With a blocked shot, Kristaps Porzingis lends a hand to NYC youth program

New York Knicks star forward Kristaps Porzingis has taken another step into his greatness this year, slowly evolving into the Knicks’ best player after All-Star Carmelo Anthony held the reigns in the Big Apple for the past five seasons.

Colin Kaepernick: 'It would be hypocritical of me to vote'

Colin Kaepernick did not vote in Tuesday's presidential election, saying at the time that it didn't matter to him who won.

49ers’ Kaepernick opens eyes by sporting Black Panther T-shirt

After Sunday’s 34-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, San Francisco’s defiant quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, displayed more signs of militancy by wearing a black T-shirt emblazoned with the logo of the uncompromising Black Panther Party for Self-Defense to a postgame ...

Golden State is still the power, but watch out for San Antonio

This past 2015-2016 NBA season was dominated by the Western Conference.

LeBron and the Cavs will remain the kings of the East

With much needed help from Kyrie Irving, who was officially minted as a superstar by virtue of his stellar and clutch performance in June’s NBA Finals, LeBron James made good on his promise of delivering a championship to the city ...

At 85, Jim Couch continues to coach and to give back

The Jim Couch National Training Showcase held a two-day basketball camp over the weekend at the Mott Haven Educational Complex in the Bronx, hosting more than 75 players from 12 states and five countries.

Kenyan Stanley Biwott poised to defend his NYC Marathon title

The TCS New York City Marathon has grown exponentially since its first running in 1970.

Sparks win WNBA title in the final seconds

The WNBA Finals came down to a fifth game, the fourth quarter and the closing seconds before a champion was determined, with the Los Angeles Sparks winning 77‑76 over the Minnesota Lynx.

The streaky Giants head into their bye week trending upward

The Giants’ 17-10 win over the Los Angles Rams Sunday in London was inarguably the antithesis of aesthetic beauty.

Redemption, second chances, bad luck, frustration, but Jets win

The Jets had a four-game losing streak and had either lost their way or were surely off road, way deep in the direction of that wide, unpaved, dimly lit path where defeat and bewilderment can take you.

The Jets may have been damned either way

It’s happened. The New York Jets will start backup quarterback Geno Smith against the Baltimore Ravens at Metlife Stadium Sunday afternoon.

The Giants salvage playoff hopes before heading to London

To assert that the Giants’ playoff hopes were at stake Sunday versus the Baltimore Ravens at MetLife Stadium may not be an overstatement.

WNBA finals go to a deciding fifth game

The Los Angeles Sparks, playing in its first WNBA Finals since 2003 and pursuing its first WNBA championship since 2002, was up two games to one against three-time and defending champions, the Minnesota Lynx. Playing on home court, the Sparks, ...

As preseason ends, Brooklyn has a new beginning

Tonight (Thursday) is the final game of the preseason for the Brooklyn Nets.

Knicks already generate enthusiasm from Garden faithful

It was only mid-October, but one could have mistaken the energy in Madison Square Garden Saturday night as the Knicks played their preseason home finale against the Boston Celtics for that of a late-May playoff game.