There they were together again at Barclays Center, forced to share the spotlight with their visitors from across the East River one final time in this wacky season.
Upon hearing Hal Steinbrenner's apparent satisfaction with the Yankees' beat-up infield, the first thing we thought of Tuesday was the disclaimer "right now" he attached to the end. The second thing that came to mind was the very similar comments Steinbrenner made about the team's unheralded subs a year ago, calling that patchwork Yankees team "scrappy" and "fun to watch."
The Islanders will select fifth in the 2014 NHL draft after the league's draft lottery was conducted Tuesday night -- unless general manager Garth Snow decides to send that pick to the Sabres to complete the Thomas Vanek trade.
Derick Brassard said several days ago that he was looking forward to facing Flyers goaltender Steve Mason -- they have been friends since they played together in Columbus -- in the first round of the playoffs.
The top 10 Class AA baseball teams on the Island this week.
Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said he's "pretty content" with the team's infield situation right now.
Of the eight position players that Mets manager Terry Collins penciled into his lineup against the Diamondbacks Monday night, four entered play with batting averages below the Mendoza Line (.200).
At least two reinforcements will be walking into the Yankees' clubhouse Tuesday afternoon before the injury-hampered team's scheduled game against the Cubs.
Miller Place won the battle of prowling Panthers and jousting Jakes yesterday.
Carmelo Anthony had a hard time wrapping his head around the fact that he won't be in the playoffs for the first time in his 11-year career. He tried talking about his feelings, but it was as if he were describing his future.
After a winter in the weight room, more than 100 high school football players from Long Island and the Northeast will take it to the turf for the annual Blue Chip Prospects Combine on May 4 at Sachem North.
For a moment Tuesday, Bud Selig looked dumbstruck with joy.
St. Anthony's junior running back Jordan Gowins made his early college decision based on grit not glitz.
Following a recent stretch of injuries for the Yankees -- injuries that grew so numerous Carlos Beltran had to spend several innings at first base on Sunday night -- reinforcements are on the way.
Defenseman Mat Bodie, who was captain of the NCAA champion Union College Dutchmen, has agreed to terms on an entry-level contract with the Rangers. An official announcement is expected later today.
Chris Johnson is visiting with the Jets on Tuesday morning, sources confirmed to Newsday.
Across the board, the most dangerous bat on the Mets belongs to Juan Lagares.
From now on, her teammates can call her Francesca Casalino-no.
After having a night off in Montreal, Henrik Lundqvist is pumped to return in net against the Flyers, starting Thursday.
John Tavares has been spending plenty of time at home in Toronto working his way back from the knee injury that ended his season during the Olympics. So he's heard the rumblings about his supposed unhappiness with the Islanders' direction and that, halfway through his six-year, $33-million contract, the team's captain is ready to ask out.
And weâre back with this weekâs batch of players of the week. As always, if youâve got suggestions or nominees, you can reach me via email or at @StephenHaynes4, and the same for Sal Cacciatore (@SCacc8).
Tyson Chandler had high hopes for himself and the Knicks this season, but both failed to live up to their expectations.
Carmelo Anthony has played his last game of the season and perhaps as a Knick.
The Mets' hottest player is headed to the disabled list.
About 45 minutes into the Rangers first post-season practice -- and two days before Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Flyers -- C Derick Brassard left practice limping and holding his lower back.
In between the punching and kicking, perhaps try the Prince Edward mussels in a roasted garlic and lemon white wine sauce.
Mattel released a WNBA edition Barbie doll back in 1998, complete with a plastic ball and mini-basket.
Joe Flynn made solid contact, smacking the ball to straightaway center with gusto.
It was as if the lacrosse gods demanded that Samantha Geiersbach put on a show Monday.
Now that it is over and official, now that Bubba Watson has put on the green jacket, had dinner with the members and then had another celebration at Waffle House, there are a few final scores to report from the 2014 Masters.