New York Yankees
There wasn't much for the Nets to feel good about in their 113-111 victory Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Bucks.
It was almost mesmerizing, how bad the Knicks were from in the paint in their 92-88 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday.
With each passing day, the New York Cosmos are catching up to their outsize ambitions, moving further away from being an empty brand and historical curiosity, and closer to becoming an actual soccer team. (And maybe even a good one.)(4)
Yesterday was a fairly typical day in the public battle between Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees that's been going on since the Miami New Times reported links between Rodriguez and a nutritionist who allegedly supplied athletes with performance-enhancing drugs.
Each day, the New York tabloids vie to sell readers at the newsstands on outrageous headlines, dramatic photography, and, occasionally, great reporting. Who is today's winner?
Following a new report linking Alex Rodriguez and performance enhancing drugs in the Miami New Times, a host of writers and observers raced to definitive conclusions about this unprecedented set of circumstances.
A great chapter in what might have been closed on Monday, when Nick Johnson, the one-time uber-prospect for the New York Yankees, announced his retirement.(1)
But chalk one up for the Mets, even if it's a modest one: Pedro Feliciano signed a minor league deal with them Monday, and earned an invitation to spring training.
Following their 68-51 loss to Georgetown on Saturday, St. John's coach Steve Lavin described his young team as a "roller coaser ride."
Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden, the Red Storm proved his point, playing a strong game throughout a 67-63 victory over Notre Dame, a team ranked 20th in the latest ESPN poll.
The Yankees also haven't found an outfielder who can hit like Nick Swisher, who signed with the Cleveland Indians. Here, there's some hope, most likely in the form of Mike Morse of the Washington Nationals.
The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York will announce its new members Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m.(4)
EAST RUTHERFORD—We'd gathered at a location that no longer makes sense to see a coach who was fired for reasons no one outside the Nets organization fully understands.(1)