The New York Knicks celebrated the signing of Amare Stoudemire on Thursday at Madison Square Garden, await LeBron James’ decision.
This is an attempt to make sense of the market, which has been boiled down to four big names remaining in the pot (LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and Carlos Boozer), five teams with max cap space (Miami, New Jersey, Chicago, New York and the Clippers) as well as the franchise with the most to lose (Cleveland). James will announce his decision Thursday night at 9 p.m. on ESPN, and my reading is that he will be left to choose from as many as three compelling teams that clearly are offering him the best opportunity to win — and winning has always been the No.
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia won’t need surgery; no DL decision on Victor Martinez.
But the fight isn’t over, as the administration quickly announced plans to appeal a judge’s decision to overturn Obama’s 6 month moratorium on offshore drilling.
President Obama’s decision to replace Gen. Stanley McChrystal with Gen. David Petraeus is “a masterstroke,” says analyst Fareed Zakaria.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he still doesn’t have enough information to make a decision on possibly disciplining Vince Young.