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Mets counting on Syndergaard

The Mets face two more emotional games in Miami, followed by three in Philadelphia. But at least they have Noah Syndergaard back in the rotation. He's the last ace standing -- and the Mets have never needed him more. Baseball's final week madness

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Austin's two-run shot puts Yankees in front (0:29)
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Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

During the Yankees-Red Sox game, the biggest error of the game nearly occurred in the middle of the fifth inning in the left field stands. Andrew Fox of New Castle, PA tried to propose to his girlfriend, Heather Terwilliger of Fredonia, New York, but he dropped the ring. with the whole crowd watching, it took five minutes to locate it, but it felt like an hour to the couple. She said yes.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Noah Syndergaard allowed one run in six innings and logged 93 pitches on Tuesday against the Marlins, He originally had been scheduled to start on Saturday, but strep throat prompted the Mets to delay the outing by three days. With the adjusted schedule, he now is lined up to pitch the final day of the regular season, on Sunday at Philadelphia. In an ideal scenario, the Mets will have clinched a postseason berth before the finale, allowing manager Terry Collins to instead be held back for next Wednesday's wild-card game.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Yoenis Cespedes' homer registered 440 feet and struck the artwork in left-center at Marlins Park. It was his fourth homer this season of at least that distance. The other Mets have combined for three homers of 440 feet or more.

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McGregor mocks Alvarez, predicts first-round KO

Conor McGregor took center stage at Tuesday's UFC 205 news conference, calling upcoming opponent Eddie Alvarez a "broke bum" and predicting a first-round KO on Nov. 12 at Madison Square Garden.

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Unbelievably dramatic wedding proposal at Yankees-Red Sox game (1:22)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

They found the ring! That was the announcement from Yankees Public Address announcer Paul Olden during the fifth inning of the Yankees-Red Sox game. In the middle of the fifth, a man in a Yankee jersey proposed to his girlfirend on the big video board. When he went to open the ring box, the ring was missing. After fans around their section in left field searched for it, it was found. She said yes.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets WR Brandon Marshall, commenting on tonight's episode of Showtime's "Inside the NFL," offered his take on Odell Beckham Jr. "What I see is a guy who loves football," Marshall said. "What I see is a guy who is passionate. What I see is a guy who hates losing. What I see is a guy who would run through a brick wall for his teammates. But, what I see is a guy who needs to learn how to control his emotions, because that is what I deal with every single Sunday."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony said he and other players appreciated Jeff Hornacek's approach to the offseason: "He made himself visible to us in the offseason, open to talk, wanting to learn from us, wanting to learn about us as players and visa versa."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony was impressed with Jeff Hornacek on the first day of training camp. "I thought he took control of the court out there. He made his voice very clear. It was loud and clear. He told us what he wanted from us, what he expects from us. And I thought guys responded well to that."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose hopes to energize the crowd at MSG this season. "When you think about New York, you think about some of the older teams they had. So we're just trying to rejuvenate the city and bring that excitement back. The fans come to the game already. But just bring that excitement back."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Interesting thought from Carmelo Anthony on how some ascribe leadership qualities to players: "When you win, people automatically give you leadership qualities. When you lose they automatically say you don't have leadership qualities. We want to change that this year."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony explained why he feels more excited entering camp this season than he has in a long time: "Kind of just knowing the excitement that's surrounding what we can create here, the guys that are on the team, the excitement that everybody else has from talking to them throughout the offseason."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose spent time at the end of practice on Tuesday working on his 3-point shot. He expects to get many open attempts from beyond the arc while playing alongside Kristaps Porzingis and Carmelo Anthony. "That's going to be part of my job," said Rose, who is a career 30 percent shooter from deep.

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Comienza el último viaje del Big Papi al Bronx

David Ortiz llega a Nueva York para su última visita en su carrera al Yankee Stadium ante sus enconados rivales, pero por otro lado en una ciudad que es el hogar de la mayor comunidad dominicana en el extranjero. Leer

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Sanchez mashes 20th HR of season (0:37)
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Nurmagomedov-Johnson booked to UFC 205

With a lightweight title shot off the table, Khabib Nurmagomedov has agreed to face Michael Johnson at UFC 205 on Nov. 12 in New York, UFC president Dana White announced Tuesday.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Rookie Gary Sanchez doing Gary Sanchez things again. He just took David Price deep for a two-run homer in the first to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead over the Red Sox. It was Sanchez's 20th homer of the season in 185 at-bats.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

To say Derrick Rose is looking forward to pushing the pace with Kristaps Porzingis on the floor is an understatement. "I'm going to make him run.... He's young. He's 21. Yeah, man. KP, he's going to have to run," Rose said. A big theme so far for the Knicks has been to push the pace.

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Ortiz receives mixed ovation in first AB (0:17)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose said he feels 'like a rookie' right now as he gets used to new surroundings in NY. "Just trying to learn everybody," he said. The Knicks hope Rose is a quick study. Management and coaches have said it takes some time to learn the triangle offense, parts of which Jeff Hornacek will run.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

In David Ortiz's first at-bat in his last series at Yankee Stadium, he recieved a mixed reaction. It may have been that the Red Sox fans in attendance cheered, while the Yankee fans did not. He flew out to center to end the inning.

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