On the eve of the 2015-16 NHL season, here are the players who Vegas thinks have the best shot at taking home some hardware in the spring.
New York Teams
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Yoenis Cespedes calls it a "privilege" to participate in the postseason with the Mets before Tuesday's workout (through interpreter).
The 2015 New York Yankees could make a strong run in the playoffs this year. They could also make a quick exit. Here are five reasons for both sides.
Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer
Giants TE Daniel Fells is being treated for MRSA, and the team's locker room, other facilities have been scrubbed as a precaution.
Todd Bowles loves Chips Ahoy. On Monday, the company announced it sent a cookie care package -- including a Bowles coffee mug -- to the Jets coach.
Rookie left-hander Steven Matz threw a bullpen session on Tuesday at Citi Field.
Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss Monday night's controversial win for the Seattle Seahawks, Joe Philbin's firing, Charlie Strong's hot seat, CC Sabathia's entrance to rehab and more.
The Yankees have decided to take a designated base stealer and a third catcher into Tuesday night's wild-card game against the Houston Astros.
Mike Greenberg, Mike Golic and Cris Carter discuss the Seahawks' MNF victory over the Lions and CC Sabathia's entrance to rehab. Plus, Buster Olney, John Smoltz and Jeff Daniels join the show.
Is Melo a top-10 player?
When he's going good, New York's Carmelo Anthony is a fantasy stud. Have his injuries and age hurt his stock, though? Top 200 fantasy rankings
The league of Legends and Leaders is deeper, chicer, and more interesting than ever before -- or at least since Woody and Bo were patrolling the sidelines. Look no further than the latest AP poll, which contains five Big Ten teams, including two in the top five. Herewith, I present 14 explanations for this phenomenon, because we all know that 14 is the new 10.
Tough road ahead for the Mets
Of our 23 baseball analysts surveyed, only six have New York making it past Los Angeles in the NLDS. Does anybody see the Mets making it to the World Series? Playoff picks
Two teams that most thought had little (Yankees) or no (Astros) chance to make the playoffs when the season began meet Tuesday night in the Bronx. Time to break down the AL wild-card game.
Can Cy Young contender Dallas Keuchel thrive on short rest? Is Masahiro Tanaka ready to tame the homer-happy Astros? Which struggling bullpen can get it together in time? The answers will determine which side advances to the ALDS.
Low expectations for Yanks in playoffs
Of our 23 baseball analysts surveyed, none have New York making it past the ALDS this postseason. There aren't many that have the Yankees winning Tuesday's wild-card game, either. Playoff picks
How to bet Astros-Yankees
Our experts would take the Astros if this was a long series, but in a one-game, winner-take-all setting, the bullpens could dominate a low-scoring game. Betting strategy (Insider)
Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer
Something to watch for if the wild card game is close. The Yankees have put Rico Noel on their roster to be a base stealer late in games. He was 5-for-7 stealing bases this season. He only batted twice in his 15 games in the majors.
Buster Olney lays out his voting for the six major awards and previews the AL wild-card game, noting the Yankees have tough lineup decisions to make.
Buster Olney and Jayson Stark discuss CC Sabathia checking himself into rehab, the way the Yankees handled the situation and the implications of Sabathia's absence on the team.