

    "There are two kinds of men among football coaches," says Rachael Walder, who has worked as an assistant for a number of them. "The ones who believe in you and nurture you, and the ones who think you're just an attractive ornament around the offic...


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