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    February 19, 2013

    NBA at Midseason: Can Anyone Stop the Knicks (From Completely Losing Steam)?

    I love Stephen A. Smith, I really do, and it's great fun watching him play the Harlem Globetrotters to Skip Bayless's Washington Generals on ESPN's First Take. (And I really love Jay Pharoah's impression on SNL). But I'm getting a little tired of The Kobe Bryant Show. It isn't like the Lakers are o ... More >>

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    December 22, 2011

    Sound Of The City's 2011 NBA Preview: Each Team, Paired With An Album From The Past Year

    Think of the orange car as a clue. ​The resurrected NBA season kicks off (thankfully, finally) on Sunday. To celebrate, we've paired each team with a notable album from the past year; the list, with tweet-sized justifications, is below. (NB, although the NBA-savvy of you might have already fig ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    Perky 'Islanders' Have Own Sport, Arena Controversy

    An Islanders arena campaign ad tries to warn of the consequences of a "no" vote, by using actual footage of the team's defense dissolving.​Today's Daily News features an editorial on next Monday's New York Islanders arena vote, which is notable for a couple of reasons: One, it's a rare acknowl ... More >>

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    April 20, 2011

    Valiant Losses? Here's Why the Knicks Shouldn't Even Be Playing

    ​Let's put the Knicks' postseason performance so far into perspective. Yes, Melo's dazzling performance in Tuesday's night game -- not just the 4 points but the 17 rebounds and six assists, not to mention the 13 points in a row -- was the most memorable Knicks night in several years. And yes, ... More >>

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    June 3, 2010

    Download "Reggie Miller," Super Chron Flight Brothers' Wonder Years-Sampling Stroll Down Rap Nostalgia Lane

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. ​Brooklyn hip-hop boundary-pushers Super Chron Flight Brothers--a.k.a. MCs Billy Woods and Privilege--spit daring, free-associative rhymes reminiscent of vintage Ultramagnetic or first-generation Def ... More >>

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    March 12, 2010

    Reggie Miller Back to Torment Knicks Fans

    ​To the entertainment and delight of Knicks fans everywhere, Reggie Miller is back. Filmmaker Dan Klores, director of acclaimed documentaries as Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story, Crazy Love, and Black Magic -- the history of the rise of basketball in historically black colleges and uni ... More >>

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    May 15, 2009

    Wayman Tisdale, R.I.P.

    Here he is doing Barry White with Toby Keith. And why not. SOTC rarely traffics in smooth-jazz talk, it's true, but let us nonetheless doff our caps for basketball star and bassist extraordinaire Wayman Tisdale, who's died of cancer at 44. After a beloved college stint with the Oklahoma Sooners an ... More >>

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    February 24, 2009

    Tuesday's Headlines: Murdoch Apologizes for Chimp Cartoon

    HARKAVY is now blogging at The Smart AssetYour Tuesday New York headlines...Murdoch apologizes for chimp cartoon: "We made a mistake." Says after talking to editors, "we will seek to be more attuned to the sensitivities of our community."The Times continues its white panic over tough times: 1. New Y ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009

    Reggie Miller Swats Knick Fans Who Cheered Kobe

    As Mets fans, we expressed confusion that that Knicks fans at the Garden, and even Spike Lee, would cheer Kobe Bryant of the Lakers throughout Monday's game against their own team. Former Indiana Pacers great Reggie Miller, who was frequently abused by the same fair-weather fans, goes further: "I wa ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2008

    The Prophet Isiah

    Thomas's inane talk about a Knicks championship might actually portend something positive

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    November 21, 2006

    Doubting Thomas

    Even Isiah can't fix the Knicks

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    November 23, 2004

    Unquiet Riot

    Media come out slugging after the NBA brawl in Detroit, throw in sucker punches, 'moral' lessons

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    April 22, 2003
  • Specials

    July 2, 2002
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    June 18, 2002

    Hoop Dreams

    Imagine It: Tim Duncan as a Net, and LeBron James as a Knick

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    May 7, 2002

    Here's Looking at You, Kidd

    Just Give Him the Damn Ball!

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    March 12, 2002

    Beauty and the East

    Can the Nets Survive a Bashing by the Ugly Stick of Playoff Ball?

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    January 8, 2002

    The Year of the Replay

    One Punch After Another . . . and Another . . . and Another . . .

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    May 1, 2001
  • Art

    April 10, 2001

    Who Got Game?

    • • • Running the Numbers on College Sports

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    November 14, 2000


    The Knicks Front Line Looks Like a Doughnut: There’s a Big Hole in the Middle

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    June 27, 2000
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    May 23, 2000

    Heat Burn Knicks

    New York Beats Miami, but Emerges Singed for Indy

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    May 9, 2000

    The Same Old Song

    Knicks Heat: A Ragged Rivalry Made of Worn-Out Story Lines

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    April 25, 2000

    Hard Road to Glory

    The Minefields That Lurk Between the Knicks and a Conference Title

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    February 29, 2000

    Full-Court Press

    Knicks Clamp Down on the Working Media

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    November 23, 1999

    The Big-Guard Backcourt

    Pairing Up Sprewell and Houston Is Just What the Knicks Need

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    June 8, 1999


    In the City of Point Guards, Can the Knick Playmakers Deliver?

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    June 1, 1999

    Sideline Stoic

    A Man of Few Words, Larry Bird Still Gets Through to His Players

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    May 25, 1999

    Second String Saviors?

    The Knicks Place Their Fate in the Hands of Their Bench Players

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    February 16, 1999

    Bench Coach

    Herb Williams doesn't get on the court often, but he's invaluable off it

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    February 2, 1999

    Gettin' Physical

    What it takes to get in NBA shape

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    January 5, 1999

    Winners Take All

    The Seventh Annual Village Voice Sportswriters Poll