Mets’ Seth Lugo returns to mound after fracturing his toe

PORT ST. LUCIE — Seth Lugo was back on a mound Saturday and looking forward to a normal spring training. “All the pitches were there, executing and locating,” said the Mets right-hander, who had be…

Yankees’ Aaron Boone OK with Aaron Judge not playing yet

TAMPA — Aaron Boone doesn’t have a date when Aaron Judge will play in an exhibition game and the slugger has yet to take a full batting practice, but the Yankees manager doesn’t sound like a worrie…

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…

Bamba ‘went across the scrum and was rewarded for it’, says livid Wayne Pivac

Wales coach Wayne Pivac has hit out at the decision to award France a penalty late on in Cardiff, saying that Demba Bamba ‘came straight across the scrum and was rewarded for it‘

Man Utd ready to launch £50m bid for Wolves star Diogo Jota after sending spies to watch

Manchester United are set to make a move for £50million Wolves striker Diogo Jota.

J.A. Happ’s signature trait has never been more valuable

TAMPA — J.A. Happ had a bad 2019. Let’s get that out of the way upfront. Because Happ also had a valuable season. Not every 4.91 ERA is created equal. The ability to pitch five innings and give up …

Fatherhood, special bond shaped Desure Buie into Hofstra star

His character gets praised first. Then his off-court development. Basketball follows. Desure Buie may be Hofstra’s best player, its leading scorer and playmaker, the key to the CAA-leading Pride re…

Lakers lobby for Davis as defensive player of year

Election season is in full swing for the Los Angeles Lakers who have returned from the All-Star break with one clear campaign in mind: Anthony Davis for NBA Defensive Player of the Year.

Packers GM could be hinting at Aaron Rodgers succession plan

Aaron Rodgers had to wait three seasons before usurping Brett Favre as the Green Bay Packers starting quarterback, and his replacement may be in for a similar succession plan. That is if GM Brian G…

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…

Jets sign Josh Doctson for wide receiver depth

The Jets’ quest to improve their wide receiving group continued Saturday with the signing of Josh Doctson. Doctson, a 2016 first-round pick of the Redskins, spent his first three seasons…

search