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Bengals rip Giants in Cincinnati

Andy Dalton threw for four scores, A.J. Green caught seven catches for 85 yards and Eli Manning’s struggles extended into Week 10 as the Giants’ losing streak reached two games with a 31-13 loss to the Bengals.

Joe Johnson: 'No team should outwork us'

Monday night at the Barclays Center, the Nets blew a 22-point lead, were outscored 32-10 in the fourth quarter -- when it's winning time -- dropped a 107-96 decision to the Minnesota Timberwolves and were booed off their fresh new court.

Giants vs. Steelers Studs and Duds

The Giants' uncanny knack of leaving points on the board while in the red zone combined with the ongoing struggles of their franchise quarterback and poor special teams contributed to the end of a four-game winning streak.

Brooklyn Nets preview: Timberwolves vs. Nets

Following an emotional 107-100 win over the Toronto Raptors in the first game in Brooklyn for any major pro sports team in 55 years, the Brooklyn Nets play Game 2 at the Barclays Center on Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Mikhail Prokhorov thinking big -- very big

Mikhail Prokhorov, who spent zillions, billions and trillions on the Barclays Center and retooling a Nets team that three seasons ago won 12 games, is demanding not only excellence, but mastery.

Giants vs Cowboys analysis: Studs and Duds

The New York Giants rarely make it easy on themselves, but almost always find a way to win.

Deron Williams leads Nets in more ways than one

Deron Williams is more than just the Nets' leader. He became the centerpiece of the team's rebranding campaign since agreeing to stay with the organization for $98.7 over five years instead of returning home to Dallas.

Brooklyn Nets have much work to do

Judging from a sold-out Nassau Coliseum, the Nets can ball with the Knicks, even outlast them, but the Grapple for the Apple? Well, that's going to take some time.

Peter ‘Kid Chocolate" Quillin wins WBO title

It took 12 breathtaking rounds to decide the WBO middleweight title fight between champion Hassan N'Dam and Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin.

Danny Jacobs knocks out Josh Luteran in Round 1

Back inside a boxing ring for the first time in nearly 18 months, Danny Jacobs wasted no time in wiping out Josh Luteran with a vicious left hook-right uppercut combination to score the knockout at 1:13 of the first round.