It doesn't take much to knock down a house of cards. And that's what the Yankees' offense is these days. A flimsy, fragile, unreliable stack of hitters that was being held up lately by one Jacoby Ellsbury.
Because it's been a whole two weeks since Matt Harvey created some type of media stir, during that lull seemed like a good time to ask an expert about managing attention in the Flushing fishbowl.
Try calling a race into a tape recorder and the replay will make you cringe. Even with no pressure and no audience, you'll stumble over names, misidentify horses and get tongue-tied.
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The Yankees sleepwalked through six innings Friday night, only to erupt for five runs in a game-changing seventh inning that led to victory.
The Jets waived 2012 second-round pick Stephen Hill.
I've covered Major League Baseball for longer than Derek Jeter has played it and I had never heard a pitcher describe his whole arm as being the problem.
With relative ease, Brook Lopez crossed over and swiftly dribbled past the defender. When he reached the other end of the court, he finished the play with a tomahawk dunk.
Second-seeded Simona Halep's recent run of Grand Slam success ended with a third-round exit at the U.S. Open against a 32-year-old qualifier ranked 121st.
It was around this time a year ago when the Pirates put in a waiver claim for outfielder Marlon Byrd. Prompted by that interest, general manager Sandy Alderson sent word through the organization, in search of standouts in the Piratesâ system.
Terry Collins managed his 1,500th big-league game Saturday night.
With the hood of a Blue Jays sweatshirt pulled up over his head, Marcus Stroman leans back in the plush leather chair at his locker. It's a few hours before Friday night's game against the Yankees, and not his turn to pitch, so Stroman has some time between meetings and shagging fly balls during batting practice.
Bidding for a third consecutive U.S. Open title, Serena Williams moved into the fourth round by beating 52nd-ranked Varvara Lepchenko 6-3, 6-3 Saturday.
Surveying the ruins of Stony Brook's offensive collapse in its 13-7 season-opening loss to Bryant, one offensive statistic offers reason for the Seawolves to take heart -- sophomore running back Stacey Bedell's 116-yard rushing performance on 27 hard-nosed carries.
The newbie from Newberry is apparently a Giant.
Reigning French Open champion Maria Sharapova, in a U.S. Open match of binge flubbing, edged No. 26 seed Sabine Lisicki early Saturday morning, 6-2, 6-4, to avoid Friday's trend of upsets in the women's draw.
The Lynbrook girls soccer team held a practice on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
The Jets are keeping their roster cuts a secret until Saturday's deadline.
Giants quarterback Eli Manning held an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on reddit.com on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Reddit users asked Manning anything and everything -- and Eli responded in kind.
Geoff Schwartz's dislocated toe injury is expected to keep him sidelined for three to four weeks and Tom Coughlin said he would probably add another week or so to that time frame "just to be safe."
Bartolo Colon heard boos. Terry Collins heard cheers. It was not what either man wanted to hear.
Most teams are optimistic that the have made the right choices in whittling their roster down to 53. Tom Coughlin took it a step further, saying that the process gave him "hope for everybody in this world."
Chris Bustamante didn't play tennis while growing up in Freeport. He never gave it much of a thought. He wasn't into sports, playing some roller hockey in the PAL. He had no interest in what was going on at the National Tennis Center every year.
The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.
Dimitri Patterson is now gone for good.
Through six innings, Mark Buehrle appeared destined to get a victory over the Yankees, something that has eluded him for a decade.
Hours before Dilson Herrera became the youngest guy to play in the majors this season, the 20-year-old Mets prospect made his first rookie mistake.
The preseason may be completed, but that doesn't mean the Giants' new offense is. Eli Manning said Friday he expects the system to be a "work in progress" not only up until the regular-season opener on Sept.
Corey Washington left MetLife Stadium on Thursday night without scoring a touchdown. It was the first game of his brief career with the Giants that he was shut out.
Masahiro Tanaka's rehab is on hold, a setback that likely ends any possibility of the righthander returning to the rotation this season.