It was the absence of one of their best players, if not the best, that had perhaps the biggest effect on the game.
How do you stop Aaron Rodgers? The Falcons' defense showed the world on Sunday. That's how.
The Islanders built a two-goal lead and saw it disappear early in the third period for the second straight night. There was a push back, but the Islanders played with fire once too often this weekend.
The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. The winner will face the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl.
The 9-34 Nets aren't just the worst team in the NBA. They are 4Â½ games out of the 29th spot. So it's going to take a major reversal in the second half of the season to improve that standing.
The Green Bay Packers take on the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday in the final game at the Georgia Dome. The winner will advance to the Super Bowl.
Breathless was the best way to describe Hofstra's feeling in the final seconds Saturday, when its lead had all but slipped away and scoring was scarce. As tense as it was, the Pride can tell you that breathless is a whole lot better than winless, which is what the team no longer is for this calendar year.
For Jimmy Vesey, one of the most sought-after free agents last summer, the NHL's learning curve has become sharper.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- More than any other game this season, the Nets' 143-114 blowout of the Pelicans on Friday night might serve as a template for the future in the estimation of first-year coach Kenny Atkinson.
Former coach Jack Capuano is keeping a low profile since he was fired by the Islanders on Tuesday, but he is keeping busy.
Coach Doug Weight said he would tweak some of the things the Islanders had done for years under Jack Capuano. Weight showed in the third period on Sunday that he's willing to do something Capuano rarely did: bench a player midgame.
Eli Manning is a finalist for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award for the second straight year.
The Falcons are Houston-bound, heading there to face the Patriots or Steelers on the NFL's biggest stage after a dominating 44-21 win.
Carmelo Anthony plopped himself on the scorers' table at the Garden with the dazed expression of a man who had relived a bad dream. He didn't feel the hands on his back -- supportive fans patting his shoulder, trying to tell him it was going to be OK; he could only see all the things that went right, and then the one, pivotal thing that went wrong.
J.T. Miller finished off a two-on-one with Mats Zuccarello with 1:56 gone in overtime, beating Coreau as the Rangers won their 30th game and Lundqvist, who made 21 saves through regulation, posted his second shutout.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- One night after breaking their 11-game losing streak, the Nets found themselves locked in a stretch duel Saturday night at Spectrum Center. But they hadn't won back-to-back games all season and that streak remained intact as they fell to a fourth-quarter flurry of seven threes, including one backbreaker that turned into a four-point play, in a 112-105 loss to the Hornets.
The Islanders were looking at an ugly, familiar situation when Drew Doughty's point shot banked in off an Islander defenseman at 4:06 of the third period to tie a game the Islanders had led by two.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There will be no ceremony to mark the occasion, no public nod to one of the most infamous moments in NFL history. But make no mistake: Neither Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and certainly not the legions of Patriots fans outraged by the controversy will ever forget what unfolded the night of Jan.
Dan Quinn came up with the word late last season, his first as head coach of the Falcons.
How unlikely a hero was Chris Hogan in the Patriots' 36-17 win over the Steelers in the AFC Championship?
Center Kevin Hayes, who played just 8:41 on Sunday and was walking stiffly with a brace on his left leg in the visitors' locker room at Joe Lewis Arena afterward, will be examined Monday in New York.
Tom Brady's remarkable career, now at 17 years and counting and showing not even the slightest hint of its eventual end, added to his already unprecedented list of accomplishments with yet another trip to the Super Bowl.
Bobby Ahearn scored 21 points with a career-high three three-pointers, Timmy Rose added eight points and hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 20 seconds left, and Binghamton beat Stony Brook 71-67 on Sunday to end a five-game skid.
Angel Delgado scored 21 points and grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds for his 14th double-double of the season and Seton Hall beat St. John's 86-73 on Sunday.
Authorities in the Dominican Republic say that Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte both have died in separate traffic accidents.
Derrick Rose was dribbling in the second quarter at Madison Square Garden Saturday night, and then in a blink of Eric Bledsoe's eyes, the Knicks point guard was gone. He blew past his Suns counterpart and took the ball down the lane before jamming it through the net.
There are the tough games to lose and the games you can't bear to lose. On Thursday night, the Knicks were dealt the former. On Saturday night, they experienced the excruciating disappointment of the latter.
July 26, 2020. Cooperstown. Derek Jeter, the first-ballot Hall of Famer everyone knew he would be, is waiting his turn at the podium before a crowd packed so tightly barely a blade of grass can be seen in the surrounding lawn.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers finally put together a 40-minute game in conference play and coach Steve Pikiell earned his first Big Ten win with a 65-64 nail-biting victory over Nebraska on Saturday.