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Take Two: Which Big 12 draft pick found best fit?

In this week's Big 12 Take Two, we're taking a closer look at two Big 12 players who ended up in great fits as draft picks with their new NFL teams.

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Inside the NHL: Islanders and Lightning, who's looking better? (3:07)

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

The Islanders posted a 25-11-5 record on home ice during the regular season and a 2-1 mark already in the playoffs. With Game 3 of their second-round series against the Lightning Tuesday night at Barclays Center, New York is expected a great atmosphere. "The energy is going to be off the charts in this building like it has been the first three games of the playoffs," said Islanders' Kyle Okposo. "We're looking forward to it. You've just got to use that energy in a positive way and you can't be running around out of position, but at the same time you've got to be finishing your hits, playing with energy, playing with urgency and playing desperate out there."

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How does Fitzpatrick fit into the market?

While Ryan Fitzpatrick isn't on the trade market, the free agent is still subject to the same forces as the other quarterbacks on the trading block. What are Fitzpatrick's options following the draft? NFL trade market

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Islanders coach Jack Capuano doesn't want his team to get overly excited for Game 3 on home ice.

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Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

Islanders' Josh Bailey could return to the lineup for Game 3 Tuesday night at Barclays Center. He's also looking forward to the home crowd.

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Inside the NHL: Playoff pontifications (10:30)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

For those on Carmelo Anthony Trade watch: Doc Rivers told reporters Monday that he will not trade Blake Griffin, regardless of any offers that may arise. Griffin-for-Carmelo is one of the most frequently discussed scenarios when a potential Carmelo trade is brought up. Anthony, of course, has a no-trade clause in his contract, which has 3 years remaining.

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Not getting any easier for New York

The Yankees are off to a rough start this season, and their next four series will come against four teams with winning records.

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Colon continues to make his mark

Bartolo Colon picked up the 220th win of his career on Monday, moving him ahead of Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez all-time among Dominican-born pitchers.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Larry Bird told the Indianapolis Star that he's unsure if Frank Vogel will return next season. If Vogel is fired, could he be a candidate for the Knicks? It's worth noting that Vogel was an advanced scout for Phil Jackson's Lakers in 2005-06. Here's Vogel heaping praise on Jackson in a 2013 interview: "From the standpoint of studying the NBA game, I was always a big fan of Phil Jackson and his approach," Vogel told Nuvo. "Obviously he had great players, but there were a lot of coaches with great players that didn't win at the level he did. That was a big reason why I hired [Pacers associate head coach] Brian Shaw. He was as close to Phil as anyone could be and I thought I could rely on that experience and it's been awesome."

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Yankees struggling in all areas

Both New York's offense and pitching have been notably worse than the team's figures last season through 23 games.

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Jets won't increase offer to Fitzpatrick (1:11)
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Riddick: Jets need to be patient with Hackenberg (1:36)

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Even after drafting Eli Apple in the first round, the Giants still could use depth at cornerback. And former Bengal Leon Hall, a veteran who can play the nickel position, could offer them that. Fox reports that Hall is visiting the Giants on Tuesday. My understand is that Hall has visited several teams this offseason, and that the big concerns about him are on the medical end of it – particularly a back injury that gave him trouble late last year. If he checks out physically and the Giants' doctors clear him, he makes sense as a signing for them. But don't be surprised if it takes a while.

1927 Yankees diary

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  • 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.