New York Teams

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets begin team drills and QB Josh McCown is with the starters, not running gassers on his own.

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Will OBJ be sidelined by injury?

Odell Beckham Jr. sprained his ankle in Monday's preseason game against the Browns, and a source told ESPN it's "not out of the question he could miss a week or two of the regular season.” Beckham has played 43 of a possible 48 games in his career, missing four of the five because of injury.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets have released WR Marquess Wilson, their most accomplished receiver (based on career yardage). Wilson had missed camp time with a hip injury and was down on the depth chart. They signed rookie TE Brandon Barnes (Alabama State).

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Giants waive WR Darius Powe and Andrew Turzilli and OL Michael Bowie and Corin Brooks. GM Jerry Reese says in statement team will let process play out and determine whether there is another opportunity for Bowie, who was charged with domestic abuse. The Giants signed WR Marquis Bundy and C.J. Germany and OL Richard Levy and Matt Rotherman.

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Sanchez slugs way to rare Yankees feat

Gary Sanchez hit two home runs, his 24th and 25th of the season, in the Yankees' win over the Tigers on Tuesday. He's the first player to hit 25 homers for the Yankees in a season before turning 25 years old since Don Mattingly blasted 35 home runs as a 24-year-old in 1985. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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OBJ ankle injury jeopardizing opener vs Cowboys (1:32)
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Tuesday's longest home runs

Gary Sanchez outpaced the competition by nearly 40 feet, as his 493-foot blast -- his first of two homers on the day -- slots in behind Aaron Judge's 495-footer for the longest home runs this season. Yangervis Solarte's 455-footer highlights a career-high six-RBI night, while the homers by Nick Williams and Marcell Ozuna were only two of 14 hit by the Phillies and Marlins between both ends of their doubleheader.

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Yankees rightfielder Aaron Judge snapped his strikeout streak at 37 consecutive games, going 1-for-1 with 3 walks in a win over the Tigers. Judge and Bill Stoneman (a pitcher for the 1971-72 Expos) share the mark for longest such streak all-time, Judge still remains on pace to crush Curtis Granderson's franchise record for strikeouts in a season.

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Yankees win big in Detroit (1:10)
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Judge's strikeout streak comes to an end (0:40)
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Sanchez sparks Yanks with two long balls (0:41)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Masahiro Tanaka was pretty good in his return from the DL. Tanaka, who had inflammation in his shoulder, went seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits. He struck out four and walked none. He was given a seven-run lead before the bottom of the third.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek was at a gym in Manhattan this week to watch a pickup game featuring Carmelo Anthony and other NBA players, per league sources. It's unclear if Hornacek was there to watch/support Anthony or to watch other players in the game but his presence is worth noting given the current situation between the Knicks and Anthony. The club would like to trade Anthony and Anthony would like to be moved but NYK hasn't found a suitable deal yet. Anthony has been working out with trainer Chris Brickley at the Lifetime Fitness gym in Manhattan this summer and playing pickup with several NBA players, including LeBron James and Kevin Durant, at the gym.

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Hicks adds to Yanks' rout with homer (0:15)

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