Yankees mailbag: Are Bombers’ young stars overrated?

You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In…

PSG confirm €50 million deal for Icardi as he and wife-turned-agent Wanda Nara turn their backs on I

French giants Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed the signing of Argentine hitman Mauro Icardi on a permanent deal from Inter Milan as the player and his wife and agent Wanda Nara finally cut ties with the Italian club.

Foley’s closing leaves city without piece of its heart

There was never a bad time to go to Foley’s, of course, but the very best were those late hours each January after the baseball writers’ dinner, because that’s when the very best element of Foley’s…

Luis Severino can’t wait for Yankees reunion with Gerrit Cole

Luis Severino went a combined 33-14 in 2017-18, which made him the Yankees’ ace even if Joe Girardi and Aaron Boone shied away from hanging that tag on him. A shoulder problem in spring training la…

Men's stars 'super weak' if they complain about calls for equal pay, says Czech ace Pliskova

Women's world number three Karolina Pliskova says any male stars complaining over demands for equal pay for their female counterparts are "super weak" - but insisted she is not pushing for parity between the sexes.

'Did he reject Russia? No!' Wife of hockey star Malkin defends him over US citizenship decision

Anna Kasterova, wife of ice hockey star Evgeni Malkin, has defended her husband after criticism over his decision to take dual Russian-American citizenship, claiming it does not mean he has turned his back on his motherland.

Clarke Schmidt could be part of Yankees’ plans in a short season

Part 2 in a series on the Yankees’ top prospects. Damon Oppenheimer knew Clarke Schmidt’s stuff while pitching for the University of South Carolina was good enough to take the right-hander wi…

How future MLB All-Stars Frank Viola, John Franco propelled St. John’s to its greatest heights

Lou Carnesecca used to say that his recruiting budget was a pocketful of subway tokens. Throw in a Long Island Railroad pass and you had the last St. John’s baseball team — back in 1980 — to reach …

Yankees continue to pay minor leaguers, non-uniform personnel

While several major league teams have released minor league players and the A’s say they will stop paying their non-40-man roster minor leaguers at the end of the month, the Yankees continue to avo…

Net profits: Swiss ace Federer surges past Ronaldo & Messi to top highest-paid athletes list with $1

Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has topped the annual Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid athletes for the first time in his illustrious career, leaving behind football icons Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Baseball needs an adult to step up and stop this madness: Sherman

Dear Adults: You are in the room, right? This isn’t all just going to be “take my ball and go home” day, is it? Name calling? Intractability? There is going to be a moment in which a leader or thre…

Coronavirus is saving Astros from MLB hate: Yankees’ Adam Ottavino

Before the coronavirus pandemic shut down Major League Baseball, the Astros were still the sport’s collective enemy for their 2017 sign-stealing scandal. Yankees reliever Adam Ottavino is con…

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