New York Teams

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Blake Griffin doesn't claim to have any insight into LeBron James' mindset, but he said on a recent podcast that he could see James signing with the Knicks before choosing the Lakers. "Honestly, I don't see him coming to L.A. period," Griffin said on the podcast, "View from the Cheap Seats." "Listen, again, I have no idea. I think something is brewing with him and his group of guys.... I could see [LeBron] going to New York before L.A," Griffin added. "I still think, when you go to the Garden, it's a completely different feeling. The energy, there seems like there's just a consistent buzz the entire game. … Even last year when you go play them, it's still there."

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets avoided the total solar eclipse by practicing indoors. In fact, they didn't even practice; it was just a 90-minute walk-through, ending at 2:30 ET. Afterward, some players went outside to view the eclipse with protective glasses. Todd Bowles said the eclipse had nothing to do with the change in practice plans. He said he wanted a light day to allow the team to recover physically from Saturday night's game.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets QB Christian Hackenberg took the blame for the sack/fumble on the third play on Saturday night's loss to the Lions. "We could've checked to something else, probably maxed it, got some protection," said Hackenberg, who was crushed by the unblocked Cornelius Washington. "It was a good learning experience. I thought they were bringing something and they adjusted, and they did a good job of bringing what I thought they weren't going to bring." Translation: He got outfoxed by the Lions.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets injury report: LB Lorenzo Mauldin's back injury is healing "slowly," per coach Todd Bowles, who said Mauldin may need an epidural shot to relieve pain. Not good news for the third-year linebacker, who could lose his starting job and perhaps his roster spot. LB Darron Lee (illness) and S Rontez Miles (eye laceration) didn't participate in practice, which was just a walk through. RB Matt Forte (hamstring) was present and did light work on the side.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets QB Josh McCown has had only nine preseason game reps. Did he want to play on Saturday night? Did he need to play?

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets QB Josh McCown said he wanted to play on Saturday night, but understood why the coaches wanted to start Christian Hackenberg.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets coach Todd Bowles wouldn't say definitively that RB Matt Forte (hamstring) will be ready for Week 1.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets coach Todd Bowles said he will make his final quarterback decision next Monday.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets players Darron Lee and Leonard Williams have been cleared by the NFL with regard to offseason incident at NYC concert. "Following a review, we concluded there was insufficient evidence to support a finding that there was a violation of the personal conduct policy," league spokesman Brian McCarthy said in a statement to ESPN. Lee got into an argument with his girlfriend, according to coach Todd Bowles, and was forcibly removed from the altercation by Williams. The incident was caught on cell phone video and went viral.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets owner Woody Johnson will be sworn in as the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom later today in a ceremony with President Trump in the Oval Office.

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Bradley Jr. leads Red Sox past Yanks (0:54)

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox 5, Yankees 1: Two out of three ain't bad. It's also exactly what the Sox needed. For the second weekend in a row, the Red Sox managed to keep the second-place Yankees at arm's length by winning two of three games. Jackie Bradley Jr. drove in three runs, including a tone-setting two-run triple in the second inning against Yankees starter Sonny Gray. Rick Porcello tossed six solid innings for his fourth consecutive win.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Aaron Judge went hitless Sunday, striking out in the eighth inning to match Bill Stoneman's MLB record with strikeouts in 37 straight games. Judge has struck out in all 15 games he has played against the Red Sox this season; he is hitting .155 and has only one home run against Boston.

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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.