David Cone jokes with Aaron Boone on air about not getting Yankees’ pitching coach job

He’s not the best color man in the league for nothing, folks. David Cone interviewed but was overlooked for the job when the Yankees were seeking a new pitching coach over the winter, so the YES Ne…

Yankees’ alternate realities add to the cruelty of Giancarlo Stanton mistake

TAMPA — Reggie Jackson wanted to live in Los Angeles when he became a free agent after the 1976 season, but the Dodgers were slow and tepid in their pursuit. He became a Yankee. Late in spring trai…

Tom Brady seems less likely than ever to return to Patriots

Tom Brady leaving the New England Patriots has never felt more realistic. Multiple reports Thursday morning indicated that the 42-year-old Brady is likely to leave the Patriots after spending 20 ye…

Four Yankees who could become this year’s Gio Urshela

TAMPA — Who will be this year’s Gio Urshela? Which Yankees player will I cluelessly stumble past here at George M. Steinbrenner Field, only to interview him in September for our postseason preview?…

Factbox: Sports events hit by the coronavirus epidemic

The following is a list of international sports events hit by the outbreak of the new coronavirus.

Stanton likely to miss opening day with strained right calf

New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton will likely miss opening day because of a strained right calf, another significant injury for a team that was beset by health problems last season.

NFL, players move closer to new CBA, but deal not done yet

The NFL and its players have moved closer to a new collective bargaining agreement and the next decade of labor peace that would come with it.

No one wanted this NYCFC fiasco

Think awkward. Think uncomfortable. Think unhappy — for everyone involved. This was the bizarre backdrop to Wednesday night’s CONCACAF Champions League match between New York City FC and AD San Car…

Masahiro Tanaka’s new Yankees strategy is right on track

TAMPA — Masahiro Tanaka is entering his seventh year with the Yankees, and the one constant across the first six was his attention to detail. So, as the 31-year-old right-hander prepares for his se…

Miguel Andujar passes his first big Yankees outfield test

TAMPA — Miguel Andujar estimated he hadn’t played the outfield in 14-15 years before he was the Yankees’ starting left fielder against the Nationals on Wednesday. “I felt good out there. The last t…

Edwin Diaz’s Mets redemption tour off to ‘anxious’ start

PORT ST. LUCIE — Edwin Diaz appeared stuck in 2019 as his first appearance of the new Grapefruit League season progressed Wednesday. The electric stuff was there, but the results weren’t for the Me…

Parents want schools to use sport to prioritise the wellbeing of pupils according to new research

Parents want schools to use sport, activity and physical education to prioritise the wellbeing of pupils, according to new research which marks the 25th anniversary of the Youth Sports Trust.

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