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Brooklyn ... gone in a completely different direction

When Brooklyn played the Warriors Saturday night, both teams began the game having played exactly 57 games since the start of the 2016-17 NBA season.

NBA one-and-done rule is a restrictive farce

The NBA one-and-done rule, collectively bargained by the NBA owners and the NBA Players Association in 2005, is now in its 11th year.

Usain Bolt: 'No hard feelings' after losing Olympic gold

Usain Bolt may have lost one of his Olympic gold medals after compatriot Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance -- but the Jamaican says he has "no hard feelings" towards his sprint relay teammate.

Imagine if it were Brooklyn in a blockbuster trade

Imagine if the Brooklyn Nets had put together a blockbuster trade by the end of Sunday’s 66th annual NBA All-Star Game, or any time this week, the last days before the trade deadline ends, the way New Orleans Pelicans executives ...

The Knicks’ direction remains unclear after Dolan’s avowal

If Knicks’ owner James Dolan’s word is his bond, Phil Jackson will be the franchise’s president for the next two seasons unless the Hall of Fame coach decides to voluntarily resign.

Lena Johnson poised for collegiate and international success

As a teenager growing up in the Atlanta area who was seriously committed to continuing her fencing on the college level, Lena Johnson made an important decision.

St. John’s pushes toward postseason

St. John’s University women’s basketball spent last weekend on the road—winning handily against Providence University 71-47 and dropping a tight game to Creighton University 60-67.

Lincoln and Wings earn top spots in boys AA playoffs

Abraham Lincoln High School of Coney Island and Wings Academy of the South Bronx will head into the 2016-2017 Public School Athletic League playoffs as the top two seeds after their victories in the borough championships this past Saturday at ...

Colgate Women’s Games conclude after weeks of preliminaries

There’s a beauty to track and field that’s not experienced in other sports.

Silver adeptly leads NBA, Wiggins goes in on WNBA, the All-Star fiasco 

Since assuming the role of NBA commissioner Feb. 1, 2014, Adam Silver has proved to be an exceptional leader of one of the world’s most valuable and recognizable brands.

Revis allegedly knocks two guys out, but there’s no evidence

A year ago at the end of the NFL season, there was an early morning report that LeSean McCoy, running back for the Buffalo Bills, formerly with the Philadelphia Eagles, had been in a fight with policemen who were doing ...

Magic Johnson named Lakers president of basketball operations

He's talked about it. Now Earvin "Magic" Johnson will get the chance to run the Los Angeles Lakers.

Cavs falter, Wizards rise in the East at the All-Star Break

Entering this season, the Washington Wizards, under new head coach Scott Brooks, were expected by many astute basketball observers to emerge as one of the better teams in the Eastern Conference after a disappointing campaign last season in which they ...

Power still lies with Warriors and Spurs as Houston evolves

Even though the Cleveland Cavaliers are the reigning NBA champions, the power of the association still lies in the West with the Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs, the one and two seeds in the Western Conference.

Wilson leads the pack for local Millrose competitors

It was her fourth consecutive Millrose Games victory in the 800 meters, a personal best and a new American record for Ajee’ Wilson.