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Life is good for J.R. Smith

Life has been good for J.R. Smith since he was traded by Knicks president Phil Jackson to the Cleveland Cavaliers in January of 2015.

Curry, Westbrook highlight NBA West semifinal series

If you watched the NBA Western Conference Finals last night, Wednesday, and Game 1 Monday between its two remaining teams, the Oklahoma Thunder and the Golden State Warriors, you’re watching two of basketball’s most notable point guards.

Liberty open with two wins

It’s only two wins and there’s a long season ahead was the sentiment of New York Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer and the players, but no one can deny it’s nice to open the 2016 WNBA season with back-to-back victories.

Yankee legend Bernie Williams receives his Bachelor of Music from Manhattan School of Music

Former Yankee center fielder Bernie Williams lined up with more than 200 other graduating Manhattan School of Music students Friday afternoon, May 13, at Riverside Church to receive his Bachelor of Music diploma from the prestigious music conservatory.

One punch makes baseball exciting again

Sunday’s “basebrawl” between Rougned Odor and Jose Bautista was better than many professional fights.

LeBron James redefines the sports business model

Jim Brown, considered by many sports historians to be the greatest football player ever, was also one of the most forward thinking athletes of his generation.

Stephen Curry—Courting victory and providing best role model for kids

To the delight of Golden State Warriors fans and basketball enthusiasts everywhere—and to the surprise of practically no one—superstar Stephen Curry will be named the NBA MVP for the second straight year, according to ESPN.com sources.

The Cleveland Cavaliers are making a mockery of the Eastern Conference

They have essentially cakewalked through the first two rounds of the playoffs, defeating the Detroit Pistons in the opening round and then disposing of the Atlanta Hawks in the conference semifinals. They have won the best-of-seven series by a combined ...

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook taking care of business out west

When the San Antonio Spurs play the Oklahoma Thunder tonight, Thursday, in Oklahoma, Game 6 of the second round of NBA playoffs, OKC will count on their younger legs to get them to the next round of NBA playoffs

Coaches freshen up their resumes for new NBA openings

A number of positions were available for applicants seeking NBA head coaching positions at the end of this regular season. Beginning last month, 10 teams have either hired or are in the process of hiring a suitable candidate for their ...

Liberty brings preseason action to Harlem

Although the New York Liberty lost a close preseason game to the reigning WNBA Champions, the Minnesota Lynx, 77–74, fans had a chance to see the newest names on the roster up close because the game was played at Levien ...

Two NYers named to Olympic basketball team

Both New York and the New York Liberty will be represented at this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Suddenly the playoffs are more interesting

The NBA playoffs have become interesting all of a sudden. The Portland Trailblazers, now battling the Golden State Warriors, took advantage of the Los Angeles Clippers’ bad luck in the first round, beating them in six games to advance in ...

Dwayne Wade remains a force in Miami

Dwayne Wade is arguably one of the five greatest shooting guards of all time. Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Jerry West, Dwayne Wade and Allen Iverson, in that order, constitute this writer’s list. Greatness is primarily measured by longevity, statistics and ...

PHOTOS: Pearl Washington laid to rest

Friends and family came together to remember the late Dwayne A. "Pearl" Washington.

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