Mets’ Rick Porcello gets eye-opening welcome to National League

PORT ST. LUCIE — It was only one inning consisting of 17 pitches, but Rick Porcello received a taste Saturday of competing in a Mets uniform. Two weak singles, including a broken-bat shot by Garret…

Open gym led to meteoric rise of Seton Hall’s Shavar Reynolds Jr.

Shavar Reynolds Jr. sat behind the Seton Hall bench riveted. He loved the way the Pirates played. He was drawn to their grit, their tenacity, the physical style in which they defended. He didn’t ne…

The obscure bargains in tricky fantasy baseball closers market

Drafting a closer/reliever is like going to Best Buy to purchase a DVD for your collection (yes, we’ve heard about that whole streaming thing, but play along): You have to know where to look in the…

Dynastic Islanders deserve unprecedented Hall of Fame honor

Please don’t tell Denis Potvin I said so, but No. 5 had a point on SNY Friday night when he said the Islanders team that won four straight Stanley Cups and 19 consecutive playoff series in the earl…

How Jacob deGrom can pull off daunting Hall of Fame challenge

Jacob deGrom has passed Tim Lincecum on the way to Johan Santana, with Roy Halladay as the destination. This is deGrom’s Hall of Fame path. He is trying to make up for a late start to his major lea…

Six Nations 2020: Wales 23-27 France - Ntamack shines as French Grand Slam hopes survive

France remain on course for a first Grand Slam for 10 years as they celebrated a first victory in Cardiff since 2010 with a 27-23 win.

Leicester vs Man City LIVE: Confirmed team news and Premier League score updates

Leicester welcome Premier League champions Manchester City to the King Power this evening and Express Sport brings you updates throughout the match.

Wales v France: Six Nations 2020 – live!

Minute-by-minute report: Wales look to get their Six Nations hopes back on track with victory over unbeaten France. Join Lee Calvert now

Six Nations 2020: Italy 0-17 Scotland - Hogg, Harris & Hastings with tries

Scotland run in three tries against Italy in Rome to earn their first win in six games in the Six Nations and ease the pressure on head coach Gregor Townsend.

Italy v Scotland: Six Nations 2020 – live!

Minute-by-minute report: Italy and Scotland both go in search of their first win in this year’s Six Nations. Join Luke McLaughlin now

Fantasy Baseball Catcher Preview: Don't waste an early round draft pick — waiting will pay off

The differences between the top catchers and those drafted later on are few and far between. Andy Behrens previews the position and gives his expert advice for the fantasy season ahead.

Tua Tagovailoa’s health could set off Giants’ draft boldness

One player the Giants absolutely, positively will not take could hold the key to their 2020 NFL Draft strategy. That player will be in Indianapolis next week for the NFL Scouting Combine, will not …