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  • Subway Series: Mets walk off Mariano Rivera, Yankees

    When legendary closer Mariano Rivera faces three batters in an inning, it typically leads to a New York Yankees victory. Well, not in Tuesday night’s rain-delayed Subway Series game at Citi Field, where the New York Mets (20-29) beat the Yankees (30-21) 2-1 following David Wright and Lucas Duda’s back-to-back RBI singles...

  • Mets top Yankees in 2013 Subway Series opener

    The New York Yankees (30-20) have a far better record than the New York Mets (19-29) in 2013, but the Amazin’s were the better Big Apple team at Citi Field Monday night, taking Game 1 of this year’s Subway Series 2-1. The Memorial Day game between the crosstown rivals remained scoreless until...

  • 2013 NBA Playoffs: Pacers eliminate Knicks

    New York Knicks fans’ worst fears came true last night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, where their team’s season was ended by the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers, 106-99 winners over New York in Game 6, move on to play the defending NBA champion Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals (Game 1 is...

  • 2013 NBA Playoffs: Knicks blow out Pacers 105-79 in Game 2

    The New York Knicks bounced back from their lackluster effort last Sunday in Game 1 of their second-round series vs. the Indiana Pacers, winning Game 2 at home Tuesday night 105-79. New York’s blowout victory—facilitated by the Knicks’ field goal percentage of .495 (44 of 89) on the night—evens the best-of-seven at...

  • Boxing: Floyd Mayweather outclasses Robert Guerrero, wins by unanimous decision

    Saturday’s welterweight championship bout between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. (44-0, 26 KO) and Robert Guerrero (31-2-1, 18 KO) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas looked competitive and exciting through its first two rounds, with Guerrero charging forward and Mayweather counter-punching. From the third round on, however, the fight was anything...

  • 2013 NBA Playoffs: New York Knicks lose again to Boston Celtics

    Once up 3-0 in their first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics, the New York Knicks this week have the appearance of a team that is in a world of trouble. On Wednesday, the Knicks missed another opportunity to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals, falling to Boston 92-86 before a stunned...

  • Injury-ridden Yankees go 16-10 in April

    With the opening month of Major League Baseball’s 2013 season in the books, the season is hardly lost for the reigning AL East champion New York Yankees. Despite missing several key players due to injury, the Yankees, after beating the Houston Astros (8-19) 7-4 at home Tuesday night, finished April with a...

  • Active NBA player comes out

    In a piece that will be featured in the May 6, 2013 edition of Sports Illustrated, 34-year-old National Basketball Association center Jason Collins reveals he is gay. Collins, a 7-footer from Northridge, Calif. whose identical twin, Jarron, also played in the NBA, is the first active player in any of the major...

  • Danny Garcia wins bloody battle vs. Zab Judah

    Danny Garcia (26-0, 16 KO) passed a major test at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center Saturday night, retaining his WBC, WBA and The Ring junior welterweight championships with a unanimous decision win over veteran southpaw Zab Judah (42-8, 29 KO). Judges scored the bloody, brutal bout 116-111, 114-112 and 115-112. Garcia, 25, dominated the...

  • 2013 NBA Playoffs: Knicks beat Celtics 90-76 in Game 3, lead series 3-0

    Big Apple basketball fans haven’t witnessed the New York Knicks close out a playoff series in 13 years, but a victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday ends that forgettable drought. The Knicks dominated the Celtics in Game 3 at TD Garden Friday night, beating their hosts 90-76 behind Carmelo Anthony’s game-high...

  • U.S Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas Welcomed McDonald’s New Egg White Delight McMuffin®

    Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas hosted a preview event introducing McDonald’s new Egg White Delight McMuffin to the NY Tri-State area. The event took place at the Times Square McDonald’s® restaurant located at 220 W 42nd Street. Gabby Douglas was joined by Chef and Registered Dietitian Jessica Foust who demonstrated how this...

  • Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez proves he’s real deal with win over Austin Trout

    The hype surrounding light middleweight wunderkind Saul “Canelo” Álvarez (42-0-1, 30 KO), 22, cannot solely be attributed to the media any longer. Álvarez, of Guadalajara, Mexico, passed his first professional test convincingly Saturday night, adding the 154-pound The Ring and WBA belts to his WBC title after defeating El Paso, Texas southpaw...

  • Guillermo Rigondeaux, professional boxing’s 122-pound king

    This past Saturday, Cuban southpaw Guillermo Rigondeaux (12-0, 8 KO) outboxed “The Filipino Flash,” Nonito Donaire (31-2, 20 KO), at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, winning by unanimous decision to unify the super bantamweight division’s The Ring, WBO and WBA titles. Rigondeaux, 32, displayed catlike reflexes throughout the 12-round, highly-anticipated...

  • @LuchaLibreUSA: Masked Warriors Battle Bullying

    Get ready for some awesome Lucha Libre USA Mexican Wrestling action, coming to The Event Center at...

  • World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio

    With WrestleMania 29 only a few days away I got to meet up with the World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio at the top of the Empire State Building on April 2nd. His personal ring announcer and friend Ricardo Rodriguez accompanied Alberto. After suffering a gruesome assault from his opponent Jack Swagger...

  • Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony scores 50 points in win over Miami Heat

    New York Knicks small forward Carmelo Anthony played like a man possessed at AmericanAirlines Arena Tuesday night, scoring 50 points on 18 of 26 shooting in a 102-90 win over the Miami Heat (58-16). In just over 40 minutes of action, Anthony hit seven 3-pointers in 10 attempts and seven free throws...

  • Roc Nation Sports, Jay-Z’s new sports agency, signs Yankees 2B Robinson Cano

    Brooklyn rapper Jay-Z has just launched Roc Nation Sports, which announced New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano as its first client Tuesday. The new agency will jointly represent Cano with Creative Artists Agency’s sports division. “Because of my love of sports, it was a natural progression to form a company where...

  • Robert Guerrero released following gun arrest at JFK Airport

    Former two-time IBF featherweight champion Robert Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KO) was released on his own recognizance by the New York State Supreme Court for Queens County hours after he was arrested Thursday at JFK Airport for possessing a firearm. Before checking his luggage for an 8:10 a.m. ET flight to Las Vegas...

  • Big week for Melo, New York Knicks and perhaps … Honey Nut Cheerios

    Losers of 10 out of 16 games from Feb. 10 to March 17, the New York Knicks (42-26) have won four straight to maintain a slight edge over the Indiana Pacers (43-27) for the NBA Eastern Conference’s No. 2 seed. With the top-seeded Miami Heat (55-14) virtually out of reach courtesy of...

  • Dominican Republic shuts out Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic final

    The Dominican Republic now officially stands alone atop the baseball world, shutting Puerto Rico (5-4) out 3-0 Tuesday night in the 2013 World Baseball Classic title game at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. The Dominicans, 8-0 overall in the tournament, went 3-0 vs. their Puerto Rican counterparts, limiting their Caribbean neighbors to two...

  • Monster Dunk: Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan humiliates Pistons G Brandon Knight

    Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight was immortalized at the Staples Center in Los Angeles this past Sunday, and not in a good way. In the second quarter, Knight had the misfortune of being in front of the basket when 6-foot-11 Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan caught a pass from point guard...

  • After making hit ‘Harlem Shake’ video, Heat beat Knicks in NYC

    Led by LeBron James’ 29 points on 12 of 23 shooting, the Miami Heat (43-14) put the New York Knicks (35-21) in their place Sunday, winning 99-93 in front of a national TV audience and capacity crowd at Madison Square Garden. With the victory, Miami, which entered Sunday 0-2 vs. New York...

  • Victor Ortiz, aka @VICIOUSortiz, is Breaking Out of the Ring & Hitting the Dance Floor

    A few weeks back the buzz on the web was that Dancing with the Stars pro, Cheryl Burke, was hoping to get a little Victor Cruz salsa action on the show this year. He declined, it didn’t happen. Nonetheless, they still got their Victor! Mexican-American lightweight boxing champ, Victor Ortiz, will be...