New York Teams

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets have signed WR Frankie Hammond to a reserve/future contract. Hammond, 26, appeared in 26 games with the Chiefs in 2014 and 2015. He has four career receptions and 29 punt returns for a 10.9-yard average. He spent last season on the Chiefs' practice squad.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets coach Todd Bowles is expected to be in Mobile, Alabama this week for the Senior Bowl, per source. There had been some question because of his recent health issues. He was hospitalized Dec. 23 with kidney and gallstones, nearly causing him to miss a game. He has received medical attention since the end of the season. Bowles will be a busy man in Mobile, as he still has five vacancies on his staff.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The NBA's Last Two Minute Report states that Eric Bledsoe did not foul Derrick Rose on late drive. Jeff Hornacek said there was body contact but the L2M states that the Suns point guard "maintains legal guarding position and makes incidental contact with Rose (NYK) that does not affect his drive to the basket and shot attempt."

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Giroux wins it in OT for the Flyers (0:42)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

When games are within 5 points in the last 5 minutes (including OT), Carmelo Anthony is shooting 31.3% (15-of-48), the 3rd-lowest field goal percentage among players with at least 30 attempts according to ESPN Stats and Info. Derrick Rose is shooting 44.4% (20-of-45) and Kristaps Porzingis is making 39.4% (13-of-33). "It's keeping the belief in and the faith in ourselves and one another to know that when we lose (on) one or two plays you can't fault the effort," Anthony said of losing in close games. "The effort is there. There's something that's not going our way. We're not doing the small things... When you're losing games you have to work that much harder to make sure those things don't happen."

NBA 

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks' last 3 losses have come at the end by a total of 6 points combined. In games within 5 points in the last 5 minutes (including overtime), the Knicks are 11-14, ranking 20th in the NBA according to ESPN Stats and Info. "It's frustrating," Jeff Hornacek said after losing another close game, 107-105, to Phoenix. "The guys are hanging in there... Over 82 games we'll look at the end of the season and it'll probably end up about even. I say to our guys, you know, our times will come. It's just a bad stretch for our guys."

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Miller scores the OT winner for Rangers (0:26)

Craig Custance ESPN Senior Writer 

The Rangers announce that forward Kevin Hayes won't return for the remainder of New York's game against the Red Wings. Hayes suffered a lower body injury during the second period.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Final game in the Georgia Dome today: I covered the first game (regular season). It was Sept. 6, 1992. The Falcons defeated the Jets in the season opener, 20-17. QB Browning Nagle made his starting debut, throwing for 366 yards, two TDs and a 108.6 passer rating in defeat. The Jets thought they had found their franchise quarterback. They were wrong.

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Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Amazing championship weekend stat: Tom Brady has gone back to pass 487 times this season. Zero lost fumbles. Not sure how that is even possible.

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Carter scores, but Lee's goal is winner for Isles (0:41)
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Melo done worrying about status with Knicks (1:29)
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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony says "I'm done kind of worrying about that" when asked if he wonders if management might make some changes with Knicks losing 13 of last 16 games. Also when asked about LeBron James potentially playing in 2020 Olympics, Anthony says he's retired from Olympic play and says James can have his U.S Olympic scoring record.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony still was having a tough time believing that potential game-winning 3 did not fall and ended up spinning in and out of the rim.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose said it was up for people to determine whether he was fouled from behind on drive but added it's something he had dealt with throughout his career.

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1927 Yankees diary

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