Enes Kanter's criticism of the Turkish government forced him to miss the Knicks' trip to London. The vocal big man discusses watching his team play from 3,500 miles away.
New York Teams
- Silver supportive of Kanter skipping London trip
- Tebow to open spring in Mets' major league camp
- Sources: Yankees, Ottavino reach 3-year deal
- Yanks' LeMahieu on his role: 'Bring a lot of gloves'
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he understands why the Knicks' Enes Kanter, who fears assassination by Turkish authorities, stayed in the United States while his teammates are in London.
Chris Kreider had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist moved into a tie for sixth place on the NHL's career wins list and the New York Rangers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 Thursday night.
Anders Lee scored twice in the Islanders' three-goal first period, helping New York to its ninth win in 11 games with a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.
The Mets say Tim Tebow will return to start spring training at the team's major league camp in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
Adding Adam Ottavino -- who boasted he'd whiff the Bambino "every time" -- gives the Bombers the best bullpen in the universe.
Allonzo Trier was called for goaltending on a layup attempt by Thomas Bryant with 0.4 seconds left, giving the Washington Wizards a 101-100 victory over the New York Knicks at The O2 Arena on Thursday night.
What should Kliff Kingsbury focus on first this offseason? We helped out the new Cardinals coach and the rest of the league's worst teams.
Free-agent reliever Adam Ottavino, who had a breakout 2018 season as the setup man for closer Wade Davis with the Rockies, has agreed to sign with the Yankees, sources told ESPN.
Windhorst, MacMullan and MacMahon discuss Kyrie's apology, Doncic and the Mavs, James Harden's possible fatigue factor and much more
Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon Kyrie Irving's apology to LeBron (2:30), Luka Doncic and the Mavs (21:00), the Nets' win over the Rockets and the possible fatigue factor for James Harden (38:00).
Jeff Passan ESPN
The New York Yankees' bullpen is positively terrifying. They added Adam Ottavino — on a three-year, $27 million deal — to a group that already includes Aroldis Chapman, Dellin Betances, Zach Britton, Chad Green and Jonathan Holder, among others. The best pen in the game, period.
Are the Yankees set to swoop in on Manny after all? Who might be biding their time for Bryce? We look at some of the potential surprise suitors insiders are talking about.
Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer
Jets coach Adam Gase, in a radio interview today, said he hasn't seen any of the memes from his introductory presser. Said Gase: "I don't have Twitter or Instagram. I don't read the Internet. I don't watch TV. All that stuff is irrelevant to me. It's pollution of the brain. I really don't care. That's not how I operate. I'm here to do one thing and that's to help this organization win." (Via The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz, ESPN)
Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer
CB Michael Hunter is back. The Giants signed him to a reserve/futures contract. Hunter spent part of 2016–17 with the team. He spent this past season with the Broncos, Bills and Texans.
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
David Fizdale told reporters in London that Mitchell Robinson will play for the Knicks against the Wizards on Thursday after missing more than a month with an ankle injury.
After some Inside Heat from Philadelphia (5:14) & St. Louis (11:06), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss next week's Hall of Fame vote, the latest with Machado & Harper & more (16:37). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (35:35), a conversation with record-setting journeyman Oliver Drake (44:08) and longtime friend Chelsea Janes' goodbye to baseball reporting (58:49).
"The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.