Warriors pound Mavericks in Game 1

Warriors pound Mavericks in Game 1

SAN FRANCISCO — Stephen Curry had 21 points and a game-high 12 rebounds, Golden State’s defense held Luka Doncic in check, and the Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 112-87 on Wednesday night for a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Doncic scored 20 points but shot just 6 for 18 and 3 of 10 … Read more

Antti Raanta stymies ex-Rangers mates to steal Game 1

Antti Raanta stymies ex-Rangers mates to steal Game 1

RALEIGH, N.C. — This was the goaltender who pushed Henrik Lundqvist to the bench for four straight games midway through the 2016-17 season, when such a thing had never ever been done before. This was the goaltender who introduced himself to Rangerstown on the first day of training camp in 2015 by assuring everyone that … Read more

Red Bulls rally for draw, but still winless at home

Red Bulls rally for draw, but still winless at home

Patryk Klimala scored in the first minute of second-half stoppage time as the New York Red Bulls remained winless at home, but rallied for a 3-3 draw with Chicago Fire FC in an action-packed contest Wednesday night in Harrison, N.J. Klimala scored his third goal this season against Chicago when he got a pass from … Read more

Not even Camden Yards can stop Aaron Judge salary drive

Not even Camden Yards can stop Aaron Judge salary drive

BALTIMORE — The Orioles built one thing of note since the heyday of Steady Eddie and Everyday Cal, which is a very long time indeed. And that is Camden Yards, so beautiful and perfect it doesn’t belong in Baltimore.  Unfortunately, the team had the temerity to tinker with perfection. Though it’s very unlikely the motivation … Read more

Rangers drop overtime heartbreaker to Hurricanes in Game 1

Rangers drop overtime heartbreaker to Hurricanes in Game 1

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Rangers had the Hurricanes right where they wanted them. They were commanding every inch of the ice, actively taking away what made their opponents so effective and holding the lead. After not building on that one-goal lead when they had a chance, however, the Rangers gave up the game-tying goal with … Read more

Ex-Phillies brain cancer deaths need study: Dr. Marc Siegel

Ex-Phillies brain cancer deaths need study: Dr. Marc Siegel

Six former Philadelphia Phillies players have died of brain cancer, and a doctor has said a potential link should be investigated. Former Phillies pitcher David West died of brain cancer this past week at the age of 57, renewing the question of whether the phenomenon of several former players who played for the team at … Read more

Jets sign Garrett Wilson to a four-year, $20.55M contract

Jets sign Garrett Wilson to a four-year, $20.55M contract

The Jets are now 3-for-3 with plenty of time to spare. Rookie wide receiver Garrett Wilson became the last of the Jets’ three first-round draft picks to sign his contract on Wednesday, when he inked a four-year, $20.55 million contract. The deal for the No. 10-overall pick is expected to include a $12.1 million signing … Read more