New York Teams
Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer
Two names to keep an eye out for with Brooklyn as free agency approaches are Jeremy Lin and Kent Bazemore, who both got better under Nets coach Kenny Atkinson while he was an assistant in New York (Lin) and Atlanta (Bazemore).
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Knicks say Cleanthony Early did not practice with NY's summer league team today due to a strained left hamstring. He is day-to-day.
Buster Olney weighs in on the Mets' decision to keep Noah Syndergaard in their rotation despite the hard-throwing righty's elbow issue.
Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer
Starlin Castro gets the day off today, and Ronald Torreyes gets a rare day on as the Yankees go for the split against the Rangers this afternoon. Here's the lineup vs RHP A.J. Griffin: Ellsbury cf, Gardner lf, Rodriguez DH, McCann c, Teixeira 1b, Headley 3b, Gregorius ss, Hicks rf, Torreyes 2b. Pineda pitching
Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson could be a factor in signing Jeremy Lin since he has a great relationship with the point guard.
The Mets' Seth Lugo is being promoted from Las Vegas, and his journey to the majors included overcoming nerve damage and lumbar spinal fusion surgery.
Teams with lots of money to spend
The Lakers have plenty of cap space to work with this summer, as do the 76ers and Nets. The Celtics, Magic, Mavericks and Rockets could also be poised to make noise on the market.
In a rematch of last season's National League Championship Series, the Mets take on the NL-leading Cubs in a four-game series starting Thursday.
After getting swept in Washington, Terry Collins and the Mets face a big test with a homestand that includes the Cubs, Marlins and, yes, the Nationals.
Teams expect the Yankees to try to trade both Andrew Miller and Aroldis Chapman, but the price won't be cheap, especially for Miller.
How the huge deal between the Montreal Canadiens and Nashville Predators came together might surprise you. Plus, we look at the day's other big deal, which has generated considerable heat.
In a public service announcement that debuted Thursday on "Good Morning America," Jason Pierre-Paul briefly recounted what went through his mind July 4 when a firework went off in his hand.
Since 2012, Ryan Tannehill has been sacked more than any other NFL quarterback. We ask AFC East reporters if they think that will change in 2016.
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Right-hander Seth Lugo, who can serve in a starting or relief capacity, is being promoted to the Mets, according to the Record. Lugo is 3-4 with a 6.55 ERA in 19 appearances (13 starts) this season with Triple-A Las Vegas. The Mets obviously need coverage in case Steven Matz has an elbow issue and needs to depart. Logan Verrett threw 92 pitches Wednesday in Washington and would be unavailable for that role. Lugo, 26, already is on the 40-man roster.
How do the division's other teams view/handle the New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr.? Rival ESPN NFC East reporters debate.
Dan Szymborski presents the new and improved Future Ranks, looking at how each team sets up for the next five years, plus an MVP over the span and the year it has the best chance to win a title.
The New York Mets are reeling after losing three straight to the Nationals, and now they have to face a motivated Cubs team they swept in the NLCS.
The latest notes, updates and analysis on the Knicks from around the web.
When you're lacking in talent like the Nets are and seemingly everyone else has cap space, it helps to tamp down expectations -- and to get creative.
"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.