New York Teams

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek said the Knicks will go back to the locker room during the Cavs' ring ceremony tonight. It didn't seem like there was any larger meaning behind the move. Hornacek said that's what the schedule called for.


Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets legend Joe Namath, realizing he made a mistake by questioning the severity of Geno Smith's knee injury, offered a mea culpa. "My bad Geno," Namath tweeted. "In the dark ages we players had the say. I hope you heal and play as long as you choose! Joe." Smith has an ACL tear that will sideline him for the rest of the season.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

From the Mets: The Mets will host their annual food drive benefitting The River Fund NY on Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fans donating at least 10 nonperishable items will receive a voucher redeemable for two tickets to select Mets home games in April 2017 (excluding Opening Day). All types of canned and packaged goods are welcome, but no glass containers or perishable foods. Among the items most needed are: milk (powdered, evaporated, boxed), pasta (packaged), rice, ramen noodles, canned vegetables, canned fruit, mac and cheese (packaged), oatmeal, hot and cold cereal (packaged, family-sized), boxed grits, tuna, and powdered mashed potatoes.

Kellerman picks the Knicks as the worst franchise in sports (1:54)
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Greg Bird has a big day in AFL action

Bird went 2-for-5 with a triple and three RBIs for the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League on Monday. Meanwhile, fellow Yankee James Kaprielian struggled, allowing five runs (four earned) on seven hits in 3 1/3 innings. Box score

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Clayton: Don't write off the Jets just yet

Rallying from 2-5 to the playoffs seems unlikely, especially with unstable quarterback play. That said, the Jets have a friendly schedule ahead, John Clayton writes. Ranking sub-.500 teams (Insider)

Tebow defends pursuit of dreams to Stephen A. (1:31)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Nike opted not to match adidas' multi-year offer to Kristaps Porzingis worth $3-$6 million annually. He is officially signed to adidas. His sneaker deal is believed to be the largest ever for a European player.

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Adidas confirms it has signed Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis to an endorsement deal. Was previously with Nike.

Tie doesn't hurt Seahawks, Cards in Power Rankings (1:02)
On this date: Buckner's blunder between the legs (0:18)
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Nets at bottom of first Power Rankings

Brooklyn is projected to win less than 25 games this year, and is favored in only four games on its schedule. It's going to be another long season for the Nets, who rank even lower than the 76ers. Preseason Power Rankings

1927 Yankees diary

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