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Final 2017 NHL mock draft

Who will the Devils take first overall? Who will be the first draft pick in Vegas Golden Knights history? Get those questions answered and many more in our final projection of the first 31 picks of the 2017 NHL draft.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

The New York back pages today feature the same photo of Kristaps Porzingis. And the New York Post's headline questions Phil Jackson's claim the Knicks "know what we're doing."

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

One Knicks insider on the Porzingis situation: "Many of the people now screaming that Kristaps is untradeable are the same ones who were furious when we drafted him. Remember: Phil and our scouts were the only ones to properly recognize his potential. And there's no way that we'd trade him now unless we got someone we're even higher on in return."

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Puig hits contentious HR in Dodgers' sixth straight win (1:04)
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Knick fans aren't afraid to boo (1:31)
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Puig on HR trot: Mets players were giving me advice (1:13)
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Puig caught up in the moment after home run (0:56)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Well, baseball survived Yasiel Puig's 32.1-second home run trot as the Dodgers beat the Mets 8-2. The Dodgers have clocked 12 home runs in the first three games of the series, already tied for third-most homers the Mets have allowed in a series in franchise history. It's up to Steven Matz stop the bleeding on Thursday.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks had dinner with Gonzaga PF/C Zach Collins on Tuesday night, per league sources. Collins, a 7-0, 230-pound freshman, is projected as a top-10 pick in the draft. He hit 67 percent of his 2-point attempts and 47 percent of his threes (though he didn't shoot many) last year at Gonzaga. The 19-year-old averaged 10 points and 6 rebounds in 17 minutes per game. The Knicks have the eighth pick. Phil Jackson has said that the club will likely select a guard or wing but the wildcard here is the Kristaps Porzingis trade talks, of course. It still seems likely that the Knicks end up taking a wing or a guard on Thursday but the Collins meeting is interesting.

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Grandal powers two deep balls (0:48)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Kristaps Porzingis is coming off a season in which he averaged more PPG than LaMarcus Aldridge, more blocks per game than DeAndre Jordan, and more made 3's per game than Dirk Nowitzki. Only 6 players have ever averaged more PPG in a season in which they finished with 100 blocks and 100 made 3s. Keep in mind Porzingis is only 21 years old and still has room to grow.

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Phil: 'We're listening' to calls on Porzingis (0:53)
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Yankees double up Angels to snap skid (1:08)
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Mets take exception to Puig's home run trot (0:42)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Yasiel Puig breaks open the game with a towering, three-run moon shot of a home run to left-center, standing at home plate to admire his work. In related news: the Mets are playing a bad game of baseball.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Mets load the bases with nobody out against Rich Hill in the fourth inning on a walk, single and error, but Hill responds with strikeouts of Jose Reyes, Gavin Cecchini and pitcher Tyler Pill to escape the jam. Game tied 1-1.

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Granderson gets Mets going with solo homer (0:15)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Dodgers re-signed Rich Hill, hoping he could be their No. 2 starter behind Clayton Kershaw, but he's had blister problems and has lost the feel and command of his curveball. He's been a little better tonight, allowing a Curtis Granderson home run through three innings, but at least hasn't walked anyone and has twice fanned Yoenis Cespedes.

1927 Yankees diary

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  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "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.