Woodson and Carmelo on the state of the Knicks

There are no immediate or obvious answers for the Knicks’ thunderous decline. They are 3-13 and have lost nine straight games, tied with the Milwaukee Bucks for the worst record in the Eastern Conference at the start of this week. ...

The Kidd makes major moves, sits his starters

Can things get any more bizarre for the Nets? First there’s the Jason Kidd “glass-flop” trick, then the benching of several starters. And now Paul Pierce has a fractured hand and will be out two to four weeks. The funny ...

Giants dug their own deep hole at 5-7

Mathematically, the Giants are in still in the playoff chase. Their 24-17 win over the Redskins in Washington on Sunday night assured them another week of playing for more than just self-respect and dignity. At 5-7 with four games remaining, ...

Jets have enough blame to go around for everyone

Geno Smith’s benching seemed to be a forgone conclusion after a late second-quarter interception during the Jet’s 23-3 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday. With only one touchdown and 12 interceptions in his last seven games, Smith’s play can’t be ...

Colgate Women’s Games continue at the Armory

We met Fred Thompson over 40 years ago when he was waging war with the New York City Board of Education. The beef was over the almost total lack of educational and athletic sports programs for girls. Thompson, then a ...

NYC DI women’s basketball is in action

The 2013-14 season is in gear for the seven Division I women’s basketball programs in New York City. Some are seeking to improve on last season’s forward momentum, and others are trying to forge a new identity. This is how ...

Arizona named NIT preseason champs

“I need to get experience against good guys,” said Duke’s star forward Jabari Parker after the Blue Devils lost to Arizona 66-72 at the NIT Season Tip-Off final. Up until Thanksgiving weekend, the freshman phenom had lived a charmed basketball ...

Rex and Jets going to the finish line with Geno

If ever a team was backed into a corner, it’s the Jets.

The challenge for the Giants is to keep winning

Thanksgiving has arrived and the Giants’ playoff yearnings have been devoured.

Garnett admits he and teammates have to be accountable

For Jason Kidd’s sake, the answer to that question had better be “when the team is back to 100 percent.”

Is Carmelo on an island by himself?

Last week, Knicks head coach Mike Woodson said it’s too early in this NBA season for him and his players to panic despite their abysmal start.

LIU women Northeast Conference volleyball champs

With their eyes set on a return trip to the NCAA Tournament, the LIU volleyball team was decisive in its play at this past weekend’s Northeast Conference Tournament

The Giants’ Andre Brown refuses to quit

Andre Brown gingerly walked into the interview, his left hand rubbing his sore lower back. Against substantial odds, the New York Giants’ running back made his return from a broken left fibula this past Sunday to carry the ball a ...

No question: Mike Woodson is skating on thin ice

The words and actions of the two men who, more than anyone else, carry the burden of the Knicks’ fortunes this season were ominous. “It was embarrassing,” said Carmelo Anthony after the Knicks’ dispassionate 120-89 loss to the San Antonio ...

Drama continues for Lopez, Howard and Nets

Talk of trading Brook Lopez to the Lakers for Dwight Howard