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NFL champion Giants begin season vs. Cowboys

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- A good start is what is on the line this time when the New York Giants host the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL season opener.. The stakes were much greater the last time the NFC East foes faced off to close the last regular season. New

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Kings, Devils set for Cup final

NEWARK, N.J. -- A little less than two years after battling for the services of high-scoring free agent forward Ilya Kovalchuk, the New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings are going after a bigger prize -- the Stanley Cup.. To tell the truth, hardly anyone picked the Devils and

Smith scores season-high 26 as Hawks beat Nets

Josh Smith scored a season-high 26 points and the Atlanta Hawks shot nearly 54 percent from the field in beating the New Jersey Nets for the third time this season, 106-101 on Monday night.

Hungry, tested Falcons take on Giants

The New York Giants are only four years removed from their last Super Bowl victory, and they have nothing on the Atlanta Falcons in terms of postseason experience. The Giants (9-7) will be the novices today when they host the Falcons (10-6) today.

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Falcons, Giants showcase big-play offenses in playoffs

Anyone looking for the big play this weekend, the coast-to-coast catch and run, should turn on the NFC wild-card game with the Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants

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Williams, Hawks ruin Nets final NJ opener

Marvin Williams had 14 points and nine rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks opened a double-digit lead early and cruised to a 106-70 victory over the sluggish Nets on Tuesday night in their final home opener in New Jersey.

North Carolina dominates Marquette 81-63

Tyler Zeller had 27 points and 15 rebounds, and North Carolina took control early for a change, rolling to an 81-63 victory on Friday night at the Prudential Center.

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Kovalchuk agrees to deal with Devils

Ilya Kovalchuk is staying with the New Jersey Devils, agreeing to a staggering 17-year, $102 million deal with the team.

Giants DE Umenyiora needs surgery, to miss season

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The New York Giants' road back to the Super Bowl is going to be a lot tougher than expected.

Former Giants GM not saying 'I told you so' about Manning

CHANDLER, Ariz. - Vindication for former New York Giants general manager Ernie Accorsi came in one gut-wrenching, last-minute drive engineered by Eli Manning to win the Super Bowl.

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