New York Teams

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Yankees win big in Detroit (1:10)
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Judge's strikeout streak comes to an end (0:40)
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Sanchez sparks Yanks with two long balls (0:41)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Masahiro Tanaka was pretty good in his return from the DL. Tanaka, who had inflammation in his shoulder, went seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits. He struck out four and walked none. He was given a seven-run lead before the bottom of the third.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek was at a gym in Manhattan this week to watch a pickup game featuring Carmelo Anthony and other NBA players, per league sources. It's unclear if Hornacek was there to watch/support Anthony or to watch other players in the game but his presence is worth noting given the current situation between the Knicks and Anthony. The club would like to trade Anthony and Anthony would like to be moved but NYK hasn't found a suitable deal yet. Anthony has been working out with trainer Chris Brickley at the Lifetime Fitness gym in Manhattan this summer and playing pickup with several NBA players, including LeBron James and Kevin Durant, at the gym.

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Hicks adds to Yanks' rout with homer (0:15)

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Gary Sánchez hit a 493-foot home run against the Tigers tonight. That's 2 feet shy of the longest HR in the majors this season, a 495-foot shot hit by his Yankees teammate, Aaron Judge on June 11 against the Orioles.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The streak is over. Aaron Judge's strikeout streak has come to an end. Judge had K'd in a major league record 37 games, but didn't on Tuesday night. He went 1-for-1 with three walks before being lifted as the Yanks were blowing out the Tigers.

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Martinez homers against every MLB team (0:21)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Without including Kristaps Porzingis, the Knicks would have been hard pressed (to say the least) to come up with a package like Boston's for Kyrie‬ Irving. Irving had been telling friends that he was open to playing in New York.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees' Gary Sanchez's first inning two-run shot was the second longest in baseball this year, according to StatCast. Sanchez' shot went 493-feet. Aaron Judge hit one earlier in the season that was estimated at 495-feet.

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OBJ, Marshall injuries big concern for Giants (1:13)
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Forte speaks about returning to the field (0:24)
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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets RB Matt Forte, who returned after missing three weeks of practice with a pulled hamstring, explains the importance of getting preseason action. He hopes to play Saturday and says there's "no doubt" he will be ready for Week 1. His son, Matt, has a reporter's tape recorder as he listens to dad.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Like all MLB teams, the Yankees will wear alternative jerseys this weekend, meaning they will have names on their backs and no pinstripes. Commissioner Rob Manfred, who grew up a Yankee fan, said, "Modern civilization is going to probably survive."

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Two weeks after ripping former Jets teammate Brandon Marshall, Sheldon Richardson was a man of few words today when asked about facing Marshall on Saturday in the annual Jets-Giants game. No doubt, he was instructed to avoid commenting on Marshall, who has a shoulder injury.

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Giants going day by day with OBJ, Marshall

Giants coach Ben McAdoo played it coy in his updates on injured wide receivers Odell Beckham Jr. (ankle) and Brandon Marshall (shoulder), saying both players would be evaluated daily.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Re: Michael Bowie -- The Giants are still working through the details. McAdoo needs more information from the other side of the building before Bowie can return. Bowie was charged with domestic abuse. His agent said after a thorough investigation there was never any physical contact, doesn't understand why district attorney is moving forward with case.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets injury update: RB Matt Forte (hamstring) participated in team drills for the first time since July 31, albeit on a limited basis. He said he hopes to play Saturday and he's confident he'll be ready for Week 1. This isn't as severe as last summer's hamstring injury, which he said involved a tear and required an injection. CB Morris Claiborne (shoulder), TE Jordan Leggett (foot) and LB Darron Lee (illness) sat out, but the injuries aren't believed to be serious. DL Anthony Johnson (stinger) also didn't practice.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben McAdoo: Odell Beckham "has an ankle" injury. They'll see how he does in treatment. Brandon Marshall's X-ray negative.

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