Knicks players celebrate with a broom after beating the 76ers in the 1989 NBA playoffs; Charles Oakley and Charles Barkley

Recalling the bitter, sweeping history of the last Knicks-Sixers playoff clash: 'Get the broom'

  • By Stefan Bondy
  • 1

“Oak tells me, ‘Get the broom,’” says Gerald Brown, a Knicks ballboy at the time. “I was like, ‘Nahhh.’”

The Yankees' Gleyber Torres pops up (left), reacts after an at-bat (top right), makes a throw at second base (bottom right)

The signs that Gleyber Torres could start 'really popping' and join the Yankees' surge

  • By Greg Joyce
  • 4

There is plenty of time for Gleyber Torres to turn things around and become the impact bat the Yankees expect him to be.

The Mets are working to find Edwin Diaz's missing velocity since his big return after missing all of last year due to a torn patellar tendon in his right knee.

Why Edwin Diaz hasn't quite been the same and why the Mets aren't worried

  • By Mike Puma
  • 2

Edwin Diaz’s four-seam fastball this season is averaging 96.6 mph, a number that most pitchers would celebrate.

Ryan Garcia at a boxing workout; standing atop the Empire State Building

Social media based boxer was a beneficiary and now embarrassment to the medium

  • By Jared Schwartz
  • 2

Ryan Garcia has always craved the spotlight and has used social media to attract so many eyeballs, becoming one of the most-followed athletes — not even just among boxers — in sports.


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Jared Jones pitches for the Pirates at Citi Field; David Stearns

Do pitch counts even protect pitchers from MLB's injury epidemic?

  • By Dan Martin
  • April 18, 2024
  • 7:55am

Little did Stearns know the issue would become a significant talking point after the game, as well.

Taliese Fuaga of Oregon State, Brock Browers of Georgia, Jets wide receiver Garrett Wilson

How the Jets can take NFL Draft hope from their history with the No. 10 pick

  • By Brian Costello
  • April 17, 2024
  • 8:40am

The number has been pretty good to them.

Trey Benson, Marvin Harrison Jr., Malik Nabers

What the Giants' list of prospect visits says about their plans for the NFL Draft — and maybe beyond

  • By Paul Schwartz
  • April 17, 2024
  • 8:20am
  • 3

For every player the Giants bring in for a pre-draft visit, it is fair to say the Giants have an interest in finding out more.

The Knicks' Jalen Brunson drives against the 76ers' Kyle Lowry; OG Anunoby guards the Heat's Jimmy Butler; Joel Embiid during a 76ers-Heat game

Sure, the 76ers or Heat will be tough for the Knicks. But it's tough to play the Knicks, too

  • By Zach Braziller
  • April 17, 2024
  • 8:00am
  • 2

Joel Embiid or Jimmy Butler? Tyrese Maxey or Bam Adebayo? The 76ers or the Heat? There is no right answer if you’re the Knicks.

Head Coach Peter Laviolette of the New York Rangers looks on from behind the bench before the 2024 Navy Federal Credit Union Stadium Series game between the New York Rangers and the New York Islanders at MetLife Stadium on February 18, 2024 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

The Rangers' Peter Laviolette doesn't need an award to prove he was the NHL's best coach this season

  • By Larry Brooks
  • April 16, 2024
  • 4:20pm
  • 4

Peter Laviolette may have done the finest job of his career this year in leading the Rangers to the Presidents’ Trophy.

Before the first game at Shea Stadium on April 17, 1964; Mets pitcher Jack Fisher

It's been 60 years since the Mets opened Shea Stadium and Jack Fisher changed a part of baseball

  • By Dan Martin
  • April 16, 2024
  • 8:30am
  • 4

Though Shea Stadium is gone, another part of Fisher’s legacy remains in the game.

The Mets' Brett Baty points into the dugout; Anthony Volpe (bottom right) and Francisco Alvarez at bat.

What their lineups' young studs have meant to the Yankees and Mets in the early going

  • By Jared Schwartz
  • April 16, 2024
  • 7:55am

The kids have arrived in full force.

The Royals' Seth Lugo, the Padres' Michael King, the Astros' Ronel Blanco

Why your team's next effective starter may be hiding in the bullpen

  • By Joel Sherman
  • April 16, 2024
  • 6:30am
  • 1

So many teams are hurting to cover innings, in part because so many pitchers are hurting.