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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

In a statement, Phil Jackson wishes the Knicks and their fans the best going forward: 'As someone who treasures winning, I am deeply disappointed that we weren't able to do that.'

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks officially announce that they have parted ways with team president Phil Jackson:

Tom Haberstroh ESPN Staff Writer 

Phil Jackson had a .704 WPct in 20 seasons as head coach. As Knicks prez, the longest .700 stretch the Knicks had under Phil was 15 games.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

In Knicks news: League sources say former Raptors exec Tim Leiweke is poised to help them as an advisor in wake of Phil Jackson's exit.

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Jackson's exit the end of a difficult season for Knicks (2:45)

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

A lot of smiles from New Yorkers outside Madison Square Garden this morning. The common refrain about Phil Jackson's ouster: "It's about time."

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Stephen A.: Player relationships soured Dolan on Jackson (2:13)
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Greeny blames Dolan for Knicks woes (2:07)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

It's worth noting that some close to Knicks owner James Dolan had been pushing him to consider firing Jackson for much of the season.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Welcome to New York, Frank Ntilikina.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

I don't know what's next for the Knicks under James Dolan but I know he's long been a fan of Toronto's Masai Ujiri.

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Phil's exit hinges on Melo, Porzingis (3:01)
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Knicks, Phil mutually part ways after 3 years

The Knicks and president Phil Jackson announced Wednesday morning that they have mutually parted ways. Conversations of Jackson's departure accelerated this week when the organization decided it would not buy out Carmelo Anthony.

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White Sox top Yanks in dramatic walk-off fashion (1:23)
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Abreu smacks walk-off two-RBI single (0:30)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees' bullpen utterly self-destructed in a 4-3 loss to the White Sox. In the eighth, two Yankees relievers, including Tyler Clippard, issued four walks to allow the White Sox to get within one. In the ninth, Dellin Betances walked two and hit a batter before allowing a Jose Abreu game-winning two-run single.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

In a high intensity eighth inning, Yankee relievers walked four batters, gifting the White Sox a run, but they didn't relinquish the lead. Tyler Clippard, who has recently become the most despised player by Yankee fans, got out of a bases loaded jam with a 3-2 strikeout of Matt Davidson. They head to the ninth with the Yankees up, 3-2, over the White Sox.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees Luis Severino had a career-high 12 Ks in his seven innings of one-run ball. He stands to be the winner if the Yankees' 3-1 lead holds up over the White Sox.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

This is what MVPs do. With the Yankees down a run in the eighth, Aaron Judge just tied the game with an RBI single up the middle to make 1-1 with the White Sox.

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