How the Lightning and Stars arrived to a Stanley Cup Final like no other

The Lightning and Stars have taken unique paths to the NHL's championship series.

Stanley Cup Final: Tampa Bay Lightning, Dallas Stars preview

The Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Lightning, two of the NHL’s southernmost teams, will battle it out for the first time ever in the Stanley Cup Finals beginning on Saturday night with Game 1.

After Big Ten decision, who's next? Pac-12? Mountain West? MAC?

The fear of missing out has taken a hold of the Pac-12, MWC and MAC. What issues remain for each conference and how likely is it that they'll be able to return for a fall football season?

Browns-Bengals fantasy football takeaways: Joe Burrow, Nick Chubb

The second installation of “Thursday Night Football” came in the form of an AFC North shootout between the Browns and the Bengals. Joe Burrow, the No. 1 overall pick from this year̵…

Spurs, Celtic and Rangers discover fate in Europa League play-off draw

Follow the draw live as British clubs find out who they need to beat to enter the Europa League group stage 

Saquon Barkley’s Giants star comes with all of its burdens

There have been prickly issues surrounding Saquon Barkley from the moment the Giants took him with the No. 2 pick on the evening of April 26, 2018. The one that has the most legs is the simplest on…

Marcus Maye is no longer in Jamal Adams’ Jets shadow

Marcus Maye was overshadowed from the moment he entered the NFL. When the Florida standout was selected with the 39th-overall pick in the 2017 draft, the Jets had already taken Jamal Adams with the…

Aaron Rodgers still looks capable of winning the Packers a Super Bowl. So why didn't they draft like

Rodgers was great in Week 1 against the Vikings. If only he had another stud blocker or receiver this season, and not an eventual replacement bolted to the bench.

NFL draft makeover: Could Browns draft QB in 2021? Perhaps even Baker Mayfield's hated rival?

The Browns haven't drafted a QB since they took Baker Mayfield No. 1 overall in 2018. Will it be time for some competition in the 2021 NFL draft?

Giants vs. Mariners prediction: Home field makes San Francisco the pick

Headline in Wednesday’s Post read “Steve Cohen’s first move as Mets owner should be to sign J.T. Realmuto.” Wrong. Steve Cohen’s first move as Mets owner should be to have Stitches pick whoever the…

Alexander the Great? NHL hotshot Ovechkin 'offered new RECORD $10mn-a-year deal' to put Russian in s

On his 35th birthday, Alex Ovechkin is reportedly about to agree a lucrative new long-term deal at NHL side the Washington Capitals that would put him within distance of breaking Wayne Gretzky's all-time NHL record of 894 goals.

Islanders have captured NHL’s spotlight during playoff run

If anything, the Islanders’ playoff run has given the hockey world an inside look into what’s been brewing on Long Island. And that has been a major step toward building a consistent, championship-…