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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Yankees lineup for their last 2017 Grapefruit League game. Luis Severino, who has made the rotation as the Yankees fourth starter, faces the Phillies.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Aaron Judge is the Yankees starting right fielder, Joe Girardi announced today in Tampa. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Judge had the offseason backing of owner Hal Steinbrenner and enters Thursday afternoon with a .975 OPS in 58 at-bats. Aaron Hicks will be the team's fourth outfielder.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees believe Luis Severino can be a top of the rotation guy, which is why the competition was always weighted his way for the 4th spot in the rotation. He has won that job, Joe Girardi said in Tampa today. The fifth starter will either be Bryan Mitchell or Jordan Montgomery.

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Since taking over as closer for the Mets in 2015, Jeurys Familia has been one of the most consistent ninth-inning options in baseball. New York will be without Familia for the first 15 games of this season due to suspension.

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Much like the 76ers, Lakers and Magic, losing has been a constant theme for the Knicks over the last four seasons. Wednesday's 105-88 loss to Miami was New York's ninth defeat in its last 11 games.

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Olney: Jeurys Familia's 15-game suspension

ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney covers the events that led to Jeurys Familia's suspension, the reaction around the league to the ban, the Red Sox's outlook and which team will win the World Series.

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Predicting Yankees' 2017 record

Joe Peta thinks that the Yankees are about to do something this season for the first time since 1992. That's not necessarily something to get excited about.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets brass will be in Chapel Hill, N.C., today for a private workout with UNC QB Mitchell Trubisky. He put it on the radar at his recent pro day, when he said the Jets were one of the teams that wanted private time with him. The Jets say they're open to drafting a quarterback with the sixth pick, which would surprise many around the league. They've also worked out Clemson's Deshaun Watson and Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer.

Familia's suspension is complicated (2:27)

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Part of what makes free agent Johnathan Hankins a valuable commodity is he turns just 25 today. Even with 5-year deal would be FA again before 30th birthday.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Over the last 4 seasons, the Knicks (114-207) have the 4th-worst record in the NBA, per ESPN Stats & Info. They rank ahead of only the Lakers, Sixers and Magic.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks' .418 win percentage since 2000-01 ranks 3rd-worst in the NBA, ahead of only the Timberwolves and Hornets, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Heat eliminate Knicks from playoff contention (0:47)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Here's Carmelo Anthony talking about why he's accepting a lesser role for the remainder of the season, which allows the Knicks' younger players more opportunity:

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony took 12 shots tonight. Here's Anthony on accepting a lesser role the rest of the season to give the Knicks' younger players more opportunity: "I see the writing on the wall. I see what it is. I see what they're trying to do and it's just me accepting that. That's what puts me at peace. Just knowing and understanding how things work. I'm at peace with that."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek makes it sound as if the veterans will still get minutes in the final games of the season but the club's young players will get some more playing time.

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