Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead

Alex Ovechkin welcomed himself to the postseason Friday night, but the Islanders took a 2-0 series lead anyways. Barry Trotz’s crew withstood a two-goal game from the dangerous Ovechkin, finding a …

Jacob deGrom-less Mets fall to Phillies after Seth Lugo falters in ninth

PHILADELPHIA — Five runs for a Jacob deGrom start might have cut it, but forget about it on a night the Mets were forced to test their ultra-thin starting pitching depth yet again. With Jacob deGro…

Marc Colombo instilling gritty attitude on Giants’ offensive line

Watch me. This is the way I did it. This is how I want you to do it. This has not been the Giants’ way on their offensive line, but it is now. This is what Marc Colombo brings to the meeting room a…

Jets finally back on field together as one team

The Jets took the field just after 9 a.m. on Friday for the first time as a team in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic erased any on-field practices in the spring and delayed the practices this summer. Fr…

Breaking down Stipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier UFC 252 bout

The main event of Saturday’s UFC 252 is the trilogy fight between heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and former champ Daniel Cormier. The winner of this rubber match will be regarded as the greatest…

NBA fires photographer for offensive Kamala Harris meme

Call it a photo finished. The NBA terminated a photographer covering games as an independent contractor after he published an offensive meme of Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris to…

Padres vs. Diamondbacks prediction: Under is the play here

The Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres are hooking up for a weekend series for the third time in four weeks — and the Diamondbacks return home riding some serious offensive momentum. Despite…

Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa-Ryan Fitzpatrick QB battle is a lovefest

The Dolphins quarterbacks aren’t going to let the Miami heat get to them. Newcomer Tua Tagovailoa, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, has his work cut out for him, trying to work his way…

Rangers’ Draft lottery luck was almost hazardous to David Quinn

John Davidson couldn’t look at the television screen during the NHL draft lottery Monday night. But David Quinn did and it nearly landed him on the Rangers’ injured reserve. “I almost p…

Jacob deGrom scratched from Friday start against Phillies

Jacob deGrom won’t take the mound for the Mets on Friday, The Post’s Joel Sherman reports. As per The Post’s Mike Puma, Walker Lockett was told after yesterday’s game to be prepared to …

NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace adds DoorDash to growing list of sponsorships

WELCOME, N.C. — Bubba Wallace is adding to his NASCAR portfolio. NASCAR’s only Black full-time driver announced a multiyear partnership with technology company DoorDash on Friday. It will sponsor W…

Jets missing top pick Denzel Mims for first training camp practice

The Jets were missing one of their top draft picks Friday when they took the field for their first real practice of training camp. Wide receiver Denzel Mims, the team’s second-round draft pick, inj…

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