7:16 PM EST, Wed January 18, 2017
4 hours ago
Courtney Lee won’t troll Hornacek if he’s benched again

Courtney Lee won’t troll Hornacek if he’s benched again

BOSTON – Courtney Lee will likely take a backseat to Ron Baker for a second straight game, but says this time he won’t risk posting a curious Instagram. On Monday, after Baker got the nod as the Knicks’ starting shooting guard in the loss to the Hawks, Lee reacted to his benching by posting an...
5 hours ago
Carmelo done caring about Phil Jackson after ‘short’ summit

Carmelo done caring about Phil Jackson after ‘short’ summit

BOSTON — Carmelo Anthony said he’s done wondering what Knicks management thinks of him and wants to be more “focused’’ on guiding his teammates through this crisis than being any further off-the-court distraction. Anthony provided scant insight Wednesday into his meeting the day prior with Knicks president Phil Jackson other than saying it was “short’’...
6 hours ago
Giants defensive backs rejected infamous Miami trip

Giants defensive backs rejected infamous Miami trip

The Giants wide receivers weren’t the only ones invited to Miami for the infamous boat trip with Trey Songz and Justin Bieber. The defensive backs were, too, according to safety Landon Collins. But they opted to pass. “We decided to do something different,” Collins said Wednesday on “SportsCenter.” Collins declined to reveal how the defensive...
7 hours ago
Brian Cashman: Yankees ready to be ‘big-game hunters’ in 2018

Brian Cashman: Yankees ready to be ‘big-game hunters’ in 2018

The Yankees haven’t made too many big free-agent splashes in the past two years — bringing back Aroldis Chapman and signing Matt Holiday are the main two moves they’ve made this offseason — and like everyone else, general manager Brian Cashman is looking ahead to baseball’s vaunted 2018 free-agent class. Though he is prohibited from commenting on the...
17 hours ago
Mika Zibanejad’s two-goal return a bright spot in Rangers debacle

Mika Zibanejad’s two-goal return a bright spot in Rangers debacle

It wasn’t the result the Rangers wanted, but Mika Zibanejad sure made a splash during his re-entrance into the lineup during the team’s 7-6 loss to the Stars on Tuesday night at the Garden. In what was a disjointed game, the Rangers managed to show moments of their explosive offense that defined the early part...
18 hours ago
The Rangers are in a full-blown goalie crisis

The Rangers are in a full-blown goalie crisis

This is a scenario that for the last 11 years has befallen other teams around the NHL, the ones that couldn’t depend on their goaltender and thus broke down repeatedly in their own end, if not all over the ice, in trying to cope with the uncertainty of never knowing when the puck would go...
20 hours ago
Devils finish road trip in style with improbable win

Devils finish road trip in style with improbable win

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Two straight road wins had the Devils feeling good about their recent play. Beating the Minnesota Wild to end the road trip solidifies their positive feelings. Beau Bennett scored with 2:17 remaining to lift the Devils to a 4-3 win against Minnesota, which had won 17 of its previous 20 games. Pavel...
20 hours ago
Phenom Gleyber Torres is about to remake the Yankees infield

Phenom Gleyber Torres is about to remake the Yankees infield

Gleyber Torres made his first trip to New York this week, and on Tuesday, he visited Yankee Stadium. The Yankees are counting on the 20-year-old shortstop, the highlight of the trade that sent Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs in July, to be a major part of the future. And if that turns out to be...
21 hours ago
Nets have everything going for them — and still blow it

Nets have everything going for them — and still blow it

The first half of the Nets’ season ended the same way most of their campaign has — with a loss. Game, but not good enough. Tuesday’s setback was a 119-109 loss to Toronto in front of 12,874 at Barclays Center, their 11th straight defeat. It’s their longest skid since coming to Brooklyn for the 2012-13...
21 hours ago
Henrik Lundqvist yanked again — and then it got crazy

Henrik Lundqvist yanked again — and then it got crazy

So this is what it’s like on the precipice of chaos, huh? The Rangers are teetering, looking over the edge and wondering what lies below. They are wondering if franchise bedrock Henrik Lundqvist is going to come out of this crisis of confidence and save them, like he has so many times over the past...
21 hours ago
Yankees stud Clint Frazier: I’m done watching Andrew Miller

Yankees stud Clint Frazier: I’m done watching Andrew Miller

The Yankees’ first midseason sell-off in recent memory was based on building for the future. For Clint Frazier, he hopes that future comes quickly. The brash outfielder didn’t rule out making the Opening Day roster — although he admitted it was a long shot. “I try to think in more realistic terms,” Frazier said Tuesday....
21 hours ago
Why eager Jets and Brian Winters committed to each other

Why eager Jets and Brian Winters committed to each other

The Jets kept homegrown talent from getting away late Monday by signing guard Brian Winters to an extension before he could reach free agency. The Jets did it at a reasonable price, too, retaining Winters with a four-year, $29 million deal that includes $15 million guaranteed, according to a source. A third-round pick from Kent...
22 hours ago
Knicks players are quickly turning on Jeff Hornacek

Knicks players are quickly turning on Jeff Hornacek

Late in the third quarter Monday, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek yelled at Derrick Rose after Atlanta’s Dennis Schroder blew by him for a layup. Rose, at the next play stoppage, could be seen screaming in Hornacek’s direction as the coach stood by the scorer’s table. Carmelo Anthony went over to Rose to calm him down....
22 hours ago
The most logical Carmelo landing spot is a team he can’t stand

The most logical Carmelo landing spot is a team he can’t stand

Carmelo Anthony still believes the Knicks will right the ship as they stand three games out of the Eastern Conference’s eighth seed. On Tuesday, Anthony told team president Phil Jackson he doesn’t want to waive his no-trade clause. But will Anthony want to stay by February’s trading deadline if the Knicks are headed for a...
23 hours ago
Carmelo entrusts future to Knicks prez who hasn’t learned a thing

Carmelo entrusts future to Knicks prez who hasn’t learned a thing

Let’s take a little stroll down memory lane, shall we? This was Feb. 8, 2016, just about 11 ½ months ago. See if you can remember who the speaker is, and who the subject is: “We had a line of communication — a lot of times it was one way and I understand. “A lot...