New York Teams

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets are fully planning to go with Travis d'Arnaud as the primary catcher in 2017 and don't foresee going the external route. That's the case even with a new crop of free agents such as Welington Castillo, who was non-tendered by the Diamondbacks.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets are confident they will be able to trade an outfielder before the winter meetings conclude since they do not have much else to work on this week. Their preference is to trade Jay Bruce over Curtis Granderson, but Granderson has been drawing more interest. Ideally, the Mets would return a reliever in the trade, but prospects may be the return instead.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The fans apparently have had enough of the Jets. Tomorrow night's game against the Colts is the cheapest ticket since they started playing at MetLife Stadium in 2010, according to TicketIQ.com. Tickets start at $5, with field-level options at $20. A beer will cost more than an upper-level seat.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Giants inactives include OL Adam Gettis. He's down with Marshall Newhouse and Brett Jones back healthy. Newhouse starts at left guard, DE Owa Odighizuwa, S Nat Berhe, LB Mark Herzlich, OL Justin Pugh, WR Tavarres King and QB Josh Johnson also inactive.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Landon Collins working on his ball skulks before th game. This is an area he focused on a lot this year. Has paid off with 5 INTs.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Olivier Vernon and the Giants have arrived. Big game. If Giants win next week's game against Cowboys becomes even bigger.

KC Joyner ESPN Insider 

Wide receivers with the most favorable matchups in fantasy football in Week 13 (0-100 scale, with 100 being the most favorable): T.Y. Hilton (95), Donte Moncrief (95), DeAndre Hopkins (95), Doug Baldwin (90), Anquan Boldin (85), Travis Benjamin (85), Tyreek Hill (83), John Brown (83), Quincy Enunwa (80), Michael Crabtree (75), Mike Wallace (75)

KC Joyner ESPN Insider 

Running backs with the most favorable matchups in fantasy football in Week 13 (0-100 scale, with 100 being the most favorable): Melvin Gordon (94), Matt Forte (92), David Johnson (88), Jordan Howard (88), LeSean McCoy (86), Carlos Hyde (86), LeGarrette Blount (81), Jonathan Stewart (77)

ESPN Stats & Info

Steelers favored heavily over Giants

By FPI's measure, the Steelers are better than 2-1 favorites at home against the Giants on Sunday. Both NFL Nation reporters sided with Pittsburgh as well, though they predict a close finish. Predictions (Insider)

KC Joyner ESPN Insider 

Quarterbacks with the most favorable matchups in fantasy football in Week 13 (0-100 scale, with 100 being the most favorable): Russell Wilson (90), Andrew Luck (85), Brock Osweiler (85), Philip Rivers (83), Ryan Fitzpatrick (75)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Maurice Ndour has been recalled from Westchester Knicks and will be available for Sunday's game against the Kings. Ndour had 12 points, 6 rebounds, 4 blocks and two steals in Westchester's win on Saturday.

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The Knicks have done group mindfulness training since Phil Jackson arrived. Over the last couple of years, those sessions were led by George Mumford, who worked with Phil's teams in Chicago and Los Angeles. This season, Jackson is leading the sessions, which take place once every few weeks.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek looks on as Kristaps Porzingis, Mindaugas Kuzminskas and Sasha Vujacic shoot from beyond the arc after practice:

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks' Lithuanian forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas has fans in the elite chess community. Peter Heine Nielsen, the coach of World Chess champion Magnus Carlsen, was in New York and posted a photo of himself purchasing a Kuzminskas jersey.

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