Masahiro Tanaka pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the fifth inning at Safeco Field on June 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Cashman: Tanaka Has Partially Torn Elbow Ligament, To Miss At Least 6 Weeks

The 25-year-old right-hander will attempt nonsurgical rehab on his injured ulnar collateral ligament. Cashman did not rule out season-ending, reconstructive “Tommy John” surgery.


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Mets, Niese Get Good News On Sore Left Elbow

Jon Niese received a cortisone shot for inflammation in the back of his left elbow and may be cleared to resume throwing as early as Wednesday.


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Dr. Max Gomez: What Is Your Dog Really Thinking?

You only have to go to one of the many dog runs in the city to find people with opinions on the mental capabilities of their pets.


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Rodriguez Returns To NY To Have MRI On Injured Quad

If A-Rod is not activated Monday, he will likely be placed on the inactive list and then return for another rehab stint.


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Palladino: Jeter’s Debut, Overbay’s Hits Spell Mah-Vel-Ous For Yankees

It’s been a solid couple of days. A good report on Derek Jeter’s tight quad would be the topper.


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Woodson: Knicks’ Anthony Has ‘Fluid Buildup’ In Knee

Knicks coach MIke Woodson is leaving it up to Carmelo Anthony to determine when the knee is ready: “If he tells me he wants to play, I’m going to play him.”


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Carmelo Anthony Says Nagging Knee Injury Isn’t ‘Too Serious’

Exhale, Knicks fans. Carmelo Anthony insists his mysterious, nagging knee injury isn’t all that serious.


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Struggling Mets Starter Johan Santana To Have MRI On Back

Santana’s final start of the season might have already taken place. Santana is going to have an MRI on his back Tuesday, putting in jeopardy his scheduled start against the Rockies two days later.


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Yankees’ Gardner Suffers Third Setback; CC Set To Return

CC Sabathia is looking forward to making his first start in more than two weeks. Brett Gardner might have to wait even longer to return from an elbow injury.


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Mets Closer Frank Francisco To Have MRI On Left Knee

On Sunday, the good news: Johan Santana will start Opening Day. On Monday, the bad.


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Nets Kris Humphries Has Sprained Left Shoulder

New Jersey Nets power forward Kris Humphries is day to day with a sprained left shoulder.


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Justin Tuck On WFAN: I Didn’t Have MRI ‘On My Neck’

The Giants’ defensive leader told Boomer & Carton on Tuesday that he didn’t have an exam on his aggravated neck as reported, but appeared to hint that something else could have been looked at.


New York Jets center Nick Mangold is helped off the field by trainers after an injury during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Schwartz: A Costly Victory For The Jets?

Under normal conditions, the Jets would be sky high after their 32-3 win over the Jaguars, but they are holding their collective breaths and crossing their fingers about the status of Pro Bowl center Nick Mangold.


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Bone Bruise KO’s Mets Catcher Josh Thole; MRI On Wrist Friday

Josh Thole is in pain, but hopes to be with the Mets on Friday. The catcher left New York’s game against the Florida Marlins in the second inning Thursday night because of a contusion on his left wrist.


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A-Rod To Undergo MRI On Right Knee

Alex Rodriguez was sent for an MRI on his sore right knee and is out of the New York Yankees’ lineup for their game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.