St. John the Baptist's Erin Endres is back, and just in the nick of time. After suffering from tendinitis in her lower leg earlier in the season, the junior said she felt fine Tuesday night at the Eastern States championships at The Armory in Manhattan.
Derek Fisher was showering another Phil Jackson disciple with support when unsolicited he said it wasn't the system that led to the Denver Nuggets dismissing Brian Shaw as coach Tuesday.
T.S. Eliot called April the cruelest month, but he was unfamiliar with the March Sadness that has afflicted Steve Pikiell's otherwise successful basketball program at Stony Brook. The Seawolves (21-10) embark on another attempt to earn the school's first NCAA Tournament bid with renewed confidence when they face Binghamton (6-25) in the America East quarterfinals tonight at Island FCU Arena.
A fiery Long Island influence could be felt throughout the East Coast as women's college indoor track conferences crowned champions during the past two weeks.
The familiar first step toward legalizing mixed martial arts in New York State occurred Tuesday in Albany when a Senate committee voted to advance the bill.
Anthony Mason's family is giving fans of the popular former Knicks forward an opportunity to pay their respects and say goodbye Thursday in Queens.
All five high school basketball games scheduled for Tuesday night have been postponed. The Nassau-Suffolk Catholic High School Athletic Association postponed its championship championship games at Farmingdale State College, citing deteriorating weather and the safety of its players and fans.
Though handcuffed in part by Ringling Bros. taking over Barclays Center for the better part of February, the NBA schedulemaker surely had a sense of humor when putting together the slate in which the Nets are entrenched.
Isaiah Johnson loves his body -- all 6-3 and 250 pounds of it.
The lingering effects of Bayport-Blue Point's stunning comeback from a 12-point deficit to defeat Harborfields on Feb. 24 for the Suffolk Class A boys basketball title is that the Phantoms don't believe they are out of any game.
Don't feel sorry for Noah Syndergaard. We know he's the Next Big Thing, the golden-armed Thor, an almost mythical creation for a Mets team short on magic in recent years.
A strange day Tuesday, with an Islanders trade deadline acquisition scratched just before warmups with an injury, bled into a strange night and a 3-2 overtime loss to the Stars.
He may forever be known as "the other guy'' the Rangers acquired at the trade deadline this year. But James Sheppard is fine with that and happy to be with the Rangers as he prepares to debut for them Wednesday night in Detroit.
Victor Cruz is eyeing training camp for his return to the field.
Mets captain David Wright lugged his bats down the dugout steps, through the tunnel, and up the entryway to the clubhouse. But he stopped in his tracks at the sight of something he could not abide.
The New York Jets are not increasing prices for their season ticket holders for the 2015 season.
Anyone who thought Adam Silver was just idly daydreaming last year when he began openly advocating legalized sports betting was set straight when the NBA visited New York for All-Star Weekend last month.
Maybe this is what a team looks like when management signals "we're all in.''
If you play for, work for or root for the Rangers, there is only one way to look at the big trade they made Sunday. The team has as good a chance as anyone to win the Stanley Cup this year, and it has a better chance than it did three days ago.
Jose Calderon may want to get back on the basketball court, but it appears that the doctors aren't going to let him for at least another two weeks.
The biggest plus for John Tavares and the Islanders already on the squad before Monday's trade deadline may not have been the two additions Garth Snow made.
Not long after baseball named ex-big leaguer Billy Bean its newly created ambassador for inclusion, he was invited to camp by Mets general manager Sandy Alderson.
Were the season to end before the Nets faced the Charlotte Hornets at the Barclays Center Wednesday night, an eighth-seeded Brooklyn team would take on the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the playoffs.
The player one opposing team talent evaluator during the winter called the "best pitching prospect the Yankees have had since El Duque" made his spring training debut Tuesday.
Butterflies? Alex Rodriguez?
Long Islanders who won at the Division I and Division II Wrestling State Championships in Albany.
Steve Weatherford may not suffer from the debilitating effects of concussions later in life the way other NFL players at more perilous positions could. But that's why the Giants punter announced on Tuesday that he will be donating his brain to research after his death.
Richard Altenord and his Half Hollow Hills West basketball teammates were led to a small classroom near the locker rooms at Farmingdale State shortly after the Colts' 80-60 loss to Brentwood Monday night in the Suffolk Class AA final.
It happened in the final minute of the first half: a signature play; a statement play; a wake-up-the-crowd play.
Fed up with the A-Rod noise? Desperate for meaningful commentary regarding the Yankees' playoff chances for the coming season?