New York Teams

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HR apple doesn't pop up for d'Arnaud's dinger (0:31)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis was asked if he drew optimism from the idea that so many Eastern Conference stars, including Anthony, have defected to the Western Conference this season via free agency or trade. "I think that's kind of a losing mentality if you're hoping for the conference to get worse so you can make the playoffs," he said. "No matter what's going on in the East or West, we have to try to be the best team we can."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis reflects on his time with Carmelo Anthony: "He was a great leader for us. He was a great mentor for me. He was like a big brother to me. So I'm really thankful for him being around me. I have nothing but respect for Carmelo and I wish him the best in the future." Porzingis added that playing without Anthony will create different challenges this season. "He took a lot of pressure off of everybody. We all understand that. He was always the No. 1 focal point for the other team," he said. "I realize that. And now I'm going to be one of those guys that other teams are going to focus on."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

After skipping his exit meeting last season over frustration with the Knicks, Kristaps Porzingis expresses confidence in the new management team of Steve Mills and Scott Perry: "I have faith in those people and I believe they want us to grow," Porzingis said. "They want for me to be in a position where I can succeed. I'm excited. A lot of new things are happening. A lot of new people are here. There's going to be a lot of changes. I'm coming in, as I said, with a fresh mind. I'm looking forward to this season."

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Jets LB Erin Henderson is suing the team for wrongful termination and disability discrimination, according to NJ Advance Media. He's seeking $3.3 million in compensatory damages, plus punitive damages. Henderson, who battled alcohol problems in the past, was placed on the non-football injury list last October -- unjustly, he claims. He suffers from bipolar disorder and claims the team didn't provide proper care. Henderson became a free agent in February when the Jets declined an option.

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A timeline of OBJ's shenanigans

Odell Beckham Jr.'s curious TD celebration Sunday wasn't the first time the Giants receiver has had an unorthodox moment. A look back at some others.

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Tebow boosts minor league baseball attendance

The National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues said Monday that the presence of former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow led to an increase of over 225,000 fans in the Florida State League and South Atlantic League.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Orleans Darkwa's injury is "nothing major," per source. There is a chance he practices this week. Darkwa's role has been growing each week, had key run in fourth quarter Sunday vs Eagles.

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Then & Now: Aaron Judge makes MLB history (0:59)
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Judge claims weekly AL honors

Aaron Judge earned the nod for AL Player of the Week, a week that doesn't even include Monday's record-breaking performance. It's Judge's second such honor of the season, with the first coming in June.

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Girardi says Judge in running for MVP (0:37)
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Judge has power to all parts of the field

Of Aaron Judge's 50 homers this season, a whopping 16 of them have gone to the opposite field, including his first on Monday. The righty has also hit 12 to center field, including eight to right-center.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Winning in the NFL is hard, and no one knows that better than Jets QB Josh McCown. Before yesterday, he had lost 27 of 29 games, going back to his two seasons with the Browns. He hopes yesterday can be a confidence builder for the Jets. "With this group, as young as we are, it was important for us to get that first win," he said today. "I was in a situation in Cleveland where it dragged out for some time." He meant last season, when they started 0-14 and finished 1-15.

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Judge homers twice to break McGwire's rookie HR record (0:45)

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.