The Knicks received a second-round pick instead of Boston's Jae Crowder in 2014. That pick became Cleanthony Early.
A position-by-position look at the Patriots' roster battles that will take place at Carolina on Friday.
With the season finally approaching, an exciting slate of matchups awaits the ACC and its fans this fall.
Revolution forward Kei Kamara tells Kevin Flynn about the upcoming matchup with the Red Bulls, his move to New England, his journey from Sierra Leone to MLS, his relationship with Didier Drogba and more.
Jamie Collins can do it all for the Pats
Positionless terrors on defense are the league's favorite new trend. Former NFL safety Matt Bowen has a name for them, and Collins ranks higher than all but two others. Ranking monsterbacks (Insider)
Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer
As expected, the Red Sox activated Steven Wright from the disabled list to start tonight against the Royals at Fenway Park. Wright will occupy the roster spot vacated after yesterday's game when reliever Heath Hembree was optioned to Triple-A. Wright missed three starts after jamming his right shoulder diving back into second base as a pinch-runner Aug. 7 at Dodger Stadium.
Tom Brady, who reportedly will play in Friday's preseason game, said he wants to face a fully live pass rush, something QBs don't do in practices.
Undrafted running back D.J. Foster, who has been injured in camp, could become the stand-in for Dion Lewis in the Patriots' passing game.
Tom Brady will play for the New England Patriots in their preseason game Friday night against the Carolina Panthers, according to a CSNNE.com report.
The Celtics are cutting ties with 2013 second-round draft pick Colton Iverson, a big man who played overseas but got caught in a roster crunch.
How do Red Sox rank in intangibles?
It's no surprise that David Ortiz doesn't have much speed. That comes from some of the younger talent on the Red Sox roster. Speaking of which, how high is Xander Bogaerts in the baserunning ranks? Dan Szymborski breaks it down. Ranking "intangible" tools (Insider)
When teammates, fans and the new player himself look forward to the new season, it could be something special.
Mike Reiss ESPN New England Patriots reporter
According to ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates, the Patriots have reinstated DT Alan Branch, who had been suspended by the team Aug. 18. The reason for Branch's suspension was not known.
Barkevious Mingo didn't live up to expectations in Cleveland and has struggled to put on weight, but the Patriots deserve the benefit of the doubt.
A source told ESPN's John Keim the Redskins expect offensive lineman Bryan Stork to report to the team.
Enny Romero earned his first major league save, relieving with two outs in the ninth inning and fanning Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 2-1 win Wednesday.
Steve Pagliuca would love to see Brad Stevens get a chance to coach for USA Basketball in the future; he's also excited about his team's future.
Patriots' non-QB MVP: Jamie Collins
Yes, Collins is more valuable than Rob Gronkowski, Mike Reiss writes. Not only is Collins a rare athlete whom Bill Belichick once loosely compared to Lawrence Taylor, but New England has little depth behind him. Non-QB MVPs
Will Ortiz hurt Betts by splitting MVP votes?
When two candidates from the same team are in MVP contention, theory arises that they'll split the votes, allowing a third player from another team to win the award. It's possible -- but not likely -- to happen to Mookie Betts and David Ortiz. Schoenfield: Myths of MVP voting (Insider)
The 2016 high school football season is underway. Follow here for updates all across the Bay State all season long.
We'll be tracking Red Sox slugger David Ortiz's final major league journey all season long. Check back here for highlights, recaps and photos from his last stop at each stadium.