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LISTEN: Francesa Says Cespedes 'Rescued The Mets From Their Deathbed'The Mets, who had been sliding in the standings in recent weeks, enter Wednesday's game at St. Louis on a three-game winning streak and still within reach of the playoffs.
Report: Cespedes Says He Doesn't Plan To Opt Out Of Mets ContractYoenis Cespedes could become a free agent after this season if he so chooses. But apparently the Mets slugger is not thinking in that direction.
Keidel: Josh Brown Case Puts NFL's Arbitrary Discipline On Full DisplayYou'd think after the Ray Rice incident, perhaps the ugliest application of justice in NFL history, the brass would be a bit more strident.
John Mara: Giants Knew Of Josh Brown Allegations Before Re-Signing HimBrown has been suspended for the regular-season opener for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy.
Nick Faldo On The Barclays: Bethpage Black 'A Beautiful Golf Course'Nick Faldo, CBS Sports analyst and six-time major winner, previews The Barclays, as the FedExCup playoffs tee off at Bethpage Black.
‘Soccer In The City’ Podcast: NYCFC Set To Face Former Coach KreisIn the latest episode of the “Soccer in the City” podcast, hosts Tom Kolker, Glenn Crooks and Roberto Abramowitz preview NYCFC’s reunion with their former coach, Jason Kreis, when they visit Orlando City on Sunday.

Best Of Boomer & Carton

Boomer & Carton Podcast & MOTD: Aug. 24, 2016When Boomer reminded everyone that he had a pony as a kid, Craig's brain started working overtime. And, thus, Wednesday's highly anticipated "Moment of the Day" was born.
Boomer & Carton: Doc's Struggles And Jerry's UpdateBefore Jerry Recco could get to updating, Boomer and Craig discussed the plight of Dwight Gooden.
Boomer & Carton: The Stuff Wednesdays Are Made OfAfter sending get-well wishes to "The" Eddie Scozzare, Boomer and Craig got the "hump day" edition of their wildly popular radio show started by talking about wins by the Mets and Yankees.
Boomer & Carton Podcast & MOTD: Aug. 23, 2016Tuesday highly anticipated "Moment of the Day" came courtesy of Jerry's update and an 800-pound gorilla.

Best Of Mike Francesa

LISTEN: Francesa Says Cespedes 'Rescued The Mets From Their Deathbed'The Mets, who had been sliding in the standings in recent weeks, enter Wednesday's game at St. Louis on a three-game winning streak and still within reach of the playoffs.
Mike Francesa Announces He's Named His Racehorse Mongo NationThe WFAN host announced on his show Tuesday that he named his 2-year-old colt Mongo Nation, after his unofficial fan club.
LISTEN: Bowles Says He Didn't Get To Know Jets' Offensive Players Well Enough Last YearA former NFL safety and defensive assistant coach, Bowles admitted in an interview with WFAN's Mike Francesa on Monday that he almost exclusively focused on working with defensive players last season.
LISTEN: McAdoo, Reese, Mara, Manning, Beckham, Vernon Discuss Upcoming Giants Season On WFANMcAdoo, the first-year head coach, said fans can expect a "heavy-handed physical football team" under his leadership.

Yankees

Keidel: Straw Has To Love Doc, Because Gooden Doesn't Appear To Love HimselfPerhaps the worst-kept secret in sports history is spilling onto the national stage. Doc Gooden may be in peril.
Sabathia, Ellsbury Come Up Big In Yankees' Win Over MarinersWith the Yankees facing an uphill climb to the playoffs, CC Sabathia picked a good time to return to form.
Report: Yankees Offer To Pay For Doc Gooden's Drug RehabStrawberry, Gooden's teammate on world championship teams with the Mets and Yankees who has also battled addiction, says the former Cy Young Award winner has relapsed.
Palladino: Yankees Need Brian McCann As Veteran Voice In 2017A manager needs at least one of those guys who has seen it all, done it all, to slow everybody else down when the fan whirls at 100 mph.
Yankees' Bullpen Wastes Combined 4 Homers By Sanchez And CastroThe Seattle Mariners hit fewer home runs than the New York Yankees, but got more scoring out of them.

Mets

LISTEN: Francesa Says Cespedes 'Rescued The Mets From Their Deathbed'The Mets, who had been sliding in the standings in recent weeks, enter Wednesday's game at St. Louis on a three-game winning streak and still within reach of the playoffs.
Report: Cespedes Says He Doesn't Plan To Opt Out Of Mets ContractYoenis Cespedes could become a free agent after this season if he so chooses. But apparently the Mets slugger is not thinking in that direction.
Keidel: Straw Has To Love Doc, Because Gooden Doesn't Appear To Love HimselfPerhaps the worst-kept secret in sports history is spilling onto the national stage. Doc Gooden may be in peril.
Niese Exits Early But Mets Pickup Badly Needed 7-4 Win Over CardinalsGsellman, relieving injured starter Jonathon Niese with one out in the first inning Tuesday night, worked 3 2/3 scoreless innings as New York stopped the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 at Busch Stadium.
Report: Yankees Offer To Pay For Doc Gooden's Drug RehabStrawberry, Gooden's teammate on world championship teams with the Mets and Yankees who has also battled addiction, says the former Cy Young Award winner has relapsed.

Jets

Silverman: Kuechly, Johnson, Wagner At Top Of ILB ClassHere’s our look at the top 10 inside linebackers in today’s game.
Tebow To Hold Workout For More Than 20 MLB Teams At End Of Month, Report SaysFormer NFL player Tim Tebow will reportedly be showing off his baseball skills at the end of the month for nearly two dozen teams.
Wiser, More Mature Jets' Richardson: 'I Got My Head Right'Richardson will serve a one-game suspension to start the season, the result of an arrest after driving his car at high speeds in Missouri last summer.
Jets' Anderson Making Up For Lost Time With Stellar CampRobby Anderson remembers leaning over his birthday cake, closing his eyes and making a wish.

Giants

Keidel: Josh Brown Case Puts NFL's Arbitrary Discipline On Full DisplayYou'd think after the Ray Rice incident, perhaps the ugliest application of justice in NFL history, the brass would be a bit more strident.
John Mara: Giants Knew Of Josh Brown Allegations Before Re-Signing HimBrown has been suspended for the regular-season opener for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy.
Giants Receiver Victor Cruz Returns To PracticeIt marked the first time in almost two weeks that the oft-injured 29-year-old wide receiver practiced with the team.
Josh Norman: Defenders Have 'Got A Hit Out On' Odell Beckham Jr.Beckham was suspended one game last season for his conduct against Carolina. The All-Pro wide receiver drew three personal foul penalties, including one for a diving helmet-to-helmet hit on Norman.

Knicks

Boeheim: Carmelo Anthony 'Unlikely To Win An NBA Title'Sorry, Knicks fans, but Jim Boeheim doesn’t think Carmelo Anthony is ever going to win an NBA title.
Knicks Improve Bench, Sign Former Stanford Star Chasson RandleThe 6-foot-2 Randle played for CEZ Nymburk in the Czech Republic last season, averaging 12.8 points and 20.6 minutes.
Former Knicks Coach Derek Fisher Working On Comeback As A PlayerDerek Fisher is ready to attempt an NBA comeback - but not at the position you might think.

Nets

Lichtenstein: Lin Promises Nets Competency, Not Lin-sanity Part IIBrooklyn general manager Sean Marks may have landed his top target in Jeremy Lin during this recent free agency period, but the overall talent upgrade from last season’s 21-61 abomination was not overly significant.
Nets Formally Introduce Jeremy Lin, Other New FacesLin comes to Brooklyn as the starting point guard for the Nets. He's reuniting with coach Kenny Atkinson, the former Knicks assistant coach who helped him develop.
Lichtenstein: Nets' Bargain Pickups All Part Of Marks’ PlanIn case you missed all the news, the Nets signed a bunch of players to short-term contracts this week to round out their roster for the upcoming season.

Devils

Hartnett: Handicapping Potential Landing Spots For NCAA Star VeseyFormer Harvard standout Jimmy Vesey has spent the past few days listening to in-person pitches and trimming his shortlist. A decision on his future could come as early as Friday.
Hartnett: Vesey Decision Likely To Come Down To Playing TimeCoveted free agent Jimmy Vesey has made his list and is vetting it twice.
Hartnett: Rangers, Devils Right In The Middle Of The #VeseyWatchFormer Harvard standout Jimmy Vesey is in the process of trimming his short list as teams prepare to court the soon-to-be free agent.

Rangers

Hartnett: Those Predicting Lundqvist's Demise Will Be DisappointedLately, the hockey world has been down on Rangers franchise goaltender Henrik Lundqvist. It is making a mistake.
Hartnett: Rangers Have Good Reason To Be Excited About VeseyJeff Gorton believes rookie forward Jimmy Vesey can contribute right away in the NHL.
Jimmy Vesey Agrees To Terms With New York RangersThe New York Rangers have agreed to terms with prized free agent forward Jimmy Vesey, the team announced Friday.

Islanders

Schwartz: Meet Brendan Burke, The New TV Voice For The IslandersDreams do come true, but sometimes achieving them takes a little longer than anticipated.
Fans Reveal Ways To Improve Islanders' Game Day Experience At BarclaysJon Ledecky may see the writing on the wall as far as a new arena for the Islanders is concerned.
Hartnett: Handicapping Potential Landing Spots For NCAA Star VeseyFormer Harvard standout Jimmy Vesey has spent the past few days listening to in-person pitches and trimming his shortlist. A decision on his future could come as early as Friday.

NYCFC

‘Soccer In The City’ Podcast: NYCFC Set To Face Former Coach KreisIn the latest episode of the “Soccer in the City” podcast, hosts Tom Kolker, Glenn Crooks and Roberto Abramowitz preview NYCFC’s reunion with their former coach, Jason Kreis, when they visit Orlando City on Sunday.
NYCFC Makes Villa's Early Goal Stand Up In Win Over L.A. GalaxyDavid Villa scored in the sixth minute and New York City FC stretched its undefeated streak to four games, beating the Los Angeles Galaxy in their first trip to Yankee Stadium 1-0 on Saturday.
Crooks: MLS Fans Will Finally Get Their Lampard-Gerrard ShowdownOn Saturday at Yankee Stadium, perhaps the largest crowd of the year will see two international stars in form for two sides that are fighting for supremacy in their respective divisions.

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