12:09 AM EDT, Sun August 20, 2017
11 hours ago
Giants will have Eli Manning in the lineup Monday night

Giants will have Eli Manning in the lineup Monday night

Eli Manning will make his preseason debut Monday night in Cleveland after sitting out the opening loss to the Steelers at MetLife Stadium. Manning will start, along with the first-team offense. “We like to give ‘em a good chunk of playing time, into the second quarter,’’ Ben McAdoo said Saturday morning. “We’ll take a look...
21 hours ago
Tavarres King knows not being center of attention can pay off

Tavarres King knows not being center of attention can pay off

Tavarres King is not looking at the depth chart. “That’s not my job,” the Giants’ fourth wide receiver said after Friday’s practice. “I don’t look at it. It’s not my job to look at it. My job is to compete and play and that’s what I do.” The Giants added a couple of pieces to...
21 hours ago
This veteran is trying to win ‘dogfight’ for Jets’ kicking job

This veteran is trying to win ‘dogfight’ for Jets’ kicking job

DETROIT — Chandler Catanzaro just shakes his head when he looks back at the 2016 season, his worst in the NFL. The new Jets kicker made just 21 of 28 field goals and 43 of 47 extra points for the Cardinals last year. “I did my best, but the results, obviously, weren’t up to my...
22 hours ago
Davis Webb starting to look the Giants’ QB of the future

Davis Webb starting to look the Giants’ QB of the future

He is the Giants’ first legitimate heir apparent to Eli Manning, but that doesn’t mean Davis Webb is a young man in a hurry, whether he truly has a chance to overtake Geno Smith and Josh Johnson for the No. 2 job or not. It is easy for Webb to be patient because the sting...
22 hours ago
Aroldis Chapman a pricey Yankees problem

Aroldis Chapman a pricey Yankees problem

BOSTON — A Yankees lead already had been blown when Aroldis Chapman entered Friday night’s game at Fenway Park. There already was pinstriped despair prior to Chapman’s appearance because the Yankees had rallied from a three-run deficit to gain a three-run lead and create exactly what they are built to want — a battle of...
Aug 18, 2017
Jets are seeing a whole new side of Muhammad Wilkerson

Jets are seeing a whole new side of Muhammad Wilkerson

DETROIT — Before Saturday night’s preseason game with the Lions, Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson will gather his teammates around him and give them a quick pep talk before taking the field. The Jets’ website captured last week’s speech before the team faced the Titans. “Hey, fellas, we dreamed about this as little kids, baby....
Aug 18, 2017
Yankees bullpen implodes in brutal loss to rival Red Sox

Yankees bullpen implodes in brutal loss to rival Red Sox

BOSTON — When you look how much baseball remains there is a tendency to believe the Yankees have time to catch the Red Sox. Until you scratch below the surface and find just how big the warts that cover the pinstripes are because what ails the Yankees is a very serious problem. The Yankees were...
Aug 18, 2017
Upcoming ‘Free Speech’ rally has CC Sabathia on edge

Upcoming ‘Free Speech’ rally has CC Sabathia on edge

BOSTON — In the aftermath of last week’s violence in Charlottesville, Va., the Yankees are taking extra precautions due to being in Boston during Saturday’s “Free Speech” rally and expected counterdemonstrations at and near Boston Common. It also has drawn the attention of CC Sabathia, who is scheduled to start Saturday night. Yankees security has...
Aug 18, 2017
Tim Hardaway’s second Knicks act excites one team exec

Tim Hardaway’s second Knicks act excites one team exec

Allan Houston is excited to see what Tim Hardaway Jr. can do during his first year of his big contract with the Knicks. Houston, the Knicks’ assistant general manager and a former guard who played for the team, was at Hofstra University on Friday working with his youth program, FISLL, which stands for faith, integrity,...
Aug 18, 2017
Giants’ up-and-coming D-back looks to add depth to secondary

Giants’ up-and-coming D-back looks to add depth to secondary

There are stars in the Giants’ secondary, which is why it is the strength of their defense and why the defense is the strength of their team. But the depth back there is going to get tested, and that’s when eyes eventually will turn to a more unknown cornerback, Michael Hunter. “Be a star in...
Aug 18, 2017
It’s now or never for Christian Hackenberg

It’s now or never for Christian Hackenberg

The Jets have taken a day-to-day approach to training camp, focusing on baby steps in an attempt to be a better team than many are forecasting. But time is running out on one player: Christian Hackenberg. Saturday’s preseason game at Detroit figures to be his last real chance to be a viable candidate for the...
Aug 18, 2017
‘Walking bucket’ Beasley is tired of not getting enough respect

‘Walking bucket’ Beasley is tired of not getting enough respect

Michael Beasley is hardly lacking bragadoccio these days. He calls himself “a walking bucket’’ and thinks he’ll score a lot of them at Madison Square Garden because he’s “always done well with pressure.’’ Beasley, a 6-foot-9 forward, signed with the Knicks on a one-year deal last week for the veteran’s minimum, possibly as Carmelo Anthony’s...
Aug 18, 2017
Derek and Hannah Jeter welcome baby girl

Derek and Hannah Jeter welcome baby girl

The Jeters are now parents to a baby girl.
Aug 18, 2017
Ranking the reinforcements as Yankees’ cavalry returns

Ranking the reinforcements as Yankees’ cavalry returns

BOSTON — It wasn’t just because it was CC Sabathia’s right knee again. It was what he said about his right knee — that it was the worst pain the left-hander had felt in the area since he began wearing a brace in 2015 — and the dejected tone in which he voiced it. And...
Aug 18, 2017
Derek Jeter suffers his first defeat as Marlins owner

Derek Jeter suffers his first defeat as Marlins owner

Derek Jeter doesn’t officially own the Marlins yet, but one potential change his ownership group was reportedly interested in making will not be happening. FanRag Sports reported someone connected with Jeter’s group wanted to remove the large “home run sculpture” beyond the wall in left field. Miami-Dade County went on the offensive Thursday, telling the...