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Morning Coffee! Ivan Nova Is Actually Pretty Good Edition

Good morning, New York/New Jersey sports fans! Let's take our first look around the regional sports scene for a beautiful Tuesday morning.

Ivan Nova Brilliant As Yankees Defeat Cincinnati Reds, 5-3: Ivan Nova gave up one run in eight strong innings as the Yankees defeated the Reds. Nova (7-4) is pitching better than many thought he could.

Derek Jeter: Yankee Captain Getting Kicked While He's Down: Move him down in the lineup. Trade for Jose Reyes. Let Eduardo Nunez keep the shortstop job. Derek Jeter seems to be taking hits from everywhere these days.

NFL Lockout 2011: John Mara Key Figure At Crucial Owners' Meetings: NFL owners meetings will be held Tuesday and Wednesday in Chicago. If the NFL season is going to start on time then owners have to come out of this get-together on the same page.

2011 NBA Draft: Knicks, Jimmer Fredette Reportedly Have Eyes For One Another: The Knicks reportedly have Fredette in their sights as a possibility in this week's NBA Draft. Fredette, for his part, has said the Knicks and New Jersey Nets are the teams he would most like to play for.

2011 NBA Draft: Nets Work Out Dwight Hardy Of St. John's: The Nets have continued to hold draft workouts, and the former St. John's star was the headliner on Monday.

Red Bulls Protest 'Unacceptable' Officiating In Game Vs. Portland: New York took the unusual step of issuing a statement to the media about the officiating following Sunday's 3-3 draw in which Thierry Henry was given a red card and 25 fouls were called on the Red Bulls to just five for the Timbers.