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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

By releasing rookie Tom Hackett, the Jets are left with only one punter on the roster -- fellow Aussie Lachlan Edwards (4), a seventh round pick.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

There he is, newly signed Ryan Fitzpatrick (14), stretching alongside Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg. Interestingly, Geno Smith was stretching in a different area, away from the QBs.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Muhammad Wilkerson, Devin Smith, Khiry Robinson, James Carpenter, Breno Giacomini & Kendall James have been placed on the Active/PUP list by the Jets. They're not practicing.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Loudspeaker playing "Welcome Back" (theme from old Kotter show) as Jets' practice stretching begins.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

To make room for Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Jets waived P Tom Hackett. So much for Aussie vs Aussie punting competition.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Seven minutes before the start of the first practice, the Jets announce the signing of Ryan Fitzpatrick.

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Matthew Coller

Harvard star Jimmy Vesey is testing free agency this summer. Who will he pick? We break down the selling points, drawbacks for Vesey's short list, and identify some wild cards. Which NHL team will land Jimmy Vesey?

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben McAdoo was noncommittal on Victor Cruz prior to conditioning tests. Still seems likely he'll avoid PUP list. McAdoo said the 3 Giants that will begin training camp on PUP are DT Damon Harrison (knee), LB J.T. Thomas (hamstring) and DT Jay Bromley (ankle).

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Giants' moves should pay off early

New York's spending spree could wreak havoc on the cap in a few years, but Dan Graziano is focused on the present right now. For 2016, the pricey new arrivals should be a big help. Moves with immediate impact

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Youth is served as McCullers beats Yanks

Lance McCullers struck out 10 in the Astros' win over the Yankees on Wednesday. Over the last 40 years, only three pitchers have beaten the Yankees while recording 10 or more K's at a younger age than McCullers (22 years, 299 days old), the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

  • Moose Haas (21 years, 355 days on April 12, 1978)
  • Mark Prior (22 years, 274 days on June 8, 2003)
  • Matt Moore (22 years, 96 days on Sept. 22, 2011)

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Jets' late signing will pay dividends

How important was it for the Jets to re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick? Well, Dan Graziano pegs it as one of the 20 most impactful moves of the offseason. Moves with immediate impact

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Justin Pugh told me he's at 320 pounds, the most he's ever been. Credited new strength and conditioning coach Aaron Wellman and his program. You can see the difference in Pugh. He looks bigger and more solid

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'Everybody wins' with Fitzpatrick deal (1:37)

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

In case you're wondering, Ryan Fitzpatrick's $12 million salary on his one-year deal puts him 23rd among quarterbacks based on average per year, per ESPN data. The 22nd guy is Tom Brady ($15 million).

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Fantasy expectations for Ryan Fitzpatrick (1:13)
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Thursday's Mets-Rockies lineups

Here are the lineups for Thursday's series opener between the New York Mets and the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins is not confident Jose Reyes will be able to return to the lineup on Friday, which had been the hope. Reyes suffered a strained intercostal muscle on his left side on Tuesday. "He was pretty sore last night when he left here," Collins said.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Terry Collins says the day off for Yoenis Cespedes is more than a prudent day off. The balky right quadriceps muscle has flared up. "My leg's pretty sore tonight," Cespedes told Collins late Wednesday. Collins said it's possible Cespedes' absence could last beyond one day.

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Piazza: No one goes into HOF alone (2:02)
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Brandon Marshall makes high-stakes bet with Antonio Brown (0:29)

1927 Yankees diary

  • Robert Hunt
  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.