New York Teams

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Justin Pugh said he didn't think Odell Beckham's outburst was distracting. He's not even watching what is going on. Coach Ben McAdoo said Monday Beckham needs to become less of a distraction to himself and his teammates.

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New York falls in Power Rankings

The number of spots the Jets slid this week is equal to Ryan Fitzpatrick's Total QBR against the Chiefs, and one less than the number of interceptions he threw. Power Rankings

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Giants slip back down the rankings

A 2-0 start had Big Blue creeping toward the top 10, but Sunday's home loss brought the Giants back to earth a bit. They now rank third among NFC East teams. Power Rankings

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mets are putting tiebreaker game tickets on sale Thursday. I think the only plausible scenario for a home game would be tying the Giants for the second wild-card spot, behind the Cardinals. We've previously laid out the three-team-tie scenario, and that pretty much assures the Mets with one or two road games.

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Pitcher to watch: Noah Syndergaard

Syndergaard will take the mound for the first time after a bout with strep throat on Tuesday against a Marlins team that might be emotionally drained from Monday's contest. How will he fare? Schoenfield: Daily wild-card watch (Insider)

Kellerman: OBJ needs to get temper tantrums under control (1:51)
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Monday's longest home runs

Mark Teixeira's longest home run in his last six seasons -- a 437-foot blast -- paced the competition on Monday. Mike Trout's 29th homer wasn't far behind, while Robinson Cano's 419-footer was his first of two homers against the Astros.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Things are about to get real for the Giants. Their next five opponents have a combined 13-2 record. Their next two games are in primetime in Minnesota and Green Bay.

Clark on OBJ: 'He is a distraction, period!' (0:46)
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Lin: I always wanted to be a leader

Jeremy Lin has spent his NBA career looking for a chance to lead, and he may have finally found it as the starting point guard for the Nets.

Tempers flare as Yankees rally past Blue Jays (1:13)
Emotional Marlins defeat Mets (0:55)
Carmelo 'has never played with a guy' like Rose (0:54)
Lin eager to play for coach Atkinson in Brooklyn (3:15)
Stanton, Marlins play for Fernandez and his fans (0:55)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Bartolo Colon said he wished he had lost to Jose Fernandez instead.

1927 Yankees diary

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    "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.