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.
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.
If A-Rod is not activated Monday, he will likely be placed on the inactive list and then return for another rehab stint.
It’s been a solid couple of days. A good report on Derek Jeter’s tight quad would be the topper.
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.”
Exhale, Knicks fans. Carmelo Anthony insists his mysterious, nagging knee injury isn’t all that serious.
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.
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.
On Sunday, the good news: Johan Santana will start Opening Day. On Monday, the bad.
New Jersey Nets power forward Kris Humphries is day to day with a sprained left shoulder.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bartolo Colon was placed on the disabled list Sunday with a strained right hamstring, the latest blow to New York’s ailing rotation. But don’t worry, Yankees fans. The Bombers — and Colon — feel he’ll be back on the mound as soon as the hefty starter is eligible.