Tuesday, November 17
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Jets coach Rex Ryan revealed to The Post yesterday that in the wake of his team's disastrous 24-22 loss to the Jaguars, he plans on reaching out for advice to more than a few people outside the organization, including his father, Buddy Ryan, Brian Billick, Jack Del Rio, Marvin Lewis . . . and former Jets and Giants coach Bill Parcells. "It's not like Bill Belichick's gonna talk to me," Ryan said. "Parcells may. I may put a call out to him. I know a lot of guys in this business. . . . I'm searching right now." (New York Post)Comment
General Manager Tony Reagins on Monday shot down a Foxsports.com report that the Angels are one of three teams, along with the Yankees and Red Sox, that have expressed serious interest in free-agent outfielder Matt Holliday. The team's top priorities are to re-sign pitcher John Lackey and third baseman Chone Figgins. (Los Angeles Times)Comment
Iverson to meet with Knicks
Can Allen Iverson save the Knicks' season, rescue them at the box office or at least make them relevant again? Donnie Walsh will spend the next 48 hours debating what impact, both negative and positive, Iverson could have on the organization. Walsh, the Knicks' president, confirmed Monday night that the club will explore the possibility of signing Iverson, the former league MVP who was placed on waivers yesterday by the Memphis Grizzlies. A source close to Iverson says he'd be eager to play in Mike D'Antoni's up-tempo system. Iverson had similar interest over the summer but the Knicks passed. (New York Daily News)Comment
Phoenix's Paul Bissonnette Tampa Bay's Matt Walker mix it up during the Lightning's 4-1 victory on Monday.
A bird's eye view of John Wall's game-winning shot against Miami (Ohio) on Monday.
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This Day in Sports
- 1976 -- Yankee catcher Thurman Munson (.302, 17,105) easily outdistances Royals third baseman George Brett to become the American League?s MVP.
- 1991 -- Detroit lineman Mike Utley suffers a spinal injury in a game against Los Angeles that left him paralyzed from the chest down.
- 2000 -- Pacers guard Reggie Miller becomese the 25th player in NBA history to score 20,000 career points as he tallied 30 points in a 92-90 loss to Golden State.
- 2008 -- Albert Pujols (.357, 37 ,116) wins the second Most Valuable Player award of his eight-year major league career.