The New York Knicks' bench scored 72 points against the Portland Trail Blazers (20-23) Wednesday night. Portland managed 79 points overall. Not a good sign for the Trail Blazers, 121-79 losers at Madison Square Garden.
New York Knicks starting point guard Jeremy Lin has been a massive story this week in New York City for making the orange and blue fun to watch again and leading his team to three consecutive victories.
Boastful talk is one thing, making a guarantee is another. New York Giants defensive end Chris Canty said Big Blue's fans should "Get ready for a great day on Super Bowl Sunday ... and get ready for a parade on Tuesday."
There are devastating ways to suffer defeat in sports, and then there's what happened to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday in their 23-20 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium.
The New York Giants wanted no part of facing the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The San Francisco 49ers wanted to host the NFC Championship game, as opposed to playing the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.
After signing right-handed starter Phil Hughes to a one-year, $3.25 million contract, the New York Yankees signed relievers David Robertson and Joba Chamberlain to one-year deals as well to avoid arbitration, the team announced Tuesday afternoon.
New England may have ended the Denver's season, winning 45-10 win behind Tom Brady's six touchdown passes Saturday night to advance to the AFC Championship game, but not before countless critics suffered through quarterback Tim Tebow's successful run.
Yankees infielder Eduardo Nunez isn't losing sleep over his position in manager Joe Girardi's depth chart, because it was solidified this week after the team announced their failure to sign Japanese infielder Hiroyuki Nakajima.
The Tim Tebow express struck again this past Sunday, as the second-year Denver Broncos quarterback led his team to a 16-13 overtime victory over the reeling San Diego Chargers (4-6), who're mired in a six-game losing streak.
To bench, or not to bench a star player struggling in the postseason. On Wednesday, an interesting question was asked by ESPN New York writer Wally Matthews in a piece he wrote: "Would Yanks have won ALDS with Chavez at 3B instead of A-Rod?"
Since the Indianapolis Colts are already 0-7 this season, they might as well finish the season 0-16. Why? Because, as Peyton Manning recovers from season-ending neck surgery, they'll need to heighten their chances of getting the first overall pick...
The 2011 World Series is now a best-of-five after the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals split Games 1 and 2 at Busch Stadium earlier this week, making Saturday night's contest at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (8:05 p.m. ET) a swing game...
The evening had gotten off to a promising start for the Detroit Tigers in Game 6 of the ALCS at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Saturday night. Then came the third inning that doomed their chances of extending the series...
Texas Rangers left-hander Derek Holland (16-5, 3.95 ERA) and Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer (15-9, 4.43 ERA) will be take the hill in Game 6 of the 2011 ALCS at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Saturday night, just as they did for Game 2 five days ago
Finally, there is promise in Motown on the gridiron. The Detroit Lions haven't finished a season at .500 or better since going 9-7 and missing the playoffs in 2000, but their 4-0 start has been one of the NFL's biggest stories this fall...
After watching his $200 million team get eliminated from the 2011 postseason by the Detroit Tigers at Yankees Stadium, New York Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner issued the following statement Friday night:
CC Sabathia and Phil Hughes were considered givens entering the 2011 campaign, but then Hughes missed much of the year rebuilding his arm strength and subsequently failed to regain his form from last season. Ivan Nova, meanwhile, won 16 games and emerged as the Yankees' clear No. 2 starter going int
Before a Yankee Stadium record crowd of 50,940 Saturday night, second baseman Robinson Cano knocked in six runs on two RBI doubles and a grand slam, leading the New York Yankees to a 9-3 win over the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the 2011 ALDS.