Russian biathlete Alexander Loginov pulls out of mass-start race after police raid scandal in Italy

Russian biathlete Alexander Loginov, who was subjected to a police search on Saturday, has decided to pull out of the final race at the 2020 IBU World Championship in Italy despite booking a place in the men’s mass start.

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…

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…

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…

Paterno family, Penn State end ‘outstanding issues’ years after scandal

More than eight years after the sexual abuse scandal rocked the university, both Penn State and the Paterno family have finally moved on.

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…

Aaron Judge gives Aaron Boone thumbs-up sign after batting tee work

TAMPA — Aaron Judge’s path back to taking full batting practice took a small step Friday when he hit off a batting tee and flashed manager Aaron Boone a thumbs-up when done. “Everything is moving t…

Kobe Bryant’s death hit Mets’ Dominic Smith hard: ‘Sick to my stomach’

PORT ST. LUCIE — Dominic Smith’s worst day this offseason occurred Jan. 26, when he heard the news his childhood hero was dead in a helicopter crash. Growing up in Los Angeles and loving basketball…

Ireland appear revitalised by Andy Farrell's subtle tweaks to their system | Ugo Monye

Since stepping into Joe Schmidt’s role after the World Cup, Farrell has altered Ireland’s gameplan for the better without feeling the need to make sweeping changes

NFL Network analyst: Giants should look to draft Mekhi Becton

Years of waiting for the Giants to draft their future quarterback are over. The time for decision-making that benefits Daniel Jones is just beginning. Despite a desperate need for defensive playmak…

No Chinese takeaway for Bale: Jiangsu Suning reveal bid to sign Welsh star fell through over Real Ma

Gareth Bale could have been getting ready for the start of the Chinese Super League season, but one of the division's top clubs revealed a bid to bring the Welshman to China was scuppered when Real Madrid demanded a transfer fee.

‘Big week’ for Yoenis Cespedes won’t lead to his first Mets game

PORT ST. LUCIE — Yoenis Cespedes’ progression this spring is satisfying team officials, but the rehabbing outfielder has not been deemed ready for Grapefruit League action, which commences Saturday…

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