The New York Knicks continued their upward climb towards .500 with their third straight victory, a 102-92 win over the Miami Heat. The team was fueled by Carmelo Anthony's 29 points, Raymond Felton's 14 dimes, and the absence of JR Smith, who was benched and fined $50,000 for his shoelace prank. The Knicks have now beaten Miami four of the last five times they've played, going back to last season.

 

Percy Harvin says he's ready to go against the Saints.

 

Dan LeBatard has been barred from voting in future MLB Hall of Fame votes for giving his vote away to Deadspin.

 

OJ Simpson's lawyer says his client did not ask President Obama for a pardon, contrary to reports on the web.
 

Here are the NBA highlights from last night.

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

HBO announced the next season of Boardwalk Empire will be the final season.

 

Drake, Diddy, J. Cole and TLC will all perform Super Bowl concerts this year.
 

In addition to Coachella, Outkast will also headline New York's Governors Ball.

 

Jae Millz rhymed over Pete Rock and CL Smooth's classic. Bold.

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

The battle at Falluja was one of the bloodiest in the Afghanistan war, when US Marines fought for control of the territory and pushed al Qaeda operatives out. Just under 10 years later, Falluja fell to al Qaeda once more, much to the dismay of the Marines who fought for it.

 

Georgia's Speaker of the House will consider a medical marijuana bill.

 

Chris Christie's two-hour press conference might be the least of his worries if citizens decide to sue the government or if the feds launch an investigation.

 

President Obama sent disaster relief aid to West Virginia after a coal chemical spill in the Charleston River made all water completely unsafe and unusable.

 

GOTTA HAVE IT

 

Busta Rhymes and Azaelia Banks hopped on Beyonce's "Partition."