New York Teams

Gasol-less Grizzlies lead at half

After falling behind the Nets in the first quarter, Memphis used a big second quarter to take a 50-45 halftime lead in Brooklyn. The Grizzlies are playing their first game since losing Marc Gasol to a broken foot. Follow live

Mets' farm system plummets in rankings

New York is still well-stocked with position players. Unfortunately, most of the pitching left in trades for Tyler Clippard and Yoenis Cespedes, leaving the Mets dependent on the health of their five young stars in the big league rotation. Ranking all 30 farm systems (Insider)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Reliever Carlos Torres has agreed to terms on a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves. Torres opted out after being removed from the 40-man roster by the New York Mets when they needed a spot for the signing of Antonio Bastardo.

Yankees have No. 13 farm system in 2016

Fortunately, the Yankees swapped quantity instead of quality in the deal that brought Aroldis Chapman to New York. A strong 2015 draft also helps the Yankees' system jump from No. 20 to No. 13. Ranking all 30 farm systems (Insider)

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Impending free agent Grizzlies PG Mike Conley on the Nets firing his former coach Lionel Hollins and it potentially impacting his decision to possibly sign with Brooklyn over the summer: "It's tough but at the same time like I said I'll give everybody their fair shot. Lionel being here obviously was a big reason to look (at Brooklyn) but still at the same time with him gone I'll give everybody the same look." The Nets have an obvious need at PG and could go into free agency with around $40 million in cap space.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets will officially unveil their $50 million training facility on Wednesday at noon with owner Mikhail Prokhorov in attendance.

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'Never tried to filled Martin Brodeur's shoes'

Devils G Cory Schneider chats with Joe McDonald about New Jersey legend Martin Brodeur's jersey retirement. He shares what he's learned from him and how it's felt to replace him. Plus, he dishes on the team's fight for the playoffs.

Could Phil Jackson opt out of Knicks contract? (1:16)
Jets have to learn new math for 2016 free agency (1:30)
Players in need of a new team (1:40)
Are Sabathia's days as a starter over? (2:31)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

NY Giants announce linebacker Jon Beason's retirement and the release of offensive linemen Will Beatty and Geoff Schwartz.

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Time for Ayers to leave the shadows

Robert Ayers has turned into a great player, but he's been toiling in the shadows of Jason Pierre-Paul. It might be time for the defensive end to find a new home, one with more playing time. Free-agent sleepers (Insider)

Predicting the Giants' offseason

Dan Graziano thinks the Giants will be major players in free agency. They may not be as appealing a destination as in years' past, but they have nearly $60 million in cap room to spend. Offseason predictions

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Predictions: Jets lose SB LVI, win SB LXXII

The bad news: Geno Smith recreates the Butt Fumble to lose Super Bowl LVI to Mark Sanchez. The good news: All is forgotten when Marshall Manning delivers Gang Green a title in year 2038. The next 25 Super Bowls


Knicks have lost their way

On Jan. 20, New York stood at 22-22 and only one-half game out of eighth place in the Eastern Conference. Not much has gone right in Gotham since.

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Predicting the Jets' offseason

A new look in New York's backfield? Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell will be free agents, and there's a good chance New York will lose both, according to Rich Cimini. Offseason predictions

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Predicting the next 25 Super Bowls

It's 2035, the Super Bowl is being played in London and the Giants edge the Patriots by 1 point as Benjamin Brady loses when sister Vivian Brady boots the winning 55-yard field goal -- then announces her engagement to Jets QB Marshall Manning. Predictions

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CC Sabathia: Best I've felt in 3 years

The Yankees LHP, who spent a month in a rehab facility in October to battle an alcohol problem, is feeling strong, telling the New York Post: "I feel the best I have in three years. I am excited to get to Tampa with a clear head and a healthy body." Battling for starting job

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Phil Jackson said in an interview with MSG Network that the chances the Knicks have a 'very slim opportunity' to make a trade before the Feb. 18 deadline but adds that 'we are open to it." The Knicks would love to add help in the backcourt.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Phil Jackson said on MSG Network that the team noticed Kristaps Porzingis fatiguing at points during the season. Jackson said that Porzingis had been lackadaisical to start some games and was taking poor shots, which is something the coaching staff worked with him on.