• SNY

    Mets passed on George Springer to maintain flexibility for Francisco Lindor, Michael Conforto extensions

    On BNNY, the guys discuss why the Mets lost out to the Blue Jays on the George Springer sweepstakes. SNY MLB Insider Andy Martino breaks down why extending shortstop Francisco Lindor and Michael Conforto is at the top of the list which is why their pursuit of Springer slowed down. Dan Graca points out that pitchers Marcus Stroman and Noah Syndergaard will be free agents next season and the Mets want some financial flexibility if they want to keep them or pursue another arm.

  • Google says it will remove search function in Australia if media code becomes law
    Reuters

    Google says it will remove search function in Australia if media code becomes law

    Google said on Friday it will disable its search function in Australia if the government proceeds with a media code that would force it and Facebook Inc to pay local media companies for sharing their content. Australia is on course to pass laws that would make the Big Tech giants negotiate payments with local publishers and broadcasters for content. "The code's arbitration model with bias criteria presents unmanageable financial and operational risk for Google," Mel Silva, managing director for Australia and New Zealand, told a senate committee.

  • Darrell Bevell likely headed to Jags; Sheila Hamp wants to repair rift with Calvin Johnson
    Detroit Free Press

    Darrell Bevell likely headed to Jags; Sheila Hamp wants to repair rift with Calvin Johnson

    It appears former Detroit Lions interim coach Darrell Bevell will join Urban Meyer's staff with the Jacksonville Jaguars.