Lies, rumors and reconnaissance abound as NFL Draft nears

The 82nd NFL Draft, being held in Philadelphia, is two weeks away, as the first round will take place Thursday, April 27. Which means the lies, rumors and reconnaissance that have become synonymous with the draft are in full bloom.

Unsigned high school athletes showcase their talents for college coaches

Thirty of the top-rated senior ballplayers from New York’s five boroughs converged on the east side, First Avenue and 120th Street in Harlem at the Scan/El-Faro Beacon Community Center at the Coalition School for Social Change Campus, last week to ...

The Masters and the world of golf moves on without Tiger Woods

The Masters, arguably the most venerable and prestigious golf tournament in the world, begins today at the historic Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., which is known as much for its historically elitist and exclusionary policies as it is ...

Mets and Yanks open season with renewed hopes and new rules

The start of the baseball season has begun. The New York Mets opened their season at home on Monday afternoon with a 6-0 win at City Field against the Atlanta Braves, the first game of a three-game home stand.

Will the Ewing effect revitalize Georgetown basketball?

After 15-years as an NBA assistant coach, Patrick Ewing has at last been afforded the opportunity to guide his own program.

Knicks can give fans the gift of pride in the season’s final days

There isn’t much the Knicks have given their fans this season with the exception of frustration and disappointment.

Lopez’s true value to Brooklyn will soon be determined

Brook Robert Lopez has a quiet, gentle aggressiveness that’s unlike most 7-foot NBA centers.

Nolen Scruggs soars at Columbia

At a school not known for its sporting success, fencing has been a shining light for Columbia University. The fencing team won back-to-back NCAA Championships in 2015 and ’16.

Thoughts of redemption by the time they got to Phoenix

With four minutes left in the first half, the Gonzaga Bulldogs looked to increase their seven-point lead over the Carolina Tar Heels in Monday night’s NCAA national championship game held at the University of Phoenix in Glendale, Ariz.

University of South Carolina claims national title

Gamecocks alumni are celebrating.

From 68 to here—Madison Square Garden hosts Sweet 16

If you bet the top ranked Villanova Wildcats, the defending NCAA Men’s Champions, to be the first No. 1 seed eliminated from this season’s tournament, you were correct.

NCAA Tournament reignites the pay for play flame

Last October, two weeks before the first game of his senior season as a forward for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team, then 21-year-old Nigel Hayes carried a sign on the school’s campus as students and other revelers were ...

New York loses a treasure in Dr. Norbert Sander

The passing of Dr. Norbert Sander last week is the loss of a true New York treasure.

It’s a simple solution for now—Rest players at home

Friday’s game between the Boston Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center not only pissed off some NBA fans but also pissed off several of the media members who had specifically come to see Celtics’ guard Isaiah Thomas play.

Knicks toil toward a reconstructive offseason

Under ideal conditions, the Knicks’ current four-game, four-state, six-day road trip, which began with a 114-105 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers Monday evening and continued last night (Wednesday) versus the Utah Jazz, would be one in which they were ...