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Soccer: West Ham inflict first defeat on Spurs at...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:30:53

Tottenham Hotspur suffered their first defeat at their new stadium after Michail Antonio gave West Ham United a 1-0 win in the Premier League on Saturday.

Soccer: Gattuso issues rallying cry to flagging Mi...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:30:53

AC Milan's players will be playing for "the entire Milan universe" when they travel to Torino in Serie A on Sunday, coach Gennaro Gattuso said.

Sporting: Hashtag United Is a Great Way to Fall in...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:30:52

Watching the addictive weekly serial of the English team is much more fun than following the Premier League.

On Pro Hockey: Islanders Give Up Only One Goal: Th...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:30:52

After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season.

The Jets’ last Quinnen Williams is raving about th...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 20:30:51

It was 40 years ago when the Jets last drafted a defensive lineman out of Alabama in the first round. It was Marty Lyons, who went on to play 10 years for the Jets and become a star with the “Sack Exchange” defense. Forty years later, the Jets hope t...

Swiss prosecutor, under fire, defends handling of...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:30:59

Switzerland's top prosecutor defended his handling of a high-profile investigation into soccer corruption on Saturday amid scrutiny of closed-door meetings he has held with FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

Motor racing: Ferrari's Leclerc completes dominati...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:30:59

Charles Leclerc was fastest in final practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Saturday with the youngster beating Ferrari team mate Sebastian Vettel for the third session in a row.

Miguel Andujar has shot to rejoin Yankees when the...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:30:58

SAN FRANCISCO — There is a chance Miguel Andujar could be back at third base for the Yankees when they return home. Andujar played five innings at third base in an extended spring training game in Tampa on Friday. He went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer...

NFL draft Day 3: What to expect from Giants and Je...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 18:30:58

Here’s what up next for the Giants and Jets in Rounds 4-7 of the NFL draft on Friday: Giants Fourth round: 108 Fifth round: 143 Fifth round: 171 Sixth round: 180 Seventh round: 232 Seventh round: 245 • Giants’ NFL Draft tracker: Live round-by-round p...

Soccer: Manchester United game is 'like a final',...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:53

Chelsea's crucial Premier League clash at Manchester United on Sunday is "like a final" for the London club as both sides seek a top-four finish, winger Pedro has said.

Soccer: Teams will need 100 points to beat Manches...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:53

Manchester City have raised Premier League standards and any team looking to beat them to the title next season will have to target 100 points, manager Pep Guardiola has said.

Soccer: EFL asks Bolton to play last two games ami...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:53

The English Football League (EFL) have instructed Championship side Bolton Wanderers to complete their final two league fixtures a day after suspending this weekend's game against Brentford.

Cricket: Pakistan's under-19 trip to Sri Lanka pos...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:53

Sri Lanka has postponed a tour of Pakistan's under-19 team following the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 253 in the island country, a cricket board (SLC) source told Reuters on Saturday.

Barry Trotz named a finalist for this prestigious...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:52

Barry Trotz doesn’t like to talk about himself, so everyone else did the talking for him. The Islanders coach was announced Friday as one of three finalists for the Jack Adams Award as the league’s best coach, along with the Lightning’s Jon Cooper an...

Mets need Jacob deGrom to fix mechanical problem —...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:52

I don’t know. Something’s wrong.” — Boon to Otter, “Animal House” Jacob deGrom insisted early Saturday morning that his right elbow feels fine, and that his new catcher Wilson Ramos bears no blame. He certainly doesn’t seem to be the kind of guy who...

James Paxton has a path to become the Yankees’ ace

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:52

SAN FRANCISCO — This was another major step in the right direction for James Paxton. But there is still work to do. The Yankees’ left-hander has the opportunity of a baseball lifetime staring him in the face. If he makes the most of it, the Yankees w...

Tom Coughlin glad to snap up Josh Allen after Gian...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:52

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When Josh Allen got off the plane in Jacksonville for his pre-draft visit to the Jaguars, he was welcomed by a “Sacksonville” sign that caught his attention. “I went in there and said, ‘If y’all like sacks, then I’m the guy that go...

Patriots’ second-round pick already talking like B...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:52

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Joejuan Williams is already speaking Belichick. Shortly after the Patriots traded up to draft the Vanderbilt cornerback with the 45th overall pick Friday night, he was asked if he was going to get the reigning Super Bowl champs a s...

Jacob Rhame and Mets planning to appeal his suspen...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:52

Jacob Rhame and the Mets are not pleased the right-hander was suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed amount for what Major League Baseball called “intentionally throwing a pitch in the area of the head of Rhys Hoskins’’ in the ninth inning...

Drew Lock had to wait one more pick to get John El...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:52

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Drew Lock was getting ready to walk away. The Missouri quarterback sat through nearly seven minutes while the Broncos were on the clock with the No. 41 pick on Friday night, thinking there was a good chance they might draft him. In...

Jets hoping Jachai Polite has the character and wi...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:52

When a team is selecting in the third round of the NFL draft, it’s going to draft players with warts. They might be undersized, a little slower than a first-rounder, or maybe they come from a smaller program and haven’t been showcased much. Or maybe...

Note to Daniel Jones: These NY stars were once unp...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 16:30:52

Daniel Jones wasn’t a widely popular pick by the Giants with the sixth overall selection in the NFL draft, but local history shows the Duke quarterback has a chance to reverse that first impression. Here are a few examples of players or coaches who i...

Cricket: Australia's Claire Polosak to become firs...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 14:30:48

Australia's Claire Polosak will become the first woman to officiate in a men's one-day international when Namibia play Oman in the final of the World Cricket League Division 2 in Windhoek later on Saturday.

Soccer: Experience helped propel Ajax to Champions...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 14:30:48

Ajax Amsterdam’s unexpected march to the Champions League semi-finals has done much to highlight the dynamic young talent at the club, but it was their decision to add more experience to the team that has proven key to their success.

‘A s–t bounce’: Islanders suffer overtime loss to...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 14:30:47

Things are different, no matter much the Islanders want to downplay it. They’re no longer the underdogs. They’re no longer playing home games at the Coliseum. They’re no longer immune to bad breaks. And they are no longer undefeated in this postseaso...

Kevin Durant pours in 50 as Warriors eliminate the...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 14:30:47

LOS ANGELES — Kevin Durant is setting the tone for the Golden State Warriors. Get him the ball and watch him work. Durant scored 38 of his playoff career-high 50 points in the first half, Draymond Green had a triple-double, and Golden State dominated...

Islanders need to raise their level or the hole on...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 14:30:47

The call, which not only wiped out the one and only puck the Islanders were able to put past Petr Mrazek in Friday’s second-round opener at Barclays Center, but also sent Anders Lee to the penalty box for goaltender interference at 17:07 of the secon...

Why Gennady Golovkin’s hiring a new trainer: Two d...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 14:30:47

When Gennady “GGG” Golovkin returns to Madison Square Garden on June 8, he’ll have a rich new contract and a new trainer. Golovkin (38-1, 34 KOs) will face Steve Rolls (19-0, 10 KOs) of Canada in the first of a six-fight, $100 million deal Golovkin s...

Oshane Ximines loses it as Giants turn dream into...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:01

There is no guarantee that genuine excitement at getting drafted by the Giants correlates to any future success a player might have with the Giants, but if it does, Oshane Ximines is going to have a fine career wearing blue. As the Giants, late in th...

Jacob deGrom delivers worrying stinker as Mets get...

Posted On: 2019-04-27 12:31:01

Jacob deGrom got soaked Friday night, and that was after the rain had already stopped at Citi Field. In his return from the injured list, the Mets ace sounded further alarms with an awful performance that pushed his earned run average into uncharted...