New York Teams

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben McAdoo says "it's too early to tell" about putting JPP on injured reserve. They'll review it in coming days. Surgery just happened.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving save some of their best for Madison Square Garden. The two Cavs rank in the top five highest career scoring averages at the current MSG (minimum: five games) according to ESPN Stats and Info. Michael Jordan (31.8 PPG), Kevin Durant (31.7), Kobe Bryant (29.9), James (28.5) and Irving (28.4) have lit up the Garden consistently.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Phil Jackson has high praise for Kristaps Porzingis: "He's a unicorn. He's just a standout guy," Jackson said in an interview with CBS Sports Network. "You don't see people like this playing basketball with the grace, speed and athleticism that he has. And the ability to shoot the ball as well as he can shoot the ball."

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Knicks look to extend win streak

ESPN's BPI projects Cleveland to be nearly a 2-to-1 favorite over New York on Wednesday. The Knicks are 0-4 this season on the second night of back-to-back games. Watch tonight at 8:00 p.m.ET on ESPN/WatchESPN.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Bryce Petty (9) is getting ready for his first practice as the Jets' starting QB. Nick Mangold, Breno Giacomini and Muhammad Wilkerson aren't practicing. Calvin Pryor, out last week with a concussion, is in uniform. Not sure if he'll practice.

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Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets have re-signed RB Khiry Robinson. He was poised to make the team in training camp, but he broke a leg in the final preseason game and was waived/injured. He's practicing today. They also promoted RB Brandon Wilds to the active roster.

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JPP's injury may have a major impact on NCF East (1:22)

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Three Giants (aside from JPP) not practicing: WR Dwayne Harris, DT Johnathan Hankins and S Nat Berhe.

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Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

DeAndre Liggins, coming off 5 points and 5 rebounds against Toronto, will start in the injured J.R. Smith's place against the New York Knicks on Wednesday. Tyronn Lue explained: "Just like the energy he brings. I think high energy from a guy, it's contagious. Guys tend to play harder, seeing him flying around the floor, picking up full court, that's the juice and spunk we need." It will be just the second start of the 28-year-old's career and his 69th game played.

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Stephen A. calls Phil Jackson a 'bully,' blasts his lack of humility (1:44)
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Odd timing for Phil's 'ball hog' comment to Melo (1:41)
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Should Tebow attend Mets spring training? (1:41)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Gary Cohen is not headed to the Hall of Fame ... this year anyway. The late Bill King, a former Athletics broadcaster, received the honor as the Ford C. Frick winner for broadcasting excellence.

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Was Phil purposefully 'shading' LeBron with 'posse' comments? (1:46)

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Eli Manning is again the Giants' Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee. Archie told me last year he's more proud of these honors for his sons than winning Super Bowls.

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Healy: NHL hasn't tapped into European market

Former GK Glenn Healy comments on the NHL's negotiations with the NHLPA over a CBA extension with conditions for participating in the next Winter Olympics with Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun. Plus, is NHL making most of global marketing?

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Brandon Marshall is the Jets' nominee for the 2016 Walter Payton Man of the Year award. Marshall, through his Project 375 Foundation, has become an outspoken advocate for mental-health awareness.

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1927 Yankees diary

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