Mets starter Matt Harvey will try to rebound after allowing a career-high nine runs in a career-low 2 2/3 innings last Thursday against the Nationals.
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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
In a Q&A with the NBPA, Carmelo Anthony was asked how Jeff Hornacek can benefit his game. "One thing I do know is he wants to play as a fast-paced team, up tempo," Anthony said. "You just look at the teams that he's coached in Phoenix, and how quickly they wanted to get up the court and play. We still have time to figure everything out as far as sitting down and seeing what he wants and seeing what we want as a team. And we'll figure that part out." More evidence that Hornacek will have the freedom to tweak the Knicks' version of the triangle offense.
Best bargain at WR: Antonio Brown
Among wideouts making more than $5 million per year, no player delivered more catches for the price in 2015 than Brown. Golden Tate, Amari Cooper and Brandon Marshall also provided great value.
Struggling aces seeing big jump in ERA
The Athletics' Sonny Gray, Astros' Dallas Keuchel, Red Sox's David Price and Mets' Matt Harvey were four of the best pitchers in baseball in 2015. It's been a different story this year, however.
While the Yankees have plans in place for their 70th annual Old Timers' Day, the Mets gave up their version of the game years ago.
Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert is scheduled to have ankle surgery this week, putting the start of his 2016 season is in jeopardy, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
While Victor Cruz is with the Giants for OTAs, he still isn't practicing and there's no reason to assume he'll be a contributor this season.
Tiffany Hayes had 27 points and 11 rebounds, Angel McCoughtry scored all 15 of her points after halftime and the Atlanta Dream beat the New York Liberty 85-79 in overtime on Tuesday.
Pettitte to rep Yankees at draft
Former Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte will represent the team at this year's MLB draft. Pettitte spent 15 of his 18 years in the majors with New York and had his No. 46 retired by the club last year.
Franco to rep Mets at draft
Former Mets closer John Franco will represent the team at this year's MLB draft. Franco spent 14 of his 21 years in the majors with New York and was named to the NL All-Star team in his first year with the club in 1990.
CC Sabathia won his 100th game for the Yankees on Friday. In another lifetime, he won 106 for the Indians. Think of the trivia possibilities!
Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez will make a stop in Trenton with the Double-A Thunder for a minor league rehab assignment.
Buster Olney explains why the Yanks should trade veteran Carlos Beltran and examines his trade market, details Giancarlo Stanton's struggles and more.
Mark Teixeira struggling to find power
Mark Teixeira started the season with three homers in his first seven games but has failed to go deep in 34 games since. "The first week, I thought, 'I'm going to hit 50 this year,'" Teixeira said. "I thought, 'Man, this is going to be a great season.' Then I just lost it. I lost the timing, and ever since I've been trying to get it back.” New York Daily News
On average, wide receivers were paid $154,000 per reception last season, so Brandon Marshall at $79,500 per catch represents a bargain for the Jets.
In Myles' first start for the 1927 Yankees, everything goes well. Until it doesn't. The Babe's partly to blame, but you won't find our diarist holding a grudge.
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
The Mets have "some curiosity" about first baseman James Loney, according to the Post's Joel Sherman. He can opt out with the Padres' Triple-A affiliate for a major league gig. Sherman suggests the Mets are not interested in Nick Swisher, who has a similar arrangement with the Yankees while playing in the minors.
The Jets will begin their OTAs Tuesday with Geno Smith leading the offense -- by default -- as the team tries to agree to terms with Ryan Fitzpatrick.
Matt Harvey was rocked Thursday by Washington, but Mets manager Terry Collins is showing faith in his right-hander by giving him the ball again.
As Alex Rodriguez returns, there are ways for him to help the Yankees win other than by playing every day. Like as a Righty One At-bat Guy -- the ROAG!
Your guess is as good as ours
Not sure who will win the NFC East this season? Join the club. The division hasn't had a repeat champion since 2003-04, and each team has at least two -- but no more than three -- division titles in the last 10 years.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Yankees announce DH Alex Rodriguez will play tonight with Double-A Trenton as part of a rehab assignment.
Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer
The Jets have signed rookie RB Romar Morris, a UDFA from North Carolina. They waived TE Jerome Cunningham.
"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.