Steve Lichtenstein

Jets GM Mike Maccagnan
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Steve Lichtenstein
March 07, 2019 - 11:54 am
In an ideal Jets world, the Cardinals will ignore the unflattering reports circulating on Tuesday and select Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the first overall pick in the NFL Draft on April 25. It’s still possible. Gang Green had Lady Luck on their side a year ago when the Giants bypassed a...
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Steve Lichtenstein
March 07, 2019 - 10:25 am
In the last two episodes of “As The Four Turns” on the Nets Basketball Network, Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson went with the player I had hoped he had eyes for when I watched the pilot way back in October. After falling in and out of love over and over with, in no particular order, Rondae Hollis-...
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Seth Jones of the Columbus Blue Jackets knocks the puck away from Kenny Agostino of the New Jersey Devils on March 5, 2019, at Prudential Center.
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Steve Lichtenstein
March 06, 2019 - 1:59 pm
The fact that New Jersey managed to play the desperate Blue Jackets tough for 65 minutes surely had many around the league shaking their heads muttering something like, “Any given Tuesday.” Click to read.
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March 04, 2019 - 11:45 am
In a new "City Game" podcast, host Steve Lichtenstein discusses the Nets' freefall and chats with Bleacher Report's Howard Beck.
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Robby Anderson
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Steve Lichtenstein
March 01, 2019 - 1:50 pm
The Jets do have the salary cap space--nearly $100 million--to match a major offer for restricted free agent Robby Anderson. The question then will be whether Maccagnan has the stomach for it.
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Devils forward Taylor Hall skates with the puck against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. The Carolina Hurricanes on March 2, 2018 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 28, 2019 - 5:51 pm
With the news Thursday hat Devils star left wing Taylor Hall, the 2017-18 NHL Hart Trophy winner as the league's MVP, underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and may not return to the ice this season, Devils fans are faced with this harrowing thought: What if the otherwise nondescript 3-0 defeat in...
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Feb 23, 2019; Charlotte, NC, USA; Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell (1) talks with referee Pat Fraher (26) during the second half against the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 28, 2019 - 9:03 am
Not much positive news emanated out of Brooklyn on Wednesday night. Despite a 10-0 head start against one of the few remaining sub-.500 clubs on their schedule, the Nets were embarrassed by the more desperate Wizards in a 125-116 defeat.
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 26, 2019 - 2:47 pm
In the latest episode of the "CityGame" podcast, we hear from Nets players Ed Davis and Joe Harris and head coach Kenny Atkinson, plus host Steve Lichtenstein chats with Associated Press writer Brian Mahoney. Click to listen.
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Marcus Johansson skates with the puck in the first period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center.
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 26, 2019 - 1:24 pm
The Devils completed their fire sale earlier in the day by shipping goalie Keith Kinkaid off to Columbus and, right before the trade deadline clock struck 3pm, top-six wing Marcus Johansson to Boston.
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Joe Harris and Jarrett Allen defend Damian Lillard
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Steve Lichtenstein
February 22, 2019 - 11:45 am
The Nets’ primary mission on their trip to Charlotte on Saturday, obviously, is to beat one of the five other teams challenging them for the final three seeds in the Eastern Conference playoff race. While there, the Nets might also want to kidnap Hornets forward Frank Kaminsky and get him on the...
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