Eric Decker knew what was coming.
Outside of Quicken Loans Arena, the crowd and atmosphere made it feel as if an NBA Finals game was about to be played. Inside, the noise level and raucousness were greater than your average game, but this one started with LeBron James saying, "There's no place like home."
Three football Suffolk II teams head into the final week of the season with the exact power-point rating. Newfield, Smithtown West and Half Hollow Hills East are tied at a 104.48 rating.
Don't expect another 29-year drought between playoff appearances for the Royals.
Jack Capuano threw a bit of a curveball in goal Thursday night, opting to go with Chad Johnson over Jaroslav Halak, who struggled in Tuesday's 4-3 loss to the Jets.
John Idzik better not Google his name any time soon.
Is John Moore a headhunter?
Tom Coughlin is imploring his players to come to life on Monday night against the Colts. He wants Giants fans to do the same.
Alex Rodriguez won't inherit Derek Jeter's title of "face of Major League Baseball," but in some ways he will.
Jack Capuano made a surprising move to start Chad Johnson in goal Thursday night. It didn't change much for the Islanders, who had another ugly second period on their way to a 5-0 loss to the Avalanche, kicking off a grueling five-game road trip in the worst possible fashion.
Lindenhurst forward Brianna Doran, an understanding smile spreading across her sweat-soaked face, admitted, "Obviously you get a little frustrated, but at this level, someone is always marking you."
Newsday's John Boell makes his Week 9 NFL picks.
The flashes came early, first on the practice field and then the first time Damontre Moore played an NFL game.
It's hard even for Kyle Okposo to believe that less than two years ago, he still was an underachiever. The Islanders were in the middle of a good season during the lockout-shortened 2012-13 year, but Okposo was scuffling along, with a goal and three assists in the first 20 games of a 48-game season.
Mike Harris already was at the airport when he found out he was being signed by the Giants. Only he wasn't heading to New York.
As October turns to November, Jason Pierre-Paul is feeling like a little January.
The Knicks will have to get comfortable playing the triangle offense without the player they brought in to run it.
Michael Vick is the Jets' starting quarterback this week against Kansas City, and while heâs not quite the playmaker he was in his prime, he showed last week why heâs still a threat outside of the pocket.
The answer to everyone's question came Wednesday during the top of the fifth inning. That's when Madison Bumgarner finally picked up a baseball and started throwing in the Giants bullpen.
Maybe it was the new blue uniform. Maybe it was the humongous, fire-breathing scoreboard that detailed LeBron James' every move. Or maybe the emotion of it all, of returning to play in front of the fans he had abandoned four years ago, was just too much.
Nightmares about the 2012 Suffolk Class B field hockey final against Miller Place have haunted Jenna Sanossian.
It was Fred Lebow whose public scheming made the New York City Marathon irresistible street theater and acceptable physical activity. So when Lebow was losing his long bout to cancer in 1994, New York Road Runners club chairman George Hirsch recalled visiting the dying Lebow and the subject of his assistant, Allan Steinfeld, as successor being raised.
On Thursday, Eric Decker asked fans on Twitter to tell him why they love the Jets using #jetsdiehardfan and offered a prize to his favorite response. Jets fans, as well as opposing fans, had other ideas.
Sounds as though Lionel Hollins still doesn't plan on lightening the load of his starting center whenever he returns from his foot injury.
By the time the Giants take the field against the Colts on Monday night, it will have been 29 days since Josh Brown lined up to attempt a field goal.
Chester Broman Sr. made his fortune as a subcontractor for state highways in New York. The 79-year-old Babylon Village resident will be in Southern California, the land of freeways, tomorrow rooting for his star 3-year-old, Artemis Agrotera, in the $1-million, 7-furlong Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint at Santa Anita.
Duane Charles "Bill" Parcells admittedly has been a pain in the neck to deal with for many of the people in his life - news media members prominent among them.
The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals, 3-2, in a winner-take-all World Series Game 7 on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.
As big sisters tend to do, Isabella Fuduli yelled at her little sister.