The Knicks received a second-round pick instead of Jae Crowder in 2014. That pick became Cleanthony Early.
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Jets legend Greg Buttle thinks that if gang green can find a way to cut down on their mental mistakes, they could surprise some people on the field.
The Giants' preparations for Saturday's preseason game against the Jets offers clues to how their 53-man roster will shake out.
Darron Lee can do it all for New York
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Rosters were announced for the Brooklyn World Baseball Classic Qualifier and the team with the greatest Mets flavor is Team Israel. Among those on the team are former first baseman Ike Davis, former infielder Josh Satin and 2016 Met Ty Kelly. Davis is currently a free agent after a brief stint with the Yankees. Satin retired in June after time in Triple-A with the Padres. Team Israel plays its first game on Sep. 23 at MCU Park.
New York Giants kicker Josh Brown was cited last summer for violation of a protection order that was issued following his arrest on a domestic violence charge.
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Victor Cruz's teammates have remained patient with the former star receiver and are convinced that he will return to form at some point this season.
The Mets visit the fourth-place Phillies, who are now down to just Ryan Howard from their 2007 "team to beat" squad.
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Phil Jackson says his biggest mistake as president of the Knicks was turning down the chance to trade for Jae Crowder in the deal that sent Ray Felton and Tyson Chandler to Dallas in the summer of 2014. "I liked Crowder but I thought he wouldn't get much of a chance to play behind Carmelo, so I took the pick which turned out to be Cleanthony Early," Jackson said in an interview conducted after the season that was published Friday by Today's Fastbreak. Crowder would have been a phenomenal fit for the Knicks, so this misstep certainly hurt the franchise. As a reporter, I appreciate Phil's candor here.
Forward Brandon Pirri and the Rangers have agreed to terms on a one-year deal worth $1.1 million.
The New York Jets expect new running back Matt Forte to create favorable matchups for their offense because of his versatility as a receiver.
The Lions' Tyrunn Walker and the Giants' Damon Harrison, whose hometown in Louisiana was hit hard by floods, are making plans to help out.
The Mets return from their road trip still in good shape in the wild-card race and now will face a trio of rivals from the NL East.
Jets receiver Brandon Marshall said he questioned the ability of Ryan Fitzpatrick after the veteran quarterback looked far from sharp last offseason.
Triple-A Las Vegas blitzed former Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum to open a doubleheader Thursday and highlight the day's action in the Mets' minors.
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Seth Lugo says his leg cramp is no concern and reacts to his first major league win.
A loss would have left the Mets six back in the loss column and crippled any real playoff hopes. But Alejandro De Aza's five RBIs delivered a key win.
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Alejandro De Aza reacts to his five-RBI game that also included a catch at the wall in the first inning.
Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright lost his glove trying to tag out Yoenis Cespedes and lost the game, too, when Alejandro De Aza homered and drove in five runs to send the New York Mets over St.
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