NHL roundup: Ovechkin scores 700th goal but Devils beat Caps

Alex Ovechkin became the eighth NHL player to reach 700 goals, but the milestone was not enough as Damon Severson scored with 1:59 remaining to give the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 victory over the visiti...

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…

Nets’ Jarrett Allen not ‘tripping’ about sitting during 4th quarters

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For the first time in six games, Jarrett Allen got some fourth-quarter minutes — and even that was fewer than two minutes in a blowout laugher. But Nets coach Kenny Atkinson insis…

Tyson Fury licks blood off Deontay Wilder's neck mid-fight

The bizarre moment caught the eyes of fans all over

Bloodlust: Boxing fans convinced Tyson Fury LICKED Deontay Wilder’s BLOOD during brutal stoppage win

Tyson Fury produced a performance for the ages as he dismantled Deontay Wilder to win the WBC world heavyweight title in their Las Vegas rematch – but the Brit left fans stunned by appearing to lick Wilder’s blood during the bout.

Thiem falls to Italian qualifier Mager in Rio quarter-finals

Top seed Dominic Thiem missed a chance to pass Roger Federer and become the world's third-ranked player when he was knocked out of the Rio Open by Italian qualifier Gianluca Mager in a rain delay...

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…

Rangers roar into trade deadline with win over Sharks

Well, this team found a way to win without their best. But who knows if the same can be said in a couple days. In their final game before Monday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline, the Rangers managed to figh…

The obscure bargains in tricky fantasy baseball closers market

Drafting a closer/reliever is like going to Best Buy to purchase a DVD for your collection (yes, we’ve heard about that whole streaming thing, but play along): You have to know where to look in the…

Thomas takes third-round lead in Mexico as DeChambeau fades

Justin Thomas made bookend bogeys but piled up eight birdies in between en route to a one-shot lead over Patrick Reed and Erik van Rooyen in the third round at the WGC-Mexico Championship on Saturday.

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…

Thiem falls to Italian qualifier Mager in Rio quarter-finals

Top seed Dominic Thiem was knocked out of the Rio Open by Italian qualifier Gianluca Mager in the completion of a rain delayed quarter-final match on Saturday.

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