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Phil Jackson shoots the breeze with bluesman James Dolan (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images). Phil Jackson has been the center of much media discussion since he took over as president of the New York Knicks in 2014. Every decision he makes regarding the team’s …Share Tweet
Flores slugs slam as Mets barrage PhilliesMLB.com 1 hour agoIn need of another storybook run as they look to scale the National League Wild Card standings, the Mets on Friday turned to a player best known for his flair for the dramatic. Wilmer Flores slugged his third career grand slam, Asdrubal Cabrera and Jose…Share TweetConcerned about Jacob deGrom's consecutive poor starts, the Mets spent this week digging into the Trackman technology available to them at ballparks around the country, hoping to spot the root cause of their ace's struggles. Coming away convinced that d…Share TweetMLB.com 1 hour agoOrioles center fielder Adam Jones exited Friday's game against the Yankees in the second inning with a left hamstring strain, though the injury isn't believed to be serious.Share Tweet
Mets Beat Phillies, but Prepare to Hand Out Reminders of Their Misfortunenytimes.com 1 hour agoBobbleheads honoring Matt Harvey and lunch bags touting Steven Matz, two pitchers sidelined by injuries, were to be doled out this weekend at Citi Field.Share Tweet
Yankees 14, Orioles 4: As Gary Sanchez Ascends, Yankees See Their Fortunes Beginning to Risenytimes.com 1 hour agoSanchez hit his 10th home run since being called up 20 games ago as the Yankees gained ground on the Orioles in the race for the wild-card.Share TweetBartolo Colon and the New York Mets are beginning to play much better. Now they need to start gaining some ground in the standings.Share Tweetnytimes.com 21 hours agoA look at what's happening all around the majors Saturday:Share Tweet
Sanchez Homers Again, Yankees Rout Orioles 14-4nytimes.com 2 hours agoRookie Gary Sanchez homered for the eighth time in nine games and drove in four runs as the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 14-4 Friday night in the opener of their weekend series.Share Tweet
Sanchez show continues as Yanks thump O'sMLB.com 3 hours agoGary Sanchez continued a sensational opening act to his big league career on Friday, homering among his three hits and driving in four runs to help the Yankees trounce the Orioles, 14-4, at Yankee Stadium.Share Tweet
Souvenir Giveaways Are a Tangible Reminder of the Mets’ Misfortunenytimes.com 3 hours agoBobbleheads honoring Matt Harvey and lunch bags touting Steven Matz, two pitchers sidelined by injuries, were to be doled out this weekend at Citi Field.Share Tweet
Horse Named for Mets' Syndergaard Wins Funny Cide Stakesnytimes.com 4 hours agoTurns out, Syndergaard is awfully fast on the track, too.Share TweetThe New York Jets saluted the U.S. military by helping throw a green-and-white flag football game in Afghanistan.Share Tweet
They’re First-Time N.F.L. Rivals. Their Mothers? Longtime Friends.nytimes.com 4 hours agoThe Giants’ Eli Apple and the Jets’ Darron Lee became good friends as Ohio State teammates, but their mothers’ relationship began earlier, online.Share Tweet
McFarland comes off DL in O's latest 'pen moveMLB.com 6 hours agoThe Orioles continued their bullpen shuffle, reinstating left-handed pitcher T.J. McFarland from the 15-day disabled list and designating Logan Ondrusek for assignment off the 25-man roster prior to Friday's game against the Yankees.Share Tweet
The New York Rangers have quietly changed their team identitythehockeynews.com 8 hours agoThis generation’s New York Rangers have been poster children for the before-and-after of contending for a Stanley Cup for several years and mortgaging the future for the sake of the chase. Under previous GM Glen Sather, before Jeff Gorton took over, the…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 9 hours agoThe Eagles knew wide receiver Rueben Randle well from his time with the Giants, and the team should know Randle much better now that he’s gone through spring and training camp trying to earn a starting role after signing with the Eagles in free agency. …Share Tweet
The Cardinals Lost Their 59th Gamedeadspin.com 11 hours agoAlejandro De Aza homered and drove in five runs Thursday as the Mets beat the Cardinals 10-6.Read more...Share TweetGetty Image Phil Jackson has given himself the daunting task of trying to turn the New York Knicks into a respectable, winning organization. While he is one of the most respected and successful coaches of all time, he’s still relatively new at this whol…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 11 hours agoWashington cornerback Josh Norman has built his reputation in part by taking shots at anyone and everyone. In a new interview with Kevin Van Walkenburg of ESPN The Magazine (which actually occurred in May, which is sort of odd in today’s world of instan…Share Tweet
Tuivailala optioned as Cards recall SocolovichMLB.com 12 hours agoThe Cardinals optioned right-hander Sam Tuivailala to Triple-A Memphis on Friday, following Thursday's 10-6 loss to the Mets, in which he gave up two earned runs. The move cleared a roster spot for right-hander Miguel Socolovich.Share Tweet
Josh Brown was cited for violating protective order two months after arrestprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoJosh Brown, the Giants kicker whose one-game suspension has raised questions about how the NFL handles domestic violence cases, was cited last year for violating a protective order. Brown was cited for violating the protective order on July 14, 2015, ES…Share Tweet
Source: Alfaro to join Phillies in New YorkMLB.com 14 hours agoPhillies catching prospect Jorge Alfaro is expected to join the team in time for Friday night's game against the Mets at Citi Field. A source also said Alfaro might be in uniform just one night.Share Tweet
Celebrate 14 years of MLB.TV with $9.99 subscriptionMLB.com 16 hours agoMLB.TV Premium is now available for a limited-time offer of just $9.99 for the rest of the year to celebrate today's 14th anniversary of the first live video stream of a Major League Baseball game, between the Rangers and Yankees on Aug. 26, 2002.Share Tweet
OBJ's injury in practice 'superficial'Jul 31ESPN Giants reporter Jordan Raanan says the Giants are not concerned about Odell Beckham Jr.'s leaving practice after his foot was cut.
Beckham gets tangled up with JenkinsJul 31During Giants training camp, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. gets tangled with cornerback Janoris Jenkins while running a route and hits the ground. Beckham gets to his feet but then is checked by the training staff.
Could riled up OBJ be good thing for Giants?Jul 31Darren Woodson outlines a scenario where a riled up Odell Beckham Jr. could benefit the Giants.
Fitzpatrick: 'There's a lot of things we can improve on'Jul 30Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick says the Jets' offense can reach greater heights this season by working to improve on situational football and being competitive with the team's defense during training camp.