New York Teams

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

If the Jaguars pick QB Deshaun Watson at No. 4, as some are speculating, it could cause RB Leonard Fournette to tumble to the Jets at No. 6. That would put GM Mike Maccagnan's best-player-available philosophy to the test. Running back isn't a pressing need, but Fournette is one of the highest-rated players in the draft. I know of at least one team that has him No. 1 on their board. In that case, you take him and worry later about the depth chart.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Once he's deemed healthy by the team and the NBA, Joakim Noah will serve the remainder of his suspension for violating the league's anti-drug policy. He will miss the first 12 games of the season, assuming he's cleared for opening night. Willy Hernangomez, Kristaps Porzingis or Kyle O'Quinn are expected to start at center for the Knicks during Noah's absence - and possibly once he returns.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Joakim Noah had surgery Wednesday to repair his rotator cuff, the Knicks say. Jeff Hornacek said recovery time is approximately five months.

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Judge, Severino lead Yankees past Red Sox (1:16)
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Aaron Judge celebrates birthday in style (0:40)
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Mets give up five runs in first to lose 5th straight (0:59)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Aaron Judge was given the ball of his 2-run shot tonight at Fenway Park. Today was also Judge's 25th birthday.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kobe Bryant doesn't think Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony's relationship is irreparable (even though most believe it is). "Not from what I've been through with Phil,'' Bryant said in an interview with the New York Post. "Michael had his rough times with him as well. The history is you get through rough times after you win a good amount of championships. We certainly had our rocky times, but we still stuck to it, we figured out our way through it and came out better because of it. I think the most important thing is sticking to it, being patient. Sometimes things work out. Sometimes they don't."

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

If the Yankees were to have scripted their first game of the season at Fenway, they very well might have put together a game in which Luis Severino, Aaron Judge and Greg Bird all starred. Severino threw seven scoreless. Judge hit a two-run homer and made a great catch. Bird had an RBI single. Meanwhile, Dellin Betances and Aroldis Chapman combined to do enough to preserve a 3-1 win over Boston.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis, away from the drama in New York, posts a photo on Instagram from a Lithuanian sauna. He seems pretty relaxed:

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Aroldis Chapman, who has not allowed a run in 7 appearances this season (6.1IP, 3H, 2BB, 9K), warms up in the bullpen. Yankees lead the Red Sox 3-0, top of the 9th inning.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The lessons of Pedro Martinez continue to payoff for the Yankees Luis Severino. Severino, who worked with the former Red Sox great this winter in the Dominican, threw seven scoreless innings, allowing six hits, striking out six and walking two. He left with the Yankees up, 3-0, in the eighth.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Have yourself a Happy 25th Birthday Aaron Judge!

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Greatly diminished visibility at Fenway Park due to fog / La neblina afectando la visibilidad en Fenway Park.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

David Stern had a problem with the Nets resting Jeremy Lin, Brook Lopez and Trevor Booker in the season finale against Chicago, which clinched a playoff berth with a 112-73 win over Brooklyn. The Nets had no reason to risk any injuries to Lin and Lopez, who have dealt with injuries in the past. "I have no idea what was in the mind of the executives of the Brooklyn Nets -- none -- when they rested their starting players," Stern, the former NBA Commissioner, told USA Today. "If you're playing in a game of consequence, that has an impact, which is as good as it gets... And they sit their starters? Really? It's inexcusable in my view... shame on the Brooklyn Nets. They broke the [pact with fans]."

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Judge having a huge birthday at Fenway (0:53)

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