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Fantasy baseball: How owners should view A's outfielder

Brent Rooker's hot stretch made him the most added player in ESPN leagues over the past week.

Yankees' gift from nowhere a big reason for their strong start

Here is the thing — Luis Gil is the Yankees' gift from nowhere.

Carlos Mendoza already looks like a winner early in Mets tenure

These are the times that test a manager, especially a rookie manager like the Mets’ Carlos Mendoza. 

Knicks' Game 7 pressure even greater with no guarantee of return

They call it the best two words in sports, but “Game 7” sometimes can be classified as “last best chance.” Just ask Tom Thibodeau. Thirteen years ago, he guided the...

Rangers cherishing chance to create their own 1994-like legacy

There is hockey and there are the Rangers. They are preceded around these parts by only the Yankees and Giants. In two years it will be a century. They are...

Why this Rangers' playoff run just got even sweeter

It’s been a while for a lot of us, so we can be forgiven around these parts if we’d forgotten how excruciating serious postseasons runs can be. And how essential...

How legendary phone number helped launch some of sports broadcasting's biggest names

Put simply, not until the cell phone explosion that began 35 years ago was there a more immediate option for immediate info than Sports Phone — oddly enough inspired in...

Dave Maloney believes Rangers have tools to remake 1994 magic: 'Don’t quit on them'

Former Rangers captain Dave Maloney, now an analyst for the team’s ESPN radio broadcasts and also contributes to the MSG Network’s television coverage, takes a timeout for some Stanley Cup...

Pete Alonso, Juan Soto's paths to long-term New York futures may get more complicated

Pete Alonso is going to fight an industry turn away from the $200 million-plus mega-contracts for first baseman. It is a rejection of the limited athlete, corner position in their...

Rangers star's infuriating do-it-all game has been missing link

In his second season with the Rangers, Vincent Trocheck has embodied that hard-to-play-against trait the organization had been chasing for years. 

Resilient Knicks will face one more test of wills in pressure-packed Game 7

The Knicks’ season is in peril, their ambitions never more vulnerable than right now, in the wake of the Pacers throttling them, 116-103, on Friday night.

Mets are primed to make a run at wild card — even after mediocre start

The Mets are going to make the playoffs. You heard it here first. 

Knicks can take this valuable lesson from Jason Kidd's Nets

If the Knicks were able to beat Indiana Friday night in Game 6 in Gainbridge Fieldhouse, that would give them the equivalent of three weeks of rest before the start...

Chris Kreider adds another signature playoff moment to storied Rangers career

The narrative was threatening to overwhelm the Rangers. But the narrative was never really about this team and its Game 4 and Game 5 defeats. 

Golf's major hunter in strong spot after first round of PGA Championship

Danger lurks on the PGA Championship leaderboard. Brooks Koepka is Danger. Look out below.

Sounding off on latest ridiculousness plaguing sports

A 24-year-old, smallish — by modern standards — lefty with no discernible flash, Josh Gasser was what today is easily missed or dismissed. 

Mets' tantalizing international prospect comes with 'line drive bat'

The Mets are expected to sign top Dominican SS Elian Pena for about $5 million.

Knicks can ease the pressure by taking care of Game 6 business

The truth is, there is only one team facing elimination Friday night and it’s not the Knicks.

Cardinals could turn to well-known managerial options with Oli Marmol on hot seat

The Cardinals may be looking for a new manager.

Rangers can change their closeout narrative

The series is not only played on the ice, it is also played between every player’s ears.