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Yankees talking with Pirates about starter Jameson Taillon

Sports | New York Post

The Yankees are thinking upside when it comes to starting pitching in 2021. Because they clearly are not relying on sure things. They already have reached agreement this month with former two-time Cy Young award winner Corey Kluber, who threw one inning in 2020. Now, they are talking with the Pirates about Jameson Taillon, who...

January 24th 2021, 12:15 am

Nets clip Heat to give Big 3 first win together in action

Sports | New York Post

The Nets pulled out a much-needed, 128-124 escape against the shorthanded Heat, snapping a two-game skid and showing they could at least play just enough defense to win. It also marked the first win for the Nets with all members of their Big 3 — Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving — on the...

January 23rd 2021, 11:27 pm

How Hank Aaron rewarded a childhood plea to stay up late

Sports | New York Post

The negotiations were simple: I begged. “No,” they said. I pleaded. “Nope,” they replied. I bargained: Let me stay up until 9 o’clock, and I’ll go to bed a half-hour earlier tomorrow. Swear to God! “A half-hour tonight in exchange for a half-hour tomorrow. You’ll shake on it?” my father asked, overruling the far more...

January 23rd 2021, 10:57 pm

NFL playoff picks: Packers, Chiefs going to Super Bowl

Sports | New York Post

Here are predictions for Sunday’s NFL championship games: PACKERS (-3.5) over Buccaneers; Over 51.5 The “got there early” Bucs fans who anticipated Tom Brady’s choice of Tampa Bay as his optimal home (with no state income tax long a powerful incentive, one key to richly paid league stars) had sustained faith in Brady’s ability to...

January 23rd 2021, 10:57 pm

Rangers’ Alexis Lafreniere learns big lesson facing Sidney Crosby

Sports | New York Post

It was simply unavoidable for Alexis Lafreniere to be compared to Penguins star Sidney Crosby on his journey to becoming the first-overall pick in the NHL more than three months ago. Crosby, the No. 1 pick in 2005, was the first player to be named Player of the Year in the Canadian Hockey League twice....

January 23rd 2021, 10:57 pm

Knicks’ next West Coast test: Undermanned Trail Blazers

Sports | New York Post

The Knicks will face an undermanned opponent when they continue their four-game road trip Sunday night in Portland. The Trail Blazers still have All-Star point guard Damian Lillard and former Knick forward Carmelo Anthony, but they will be without guard CJ McCollum (broken foot) and big man Jusuf Nurkic (broken wrist) for the next several...

January 23rd 2021, 10:15 pm

Chiefs-Bills about much more than two young quarterbacks

Sports | New York Post

On the surface, Sunday’s AFC Championship game between the Bills and Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium is all about the two quarterbacks. And why not? Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes is the face of the NFL, arguably its most dynamic player, having thrown for 4,740 yards and 38 touchdowns and just six interceptions this season and having...

January 23rd 2021, 9:27 pm

Red Sox sign righty Garrett Richards to one-year deal

Sports | New York Post

The Boston Red Sox signed oft-injured starting pitcher Garrett Richards to a one-year, $10 million deal on Saturday, according to ESPN. The deal is pending a physical. The 32-year-old right-hander, who has battled multiple injuries throughout his 10-year career, was able to stay healthy while pitching for the San Diego Padres during the pandemic-shortened 2020...

January 23rd 2021, 8:45 pm

This might be Aaron Rodgers’ last chance

Sports | New York Post

No, not desperation. More like: urgency. That is how this next challenge awaiting Aaron Rodgers must be viewed. This might not be the last opportunity to get to his second Super Bowl. But it could be. Rodgers is 37 years old, and his 16th year in the NFL — his 13th as the Packers’ starting...

January 23rd 2021, 7:42 pm

Heat fans to attend games thanks to COVID-19-detecting dogs

Sports | New York Post

If we needed another reason to love Man’s Best Friend, here’s another: Dogs are the reason the Heat will be allowing fans to attend games. The team will be having crowds of up to 1,500 season-ticket holders at home games starting on Jan. 28 and COVID-19-detecting dogs will be the reason why. The canines will...

January 23rd 2021, 7:42 pm

Lions actively looking to trade Matthew Stafford

Sports | New York Post

Matthew Stafford has been the Lions franchise quarterback since 2009, but it looks like he won’t be the team’s signal caller in 2021. The 32-year-old Stafford told the Lions in recent meetings that he would like a fresh start, according to NFL.com. The team understood his stance and plan to begin looking to trade their...

January 23rd 2021, 7:42 pm

Trevor Bauer’s dark social media episode should disqualify him from Mets

Sports | New York Post

As he fell on his sword this past week, performing a public mea culpa for the Jared Porter disaster, Sandy Alderson offered this: “Suffice it to say, had we known about it in advance before Jared was hired, it would have been a disqualification.” “It” was of course the disgusting revelation, reported by ESPN, that...

January 23rd 2021, 6:42 pm

Alex Ovechkin’s unsurprising COVID-19 mishap only hurts him

Sports | New York Post

Hands, please, if you’re surprised that Alex Ovechkin was among the perps who violated the NHL’s — the NHL’s and NHLPA’s, by the way — COVID-19 protocols. Didn’t think so. We know it is not ideal. We know that restrictions imposed in our daily lives don’t always make sense. But we also know that if...

January 23rd 2021, 5:55 pm

Knicks seeking ‘dog’ mentality after disappointment

Sports | New York Post

The Knicks acknowledged their opponents Friday night were the ones scrambling for loose balls, blocking shots and playing like the hungrier team in desperate need of a win. The Kings had dropped their previous four games and played like it, while the Knicks compounded a poor shooting night with a lack of intensity for much...

January 23rd 2021, 5:55 pm

Kyrie Irving sends stern message with Nets wobbling

Sports | New York Post

Back-to-back losses and a cratered-out defense hasn’t dimmed Kyrie Irving’s confidence. At least if the Nets star’s social media is any indication. After Brooklyn suffered a pair of stinging defeats in Cleveland, they returned home to host Miami in consecutive games Saturday and again Monday. And Irving — recently back from a seven-game absence for...

January 23rd 2021, 5:24 pm

WFAN won’t give up disgusting antics

Sports | New York Post

Where are we headed and why are we headed there? Thursday afternoon on the sports radio wasteland still known as WFAN, a taped promo was heard during the Craig Carton and Promo Code Evan Show. It was an appropriate placement for a highly inappropriate promo. In it, Maggie Gray, a Bills fans, said the Bills...

January 23rd 2021, 5:24 pm

Patrick Mahomes’ return sets up dream matchup we all wanted

Sports | New York Post

None of this is at all fair to Chad Henne, of course. Henne was terrific last Sunday, save for one still-hard-to-fathom chuck that resulted in an interception that could have been (but wasn’t) a game-changing error against the Browns. He ran for 13 ½ yards on a critical third-and-14 play late in the game. He...

January 23rd 2021, 4:09 pm

Deshaun Watson reportedly prefers trade to Jets

Sports | New York Post

Go ahead, Jets fans. Dream big — Deshaun Watson big. The disgruntled Pro Bowl quarterback reportedly has the Jets atop his wish list followed by the rival Dolphins, according to the Miami Herald. Watson, a 25-year-old star, has grown disenchanted with the Texans and owns a no-trade clause, which gives him power over his next...

January 23rd 2021, 4:09 pm

UFC 257 Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: How to watch, fight card

Sports | New York Post

The Notorious is back. After a year off from fighting, Conor McGregor returns to the octagon for UFC 257, taking on Dustin Poirer in a rematch of their 2014 bout. You can watch the fight on ESPN+. McGregor (22-4) hasn’t fought since Jan 18, 2020, taking down Cowboy Cerrone in a welterweight match that took...

January 23rd 2021, 3:10 pm

Think about what Tom Brady is about to do

Sports | New York Post

Greatness marches into legendary Lambeau Field, where greatness will be waiting there for him. Think about what Tom Brady, the Greatest Of All Time, will be trying to do now, with Aaron Rodgers, arguably the Greatest Of This Time, standing in his way — along with all the ghosts of Green Bay Packers’ past, when...

January 23rd 2021, 3:10 pm

Yankees have been down this Corey Kluber road before: Sherman

Sports | New York Post

He was called Troy Tulowitzki last time. He was 34 and had spent most of the two previous seasons broken. The Yankees were healing a key starter, Didi Gregorius, after Tommy John surgery and hoping that, at minimum, Tulowitzki could serve as a placeholder until Gregorius returned. Tulowitzki worked because the Yankees, a year after...

January 23rd 2021, 3:10 pm

K’Andre Miller quickly becoming pivotal Rangers piece

Sports | New York Post

The Rangers may have blown a 3-1 lead and had to settle for one point in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Penguins on Friday night, but it was a game filled with moments that confirmed the franchise’s future is on an upward trajectory. The Rangers’ three goal scorers were ages 22 (Adam Fox), 21...

January 23rd 2021, 3:10 pm

Tony Jones, two-time Super Bowl champion, dead at 54

Sports | New York Post

Former NFL offensive lineman Tony Jones, who started on the Broncos’ back-to-back title teams in the 1990s, died Friday at the age of 54, according to the team. A cause of death was not provided. Jones, known as “T-Bone,” played 13 seasons with the Browns, Ravens and Broncos. An undrafted free agent out of Western...

January 23rd 2021, 1:22 pm

Robert Saleh expands on Jets vision in exclusive interview

Sports | New York Post

Newly hired Jets coach Robert Saleh discusses his game plan for transforming Gang Green into a winning franchise as he huddles with Post columnist Steve Serby for some Q&A. Q: Define for me what “extreme violence” means. A: Football is a violent game, but it doesn’t just mean hitting people — violent in getting off...

January 23rd 2021, 12:39 pm

Blue Jackets trade Pierre-Luc Dubois for Patrick Laine in NHL blockbuster

Sports | New York Post

Two of the top three picks in the 2016 NHL draft traded places Saturday in a blockbuster deal between Columbus and Winnipeg. The Blue Jackets sent disgruntled center Pierre-Luc Dubois and a third-round pick to the Jets for right wing Patrik Laine and center Jack Roslovic, according to multiple reports. The move comes just 48...

January 23rd 2021, 11:52 am

Kevin Durant is sick of ‘idiot’ Charles Barkley

Sports | New York Post

The longstanding feud between Nets star Kevin Durant and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley may never end. In response to Barkley saying that athletes “deserve some preferential treatment” with coronavirus vaccines because they pay high taxes, Durant responded on Instagram, “I don’t know why they still ask for this idiot’s opinion.” The NBA has said...

January 23rd 2021, 11:09 am

Strategy for betting on college basketball futures

Sports | New York Post

College basketball bettors should make their futures plays with the season schedule in mind, just as it is done with daily wagers. Sometimes the decision about making bets is better done with timing, not money, as the currency.  Buy On The Dip  The changing fortunes of UConn make the Huskies ripe for a dip play....

January 23rd 2021, 11:09 am

Arkansas vs. Vanderbilt line, prediction: Take the Over

Sports | New York Post

The Arkansas offense has been humming at a top 20 pace in the nation, and now the Razorbacks face the SEC’s least-efficient defense in Nashville on Saturday as they battle Vanderbilt.  The Commodores rank 232nd in the country in points allowed on a per-possession basis and 253rd in opponent field goal shooting percentage. But they...

January 23rd 2021, 9:52 am

Phil Mickelson made 18 pars in a round for first time in his career

Sports | New York Post

Phil Mickelson has had a lot of historic moments in his career, but this latest feat came Friday in The American Express in La Quinta, Calif. — on a day he missed the cut. Mickelson, who has won five majors and 44 PGA Tour events in his illustrious career, made 18 pars for the first...

January 23rd 2021, 5:20 am

Conor McGregor’s UFC 257 stakes muddled by Khabib Nurmagomedov

Sports | New York Post

Make no mistake: Conor McGregor is the center of the MMA world. Always. That said, despite combat sports’ top draw returning to the octagon Saturday against Dustin Poirier to headline UFC 257 from Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov floats above this fight. There’s no title on the line...

January 23rd 2021, 4:20 am

Knicks’ RJ Barrett continuing to thrive

Sports | New York Post

After shooting the lights out on the opening night of the season, RJ Barrett stumbled into some rough patches, the second of which coincided with the midst of a losing streak. But despite the Knicks had their three-game winning streak snapped Friday night against the Kings in Sacramento, Calif., Barrett has rediscovered his touch and...

January 23rd 2021, 4:20 am

‘Cautious’ Nets sit Kevin Durant in loss to Cavaliers

Sports | New York Post

Kevin Durant sat out Friday night’s rematch in Cleveland due to Achilles surgery injury recovery. It’s essentially load management after the Nets star logged over 50 minutes in Wednesday’s double overtime loss at the Cavaliers. With the Nets playing host to the Heat Saturday on the tail end of a back-to-back, Durant is expected to...

January 23rd 2021, 3:35 am

Black players fondly remember ‘regal’ Hank Aaron

Sports | New York Post

For Willie Randolph, it’s a bunch of photos he took at a Yankee Stadium suite a few years back. For Ken Singleton, it’s an autographed baseball from many years back. And Reggie Jackson considers himself fortunate to have spent time with Hank Aaron just a few months ago. So many black ballplayers looked to Aaron...

January 23rd 2021, 3:35 am

Kings’ Tyrese Haliburton makes Knicks pay for passing on him

Sports | New York Post

Tyrese Haliburton was there for the taking when the Knicks got on the clock with the No. 8 pick in November’s NBA draft. Leon Rose and Co. instead opted for another sliding prospect, Obi Toppin, but Haliburton delivered a close-up view of what the Knicks passed on Friday night. The point guard from Iowa State...

January 23rd 2021, 3:35 am

Limited NFL slate means a tweaked DFS approach

Sports | New York Post

As the playoff schedule continues to shrink, so do options in daily fantasy formats. The 10- to 13-game slates vanished when the regular season ended. The wild-card slate provided a decent pool of options with six games. Last week we were down to four. Sunday, we have just two games from which to choose players....

January 23rd 2021, 2:51 am

Joe Buck on studying the greats and criticism that ‘kills’ him

Sports | New York Post

FOX Sports’ lead play-by-play announcer, Joe Buck has called six Super Bowls, 23 World Series and 25 MLB League Championship Series for the network and takes time for a Q&A with The Post’s Steve Serby. On Sunday, Buck calls the NFC championship between Tom Brady’s Buccaneers and Aaron Rodgers’ Packers at 3 p.m. on Fox. ...

January 23rd 2021, 2:51 am

Ex-Giants, Jets coaches have big roles in NFL title games

Sports | New York Post

Neither the Jets nor Giants will be playing Sunday in either of the NFL conference championship games. Neither, of course, even made the postseason. In both of the AFC and NFC championships, however, both the Jets and Giants will be represented by coaches who once worked for them. Each of the four remaining teams —...

January 23rd 2021, 2:51 am

Knicks whipped by Kings, fall under .500

Sports | New York Post

Representative defense often is a staple of success in the NBA, and a distinct quality that should translate whether games are played at home or on the road. As the Knicks have learned more than once already this season, however, it’s almost impossible to cover up for a poor shooting night at the other end....

January 23rd 2021, 1:19 am

Nets defense roasted once again as Cavs complete sweep

Sports | New York Post

The Nets’ defense has collapsed since they traded Jarrett Allen. And for the second straight game, their former center came back to haunt them — and own their paint. The Nets imploded in the third quarter, falling 125-113 Friday in Cleveland. And it was Allen who was at the heart of the decisive run that...

January 22nd 2021, 11:19 pm

Rangers blow late lead, fall to Penguins in shootout

Sports | New York Post

PITTSBURGH — Kris Letang scored in the final round of a shootout to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Friday night. Letang ripped a backhand over Igor Shesterkin to put the Penguins in front. Tristan Jarry collected his first win of the season when he stuffed New...

January 22nd 2021, 10:49 pm

J.A. Happ focused on Twins’ future, not Yankees’ past

Sports | New York Post

J.A. Happ declined to take any shots at the Yankees on his way out the door. The left-hander signed a one-year, $8 million deal with the Twins and during his introductory conference call with Minnesota on Friday, Happ chose to talk about what’s ahead and not revisit his difficult last season with the Yankees, which...

January 22nd 2021, 9:03 pm

Knicks’ early success being built upon road mentality

Sports | New York Post

The Knicks continued to build their reputation as road Warriors on Thursday night against Golden State.  With their latest defensively responsible victory, a 119-104 win over Stephen Curry and the Warriors, the Knicks evened their overall record at 8-8 and improved to 5-4 on the road this season entering Friday night’s visit to Sacramento at...

January 22nd 2021, 8:31 pm

Former Mets manager Davey Johnson in hospital battling COVID-19

Sports | New York Post

Former Mets manager Davey Johnson revealed to The Post on Friday that he battling COVID-19. Johnson, who led the 1986 Mets to the World Series title, was asked for his thoughts on former Braves teammate Hank Aaron’s passing on Friday. He was able to offer some words, though not many. “Loved him,” Johnson wrote to...

January 22nd 2021, 8:31 pm

Hank Aaron was a total package of baseball greatness

Sports | New York Post

You know the sports expression “Great player, better person”? No one turns down that description. It can, however, carry the unintended consequence of underplaying an elite performer’s excellence at his actual job. Which brings us to the legendary Hank Aaron, who died in his sleep Thursday into Friday at the age of 86 and rightly...

January 22nd 2021, 8:01 pm

David Quinn reinserts Tony DeAngelo into Rangers lineup

Sports | New York Post

Tony DeAngelo will be reinserted into the lineup for Friday’s match in Pittsburgh after an enforced two-game leave of absence that followed poor on-ice behavior in the season opener. “He’s in a good place,” David Quinn said of DeAngelo following the club’s morning meeting. “He understood. One of the things I think he said to...

January 22nd 2021, 6:17 pm

Yankees’ Aaron Hicks growing his golf profile alongside Cheyenne Woods

Sports | New York Post

Aaron Hicks has not spent his offseason worrying about what moves the Yankees have or haven’t made. He wasn’t sitting at home stressing out about why they were slow-playing DJ LeMahieu before finally locking him up with a new $90 million contract last week. Make no mistake, though: The 31-year-old Yankees outfielder has kept a...

January 22nd 2021, 6:17 pm

NBC shuttering NBC Sports Network to move events to USA, Peacock

Sports | New York Post

NBC Universal plans to shutter its sports channel NBCSN by the end of the year, resulting in the NHL having to move its broadcasts to USA Network, the company announced on Friday. The move is in line with the current media trend of consolidating cable channels, while NBC appears to also be working on growing...

January 22nd 2021, 6:17 pm

Nets address big man shortage with Norvel Pelle

Sports | New York Post

The Nets filled one of their three open roster spots Friday by preparing to sign free-agent big man Norvel Pelle. The deal – which will be completed pending clearance of the NBA’s Health and Safety protocols – was first reported by ESPN and confirmed by The Post. Pelle will have to repeatedly test negative for...

January 22nd 2021, 5:15 pm

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes cleared from NFL concussion protocol

Sports | New York Post

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announced Friday that he is out of concussion protocol and expects to play in the AFC championship game Sunday against the Bills. “I just got out of the protocol,” Mahomes told reporters. “The week has been a bunch of testing, a bunch of different things to make sure I’m good to...

January 22nd 2021, 5:15 pm

Entire Detroit Mercy women’s hoops team quits over ‘horrific’ abuse allegations

Sports | New York Post

One college basketball team is canceling their season — and it has nothing to do with COVID-19. The players on the NCAA Division I Detroit Mercy women’s basketball team canceled the remainder of their season after accusing head coach AnnMarie Gilbert of abuse, the Detroit Free Press reported Thursday. A letter, signed by 14 players...

January 22nd 2021, 4:15 pm

Hank Aaron was scarred by hatred-laced home run record chase

Sports | New York Post

The moment became an iconic one, with the indelible image of Hank Aaron rounding the bases, being joined by two fans between second and third, and then mobbed by his teammates and family at home plate, after breaking Babe Ruth’s home run record in 1974. But for Aaron, the journey to 715 home runs was...

January 22nd 2021, 4:15 pm

Antonio Gates still baffled by Eli Manning’s NFL Draft diss

Sports | New York Post

The retirement announcement of one Chargers legend has reopened old wounds for another. Retired tight end Antonio Gates is throwing shade at the blockbuster transaction orchestrated by the Manning family 17 years ago that sent Philip Rivers to San Diego and Eli Manning to New York. “I think I was frustrated in terms of who...

January 22nd 2021, 3:28 pm

Purdue vs. Michigan line, prediction: Boilermakers the pick

Sports | New York Post

Purdue and Michigan are examples of a dwindling sum of teams whose top scorer is a true low-post player. The Boilermakers’ Trevion Williams and Wolverines’ Hunter Dickinson will clash in West Lafayette on Friday.  Both teams have been reliable on the glass with Dickinson’s 15.7 points and 7.5 rebounds per game catapulting the Wolverines to...

January 22nd 2021, 3:28 pm

Barry Bonds remembers Hank Aaron as ‘icon’ after complicated history

Sports | New York Post

The man who supplanted Hank Aaron as MLB’s home run king, albeit in a tainted fashion, hasn’t forgotten what Aaron did for him and the game. After news broke Friday of Aaron’s death at the age of 86, Barry Bonds sent his thoughts and thanks to a “true baseball legend.” “I want to send my...

January 22nd 2021, 2:45 pm

Philip Rivers is the wild card as ESPN sets ‘Monday Night Football’ plan

Sports | New York Post

ESPN will talk with recently retired quarterback Philip Rivers about joining the network as an NFL analyst, according to sources, and if Peyton Manning suddenly decided he wanted to be in the broadcast booth, the network would keep the door open. But the plan at ESPN is for Steve Levy, Louis Riddick and Brian Griese...

January 22nd 2021, 1:59 pm

Hank Aaron navigated baseball’s nasty home run chases with grace: Sherman

Sports | New York Post

How would you have handled it? How would you have reacted to not a hundred or two hundred, but hundreds of thousands of racist letters deriding you, threatening your very life for having the audacity to be talented enough to powerfully hit a baseball better than anyone maybe ever and doing it with black skin?...

January 22nd 2021, 1:59 pm

Hank Aaron’s death the latest in spate of Hall of Fame passings

Sports | New York Post

Hammerin’ Hank Aaron’s death on Friday at the age of 86 made him the latest Baseball Hall of Famer to join the Big Game in the Sky. In the past six months, eight men enshrined in Cooperstown have passed on, including three since Dec. 19. Mets great Tom Seaver died of dementia and complications of...

January 22nd 2021, 1:59 pm

Cubs star Kris Bryant is unhappy with trade rumors and ESPN

Sports | New York Post

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant admitted that hearing his name among trade rumors has taken some of the fun out of baseball for him, but seeing his name among headlines is apparently worse. Appearing on Barstool Chicago’s Red Line Radio, Bryant was asked if he still found joy in playing the game. “At times, no.”...

January 22nd 2021, 1:59 pm

Hank Aaron stats: The numbers behind his Hall of Fame career

Sports | New York Post

Hank Aaron’s legendary career went far beyond numbers. But those numbers were incredible. Aaron, who passed away Friday at the age of 86, was one of the most feared hitters in baseball during his 23-year Hall of Fame career. Here are the stats that back that up: 2, 297 RBIs — the most ever 6,856...

January 22nd 2021, 12:44 pm

Hank Aaron didn’t want to be remembered for all those home runs

Sports | New York Post

Henry “Hank” Aaron passed away Friday at the age of 86, and from all precincts of America came remembrances and odes to the legacy of the sports and civil rights icon. If the baseball legend were to write the first line of his own obituary, he made clear in his later years as he considered...

January 22nd 2021, 12:44 pm

NFL increases number of fans who can attend Super Bowl 2021

Sports | New York Post

Super Bowl 2021 will include 22,000 fans at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., and 7,500 vaccinated health care workers are among the total approved by state health officials. The NFL expressed an interest in bringing health care workers to the game last month and combined that mission with the existing stadium plan in Tampa. Free tickets to...

January 22nd 2021, 11:58 am

Baseball world reacts to Hank Aaron’s death: ‘Legend, hero’

Sports | New York Post

The MLB world was crushed by the passing of Hank Aaron at the age of 86 on Friday. The legendary slugger, who passed Babe Ruth as MLB’s home run king, was considered one of the most respected players in the game.

January 22nd 2021, 11:58 am

Hank Aaron, MLB legend, dead at 86

Sports | New York Post

Longtime MLB home run king Hank Aaron passed away Friday at the age of 86, according to CBS in Atlanta. Aaron’s daughter confirmed his death to WSB-TV. Aaron broke MLB’s all-time home run mark on April 8, 1974 with No, 715 surpassing Yankees legend Babe Ruth. Aaron overcame death threats as he was fighting to...

January 22nd 2021, 11:11 am

NFL betting guide for conference championships: History says trust the hosts

Sports | New York Post

For as different as this NFL season has been due to the impact of COVID-19, the first two weeks of the playoffs have generally followed the trends of recent years. Over the past two weeks, I have compiled trends from the wild-card and divisional rounds of recent NFL playoffs. In the wild-card round, it was...

January 22nd 2021, 10:41 am

Alex Ovechkin’s wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel’ policies

Sports | New York Post

The NHL made an example of the Washington Capitals this week when they fined the organization $100,000 and placed four players, including captain Alex Ovechkin, on the COVID-19 protocol list. In addition to Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov and Ilya Samsonov gathered together in a hotel room, maskless, on a recent road trip in violation...

January 22nd 2021, 10:41 am

Michael Chandler arrives at UFC 257 looking to crush a snobby myth

Sports | New York Post

For many fans, the UFC is to mixed martial arts what the NFL is to pro football. In reality, it’s somewhere between the NFL and the boxing landscape, with one promotion as the clear cut leader in MMA but also plenty of top talents who have thrived in the octagon after arriving from second-tier world...

January 22nd 2021, 9:57 am

Shaquille O’Neal’s awkward Donovan Mitchell interview couldn’t have gone as planned

Sports | New York Post

Shaquille O’Neal’s TNT interview with Donovan Mitchell quickly turned cringe-worthy on Thursday night. O’Neal seemingly tried to take credit for Mitchell’s 36-point effort in the Jazz’s 129-118 victory over the Pelicans on Thursday night. “I said tonight that you are one of my favorite players but you don’t have what it takes to get to...

January 22nd 2021, 9:24 am

Knicks set to face emerging rookie they passed on in draft

Sports | New York Post

As the Knicks roll through California amid a pandemic, their next battle is Friday night in Sacramento against the sliding Kings, who have lost four straight. The Kings’ lone bright spot during a 5-10 season is rookie point guard Tyrese Haliburton, whom the Knicks decided to pass on with the No. 8 pick. Last November,...

January 22nd 2021, 4:23 am

Knicks’ Julius Randle still making strong All-Star case

Sports | New York Post

There might not be an NBA All-Star Game this season because of COVID-19 restrictions. Whether or not it’s played, Knicks forward Julius Randle hopes to be named to the squad for the first time in his career. Randle is averaging career bests in scoring (22.4 points per game), rebounds (11.4) and assists (6.3) through the...

January 22nd 2021, 3:23 am

Yankees’ Aaron Judge says season will start on time

Sports | New York Post

Spring training camps are scheduled to open in less than a month, and despite COVID surges around the country, Major League Baseball currently has no plans to delay the start of spring training — and Aaron Judge would like that to remain the case. “I think it’s gonna start on time,’’ Judge said Thursday. “I...

January 22nd 2021, 3:23 am

Washington’s Jennifer King will be first Black woman to be full-time NFL coach

Sports | New York Post

Jennifer King will become the first full-time Black female coach in the NFL’s history when the Washington Football Team promotes her to offensive assistant, according to multiple reports Thursday night. King, who played for three professional women’s gridiron teams including the D.C. Divas, has spent the past season as an intern with Washington, helping out...

January 22nd 2021, 2:53 am

Robert Saleh could make Christopher Johnson’s Jets legacy

Sports | New York Post

Woody Johnson’s plane from England to New Jersey was somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean while his brother, Jets CEO Christopher Johnson, was officially introducing Robert Saleh, the head coach he just hired to lead the team out of the darkness in which it’s been mired for the better part of the past decade.  Sure, general...

January 22nd 2021, 2:53 am

Knicks get best of Stephen Curry in building-block win

Sports | New York Post

Something special is happening here. There have not been many shining moments for the Knicks against Stephen Curry since the Warriors drafted him in 2009. But this became one of them on a Thursday night in San Francisco, when the Tom Thibodeau Knicks train came rolling through California and reclaimed a .500 record. The stars...

January 22nd 2021, 2:37 am

Knicks whack Warriors to move to .500

Sports | New York Post

Steve Kerr praised Tom Thibodeau’s Knicks as “a typical Thibs team” on Thursday, gushing they’ve been “defending like crazy” while “building a foundation” toward finally reemerging as a winning ballclub. Such strong words from the three-time NBA championship coach had to mean so much more after the Knicks opened a four-game western swing with a...

January 22nd 2021, 2:07 am

Tokyo Olympics will be this summer, despite report: IOC

Sports | New York Post

TOKYO — IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled. Now set to open July 23, the Tokyo Games were postponed 10 months ago at the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, and now the event appears threatened again. The Times of London, citing...

January 22nd 2021, 12:37 am

Jordan Eberle’s two goals lead Islanders past Devils

Sports | New York Post

Jordan Eberle scored twice, Mathew Barzal had a goal and two assists and Semyon Varlamov made 30 saves as the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 4-1 on Thursday night in Uniondale. The Islanders improved to 3-1-0, while the Devils lost for the first time in regulation, falling to 2-1-1. Varlamov has all...

January 21st 2021, 11:20 pm

Yankees sign former Orioles pitcher to minor-league deal

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The Yankees added another arm Thursday, signing right-hander Asher Wojciechowski to a minor league deal, a source confirmed. The 32-year-old was released by the Orioles following last season, after he appeared in 10 games and had a 6.81 ERA. The former first-round pick of the Blue Jays has struggled throughout his career, with a 5.95...

January 21st 2021, 11:20 pm

Steve Nash’s rotation reluctance shows Nets’ shallow roster

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Trading away four players – including three starting-caliber regulars – was always going to leave the Nets shorthanded. Just how shorthanded was driven home Wednesday, as their bench got humiliated in a loss at Cleveland. Brooklyn’s reserves got outscored 44-10 by the Cavs, taking it on the chin in the second quarter and essentially left...

January 21st 2021, 11:20 pm

Jets GM Joe Douglas gains organizational power over coach Robert Saleh

Sports | New York Post

On the day the Jets introduced Robert Saleh as their new coach, they also said general manager Joe Douglas has more power. Saleh will now report directly to Douglas, and Douglas will report to owners Woody and Christopher Johnson. The Jets’ past three GM/coach combinations reported directly to the Johnsons, making them equals in the...

January 21st 2021, 11:20 pm

Rangers’ David Quinn brings up Capitals penalty in COVID protocol warning

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The Rangers kick off their first road trip of the season with a pair of games in Pittsburgh, beginning Friday night, before heading to Buffalo for another two. “Obviously, when you have a crowd in the building it changes the whole dynamic of the game, I think it will make a little bit of a...

January 21st 2021, 10:21 pm

Robert Saleh stops short of clearing up Sam Darnold’s Jets future

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New Jets coach Robert Saleh heaped praise on quarterback Sam Darnold … to a point. Saleh made plenty of nice statements about Darnold during the coach’s introductory press conference Thursday, but he stopped short of saying Darnold would be the team’s quarterback in 2021. “He’s got unbelievable arm talent,” Saleh said. “There’s a reason why...

January 21st 2021, 9:36 pm

Nets’ defense needs fixing after being torched by Cavs

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After dropping Kyrie Irving back into the mix with Kevin Durant and newcomer James Harden, Brooklyn has the potential to become an offensive juggernaut. But the other end of the court is every bit the issue it was expected to be. So far there’s been no D in Brooklyn. Watching the Nets debut their Big...

January 21st 2021, 9:36 pm

Jets’ Robert Saleh is everything Adam Gase isn’t

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He identified his mantra as “All gas, no brake,” and for a franchise that too often has been a broken-down green-and-white jalopy stranded on a highway to hell, Robert Saleh comes across as the right driver at the right time. Rejoice, Jets fans: Robert Saleh is, no disrespect intended, the anti-Adam Gase. The Jets didn’t...

January 21st 2021, 9:36 pm

Top pick Alexis Lafreniere shifts to Rangers’ first line

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As the Rangers continue to experiment with different combinations among their top six, the latest formula has Alexis Lafreniere on the top line. The 19-year-old rookie was back in his natural position at left wing during practice Thursday, a day before the Rangers’ upcoming four-game trip to Pittsburgh and Buffalo. But this time he skated...

January 21st 2021, 9:04 pm

Trevor Bauer investment puzzle Mets are facing: Sherman

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The Mets are weighing whether to invest in one more big item this offseason or add multiple players to deepen the quality of the overall roster. The significant piece cannot be free-agent catcher J.T. Realmuto unless they plan on turning James McCann into a $40 million backup. The Mets have not been connected in any...

January 21st 2021, 9:04 pm

Japan looking for a way out of Olympics because of COVID

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Tokyo’s Olympics dream likely will have to wait. The Japanese government has privately concluded that the Tokyo Olympics — originally slated for last summer — will have to be cancelled because of COVID-19, according to a report from The Times of London. The report states Japan will now switch its focus to securing he Olympics...

January 21st 2021, 8:20 pm

Robert Saleh’s new mantra for Jets: ‘All gas, no brake’

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Robert Saleh had a message for the Jets players on Thursday: it will be pedal to the metal around his team. “Get used to the mantra: all gas, no brake,” Saleh said during his introductory news conference over Zoom. “When we talk about all gas and no brake, we’re not talking about effort on the...

January 21st 2021, 8:20 pm

Notre Dame on probation for one year for recruiting violations

Sports | New York Post

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame’s football program is on NCAA probation until next January after admitting to recruiting violations in 2019 in which a now-former assistant had an impermissible in-person meeting with one prospect and sent impermissible text messages to another. The NCAA announced the negotiated resolution Thursday after it was reviewed by the...

January 21st 2021, 8:20 pm

Amed Rosario, Andres Gimenez surprised by news of trade to Cleveland

Sports | New York Post

Professional athletes typically boast of paying no attention to trade rumors. Amed Rosario and Andres Gimenez exemplified how dramatically the absence of such rumors can jar the senses. Rosario and Gimenez, the two Mets major leaguers traded to the Indians (along with two minor leaguers) for Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco on Jan. 7, held...

January 21st 2021, 8:20 pm

NFL TV analysts drowning telecasts with endless talking

Sports | New York Post

Years ago I had a friend from Jamaica — the country not Queens — who, in her clipped British-Caribbean accent, would lament life with, “It’s so frustratin’ and aggravatin’!” I’ve been saying that, and that way, ever since. So, as we stand at the football corner of Verticality and Physicality, to think all we want...

January 21st 2021, 7:50 pm

Julius Randle’s huge Knicks season has him eyeing All-Star nod

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The NBA still has not announced whether there will be an All-Star Game this season due to COVID-19 restrictions. Whether or not it’s played, Knicks forward Julius Randle hopes to be named to the squad for the first time in his career. Randle was averaging career bests in scoring (22.8 points per game), rebounds (11.0)...

January 21st 2021, 7:03 pm

Yankees give Corey Kluber ‘best chance’ at World Series goal: college coach

Sports | New York Post

The first time former Stetson University head baseball coach Pete Dunn heard about Corey Kluber, it was after he sent a recruiter to a showcase to look at a different player. And when Dunn brought Jacob deGrom to the DeLand, Fla. school, it was as a shortstop. Now, the two right-handers are set to pitch...

January 21st 2021, 7:03 pm

Patrick Mahomes’ last hurdle before getting cleared for AFC Championship

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was on the practice field and worked with the starting offense in a limited basis Thursday but remains in concussion protocol. Head coach Andy Reid specified Mahomes is still in the no-contact phase of concussion protocol until further notice, leaving the Chiefs’ quarterback situation unsettled for the AFC Championship...

January 21st 2021, 7:03 pm

Robert Saleh’s honesty about getting players paid shows how unique he is

Sports | New York Post

Perhaps you could still take the Dan Campbell approach to making a first impression. “We’re going to kick you in the teeth,” Campbell said when he was introduced as the Detroit Lions’ new head coach Thursday. “And when you punch us back, we’re going to smile at you and when you knock us down, we’re...

January 21st 2021, 6:20 pm

Titans’ A.J. Brown blames nurse for bizarre post-op Instagram video

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A.J. Brown is taking some responsibility for embarrassing the Tennessee Titans. He’s also blaming his nurse. The third-year wide receiver revealed Tuesday that he had surgery on both knees, played through pain since Week 2 and promised to become “the best receiver in the NFL.” He also engaged in a back-and-forth with an off-camera nurse...

January 21st 2021, 6:20 pm

Liverpool’s epic home streak has come to an end

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The streak is over. For the first time in 1,369 days — nearly four years — Liverpool has lost a home match in the Premier League. The 1-0 loss Thursday, at the hands of relegation-threatened Burnley, comes amid a rotten run of form in which the reigning champions have gone goalless in four straight league...

January 21st 2021, 6:20 pm

Arizona State vs. Arizona line, prediction: Wildcats’ offense will be enough

Sports | New York Post

Arizona State has been one of college basketball’s biggest disappointments this season, having last won on Dec. 13, and the Sun Devils will look to snap their four game losing steak on Thursday against intrastate rival Arizona.  Whether for personal reasons, injury, or COVID-19 contract tracing, Arizona State has had seven of its top 10...

January 21st 2021, 5:05 pm

Listen to Episode 40 of ‘Up In The Blue Seats’: The Rangers-Islanders Rivalry feat. Mike Bossy

Sports | New York Post

The Rangers split the first two games of the season against the rival Islanders, before falling to the Devils on Tuesday. It’s been an up-and-down start, but it’s still so early in this shortened 56-game season. It’s also early in Season 2 of the “Up In The Blue Seats” podcast with Rangers great Ron Duguay...

January 21st 2021, 5:05 pm

Packers’ Super Bowl architect Ted Thompson dead at 68

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Former Packers general manager Ted Thompson died Wednesday night, coach Matt LaFleur confirmed. He was 68. Thompson spent 21 of his 26 years in an NFL front office with the Packers, winning Super Bowl rings as director of pro personnel in 1996 and as general manager in 2010. One of Thompson’s first decisions as general...

January 21st 2021, 3:50 pm

Conor McGregor reportedly hit with two injury suits seeking millions

Sports | New York Post

The two suits were filed in Dublin's High Court on Monday by a woman who has known the UFC fighter for many years and her mother, according to a report by the Irish Independent.

January 21st 2021, 3:50 pm
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