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Nigel Hayes, an Outspoken Star With Wisconsin, Signs With the Knicks

The Knicks signed three free agents Friday, including Nigel Hayes, a forward from Wisconsin who helped lead the Badgers to two Final Fours and who became recognized later in his college career for his outspokenness in addressing social issues. Hayes played for the Knicks’ summer league team in Orlando, Fla., ...

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The Knick Who’s Barely 19: Ntilikina Is ‘Enjoying the Moment’

Last month, at a media event in New York City, Frank Ntilikina met Spike Lee, the filmmaker and Knicks über-fan. Lee has never been shy about sharing his thoughts, certainly not when it comes to his beloved basketball team. He is like many Knicks fans: devoted yet beaten down. The ...

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Red Sox 3, Yankees 2 | 10 Innings: Aroldis Chapman’s Woes Doom Yankees to Series Loss Against Red Sox

As Aroldis Chapman walked off the mound on Sunday, having surrendered the lead to the Boston Red Sox and then the ball to Manager Joe Girardi, he heard boos from the crowd at Yankee Stadium. It was another shaky performance from Chapman, who gave up a game-tying home run to ...

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On Pro Basketball: Once in the Vanguard of Diversity, Knicks Build a Future That Echoes the Past

On Pro Basketball By HARVEY ARATON A reliable and deserving piñata for critics since the turn of the century, the Knicks are suddenly drawing applause for going all-in on front-office diversity, for being progressively bold, for doing the right thing. Please be advised: This is not the first time in ...

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Zach Randolph Arrested on Marijuana Charge Amid Skirmish With Police

LOS ANGELES — Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was arrested on a marijuana charge after several police cars were vandalized when a large gathering became unruly at a Los Angeles housing project, authorities said Thursday. Randolph, 36, a former Knick, was taken into custody late Wednesday on suspicion of possessing ...

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Knicks Add Michael Beasley, a Well-Traveled Forward

Michael Beasley has had a well-traveled career. Once the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 N.B.A. draft, Beasley was seen as a star in the making. Instead, he became a basketball vagabond, and by the end of last season, he had played for five N.B.A. teams along with spending ...

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Craig Robinson Is Reportedly Joining the Knicks’ Front Office

The Knicks continue to make changes to their front office, and they have now hired Craig Robinson, who has coaching and executive experience on both the college and professional levels but perhaps is best known for being the brother of Michelle Obama, the former first lady. Robinson’s appointment has not ...

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Charges Against Charles Oakley Dropped

Charges against the former Knicks star Charles Oakley stemming from an altercation at Madison Square Garden in February were dismissed Friday. While Mr. Oakley had originally promised to fight the charges all the way through the legal process, he accepted a dismissal at Manhattan Criminal Court and asserted that it ...

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Kyrie Irving Wants to Play for the Knicks. That’s Good News and Bad.

These are tempting times for the Knicks and their newly assembled front-office team. Kyrie Irving, a bona fide All-Star, is lobbying to play for them, signaling that the stench of the Phil Jackson era has been quickly cleansed. Longtime followers of the Knicks, without a championship to crow about since ...

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Back in Baltimore, Carmelo Anthony Keeps His Remarks Low-Key

BALTIMORE — Wearing a medal for meritorious service hung around his neck by Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, Carmelo Anthony decided the time had come on Wednesday for him to break his months of relative silence. “I felt the pressure to come say a couple words,” Anthony said. “It was only ...

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