'Not very impressive to look at': The moments that launched the underdog Yankees legend of Nestor Cortes

Nestor Cortes’ improbable rise to becoming one of MLB’s top pitchers this season almost never got off the ground.

Why a Malcolm Brogdon trade may be the Knicks' solution at point guard

The Knicks' search for a long-term solution at point guard may be only an offseason trade away.

Everything the Rangers must do to keep the momentum rolling in Game 5

As the series becomes a best-of-three, the Rangers need to find a way to translate their Games 3 and 4 success to PNC Arena, which Carolina has turned into a...

Baseball

NL East-leading Mets must keep answering this challenge

Mike Vaccaro

The Mets' nice NL East cushion allows for a bit of Zen. But at some point, they probably could use those platinum arms, presently in mothballs.

New Yankee makes immediate impact in win

New Yankee Matt Carpenter reached base twice and scored a pair of runs in the 7-2 win over the Ray at Tropicana Field.

Yankees star says there's 'mutual understanding' in spiraling 'Jackie' controversy

The Yankees infielder said he and Tim Anderson have a "mutual understanding" after his comments caused friction between the teams during last weekend's series in The Bronx.

Hockey

Top line's brutal night sets tone for Rangers' undoing

Larry Brooks

Hoo boy, did things go terribly wrong. Terribly wrong for that line and terribly wrong for the Rangers.

Rangers back in 'desperate' straits

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Rangers have not made it easy on themselves all season. Why start now?

Reviews continue to haunt Rangers

At this point, the Rangers are used to reviews against them and Thursday's Game 5 3-1 loss to the Hurricanes was no different.

Football

This rookie was made for the Giants' defense

Certain players are perfect for certain coaches. The pairing of rookie edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux and new Giants defensive coordinator Wink Martindale? Made for each other.

'Building a bully': Wink Martindale's makeover on Giants defense is here

The heat is on. And Wink Martindale is the one turning up the thermostat as high as it can go.

Basketball

Examining if this Kentucky guard could be drafted by Knicks

If John Calipari thinks his ex-Wildcats point guard TyTy Washington would be a perfect fit for the Knicks, there's a good chance they could draft him.

Knicks make former NBA big man new G League coach in intriguing hire

Diop was a former Jazz assistant for four years with Knicks assistant coach Johnnie Bryant and trade target Donovan Mitchell.

Warriors reach NBA Finals for sixth time in eight seasons

Klay Thompson shimmied his way to 32 points, and Golden State beat Dallas in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night.

College

Legendary St. John's athletic director, baseball coach dead at 95

Jack Kaiser, legendary former baseball coach and athletic director at St. John’s, who was instrumental in the formation of the Big East, died Wednesday at the age of 95, the...

Justin Thomas' PGA Championship win comes with Jimbo Fisher shade

The PGA Championship winner stuck by his Alabama Crimson Tide roots in the Nick Saban-Jimbo Fisher feud.

Arch Manning sets official visits as decision day looms

It's official visit season for Arch Manning.

Post Action Betting

NFL over/under bets and projected win totals for every team this year

Breaking down the over-under projected win totals for every team this season. 

These Heisman hopefuls top the list of early bets

Although the college football season is still a couple months away, the Heisman Trophy race is already beginning.

NBA Championship Odds: latest 2021-22 NBA winner betting

The 2021-22 NBA season is in full swing. Get the latest futures odds and which teams are best positioned to win this year's NBA championship.