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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets coach Kenny Atkinson, when asked about his team's approach to defending Kristaps Porzingis, jokingly asks the media if they have any suggestions.

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Jets OC: We ran up white flag in Broncos' rout

Jets offensive coordinator John Morton acknowledged on Thursday that he just wanted to run out the clock with the team down 23-0 in the fourth quarter Sunday because he felt they "didn't have a chance" to rally against the Broncos.

Morton: The right decision was to run the ball (0:16)

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets OC John Morton offers a candid response on why they kept running the ball in the fourth quarter at Denver: "We didn't have a chance." They were down, 23-0, with under 12 minutes to play and their starter, Josh McCown, was out.

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3hJerry Crasnick

Will winter meetings sparks finally light the hot stove fire?

The Marlins' salary dump continued, and critics took turns bashing them. A group of relievers cashed in. And, well, the rest of this week was more of a fact-finding mission than a splash of activity. Big moves are coming, it's just a matter of when.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Eli Apple said the tweeting from the sideline was a "mistake." Discipline was handled in-house. Apple expects to play Sunday vs. Eagles.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Sterling Shepard (hamstring), Landon Collins (ankle), Damon Harrison (non-injury related) and Nat Berhe (hamstring) were all limited at practice.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Landon Collins (ankle) was limited at practice. He did some individual drills, according to coach Steve Spagnuolo.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets practice (early look-in): It looks like RB Eli McGuire (ankle) will miss practice for the second straight day. RB Matt Forte (knee) participated in the early portion, but its wait-and-see. CB Mo Claiborne (foot), who sat out yesterday, looks like he's ready to practice.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Justin Pugh (back) will be going on injured reserve. He had second opinion on back. No surgery necessary. Just rest and rehab. Huge for him with impending free agency.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Just spoke to interim GM Kevin Abrams. Some key points: 1. He's definitely interested in being full-time GM and will interview 2. Says team is "healthy" cap wise and will have no restrictions 3. Believes Eli still can play 4. Ideal world would like to see all young players (including Davis Webb) but it's Steve Spagnuolo's decision 5. Handled himself real well and can see him being a quality public face for the franchise

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Injured Jets QB Josh McCown, in the green pullover, is watching practice. He has a black cast on his surgically repaired left hand. McCown intends to stay involved over the final three games.

Stephen A. likes Eli Manning to Denver (1:34)
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Yanks lose four minor leaguers in Rule 5 draft

The Yankees had four players taken in the Rule 5 draft Wednesday, while the O's picked three. The Tigers picked D-Backs outfielder Victor Reyes No. 1; LHP/OF Anthony Gose was picked by the Astros, from the Rangers system; and the Royals made two trades.

Smith gives Senators breathing room in 3rd period (0:30)

1927 Yankees diary

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