New York Teams

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Sad news about former Mets, Cubs and Astros pitcher Anthony Young passing away at 51. He's remembered for losing a record 27 consecutive decisions -- let's see that get broken -- but was a better pitcher than his W-L record indicates. His career adjusted ERA was 100 -- exactly league average.

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Iguodala a hot commodity as free agent

After his best statistical season as a Warrior, Andre Iguodala, an unrestricted free agent, is drawing interest from the Timberwolves, Spurs, Clippers, 76ers, Magic, Nets and Jazz, sources tell ESPN.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees have placed Matt Holliday on the 10-day DL and have called up Miguel Andujar from Triple-A. The teams says Holliday has a viral infection. Chris Carter, who still owed $3.5M by the Yankees, has accepted an assignment to go to Triple-A Scranton.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek issued a statement after summer league practice on the firing of Phil Jackson. He did not answer questions on the topic. Here was Hornacek's statement: "It's always an interesting time when stuff like that happens. I just want to thank Phil for giving me the opportunity here in New York. I worked with Steve all year long. We had a great working relationship and talking about things. We'll continue to do that. I wish Phil the best from this point on. It's a tough day for us, but our focus is to get this team better, continue to build our young players and figure out a way to win. We have a lot of time before the regular season to figure that out."

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Phil Jackson results not what Knicks expected

Jackson was supposed to bring a winning pedigree to the New York Knicks, but his time with the team produced minimal success.

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Brighter days ahead for Melo?

His well-documented history with Phil Jackson aside, Carmelo Anthony hasn't had much success on the court the last four seasons.

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Free agents each Eastern team should sign

With the expansion and entry drafts in the rear-view mirror, the NHL turns to free agency. Here's a rundown of every Eastern Conference team's big need, along with a free agent that can fill that need.

Shelburne can't see Carmelo going to Rockets (1:01)
Knicks a disaster under Jackson's reign (1:11)
McEnroe's 'You cannot be serious' rant to Knicks (1:28)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

If Masai Ujiri is the New York Knicks' top candidate to replace Phil Jackson, New York would likely have to include some sort of picks package to Toronto seeing as Ujiri is under contract with the Raptors for several more seasons. One league source suggested that Ujiri could have an out clause in his contract that specifically mentions the Knicks job, but those clauses are more common in coaches' contracts than executives'. With that said, is Ujiri such a strong target that giving up future assets to acquire him is more desirable than going after someone like David Griffin who is on the market and has long coveted a big job like the Knicks?

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

We asked Jeff Hornacek if he was still committed to the triangle in the wake of Phil Jackson's firing but he didn't take questions beyond giving a statement about Jackson, wishing him well

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Frank Ntilikina was icing his knee and appeared to walk gingerly out of the practice gym. Unclear if he's hurt.


Shelburne on Phil's fatal flaw

ESPN's Ramona Shelburne discusses Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony's toxic relationship, the organization's breaking point and why Phil would have been more successful in Los Angeles, if given the opportunity.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

FWIW: associate head coach Kurt Rambis is here at Knicks practice in Orlando.

Kellerman: Dolan does not allow money to stop him (2:33)
Stephen A.: Phil fleeced the Knicks (0:46)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

With Phil Jackson out and the triangle de-emphasized, the Knicks, under general manager Steve Mills, have interest in free agent point guard Jeff Teague, league sources told ESPN. League sources say the interest in Teague is mutual. The Knicks, under Mills, had talked to the Hawks about trading for Teague two years ago.

1927 Yankees diary

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