Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Your Late Night Fix 2.27.07 [J. Mark English]

  • Judy Battista ponders whether the death of a dog is the latest stain for the NFL.
  • New York Islanders complete a trade before the deadline: The Edmonton Oilers couldn't reach a new deal with Ryan Smyth so they dealt the star forward to the New York Islanders just before Tuesday's NHL trade deadline....The Oilers received prospects Robert Nilsson and Ryan O'Marra -- both first-round draft picks -- and a first-round selection in this year's draft for Smyth.
  • As the deadline expires, the New York Rangers actually win a home game...with a 4-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
  • Ben Shpigel chronicles the journey of Mets pitcher Jorge Sosa who's been an infielder, then an outfielder, and now a pitcher.
  • Pitcher Kei Igawa looks impressive in first sighting for the Yankees.
  • Despite losing Crawford, the New York Knicks sizzled last night against the Heat.

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