New York Teams
The New York Mets Morning Briefing for Tuesday talks about the Mets working out at Citi Field before traveling to Los Angeles for the NLDS.
Chris Ivory carried the ball 29 times for 166 yards and a touchdown for the New York Jets against the Dolphins in London.
Brooklyn's defense was in preseason form against Turkish pro team Fenerbahce Ulker, which handed the Nets a 101-96 loss on Monday.
Houston GM Jeff Luhnow says it's every kid's dream to play a postseason game at Yankee Stadium. The surprising Astros get their chance Tuesday night.
Kristaps Porzingis has a long way to go, but his versatile game reminds assistant coach Kurt Rambis of a combination of Pau Gasol and Dirk Nowtizki.
Porzingis part Dirk, part Pau Gasol?
New York assistant coach Kurt Rambis spoke highly of the Knicks' first-round pick, but cautioned: "You [reporters] haven't seen it yet and probably all of it won't come out for three, four, five years either. He's got to grow up, mature, develop, get stronger, get used to the NBA game."
Where do the Rangers' forwards rank?
The reigning Presidents' Trophy winners lost Carl Hagelin and Martin St. Louis this offseason. How do their remaining forwards stack up against the rest of the NHL in 2015-16. Top forward units (Insider)
Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony says he hasn't thought about exercising his no-trade clause.
Girardi hopes CC's choice helps others
Yanks manager Joe Girardi said starter CC Sabathia told him that he needed help battling alcoholism in Baltimore Sunday. "If CC is a guy who can step up in a situation like that, I hope it gives other people confidence to step up," Girardi said.
The New York Yankees figure to be very right-handed on the bench against Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel for the wild-card game.
Can Melo bounce back?
At times, Carmelo Anthony has shown minimal effort on the defensive end, but that could be blamed on his injured knee. Bradford Doolittle has an in-depth analysis breaking down Melo in the triangle and the rest of New York's roster. Knicks player profiles (Insider)
Can Lopez lead the Nets?
Brook Lopez is an efficient scorer and above-average rim protector. Can he recapture his All-Star form to keep the Nets relevant in the East? Kevin Pelton has an in-depth analysis breaking down Brooklyn’s roster. Nets player profiles (Insider)
Pair of Giants jump off the screen
Kerry Wynn and Devon Kennard were both winners from Week 4, according to Robert Mays. Which of the plays they made impressed him the most? Grantland: NFL winners and losers
Big showdown just one day away
Astros-Yankees gets MLB's postseason started Tuesday (8 p.m. ET on ESPN) with the AL wild-card game at Yankee Stadium. Alex Rodriguez helped the Yankees reach their first playoff game since 2012.
The Angels introduced Billy Eppler as their 12th general manager on Monday, a day after their season ended. The big-budget club missed the postseason for the fifth time in six years.
Nets taking stock of roster
Andrea Bargnani, suffering from hamstring tightness, underwent a precautionary MRI, which was negative. Bargnani will skip Brooklyn's matchup with Fenerbahce Ulker tonight and his $50 million teammate, Thaddeus Young, will join him on the bench to start the game. Young, the projected regular-season starter, will play off the bench as coach Lionel Hollins gets a better look at other lineups.
Given the injury status of several members of the Jets, coach Todd Bowles thinks the bye week is coming at a good time for the team.
Jets coach Todd Bowles insisted Monday there won't be any issues mixing Sheldon Richardson back into the defensive line when the team returns from the bye.
Robin Lopez loves Dick Van Dyke's jacket
Lopez bought Dick Van Dyke's jacket from the movie Mary Poppins in an auction. "I'm a big fan of the movie," Lopez said. He paid approximately $50,000 for the jacket, he says.