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.

Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist a healthy scratch on Igor Shesterkin’s big night

RALEIGH, N.C. — If ever there was a perfect time to start Henrik Lundqvist, Friday against the Hurricanes would have been it. Instead, the Rangers’ legendary goaltender was a healthy scratch for th…

Pep Guardiola hints at extending his contract at Man City

The Spaniard said he expected to talk with City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak about his future ‘at the end of the season, or in the middle of next season, and we will see’

‘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…

Team news and predicted line-ups ahead of Chelsea vs Tottenham

Jose Mourinho’s side can leapfrog Chelsea with a victory at Stamford Bridge

Knicks’ Maurice Harkless not ‘thinking about any buyout’

Maurice Harkless expects to stay with the hometown Knicks for the remainder of the season. The Forest Hills product and former St. John’s star had been a candidate for a buyout following his arriva…

Wilder vs. Fury 2: Both fighters come in heavier for heavyweight championship rematch in Las Vegas (

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and lineal champ Tyson Fury both weighed in heavier than they did for their first meeting when they took to the scale on Friday night's weigh-ins in Las Vegas.

Jose Mourinho says he already knows what tactics Chelsea will use against Tottenham

The two rivals meet at Stamford Bridge on Saturday

What belts are at stake when Fury fights Wilder?

Wilder will put his WBC heavyweight title on the line for the 11th time

What the Raheem Sterling interview really shows

This is the first example of what could be many of how no Champions League football could break up Pep Guardiola’s squad and hasten his rebuilding project

Islanders great John Tonelli has No. 27 raised to the rafters

The Islanders retired a jersey for the first time in 19 years Friday night at the Coliseum. John Tonelli’s No. 27 was raised into the rafters, honoring the former left winger’s seven seasons with t…

Fantasy Baseball Catcher Preview: Don't waste an early round draft pick — waiting will pay off

The differences between the top catchers and those drafted later on are few and far between. Andy Behrens previews the position and gives his expert advice for the fantasy season ahead.