New York Teams

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

When asked on what team A's starter Sonny Gray will be on a week from today, an MLB executive said, "Not Oakland." Will he be in the Bronx? The A's continue to send top scouts to the Yankees' Double-A affiliate in Trenton. The way the A's Billy Beane usually works is he tells teams who he is looking for as the central figure in a trade and then works his way down from there. Since there is not much pitching on the market, Beane is aiming high. Gray has two years of control so he is expected to cost teams prime prospects. The Yankees are very deep at shortstop. At Double-A, Jorge Mateo has played very well recently.

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Rose looks to rebuild with Cavs (1:00)
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Renfroe breaks out tape measure in two-homer game (0:53)
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deGrom delivers against Padres (0:26)
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Cespedes triples off the wall (0:24)

Keith Law ESPN Senior Writer 

Mets callup Chris Flexen, scheduled to start Thursday, has had a bump up in velocity this year to 92-95 and will show four pitches including an above-average changeup. Unranked to start the year, he's become one of the system's top starting pitching prospects with his newfound stuff.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

After Phil Jackson was fired, the Knicks had minimal contact with free agent Derrick Rose, who agreed to a deal with the Cavs today.

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Rose's deal shows his commitment to Cleveland (1:16)
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Liberty's Charles makes everyone around her better

The Liberty have had their ups and downs this season, but Tina Charles is as steady as ever. This season's three-time Eastern Conference player of the week never lets herself off the hook -- which helps everyone be at their best.

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Judge's BP sessions are a sensation (1:24)
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Porzingis coming around on Knicks? (1:11)
ESPN Stats & Info

Cowboys are favorites to repeat

Thanks to their high-powered offense and surprisingly good defense, NFL's FPI gives the Cowboys the best chance of winning the division and becoming the first NFC East team to win consecutive division titles since the 2004 Eagles.

1927 Yankees diary

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