The Raiders won on Thursday night, holding off the Chiefs for the first Oakland victory of the season. It was also the Raiders' first win since last November, ending what had become the NFL's longest active streak without having tasted success.
Few things about 5-6 receiver Michael Elardo surprise his quarterback, William Hogan. Elardo can catch anything -- passes high and low, behind him and in front.
Sayville senior Matt Selts isn't particularly big at 5-10, 170 pounds, but he was big enough to carry an entire team in the second half of the Suffolk III championship game.
It may seem that John Tavares isn't producing up to his recent high standards through 18 games and technically, that viewpoint is correct. His 18 points, heading into Friday night's game against the Penguins in Pittsburgh, has Tavares a bit off his 18-game starts the past two seasons.
This season, both Hofstra and Stony Brook have realistic aspirations of reaching The Big Dance. On Friday night, on their way, they will play for The Big Duck -- and Jones Beach Tower, Montauk Lighthouse, Bald Hill, Sagamore Hill and all the other Long Island landmarks symbolically up for grabs as the men's basketball rivalry resumes.
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie knows what it takes to cover Dez Bryant.
Ben McAdoo has no regrets when it comes to the three fade passes the Giants threw after reaching the 49ers' 4-yard line and having first-and-goal last week.
The NFL players' union on Thursday appealed the league's suspension of Adrian Peterson and demanded an independent, neutral arbitrator hears the case.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that it would be "impractical" at this time for the Buffalo Bills to host the New York Jets on Sunday because of a lake-effect snowstorm that continues to hit the region.
Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire were putting up the type of numbers Wednesday night that the Knicks hoped they would consistently do when they became a tandem. The Knicks still found themselves in a huge hole.
On the biggest stage and facing one of Long Island's most potent offenses, Islip flashed its outstanding defense yet again.
For a matchup that critics loudly have decried as unworthy of a pay-per-view event, the stakes will be enormous for Manny Pacquiao and Greenlawn's Chris Algieri when they step into the ring just after noon Sunday at the Venetian Macao (11:15 p.m.
Zack Wheeler wants to stay with the Mets and hopes to replicate some of the success he's missed out on since his trade from the Giants.
In a strange and miraculous way, the enormous swelling that closed Chris Algieri's right eye over the last four rounds of his upset victory over Ruslan Provodnikov in June is the reason he's here in China getting set to fight WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao Saturday night.
As much as that triple-overtime loss to Jason Kidd's Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night had to hurt the feelings of Nets upper management, the bigger deal to the team itself was the fact that the 122-118 setback was Brooklyn's fifth loss in a row.
Bud Selig's days as baseball commissioner may be winding down, but his support for the Mets and their owners has not wavered.
Watch out now! The Jets may be 2-8, but they're much-improved since their last meeting with the Buffalo Bills.
The NHL has postponed Friday night's Rangers-Sabres game in Buffalo due to the massive snowstorm in the Buffalo area. A makeup date has not yet been confirmed.
Teams try a lot of things to shake themselves out of a funk.
Jason Kidd's return was the big story at Barclays Center Wednesday night, but there was still the matter of a basketball game to be played between the Nets and Kidd's Milwaukee Bucks.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman listed some of the Yankees' holes to fill before the 2015 season. Then he paused to take a breath.
It took 40 years to get back to a Nassau title game, but the 2014 version of the Syosset football team Thursday night showed the kind of resolve and resiliency that go a long way toward creating a winner.
Rex Ryan faces an uncertain future as his 2-8 Jets play out the season with no realistic hope of a playoff berth. But as team owner Woody Johnson mulls Ryan's fate during what could be the final six games of his six-year run with the Jets, at least one factor might convince the owner to give the coach one more chance.
John Boell breaks down this weekâs NFL matchups.
What outgoing commissioner Bud Selig described as a "quiet'' transition of power in Major League Baseball continued Thursday morning when club owners unanimously voted to give his successor, Rob Manfred, a five-year contract.
J.R. Smith's head was down and he barely looked up as he spoke in a low voice, epitomizing the Knicks 13 games into the Derek Fisher era.
Long Island's top high school football teams square off this weekend for a county championship and a shot to reach the LIC.
Manny Pacquiao has been in 19 pay-per-view fights for HBO, attracting nearly 13 million buys and north of $700 million in revenue.
Jason Kidd made his first return to Brooklyn since his ugly June exit from the Nets, when his reported power play to go over the head of general manager Billy King and get more say regarding personnel was foiled.
There is not a scintilla of doubt or a hint of wavering from Eli Manning about how and where he wants his career to end -- in the same place it started a decade ago.