Rangers defenseman Marc Staal has been nominated for this season's Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy by the New York chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association.
The task may have seemed daunting to many, but to Brad Camarda, it was just another game to go out and win.
1. Smithtown East (2-0): Two games into the season and Brian Willetts already has 11 goals and four assists. Yes, really. The Bulls, who won the Suffolk Class A title last year, haven't missed a beat and passed a big test with a 12-10 win against Half Hollow Hills West.
The Jets already have quarterbacks Geno Smith and Ryan Fitzpatrick, but they reportedly also are interested in free agent Matt Schaub.
Former St. John's star Chris Mullin has accepted his alma mater's offer to return to Queens as coach of the men's basketball team he once led to the Final Four in 1985, Newsday has confirmed.
There is no telling whether the (relative) optimism among Mets fans will pay off on the field this season, but it already is paying off at the box office.
Three straight games without a point and six of the last seven without a goal qualifies as a major drought for Washington Capitals sniper Alex Ovechkin, the NHL's leading goal-scorer.
It wasn't any of the following things: pretty, by the book or the way the Islanders drew it up.
Brook Lopez had 30 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets kept up their playoff push by beating the Los Angeles Lakers 107-99 on Sunday for their third straight victory.
A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four.
Buccaneers comfortable with idea of drafting Jameis Winston, quarterback gets set for pro day
For most of spring training, Stephen Drew looked like his 2014 self, which, for those who need reminding, was not a good thing.
As has been the case for much of his NHL career, the Rangers are turning to Henrik Lundqvist to help put the brakes on a skid.
The Islanders finished their three-week stretch of difficult opponents in pretty rough shape, winning only twice in nine games -- and one of those wins was against the Devils, the lone game against a non-playoff contender.
The Mets addressed one of their more glaring needs on Monday, trading minor-league righthander Cory Mazzoni and a player to named later to the Padres for lefthanded reliever in Alex Torres.
The Mets addressed one of their needs by trading for Padres lefthanded reliever Alex Torres, the team announced Monday afternoon.
If Kentucky wants to make history, the Wildcats are going to have to do it the hard way. They are exactly where they expected to be -- 38-0 and two wins away from becoming the first undefeated national champion since Indiana in 1976 -- but John Calipari's kids will arrive in Indianapolis looking a little more human, the cloak of invincibility a little frayed at the edges.
Derek Fisher is best known for hitting the game-winning shot for the Lakers against the Spurs in the 2004 playoffs and for being a part of five NBA championship teams, playing under Phil Jackson and with Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal and Pau Gasol.
The path has been cleared for Chris Mullin to return to St. John's to try to return its basketball program to prominence. One day after "parting ways" with Steve Lavin, the school approached its iconic Hall of Famer to determine his interest in coaching the Red Storm.
Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win.
Manny Pacquiao faces the biggest test of his boxing career on May 2 when he fights undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr.
When the news conference announcing his hiring as St. John's basketball coach ends Wednesday, Chris Mullin just might ask himself, "What have I gotten myself into?"
The NBA on Monday recognized just how well Brook Lopez has been playing lately, naming him the Eastern Conference player of the week for his part in leading the Nets to a 3-1 record in their last four games.
Fred Wilpon had plenty to say Monday at Tradition Field, where the Mets' principal owner has been more visible this year than during any other spring training in recent memory.
Kaminsky, Okafor lead AP All-America team that also features Grant, Cauley-Stein, Russell
Fred Wilpon's media blackout has dragged on for more than two years, though behind closed doors, the Mets' owner has been doing plenty of talking lately.
Wayne Blackshear was not ready to give up the most productive career in Louisville history without a fight. The senior was well aware of the concept of leaving everything on the court, and he knows that the idea sometimes extends to the locker room, too.
Lucas Duda has made a habit of crushing narratives like belt-high fastballs, and swatting a career-best 30 home runs last season vaporized the one about being too insecure, too soft, to succeed in New York.
The experiment lasted three innings and was mostly uneventful.
The Rangers hadn't lost two consecutive games in regulation since late January.