New York Teams

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees have a minor league deal with Jon Niese, pending his physical, a source confirms. Niese was 8-7 with a 5.50 ERA last year. He will be an extra arm in camp with an outside chance to make the rotation. The New York Post first mentioned the signing.

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Inside the 'Bigs' NBA skills challenge (1:30)

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Henrik Lundqvist gets 401st career win to tie Chris Osgood for 11th place on NHL all-time wins list.

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Zuccarello nets the winner for Rangers (0:19)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Yankees prospect Clint Frazier said he cut his red hair the weekend of the Super Bowl to meet team specifications. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he was cool with Frazier's length. Girardi didn't seem to care that much.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Yankees setup man Dellin Betances said he has not spoken with team president Randy Levine. You may have heard, the two had a verbal feud Saturday over Betances' salary arbitration.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

A day later, Yankees setup man Dellin Betances said, "I don't regret anything I said."

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Prospect Clint Frazier has shown up with his red hair almost shoulder length. We'll see if he is told to cut it so he is fully in line with Yankee protocol.

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Is Dolan good for the NBA? (0:52)
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All-Star Saturday Night's sights and sounds (1:44)
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Porzingis gets the better of Hayward to win Skills Competition (1:20)
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Smith-Pelly buries breakaway goal in Devils' win (0:17)
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Tall order once again for Skills

Kristaps Porzingis succeeded Karl-Anthony Towns as champion of the Skills Competition on Saturday night in New Orleans.

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Porzingis wins Skills Challenge (0:51)

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

For the second straight year, the big men beat the guards, as Kristaps Porzingis bests Gordon Hayward in the final round of the Taco Bell Skills Challenge. Porzingis is the first Knicks player to win an All-Star Saturday event since Landry Fields was part of the winning Shooting Stars team in 2012.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis is your Skills Challenge champion, which is completely absurd because he's 7-foot-3. He truly is a unicorn.

1927 Yankees diary

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