Joe Douglas’ background shows what Jets makeover could be

INDIANAPOLIS — After nine months on the job, Jets general manager Joe Douglas will finally get to really shape the team’s roster. Yes, he already has made a few trades and signings since he was hir…

Rangers take down Islanders in pivotal overtime thriller

Six points separated the Rangers and Islanders in the tight Eastern Conference wild-card standings coming into Tuesday. By the end of the night, after the season’s final chapter of the rivalry, the…

The real reason why Matt Rhule spurned Giants for Panthers

INDIANAPOLIS — Matt Rhule says he would not be standing alongside other NFL head coaches if not for Tom Coughlin. So, why didn’t he capitalize on a chance to fill Coughlin’s old shoes? Rhule was th…

Islanders’ Zach Parise trade attempt was classic Lou Lamoriello

Claude Lemieux filed a grievance against Lou Lamoriello in 1995 and alleged in a hearing that the-then Devils general manager filed false documents with the league in what became the Conn Smythe Tr…

Michael Wacha flashes improved velocity in first Mets outing

LAKELAND, Fla. — Michael Wacha’s two scoreless innings Tuesday were a nice way to start his Mets career, but it’s the 94-96 mph he consistently flashed that resonated loudest. The Mets had no reaso…

Deontay Wilder says 40-pound costume left his legs dead in a seventh-round TKO loss to Tyson Fury

"I didn’t have no legs from the beginning of the fight."

Clancy still key cog for Britain's team pursuit machine

Riders have come and gone, technology advanced and tactics evolved in the 12 years since Britain's domination of track cycling's team pursuit began at the Beijing Olympics.

Bayern Munich and Gnabry drive Chelsea towards Champions League exit

Bayern Munich are on course for the Champions League quarter-finals after beating Chelsea 3-0 away in the first leg of the last-16 tie

Luis Severino fallout: Five pitchers battling for spots in Yankees’ rotation

Gerritt Cole can’t do it alone. Following the devastating news that former ace Luis Severino will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the entire 2020 season — this, coming after it was announ…

Adam Gase insists all is well between he and Le’Veon Bell

INDIANAPOLIS – Jets coach Adam Gase said there are no issues between him and running back Le’Veon Bell. “What everyone else says, I think we’re both to the point where we really don’t care,” Gase s…

Ireland vs Italy at risk of being called off due to coronavirus

Ireland’s minister for health Simon Harris has ‘a very clear view’ that the fixture should be cancelled until further notice due to the ‘significant risk’ of the deadly virus being transferred from Italy

Tom Brady's sleepless nights, Michael Jordan's tears are reminders of the need for vulnerability

Two superstars are showing people that it’s OK, even healthy, to cry as they grapple with tremendous loss.